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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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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Clash of Clans: Take a break

What is "playing too long"? How much is too long? How long is "rest for a few minutes"? What is the purpose of this feature? Player benefits? Account maintenance?
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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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Is there any benefit to keeping resources in my clan castle?

With the new clan wars update, any resources won will stay in your clan castle until you withdraw them. When you withdraw them, the game asks "are you sure?" which led me to wonder if there is any ...
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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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Does placing buildings next to the coast work in Clash of Clans?

Upon visiting the village of someone who attacked my village I noticed that they had placed their buildings next to the coast, with only three sides of the building surrounded by walls. The coastal ...
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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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Do Golems and Lava Hounds return to the Clan Castle if Golmites or Lava Pups survive?

If your clan castle troops survive an attack they will return to your clan castle at full health. Do Golemites and Lava pups count as a Golem or Lava Hound surviving?
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What happens if I take revenge and destroy all the attacker's facilities?

If I get even with someone who attacks me, and I destroy all of his village, what is really seen on his screen? Have I really destroyed anything? Does it cost him? Aside from draining some of his ...
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Can I avoid attacks indefinitely by remaining online?

Sometimes when I attempt to attack an opponent, I get a message along the lines of "Can not attack, opponent is online". I've also of course observed that I never seem to get attacked while I am ...
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Can you freeze a bomb?

Can you use a freeze spell on a bomb to slow/delay the explosion? If my hogs are trompin around pounding everything into oblivion and stumble across a double bomb, is it possible to drop a freeze ...
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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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What does P.E.K.K.A stand for?

For what does P.E.K.K.A stand in the names of the massive destruction troops "Mini P.E.K.K.A" and "P.E.K.K.A"?
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Can you 3 star a base without destroying a tesla that isn't triggered?

Is it required to destroy all Tesla towers to 3 star a base? What about those that don't get triggered? For example, if I were to "hide a tesla" where it isn't likely to get triggered by an attacker ...
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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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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 are 'Most Heroic Attack' and 'Most Heroic Defence' determined in a clan war?

When you open the clan war menu and press the little star at the top of the screen for war info, at the bottom of the 'War Stats' tab it has featured battles, showing 'Most Heroic Attack' and 'Most ...
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The Goal of Clash of Clans?

I've been playing Clash of Clans for 4 days now. After the 3-day beginner's shield was lifted, I was attacked and suffered 100% damage. I thought, that was it, this attacker has taken over my village ...
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My clan keeps losing wars

My clan has lost more wars than we have won for a variety of reasons: Some of us don’t know which one to attack. We don't really have a good strategy. When we stay provisionally ahead, some will ...
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How does Wall Breaker aggro work and how do I build “lure” walls effectively?

Like all units, Wall Breakers choose the nearest "preferred" target, in this case walls. Since you don't have direct control of any units, nearest is determined by some type of aggro algorithm. At ...
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Is it normal that all my troops disappear?

Everytime I attack someone with my army, and I win, I come 'home' to find that all my troops are gone. And I have to re-train new troops over and over again. I wanted to know if ever that was normal ...
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What benefit does upgrading walls have?

The cost for a level one to level two wall upgrade seems huge - 1000 gold per segment. The upgrade screen displays an increase in hitpoints but is this really noticeable? Can a wall breaker still one ...
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In what situation would someone remove their Guard?

In the new Clash of Clans update, a feature has been added which gives a player the option to remove their Guard. What possible scenario would require a player to disable their Guard in this way?
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What does the Santa Strike do in Clash of Clans?

Per the new holiday update, Santa Strikes were introduced into the game. What do they do / how do they work? The in-game information & the patch description on this is [intentionally] ...
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How do I recover my old game save?

