Should I pick an Inkling or Octoling in Splatoon 3?

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Splatoon 3 is the exciting third installment in the Splatoon series, and this time around, players will be in Splatlands. Here, they will create their character and engage in intense Turf Wars. But first, players must decide whether to play as an Inkling or Octoling. This may leave you wondering whether you should choose the Inkling or Octoling in Splatoon 3.

What is the difference between Inklings and Octolings in Splatoon 3?

Mechanically, there is no difference between Inklings and Octolings in Splatoon 3. This means you can choose whichever option you prefer, whether the Inkling or Octoling as your character. But while each species plays the same in-game, some minor differences exist.

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The most notable difference is the appearance and customization options for the Inkling and Octoling. Both species have slightly different looks and can choose from various hairstyles. These hairstyles differ depending on whether you select the Inkling or Octoling.

There are also differences in their personality, seen in their behavior throughout the Splatlands and when winning or losing a match. These minor differences show the difference between Octolings and Inklings, so you can decide which you like more without worrying about gameplay.

For more information on Splatoon 3, check out All Game Modes in Splatoon 3 and Will there be Splatoon 3 DLC? on Pro Game Guides.

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