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Thief Cat is a Rare Cat that can be unlocked by playing the Rare Cat Capsule. True Form increases range, attack power and gives him Area Attack.


Cat Unit # 49
Rare Cat

Thief Cat
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Phantom Thief Cat
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Goemon Cat
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Evolution

Evolves into Phantom Thief Cat at level 10.

Evolves into Goemon Cat at level 30 by using Catfruit.

Performance

+ Gains extra money from defeating enemies

Pros

  • Fast attack rate and animation
  • Moderate cooldown and cheap to produce
  • Decent health
  • Area Attack [True]

Cons

  • Very low attack power [Normal, Evolved]
  • Single Target [Normal, Evolved]
  • Very low range
Class
Fighter
In order to classify Cat Units, see here

Strategy/Usage

The only use of this unit is if you are facing a level with fairly weak enemies so you can make use of its ability, as Thief cannot hold its ground for very long against most enemies.

His best use is in the early game, as for an early game unit he does have somewhat above average stat and can easily take out peons for extra cash, and a couple of them stacked behind a Tank Cat can even take care of Hippoes or Sir Seals.

Do not use Thief Cat or Phantom Thief Cat in Catclaw Dojo. In The Catclaw Dojo, you get no money for defeating enemies, making this cat's main selling point useless.

True Form

Goemon Cat has improved attack power and improved range. The thing that makes Goemon even better is the fact that it now gains Area Attack. With it, a swarm of Goemons can sweep through peons, getting much more money than normal. Although Goemon is a useful cat, it is tricky to find a situation where it can be properly used.

Talents

When this Cat is given the strengthen ability, better speed and stats (possibly also through + levels and Catseyes), it becomes a force to be reckoned with. Although it is a big investment to make this unit viable in late game, it can become very good at its job, easily becoming a good use of one's money in a fight. Despite the boosts he's given, he won't become a very strong anti-Zombie too easily, so Zombie Killer isn't that necessary. If, however, one doesn't have a very strong Li'l Flying Cat, or if one is just tired of running out of money in zombie stages, this Cat can be a solid supporter in those situations too, especially if given a Talent Orb to improve his anti-Zombie damage.

The short version is that this unit's talents are a big investment for a relatively good return, but going halfway won't work.

Cat Combo

Combo Units Cat Images Effect
Gentlemen [Rare] Gentleman Cat
[Rare] Phantom Thief Cat
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Worker Cat Max Up (Sm)

Description

Switch EN/JP

Cat Unit # 49 Rare Cat
Thief Cat
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EN Description
Moves fast. Steals faster. More money earned when defeating an enemy.
Phantom Thief Cat
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EN Description
Moves too fast. Still steals the same. Has a large treasure collection now. More money earned when defeating an enemy.
Goemon Cat
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EN Description
Bandit of legend, last seen in old Japan fighting against the shogun's tyranny. Slips extra money out of enemy pockets with area attacks.
Cat Unit # 49 Rare Cat
ねこ泥棒
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JP Script
素早い動きで敵を翻弄するキャラクター

敵を倒した時に貰えるお金2倍

EN Translation
A character who messes with its enemies using quick movements. Double money earned when defeating an enemy.
怪盗ニャコン
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JP Script
奇奇怪怪な動きで敵を翻弄

世界の秘宝コレクターでもある 敵を倒した時に貰えるお金2倍

EN Translation
Messes with its enemies using weird movements. Also a collector of precious treasures from around the world. Double money earned when defeating an enemy.
ネゴエモン
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JP Script
各地を回る内いつの間にか大泥棒となったネコ

千両箱の中身は四次元になってたりしない 敵を倒したときにお金を多くもらえる(範囲攻撃)

EN Translation
A cat who at some point turned into a major thief after touring the world. The inside of that box can't become 4-dimensional. More money earned when defeating an enemy.


Cost

  • Chapter 1: 330¢
  • Chapter 2: 495¢
  • Chapter 3: 660¢

Upgrade Cost

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
0x 0 8,000 12,200 17,800 24,800 33,200 43,000 54,200 66,800 80,800 340,800
1x 10,000 16,000 24,400 35,600 49,600 66,400 86,000 108,400 133,600 161,600 691,600
2x 15,000 24,000 36,600 53,400 74,400 99,600 129,000 162,600 200,400 242,400 1,037,400
3x 17,500 28,000 42,700 62,300 86,800 116,200 150,500 189,700 233,800 282,800 1,200,300
4x 20,000 32,000 48,800 71,200 99,200 132,800 172,000 216,800 267,200 323,200 1,383,200
Total XP Cost 4,653,300
  • Level 30-49 upgrades cost Catseyes: 30-44 = 1 Catseye, 45-49 = 2 Catseyes

Stats

Thief Cat
Health Attack Power Attack Range Attack Frequency Movement Speed Knockback Attack animation Recharge Time
462 HP 54 damage
(54 DPS)
170 30f (1 second) 13 3 times 15f 0.5s
(10f 0.33s backswing)
14.33 - 5.53 seconds
Health (Lv.30) Attack Power (Lv.30) Attack Type Special Ability
7,854 HP 917 damage
(917 DPS)
Single Target Extra money gained from defeating enemies.
Phantom Thief Cat
Health (Lv.30) Attack Power (Lv.30) Attack Range Attack Frequency Movement Speed Knockback Attack animation Recharge Time
9,180 HP 1,088 damage
(1,088 DPS)
170 30f (1 second) 13 3 times 15f 0.5s
(10f 0.33s backswing)
14.33 - 5.53 seconds
Attack Type Special Ability
Single Target Extra money gained from defeating enemies.
Goemon Cat
Health (Lv.30) Attack Power (Lv.30) Attack Range Attack Frequency Movement Speed Knockback Attack animation Recharge Time
9,180 HP 1,632 damage
(1,632 DPS)
200 30f (1 second) 13 3 times 15f 0.5s
(10f 0.33s backswing)
14.33 - 5.53 seconds
Lv.MAX Attack Type Special Ability
Lv. 50+80 Area Attack Extra money gained from defeating enemies.
*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 Thief Cat's stats.


Catfruit Evolution

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Talents

  • Attack Up: Adds 51% attack power increase at 33% health, increases by 11% per level up to 150% (Total Cost: 95 NP)
  • Zombie Killer (Cost: 50 NP)
  • Defense Buff: Upgrades health by 2% per level up to 20% (Total Cost: 75 NP)
  • Attack Buff: Upgrades attack power by 2% per level up to 20% (Total Cost: 75 NP)
  • Move Speed Up: Upgrades movement speed by 1 per level up to 10 (Total Cost: 75 NP)

Appearance

  • Normal Form: Wears a belt and headscarf. Throws knives. Appearance is somewhat similar to the Moogle Thieves of Final Fantasy Tactics Advanced.
  • Evolved Form: Well-dressed in a black western suit and hat, sporting a mustache and a monocle. Throws cards. A reference to Kaito kid from Case Closed. He is literally known as the phantom thief kid, but he wears all white. His signature weapon is his cards as a magician. He has a card shooting gun and he always warns people before he robs them using cards or some gimmick.
  • True Form: Wears a kimono and carrying a treasure chest in one hand. Based from Ishikawa Goemon from the Warring States period. Throws coins similar to the ones thrown by same named Goemon character from Konami games.

Gallery

Trivia

  • His Evolved Form's name could be a reference to The Magic Kaito’s series or the game Persona 5.
  • His True Form's name could be a reference to Konami's Ganbare Goemon series.

Reference


Units Release Order:

<< Pirate Cat | Bishop Cat >>


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