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Splatoon 3: How To Unlock All Badges

Splatoon 3 has a huge amount of Badges for players to collect, although some are definitely easier to unlock than others.

There is so much content hidden away within Splatoon 3, a lot of which players may miss. One such aspect is the Badges, also known as a completionist’s worst nightmare.

However, f you want to show off just how good you are at Splatoon 3, then Badges are absolutely the way to go. While they may seem difficult to unlock, most of them you can get just by playing the game!

Of course, if you’re feeling like showing off your accomplishments, then you should definitely decorate your very own Locker in Splatoon 3 and show players all of your best gear.

What Are Badges in Splatoon 3?

Badges are cosmetic items in Splatoon 3 that players can equip to their Splashtag, which are earned through playing the game and unlocking achievements.

You can equip up to three of them at any given time, and they appear at the bottom-right corner of your Splashtag.

Ostensibly, they show off how great you are at Splatoon 3, as in order to earn any of the Badges, you have to complete some incredibly challenging tasks.

How to Unlock Badges in Splatoon 3

There are a number of badges that you can unlock, which are broken down into various different categories. They are as follows:

How to Unlock Every Special Weapon Badge in Splatoon 3

Unlocking the Special Weapon Badges in Splatoon 3 will require you to reach a certain level of Freshness with any weapon or utilize a certain weapon and reach a determined amount of wins with it.

However, you can’t just use the weapon to get the Badge, you have to win with it. So make sure you know some advanced techniques, such as how to Dodge Roll in Splatoon 3, in order to come out on the top.

Freshness Badges

  • 4-Star Weapon Badge – Reach 160,000 Freshness With Any Weapon
  • 5-Star Weapon Badge – Reach 1,160,000 Freshness With Any Weapon

Normal Special Weapons Badges

  • Big Bubbler Badge – Get 30 Wins With the Big Bubbler
  • Booyah Bomb Badge – Get 30 Wins With the Booyah Bomb
  • Crab Tank Badge – Get 30 Wins With the Crab Tank
  • Ink Storm Badge – Get 30 Wins With the Ink Storm
  • Ink Vac Badge – Get 30 Wins With the Ink Vac
  • Killer Wail 5.1 Badge – Get 30 Wins With the Killer Wail 5.1
  • Reefslider Badge – Get 30 Wins With the Reefslider
  • Tacticooler Badge – Get 30 Wins With the Tacticooler Badge
  • Tenta Missiles Badge – Get 30 Wins With the Tenta Missiles
  • Triple Inkstriker Badge – Get 30 Wins With the Triple Inkstrike
  • Trizooka Badge – Get 30 Wins With the Trizooka
  • Ultra Stamp Badge – Get 30 Wins With the Ultra Stamp
  • Wave Breaker Badge – Get 30 Wins With the Wave Breaker
  • Zipcaster Badge – Get 30 Wins With the Zipcaster

Silver Special Weapons Badges

  • Silver Big Bubbler Badge – Get 180 Wins With the Big Bubbler
  • Silver Booyah Bomb Badge – Get 180 Wins With the Booyah Bomb
  • Silver Crab Tank Badge – Get 180 Wins With the Crab Tank
  • Silver Ink Storm Badge – Get 180 Wins With the Ink Storm
  • Silver Ink Vac Badge – Get 180 Wins With the Ink Vac
  • Silver Killer Wail 5.1 Badge – Get 180 Wins With the Killer Wail 5.1
  • Silver Reefslider Badge – Get 180 Wins With the Reefslider
  • Silver Tacticooler Badge – Get 180 Wins With the Tacticooler Badge
  • Silver Tenta Missiles Badge – Get 180 Wins With the Tenta Missiles
  • Silver Triple Inkstriker Badge – Get 180 Wins With the Triple Inkstrike
  • Silver Trizooka Badge – Get 180 Wins With the Trizooka
  • Silver Ultra Stamp Badge – Get 180 Wins With the Ultra Stamp
  • Silver Wave Breaker Badge – Get 180 Wins With the Wave Breaker
  • Silver Zipcaster Badge – Get 180 Wins With the Zipcaster
an Inkling riding a Crab Tank in Splatoon 3

