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Cait (pronounced "cate") is a rare enemy in Octopath Traveler and Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent.

Battle[]

Caits have low HP, but high physical defense, elemental defense, and evasion. Boosted attacks are thus excellent at dealing significant damage to Caits. Soulstones and elemental attacks, which will never miss, are also effective.

Caits have a high chance to flee, but will also use the skill Grooming if it or another accompanying enemy is wounded.

A strategy to kill Caits is to use attacks that hit multiple times like Arrowstorm or Thousand Spears. Or you can always use M or L Soulstones. Magic always hits.

  • Flee -
  • Make It Rain -
  • Body Armor -
  • Grooming - Heals random foe for 20% max HP (rounded down).
  • Vigilance -
  • LeafLeaf Toss -

Encounters[]

Cait can be found in the following areas around Orsterra:

Location Rate Cait Cultured Cait Chubby Cait Danger Level
Maw of the Ice Dragon 4% Y Y Y 45
Tomb of the Imperator 4% Y Y 35
Captains' Bane 6% Y Y 35
Tomb of Kings 6% Y Y 25
Eastern Wellspring Sands 3% Y Y 31/32/33/35
Northern Wellspring Sands 3% Y Y 31/32/33/35
Quicksand Caves 4% Y Y 40
Forest of No Return 6% Y Y 48
Hoarfrost Grotto 4% Y 25
Northern Flamesgrace Wilds 3% Y 1/4/7/11
Western Flamesgrace Wilds 3% Y 1/4/7/11
East Atlasdam Flats 3% Y 1/4/7/11
North Atlasdam Flats 3% Y 1/4/7/11
The Whistlewood 4% Y 15
Western Noblecourt Flats 3% Y 17/20/23/26
East Rippletide Coast 3% Y 1/4/7/11
North Rippletide Coast 3% Y 1/4/7/11
Undertow Cove 4% Y 45
North Cobbleston Gap 3% Y 1/4/7/11
North Stonegard Pass 3% Y 17/20/25/30
South Cobbleston Gap 3% Y 1/4/7/11
Untouched Sanctum 4% Y 15
Eastern Sunshade Sands 3% Y 1/4/7/11
Southern Sunshade Sands 3% Y 1/4/7/11
Whistling Cavern 4% Y 20
South Clearbrook Traverse 3% Y 1/4/7/11
Twin Falls 4% Y 20
West Clearbrook Traverse 3% Y 1/4/7/11
Carrion Caves 4% Y 20
North Bolderfall Pass 3% Y 1/4/7/11
South Bolderfall Pass 3% Y 1/4/7/11
North S'warkii Trail 3% Y 1/4/7/11
Path of Beasts 4% Y 15
Path to the Whisperwood 3% Y 1/4/7/11
West S'warkii Trail 3% Y 1/4/7/11
Western Stillsnow Wilds 3% Y 20/23/26/29
Moonstruck Coast 3% Y 23/26/31/34
West Goldshore Coast 3% Y 23/26/31/34
West Stonegard Pass 3% Y 17/20/25/30
East Saintsbridge Traverse 3% Y 20/23/26/29
South Quarrycrest Pass 3% Y 17/20/25/28
East Victors Hollow Trail 3% Y 21/24/29/34
Southern Northreach Wilds 3% Y 45
Forest of Purgation 4% Y 58
Shrine of the Starseer 4% Y 50
The Hollow Throne 4% Y 25
Western Wispermill Flats 3% Y 45
Loch of the Lost King 4% Y 50
West Grandport Coast 3% Y 45
Everhold Tunnels 4% Y 55
Shrine of the Runeblade 4% Y 50
West Everhold Pass 3% Y 45
Eastern Marsalim Sands 3% Y 45
Marsalim Catacombs 4% Y 50
Farshore 4% Y 30
North Riverford Traverse 3% Y 45
Refuge Ruins 4% Y 50
Shrine of the Warbringer 4% Y 50
Derelict Mine 4% Y 30
Dragonsong Fane 4% Y 50
South Orewell Pass 3% Y 45
East Duskbarrow Trail 3% Y 45
Moldering Ruins 4% Y 45
Shrine of the Archmagus 4% Y 50

Beast Lore[]

Luck of the Cait
When summoned by H'aanit's Beast Lore talent, Caits will use the skill Luck of the Cait. Luck of the Cait functions in a similar way manner to the Dancer skill Bewildering Grace with the notable distinction that all possible effects are beneficial to the party.

