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The Squid is an enemy found in the Shootin N' Lootin level of Inkwell Isle Three.


The Squid is a purple squid, with the first two tentacles acting as hands. It has white teeth, large black pie-cut eyes with yellow scleras, and seven tentacles in total. It holds a container of ink and an ink brush in two of its tentacle-like hands.


The Squid is summoned by Captain Brineybeard during the second and third phases.

It pops up from beneath the dock and flings ink blobs around sporadically. While the ink blobs and it itself do not damage the player(s), the ink blobs will darken the screen if the player(s) are hit by the ink blobs, it will darken the screen three times and additional ink blobs will increase the duration of the effect. It can be defeated and will leave with a sad expression and a plaster on its head, though it can be summoned again later on.


Inkwell Isle One
Boss levels
ZeppelingToothy Terror FloaterBaby Toothy TerrorFirefly
Run 'n Gun levels
Deadly DaisyMurderous MushroomTerrible TulipBothersome BlueberryToothy TerrorSpiky BulbAggravating AcornBouncin' BeetleWoodpeckerFlying BeetleStack O' WoodMosquito
Inkwell Isle Two
Boss levels
Whippet CreampupJelly BullyPatsy MentholTarget DuckBalloon DogPenguin ClownMummyEye PyramidNail Bird
Run 'n Gun levels
MagicianTrampolineBalloonsBall ClownRobot MonkeyCannon WallPretzelToy CarToy DuckStarTiny RocketJack in the BoxJackTuba
Inkwell Isle Three
Boss levels
Bee WorkerBarrelSquidSharkDogfishBabiesNunSpectral RatsSeahorseTurtlePufferfishElectric EelPumpkinSpook
Run 'n Gun levels
Fishy FlyerLarnacle the BarnacleUrban UrchinCrabby ClawsterBubble StarBuoy BoyOctopusPerilous Pearl ShooterShy ShrimpMountain GoatPyro HeadBalance ScaleMountain LionClay GolemDragonSatyrFace
Inkwell Hell
Boss levels
Olive BatDomino BirdBilliard ChalkPurple DemonFat DemonImp
Spectre Syndicate
Inkwell Isle Four
Boss levels
GnomesAnt CopsFly GoonCaterpillar MobsterMoonshine BarrelsIciclesTwin Popsicle Bats
Flying HorseDesert LimesIcy Sugar CubesDistillery DoughGnome BerriesPepper Shaker