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Akira is an Uber Rare Cat that can be unlocked by playing the Rare Cat Capsule during the Dark Heroes event. Normal form freezes aliens. Evolved form gains strengthen ability and loses freeze ability. True Form is strong against Alien Enemies.


Cat Unit # 194
Uber Rare Cat

Akira

Shadow Akira

Inferno Akira

Cat

Evolves into Shadow Akira at level 10.

Evolves into Inferno Akira at level 30 by using Catfruit.

Pros

  • Normal Form might Freeze Alien Enemies.
  • Evolved Form gains stronger attack when damaged.
  • Evolved and True Forms are immune to waves.
  • True Form is strong against Aliens.
  • All forms are immune to Weaken effects.
  • Decent health.
  • Decent movement speed.
  • Good attack rate.

Cons

  • Somewhat expensive.
  • Slightly below-average DPS.
  • Somewhat long attack animation.

Strategy/Usage

Akira is a multipurpose offensive unit. In his Normal Form, he acts as an offensive control unit against Aliens, which can make dealing with tough Alien bosses like Nimoy Bore much easier. He has fantastic synergy with cats that excel at damaging Aliens, like Aphrodite or stacks of Macho Legs Cat. Akira freezes the Aliens in their tracks, allowing your damage-dealers to wipe them out. Use him in tandem with Surfer Cat for even better stun-locking of Alien enemies!

Shadow Akira is a very well-rounded damage dealer that is great in all areas. Due to his attack buff, he is the best form for taking on any type of enemy, though excelling at none. This form is best used for offensive support to add to high DPS teams. He is extremely effective against resilient wave attackers like Kory, Elizabeth the LVIth, Crazed Titan Cat or Manic Jamiera Cat. It is possible to use tough meatshields like Metal Cat in combination with Inferno Akira to trash wave attackers (Making this one of the only times that using meatshields against wave attackers is recommended!).

Inferno Akira gains the Strong ability against Aliens, but in exchange for his previous form's Strengthen. Unless his Talents are unlocked, Inferno Akira is only preferred over his other forms if the player is already able to keep Aliens slowed or frozen.

Due to Akira's immunity to weakening effects for all forms, he is extremely useful when faced against enemies who apply this kind of debuff, especially Calamary.

Description

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Cat Unit # 194

Uber Rare Cat
Akira
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EN Description
A super-genius who dreamed of alien invasion. Recreated himself as a cyborg hero to defend the planet! Area attacks might freeze Aliens.
Shadow Akira
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EN Description
A bullied kid who hid in his room for years. No more! Now channels his fear into fighting for justice! Attack power increases when damaged! (Area)
Inferno Akira
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EN Description
Reinventing himself, he has changed his destiny! But can he change society with his powers? Strong vs. Aliens, immune to wave attacks.

Cat Unit # 194

Uber Rare Cat
アキラ (Akira)
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JP Script
おととい夢で見たエイリアン襲来に立ち向かうべく

自らの身体を人造人間っぽく改造した超天才少年
たまにエイリアンの動きを止める(範囲攻撃)

EN Translation
A super-genius boy who altered his own body to look like an artificial one
to fight against an alien attack that he saw in a dream the day before yesterday
Sometimes stop Aliens (range attack)
シャドウ・アキラ (Shadō Akira, Shadow Akira)
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JP Script
引きこもりがちだった中学3年間の闇の力を一気に解放

追い詰められると発揮する反骨のパワーで正義を貫く
体力が減ると攻撃力が大幅上昇する(範囲攻撃)

EN Translation
The dark power of the third year of junior high school which he tended to withdraw from is unleashed in one fell swoop
and his rebellious power of justice is unleashed when he is cornered and when his
strength is reduced his attack power is greatly increased (range attack)
インフェルノ・アキラ (Inferuno Akira, Inferno Akira)
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JP Script
「未来と自分は変えられる」の信念を胸に抱き

変わらない社会にあらがう天才少年(範囲攻撃)
エイリアンにめっぽう強く波動ダメージを無効にする

EN Translation
With the belief that we can change the future and ourselves
A boy genius in an unchanging society (range attack)
Extremely strong against aliens and nullifies their wave damage