The possible effects are as follows:

Name Effect
Offence/Defense Cross Applies the following buffs to all party members:
Heterogeneous Cross Applies the following buffs to all party members:
Offence/Defense Break Applies the following debuffs to all foes:
Heterogeneous Break Applies the following debuffs to all foes:

The number of effects and their duration is dependent upon how many BP is spent to summon the Cait:

BP Spent Duration (Turns) No. of Effects
Base 2 1
1 3 2
2 4 3
3 (Max) 5 4
The same effect can trigger multiple times, stacking durations up to a maximum of 9 turns.

In Champions of the Continent, Cait can appear in a random encounter or as a Elite Monster. The rewards are still the same.

Battle[]

  • Leaf Throw -

Gallery[]

Trivia[]

  • In one of the Wellspring banters, Tressa thinks to herself: I guess this is why they say, "curiosity killed the cait".
  • In Octopath Traveler, the Maw of the Ice Dragon is the only location where all three Cait variants, (Cait, Cultured Cait, and Chubby Cait), may be fought in the same encounter.

Related Enemies[]

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Octopath Traveler
Characters
Travelers: Ophilia  •  Cyrus  •  Tressa  •  Olberic  •  Primrose  •  Alfyn  •  Therion  •  H'aanit
Ophilia's Path: Lianna  •  Archbishop Josef  •  Mattias  •  Guardian of the First Flame  •  Bishop Bartolo  •  Emil  •  Derryl  •  Nate  •  Hróðvitnir  •  Daniel  •  Bishop Donovan  •  Lysa  •  Mystery Man and Shady Figure
Cyrus's Path: Therese  •  Princess Mary  •  Mercedes  •  Yvon  •  Lucia  •  Russell  •  Odette  •  Gideon  •  Dominic
Tressa's Path: Olneo Colzione  •  Marina Colzione  •  Leon Bastralle  •  Mikk  •  Makk  •  Ali  •  Morlock  •  Omar  •  Baltazar  •  Venomtooth Tiger  •  Noa  •  Aston Wyndham  •  Esmeralda  •  Ing
Olberic's Path: Erhardt  •  King Alfred  •  Philip  •  Gaston  •  Cecily  •  Ned  •  Victorino  •  Conrad  •  Wallace Wildsword  •  Bernhard  •  Grieg  •  Joshua Frostblade  •  Archibold  •  Gustav  •  Bale  •  Reggie  •  Harald  •  Werner
Primrose's Path: Geoffrey Azelhart  •  Yusufa  •  Helgenish  •  Arianna  •  Oren  •  Rufus  •  Revello Forsythe  •  Simeon  •  Anna Forsythe  •  Albus  •  Jan Forsythe
Alfyn's Path: Zeph  •  Nina  •  Lily  •  Blotted Viper  •  Ellen  •  Flynn  •  Marlene  •  Vanessa Hysel  •  Ogen  •  Miguel  •  Timothy  •  Ogre Eagle
Therion's Path: Darius  •  Heathcote  •  Cordelia Ravus  •  Barham  •  Orlick  •  Gareth
H'aanit's Path: Z'aanta  •  Linde  •  Eliza Woodward  •  Ghisarma  •  Natalia  •  Lord of the Forest  •  Alaic  •  Susanna Grotoff  •  Dragon  •  King Khalim  •  Redeye
Side Stories: Miles  •  Theracio  •  Le Mann  •  Noelle  •  Ria  •  Meryl  •  Kaia  •  Ashlan  •  Mathilda  •  Tony  •  Professor Bastete  •  Mont d'Or  •  Estadas  •  Professor Paul  •  Maruf
Other: Kit  •  Graham Crossford  •  Alphas  •  Impresario  •  Lyblac
Orsterra
