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Guide to play as Octoling in Splatoon 2?

Bored playing as Inklings in Splatoon 2 then here is how to switch to Octoling in online matches.

Octolings are part of Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion DLC. It adds a lot of new content to the game and if you are struggling to escape from your default avatar then keep reading. I will guide you with the process of unlocking this brand new character and settings on how to switch them during the gameplay.

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How to be an Octoling in Splatoon 2?

To unlock Octoling complete the main story of Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion. Octolings will not be available until you are done with the campaign. Only after finishing the expansion, you can play as Octolings in Splatoon 2. Just beat the game and unlock any ending to unlock the characters. Later while playing online you can switch from Inklings to Octolings and try out the new characters.

To choose Octoling pick the character from the player settings before starting the game.  You can continue playing as Agent 4 or Agent 8 with the same features. Splatoon 2 will save both versions of the player, irrespective of the game mode.

Who are Octolings in Splatoon 2?

Splatoon 2 How to play as Octolings

Octo Expansion brings in a new character in the game called Agent 8. It let players use Octolings in Splatoon Multiplayer. It will be unlocked only after beating the story mode. Players are only allowed to change their character from Inkling to Octonling if they have the Octo Expansion.

Haven’t bought the expansion yet then check out some of the best features of this new expansion. Octolings are the one prime reason to grab the DLC, but with this, there is more to expect. New 80 single-player missions are added, new region – the underground facility is unlocked and with this, there are also many other different types of missions and challenges.

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