Oncoming Storm (Insane) (緊急爆風警報, Emergency Blast Wave Warning) is the 7th Cyclone stage. Upon completion, players have a 40% chance to unlock Catornado.


The battle begins with a few Those Guys. After ~30 seconds, The Perfect Cyclone will spawn. After that, Trolly Bloggers will start spawning, mainly to push your cats out of the boss's blind spot and interfere with your attack.

After the Trolly Bloggers stop spawning, Doge Darks will appear as peons.

No Continues are allowed for this stage.


If the player has Kotatsu Cat at level 25 or higher, that’s enough for an almost guaranteed victory over the Perfect Cyclone. Kotatsu cat is very effective against this cyclone if spammed or stacked. When the Cyclone is weakened, you can spawn in Crazed Giraffes, Awakened Bahamut Cat or other units to finish the job.

Balalan Pasalan (especially in TF) works amazingly on this stage. He can freeze the boss allowing more time for cats to get in its blind spot, and the 6 second weaken means it's a lot easier for cats to get in, even crazed tank can manage to squeeze its way in at that point.

Strategy 1 (ft. Kotatsu Cat)

Lineup: Sadako, any unit who outranges the boss, fast and tanky units like Manic Jamiera, Maglev or A. Bahamut and one or more hard hitters to destroy the base.

Kotatsu must have a very high level (25+) with ITF treasures and, if possible, true form, talents or combos.

Battle: When the level starts, spam Sadako. When Perfect Cyclone comes out, throw in Crazed M. Titan Cat and continue to spam both of them. Any other unit you have brought should also be spawned now.

Trolly bloggers may constantly be killing them, but, eventually, your units will kill the Cyclone and grant you a victory.

Strategy 2 (cheese)

Items: Rich Cat. Optionally Sniper the Cat.

Lineup: Eye of Storm or Team of Two combo, Crazed Sexy Legs Cat, Crazed Giraffe Cat, level 20+ Crazed M. Titan Cat and maxed Awakened Bahamut.

The main goal of the strategy is to take the advantage of a feature of the game: The Perfect Cyclone is a boss, bosses can't be knocked back behind enemy base. So player needs to keep The Perfect Cyclone as close to enemy base as possible.

To do so, player needs to send a Crazed Gross at the start, followed by Crazed Titan.

Remember to save Cat Cannon until the Perfect Cyclone is close enough to the Enemy Base. Then try to spawn Awakened Bahamut and Cat Cannon at similar times. Bahamut should be around half-way across the field (tried and tested).

This step involves some timing skills. Anyway, if player has succeeded, A. Bahamut will stay in range of Perfect Cyclone and kill it before Trolly blogger appears.

Strategy 3 (no Kotatsu)

Lineup: Unit Defense up combos, such as Eye of the Storm, Crazed M. Titan Cat or Manic Jamiera Cat (30); any fast movement Cats that can clear out stray peon, such as Express Cat.

Jamiera Cat shouldn't be used here, as his knockback ability will make Manic Jamiera Cats in the effective range of the Perfect Cyclone.

The main goal is to let Manic Jamiera Cat advances to the Perfect Cyclone until he's out of the Cyclone's effective range (<250), stack Manic Jamiera and some fast movement Cats if possible, the Perfect Cyclone will die after a few minutes.

Strategy 4

First, you have to have all superior treasures from Alaska EoC and The Great Abyss ItF, Maxed Cat Cannon Recharge Upgrades, and Maxed or Near-Maxed Worker Cat Rate Upgrades, and also lvl 30 Awakened Bahamut. Then, you need to have Cat Cannon Start Level UP (M) or Cat Cannon Recharge Up (M) + Cat Cannon Start Level Up (Sm) Cat Combos. Then, equip any cat that can kill the peons (i prefer Crazed Girrafe, but you can use even the normal girrafe and mr).

