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Golden Sheldon Licenses Guide - Best Weapon To Exchange

Splatoon 3 | Golden Sheldon Licenses Guide - Best Weapon To Exchange

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Check out this Golden Sheldon Licenses guide for Splatoon 3. Includes What Are Golden Sheldon Licenses, best weapons to use Golden Sheldon Licenses on, and more!

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What Are Golden Sheldon Licenses?

Transfer Bonus From Splatoon 2


Golden Sheldon Licenses are bonuses you get for transfering data from Splatoon 2. You can get 3 of them for doing so. At the start of Splatoon 3, it can be exchanged for Weapons of your choice from the store!

How To Transfer Data and Get Benefits

Recommended Weapons To Use Golden Sheldon Licenses

Recommended To Use For Higher Level Weapons

Sheldon Licenses can be used to acquire weapons. Unlocked weapons can be obtained with one Sheldon License, while locked weapons will require 3 of them. One Golden Sheldon License can be used to purchase any weapon regardless of your level.

Since weapons are unlocked as you level up, it's recommended to use Golden Sheldon Licenses to exchange for weapons that are not available yet for your level.

Try Or Test The Weapon First


At the store, you can test weapons of your choice. It's best to do this first and see how they work before you go and exchange for them.

How To Test Weapons - Test Room Guide

Recommended Weapons List To Exchange For

WeaponsWeapon Details
Hydra SplatlingHydra SplatlingRecommendation: ★★★
Level Unlock: 20
Weapon Type: Splatling
Sub Weapons: Autobomb
Special: Booyah Bomb
・ Great for fighting at one spot.
・ Booyah Bomb can create opportunities.
・ Unlock level is quite high.
52 Gal.52 GalRecommendation: ★★★
Level Unlock: 11
Weapon Type: Shooter
Sub Weapons: Splash Wall
Special: Killer Wail 5.1
・ Can land a kill with just two shots.
・ Effective against shooters because of its range.
・ Level unlock is not that high but not early either.
Tri-SlosherTri-SlosherRecommendation: ★★★
Level Unlock: 10
Weapon Type: Slosher
Sub Weapons: Toxic Mist
Special: Inkjet
・ The Spread of its attack is wide and easy to hit.
・ Swift attacks and can splat enemies with just 2 hits.
・ Level unlock is not that high but not early either.
Clash BlasterClash BlasterRecommendation: ★★☆
Level Unlock: 22
Weapon Type: Blaster
Sub Weapons: Splat Bomb
Special: Trizooka
・Conditional, but it's possible to get a kill with just two shots.
・Paints foothold while attacking.
・Level Unlock is quite high.
Dark Tetra DualiesDark Tetra DualiesRecommendation: ★★☆
Level Unlock: 17
Weapon Type: Dualie
Sub Weapons: Autobomb
Special: Reefslider
・Can perform up to 4 dodge rolls making it great for face to face combat.
・ Easy to get kills with Reefslider
・ Level Unlock is quite high.
N-ZAP85N-ZAP85Recommendation: ★★☆
Level Unlock: 6
Weapon Type: Shooter
Sub Weapons: Suction Bomb
Special: Tacticooler
・ High base paint specs
・ Tacticooler is for quick mobile shots
・ Level Unlock is low
Aerospray MGAerospray MGRecommendation: ★☆☆
Level Unlock: 5
Weapon Type: Shooter
Sub Weapons: Fizzy Bomb
Special: Reefslider
・ Paint performance is quite high
・ Reefslider cover low kill performance
・ Has Low Level requirements

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