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Level-up is a feature that allows players to spend XP to improve Cat Units and Base Upgrades. Level upgrades can be done by entering the Upgrade Menu, scrolling to the desired Cat Unit or Base Upgrade and pressing the "Upgrade!" button.

Explanation

All Cat Units and Base Upgrades start at level 1. Each upgrade increases the level by 1. Leveling up a Cat Unit will increase its health and attack power, while leveling up a Base Upgrade will make it more effective (e.g., leveling up the Study upgrade increases amount of XP earned after battle). The XP costs will increase with each upgrade until level 10, at which point they will become multiples of the first 10 levels' costs. This pattern continues all the way up to level 50. Every level-up will also raise the player's User Rank by 1 per level.

There is a limit to how many times a unit may be upgraded. The level cap is initially 10, but it can be increased all the way up to 50 for most units as the player raises their User Rank and progresses through the game.

In addition to standard levels, many units can also upgrade to + levels (also known as (+) levels). Each + level is equivalent to a standard level but counts toward a separate cap. + levels are attained by "using" duplicate Cat Units or Ability Capsules in Cat Storage; as a result, non-gacha cats can never upgrade to + levels.

Leveling up Cat Units can also unlock new forms: upgrading any Cat Unit to total level 10 will unlock its Evolved Form, and upgrading a Normal Cat to total level 30 (i.e., 20+10) will unlock its True Form. Other cats have a minimum level and additional requirements that must be met before their True Forms can be unlocked (20 for cats needing Awakening; 30 for cats needing Catfruit).

Level Caps

Normal Cats

Normal Cats
Level Requirement
Level 10 None
Level 20 Complete Empire of Cats Chapter 2
Level MAX +19 None
Level MAX +25 User Rank 1500
Level MAX +30 User Rank 1700
Level MAX +35 User Rank 2900
Level MAX +40 User Rank 3000
Level MAX +45 User Rank 3500
Level MAX +50 User Rank 3550
Level MAX +55 User Rank 4200
Level MAX +60 User Rank 4250
Level MAX +65 User Rank 5050
Level MAX +70 User Rank 5100
Level MAX +75 User Rank 5750
Level MAX +80 User Rank 5800

Special Cats

Special Cats
Level Requirement
Level 10 None
Level 20 Complete Empire of Cats Chapter 2
Level 30 User Rank 1600
Level 40 (non-Legend Cats) Catseyes
Level 40 (Legend Cats) Catseyes after completing An Ancient Curse
Level 50 (non-Legend Cats) Catseyes after completing An Ancient Curse
Level MAX +10 (Monster Hunter and Nebaaru-kun and Nyanpazuru Cats) None
Level MAX +20 (Bikkuriman Cats) None
Level MAX +40 (Li'l Cats) None

Rare Cats

Rare Cats
Level Requirement
Level 10 None
Level 20 Complete Empire of Cats Chapter 2
Level 25 User Rank 900
Level 30 User Rank 1200
Level 40 Catseyes
Level 50 Catseyes after completing An Ancient Curse
Level MAX +9 None
Level MAX +20 User Rank 1800
Level MAX +30 User Rank 1900
Level MAX +40 User Rank 2300
Level MAX +50 User Rank 3100
Level MAX +60 User Rank 4050
Level MAX +70 User Rank 4600
Level MAX +80 User Rank 5850

Super Rare Cats

Super Rare Cats
Level Requirement
Level 10 None
Level 20 Complete Empire of Cats Chapter 2
Level 25 (non-Crazed) User Rank 1000
Level 25 (Crazed) User Rank 3600
Level 30 (non-Crazed) User Rank 1300
Level 30 (Crazed) User Rank 3650
Level 40 Catseyes
Level 50 Catseyes after completing An Ancient Curse
Level MAX +9 None
Level MAX +20 User Rank 2000
Level MAX +30 User Rank 2400
Level MAX +40 User Rank 3200
Level MAX +50 User Rank 4100
Level MAX +60 User Rank 4650
Level MAX +70 User Rank 5900
Metal Cat may not upgrade past level 10 or to + levels.