Frostlands: Flamesgrace  •  Cave of Origin  •  Hoarfrost Grotto  •  Stillsnow  •  Secret Path  •  Obsidian Parlor  •  The Whitewood  •  Shrine of the Flamebearer  •  Tomb of the Imperator  •  Northreach  •  Lorn Cathedral  •  Maw of the Ice Dragon
Flatlands: Atlasdam  •  Subterranean Study  •  The Whistlewood  •  Noblecourt  •  Orlick's Manse  •  Obsidian Manse  •  Shrine of the Sage  •  The Hollow Throne  •  Wispermill  •  Ebony Grotto  •  Forest of Purgation  •  Shrine of the Starseer
Coastlands: Rippletide  •  Caves of Maiya  •  Undertow Cove  •  Moonstruck Coast  •  Goldshore  •  Caves of Azure  •  Seaside Grotto  •  Shrine of the Trader  •  Captains' Bane  •  Grandport  •  Grandport Sewers  •  Loch of the Lost King
Highlands: Hornburg  •  Cobbleston  •  Brigands' Den  •  Untouched Sanctum  •  Stonegard  •  The Spectrewood  •  Yvon's Birthplace  •  Shrine of the Thunderblade  •  Tomb of Kings  •  Everhold  •  Amphitheatre  •  Everhold Tunnels  •  Shrine of the Runeblade  •  Ruins of Hornburg
Sunlands: Sunshade  •  Sunshade Catacombs  •  Whistling Cavern  •  Wellspring  •  Lizardmen's Den  •  Black Market  •  Shrine of the Lady of Grace  •  Quicksand Caves  •  Marsalim  •  Grimsand Ruins  •  Marsalim Catacombs
Riverlands: Clearbrook  •  Cave of Rhiyo  •  Twin Falls  •  Saintsbridge  •  The Murkwood  •  Rivira Woods  •  Farshore  •  Shrine of the Healer  •  Riverford  •  Hidden Path  •  Lord's Manse  •  Refuge Ruins  •  Shrine of the Warbringer
Cliftlands: Bolderfall  •  Ravus Manor  •  Carrion Caves  •  Quarrycrest  •  The Sewers  •  Morlock's Manse  •  Shrine of the Prince of Thieves  •  Derelict Mine  •  Orewell  •  Forest of Rubeh  •  Dragonsong Fane
Woodlands: S'warkii  •  The Whisperwood  •  Path of Beasts  •  Victors Hollow  •  The Forgotten Grotto  •  Forest of No Return  •  Shrine of the Huntress  •  Duskbarrow  •  Ruins of Eld  •  Moldering Ruins  •  Shrine of the Archmagus
Other: The Gate of Finis  •  Journey's End
Enemies
Ophilia's Path: Guardian of the First Flame  •  Hróðvitnir  •  Mystery Man and Shady Figure  •  Mattias
Cyrus's Path: Russell  •  Gideon  •  Yvon  •  Lucia
Tressa's Path: Mikk and Makk  •  Omar  •  Venomtooth Tiger  •  Esmeralda
Olberic's Path: Gaston  •  Joshua Frostblade  •  Archibold  •  Gustav  •  Lizardman Chief  •  Erhardt  •  Werner
Primrose's Path: Helgenish  •  Rufus  •  Albus  •  Simeon
Alfyn's Path: Blotted Viper  •  Vanessa Hysel  •  Miguel  •  Ogre Eagle
Therion's Path: Heathcote  •  Orlick  •  Gareth  •  Darius
H'aanit's Path: Ghisarma  •  Lord of the Forest  •  Dragon  •  Redeye
Optional: Jötunn  •  Giant Python and Snake Charmer  •  Leviathan  •  Devourer of Men  •  Mánagarmr  •  Azure-eyed Tiger  •  Behemoth  •  Devourer of Dreams  •  Dreadwolf  •  Gigantes  •  Lord of the Sands  •  Manymaws  •  Monarch  •  Throne Guardian  •  Tyrannodrake
Gods of Orsterra: Winnehild  •  Steorra  •  Balogar  •  Dreisang  •  Galdera
Game Mechanics
General: Achievements  •  Side Stories  •  Travel Banter
