Salmon Run - [A Beginner's Guide]

No slacking on the job! Watch every direction! Keep track of your teammates!


Any reference to "weapons" in this page does NOT refer to real guns. This game doesn't use real ammunition. It's purely cartoon violence. Thank you.

What is Salmon Run?

Salmon Run is a fast-paced, action-packed, and stressful game that is featured in Splatoon 2. The mode is similar to other zombie games, where the objective is to survive until the timer runs out, or in some games, kill all enemies. However, an element of this game that is objectively different: The main obejective. In order to proceed to the next round, you must collect the required amount of golden eggs. To get golden eggs, you must defeat a boss, and defeating a boss provides you with 3 golden eggs. There are different types of bosses to encounter in the game. If you would like to know more about them, click on the 1st image to learn more.

The 2nd image provides general information about your shifts, such as the different types of rounds that can occur within the game, and touches on the powerups that you use. Click on the image if you like to know more. After all, having more knowledge is better than none! it it couldn't possibly hurt to know some new things.

The last thing to know about the game is the different maps you can play on. The 3rd image provides you with all of the information each map has to offer. Having general knowledge about the maps is never a bad thing. I suggest you check it out!

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