Splatoon 3: How To Change Character? [With Pictures]

This guide details on how to change and customize your character in Splatoon 3.

Splatoon 3 How To Change Character
Splatoon 3 How To Change Character

Nintendo’s massively famous Splatoon 3 is finally released on September 9th, and fans are not having enough of it. The third addition to the Nintendo Switch exclusive third-person shooter took the world by storm with cute, fashionable characters, gooey splattering battle arenas, weapons, and moves. At the same time, players are asking many questions, the most prominent being in Splatoon 3, how to change the character and become the ultimate warrior in the Turf Wars. 

Key Takeaways

  • In Splatoon 3, players can change their character from Inklings to Octolings and vice versa.
  • Inklings can take the form of squids, while Octolings can turn into octopuses, allowing players to take advantage during battles.
  • To change the character, players need to go to the Player Settings option in the Splatoon menu screen, then find the Others tab, select Player Settings, and confirm the change.
  • Changing the character will not cost money or result in losing all the performance or gear.

How To Change Character In Splatoon 3?

Changing your character is a straightforward process, and it doesn’t cost money or result in losing your performance or gear. Here’s how you can change your character from Inklings to Octolings and vice versa:

  1. Start by accessing the Splatoon menu screen.
    Go To Menu
    Go To Menu
  2. Go to the “Options” tab.
  3. In the “Options” menu, you’ll find an “Others” tab. Select it.
    Select Options
    Select Options
  4. Within the “Others” tab, you’ll see “Player Settings.” Choose this option.
  5. When you select “Player Settings,” you’ll receive a confirmation message asking if you want to change your character. Confirm your decision to proceed.
    Confirmation for Changing Character
    Confirmation for Changing Character
  6. After confirming, a small cutscene will play, and you’ll be presented with your existing Inkling character and the option to select an Octoling character.
  7. Now, you can change your character from Octoling to Inkling or vice versa. You’ll also have the opportunity to customize your character, just like you did at the beginning of the game.

Remember that changing your character is reversible, so you can switch back and forth between Inklings and Octolings as desired without any negative consequences. Enjoy customizing your character and exploring the world of Splatoon 3!

Customizing Your Character 

Nintendo Entertainment has introduced extensive customization options to ensure your character looks fashionable in the Splatoon 3 battle arena. Here’s how you can customize your character:

  1. Choose Your Character: Begin by selecting your character, either an Octoling or an Inkling.
  2. Select Skin Tone: Customize your character’s appearance by choosing a skin tone that ranges from light to dark.
  3. Eye Color: Pick your character’s eye color to personalize their look further.
  4. Tentacle Cut and Brows: Customize the tentacles on your character’s head by selecting a specific cut and style for their brows.
  5. Leg Wear: Choose from various pants and shorts to dress up your character’s legs.
  6. Confirm and Save: After you’ve customized your character to your liking, confirm your choices and save your character’s appearance. Ensure everything looks good before proceeding; you wouldn’t want to redo the customization later.
  7. Customize Little Buddy: You can also customize the appearance of your Little Buddy, a Smallfry that assists your character during the game’s storyline campaign. Customize your Little Buddy to enhance your gameplay experience.

Final Words

Splatoon 3 is a straightforward game with all options available to players at the start of the game. Apart from changing the appearance from the character menu, you can also visit Splatoons stores to purchase clothing and many gears for their characters. 

It is a great addition to enhance the customizability of your character rather than keep changing them and starting over again. You can also find different weapons you can get from the stores and use them to your advantage in the battle.

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