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This article is about the Cat Unit. For the enemy unit, see Flying Ninja Cat (Enemy).

Ninja Cat is a Special Cat that can be purchased for 50 Cat Food in the Upgrade Menu after completing Philippines in Empire of Cats Chapter 1. True Form decreases deploy cost by 25%, but reduces movement speed. As of version 6.0, his normal and evolved forms do two hits per attack.


Cat Unit # 18
Special Cat

Ninja cat

Ninja frog cat

Flying ninja cat

Cat

Evolves into Ninja Frog Cat at level 10.

Evolves into Flying Ninja Cat when obtained from the Ninja Awakens! Stages (may be dropped on the first stage but guaranteed on the second stage) and is level 20 or above.

Pros:

  • Strong against Red Enemies.
  • Fast attack rate and animation.
  • Low Cost, especially in True Form.
  • Fast recharge rate.
  • Included in many Combos.
  • True form has no longer multi-hit attack, causing less times to miss the second attack

Cons:

  • Low stamina.
  • Low attack power.
  • Short-ranged attacks.
  • Single-target attacks.
  • True Form moves slower.
  • Multi-hit in Normal and Evolved forms can knockback enemies before the second attack.

Strategy/Usage

  • Ninja Cat is extremely potent early on, enough to beat Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 of Empire of Cats by himself.
  • He can be useful in stages with (mainly) Red enemies as a spammable meatshield, especially in the Growing Red stages and Red Alert (though that may be a bit of a stretch).
  • While Ninja Cat becomes useless due to Dark Cat and Crazed Axe Cat, he is part of one of the most useful Combos in the game: Cool Japan, which provides a Medium (15%) attack boost to all your units.

Cat Combos

Cat Combo Japanese Name Cats Cat Images Effect
Cool Japan アイラブジャパン [Special] Ninja Cat,

[Special] Sumo Cat,
[Special] Samurai Cat,
[Super Rare] Sushi Cat

Us019-1
Us022-1
Us021-1
Us062-1
15% increased damage.
Secret Agency スパイ活動 [Special] Ninja Cat,

[Uber Rare] Urashima Taro

Us019-1
Us135-1
10% increased wallet size.
Enter the Ninja ザ・ニンジャ [Special] Ninja Cat,

[Uber Rare] Hayabusa

Us019-1
Us262-1
15% increased cat speed.
Frog Prince カエルの王子様 [Super Rare] Princess Juliet Cat,

[Special] Ninja Frog Cat

Us151-2
Us019-2
10% stronger "Strong" ability.
Dreams of Flying 空への憧れ [Uber Rare] The Grateful Crane,

[Special] Flying Ninja Cat

Us136-1
Us019-3
10% increased knockback distance.
Aerial Recon 空中偵察部隊 [Normal] Bird Cat,

[Super Rare] Crazed Bird Cat,
[Special] Flying Ninja Cat,
[Super Rare] Drone Cat

Us006-1
Us097-1
Us019-3
Us261-2
1.73 seconds faster recharge time, to 2 seconds.

Description

Switch EN/JP

Cat Unit # 18

Special Cat
Ninja Cat
Uni018 f00
EN Description
One of the strongest fighters. Rivals with Axe Cat. 10 wins, 1 loss. Strong against Red enemies.
Ninja Frog Cat
Uni018 c00
EN Description
Learned how to summon animals. Rides a frog for better mobility. Strong against Red enemies.
Flying Ninja Cat
Uni018 s00
EN Description
Dancing across the sky, assaulting enemies using advanced ninjutsu. Cheap to produce, very strong against Red enemies!

Cat Unit # 18

Special Cat
ネコ忍者 (neko ninja, Ninja Cat)
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JP Script
秘境の地で忍者を極めた戦闘向きキャラ

バトルネコよりも性能が高く 「赤い敵」にめっぽう強い

EN Translation
Battle-type cat who perfects ninja skills in hidden areas.

Higher performance than axe cat. Very strong against red enemies.

ガマネコ忍者 (gama neko ninja, Frog Ninja Cat)
Uni018 c00
JP Script
修業により忍術を会得した戦闘向きキャラ

バトルネコよりも性能が高く、 「赤い敵」にめっぽう強い

EN Translation
Battle-type cat who learned ninjutsu through training.

