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Tank Cat is one of the Normal Cats and the second cat the player obtains as a unit. It was available after clearing Korea in Empire of Cats: Chapter 1 and costed 0 XP (Used to be 500 XP) to unlock. True Form increases health and attack damage.


Cat Unit # 1
Normal Cat

Tank cat

Wall cat

Eraser cat

Evolution

Evolves into Wall Cat at level 10.

Evolves into Eraser Cat at level 20+10 using Cat Tickets.

Description

Switch EN/JP

Cat Unit # 1

Normal Cat
Tank Cat
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EN Description
Tough. High health. (Area Attack) Strong enough to move a pebble.
Wall Cat
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EN Description
Rigid defense. Now with corners (Area Attack) Strong enough to move a small rock.
Eraser Cat
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EN Description
Can take a beating thanks to elasticity. Really Good™ Defense. (Area Attack) Strong enough to move two small rocks.

Cat Unit # 1

Normal Cat
タンクネコ (tanku neko, Tank Cat)
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JP Script
体力を多く備えた盾用のキャラ 攻撃力はスズメの涙ほど(範囲攻撃)
EN Translation
Shield character with high stamina. Attack power is as potent as a sparrow's tears (area attack)
ネコカベ (neko kabe, Wall Cat)
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JP Script
まさにカベに徹する為の盾専用キャラ 攻撃力はあいかわらず(範囲攻撃)
EN Translation
Shield character whose use is solely to act as a wall. Attack power is still the same (area attack)
ゴムネコ (gomu neko, Gum Cat)
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JP Script
まさにカベに徹する為の盾専用キャラ ゴムの弾力を利用してさらに強化されたが 攻撃力はあいかわらず(範囲攻撃)
EN Translation
Shield character whose use is solely to act as a wall. Has been made stronger using the elasticity of rubber ... but attack power is still the same (area attack)


Performance

Strength

  • Very high health
  • Very high deploy rate
  • Low cost
  • Only gets knocked back when killed

Weakness

  • Low movement speed
  • Low attack power

Strategy/Usage

  • This cat boasts a large health pool compared to other units of its cost and is comparable to some Uber Rares and their evolved forms (such as Ice Cat). However, this statistic boost makes it one of the weakest units in the game in both attack power and DPS. As a result, this cat's purpose is to act primarily as a layer of defense for more powerful units behind it.
  • Early on, Tank Cat has a longer cooldown time than Cat, so time your production carefully to maximize their efficiency. Later on, thanks to Treasures and Research upgrades, the Tank Cat's cooldown can also reach the lowest possible (2 seconds), allowing it to be as spammable as Cat and a more effective layer of defense for a battalion. Players can combine Tank Cat and its Crazed counterpart, Crazed Tank Cat or any other fast tank (Riceball Cat) for an even thicker layer of defense.
  • It's very slow, which makes it nearly futile if the battle zone is wide or if the cats are near the enemy base.
  • Tank Cat and its evolutions' very low attack power is useful in stages where only weak enemies appear at the beginning. Tank Cats and said enemies will battle for a long time with neither side advancing very far, allowing players to level up Worker Cat, save a full wallet and summon high-cost units, such as Bahamut Cat or Nekoluga, and start the rush to the enemy base prepared.
    • The strategy mentioned before can be very useful in such stages as Deathhawk, as the peons are strong but can be stalled for a long period. With a certain cat, one can win the fight without the boss even spawning.

Upgrading Cost

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
0x 500 700 1600 2800 4300 6100 8200 10600 13300 16300 64400
1x 800 1400 3200 5600 8600 12200 16400 21200 26600 32600 128600
2x - - - - - - - - - - -
3x - - - - - - - - - - -
4x - - - - - - - - - - -
Total XP Cost 193000
*shows the XP required at the level indicated to attain next level
*example : Level 19 (Row 1x, Column 9), shows a 32600 XP cost to advance to level 20
*where applicable levels 30-49 also require catseyes, 30-44 = +1 catseye, 45-49 = +2 catseye

Stats

Basic Form Tank Cat
Ch. Cost 1. 100 Initial Attack Frequency Attack Range Movement Speed Knockback Attack animation Recharge Time
2. 150 HP AP
3. 200 400 2 67f 2.33 seconds
(51f TBA)
110 8 1 time 8f 0.27 seconds
(8f backswing)
8.33 - 2 seconds
Level HP AP DPS Target Special Ability
10 2,800 13 6 Area -
20+80 16,800 84 37
Evolved Form Wall Cat
Ch. Cost 1. 100 Initial Attack Frequency Attack Range Movement Speed Knockback Attack animation Recharge Time
2. 150 HP AP
3. 200 400 2 67f 2.33 seconds
(51f TBA)
110 8 1 time 8f 0.27 seconds
(8f backswing)
8.33 - 2 seconds
Level HP AP DPS Target Special Ability
20 4,800 23 10 Area -
20+80 16,800 84 37
True Form Eraser Cat
Ch. Cost 1. 100 Initial Attack Frequency Attack Range Movement Speed Knockback Attack animation Recharge Time
2. 150 HP AP
3. 200 600 4 67f 2.33 seconds
(51f TBA)
110 8 1 time 8f 0.27 seconds
(8f backswing)
8.33 - 2 seconds
Level HP AP DPS Target Special Ability
20+10 10,200 68 30 Area -
20+80 25,200 168 75
*HP = Hit Points = Health ; AP = Attack Power = Damage ; DPS = Damage per Second ; 30f = 1 second
*Includes 300% treasure bonuses; attack times are in frames; recharge time may vary.
*See this section to calculate stats.


Appearance

  • Normal: Looks like the basic Cat but with a more vertically stretched body. Attacks by bending its neck as it reaches down. The mouth is shaped like a rectangle instead of circles(similar to the Crazed Cats)
  • Evolved: Looks like a flat rectangle and looks like a wall. Attacks by slamming on the ground.
  • True: Now has a wrapper around its body which says "NEKO" on the front. Its width is also slightly more stretched. In other national versions of the game, the NEKO is removed.

Gallery

Trivia

  • In the Taiwanese version, Eraser Cat does not have "NEKO" on its body. The same also applies to Manic Eraser Cat.
  • Tank Cat is the only Normal Cat that has a mouth similar to those of the Crazed Cats.
  • Crazed Tank Cat is about 3 times as powerful as a Tank Cat, when compared at Level 1.
    • Though it has higher HP when hypermaxed. (25,200 HP compared to Crazed Tank's 22,270)
  • Eraser Cat is one of two True Forms of Normal Cats that does not have its HP doubled from the Evolved form, the other being King Dragon Cat.
  • Before Version 4.2.0 of Nyanko Daisensou, Tank Cat was one of the cats that had the shortest range, along with Sumo Cat. The shortest range now belongs to the Li'l Tank Cat, with only 100 range.
  • Eraser Cat's logo "NEKO" is most likely a reference to the eraser company in Japan, "MONO".
  • "Neko" also means cat in Japanese, which is very fitting for Eraser Cat.

Data Source


Units Release Order:

<< Cat | Axe Cat >>


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