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Wave Attacks (also known as Waves or Shockwaves) are a Special Ability in The Battle Cats. They can be created by certain Cat Units and Enemy Units at a set chance.

Cat Base Mini creating a Wave Attack

Explanation

Wave Attacks hit all enemies/cats in their range, but don't affect bases. The damage done by Wave Attacks is the same as a normal attack from their creator. Wave Attacks will retain any special ability/effect that the original attack had.

Wave Attacks have a level, which determines the number of Wave Attack blasts produced. The starting Wave Attack range for enemies is 467.5, which can make a Level 1 Wave Attack hit Bahamut Cat (450 range); whereas for cats, the starting Wave Attack range is 332.5. Each Wave Attack level applies 200 extra range.

Mini-Wave

Sweetheart Neneko creating a Mini-Wave

Mini-Wave is an ability introduced in Version 10.1. Smaller and weaker than Wave Attacks, Mini-Waves deal only 20% of their creator's attack power, and move at twice the speed of normal Waves. Unlike Surges, Mini-Waves are counted as the same effect as Wave Attacks, meaning they are resisted by anti-Wave units all the same.

Units

Cat Units

Cat Unit Ability Chance
Superstar Moneko Lv.3 Mini-Wave 100%
Cats in the Cradle Lv.2 Wave 100%
Nyalladin Lv.1 Wave 100%
Crazed Gross Cat Lv.3 Wave
(Lv.4 in True Form)
100%
Crazed Titan Cat Lv.10 Wave 10%
(15% in True Form)
Nekondo SP Lv.2 Wave 20%
Rooster Cat Lv.10 Wave 15%
Cat Base Mini Lv.3 Wave
(Lv.4 in True Form)
100%
Kubilan Pasalan Lv.8 Wave 100%
Hermit Cat Lv.3 Wave
(Lv.5 in True Form)
100%
Akio & Gunder CC Lv.2 Wave 100%
Shinji Cat Lv.2 Wave 100%
Souma Cat Lv.3 Wave 100%
Detective Vigler Lv.3 Wave 100%
Wonder MOMOCO Lv.8 Wave on 1st hit 100%
Li'l Valkyrie Dark Lv.3 Wave 100%
Hina Lv.5 Wave 100%
Shakurel Lion Lv.1 Wave 20%
Shakurel Panda Lv.1 Wave 20%
Shakurel Tiger Lv.1 Wave 20%
Myrcia Lv.2 Wave on 2nd hit
(Lv.4 in True Form)
100%
Slime Cat Lv.5 Wave 100%
The 4th Angel Lv.3 Wave 50%
Gravi Lv.2 Wave
(Lv.3 in Evolved Form, Lv.4 in True Form)
100%
Mighty Aegis Garu Lv.5 Mini-Wave 100%
First-Love Myrcia Lv.3 Wave 100%
Valentine's Neneko Lv.2 Mini-Wave 100%
Shampoo (Cat) Lv.4 Mini-Wave 50%
(100% in Evolved Form)
Dark Aegis Garu Lv.5 Mini-Wave 100%
Princess Cat Lv.4 Mini-Wave
(Lv.6 in Evolved Form)
100%
Shitakiri Sparrow Lv.4 Mini-Wave 40%
Nana & Cat Lv.4 Mini-Wave 100%
Dark Lazer (Talent) Lv.6 Wave 5~15%
Necro-Dancer Cat (Talent) Lv.3 Wave 3~30%
God-Emperor Megidora (Talent) Lv.3 Wave 5~15%
Pizza Cat (Talent) Lv.2 Wave 3~30%
CAT-8 Behemoth (Talent) Lv.4 Wave 2~20%
Li'l Island Cat (Talent) Lv.2 Wave 2~20%

Enemy Units

Enemy Ability Chance
Kory Lv.4 Wave 100%
Dober P.D Lv.3 Wave 33%
CyberFace Lv.8 Wave 90%
Crazed Gross Cat Lv.3 Wave 100%
Crazed Titan Cat Lv.7 Wave 15%
Pigeon de Sable Lv.1 Wave 100%
Elizabeth the LVIth Lv.3 Wave 100%
Berserkory Lv.12 Wave 100%
Bun Bun Symbiote Lv.1 Wave 5%
Nyalladin Lv.1 Wave 100%
Manic Macho Legs Lv.4 Wave 100%
Manic Jamiera Cat Lv.7 Wave 25%
Two Can Lv.2 Wave 100%
Mammothe Lv.3 Wave 100%
Corrupted Cat Base Lv.20 Wave 100%
Doge Base Lv.20 Wave 100%
Li'l Macho Legs Cat Lv.3 Wave 100%
Li'l Jamiera Cat Lv.7 Wave 90%
Hermit Cat Lv.5 Wave 100%
Youcan Lv.3 Wave 100%
Crazed Moneko Lv.5 Wave on 3rd hit 100%
Corrupted Moneko Lv.5 Wave on 3rd hit 100%
Saber Alter Lv.3 Wave on 3rd hit 100%
Ms. Madonna Lv.3 Wave 100%
Axoloty Lv.10 Wave 100%
Final Boss Giga-God (Cool Dude) Lv.12 Wave 100%
Kano & Souma Lv.2 Wave 100%
Koronium Lv.4 Wave 100%
Sagat Lv.3 Wave 100%
Bore Jr. Lv.3 Wave 100%
Chocolate Wall Doge Lv.4 Wave 100%
Shampoo Lv.4 Mini-Wave 100%
Mr. Mer Lv.3 Mini-Wave 100%
Wicked Face Lv.4 Mini-Wave 100%
Possessed Empress Lv.6 Mini-Wave 100%
Kyubey (form 2) Lv.2 Wave 100%
Deathkory Lv.6 Wave 100%
Masked Grandmaster Cat Lv.5 Wave 100%
Nana & Doge Lv.3 Mini-Wave 100%

Notes

  • Wave Attacks have more range than they seem to, with the hitbox reaching further than the Wave Attack visuals. This can be annoying sometimes, as units that should be safe from the waves will still get hit.
  • Wave Attacks operate at a delay, and they are a separate hitbox from the attack which triggered them, meaning that if the unit which created the waves is knocked back, the waves will still progress and deal damage independently. This can be seen when Crazed Gross Cat attacks the enemy base in the Challenge Battle, triggering the summon of Assassin Bear, and even though Crazed Gross Cat's attack has ended, the waves still progress forward, killing Assassin Bear.
  • Wave Attacks created by Long Distance/Omni Strike units such as Talented CAT-8 Behemoth and Saber Alter (Enemy) will spawn at their creator's standing range.
  • There are several abilities that reduce the effect of Wave Attacks:
  • Wave Attacks are entirely separate from Surge Attacks.

Trivia

  • Kory is the first character to have Wave Attacks.
  • Crazed Gross Cat and Crazed Titan Cat are the first Cat Units to have Wave Attacks.
  • Enemy Units will create blue waves, and Cat Units will create purple waves.
  • Wave Attacks resemble the blast from the default Cat Cannon.

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