Uber Rare Cats

Uber Rare Cats
Level Requirement
Level 10 None
Level 20 Complete Empire of Cats Chapter 2
Level 25 User Rank 1100
Level 30 User Rank 1400
Level 40 Catseyes
Level 50 Catseyes after completing An Ancient Curse
Level MAX +9 None
Level MAX +20 User Rank 2100
Level MAX +30 User Rank 2500
Level MAX +40 User Rank 3300
Level MAX +50 User Rank 4150
Level MAX +60 User Rank 4700
Level MAX +70 User Rank 5950

Legend Rare Cats

Legend Rare Cats
Level Requirement
Level 10 None
Level 20 Complete Empire of Cats Chapter 2
Level 25 User Rank 1110
Level 30 User Rank 1410
Level 40 Catseyes
Level 50 Catseyes after completing An Ancient Curse
Level MAX +9 None

Base Upgrades

Base Upgrades
Level Requirement
Level 10 None
Level 20 Complete Empire of Cats Chapter 2
Level MAX +10 None
The Cat Cannon Range may not upgrade past level 10 or to + levels.

Calculating Stats

Each Cat has an individual preset value for their base Health and Attack Power called an Initial Stat. This Initial Stat is used to determine the value of the cat's Health and Attack Power based on their current level - as shown below.

Each time cats are leveled up, they gain +20% of their initial stats, e.g. will a level 1 cat with 100 HP, have 120 HP in level 2.

Stats at level n = Initial Stat + (n - 1) * (Initial Stat * 20%)

When the Legendary Cat Shield and/or the Legendary Cat Sword are activated their effect gives a direct increase to the value of the corresponding Initial Health and/or Attack Power stat. This effect is independent of the growth rate calculation, which is used to determine a cat's health and damage at their current level

A neater expression of the level formula above, which includes the effect of the Treasure Bonus increase and does the same job is:

Stats at level n = floor(round(Initial Stat*(1+(n-1)/5))*TB)

TB = Treasure Bonus Multiplier = 1.5, 2.0 or 2.5 at 100%, 200% or 300%. n is the cat unit level, as listed above , use this formula when n<m

Higher-Level Cats and Level Reduction Points

For game balance the stats formula above that adds 1/5th (or 20%) of the Initial Stat to next level is tiered to add a reduced 1/10th (or 10%) of Initial Stat to next level for higher level cats, then reduced even further to add just 1/20th (or 5%) of the Initial Stat per next level for very high level cats at specific points, for certain types, as detailed below.
Gacha Cat is currently the only cat that doesn't follow this rule.

Type (m) 1st Reduction Point ( 1/10th Initial) (p) 2nd Reduction Point ( 1/20th Initial )
Normal Cats Level 60 -
Special Cats Level 60 -
Bahamut Cat

(Special)

Level 30 -
Rare Cats Level 70 Level 90
Super Rare Cats Level 60 Level 80
Crazed Cats

(Super Rare)

Level 20 -
Uber Super Rare Cats Level 60 Level 80

Here is an updated formula for high-leveled Cats between the 1st reduction point (m) and 2nd reduction point (p)

Stats at level n = floor(round(Initial Stat*(1+(m-1)/5+(n-m)/10))*TB)

TB = Treasure Bonus Multiplier = 1.5, 2.0 or 2.5 at 100%, 200% or 300%. m is the first reduction point, as listed above. Use when p>n>m

Here is the updated formula for very high level and hypermax Cats beyond the 2nd reduction point (p)

Stats lvl n = floor(round(Initial Stat*(1+(m-1)/5+(p-m)/10+(n-p)/20))*TB)

TB = Treasure Bonus Multiplier = 1.5, 2.0 or 2.5 at 100%, 200% or 300%. m is the first reduction point, p is the second reduction point, use this formula when n>p

Applying the Equations (examples)

To illustrate how to apply the equations we provide you with a few examples, using Metal Cat, Vaulter Cat and Ramen Cat

Below we provide an understanding of the mechanics of the equation, calculated using Metal Cat's HP at level 7, 12, 13, 18 and 20 with maximum Legendary Cat Shield activated.

Metal Cat 1st Calculating the Stats Rounding 2nd Adding the Treasure Bonus Calculated Stat
Level n Initial Stat * (1 + (n - 1)/5) = x round (x) round (x) * TB = y floor (y)
Level 7 1 * (1 + (7 - 1)/5) = 2.2 2 HP 2 * 2.5 = 5.0 5 HP
Level 12 1 * (1 + (12 - 1)/5) = 3.2 3 HP 3 * 2.5 = 7.5 7 HP
Level 13 1 * (1 + (13 - 1)/5) = 3.4 3 HP 3 * 2.5 = 7.5 7 HP
Level 18 1 * (1 + (18 - 1)/5) = 4.4 4 HP 4 * 2.5 = 10.0 10 HP
Level 20 1 * (1 + (20 - 1)/5) = 4.8 5 HP 5 * 2.5 = 12.5 12 HP

Treasure Bonus Multiplier = 2.5x

Below are examples using the simple equation for Vaulter Cat's HP at level 20, 25 and 40 with maximum Legendary Cat Shield activated.

