The 10 Players You Meet In Splatoon

2 of 11

The Sniper

Trust me: you want this squid with you, rather than against you. Most of these players have obviously been working the sniper rifles in other shooters before Splatoon, and have brought their skills to Inkopolis, to deadly effect. No Turf War is complete without at least one player driving the opposing team mad by picking them off, one by one, long distance, with a single shot.

Snipers usually don’t score too many points, but don’t be fooled. These guys are in the heights, clearing the path for those below on their team to wreak inky havoc. If you’re fortunate enough to have someone skilled with a sniper rifle on your team, enjoy the seemingly endless free space they clear of opponents, and get inking. Just don’t let someone from the other team get the jump on them–clever Inklings can sneak around behind snipers, or clear them long distance with a Special Weapon.

Next: Most of us were this person once