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List of spirits (Splatoon series)

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The following is the list of the spirits from the Splatoon series in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Primary Spirits[edit]

No. Image Name Type Class Slot Base Power Max Power Base Attack Max Attack Base Defense Max Defense Ability Origin Game Acquisition
1,036
Spikey
Spyke
Shield
★★ ⬡⬡⬡ 1,500 6,005 705 2,822 795 3,183 No Effect Splatoon Summon with cores from Big Urchin and Unira
1,042
Octoling
Octoling
Shield
★★ 1,843 7,415 1,106 4,449 737 2,966 No Effect Splatoon •Battle via World of Light (The Light Realm)
•Battle via Spirit Board
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 1000G
1,043
Djoctavio
DJ Octavio
Neutral
★★ ⬡⬡⬡ 1,506 6,029 700 2,803 806 3,226 Can Be Enhanced at Lv. 99 Splatoon Summon with cores from Octoling, Octorok, and any Neutral core
1,044
from the game's files
Octobot King
Neutral
★★★ ⬡⬡⬡ 3,277 9,835 1,381 4,144 1,654 4,963 Made of Metal Splatoon •Enhance the DJ Octavio spirit
1,047
Octoling girl and boy
Octoling Girl & Octoling Boy
Attack
★★★ ⬡⬡ 2,828 8,524 1,414 4,262 1,414 4,262 No Effect Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion •Battle via World of Light (The Dark Realm)
•Battle via Spirit Board
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 6000G
•Scan the Octoling Boy amiibo or Octoling Girl amiibo

Support Spirits[edit]

No. Image Name Class Cost Ability Origin Game Acquisition
1,027
Orange Squid
Inkling Squid ★★★ Up Special ↑ Splatoon Summon with cores from Blooper, Huey, and any Support core
1,028
judd
Judd ★★★★ ⬢⬢⬢ Double Final Smash Splatoon
(Artwork: Splatoon 2)
Summon with cores from Judge, Meowth, any Neutral core, and any Support core
1,029
from the game's files
Li'l Judd ★★★ ⬢⬢ Chance of Double Final Smash Splatoon 2 •Purchase at Beedle's Tent for 4000SP
•Battle via Spirit Board
1,030
SSBU spirit Squid Sisters.png
Squid Sisters ★★★★ ⬢⬢ Fast Final Smash Meter Splatoon Summon with cores from Blooper, Meloetta (Aria Forme), and Ouendan Cheerleaders
•Battle via Spirit Board (unlocked after obtaining spirit once)
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 15,000G (unlocked after obtaining spirit once)
•Scan the Callie amiibo or Marie amiibo
1,031
Pearl & Marina Spirit
Off the Hook ★★★ Undamaged Attack & Speed ↑ Splatoon 2 •Battle via World of Light (Mysterious Dimension)
•Battle via Spirit Board
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 6000G
•Scan the Marina amiibo or Pearl amiibo
1,033
Annie and Moe
Annie ★★ Undamaged Attack ↑ Splatoon •Battle via World of Light (The Light Realm)
•Battle via Spirit Board
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 1000G
1,034
from the game's files
Jelonzo Water/Freezing Resist ↑ Splatoon •Battle via Spirit Board
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 500G
1,035
Crustysean
Crusty Sean ★★ Stats ↑ after Eating Splatoon
(Artwork: Splatoon 2)
•Battle via World of Light (The Light Realm)
•Battle via Spirit Board
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 1000G
1,037
from the game's files
Flow ★★ Back Shield Equipped Splatoon 2 Summon with cores from Shop Assistant and Madame Couture
1,038
Jelfonzo
Jelfonzo Bunny Hood Equipped Splatoon 2 •Complete Challenge (Spirit Board): Get 3000SP (Spirit Points).
•Battle via Spirit Board (unlocked after obtaining spirit once)
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 500G (unlocked after obtaining spirit once)
1,039
from the game's files
Bisk Foot Attack ↑ Splatoon 2 •Battle via Spirit Board
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 500G
1,040
SSBU spirit Murch.png
Murch ★★ ⬢⬢ Weapon Resist ↑ Splatoon 2 •Battle via World of Light (The Light Realm)
•Battle via Spirit Board
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 1000G
1,045
zzapfish
Zapfish Electric Attack ↑ Splatoon •Defeat the Power Plant boss (Great Zapfish) in World of Light
•Battle via Spirit Board
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 500G
1,046
Great Zapfish
Great Zapfish ★★★ ⬢⬢ Giant Splatoon •Battle via World of Light (Power Plant)
•Battle via Spirit Board (unlocked after obtaining spirit once)
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 6000G (unlocked after obtaining spirit once)
1,048
from the game's files
Octoling Octopus ★★ Ray Gun Equipped Splatoon
(Artwork: Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion)
•Battle via World of Light (The Final Battle - Dark)
•Battle via Spirit Board
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 1000G
•Scan the Octoling Octopus amiibo
1,049
from the game's files
Super Sea Snail Unira Equipped Splatoon
(Artwork: Splatoon 2)
•Purchase at Timmy and Tommy's for 500SP

