Splatoon 3 Amiibo Not Giving Gear: How To Fix

Splatoon 3 Amiibo Not Loading Issue Fix

Getting new cosmetics and Gear using Amiibo in Splatoon 3 is fun until you find yourself getting nothing from your purchased Amiibo or getting incomplete Gear. If you are struggling to get a full gear set from Amiibo in Splatoon 3, you must know how to fix Splatoon 3 Amiibo Not Giving Gear issue. As there are specific criteria and prerequisites to get Gear from Amiibo in Splatoon 3, players often miss out and keep scanning their Amiibo and get nothing from it. So, continue reading how to fix Splatoon 3 Amiibo Not Giving Gear issue to learn more. 

How To Fix Amiibo Not Giving Gear Issue In Splatoon 3

While Splatoon 3 Amiibo Not Giving Gear is not technically an error, it is an issue that arises due to incomplete information on how to claim them in-game. Here are a few different workarounds and troubleshooting steps that have worked for other players in fixing this issue. 

Use Splatoon 2 To Claim Amiibo Rewards And Then Transfer

If you cannot obtain Gear by scanning Amiibo in Splatoon 3 and you have Splatoon 2, boot the latter and navigate to the Amiigo section. Claim the Amiibo gears in Splatoon 2 [It requires you to delete/overwrite Splatoon 3 Amiibo data] and then boot Splatoon 3. Once that is done, load the Amiibo from Splatoon 2

Claim Amiibo After Reaching Level 10 

Many players have easily obtained different pieces of their Amiibo by scanning the said item when they reach Level 10 with the respective character.

Amiibo Gear Tied To Weapon Freshness

In Splatoon 3, some players have fixed the “Amiibo Not Giving Gear” issue by increasing their Weapon Freshness from Dry to Smokin. After reaching the said weapon freshness level, players can check the Amiibo, and if it says the Amiibo will give you a gift soon, you can play three to four more matches with that weapon and then rescan to claim the rewards. 

Keep Winning Matches And Then Rescan 

While some players cannot get Gear from Amiibo in Splatoon 3, most got their Gear by simply playing and winning matches and then rescanning the Amiibo. Sometimes, when you scan an Amiibo, you will only get one piece of Gear, the remaining ones you can get by winning some matches and then scanning the Amiibo again. 

Request: If you were facing Amiibo not giving Gear issue in Splatoon 3 and managed to fix it using a method not mentioned in this article, we request you to share it in the comments and help the community. 

That is it. That concludes our guide on how to fix Splatoon 3 Amiibo Not Giving Gear issue. 

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