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Axe Cat is one of the Normal Cats and your first proper damage-dealing cat. Available to unlock after completing China in Empire of Cats Chapter 1 and requires 2,000 XP or a Normal Cat Capsule. True Form significantly improves attack and health.


Cat Unit # 2
Normal Cat

Axe Cat
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Brave Cat
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Dark Cat
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Evolution

Evolves into Brave Cat at level 10.

Evolves into Dark Cat at level 20+10 using Cat Tickets.

Performance

+ Strong against Red Enemies

Pros

  • Very short cooldown
  • Low cost

Cons

  • Single Target
  • Short attack range
Class
Meatshield & Combo Slave
In order to classify Cat Units, see here

Strategy/Usage

Axe Cat is only useful early in the game because it is the first proper damage dealer a player obtains. It greatly exceeds the damage output of Cat and Tank Cat. This makes it valuable in early game stages against tougher enemies, including Those Guys, who can be a pain for newer players because of their high health and attack speed, and Pigge, which Axe Cat has an advantage against.

Unfortunately, Axe Cat soon becomes redundant as longer-ranged damage dealers like Gross Cat and Lizard Cat become available. Even so, Axe Cat can be used as a damage dealing meatshield like Cat or Tank Cat where money generation is no problem. However, the higher cost combined with low stamina make Axe Cat a poor choice, even against Red enemies.

The misery for Axe Cat only continues when Crazed Axe Cat is unlocked. Crazed Axe Cat, which itself isn't particularly useful as it suffers from the same problems, still outclasses Axe Cat (and his True Form) in every way.

True Form

Dark Cat has double the base stats of his previous forms. Another plus, is that Dark Cat gains one new Cat Combo, Power of Darkness, which greatly increases weaken duration. This is especially helpful when used in tandem with Onmyoji Cat or Headmaster Cat Jobs, allowing absolute crowd control and area denial under the right circumstances.

Dark Cat still retains his weaknesses and is overshadowed by other easily unlockable Rare Cats. His spamming cost is too detrimental through late Stories of Legend and Uncanny Legends, to the point that he can be replaced by Jiangshi Cat, who suffers from the same issue.

Depending on his level, Dark Cat can be effective against Bore. However, other cats like Maximum the Fighter or Elemental Duelist Cat, typically get the job done more effectively and efficiently, once they become available.

Cat Combo

Combo Units Cat Images Effect
Cat Army [Normal] Cat
[Normal] Tank Cat
[Normal] Axe Cat
[Normal] Gross Cat
[Normal] Cow Cat
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Us002-1.png
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Us004-1.png
Us005-1.png
Worker Cat Starting Level (Sm)
Choppers [Special] Executioner
[Normal] Axe Cat
[Uber Rare] Wargod Keiji
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Us003-1.png
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Unit Attack Up (Sm)
Lust for Battle [Normal] Axe Cat
[Special] Ururun Wolf
[Uber Rare] Lesser Demon Cat
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Us131-1.png
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Unit Attack Up (Sm)
Playing Slayer [Normal] Brave Cat
[Uber Rare] Dioramos
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Strong Effect Up (Sm)
Power of Darkness [Normal] Dark Cat
[Special] Dark Lazer
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Weaken Effect Up (M)

Description

Switch EN/JP

Cat Unit # 2 Normal Cat
Axe Cat
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EN Description
Combat maniac. Strong against Red enemies.
Brave Cat
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EN Description
Hero wannabe. Strong against Red enemies.
Dark Cat
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EN Description
Dark Knight wannabe
Decent Battle Cat
Strong against Red enemies.
Cat Unit # 2 Normal Cat
バトルネコ (batoru neko, Battle Cat)
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JP Script
戦闘向きのキャラ 「赤い敵」にめっぽう強い
EN Translation
Battle-crazed character, strong against red enemies
勇者ネコ (yūsha neko, Brave Cat)
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JP Script
勇者にあこがれる戦闘向きのキャラ 「赤い敵」にめっぽう強い
EN Translation
Battle-crazed character longing to be a warrior, strong against red enemies
暗黒ネコ (ankoku neko, Dark Cat)
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JP Script
ダークヒーローにも憧れた 戦闘向きのキャラ 「赤い敵」にめっぽう強い
EN Translation
Battle-crazed character longing to also be a dark hero, strong against red enemies


Upgrade Cost

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
0x 2,000 900 1,800 3,000 4,500 6,300 8,400 10,800 13,500 16,500 67,700
1x 1,200 1,800 3,600 6,000 9,000 12,600 16,800 21,600 27,000 33,000 132,600
2x 1,800 2,700 5,400 9,000 13,500 18,900 25,200 32,400 40,500 49,500 198,900
3x 2,100 3,150 6,300 10,500 15,750 22,050 29,400 37,800 47,250 57,750 232,050
4x 2,400 3,600 7,200 12,000 18,000 25,200 33,600 43,200 54,000 66,000 265,200
Total XP Cost 200,300
  • Level 30-49 upgrades cost Catseyes: 30-44 = 1 Catseye, 45-49 = 2 Catseyes