At the start of the battle, upgrade worker cat once and spawn the peon killer, then spawn Awakened Bahamut as soon as the money is enough (Bahamut will already have to be at the enemy base before the boss appears), and when the boss shockwave appears, IMMEDIATELY press the "Fire!" button, and just wait till the boss dies.

Strategy 5 (ft. Miku Cat)

Lineup: Miku Cat, as many Research UP combos as possible, as well as a Unit Speed UP (not required but helps a lot)

When battle starts, start by spawning a Miku Cat and nothing else. Keep spawning more Miku cats until boss comes.This strategy is heavily RNG-reliant, which is Miku Cat dodging the Perfect Cyclone and entering his blindspot. Once Miku Cat gets into his blindspot, continuously spawn more Miku Cats to support the first Miku (and help with trolly bloggers). The Perfect cyclone will die....eventually.

Make sure to bring something to deal with the Bloggers and Doge Darks though, as Miku Cat cannot do much vs them.

Strategy 6 (ft. Takuya and Lovely Yuki)

Lineup: Wall/Eraser Cat, Sadako Cat, Takuya & Lovely Yuki, Hacker Cat (optional)

Items: Rich Cat, Sniper the Cat (very highly recommended, although should be possible without them)

Takuya & Lovely Yuki should be at least Level 25, and Sadako Cat should be at least Level 15. The levels of Wall/Eraser and Hacker Cat do not matter.

At the beginning of the battle, start spamming Sadako and Takuya & Yuki Cat. Since Takuya & Yuki Cat are resistant to Floating enemies’ attacks, when the Cyclone is weakened they can get into it’s blind spot and start chipping away. The main goal is to get a massive stack of Takuya & Lovely Yuki’s, with Sadako there to weaken so that they can get into the blind spot easier and do a little damage. Once the stack of them is big enough, they will instantly destroy the peons and quickly obliterate the boss. Hacker Cat can do small amount of damage from a distance, and Wall Cat a last resort for if the cyclone/peons kill your Takuya & Lovely Yuki stack while you’re still building it up, and can stall for a few seconds while you get more units ready. The Perfect Cyclone will eventually die to the stack of units, and your cats can head over and destroy the base.

Recommended Ubers

Bulky Melee Ubers - They'll rush up into Perfect Cyclone's blindspot and effectively crush him with ease. Also with their HP, they'll be able to sponge a few hits from the Doge Darks while dealing damage to kill them, though be wary of the Trolly Bloggers and Doge Darks. Divine Kai is the greatest choice out of all the melee ubers, as she not only has the standard melee uber capabilites, but also has resistant to floating and knockback immunity, effectively being the perfect uber for this stage. Cats in the Cradle is another decent example, but you'll need to be wary of the peons (and his knockback proc) for them to be effective.

Rushers - Rushers can blitz to Perfect Cyclone's blindspot like bulky melee ubers, but it's harder to get them to shine on here, as you'll need to be aware of the peons, and also some of them could just end up getting knocked back and dying before even getting to the blindspot. If you're going with one of these, make sure to have Sadako, as his weaken can make this much less likely to happen.

Lufalan Pasalan - Lufalan Pasalan is the only uber that deals effective damage to the Perfect Cyclone while remaining far enough to be safe from his strikes, without having to enter to his blindspot. As usual, beware of the peons, specially when using him since he's a single target attacker. Super Galaxy Cosmo is another uber that can do this.


Youtube Video (Uberless)

Video (recommended)


  • Oncoming Storm is the first level that does not allow continues for 30 Cat Food.
  • "Red Sky at Morning" is the first line of a well-known ancient rhyme that predicts the weather: Red sky at morning, shepherd's/sailor's warning. Red sky at night, shepherd's/sailor's delight.
  • Another suitable reference (in agreement with The Battle Cats universe) would be the chapter 303 of Gantz, where the main protagonist Kei Kurono wakes up, seeing a red sky as a sign of the oncoming apocalypse.


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