Characters wearing different outfits in Splatoon 3

Splatoon 3: How to Get Titles

There are hundreds of different options to mix and match from when it comes to your title in Splatoon 3.

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Key Takeaway

Titles come in two parts in Splatoon 3. You can unlock different titles as you progress through the game, but you can also pick up new and interesting title parts from the Catalog and Shell-Out Machine.

Splatoon 3 offers you a number of ways to customize and show off your style. When playing in online matches, you’ll want a title that embodies your skill on the battlefield. Fortunately, plenty of titles are up for grabs in Splatsville and beyond.

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    What Are Titles in Splatoon 3?

    If you’ve been playing Splatoon 3 for a little while now, you’ll know that titles are just one of many ways to make a statement. Alongside banners, badges, and other customizable features, Splatoon 3 gives you more options than ever before.

    Titles are another way of showcasing your identity as an ink-splatting hero. You can pick up titles by carrying out various in-game activities and tasks. When playing online, you’ll have a unique and customizable player profile known as a Splashtag.

    Different player Splashtags showing off titles in Splatoon 3

    This is displayed to all other players and is your own distinctive way of showcasing your online nickname. In addition to your player name, your Splashtag also displays a banner, any badges of your choosing, and your selected title.

    Titles come in two parts, which you can mix and match to create your own original combination. You’ll find that titles are formed by an adjective option as a prefix and a subject option as a suffix. Some of these parts may be made up of single words, or multi-word phrases. Either way, once you’ve unlocked them, plenty of random and interesting combinations can be made and equipped.

    How to Get Titles

    You’ll be automatically given the title Splatlandian Youth when beginning your adventures in Splatoon 3. However, there are many more to collect as you play your way through the game’s different modes.

    Leveling up will help you unlock new title parts more easily. So, be sure to explore all that the game has to offer, including modes such as story mode, Tableturf battle, and the Salmon Run, as well as online multiplayer battles.

    You’ll find that playing through the game will unlock different titles at different points. Some titles are tied into the game’s main story campaign, for example. Other, more special titles will only become available as you take part in Splatfest or other unique events.

    In many cases, you’ll be awarded different title parts as you level up your Catalog. This is the Splatoon 3 PvP seasonal rewards system that’s similar to a battle pass. You’ll receive your Catalog from Harmony at the Hotlantis general store once you’ve reached level four.

    After that, each time you increase your Catalog level, you’ll receive rewards, some of which will be new titles. You can raise your Catalog level by regularly playing Turf War, Anarchy Battles, and by taking part in the Salmon Run.

    Using the Shell-Out Machine

    A majority of titles can be obtained by playing the Shell-Out Machine. This gacha-style vending machine is located in the main Battle Lobby and drops capsules with various rewards. However, you’ll need to have a lot of Cash available to use it.

    The first play of each day costs 5,000 Cash, but all following uses will cost 30,000 Cash per play. You’ll also need an element of good fortune to get your hands on lots of titles from the Shell-Out Machine. It also contains reward objects such as stickers, food and drink tickets, banners, and ability chunks, amongst other decorative and cosmetic items.

    With this in mind, there’s no guarantee you’ll get a title from the machine for your money. However, it’s definitely one way to try and get hold of some of the more random ones. This includes any titles that weren’t obtained from the game’s previous seasonal Catalogs.

    Equipping a New Title

    Once you’ve unlocked a new title, you can equip it so that it displays on your Splashtag. To do this, press X on your Nintendo Switch to bring up the main game menu. Use R to tab across to the Status section and look for the option on the left that says Gear.

    The main menu displaying options for editing gear in Splatoon 3

    Select this and press Edit on your Splashtag. You’ll be taken to a screen that shows your options for banners, badges and titles. Head across to the Titles section with R and you’ll see all of your currently owned title parts listed.

    Adjective parts will be displayed on the left and subject parts will be shown on the right. You’ll be able to scroll through each section to select both an adjective part and a subject part of your choice.

    The menu showing options for choosing a new Title in Splatoon 3

    This will create a unique title for you to display on your Splashtag. If you’re looking for inspiration, you can use Y to Shuffle the options and generate a random title from your list.

    Once you’re happy with your chosen title, press A to confirm on both parts. Then, use B to head back to and out of the main menu and back to your game. Your title will now be shown on your Splashtag when playing in different online game modes.