Master Spirits[edit]

No. Image Name Facility Origin Game Acquisition Music
1,032
SSBU spirit Sheldon.png
Sheldon Shopping (Sheldon's Place) Splatoon
(Artwork: Splatoon 2)
•Battle via World of Light (The Light Realm) Kraken Up
1,041
SSBU spirit Cap'n Cuttlefish.png
Cap'n Cuttlefish Dojo (Land Style) Splatoon •Battle via World of Light (The Light Realm) Muck Warfare

Fighter Spirits[edit]

No. Image Alternate Artwork Name Origin Game Acquisition
1,025
SSBU spirit Inkling (Girl).png
Inkling SSBU.png
Inkling (Girl) Splatoon •Complete Classic Mode with Inkling
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 300G (after unlocking Inkling)
1,026
SSBU spirit Inkling (Boy).png
Inkling-Alt1 SSBU.png
Inkling (Boy) Splatoon •Complete Challenge (Smash): As Inkling, bury a Lv. 9 CPU into the ground 3 times with the side special, Splat Roller.
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 300G (after unlocking Inkling)

Spirit Battles[edit]

Spirit Battle parameters Inspiration
No. Image Name Enemy Fighter(s) Type Power Stage Rules Conditions Music
1,029
from the game's files
Li'l Judd •Tiny Mr. Game & Watch MrGame&WatchHeadSSBU.png
Inkling InklingHeadYellowSSBU.pngInklingHeadCyanSSBU.png
Attack
9,100 Moray Towers N/A •The enemy favors side specials Now or Never! (Splatfest Version) - Splatoon 2 Spirit Battle inspiration:
  • The Tiny Mr. Game & Watch's favored Judge represents Li'l Judd, a small cat character who holds flags to judge the winner of a Splatoon multiplayer battle.
  • The Inkling minions represent the members of two different teams in the Splatoon multiplayer battles judged by Li'l Judd.
  • The stage and music track represent Li'l Judd's appearance in Splatoon 2, which features Li'l Judd as a background character.

Other trivia:
  • This spirit's Support type and Chance of Double Final Smash reference Li'l Judd's judging role in Splatoon 2 where he will likely raise the flag for the opposing team, depending on the outcome of the multiplayer matches.
  • This spirit is featured in the Beedle's Tent shop, which sells spirits related to living creatures, referencing how Li'l Judd is a cat.
1,030
SSBU spirit Squid Sisters.png
Squid Sisters Inkling Team InklingHeadPinkSSBU.png×4
Attack
13,700 Moray Towers (night) •Assist Trophy Enemies (Squid Sisters)
•Easy to Launch
•You are easy to launch
•Hostile assist trophies will appear
Ink Me Up Spirit Battle inspiration:
  • The pink Inkling Team represents one of the two teams represented by one of the Squid Sisters who appear as the Assist Trophy enemy.
  • The stage represents Moray Towers, a stage in Splatoon, the game which features the Squid Sisters' debut as a pop star duo and an ally.
  • The stage's layout and music track represent the Splatfest, a nightly event in Splatoon hosted by the Squid Sisters where they perform a live concert and sing one of their songs, including the musical theme.
  • The Easy to Launch rule references the Squid Sisters' Assist Trophy ability in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate where the screen will zoom in on the Squid Sisters and make the blast lines smaller, making it easier for players to KO other players.

