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Massdrop x Matt3o MT3 Susuwatari Custom Keycap Set

Massdrop x Matt3o MT3 Susuwatari Custom Keycap Set

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A Groundbreaking Profile, Back for More

Sculpted in Hi-Profile, Matt3o’s groundbreaking MT3 /dev/tty custom keycap set changed the way we type. From its heavily slanted design to the scooped, contoured tops of each cap, the set recreates the feel of vintage keyboards. Now, we’re bringing the profile back in a brand-new colorway with doubleshot tooling that’s never been attempted before. As opposed to a dye-sublimation printing process, these doubleshot legends are permanently molded inside the keycap, thus becoming an integral part of it. This ensures reliable legends and continuity throughout the set. Originally called “Soot,” Susuwatari (literally “Wandering Soot”) is an homage to Matt3o’s favorite design house, Studio Ghibli, whose animated films feature fluffy little Soot sprites. Made up of warm gray alphas, almost-black modifiers, and multicolored legends, the set is compatible with Cherry MX switches and clones.

Note: To avoid errors/confusion with the current checkout system, we will be changing the drop points manually for this drop. We are paying attention to the number of child kits being bought as well. If they reach certain quantities, we will adjust their prices accordingly. You may notice fluctuations in your checkout price as we make these adjustments on the back end, but you will not be charged more for anything.

To see the current number of kits sold and current drop points - you can check below - updated 10/31. 

From the IBM Terminal to the Desktop

Based on the profile from the iconic IBM beamspring terminals of the 1970s, this custom set is fully sculpted in Hi-Profile. What's Hi-Profile, you ask? Many computer terminals of old were constructed with a slanted switch layout from front to back. Because of that slant, the keycaps sat at an angle atop the switches, too. This set is a reimagination of that unique slanted build, but optimized for modern keyboards. Thanks to some significant design work from Matt3o, 3D modeling, and a whole lot of elbow grease, we're proud to bring these innovative caps back in a brand-new colorway.

Base Kit

Covers fullsize, tenkeyless, winkeyless, 60%, 65%, and 75% keyboards.


Off-white modifier legends to match the alphas.


Novelties and extra keycaps for a touch of personalization.


For ortho keyboards like the Planck and Preonic.


Blank modifiers for the ErogoDox keyboard.


For Colemak, Colemak Mod DH, Dvorak,  Programmer's Dvorak, Norman, and Workman keyboard layouts.


Various blanks for filling out esoteric layouts.


Various spacebar sizes for different keyboards.


  • Produced by Massdrop
  • Designed by Matteo
  • ABS Hi-Profile keycaps
  • Doubleshot legends
  • MX compatible
  • Fully sculpted based on IBM beamspring keycaps
  • Made in China

Image Disclaimer

The images on this page are renderings and may differ slightly from the final product you receive.


All orders will be shipped by Massdrop.

Estimated ship date is June 28, 2019 PT.

After the drop ends, payment will be collected and the group’s order will be submitted to the vendor up front, making all sales final. Check the discussion page for updates on your order.