Clash of Clans is a strategy game for iOS and Android created by SuperCell. The goal of the game is to cultivate a camp and train troops in order to attack goblins in an NPC campaign mode, as well as other players in a PvP mode.

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Restarting with new account

I downloaded Clash of Clans to my iPad (IOS7) this past weekend and started playing. Of course after a couple of hours I realised I made some newbie mistakes that are fatal to my future success. I ...
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How can I get gold faster in Clash of Clans?

I want to know how to get gold faster in Clash of Clans, so I can upgrade my town hall to level 8. I tried upgrading my mines but it made no difference. I attacked people with 200k loot but it made ...
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Requirements for a clan war?

I am currently in a clan with three members. When we tried to initiate a clan war it said we had insufficient clan requirements. Does anyone know what the full requirements are? Is there a minimum ...
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How do I reclaim my Clash of Clans account?

I got Clash if Clans on my laptop and started a village. Then a couple of weeks later it said "This app was not installed properly". So I went and redownloaded it but it started a new account. How do ...
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What are the most effective attack compositions to focus on general?

Because research costs of troops are really high and takes a long time as levels increase, it is more valuable to focus on a particular set of troops for both war, farming and castle defense. ...
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What happens when I get attacked by another player?

I'm currently in the grace period where I have a "shield" that prevents attacks from other players. When this expires, I assume that I'll start getting attacked. What happens when another player ...
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Are you able to attack a dark elixir storage without own elixir storage?

are you able to attack an enemy's dark elixir storage without your own dark elixir storage to hold the stolen resource? Furthermore if you are able to attack it what consequences occur.
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How do I earn gems in Clash of Clans?

I play clash of clans and I'm at lvl 5 town hall. I need gems for some of the things I want to do. Other than spending real money, what things earn me gems?
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How is Clan War Map position determined?

I am #10 in my clan (cause I'm farming) but I am #2 in clan wars. I don't have the strongest troops in my clan. I'm just wondering how the order is set up, the only thing i can think of is that it is ...
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What are some best practices when constructing your defense?

Are there any pointers to think about when placing defensive structures? For example, should all defensive structures be walled off from each-other? Obviously it is ideal to have walls between every ...
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Are buildings currently being upgraded able to function during clan war?

If a war is started and some of my defensive buildings are being upgraded, are they able to defend my base during war? I know they don't function in normal play until the upgrade is finished, but war ...
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Best Defensive Barracks Troops In Clash of Clans

Several members of my clan have been asking for "Defensive Troops". Which got me thinking what are some good defensive troops that are readily available at the Barracks? Troops that Most members will ...
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Is there another way to transfer my village to a new device?

I'm getting rid of my current iPhone and change it for another iPhone 5s. The thing is, the Game Center account I am using right now is not the same one my village is linked to, apparently. I have ...
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What is the best way to level up in Clash of Clans

How do I gain levels quickly and effectively?
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How do clan perks affect the level of donated troops?

Let's say your clan is at least level 5, which gives them a perk that increases the level of donated troops, and the troops that was donated is of the maximum level possible for that troop (ie. a ...
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Is there any benefit to removing the X-Mas tree from my land?

I noticed with the holiday patch that there are new trees and shrubs that spawn on my land. One popped up today, being specifically an X-Mas tree - which costs 25,000 gold to remove. Is there any ...
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How do I unlink Clash of Clans from my iPad?

I am really annoyed that it's not easier, but how do you unlink a device? I got Clash of Clans on my iPod and I linked my village to my iPad but I don't want my iPod village on my iPad. How do I ...
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Can I still join a Clan after starting my own?

I created a clan ready for when I go into clan wars however one thing I want to do is just see in person how they play out. The idea is so I can merge my Clash of Clans clan with my forum so I can ...
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Do Holliday Traps Stay Forever?

In the Upcoming Halloween Update Posted By SOOPUR SELL (supercell), there have been sneak peeks released showing new skeleton traps for TH 8+. I also remember the Santa Strike from one of the ...
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Clash of Clans Linked but not

My brother has an iPhone 5s and I have an iPod 4, we use the same gamecenter and apple ID. My brother plays clash of clans so I decided to make a new village on my iPod. I start up my new game (this ...
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What is the best raiding strategy to get gold at townhall level 5?

