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Color Rare Ember.png Basil is an event 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.

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

➢ Basil has been available in the Anniversary Icon.png Anniversary Events since 2019: in 2019 for $4.99 USD; and from 2020 onward for 300 Gems.png and as a possible reward in the Valentine Event Box.png Event Box.

➢ Basil was a Timewalker for 300 Gems.png on February 11, 2020; on March 9, 2021; and on February 25, 2022.


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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.
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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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Anniversary Event
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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


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


  • 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.


Story Sprites[]

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


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Official Images[]

Promotional or teaser images focusing on this cat, as posted on the official Facebook page.