Battle: Experience  •  Skills  •  Status Effects  •  Support Skills
Path Actions: Guide/Allure  •  Scrutinize/Inquire  •  Purchase/Steal  •  Provoke/Challenge
Inventory: Items  •  Weapons  •  Shields  •  Headgear  •  Body Armor  •  Materials
Jobs: Cleric  •  Scholar  •  Merchant  •  Warrior  •  Dancer  •  Apothecary  •  Thief  •  Hunter
Advanced Jobs: Starseer  •  Runelord  •  Warmaster  •  Sorcerer
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Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent
Travelers
Cleric: Jose  •  Telly  •  Pearl  •  Cedric  •  Ramona  •  Madeleine  •  Menno  •  Millard  •  Molrusso  •  Stead
Scholar: Julio  •  Dory  •  Eunice  •  Noelle  •  Laura  •  Heinz  •  Peredil  •  Sofia
Merchant: Juan  •  Connie  •  Carol  •  Pia  •  Helga  •  Devin  •  Ballad  •  Gilderoy
Warrior: Hugo  •  Menny  •  Nanna  •  Tahir  •  Miles  •  Siegrit  •  Trish  •  Fiore
Dancer: Manuel  •  Harry  •  Evelyn  •  Mabel  •  Fabio  •  Mina  •  Iris  •  Lynette
Apothecary: Jorge  •  Penny  •  Saria  •  Rodion  •  Rita  •  Meret  •  Shelby  •  Theo
Thief: Diego  •  Billy  •  Felline  •  Cless  •  Azurite  •  Kurtz  •  Wingate  •  Viola
Hunter: Guti  •  Sunny  •  Vivian  •  Lucetta  •  Camilla  •  Bertran  •  Ashlan  •  Scarecrow
Main Story Characters
Master of Wealth: Bargello  •  Tiziano  •  Pierro Della  •  Fra  •  Rosso  •  Taviani
Master of Power: Velnorte  •  Rinyuu  •  Phina  •  Dmitri
Master of Fame: Schwartz  •  Mikhail
Master of All: Elrica  •  Alaune  •  Lebrandt  •  Mahrez  •  Solon  •  Mendoza  •  Richard
Bestower of Wealth: Levina
Bestower of Power: Marianne  •  Dudek  •  Eltrics
Bestower of Fame: Sazantos  •  Rondo  •  Taigan  •  Timoff  •  Archbishop Josef
Enemies
Master of Wealth: Tristan  •  Sonia  •  Herminia
Master of Power: Al  •  Jurgen  •  Tytos
Master of Fame: Aide  •  Francesca  •  Auguste
Master of All: Ring-sealed Beast  •  Mesara  •  M'suhi  •  Gimel  •  Cerro  •  Gonzalez  •  Krauser  •  Gonska  •  Pardis
Bestower of Wealth: Mandarino and Lemone  •  Judah  •  Oscar
Bestower of Power: Foreign Emissaries  •  Na Gu  •  Pelagia  •  Tatrock
Bestower of Fame: Monaris  •  Guardian of the Impure Torch  •  Cerafina  •  Lyblac
Orsterra
Frostlands: Emberglow  •  Emberglow Laboratory  •  Emberglow Slopes  •  Hunter's House  •  Ceremonial Square  •  Cathedral of Tytos  •  Snowbloom Ruins  •  Snowshard Grotto  •  Flamesgrace  •  Cave of Origin
Flatlands: Theatropolis  •  Amphitheatre  •  Serpent's Burrow  •  Knights Ardante Garrison  •  Nameless Town  •  Atlasdam
Coastlands: Rippletide  •  Isle of Orsa  •  Grandport
Highlands: Shepherds Rock  •  Ruins of Hornburg  •  Belkane
Sunlands: Sunshade  •  Sufratarja
Riverlands: Clearbrook  •  Donescu
Cliftlands: Cragspear  •  Gray Grotto  •  Itchyro
Woodlands: Valore  •  Herminia's Manse  •  Forest Ruins  •  Auguste's Villa  •  Victors Hollow
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