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This article is about the Cat Unit. For the enemy unit, see Codename "Red Riding".

Red Riding Mina is a Special Cat that can be unlocked when beating Learned to Love. In the Version 6.7 Update, her range was increased. True Form added in the Version 7.0 Update grants a chance to weaken Relic enemies in addition to Curse Immunity and increased health/attack power.

Cat Unit # 268
Special Cat (Legend)

Red Riding Mina
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Crimson Mina
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Awakened Mina
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Evolves into Crimson Mina at level 10.

Evolves into Awakened Mina at level 30 using Catfruit after completing Eldritch Forces.


+ 50% chance to weaken Relic enemies [True]
+ Immune to Curse [True]
+ Long Distance


  • Long Distance attacks
  • Good attack power [True]
  • Decent survivability [True]
  • Low cost


  • Low attack power [Normal, Evolved]
  • Has a blindspot
  • Mediocre attack rate
  • Mediocre health [Normal, Evolved]
Sniper & Backliner
In order to classify Cat Units, see here


Normal/Evolved Form

Red Riding Mina is a very useful long-range attacker. However, do note that in her Normal and Evolved forms, her damage and health is surprisingly low. This means that you will mostly only use her in 4 Star Stories of Legend, unless you happen to encounter a stage where you are able to stack long range units; most specifically, you will stack her behind your own Cat Base, usually with the support of Crowd-Controller-class Cats like Thaumaturge Cat or Professor Cat Jobs. Furthermore, should you be using those Crowd-controllers, it is recommended to use weaken up Cat Combos like Power of Darkness or Cat High in order to ensure Mina's safety. While she does have low base stats in Normal and Evolved Form, when stacked, her damage can be comparable to that of some nukers.

True Form

Awakened Mina gains a higher effective range, higher base stats, and on top of that, the ability to weaken Relic enemies, albeit with a 50% chance. As specifically anti-Relic abilities are rare, the niche in and of itself is important, as it allows her to counter dangerous enemies like Othom and M. Ost. So, whenever she does weaken, it can change the tide of the battle, as it helps Primordial Cat and your other meatshields survive for longer. However, if you have Slapstick Cats's Talents, you'll likely rely on them for weaken instead of Mina. With this new addition, stacking her is even more important as it increases her chances to weaken to almost guaranteed!

Her increased base stats allow her to be relevant in Uncanny Legends, as well as increasing her nuking effectiveness. Overall, she is a good use of your Elder Catfruit, and is useful and relevant lategame. With all this being said, do not let any enemies enter Mina’s blindspot, as she is very sensitive late-game, and has no abundance of health to safely tank any dangerous hits.


Switch EN/JP

Cat Unit # 268 Special Cat
Red Riding Mina
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EN Description
Teacher Bear said "Girls are most cute with a
Cat in hand!" So now she changed allegiance.
Her Bazooka broke, though... (Long distance)
Crimson Mina
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EN Description
Mina is actually more popular since she joined
the Cats! Not quite to Valkyrie's level, though.
Bazooka still isn't fixed... (Long distance)
Awakened Mina
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EN Description
A sweet killer who defends the cute creatures of
the woods. Don't touch her babies or you're dead.
Might weaken Relics with Long Range Area Attacks.
Cat Unit # 268 Special Cat
ネコずきんミーニャ (Neko Zukin Mīnya, Cat Hood Minya)
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JP Script
EN Translation
Teacher Bear told her that girls who like cats are cuter.
The assassin immediately switched allegiance to the Cat army.
Her bazooka is broken, but goes in with determination (Long distance)
ラブリーずきんミーニャ (Raburī Zukin Mīnya, Lovely Hood Minya)
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JP Script
EN Translation
Cat-hooded assassin who believes her popularity is quickly rising.
Says her rival is Valkyrie Cat.
Goes into battle with a broken bazooka, but lots of determination. (Long distance)
覚醒ラブずきんミーニャ (Kakusei Rabu Zukin Mīnya, Awakened Love Hood Minya)
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JP Script
EN Translation
An assassin whose animals taught her to value life.
Anyone who messes with our friends in the woods will be beaten to death.
Occasionally reduces the attack power of ancient species (far range attack)