Other trivia:
  • This spirit's Support type references the Squid Sister's roles in the Splatoon series as the player's mentors in the series' Hero Modes and supporters for their teams during Splatfest.
  • This spirit's Fast Final Smash Meter ability references how the player will feature a colorful, glowing appearance when they obtain their Final Smash, similar to how the Squid Sisters will feature a colorful, glowing appearance while performing their live concert.
1,031
Pearl & Marina Spirit
Off the Hook Inkling InklingHeadPurpleSSBU.pngInklingHeadPinkSSBU.png
Shield
9,700 Moray Towers (Ω form) •Assist Trophy Enemies (Squid Sisters) •Hostile assist trophies will appear Ebb & Flow Spirit Battle inspiration:
  • The purple Inkling's costume and the pink Inkling's dark skin each represent the members of the pop idol duo, Off the Hook: Pearl and Marina.
  • The stage's layout, music track, and Squid Sisters Assist Trophy represent Off the Hook's debut in Splatoon 2 where they replace the Squid Sisters' role as hosts of the night Splatfest events, with the musical theme being sung by Off the Hook.

Other trivia:
  • This spirit's Support type references how Off the Hook replaces the Squid Sisters' roles as hosts for the Splatfests and supporters of the opposing teams in Splatoon 2.
1,032
SSBU spirit Sheldon.png
Sheldon Inkling Team InklingHeadCyanSSBU.pngInklingHeadYellowSSBU.pngInklingHeadGreenSSBU.pngInklingHeadPinkSSBU.png
Neutral
8,000 Moray Towers (Battlefield form) •Item: Shooting Types •The enemy's ranged weapons have increased power Seaskape
  • The Inkling Team and the Shooting Type items reference how the Inklings' weapons are constructed by Sheldon.
  • The stage and music track represent Sheldon's debut as an ally in Splatoon.
  • The battle condition references how Sheldon spends his time upgrading and modifying the weapons that the Inklings use.
1,033
Annie and Moe
Annie Peach PeachHeadFireSSBU.png
Shield
3,600 Moray Towers N/A •The enemy is easily distracted by items Kraken Up Spirit Battle inspiration:
  • The Fire Peach wears a crown, representing Annie, the owner of her headgear shop, Cooler Heads.
  • The stage and music represent Annie's debut as an ally in Splatoon.
  • The Bunny Hood, Lip's Stick, Ramblin' Evil Mushroom items, when used, appear on the players' heads, referencing the headgears sold at Cooler Heads.

Other trivia:
  • This spirit's Support and Shield types and Undamaged Attack ↑ ability reference how headgears sold at Cooler Heads can give players a unique advantageous effect, including increased attack and defense power.
1,034
from the game's files
Jelonzo Inkling InklingHeadCyanSSBU.pngInklingHeadPurpleSSBU.png
Shield
2,500 Saffron City (Battlefield form) •Hazard: Poison Floor •The floor is poisonous Seaskape Spirit Battle inspiration:
  • The purple and cyan Inklings represent Jelonzo, a jellyfish character with a purple-and-cyan color scheme who can communicate with the Inklings.
  • The stage and music track represents Booyah Base, a mall in Inkopolis in Splatoon which features Jelonzo's shop, Jelly Fresh.
  • The Poison Floor hazard references how real-life jellyfish feature stinging tentacles which contain venom.

Other trivia:
  • This spirit's Support type references how Jelonzo sells shirts and jackets which gives players a unique advantageous effect.
  • This spirit's Water/Freezing Resist ↑ ability references how Jelonzo is often seen on dry land and not in water.
1,035
Crustysean
Crusty Sean Inkling InklingHeadYellowSSBU.png
Grab
3,600 Saffron City •Move Speed ↑
•Item: Food
•The enemy becomes more powerful after eating
•All fighters have increased move speed after a little while
•The enemy is easily distracted by items
Rip Entry Spirit Battle inspiration:
  • The yellow Inking's shoes represents Crusty Sean, a crustacean who wears shows with a similar black-and-yellow color scheme.
  • The stage and music track represents Inkopolis Square, an area in Inkopolis in Splatoon 2 which features Sean's food truck, the Crust Bucket,
  • The Food item, Move Speed ↑ rule and the first battle condition reference the food and drinks sold at the Crust Buckets which can be exchanged for tickets, which can give players a different bonus, including raising the chance of increasing run speed on gear.

Other trivia:
  • This spirit's Support type and Stats ↑ after Eating ability further reference how the tickets sold at Crust Bucket can give players a different bonus, including increased stats.
1,038
Jelfonzo
Jelfonzo •Clear Squirtle SquirtleHeadRedSSBU.png
Grab
1,700 Saffron City N/A •The enemy is invisible Don't Slip Spirit Battle inspiration:
  • The red Clear Squirtle represents Jelfonzo, a jellyfish whose species are so transparent, they appear nearly invisible.
  • The stage and music track represents Galleria, an area in Inkopolis in Splatoon 2 which features Jelfonzo's clothing shop, the Ye Olde Cloth Shoppe.