Gold Special Weapons Badges

  • Gold Big Bubbler Badge – Get 1,200 Wins With the Big Bubbler
  • Gold Booyah Bomb Badge – Get 1,200 Wins With the Booyah Bomb
  • Gold Crab Tank Badge – Get 1,200 Wins With the Crab Tank
  • Gold Ink Storm Badge – Get 1,200 Wins With the Ink Storm
  • Gold Ink Vac Badge – Get 1,200 Wins With the Ink Vac
  • Gold Killer Wail 5.1 Badge – Get 1,200 Wins With the Killer Wail 5.1
  • Gold Reefslider Badge – Get 1,200 Wins With the Reefslider
  • Gold Tacticooler Badge – Get 1,200 Wins With the Tacticooler Badge
  • Gold Tenta Missiles Badge – Get 1,200 Wins With the Tenta Missiles
  • Gold Triple Inkstriker Badge – Get 1,200 Wins With the Triple Inkstrike
  • Gold Trizooka Badge – Get 1,200 Wins With the Trizooka
  • Gold Ultra Stamp Badge – Get 1,200 Wins With the Ultra Stamp
  • Gold Wave Breaker Badge – Get 1,200 Wins With the Wave Breaker
  • Gold Zipcaster Badge – Get 1,200 Wins With the Zipcaster

How to Unlock Every Gear and Shop Badge In Splatoon 3

Unlocking every Gear and Shop Badge in Splatoon 3 requires players to spend a significant sum of money by purchasing items at different shops in the game.

Fortunately, for completing these Badges you’ll also get all the sweet clothing you’ve bought. In fact, you’ll have so many clothes you’ll almost certainly want to change your character to fit them.

Shop Badges (100k)

  • 100K Naut Couture Club Badge – Spend 100,000 Cash at Naut Couture
  • 100K Man-o’-Wardrobe Club Badge – Spend 100,000 Cash at Man-o’-Wardrobe
  • 100K Crush Station Club Badge – Spend 100,000 Cash at Crush Station
  • 100K Hotlantis Club Badge – Spend 100,000 Cash at Hotlantis

Shop Badges (1M)

  • 1M Naut Couture Club Badge – Spend 1,000,000 Cash at Naut Couture
  • 1M Man-o’-Wardrobe Club Badge – Spend 1,000,000 Cash at Man-o’-Wardrobe
  • 1M Crush Station Club Badge – Spend 1,000,000 Cash at Crush Station
  • 1M Hotlantis Club Badge – Spend 1,000,000 Cash at Hotlantis
the Man-o’-Wardrobe shop from Splatoon 3 with Jel La Fleur talking to an Inkling

Marigold & Murch Badges

  • Marigold Badge – Buy 10 Concessions
  • Silver Marigold Badge – Buy 100 Concessions
  • Gold Marigold Badge – Buy 1,000 Concessions
  • Murch Badge – Buy 10 Items From Murch
  • Gold Murch Badge – Buy 100 Items From Murch

Catalog & Brand Badges

  • Catalog Badge – Reach Level 50
  • Gold Catalog Badge – Reach Level 100
  • Brand Badge – Gain 30 Stars With Any Brand
  • Gold Brand Badge – Gain 100 Stars With Any Brand

How to Unlock Every Battle Badge in Splatoon 3

In order to unlock the Battle Badges in Splatoon 3, you’ll need to play a number of games in the Anarchy Battle Mode.

One of the badges requires you to get to S+ Rank, which will be incredibly difficult to do unless you know how to rank up fast in Splatoon 3.

Normal Battle Badges

  • Anarchy Badge – Reach A Rank in Anarchy Battles
  • Clam Blitz Badge – Get 100 Wins in Clam Blitz in Anarchy Battles Mode
  • Judd Badge – Win 50 Games
  • Rainmaker Badge – Win 100 Times in Rainmaker in Anarchy Battles Mode
  • Splat Zone Badge – Get 100 Wins in Splat Zone in Anarchy Battles Mode
  • Splatfest Ruler Badge – Win a Splatfest or Earn the “Splatfest Ruler” Title
  • Tableturf Rank Badge – Reach Level 30 in Tableturf
  • Tower Control Badge – Win 100 Times in Tower Control in Anarchy Battles Mode
  • Tricolor Turf War Badge (Attacker) – Win Once in Tricolor Turf War as the Attacker
  • Tricolor Turf War Badge (Defender) – Win Once in Tricolor Turf War as the Defender