  • Chapter 1: 2,600¢
  • Chapter 2: 3,900¢
  • Chapter 3: 5,200¢

Upgrade Cost

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
0x 0 9,800 14,800 21,800 42,500 64,300 93,200 118,000 197,400 513,500 1,075,300
1x 15,600 19,600 29,600 43,600 85,000 128,600 186,400 236,000 394,800 1,027,000 2,166,200
2x 23,400 29,400 44,400 65,400 127,500 192,900 279,600 354,000 592,200 1,540,500 3,249,300
3x 27,300 34,300 51,800 76,300 148,750 225,050 326,200 413,000 690,900 1,797,250 3,790,850
Total XP Cost 10,281,650
  • Level 30-49 upgrades cost Catseyes: 30-44 = 1 Catseye, 45-49 = 2 Catseyes


Red Riding Mina
Health Attack Power Attack Range Attack Frequency Movement Speed Knockback Attack animation Recharge Time
1,200 HP 600 damage
(92.31 DPS)
435 195f (6.5 seconds) 10 4 times 76f 2.53s
(69f 2.3s backswing)
106.67 - 97.87 seconds
Health (Lv.30) Attack Power (Lv.30) Attack Type Special Ability
20,400 HP 10,200 damage
(1,569.23 DPS)
Area Attack Long Distance (Effective Range: 300~600).
Crimson Mina
Health (Lv.30) Attack Power (Lv.30) Attack Range Attack Frequency Movement Speed Knockback Attack animation Recharge Time
20,400 HP 10,200 damage
(1,569.23 DPS)
435 195f (6.5 seconds) 10 4 times 76f 2.53s
(69f 2.3s backswing)
106.67 - 97.87 seconds
Attack Type Special Ability
Area Attack Long Distance (Effective Range: 300~600).
Awakened Mina
Health (Lv.30) Attack Power (Lv.30) Attack Range Attack Frequency Movement Speed Knockback Attack animation Recharge Time
30,600 HP 20,400 damage
(3,138.46 DPS)
435 195f (6.5 seconds) 10 4 times 76f 2.53s
(69f 2.3s backswing)
106.67 - 97.87 seconds
Lv.MAX Attack Type Special Ability
Lv.40 Area Attack 50% chance to weaken Relic enemies to 50% for 100f 3.33 seconds;

Long Distance (Effective Range: 300~700);
Immune to Curse.

*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 Red Riding Mina's stats.

Catfruit Evolution

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Blank.png XP.png1,000,000


  • Normal Form: Appears as a young girl with cat characteristics; wears a similar getup to fairytale character Little Red Riding Hood. Carries a basket holding Killer Cats and has an assassin's kunai strapped to her upper thigh. Uses a bazooka improbably concealed in her basket to attack with Killer Cats as ammo.
  • Evolved Form: Her dress, in general, has become darker and is more detailed. She now has stockings, boots, gloves, and bows on her basket and on her head.
  • True Form: Now fully colored with some forest friends accompanying her. She is trailed by a raccoon, squirrels, rabbits and has two blue birds nested on her hood. During her attack animation, the animals are noticeably startled and tremor until the attack's completion.



  • Other than resembling a famously known folktale character Little Red Riding Hood, Mina's appearance, personality, and arsenal may be inspired by a Vampire Savior character Baby Bonnie Hood, who dons an innocent "red riding hood" appearance but in reality is a psychopath. She appears with devilish eyes whenever she is seen attacking, similar to Mina. Hidden in her basket are various weaponry, such as landmines, an Uzi, or, just like Mina, a bazooka.
  • In her true form the way her animals cowers in fear when Mina is attacking is also reminiscent on how Baby Bonnie Hood's dog named Harry cowers in fear when she attacks.
  • In the version 6.7, Mina's range was increased from 400 to 435, allowing her to outrange more enemies, notably the Le'boin family and Ururun Wolf. This was the first instance of a unit getting a range buff or a buff in general without True Form/Talents.
  • She is the only Legend Cat that does not give a preview of her attack animation when entering Legend Stages.
  • Mina has an implied rivalry with Valkyrie Cat, as she has a cat combo with the unit called "Rivalry". This cat combo increases the Worker Cat starting level by a small amount.


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