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Nyanko Daisensou (にゃんこ大戦争, "Nyanko Great War") is a Tower Defense and Casual game published by PONOS. It is an updated re-release of the original mobile phone version. Since the start of the iOS version on November 15th, 2012, the game reached 55 million downloads in November 2020. The game has three alternate versions, specifically in Korean (냥코 대전쟁 nyan-ko dae-jeon-jaeng, Cat Catastrophe), Traditional Chinese (貓咪大戰爭 mao-mi-da-zhan-zheng, The Cat's Great Battle) and English (The Battle Cats).


Nyanko Great War has reached 65 million downloads worldwide!
Very popular all over the world! Easy to play for everyone!
A cat battle game!
The creepy cat army is invading Japan, the future,
and even the ends of the universe!
A chance to start anew, even if you've played before!

◆ The Rules are simple! Simple battle! ◆
Tap the cat of your choice to launch it!!
Use the "Cat Cannon" to turn the tables!!
You win the game by attacking the enemy's castle!!
Some stages seem impossible to clear
If you Google it you can usually find a strategy!!

◆ Enjoy the game at your own pace ◆
This game is only for you and your cat!!
There are no friends who don't know who you are!!
Proceed with the invasion at your own pace!!

◆ Creepy, Cute, Beautiful ◆
These cats are beyond your imagination!!
Watch as the cats evolve in unexpected ways!!
Check out the cat book for a
peek into the world of kittens!!

*You can enjoy "Nyanko Great War" for free until the end, but some paid contents are also available.
Presented by PONOS


  • The gameplay is quite simple. Just tap the unit on the bottom of the screen and it will send out that unit to face the enemy units.


The plot begins the same as in the original version, but is extended with several additional chapters and modes, starting with two additional Empire of Cats Chapters.



  • This game contains most of the Cat Units that are listed in the Cat Release Order and Cat Units pages.
  • The first cats not from the original version are the earlier Special Cats, such as the purchasable units and Valkyrie Cat.
  • There are many cats exclusive to this version.


Chapters and Stages

The same as The Battle Cats in most parts, it has:


The game has received multiple ports to other devices, including:

  • 3DS: Tobidasu! Nyanko Daisensou (とびだす!にゃんこ大戦争, "Jump Out! Nyanko Great War") released in May 2015.
  • PC: Minna de Nyanko Daisensou (みんなでにゃんこ大戦争, "Nyanko Great War with Everyone), released in August 2017 but discontinued as of January 2019.
  • Switch: Futari De! Nyanko Daisensou (ふたりで!にゃんこ大戦争, "Together! Nyanko Great War"), released in December 2018.
Main BCEN (OldCurrent) • BCJP (OldCurrent) • BCTW • BCKR • 3DS (Name Comparisons) • Minna de Nyanko DaisensouJP only, removedSwitchRegional Differences
Spin-offs Kumanchu RoyaleJP only, removed, old generation phonesBattle Cats RangersremovedNyanko RunawayJP only, removedNyanko Defence ForceJP only, removedNyanko New JapanJP onlyGo! Go! Pogo CatThe Burgle CatsBattle Cats Quest
Related Mr. seriesremovedGirlsMonsJP only, removed • NamesutaJP only, removedKyoutou ProjectJP only, removedYuru-i GeGeGe no Kitarou: Youkai Dotabata DaisensouJP only
Main Menu
Main Menu Main MenuCat BeaconBCJP onlyInvite Friends to get MonekoremovedSerial CodesremovedGame Updates
Game Modes Game ChaptersexplanationMain Chapters LevelslistEmpire of CatsInto the FutureCats of the CosmosThe Aku RealmsLegend StagesChallenge BattleCatclaw DojoRanking Dojo
Cat Base Menu
Upgrade Menu Cat Units (DictionaryallFull ListallRelease Orderall)

Rarities: Normal (NN) • Special (EX) • Rare (RR) • Super Rare (SR) • Uber Rare (UR) • Legend Rare (LR)
Base Upgrades: Cat CannonWorker Cat • Research • Accounting • Study • Energy
Related: Level-upUser RankTrue FormSpecial AbilitiesTalentsTalent Orbs

Equip Menu Cat Combo (Main ArticleRelease OrderOld Version)
Treasure Menu ExplanationTreasure Festival
Dictionary Menu Enemy Units (DictionaryallFull ListallSoL OrderUL OrderRelease Orderall)

Attributes: TraitlessRedFloatingBlackMetalAngelAlien (Starred) • ZombieAkuRelicTypelessColossalBehemothWitchcollabEva Angelcollab

Gacha Menu Main ArticleFull ListUR GuaranteedStep Up
Other Menu Shop ItemsGamatoto ExpeditionOtoto Development TeamCatnip ChallengesOfficers' ClubMeow MedalsWildcat SlotsCat Scratcher
Items & Currencies XP • NP • Cat FoodBattle ItemsCataminsMaterials • Tickets • Catfruit/Behemoth StonesCatseyes
Battle System
General Battle MechanismReward Mechanism
Stage types Timed Score Reward • Restriction (No ContinuesContinuation StageRestriction Stage) • Gauntlet
Related to Main Chapters Zombie Outbreaks
Related to Legend Stages Special Events (Release Order) • Stage DifficultiesItem Drop Cats
Misc. Contents
MerchandiseBCEN ExclusiveBCJP ExclusiveBCTW ExclusiveBCKR ExclusiveRecovery ModePop Culture ReferencesApril Fools' JokesUnimplemented Features