I am at level 5 Townhall, and I want to upgrade my walls. I'm not good at raiding. Which would be the best troops to train to get gold?
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How much gold and elixir can be stolen when raiding other players?

I was wondering what's the maximum amount of loot that can be stolen while raiding a player or while being raided by another player. If I have 500k Gold and 600k Elixir, would that mean that they can ...
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What buildings should I place inside a wall?

I now have the ability to build walls, and they seem to be of strategic importance whenever I play against the computer. I've yet to be attacked by any other players, but I feel that is coming soon ...
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How are the total possible trophies awarded determined?

While searching for an opponent, I have noticed that the total possible trophies to be awarded fluctuates. I have seen enemies with 2 town halls greater than mine (and with xbows & flame towers) ...
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What does the symbol with a shield and two swords next to clan members' names mean?

When I open my clan roster, I now notice there is a symbol that has a shield + two swords next to most clan member's name. What does this signify? Are they ready for clan battles?
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Lost my device, how do I recover account on iPad that already has an account on it?

I'm lvl 90 but lost my Android device last week. My brother plays and is lvl 40ish, but it's his account linked to the family iPad. Is there anyway to just get rid of his and upload my village somehow ...
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How can I control where enemies place troops?

What effects the line around your property that troops have to be out outside of? Somehow people are placing troops inside my fencing? How?
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clan war defense under construction

If my archer tower is at level 6 and is under construction before we go into a clan war and it won't be completed until after the war, will it be inactive during the war?
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How to attack defending balloons?

I was attacking an enemy base and in their Clan Castle they had Balloons. My barbarians got their ass kicked. How can you attack the balloons in battle?
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Will Level 1 buildings under construction be active in the War Base?

I know that when we are upgrading any buildings to Nth level it will be the N-1 level in war base . I recently upgraded my town hall and started to build the new defenses, but these will not be ...
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What troops should I train?

I have level 8 barracks and 180 housing space. What troops should I train... also lvl 3 spell factory and lvl 7 town hall. Im not a farmer im trying to get into gold. I also like clan wars and I need ...
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What are the statistics and mechanics behind the Spawning of Presents from the 2014 X-Mas Trees?

Apparently the 2014 X-mas trees in Clash of Clans spawn presents. The trees give you 50k gold surplus when removed and are able to spawn presents which in turn are worth 5k Elixir. Also, a friend of ...
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What is the Rainbowshield?

I just got attacked by someone and I looked at the troops the person used. One of those troops was an Image of an Rainbowshield. What kind of 'Unit' is that rainbowshield?
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Can Dark Elixir be stored without a storage facility [duplicate]

I'm a town hall level 5 and on one of my raids I've taken 120k resources each and I noticed that I got 200 dark elixir, but I don't have dark elixir storage. Where does it go? When I get a dark ...
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If you buy dark elixir without a dark elixir storage what happens

I have a level 7 town hall and I would like to get a barbarian king. However, I don't have a dark elixir storage. What would happen if I buy a King ? I'm affraid to lose my gem so any advice would be ...
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How do I delete a clash of clans village?

I upgraded to a new phone and installed clash of clans and during setup I connected to Google plus thinking I could get my other village loaded but I hadn't connected to Google plus on my older ...
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Clash of clans attack strategy, farming or cupping?

I'm town hall level 7 and highest barracks of level and can hold up to 175 troops. What would be the ideal troops to use in a attack, how many of them each? Also, at town hall level 7, should I be ...
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Why are the matchups in Clash of Clans so uneven at times?

How come we're in a war and our top guy is around level 86 or 87 and their top two guys are over level 100? Their walls are way stronger and they have air defenses. When searching for an opponent ...
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Donating troops in war not counting?

I see that donating troops in clan wars do not count in my overall troops donated count. Why is this? Is there a way to track who donated how much troops in clans wars?
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Switch village pop up not appearing

I signed into my buddies gamecenter and loaded his village. When I tried to sign back into mine it didn't give me the option to load my village?