Silver Battle Badges

  • Silver Anarchy Badge – Reach S Rank in Anarchy Battles
  • Silver Judd Badge – Win 250 Games
  • Silver Tableturf Rank Badge – Reach Level 40 in Tableturf
four Inklings from Splatoon 3 lined up with various weapons

Gold Battle Badges

  • Gold Anarchy Badge – Reach S+ Rank in Anarchy Battles
  • Gold Clam Blitz Badge – Get 1,000 Wins in Clam Blitz in Anarchy Battles Mode
  • Gold Judd Badge – Win 1,200 Games
  • Gold Rainmaker Badge – Win 1,000 Times in Rainmaker in Anarchy Battles Mode
  • Gold Splat Zone Badge – Get 1,000 Wins in Splat Zone in Anarchy Battles Mode
  • Gold Tableturf Rank Badge – Reach Level 50 in Tableturf
  • Gold Tower Control Badge – Win 1,000 Times in Tower Control in Anarchy Battles Mode
  • Gold Tricolor Turf War Badge (Attacker) – Win Ten Times in Tricolor Turf War as the Attacker
  • Gold Tricolor Turf War Badge (Defender) – Win Ten Times in Tricolor Turf War as the Defender

How to Unlock Every Salmon Run Badge in Splatoon 3

To unlock these badges, you’ll need to earn a certain rank in Salmon Run. The Salmon Run Badges are extremely difficult to get and will challenge the best Splatoon 3 players out there.

However, if you go into Salmon Run with the best weapons in Splatoon 3, you stand a chance of ranking up quickly.

Normal Salmon Run Stage Badges

  • Gone Fission Hydroplant Badge – Earn Rank 200 of the Eggsecutive VP Title
  • Spawning Grounds Badge – Earn Rank 200 of the Eggsecutive VP Title
  • Sockeye Station Badge – Earn Rank 200 of the Eggsecutive VP Title

Bronze Salmon Run Stage Badges

  • Bronze Gone Fission Hydroplant Badge – Earn Rank 400 of the Eggsecutive VP Title
  • Bronze Spawning Grounds Badge – Earn Rank 400 of the Eggsecutive VP Title
  • Bronze Sockeye Station Badge – Earn Rank 400 of the Eggsecutive VP Title

Silver Salmon Run Stage Badges

  • Silver Gone Fission Hydroplant Badge – Earn Rank 600 of the Eggsecutive VP Title
  • Silver Spawning Grounds Badge – Earn Rank 600 of the Eggsecutive VP Title
  • Silver Sockeye Station Badge – Earn Rank 600 of the Eggsecutive VP Title
Inklings in Salmon Run gear from Splatoon 3 coming out of a helicopter

Salmon Run Stage Badges

  • Gold Gone Fission Hydroplant Badge – Earn Rank 999 of the Eggsecutive VP Title
  • Gold Spawning Grounds Badge – Earn Rank 999 of the Eggsecutive VP Title
  • Gold Sockeye Station Badge – Earn Rank 999 of the Eggsecutive VP Title

Grizzco Badges

  • Bronze Grizzco Badge – Earn 10,000 Grizzco Points While Playing Salmon Run
  • Silver Grizzco Badge – Earn 100,000 Grizzco Points While Playing Salmon Run
  • Gold Grizzco Badge – Earn 9,999,999 Grizzco Points While Playing Salmon Run

Hazard Level MAX Badge

  • Hazard Level MAX Badge – Beat Salmon Run at Hazard Level MAX

How to Unlock Every Salmonid Badge in Splatoon 3

To unlock every Salmonid badge, you’ll have to take on some of Splatoon 3’s toughest Boss Salmonids and Splat them a certain amount of times.

In this case, you’ll be fighting the King Salmonid Cohozuna as well as a litany of ferocious Boss Salmonids.

If you want to attempt to unlock these Badges, then you will definitely need to have a few handy Splatoon 3 tips and tricks to overcome these challenging boss fights.

