Green Rare Ember.png This page contains information and dialogue for Basil.
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Color Rare Ember.png Basil is a Limited Time cat that can't be currently acquired in Castle Cats, but still exists in-game for those who have already obtained it.

Basil is a Mythic Anniversary Purchase Hero. He is the 158th Hero in the Hero Book.

Buying Basil unlocks the Anniversary 2019 Story Book.png Anniversary 2019 Story Book.

➢ Basil was available in the Blue Star icon.png Anniversary Event 2019 for $4.99 USD; and in the Blue Star icon.png Anniversary Mini-Event 2020 for 300 Gems.png and as a possible reward in the Valentine Event Box.png Event Box.

➢ He was made available for 24 hours on Feb 11, 2020 as the hundred and eighty-thirdiOS/Amazon/hundred and eighty-fourthAndroid Timewalker Cat, offered for 300 Gems.png.

Description[edit | edit source]

Basil
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Rank 1 Rank 2 Rank 4
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Description
King Basil I, was the founder and first king of Catania. He was crowned by the other cat clans once he united them and help[sic] defeat the warlock wolf Romulus the Vile.
Skills
Rank 1 Rank 3 Rank 5
Skill:
Heroic

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Trait - Warlord
Does not fight in battle, but has a small chance of making other heroes use their Attack Skill.

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Skill:
Charismatic

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Rarity
Mythic
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Anniversary Event
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Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Rank 2: 2 Blue Rare Ember.png 2000 Coin icon.png
Rank 3: 4 Blue Rare Ember.png 4000 Coin icon.png
Rank 4: 6 Blue Rare Ember.png 6000 Coin icon.png
Rank 5: 8 Blue Rare Ember.png 10000 Coin icon.png

Lines[edit | edit source]

  • "Hatred has no place in my Catania."
  • "United we are stronger!"
  • "I don't really like fighting."
  • "I'm Basil of the Iron Clan."

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Basil is a former king of Catania, the first, whose history is told by Conan in the Anniversary 2019 Quest.
  • Basil might have been inspired by the legendary figure of King Arthur.
    • Basil united the clans of Catania and vanquished the forces of Romulus the Vile, as King Arthur was said to have united Britain and driven off the Saxons.
    • Basil appears to have some sort of magical sword, and King Arthur had two, the Sword in the Stone and Excalibur.
      • Basil's glowing orb looks like a blue version of Romulus' green glowing orb.
    • King Arthur was said to have been a benevolent king, and King Basil is similarly depicted.
  • Conan is a great admirer of the former king, and after hearing him tell the story, Curio and Bob make for his birthday a statue of Basil, a sentry to stand guard over his beloved history book.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Old Versions[edit | edit source]

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Story Sprites[edit | edit source]

Story Sprites for this cat, typically used in the Story Quest cut scenes.

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Official Images[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]


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Facebook Friends: Minty Heart
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Valentines Events: 2017: Purrcis; 2018: JulioGordon
Nyan Nyan Nyan Day: Kenshin
Cat Patrick's Day: 2017: Cat Patrick; 2018: Patricia
Spring Festival Events: 2017: Angel (Festival)HenEmma; 2018: Cluck NorrisFlorinda
Call of Heroes Events: 2018: YarngirlDashStormcloud
Charity Events: 2018: SnappyBellaBubbles
Summer Events: 2017: SandraAmelia

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Summer Events: 2017: Wetbeard; 2019: KeikoHarbourStarskyClarkii

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Charity Events Alchemy: SnappyBellaBubbles
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Summer Events Alchemy: SandraAmeliaKeikoClarkii
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