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How to Use Amiibo in Splatoon 3

Amiibo that actually do something!

Splatoon 3 has a ton of mechanics and systems for players to interact with. As Nintendo loves to do, Amiibo has made its way into Splatoon yet again. If you’re someone who collects Amiibo and has the Splatoon ones, you’re in luck. That’s because the figures have a use in the game. Here’s how to use Amiibo in Splatoon 3.

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How to Use Amiibo in Splatoon 3

First, you’ll need to own Splatoon Amiibo in order to use any in Splatoon 3. If you have any of the Splatoon series, you’re good. It can be from any games, but they need to be the Splatoon ones; your Mario won’t work here, sorry.

Next, you’ll need to head to the giant Amiibo box in the Town Square and interact with it. You can’t miss it – it looks like this:

Just click on the box, scan your Splatoon series Amiibo, and you’ll be able to save Splatoon equipment loadouts and even take photos with the characters you scan in. It really is that simple. Just click and scan, and you’re good to go.

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Alongside this, there are also some new Splatoon 3 Amiibo you can check out. If you’re someone who loves to collect, you’ll want to get your hands on these.

The more Amiibo you scan and use, the more custom loadouts you’ll be able to save. This is a great way to swap between your favorite loadouts in the game easily.

Well, that’s everything you need to know about how to use Amiibo in Splatoon 3. Be sure to check out all of our coverage of the game. Take a look at all of the weapons revealed so far and the Direct last month that showed off a ton of new footage. There is still plenty left to learn.

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Jesse loves most games, but he really loves games that he can play together with friends and family. This usually means late nights in Destiny 2 or FFXIV. You can also find him thinking about his ever-expanding backlog of games he won't play and being constantly dehydrated. Do not contact him.