Cost

  • Chapter 1: 3240¢
  • Chapter 2: 4860¢
  • Chapter 3: 6480¢

Stats

Akira
Health Attack Power Attack Range Time between attacks Movement Speed Knockback Attack animation Recharge Time
3,000 HP 1500 damage 430 5.23 seconds 13 3 times 108f 147s - 138.2s
Health (Lv.30) Attack Power (Lv.30) Attack Type Special Ability
51,000 HP 25,500 damage Area Attack Might freeze Alien Enemies for 120f (50%)

Immune to Weaken

Shadow Akira
Health (Lv.30) Attack Power (Lv.30) Attack Range Time between attacks Movement Speed Knockback Attack animation Recharge Time
51,000 HP 25,500 damage 430 5.23 seconds 13 3 times 108f 147s - 138.2s
Attack Type Special Ability
Area Attack Attack power increases by 50% at 50% health

Immune to Waves and Weaken

Inferno Akira
Health (Lv.30) Attack Power (Lv.30) Attack Range Time between attacks Movement Speed Knockback Attack animation Recharge Time
51,000 HP 25,500 damage 430 5.23 seconds 13 3 times 108f 147s - 138.2s
Lv.MAX Attack Type Special Ability
Lv.50+70 Area Attack Strong against Alien Enemies (deals 1.5x damage; takes only 1/2 damage)

Immune to Waves and Weaken

*First stats are 1st form's initial, second and third stats include 300% Empire of Cats Treasures; recharge time may vary.
*Time between attacks is the time from the attack's execution to the start of the next attack (includes backswing).
*For units with multi-hit attacks, attack animation is the part of the animation leading up to the first hit.
*Fruit Treasures not included.
*See this section to calculate Akira's stats.

Initial Stats:

Health Attack Power
Akira 3,000 HP 1,500 damage
Shadow Akira 3,000 HP 1,500 damage
Inferno Akira 3,000 HP 1,500 damage

Catfruit Evolution

GreenFruit x2 PurpleFruit x3
BlueFruit x8 YellowFruit x7
RainbowFruit x4 XP1,000,000


Talents

  • Freeze: Adds 40% chance to freeze for 39f 1.3 seconds, increases 9f .3 seconds per level up to 120f 4 seconds (Total Cost: 235 NP)
  • Attack Up: Adds 23% attack power at 33% health, increases 3% per level up to 50% (Total Cost: 235 NP)
  • Survives: Adds 28% chance to survive lethal strikes, increases 8% per level up to 100% (Total Cost: 235 NP)
  • Defense Buff: Upgrades health by 2% per level up to 20% (Total Cost: 175 NP)
  • Attack Buff: Upgrades attack power by 2% per level up to 20% (Total Cost: 175 NP)

Appearance

  • Normal Form: A boy wearing a light grey helmet, breastplate, pauldron, gauntlet, boots, and white bodysuit. He also wields a giant arm-drill with a cat ornament on his left hand.
  • Evolved Form: He gained long white hair and his armor became sharper and received a darker tone. The arm-drill changed into some sort of lance with a sinister-looking face on it. The cat face ornament remains, but is in front of the blade which makes it easier to see.
  • True Form: Akira's armor is now mainly red and black. His sword, now overflowing with energy, has a hexagonal jewel instead of a circular one and reveals two red laser blades when attacking. The sinister face of the blade is given red eyes and a mouth with sharper, more curved teeth, and the cat face now has the expression of a Crazed Cat.

Trivia

  • This unit might be inspired by X and Zero from the Rockman/Megaman franchise. The arm cannon is their common trait and Shadow Akira's long hair is quite similar to Zero's.
  • This unit shares the same name as the popular sci-fi anime film Akira, where a psychic explosion causes World War III in the year 2019.
  • Akira is the only Dark Hero whose Evolved Form has no anti-Alien abilities.
  • Prior to version 9.7, Shadow Akira was not immune to waves.

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Reference


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