New weapons are in development. Say hello to the Brella! Much like an Umbrella, it offers both beauty and functionality. Press and hold the ZR button to open it up and block enemy attacks. If you continue to hold down the button…you can even launch it forward! Of course, once launched, you won’t be able to open it for a while, so use it wisely.
It appears this weapon type will be ready for Turf War battles in an update after the game launches.
— Squid Research Lab
Source: Splatoon’s Tumblr.
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