How To Use a Tri-Stinger in Splatoon 3
The Tri-Stinger is Splatoon 3’s new bow-style weapon capable of simultaneously firing three ink projectiles both horizontally and vertically.
- How The Tri-Stinger Works In Splatoon 3
One new weapon type making its debut in Splatoon 3 is the Tri-Stinger, a bow-and-arrow-style armament that functions somewhat similarly to the established Charger but with three projectiles instead of one. When using the Charger, players had to hold down the ZR Button to charge their ink shots before firing. However, the Tri-Stinger is capable of both quick-fire and charged shots. More specifically, Splatoon 3 players can tap the trigger to fire three rounds in quick succession. Like a shotgun blast, the three projectiles can travel a decent distance but with poor accuracy, yet they can be effective at close range.
On the other hand, the Tri-Stinger’s charged shots in Splatoon 3 can provide a more accurate projectile path, converging the ink pellets together. Furthermore, whenever the trigger is held long enough for the weapon’s crosshairs to reach a complete charge, the projectiles will explode upon impact after a brief duration. While the ink splatter and damage done by the AoE is not too substantial, it can be utilized to wear down enemy shielding in PvE or cover more turf in PvP combat.
Thanks to footage recorded by YouTube content creator ThatSrb2DUDE, Splatoon 3 fans can have a general understanding of how the Tri-Stinger works in action. Keep in mind that the Tri-Stinger weapon in Splatoon 3 is the first of its class, and more Stinger-type weaponry is expected to be announced in future updates.
How The Tri-Stinger Works In Splatoon 3
Below is a quick index of the Tri-Stinger’s basic moves and the correlating control inputs. Naturally, as players become more familiar with this new weapon, many more movement-based combos will likely be realized from experience on the “splatterfield.”
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