I unintentionally and stupidly wiped my Clash of Clans game data. I went to Application Manager on my Android and clicked 'Clear data'. (I used this for fixes before and it never started a new game.) ...
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Restarting with new account

I downloaded Clash of Clans to my iPad (iOS 7) this past weekend and started playing. Of course, after a couple of hours I realized I made some newbie mistakes that are fatal to my future success. ...
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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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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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When will I get attacked in Clash of Clans

I just started playing clash of clans. Aside from the first attack by goblins in the tutorial I haven't been attacked. When do I need to worry about my defenses? Right now I'm content to just farm ...
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Using Gems to Buy More Loot for Upgrades Even Though The Storages are Full?

For example, I have 10k dark elixir and x gems as long its enough to buy another 2.5k dark elixir so I can upgrade my Barbarian King to level two. My storage is currently at level one, which means ...
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In Clash of Clans, is it possible to attack another member of your clan in a normal raid?

Something that I've been curious about for a while. I know the algorithm puts you against players with similar trophy levels, but could you, in theory, attack another member of your clan?
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Do you get the war loot bonus if you get 1 star on a base that someone else has alread 3 starred?

I have been playing clash of clans, and I want to 1 star a farming person in war and get a ton of loot. (I can't do any better to anyone else). My clan says to wait until the near end of the war, but ...
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How much does Town Hall Level 9+ reduce the loot from opponents?

I noticed that the game tells me that upgrading my Town Hall to level 9 will reduce the loot obtainable from TH level 8 and below. How much is this decrease?
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What do I get for removing a Halloween Cauldron?

Do I just get gems? If so, how many?
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What is the optimal trophy level for farming at a level 8 town hall?

What is the optimal trophy level range for farming at a level 8 town hall? I noticed that it becomes more and more difficult to farm resources as I level up my town hall.
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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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What is the most effective raiding strategy/loadout to earn resources?

I've been playing the game a while, and as you get to higher levels there is a significant need to stockpile large quantities of resources before you can start the higher level upgrades (Town Hall ...
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Benefits of rank in clans?

I am playing Clash of Clans and I just recently joined a clan. There was a message that followed telling me that the leader of the clan had promoted me to elder. Is there any benefits of being in a ...
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In clan wars, on the war map, what do the troops standing outside the base represent?

When looking through the various townhalls, some of the bases have one barb, some have two and some have none. What do these represent?
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How is clan XP calculated?

They just added clan levels to CoC. XP is awarded for clan wars. How is the XP calculated for clan wars? (Looking for the mathematical formula) Also, is there any strategies to boost awarded XP?
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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 are all the win conditions?

I was recently attacked and my attacker only used 14 archers, doing only 8% damage to my town, however, it is listed as a defeat. My town hall was destroyed, does losing your town hall count as a ...
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How do I have dark elixir with no storage

I have dark elixir that I use with my dark barracks but I have no storage for it. How do I posses it and use it without storage?
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Transfer Clash of Clans account from one G+ to another G+ account?

I want to give my account to someone but I want to keep my G+ account. I hold this G+ account very dear to me and I can't give it up. I've watched some clips about transferring accounts to another ...
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In clash of clans, if you place a wall next to a large stone, can troops walk between the wall and stone?

In clash of clans, if you place a wall next to a large stone, can troops walk between the wall and stone?
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How often can I get the star loot bonus?

Sometimes after I get my star loot bonus, I get the chance to do another one immediately afterwards, and other times I have to wait awhile to be able to do it again, why is this?
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Can someone revenge-attack me more than once?

If someone attacks my village, then, I click on the revenge button..I attack their village..will the clan that I did a revenge on be able to "attack" me again? Does this clan now have a "revenge" ...
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What are the strengths and weaknesses of the Bowler?

The new dark troop, the bowler is a very unique troop, so I imagine it has unique strengths and weaknesses. What strengths and weaknesses does it have?
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Do spells stack when placed on top of each other?

If I were to drop two spells (rage or heals) on top of each other, do they stack? If so, what is the % increase for rage / what is the total healed for heal spells? (just x2?)