Questions tagged [clash-of-clans]

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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How do I recover my old Clash of Clans (COC) game save & base?

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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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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Restarting with new account on iOS/GameCenter

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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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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How do I reclaim my Clash of Clans account? [duplicate]

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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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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Is it practical to upgrade your Town Hall before you have everything upgraded to the max?

I have heard that it is best to upgrade everything to the max before upgrading your Town Hall. Is this true, or is it impractical?
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How does the new Tie-Breaker work?

In Clash of Clans there was an update on 9/16 adding a Tie-breaker into the wars, can anybody explain in detail how this mechanism works?
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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 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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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 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 is funneling?

I often hear of funneling attacking troops in order to defeat defensive troops or structures. How exactly does this work? I find it can be tricky as the troops target defensive structures (giants and ...
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What will happen if I upgrade the laboratory while upgrading a spell or unit?

While playing Clash of Clans, I am upgrading my lightning spell then decided to upgrade my laboratory, then I did. What will happen to the lightning spell I am upgrading? I assume it is still ...
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Under what conditions will healers switch targets?

I've been using healers lately, which I haven't really utilized much before. I've noticed that they will sometimes switch targets, even when their original target still lives. What conditions are ...
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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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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. Farming:...
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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 do they compute the Gold and Elixir that can be looted?

How do they compute the Gold and Elixir that can be looted from a base? Is it 100% of the remaining? or the total (including the uncollected from mine)?
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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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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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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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Can I attack a specific player?

I was in a clan and someone kicked me from it. I think I'm stronger than him. Is there any way I can attack him? The only method I see to attack is random players. Can I attack a specific player?
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How are Clash of Clans multiplayer battles determined

Are battles determined by level or trophies? Just curious.
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How can I recover my village after someone saved over my Google+ account savegame?

So someone saved a level 2 to my Google+ account and now I can't transfer my game to my new phone because there isn't a second way to restore my progress. It caused me to get kicked from my clan and ...
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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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Transfering Castle treasure to overburdened storage

I wanted to know, if my gold storages are almost full, then if I transfer my Castle treasury i.e. war loots to my storage. So at this point when I am transferring the gold and elixir, I have more gold ...
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Can Clash of Clans be linked with facebook account?

I have linked the game to my google+ account but for Facebook it always says "disconnected". Can Clash of Clans only be linked to Google+ ? I have also tried to connect to Facebook while I was not ...
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Leaving gold and elixir uncollected to prevent losing when raided

In Clash of the Clans, to minimize loss of resources when your base is attacked is it better to store loot in clan castle and not collect it? Also is it better to leave resources in elixir collectors/...
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How does new shield system work?

After the upgrade I can't figure out how the new shield system works. I have the option to discard the shield, and I notice I have a new potion in the inventory. More importantly, I got attacked (and ...
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How to participate in clan war instead of being a spectator

I joined a new clan and now that the clan war has started I tried to attack but it says "Spectator can't attack". How do I get out of being a spectator (I haven't used either of my 2 attacks in the ...
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In Clan Wars, what factors are used to determine the opponent clan?

In the clan wars matchmaking, what criteria is used to determine the clan that you are fighting against? Is it based on Clan Total Points (i.e. trophies), or something else? If you win many wars in a ...
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What determines how much of my resources are available for an opponent to steal?

I cannot work out how the game decides how much gold and elixir an opponent can steal from me. Sometimes it is around half of my total balance, while other times it seems to be a very small proportion,...
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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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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 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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Better Information On Defense Damage Clash of Clans

The way that Clash of Clans chooses to convey information about how much damage defense buildings output is bad. The current method of telling the user that a mortar does X dmg a second is pretty ...
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Can I have 2 clash of clan accounts on my one device with 2 different Game centre accounts?

I want to start another Clash of Clans account on the same device, but with a different game centre account, but every time I log in to my new account it goes back to my old coc account. How do I get ...
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Is there a way to communicate with a particular player or particular clan?

I accidentally rejected someone entry from the clan. I felt really bad about it because I recognized his name, and he explained that he comes on leaves the clan frequently for trophy reasons. Is there ...
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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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How to change iPhone Clash of Clans account to Android

I lost my iPhone about a year ago and my mom just now trusted me enough to get me a new phone but the problem is it's not an iPhone. Is there a way I can change my Clash of Clans iPhone accont to ...
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How can I connect my Clash of Clans village to my Google Play account on a Nokia XL?

When I try to connect to Google Play, it would say "download Google play service". After I downloaded it, it says that it is "not supported by your device, please contact the manufacturer".
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What do I need to destroy to get all the Dark Elixir in a village?

I want Dark Elixir. My question is, if it is shown that 1000 Dark Elixir is available as loot in someone's village, and I destroy his storage with lightning spells, will I get all 1000 Dark Elixir, ...
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How to link a device in COC if the old device was lost?

I'm stuck with this problem.. I've been playing CoC for more than a half year and now I lost my old phone. It was an android. Now I got a new phone, which is iOS and I cannot link a device. Is it ...
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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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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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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 prevent someone with a stolen device from accessing my village?

A year back my iPod got stolen. On the ipod I had Clash of Clans and as a result I decided to use a "Find my iPhone" app and check the box where it says "erase all data and personal info from this ...