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What is funneling?

In short, what funneling does is eliminate possible paths that your units might take in order to make them take the path you want. This can be done with almost every troop, and it relies on knowing ...
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What would happen to my inactive Clash of Clans account?

I took a break for about a year and just reinstalled it for this question. Below are screenshots of my base immediately after opening the app. All of my collectors were almost full, I was kicked out ...
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Why is joining a clan important?

Not being in a clan significantly limits what you can do in the game as the game is mainly based around you being in a clan, hence the name. Without a clan: You will not be able to receive troop or ...
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What is this plant in Clash of Clans?

The scary pumpkin will give you 75,000 elixir when it is removed. Make sure that your storages are not full!
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How do I have dark elixir with no storage

If you townhall is level 7 or higher, it can hold dark elixir in it. It can hold 2,500 at th7, 5,000 at th8, 10,000 at th9, and 20,000 at th10+. Therefore you can hold dark elixir even without a dark ...
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Can a co-leader demote the leader and promote himself to leader

No, a co-leader cannot demote a leader. A member of any rank can only demote/kick another member of lesser rank, except in the case of leaders, who can demote themselves and promote someone else, ...
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Why does the Hog Rider have a green ribbon with only 6 Dark elixer?

It is part of the Events part of the game .
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Can I recover mails?

No, there's no way to get back old mail that got deleted. It's also not possible to search for a particular player (although it is an often requested feature...). If you didn't note the clan tag or ...
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What does "shopping" mean?

Shopping is a colloquial term for a raid/attack in Clash of Clans. Generally if they say it's a "nice shopping trip", then they either got a lot of the type of loot they were looking for, or just a ...
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What are Private Servers?

A private server is a server not hosted by SuperCell that you can connect to to play if you root/jailbreak your mobile device to edit the host file to allow you to access a different IP address with ...
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Do I need a free builder in order to build a Builder's Hut?

You don't need a free builder. You just have to place the Builder's Hut, and it will be built immediately, just like walls, but unlike walls, Builder's Huts don't require a free builder.
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What would happen to my inactive Clash of Clans account?

If you are inactive, or delete the app, it will be just like if you are away for a couple of days, except longer. Your collectors and mines will be full, and you will have been raided. A Lot.
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Clash of clans account lost

As you didn't pair your account, there is no way to recover your village.
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How can I figure out when I started playing Clash of Clans?

There is no way to exactly know when you started playing Clash of Clans in the game itself. I think the closest you can get from the exact date would be to look when you unlocked your oldest ...
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Why do people steal less stuff than they should?

When a higher townhall level than you attacks you, they suffer a loot penalty. The current loot penalty is show in the following graph. You can also find out more on how the loot you can get is ...
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How can I effectively use the Baby Dragon?

The baby dragon is generally best if by themselves in the air, but while they have much more damage when enraged, being grouped together does not make them necessarily weak. They have a little of half ...
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How to find my clan without bookmarking

If you have received any clan mail while in that clan, you can go to your your mail inbox and tap on one of the messages and click view clan to find it. Otherwise you can search with the clan search ...
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What do I need to destroy to get all the Dark Elixir in a village?

As per the Version 7.156 - 2015-07-01 "Dark Spell Factory" update: All resource storages are now immune to all direct spell damage This means that you will never damage or destroy a Dark Elixir ...
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Upgrade my town hall to level 10

Well, technically no, you cannot. You need to transfer your gold (in the Clan Caste) in your storage first, then upgrade your town hall. Because you don't have enough capacity in your storage, you won'...
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When is it not a good idea to lure out clan castle troops?

Luring clan castle troops out is generally a good idea, as they can sometimes wreck havoc on your troops, however it is not always necessary. For example, if you know what troops are in the clan ...
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What happens if you break the Old Barbarian Statue?

It's just an obstacle, the same as any of the other large stones. This one has a unique look and produces the grass around it so it costs more to remove. But at the end of the day you're only going to ...
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How many gems does it cost to go from Town Hall 9 to 12?

Town Hall 9 Elixir: 140,847,100 <= not including walls Gold: 220,081,850 <= not including walls Walls: 375,000,000 <= can be a mixture of gold and elixir Dark Elixir: 4,417,500 Gems: 505,664 ...
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Can we start clan war league without our clan leader?

You can! From the wiki page on Clan Wars: Leaders and co-leaders can take their clan to war by opening the clan war screen and pressing the “Start War” button. As long as your clan has an active ...
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Can I avoid attacks indefinitely by remaining online?

No you can't. A break will occur after 3 hours of continuous play; you'll need to close the app for a few minutes before you can play again. This was apparently introduced to prevent players from ...
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Upgrading a spell in clash of clans

Yes, you can continue to brew spells and train troops while upgrading them in the laboratory. Also, if you have any of that troops or spell in your camp/spell factory when the research completes, they ...
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Green ring on resources

Those are boost rings. You can pay gems to have resources generate at double speed. Right now, there is a special offer going on where you can pay one Gem and get a 24 hour boost.
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Green ring on resources

The rings you see around the resource collectors are boosts. You can pay 5 gems, to double the production of one collector for 24 hours. (The capacity of your collector, or the loot available to raid ...
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Can I destroy these adjacent Air Defenses with my Lightning Spells?

Probably Your positioning of the spells will have to be pretty precise, but it is likely you can destroy both adjacent level 5 air defense towers (1000 hp each) with 3 level 4 lightning spells (390 ...
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