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Splatoon 2 update version 5.4.0 patch notes

Posted on February 19, 2021 by in News, Switch

Yesterday a new update for Splatoon 2 was announced for February 23. This update brings quite a few balancing changes. Check out the patch notes below.

  • Specifications for some of the main weapons have been changed.
    WeaponChange
    • Splattershot
    • Tentatek Splattershot
    • Kensa Splattershot
    • Hero Shot Replica
    • Octoshot Replica
    • Increased the likelihood the turf around your feet will be inked when firing.
    • .52 Gal
    • .52 Gal Deco
    • Kensa .52 Gal
    • Increased the radius of ink that lands when you shoot far away by roughly 27%.
    • Dapple Dualies
    • Dapple Dualies Nouveau
    • Clear Dapple Dualies
    • Decreased ink consumption from shots fired by roughly 5%.
    • Splat Dualies
    • Enperry Splat Dualies
    • Kensa Splat Dualies
    • Hero Dualie Replicas
    • Decreased ink consumption from shots fired by roughly 5%.
    • H-3 Nozzlenose
    • H-3 Nozzlenose D
    • Cherry H-3 Nozzlenose
    • Increased ink consumption by roughly 25%.
    • Squeezer
    • Foil Squeezer
    • Dualie Squelchers
    • Custom Dualie Squelchers
    • Increased shot spread when firing immediately after jumping in normal stance by roughly 25%.
      • There is no change to shot spread immediately after a roll
     
  • Specifications for some of the sub weapons have been changed.
    Sub WeaponChange
    • Torpedo
    • Extended the time until ink begins to refill after use by roughly 8/60 of a second.
  • Points required for using specials have been changed for certain main weapons.
    WeaponBeforeAfter
    Kensa Splattershot Jr200190
    Kensa Undercover Brella200190
    Firefin Splat Charger210220
    Firefin Splatterscope210220
    E-liter 4K170180
    E-liter 4K Scope170180
    Custom Dualie Squelchers210220
  • Fixed an issue in Starfish Mainstage in which it was possible to enter the opposing team’s base by jumping from certain walls.
  • Fixed an issue in Manta Maria in which it was possible to enter the opposing team’s base by jumping from certain walls.
  • Fixed an issue in Kelp Dome in which it was possible to enter the opposing team’s base by jumping from certain walls.
  • Fixed an issue in Skipper Pavilion in which it was possible to enter the opposing team’s base by transferring between certain walls.

Other Changes

  • We observed changes after distribution of Ver 5.3.0 and made adjustments to slightly lower the fighting power of certain weapons that could hold the battle line over a long period of time from further away compared to other weapons.
  • In addition, in order increase the variety of weapons being selected, we made adjustments to several weapons to increase their competitiveness with the most popular weapons.
  • We will observe the changes after this update and make further adjustments to Splatoon 2 in the future.
  • When you download the latest update data, you will no longer be able to communicate in The Shoal with players using older update data.

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