Splatoon 2 Guide: How To Unlock All Hero Weapons

Splatoon 2

Splatoon 2 features a wide variety of weapons that players can use to complete the game. There are two kinds of weapons in the game. There are normal weapons that players will have get as they progress through the game. Every weapon is different and some weapons will work better in some situations than others.

Aside from the normal weapons, there are Hero weapons that are an upgraded version of the normal weapons. Hero weapons perform better than normal weapons, as they have better stats and are more effective. This guide will help you unlock all 9 Hero Weapons in Splatoon 2’s Singleplayer, as well as Multiplayer.

How To Unlock All Hero Weapons In Splatoon 2:

Before you start to think about unlocking every single Hero Weapon in Splatoon 2, make sure you are up for the challenge, as unlocking Hero Weapons is no easy task. While playing the singleplayer of Splatoon 2, a character called Sheldon will ask you to test out some of his weapons for his research. Once you have done that, the weapon will be available for you to use in the Singleplayer. A list of all the weapons and how to unlock them is given below:

Splatoon 2 – All Hero Weapons:

  • Hero Shot – Complete Lair 1
  • Hero Roller – Complete Lair 4
  • Hero Dualies – Complete Lair 5
  • Hero Charge – Complete Lair 6
  • Hero Slosher – Complete Lair 10
  • Hero Splatling – Complete Lair 13
  • Hero Blaster – Complete Lair 19
  • Hero Brella – Complete Lair 20
  • Hero Brush – Complete Lair 22

So as you complete the lairs mentioned above, you will be rewarded with new weapons, which you will be able to use in the singleplayer of Splatoon 2. This might look hard, but this is the easier part. Unlocking these Hero Weapons for the multiplayer is an extremely difficult task, and it is very time consuming.

If you wish to unlock any of the weapons mentioned above for the multiplayer, you will have to complete all 27 lairs in the singleplayer, while using only one Hero weapon. So if you want to unlock the Hero Brush for the multiplayer, you will have to use the Hero Brush and nothing else, while going through all 27 lairs in Splatoon 2. To make things worse, you will also have to defeat all 5 bosses while only using the Hero Brush. Once you have managed to complete all 27 lairs and defeat all 5 bosses, with only one Hero Weapon. Sheldon will tell you that his research for the weapon is complete, and you will be able to use the weapon in the Multiplayer mode.

The best Hero Weapons are up to a player’s preference, but the ones that are popular among the Splatoon 2 community are the Hero Roller, the Hero Splatling, Hero Blaster and the Hero Brush. As mentioned before, these weapons might not work well for you, as these weapons might not compliment your playstyle.

Unlocking Hero Weapons for the Multiplayer mode is no easy task, but it will help you get the upper hand. Hopefully this guide helped you unlock all Hero Weapons in the Singleplayer Mode, as well as the Multiplayer Mode of Splatoon 2. The game is now available on the Nintendo Switch. For a guide on how to unlock and upgrade your weapons, click here.

Abdullah Raza


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