Other trivia:
  • This spirit's Support type and Bunny Hood Equipped ability reference the clothes sold at the Ye Olde Cloth Shoppe, which gives players a unique advantageous effect, including increased speed.
1,039
from the game's files
Bisk Pac-Man Pac-ManHeadYellowSSBU.png
Attack
1,700 Saffron City •Move Speed ↑ •The enemy's kicks and knee strikes have increased power
•The enemy has increased move speed after a little while
Endolphin Surge Spirit Battle inspiration:
  • The yellow Pac-Man represents Bisk, a yellow character with large eyes.
  • The stage and music track represents Inkopolis Square, an area in Inkopolis in Splatoon 2 which features Bisk's shop, Shella Fresh.
  • The Move Speed ↑ rule and battle conditions reference how Shella Fresh sells shoes with a variety of abilities, including increased power and increased speed.

Other trivia:
  • This spirit's Support type and Foot Attack ↑ ability further reference the shoes sold at Shella Fresh which feature a variety of abilities, including foot-related abilities.
1,040
SSBU spirit Murch.png
Murch Morton BowserJrHeadMortonSSBU.png
Attack
3,700 Saffron City •Attack Power ↑
•Move Speed ↑
•Item: Unira
•The enemy has increased move speed
•The enemy has increased attack power after a little while
Inkoming! Spirit Battle inspiration:
  • Morton and the Unira item represents Murch, a sea urchin with a tough personality who wears a black-and-white color scheme.
  • The stage and music track represents Inkopolis Square, an area in Inkopolis in Splatoon 2 where Murch can be found.
  • The Attack Power ↑ and Move Speed ↑ rules reference how Murch can tweak the player's gear's abilities to use in online battles.

Other trivia:
  • This spirit's Support type and Weapon Resist ↑ ability further reference Murch's ability to tweak the abilities of the player's gear, which includes resistance to an opponent's weapons attack.
1,041
SSBU spirit Cap'n Cuttlefish.png
Cap'n Cuttlefish Mii Brawler MiiBrawlerHeadSSBU.png (Moveset 1323, Vince's Hat, Skull Kid's Outfit, Low Voice Type 12)
Neutral
3,300 Mushroom Kingdom U (Rock-Candy Mines) •Item: Ray Gun •The enemy's ranged weapons have increased power
•The enemy has increased move speed
Calamari Inkantation
  • The Mii Brawler's Vince's Hat, Skull Kid's Outfit, and low voice type represents Capn' Cuttlefish, an old Inkling who features a beard, an old captain's hat, and ragged clothes.
  • The stage's layout references Octo Valley, the hub world of Splatoon's Octo Valley mode which features Cap'n Cuttlefish.
  • The music track represents the musical theme sung by Cap'n Cuttlefish's granddaughters, the Squid Sisters, who plays the music during the final boss battle against DJ Octavio, allowing him to break free.
  • The Ray Gun references the shooting gameplay mechanic in the Splatoon series.
1,042
Octoling
Octoling Inkling Team InklingHeadPinkSSBU.png×4 (75 HP)
Shield
4,000 Midgar (Battlefield form) •Item: Shooting Types Stamina battle
•The enemy favors neutral specials
Octoweaponry
  • The pink Inkling Team represents the Octolings, the Octarian counterparts of the Inklings, specifically the Octarian soldiers encountered as enemies in single-player modes in the Splatoon series.
  • The stage represents the underground locales of Splatoon's Octo Valley mode which features the Octolings as enemies.
  • The music track represents Turquoise October, an Octarian band, to whom the Octolings belong as a sub-species.
  • The Shooting Type items and the Inkling's favored Splattershot further references how Octolings in Splatoon only use the Octoshot, which is the Octoling counterpart of the Splattershot.
1,045
zzapfish
Zapfish Pichu Team PichuHeadSpikySSBU.png×4
Shield
2,500 Prism Tower (Battlefield form) •Hazard: Zap Floor •The floor is electrified Octoweaponry Spirit Battle inspiration:
  • The Pichu Team represents the Zapfish, a race of small, electrical creatures found at the end of each level in the Splatoon series' Hero Modes.
  • The stage and music track represents the Inkopolis Tower where the Zapfish are used as Inkopolis' main power source, who were kidnapped and stolen by the Octarians.