Higher performance than axe cat. Very strong against red enemies.

ムササビネコ忍者 (Musasabineko ninja, Flying Squirrel Ninja Cat)
Uni018 s00
JP Script
新たに編み出した忍術で空を舞う戦闘向きキャラ

コストが安くなり量産型キャラに 「赤い敵」にめっぽう強い

EN Translation
Battle-type cat who dances in the sky using the newly developed ninjutsu.

A character that can be mass produced due to cheaper cost. Very strong against red enemies.


Cost

Requires 50 Cat Food to unlock. Available to unlock after completing Philippines in Chapter 1.

Normal/Evolved Form:

  • Chapter 1: $200
  • Chapter 2: $300
  • Chapter 3: $400

True Form:

  • Chapter 1: $150
  • Chapter 2: $225
  • Chapter 3: $300

Upgrading Cost

Level XP Level XP
Level 0-1 50 Cat Food Level 10-11 800
Level 1-2 600 Level 11-12 1700
Level 2-3 1400 Level 12-13 2800
Level 3-4 3000 Level 13-14 5200
Level 4-5 4100 Level 14-15 8200
Level 5-6 5900 Level 15-16 11800
Level 6-7 8000 Level 16-17 16000
Level 7-8 10400 Level 17-18 20800
Level 8-9 13100 Level 18-19 26200
Level 9-10 16100 Level 19-20 34200

Stats

Ninja Cat
Health Attack Power Attack Range Time between attacks Movement Speed Knockback Attack animation Recharging Time
240 HP 28 damage 150 0.7 seconds 13 3 times 0.2 seconds 7.33s - 2.33s
Health (Lv.30) Attack Power (Lv.30) Attack Type Special Ability
4,080 HP 474 damage Single Target Multi-hit attack (237 at 6f, 237 at 14f);

Strong against Red Enemies (Inflicts x1.5 damage; takes only 1/2 damage)

Ninja Frog Cat
Health (Lv.30) Attack Power (Lv.30) Attack Range Time between attacks Movement Speed Knockback Attack animation Recharging Time
4,080 HP 474 damage 150 0.7 seconds 13 3 times 0.2 seconds 7.33s - 2.33s
Attack Type Special Ability
Single Target Multi-hit attack (237 at 6f, 237 at 14f);

Strong against Red Enemies (Inflicts x1.5 damage; takes only 1/2 damage)

Flying Ninja Cat
Health (Lv.30) Attack Power (Lv.30) Attack Range Time between attacks Movement Speed Knockback Attack animation Recharging Time
4,080 HP 475 damage 150 0.7 seconds 10 3 times 0.2 seconds 7.33s - 2.00s
Lv.MAX Attack Type Special Ability
Lv.50 Single Target Strong against Red Enemies (inflicts x1.5 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 of the attack from the attack's execution until the next attack animation starts (includes backswing).
For units with multi-hit attacks, attack animation is the part of the animation leading up to the first hit.
*See this section to calculate Ninja Cat's stats.

Initial Stats:

Health Attack Power
Ninja Cat 240 HP 28 damage
Frog Ninja Cat 240 HP 28 damage
Flying Ninja Cat 240 HP 28 damage

Appearance

  • Normal Form: Looks like a regular Cat wearing a ninja costume.
  • Evolved Form: Sits on top of another Ninja Cat wearing a frog costume and now has visible hair.
  • True Form: Abandoned the frog. Gains a parachute bag. Throws shurikens to attack.

Trivia

  • Ninja Cat is one of the only cats that becomes weaker in its True Form, as it has a slower movement speed (but gains decreased deploy cost).
  • Ninja Cat's position is higher form by form.
  • Ninja Frog Cat may be a reference to the Japanese book Tale Of The Gallant Jiraiya, where a man saves a giant toad from an even bigger snake. The toad then teaches him toad magic, with one of the spells letting the man spawn a toad to aid him in battle.
  • Flying Ninja Cat's method of flight is very similar in appearance to T.A.C Kirby, or may be a reference to Cape Mario.

Gallery

Reference


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