Cohozuna Badges

  • Cohozuna Badge – Defeat 10 Cohozunas In Salmon Run Next Wave
  • Silver Cohozuna Badge – Defeat 100 Cohozunas In Salmon Run Next Wave
  • Gold Cohozuna Badge – Defeat 1,000 Cohozunas In Salmon Run Next Wave

Normal Boss Salmonid Badges

  • Big Shot Badge – Splat the Big Shot Boss Salmonid 100 Times
  • Drizzler Badge – Splat the Drizzler Boss Salmonid 100 Times
  • Fish Stick Badge – Splat the Fish Stick Boss Salmonid 100 Times
  • Flipper-Flopper Badge – Splat the Flipper-Flopper Boss Salmonid 100 Times
  • Flyfish Badge – Splat the Flyfish Boss Salmonid 100 Times
  • Maws Badge – Splat the Maws Boss Salmonid 100 Times
  • Scrapper Badge – Splat the Scrapper Boss Salmonid 100 Times
  • Slammin’ Lid Badge – Splat the Slammin’ Lid Boss Salmonid 100 Times
  • Steel Eel Badge – Splat the Steel Eel Boss Salmonid 100 Times
  • Steelhead Badge – Splat the Steelhead Boss Salmonid 100 Times
  • Stinger Badge – Splat the Stinger Boss Salmonid 100 Times

Silver Boss Salmonid Badges

  • Silver Big Shot Badge – Splat the Big Shot Boss Salmonid 1,000 Times
  • Silver Drizzler Badge – Splat the Drizzler Boss Salmonid 1,000 Times
  • Silver Fish Stick Badge – Splat the Fish Stick Boss Salmonid 1,000 Times
  • Silver Flipper-Flopper Badge – Splat the Flipper-Flopper Boss Salmonid 1,000 Times
  • Silver Flyfish Badge – Splat the Flyfish Boss Salmonid 1,000 Times
  • Silver Maws Badge – Splat the Maws Boss Salmonid 1,000 Times
  • Silver Scrapper Badge – Splat the Scrapper Boss Salmonid 1,000 Times
  • Silver Slammin’ Lid Badge – Splat the Slammin’ Lid Boss Salmonid 1,000 Times
  • Silver Steel Eel Badge – Splat the Steel Eel Boss Salmonid 1,000 Times
  • Silver Steelhead Badge – Splat the Steelhead Boss Salmonid 1,000 Times
  • Silver Stinger Badge – Splat the Stinger Boss Salmonid 1,000 Times
the Cohozuna King Salmonid from Splatoon 3 screaming

Gold Boss Salmonid Badges

  • Gold Big Shot Badge – Splat the Big Shot Boss Salmonid 10,000 Times
  • Gold Drizzler Badge – Splat the Drizzler Boss Salmonid 10,000 Times
  • Gold Fish Stick Badge – Splat the Fish Stick Boss Salmonid 10,000 Times
  • Gold Flipper-Flopper Badge – Splat the Flipper-Flopper Boss Salmonid 10,000 Times
  • Gold Flyfish Badge – Splat the Flyfish Boss Salmonid 10,000 Times
  • Gold Maws Badge – Splat the Maws Boss Salmonid 10,000 Times
  • Gold Scrapper Badge – Splat the Scrapper Boss Salmonid 10,000 Times
  • Gold Slammin’ Lid Badge – Splat the Slammin’ Lid Boss Salmonid 10,000 Times
  • Gold Steel Eel Badge – Splat the Steel Eel Boss Salmonid 10,000 Times
  • Gold Steelhead Badge – Splat the Steelhead Boss Salmonid 10,000 Times
  • Gold Stinger Badge – Splat the Stinger Boss Salmonid 10,000 Times

How to Unlock Every Return of the Mammalians Badge In Splatoon 3

In order to unlock the Return of the Mammalians Badges, you’ll need to play through Splatoon 3’s main story.

Certain players might find these a little tricky to do, especially the Secret Badge that requires you to find and unlock the hidden Secret Kettle level before completing it.

Return of the Mammalians Boss Badge

  • DJ Octavio Badge – Defeat the Final Boss DJ Octavio in Return of the Mammalians

Callie & Marie Badges

  • Marie Badge – Reach Level 99 in Return of the Mammalians
  • Callie Badge – Reach Level 99 in Return of the Mammalians
Callie, Marie and The Captain from Splatoon 3 looking up at something

Story Mode Badge

  • Cap’n Cuttlefish Badge – Finish Return of the Mammalians

Secret Kettle Badge

  • Secret Badge – Complete the Secret Kettle Level

If you’re going to attempt to unlock every Badge – which will take you a very long time to do – then why not bring a friend along to play Splatoon 3 and unlock those Badges together?

And if you missed the first post-launch Splatfest and want to participate in one to complete the Splatfest badge, don’t worry, another Splatoon 3 Splatfest event is upcoming.

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