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The Cat Bomber is a foe and a summon in Epic Battle Fantasy 5. They are primarily found in No Man's Land, Mystic Woods and also the Deathly Hollows. It is a member of the Kitten Army.

Appearance

Cat Bombers are fluffy cats from the Kitten Army that arm themselves with bandannas and bombs to attack. They come in several colors, including all white, black with white tipped ears, and brown. They will either be carrying Hand Bombs or sticks of dynamite, and wear either solid red or white bandannas.

It can have any combinations of the bombs shown.

Overview

The Cat Bomber is sort of like Bits and Ores in that they tend to perform a self-destructive attack the moment they have a chance, but in this case the Cat Bomber has no other option. It will perform one of two roughly identical attacks, with one dealing greater damage than the other. The difference is essentially that the player can knock out the Cat Bomber's second bomb through a high powered attack, sharply reducing its attack power by forcing it to use its weaker attack. Both of these are single-target magical Bomb-elemental attacks with a chance to inflict Stagger.

While they don't last long, a squad of Cat Bombers can deal major damage potentially even taking out a player. Cat Bombers tend to prioritize the healthiest player. It's worth noting that Cat Bombers will Surrender if they're the only foe left.

Defensively, the Cat Bomber has a diverse assortment of weaknesses and no resistances to any status or element. It is weak to Thunder, Fire, Water and especially Bio. Because of their particularly temporary nature, it is best to attack Cat Bombers with multi-target attacks, basing the attack of choice off of what other foes are present. If the player has sufficient Bomb resistance, they can just ignore the Cat Bomber due to their attacks being 100% Bomb-elemental.

Unlike other Cats, it has no secondary item in the traditional sense; instead it just has another bomb which can be knocked out of its hands like other cats, but forces it to use a weaker attack instead of altering its stats.

Statistics

EBF5 Foe Icon Cat Bomber
Cat Bomber EBF5
Some cats believe it is honorable to die fighting, even in a suicide attack. It'll aim for the strongest player.
Statistics
Base
Statistics
Stat HP Stat Attack Stat Defence Stat Magic Stat Mdef Stat Accuracy Stat Evade Exp AP SP Gold Hit2HP Catch
60 4 4 4 4 4 4.4 10 1.2 1.2 9 50 55
Elemental
Resistance
EBF5 Element Fire EBF5 Element Thunder EBF5 Element Ice EBF5 Element Earth EBF5 Element Bio EBF5 Element Bomb EBF5 Element Water EBF5 Element Wind EBF5 Element Holy EBF5 Element Dark
-50% -50% - - -80% - -50% - - -
Status
Resistance
EBF5 Status Burn+Scorch EBF5 Status Stun EBF5 Status Chill+Freeze EBF5 Status Poison+Virus EBF5 Status Syphon EBF5 Status Curse+Bad Luck EBF5 Status Stagger+Confuse EBF5 Status Wet+Dry EBF5 Status Heavy+Light EBF5 Status Weak+Tired EBF5 Status Dispel EBF5 Status Death
- - - - - - - - - - - -
Debuff
Resistance
EBF5 StatDown Attack EBF5 StatDown Magic EBF5 StatDown Defence EBF5 StatDown Mdef EBF5 StatDown Accuracy EBF5 StatDown Evade
- - - - - -
Item Drop Rate
Icon EBF5 Item Wool EBF5 Item Banana EBF5 Item Apple EBF5 Item Coffee -
Name Wool Banana Apple Coffee -
Chance 50% 15% 10% 5% -
Status Damage
Damage taken from status effects, in % of maximum health (per turn), including elemental resistances:
EBF5 Status Burn Burn EBF5 Status Poison Poison EBF5 Status Virus Virus EBF5 Status Doom Doom
(if Death fails)
EBF5 Status Regenerate Regen
5.25% per stack,
up to 47.25%
5.4% per stack,
up to 48.6%
10.8% per stack,
up to 97.2%
25% -33.(3)%
Damage taken from first three is decreased by 30% on Easy and 65% on Zero difficulties.
Final damage is randomized by ±5% (except for Doom) and rounded down.
Loses the second bomb if hurt for >50% of its max HP in a single hit.

Attacks and Abilities

Attack List
Attack Target Power Type Element Status Effect Acc Crit RdF
Jump & Explode Single 40 Stat Magic 100% EBF5 Element Bomb 10% 1x EBF5 Status Stagger 150% 10% 10%
Notes: Status chance increased to 50% on Hard and Epic difficulties.
Kills the user.
Run & Explode Single 70 Stat Magic 100% EBF5 Element Bomb 20% 1x EBF5 Status Stagger 150% 10% 10%
Notes: Status chance increased to 100% on Hard and Epic difficulties.
Kills the user.

Battle logic

The following describes general logic of the enemy and attack patterns, with chances of each attack to be used. Conditions are listed from highest to lowest priority unless specified otherwise.

  • If catch score >55 and all players are Lovable, or if no other foes are left → Surrender;
  • If it doesn't have the second bomb anymore → Targets least hurt player → Jump & Explode;
  • Otherwise → Targets least hurt player → Run & Explode.

Summon

The foe can be captured to be used as a summon, or be randomly summoned by Mecha Suit (female armor).

EBF5 Foe Icon Cat Bomber
Cat Bomber SP EBF5 Status Freeze
Throws a bomb at a foe, dealing magical damage and staggering them. 26 Kept
Target Power Type Element Status Effect Acc Crit RdF
Single 120 Stat Magic 100% EBF5 Element Bomb 100% 1x EBF5 Status Stagger 100% 10% 10%

Trivia

EBF5 Foe Icon Cat Bomber old
  • In several demos of the game, the Cat Bomber's bandanna had the controversial Japanese Rising Sun flag on it. This has since been removed.
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