Other trivia:
  • This spirit's Shield type references how each Zapfish is covered with a barrier and must be burst before it can be rescued.
  • This spirit's Electric Attack ↑ ability references how the Zapfish produce a powerful electrical current.
  • In World of Light, defeating the Great Zapfish's spirit in the Power Plant map in the Light Realm is required to obtain this spirit, referencing the player's goal in the Splatoon series' Hero Modes to rescue the Zapfish from captivity at the end of each level.
1,046
Great Zapfish
Great Zapfish •Giant Pikachu PikachuHeadGreenSSBU.png
Shield
9,800 Prism Tower (Ω form) •Hazard: Zap Floor •The floor is electrified
•The enemy's electric attacks have increased power
•The enemy is giant
Splattack! (Remix) Spirit Battle inspiration:
  • The Giant Pikachu represents the Great Zapfish, the larger variety of the regular Zapfish.
  • The stage and music track represent Inkopolis Tower in Splatoon where the Great Zapfish is used as Inkopolis' main power source in Splatoon.
  • The Zap Floor hazard and second battle condition reference how the Great Zapfish produces a powerful electrical current.

Other trivia:
  • This spirit's Shield type references how the player must defeat DJ Octavio to rescue the Great Zapfish, as well as the barrier surrounding smaller Zapfish.
  • This spirit's Giant rule references how the Great Zapfish is an older, massive variant of the smaller Zapfish.
  • In World of Light, defeating the Great Zapfish's spirit is required to power up the Power Plant map in the Light Realm, referencing the end of Splatoon series' Hero Modes where the player must rescue the Great Zapfish in order to restore power to Inkopolis.
1,047
Octoling girl and boy
Octoling Girl & Octoling Boy Inkling InklingHeadPinkSSBU.pngInklingHeadIndigoSSBU.png
Attack
9,400 Midgar (hazards off) N/A •The enemy's special moves have increased power Undertow
  • The pink and indigo Inklings each represent the playable Octoling Girl & Octoling Boy, the Octarian counterparts to the Inklings, specifically Agent 8, the player character (whose appearance can be customized) in Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion. The pink Inkling has the ink color of Agent 8, while the indigo Inkling wears an Octo Tee.
  • The stage and music represent the underground locales of Splatoon's Octo Valley mode where the Octolings reside and Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion, which focuses on Agent 8.
1,048
from the game's files
Octoling Octopus Greninja Team GreninjaHeadPinkSSBU.png×4
Shield
3,900 Moray Towers N/A •Timed battle (2:00) Octoweaponry Spirit Battle inspiration:
  • The smaller-than-normal pink Greninja Team represent the pink Octoling Octopus, the octopus form of the Octolings, who use liquid-based attacks.
  • The stage and music track represent the Octoling Octopus's debut in Splatoon, which features the Octoling Octopus' pink-colored ink.
  • The music track represents Turquoise October, an Octarian band, to whom the Octolings belong as a sub-species.
  • The timed battle condition references the Turf Wars where the opposing teams must cover the majority of the battlefield with their color-coded ink before the timer runs out.

Other trivia:
  • This spirit's Ray Gun Equipped ability references the shooting gameplay mechanic in the Splatoon series.
  • In World of Light, the Octoling Octopus spirit is located on Dharkon's side on The Final Battle map while the Starly spirit is featured across from it on Dharkon's side, referencing how both characters are pink-colored sea creatures.
  • Despite the spirit's artwork is that of playable Octolings introduced in Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion, the stage and music track references enemy Octolings' octopus form introduced in Splatoon, which looks significantly different from playable Octolings' octopus form.

Series Order[edit]

Number Name Series
1,025 Inkling (Girl) Splatoon Series
1,026 Inkling (Boy)
1,027 Inkling Squid
1,028 Judd
1,029 Li'l Judd
1,030 Squid Sisters
1,031 Off the Hook
1,032 Sheldon
1,033 Annie
1,034 Jelonzo
1,035 Crusty Sean
1,036 Spyke
1,037 Flow
1,038 Jelfonzo
1,039 Bisk
1,040 Murch
1,041 Cap'n Cuttlefish
1,042 Octoling
1,043 DJ Octavio
1,044 Octobot King
1,045 Zapfish
1,046 Great Zapfish
1,047 Octoling Girl & Octoling Boy
1,048 Octoling Octopus
1,049 Super Sea Snail

Trivia[edit]

  • The Octobot King is the first spirit to reuse artwork from another spirit, that being the spirit's unenhanced form, DJ Octavio.