How to obtain more emotes in Splatoon 3

Obtaining more emotes in Splatoon 3 (Image via Splatoon 3)
Obtaining more emotes in Splatoon 3 (Image via Splatoon 3)

Emotes are often a fun way to express oneself in a multiplayer game, and Nintendo’s Splatoon 3 allows players to make the most of the emoticons in the new franchise entry.

The latest title in the Splatoon series has lots of emoticons that they will get their hands on the more they play the game. Emotes are often a core part of user communication and interaction in many multiplayer titles, and Splatoon 3 is no stranger to this fact.

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However, not all emotes are available from the start. Gamers will have access to one as soon as they install and enter the game. However, how to get their hands on a few more will be a bit unclear, and many Splatoon 3 fans are curious about how they might get their hands on more.

Today’s guide will therefore talk about some ways that players will be able to unlock more emotes in the latest franchise entry.

Getting more emotes in Splatoon 3


There are many emotes that users will be able to get their hands on in Splatoon 3. However, to be able to do so, fans will first be required to:

  • Reach level 4 in the shooter. This will require a fair bit of playtime, and one of the best ways to level up in the title will be to either grab the XP boosting items in the Crab N Go shop or play a fair amount of online matchmaking, especially Anarchy Battles. The higher the player rank in the battle, the more XP they will earn for their next level.
  • After reaching level 4, gamers need to press X when they are in Splatsville. This will allow them to access the map and select the General Store to fast-travel the location. The store, called Hotlantis in Splatoon 3, will introduce them to the NPC named Harmony, who will provide them with their first Catalog.
  • Catalog in the latest franchise entry acts as a sort of a free battle pass that provides players with many in-game rewards, including emotes. Catalogs are the best source of emotes in Splatoon 3, so to get their hands on new and more unique emotes, players must work their way up the various tiers by earning Catalog Points.
  • The only way to earn Catalogue Points in the shooter will be to queue up for and play online matches. Both normal and ranked matches like the Anarchy Battles will grant players Catalogue Points. Irrespective of whether they are winning or losing the game, they will still earn three points by the end of each game. However, users are advised to win one match at least a day, as continually losing might reduce the number of points they can get.

Hence, the best way to get more emotes in the title will be to invest some time in the various game modes that the title has to offer, even the campaign mode. Collecting Catalogue Points and working through the tiers will net fans some of the most unique emotes in the shooter.

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Edited by Ravi Iyer
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