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Best Gear Ability Tier List

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Best Gear Ability Tier List

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Best Gear Abilities Ranking in Splatoon 3. Includes the quick guide for best gear ability tiers and recommended gear abilities for each weapon class.

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Best Gear Abilities by Class

Best Gear Abilities for Shooter

AbilityEffect
Reason
Intensify ActionIntensify ActionMakes Squid Rolls and Squid Surges easier to do and steadies your aim when firing after jumping.
・The point of all is improving the accuracy of aim while jumping
・It is essential to Splattershot and .52 Gal which are suitable for battles.
・Well worth to own one or two as the Primary Gear Ability.
Stealth JumpStealth Jump
*Only Shoes
Hides your Super Jump landing point from distant players.
Makes your landing of Super Jump harder to be targeted.
・Shortens the time between returning and joining the battle.
・Easier to keep the team's front line as you are safe to jump deeper.
Swim Speed UpSwim Speed UpIncreases movement speed in swim form.
・Moves faster from respawning to the center.
・Also useful for escaping from battle or avoiding the feint and bomb.

Best Gear Abilities for Charger

AbilityEffect
Reason
Swim Speed UpSwim Speed UpIncreases movement speed in swim form.
・Moves faster from respawning to the center.
・Easier to get away when you're approached by opponents.
・Moves faster during stored charge.
Ink Saver (Main)Ink Saver (Main)Decreases amount of ink consumed by your main weapon.
・Increases the shots by one or two.
・Easier to use full charge after using a sub weapon.
・Reduce the risk of running out of ink when you're stuck.
Respawn PunisherRespawn Punisher
*Only Clothing
Increases respawn time and special-gauge spawn penalty for you and any player you splat.
・Takes a position slightly behind the front line, making it harder to take disadvantages in case of death.
・Delay your opponents to use Special Weapon for a breakthrough just by killing them.
・The effect is beyond Tacticooler.

Best Gear Abilities for Blaster

AbilityEffect
Reason
Intensify ActionIntensify ActionMakes Squid Rolls and Squid Surges easier to do and steadies your aim when firing after jumping.
・The point of all is improving the accuracy of aim while jumping.
・Improving the firing while jumping makes you easier to avoid enemies' shots.
・Well worth to own one or two as the Primary Gear Ability.
Ink Saver (Main)Ink Saver (Main)Decreases amount of ink consumed by your main weapon.
・Increase the shots of blasters which consume lots of ink.
・Easier to join the battles due to the faster speed of ink recovery.
Quick RespawnQuick RespawnReduces respawn time after getting splatted repeatedly without splatting any opponents.
・Set on the weapons that are essential for battles to reduces the risk of death.
・Set on the sub if there are other gear abilities that have a higher priority.

Best Gear Abilities for Roller

AbilityEffect
Reason
Swim Speed UpSwim Speed UpIncreases movement speed in swim form.
・Increase the speed of approaching enemies to fire them at close range.
・Also useful for escaping from battle or avoiding the feint and bomb.
Ninja SquidNinja Squid
*Only Clothing
Leaves no trace when swimming in inked ground but slightly reduces swim speed.
・A gear ability for approaching enemies safely.
・No traces makes your enemies hard to track you.
Quick RespawnQuick RespawnReduces respawn time after getting splatted repeatedly without splatting any opponents.
・Set on the weapons that are essential for battles to reduces the risk of death.

Best Gear Abilities for Brush

AbilityEffect
Reason
Ink Saver (Main)Ink Saver (Main)Decreases amount of ink consumed by your main weapon.
・Since long presses also consume ink, this can increases the movement distance.
・Prevents running out of ink when you fire with the main after throwing the sub.
Swim Speed UpSwim Speed UpIncreases movement speed in swim form.
・Increase the speed of approaching enemies to fire them at close range.
・Also useful for escaping from battle or avoiding the feint and bomb.
Ninja SquidNinja Squid
*Only Clothing
Leaves no trace when swimming in inked ground but slightly reduces swim speed.
・A gear ability for approaching enemies safely.
・No traces makes your enemies hard to track you.

Best Gear Abilities for Slosher

AbilityEffect
Reason
Ink Saver (Main)Ink Saver (Main)Decreases amount of ink consumed by your main weapon.
・For the main weapons that consume more ink.
・Increasing the number of main attack makes a contribution to the team.
Ninja SquidNinja Squid
*Only Clothing
Leaves no trace when swimming in inked ground but slightly reduces swim speed.
・A gear ability for approaching enemies safely.
・No traces makes your enemies hard to track you.
Run Speed UpRun Speed UpIncreases movement speed in Inkling or Octoling form.
・Moves faster while firing.
・Increase the chance of winning face to face due to the ability to dodge shots.