Stats

Axe Cat
Health Attack Power Attack Range Attack Frequency Movement Speed Knockback Attack animation Recharge Time
200 HP 25 damage
(27.78 DPS)
150 27f (0.9 seconds) 12 3 times 8f 0.27s
(8f 0.27s backswing)
7 - 2 seconds
Health (Lv.20+90) Attack Power (Lv.20+90) Attack Type Special Ability
8,900 HP 1,112 damage
(1,235.56 DPS)
Single Target Strong against Red enemies (inflicts x1.5 times damage; takes only 1/2 damage).
Brave Cat
Health (Lv.20+90) Attack Power (Lv.20+90) Attack Range Attack Frequency Movement Speed Knockback Attack animation Recharge Time
8,900 HP 1,112 damage
(1,235.56 DPS)
150 27f (0.9 seconds) 12 3 times 8f 0.27s
(8f 0.27s backswing)
7 - 2 seconds
Attack Type Special Ability
Single Target Strong against Red enemies (inflicts x1.5 times damage; takes only 1/2 damage).
Dark Cat
Health (Lv.20+90) Attack Power (Lv.20+90) Attack Range Attack Frequency Movement Speed Knockback Attack animation Recharge Time
17,800 HP 2,225 damage
(2,472.22 DPS)
150 27f (0.9 seconds) 12 3 times 8f 0.27s
(9f 0.3s backswing)
10 - 2 seconds
Lv.MAX Attack Type Special Ability
Lv.20+90 Single Target Strong against Red enemies (inflicts x1.5 times damage; takes only 1/2 damage).
*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 Axe Cat's stats.

Normal Form Axe Cat
Level HP AP DPS Attack Cycle 27f 0.9 seconds
Initial 200 25 27 Attack Animation 11f + 8f + 8f
10 1,400 175 194 Attack Range 150
20+90 8,900 1,112 1,236 Attack Type Single
Recharge Time 7 - 2 seconds Knockback 3 times Movement Speed 12
Cost (¢) Abilities
Ch. 1 Ch. 2 Ch. 3

Multi Hit (2525 + 00)
Strong against Red Enemies

200 300 400
Evolved Form Brave Cat
Level HP AP DPS Attack Cycle 27f 0.9 seconds
Initial 200 25 27 Attack Animation 11f + 8f + 8f
20 2,400 300 333 Attack Range 150
20+90 8,900 1,112 1,236 Attack Type Single
Recharge Time 7 - 2 seconds Knockback 3 times Movement Speed 12
Cost (¢) Abilities
Ch. 1 Ch. 2 Ch. 3

Multi Hit (2525 + 00)
Strong against Red Enemies

200 300 400
True Form Dark Cat
Level HP AP DPS Attack Cycle 27f 0.9 seconds
Initial 400 50 55 Attack Animation 10f + 8f + 9f
20+10 6,800 850 944 Attack Range 150
20+90 17,800 2,225 2,472 Attack Type Single
Recharge Time 10 - 2 seconds Knockback 3 times Movement Speed 12
Cost (¢) Abilities
Ch. 1 Ch. 2 Ch. 3

Multi Hit (5050 + 00)
Strong against Red Enemies

200 300 400
  • HP = Health ; AP = Attack Power ; DPS = Damage Per Second ; 2 Movement Speed = 1 Range/f
  • f = frame ; 30f = 1 second ; Attack Animation = Idle + Foreswing + Backswing (f)
  • Catseye, User Rank and game progress are essential to achieving max level, see here for details.
  • See here to understand Treasure effects.

Existence Elsewhere

Merc Storia

Axe Cat appears in Merc Storia as Brave Cat as a 2★ monster introduced in the 1st collab between the two games. It is available in the collab gacha during the event duration and is the first 2★ Battle Cats unit in the game.

Brave Cat
Unit Information (Merc Storia)
Rarity 2★
Element Fire
Weapon N/A
Weapon Type N/A
AoE 1 target, 1 hit
Misc. Information
Born In Battle Cats Land (にゃんこの国)
Occupation ?
Gender ?
Age ?
Hobby ?
Personality ?

Appearance

  • Normal Form: A Cat with metallic plating covering the left eye, with a large X where the eye was. Holds an axe, swinging it down to attack.
  • Evolved Form: Gets its eye back, along with nice and beautiful headgear, a shield and a sword.
  • True Form: Brave Cat got a new costume! Now has dark equipment: Its headgear turns into a black, monster-like helmet, and its shield and sword are dark.

Gallery

Trivia

  • Berserkory's axe looks the same as Axe Cat's, only Berserkory's is bloodstained.
    • In his Japanese description, it's Axe Cat whose house he was freeloading at. Additionally, Axe Cat's Japanese name is Battle Cat while Berserkory's is Battle Koalacchio.
  • The cross on Brave Cat & Dark Cat's shield could be a reference to the Crusaders, although it is also likely just an indication of the shape of the shield.

Reference


Units Release Order:

<< Tank Cat | Gross Cat >>


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