Stats at level 20 = floor (round (450 * (1 + 19/5)) * 2.5) = 5,400 HP

here Treasure Bonus Multiplier = 2.5 , Initial Stat = 450 , (n-1) = (20-1) = 19

Stats at level 25 = floor (round (450 * (1 + 24/5)) * 2.5) = 6,525 HP

here Treasure Bonus Multiplier = 2.5 , Initial Stat = 450 , (n-1) = (25-1) = 24

Stats at level 40 = floor (round (450 * (1 + 39/5)) * 2.5) = 9,900 HP

here Treasure Bonus Multiplier = 2.5 , Initial Stat = 450 , (n-1) = (40-1) = 39

Below are examples for calculating Ramen Cat's HP at level 25, 75 and 95, to showcase how to calculate the stats of a unit that surpasses 1st and/or 2nd reduction point, with maximum Legendary Cat Shield activated.

Stats at level 25 = floor (round (1050 * (1 + 24/5)) * 2.5) = 15,225 HP

here Treasure Bonus Multiplier = 2.5 , Initial Stat = 1050 , m = 70 , p = 90 , (n-1) = (25-1) = 24

Stats at level 75 = floor (round (1050 * (1 + 69/5 + 5/10)) * 2.5) = 40,162 HP

here Treasure Bonus Multiplier = 2.5 , Initial Stat = 1050 , m = 70 , p = 90 , (n-1)=74 which is higher than m, therefore (m-1)=69 (n-m)=5

Stats at level 95 = floor (round (1050 * (1 + 69/5 + 20/10 + 5/20)) * 2.5) = 44,757 HP

here Treasure Bonus = 2.5 , Initial Stat = 1050 , (n-1)=94 which is higher than p, therefore (m-1)=69 (p-m)=20 (n-p)=5

Effect on Base Upgrades

  • Cat Cannon Power - Increases Cat Cannon attack power by 50 and Cat Cannon recharge time by 50 frames per level.
  • Cat Cannon Range - Increases Cat Cannon attack range. It starts at 3 Cannon waves (different that regular waves) and increases by 1 per level.
  • Cat Cannon Charge - Decreases Cat Cannon recharge time by 50 frames per level.
  • Worker Cat Rate - Increases the rate of income by 3¢ per second per level.[needs verification]
  • Worker Cat Wallet - Increases the Worker Cat's wallet, increasing upper limit of income. Adds 100 starting wallet per level, +50 per Worker Cat level while in the stage.
  • Base Defense - Increases the health of the Cat Base by 1,000 HP per level.
  • Research - Increases Cat production speed. It has no effect at level 1, but from level 2 and after, production speed will be increased by 0.2 seconds (at level 20+10, the production speed is increased by 5.8 seconds).
  • Accountant - Increases the money earned when an enemy is defeated. It has no effect at level 1, but from level 2 and after, money drop from enemies will be increased by 5% (at level 20+10, the money drop from enemies is increased by 145%).
  • Study - Increases the amount of XP received when clearing a stage. It has no effect at level 1, but from level 2 and after, XP will be increased by 5% (at level 20+10, the money XP received when clearing a stage is increased by 145%).
  • Cat Energy - Increases the limit of Cat Energy by 10 per level.

XP Costs

Common Upgrade Curves

Rare Cats

Not all cats of this rarity use this XP curve.
Not all cats that use this XP curve are Rares.

Super Rare Cats

Not all cats of this rarity use this XP curve.
Not all cats that use this XP curve are Super Rares.

Uber Rare/Legend Rare Cats

Legend Cats

Valkyrie Cat and Bahamut Cat don't follow this XP curve.

Common Curve #1

Common Curve #2

Common Curve #3

Collab Lucky Capsule Cats #1

Not all Collab Lucky Capsule cats use this XP curve.

Collab Lucky Capsule Cats #2

Not all Collab Lucky Capsule cats use this XP curve.

Normal Cats

Crazed Cats

Li'l Cats

Purchasable Special Cats

Actress Cat

Kung Fu Cat

Kung Fu Cat X also uses this XP curve.

Mr.

Bondage Cat

Dom Cat

Cats in a Box

Capsule Cat also uses this XP curve.

Panties Cat

Skirt Cat also uses this XP curve.

Ninja Cat

Gummy Cat also uses this XP curve.

Zombie Cat

Samurai Cat

Sumo Cat

Boogie Cat

Uncommon XP Curves

TBA

Trivia

  • The Cat God is the only character or Base Upgrade in the Upgrade Menu that can't be leveled up.
  • Normal Cats are the only cats that evolve into their True Form by leveling up.
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