Best Gear Abilities for Splatling

AbilityEffect
Reason
Run Speed UpRun Speed UpIncreases movement speed in Inkling or Octoling form.
・Moves faster while firing.
・Movement speed is easier to increase than other weapon classes.
・Increase the chance of winning face to face due to the faster movement while firing.
Swim Speed UpSwim Speed UpIncreases movement speed in swim form.
・For the movement when you change your position.
・Easier to make a successful escape when you're stuck.
Respawn PunisherRespawn Punisher
*Only Clothing
Increases respawn time and special-gauge spawn penalty for you and any player you splat.
・Takes a position slightly behind the front line, making it harder to take disadvantages in case of death.
・Delay your opponents to use Special Weapon for a breakthrough just by killing them.
・The effect is beyond Tacticooler.

Best Gear Abilities for Dualie

AbilityEffect
Reason
Ink Saver (Main)Ink Saver (Main)Decreases amount of ink consumed by your main weapon.
・In addition to the main firing, Dodge Roll also consumes ink.
・Prevents firing no shots after a dodge roll.
Stealth JumpStealth Jump
*Only Shoes
Hides your Super Jump landing point from distant players.
Makes your landing of Super Jump harder to be targeted.
・Shortens the time between returning and joining the battle.
・Easier to keep the team's front line as you are safe to jump deeper.
Quick RespawnQuick RespawnReduces respawn time after getting splatted repeatedly without splatting any opponents.
・Set on the weapons that are essential for battles to reduces the risk of death.
・Set on the sub if there are other gear abilities that have a higher priority.

Best Gear Abilities for Brella

AbilityEffect
Reason
Ink Saver (Main)Ink Saver (Main)Decreases amount of ink consumed by your main weapon.
・Not only with main shots, ink also consumes when the brella unfolds or fires.
・Prevents running out of ink due to too many things to do.
ComebackComeback
*Only Headgear
Boosts some of your abilities for a short time after respawning.
*Only For Headgear
・Receives the effects of multiple gear abilities while respawing after the death.
・Easier to fight on the front line due to the increase in total combat performance.
Quick RespawnQuick RespawnReduces respawn time after getting splatted repeatedly without splatting any opponents.
・For the weapons that use on the front line to earn aggros.
・As an insurance in case of death due to its low combat ability.

Best Gear Abilities for Splatana

AbilityEffect
Reason
Ink Saver (Sub)Ink Saver (Sub)Decreases amount of ink consumed by your sub weapon.
・For the sub weapons that are often used to corner the opponent before finishing them with the main.
・Reduces ink consumption as much as possible if the sub is used frequently.
Swim Speed UpSwim Speed UpIncreases movement speed in swim form.
・Increase the speed to keep a certain distance.
・Close the distance quickly to make a breakthrough attack.
Quick RespawnQuick RespawnReduces respawn time after getting splatted repeatedly without splatting any opponents.
・Reduces the risk of death while in melee battles.

Best Gear Abilities for Stringer

AbilityEffect
Reason
Run Speed UpRun Speed UpIncreases movement speed in Inkling or Octoling form.
・Moves faster while firing.
・Moves faster while charging.
・Shortens the time to get out from an obstacle.
Special Charge UpSpecial Charge UpIncreases special-gauge fill rate.
・Makes the Special Charger safer due to the lower position from the front line.
・Faster refill of special-gauge makes a contribution to the team.
Ink Resistance UpInk Resistance UpReduces damage taken and improves mobility when walking through enemy ink.
・Easy to step on the ink of enemies who often fires while moving.
・Prevents losing the speed movement.

Best Gear Ability Tier List

Quick Guide to Best Gear Ability Tier

Tier 1Intensify ActionSwim Speed UpStealth Jump
Tier 2Ink Saver (Main)Ink Saver (Sub)Special Charge UpInk Recovery Up
Tier 3Quick RespawnQuick Super JumpNinja SquidRespawn PunisherLast-Ditch Effort
Tier 4ComebackSub Power UpRun Speed UpObject ShredderSpecial Power Up
Tier 5Ink Resistance UpSub Resistance UpSpecial Saver
Tier 6Opening GambitTenacityHauntDrop RollerThermal Ink

Evaluation Criteria

・Have effect on the battle.
・Improve the performance of the weapon.
・Give you an advantage over the opponent.

Gear Abilities and Gear Brands

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Certain Gear Abilities are easier or harder to attach depending on the Gear Brand. please refer to this section when selecting gear abilities.

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