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In certain Special Event Challenges, a featured troop may have a certain buff. Buffs introduce special conditions for troops into a battle. Each troop will generaly only have one buff at a time, but depending on the buff, it can stack with other cards like the Rage. Sometimes, a building may be featured with a buff instead of a troop. Usually, these Special Event Challenges has the player create a deck around the featured buffed card, but it may also be a different mode altogether.

Types of Buffs[]

Rage[]

The troop is under the effect of Rage. The Rage buff acts identically to the Rage card, increasing the speed and hit speed of the affected troop. This Rage boost does not stack with the Rage card. Currently the troops that have been featured with the Rage buff are the Electro Spirit, Tesla, Giant, Zappies, Guards, Giant Skeleton, Goblin Giant, Electro Dragon, Wall Breakers, Electro Giant, Goblin Drill, Mega Knight, Ram Rider, Electro Wizard, Sparky, and Royal Ghost.

Statistics

Troop with buff
Type
Boost
Boost
Electro Dragon +70%
Electro Giant +70%
Electro Spirit +70%
Electro Wizard +70%
Giant +70%
Giant Skeleton +70%
Goblin Drill +70%
Goblin Giant +70%
Guards +35%
Mega Knight +70%
Ram Rider +70%
Royal Ghost +35%
Sparky +70%
Tesla +70%
Wall Breakers +35%
Zappies +70%

Invisibility[]

The troop is under the effect of invisibility. The invisibility buff acts similar to the Royal Ghost's invisibility. Some buffed troop will have a different way to get visible, while some don't. Currently the troops that have been featured with the Invisibility buff are the Goblins, Skeletons, and Bats.

Statistics

Troop with buff
Type
When Visible
Time
Bats N/A
Goblins After attacking
Skeletons N/A

Shield Boost[]

The troop is under the effect of damage reduction. Under this buff, the troop will receive 80% less damage from all sources. Currently the troops that have been featured with the Shield Boost buff are the Skeletons.

1-hitpoint Shield[]

The troop is under the effect of 1-hitpoint Shield. Under this buff, the troops will get a 1-hitpoint shield. Currently the troops and buildings that have been featured with the 1hp Shield buff are the Goblin Hut and Goblin Cage.

Passive Heal[]

The troop is under the effect of passive healing. The Passive Heal buff acts similarly to the Battle Healer's passive heal, except that the troop will never deactivate its passive healing. Currently the troops and buildings that have been featured with the Passive Heal buff are the Night Witch, Princess Tower, and King's Tower.

Statistics

Troop with buff
Type
Time Between Pulses
Time
Healing
HPS
King's Tower 2.5 sec 300
Night Witch 0.5 sec 100
Princess Tower 2.5 sec 300

Initial Spawn[]

The troop is under the effect of initial spawn. Under this buff, when the troop is placed on the Arena, it will spawn immediately with additional troops. Each buffed troop will spawn with different troops. Currently the troops that have been featured with the Initial Spawn buff are the Mother Witch and the Skeleton King.

Statistics

Troop with buff
Type
Spawned troop from buff
Type
Spawned troop count
Troop Count
Mother Witch Cursed Hog x3
Skeleton King Skeletons x5

Death Spawn[]

The troop is under the effect of death spawn. The Death Spawn buff acts similar to the Golem's death spawn, spawning troops after death. Each buffed troop will spawn with different troops. Currently the troops and buildings that have been featured with the Death Spawn buff are the Goblin Cage, Balloon, and Giant Skeleton.

Statistics

Troop with buff
Type
Spawned troop from buff
Type
Spawned troop count
Troop Count
Balloon Skeleton x5
Giant Skeleton wall Breaker x1
Goblin Cage Goblin Brawler x2

Death Damage[]

The troop is under the effect of death damage. The Death Damage buff acts similar to the Giant Skeleton's death spawn, spawning a bomb after death that deals damage when it explodes, however, it will only knockback troops for 1.5 tiles instead of 1.8. Currently the troops that have been featured with the Death Damage buff is the Skeleton Barrel.

Statistics

Radius
Radius
Target
Targets
3 Air & Ground
Level
Level
Area Damage
Area Damage
1 90
2 99
3 108
4 119
5 131
6 144
7 158
8 173
9 190
10 209
11 230
12 252
13 278
14 305
15 334

Poison Attack[]

The troop is under the effect of Poison Attack. Under this buff, the troops's attack gains the ability to deal damage over time to enemies, Currently the troops that have been featured with the Poison Attack buff is the Dart Goblin.

Statistics

Duration
Time
4 s
Level
Level
Damage Per Second
DPS
Crown Tower Damage
Tower Damage
3 57 x 4 (228) 15 x 4 (60)
4 62 x 4 (248) 16 x 4 (64)
5 68 x 4 (272) 17 x 4 (68)
6 75 x 4 (300) 19 x 4 (76)
7 83 x 4 (332) 21 x 4 (84)
8 91 x 4 (364) 23 x 4 (92)
9 100 x 4 (400) 25 x 4 (100)
10 110 x 4 (440) 28 x 4 (112)
11 120 x 4 (480) 30 x 4 (120)
12 132 x 4 (528) 33 x 4 (132)
13 145 x 4 (580) 36 x 4 (144)
14 160 x 4 (640) 40 x 4 (160)
15 176 x 4 (704) 44 x 4 (176)

Stun Attack[]

The troop is under the effect of a stun attack. Under this buff, the troops's attack gains the ability to stun enemies, similarly to an Electro Wizard. Currently the troops that have been featured with the Stun Attack buff are the Spear Goblins, Witch, and Executioner.

Knockback Attack[]

Similar to the Stun Attack buff, except that it will knockback enemy troops instead. Their attacks will have a knockback similar to that of Fireball, however it can knockback any troop. Currently the troops and buildings that have been featured with the Knockback Attack buff are the Bomber, Skeleton Dragons, and Bomb Tower.

History[]

2020

  • Buffs were added in the July 2020 Update. The first Rage Giant event started on 9/7/2020.
  • On 15/9/2020, the Ram Rider was added as a possible troop for the Rage buff.
  • On 7/11/2020, the Mega Knight was added as a possible troop for the Rage buff.

2021

  • On 1/4/2021, the Invisibility buff was added.

2022

  • On 6/6/2022, the Giant Skeleton was added as a possible troop for the Rage buff.
  • On 3/10/2022, the Bats were added as a possible troop for the Invisibility buff.

2023

  • On 7/8/2023, the Passive Heal buff was added.
  • On 30/10/2023, the Shield Boost, Initial Spawn, Death Spawn, Death Damage, Stun Attack, and Knockback Attack buffs was added. In addition, the Night Witch was added as a possible troop for the Passive Heal buff, and the Guards, Wall Breakers, and Royal Ghost were added as possible troops for the Rage buff.

2024

Trivia[]

  • The Skeletons, Giant Skeleton and Goblin Cage have been featured with the most buffs of every card, with a total of 2 buffs.
  • The Goblin Cage have been featured with the most buffs at once of every card, with a total of 2 buffs.
  • The Rage buff has the most troops of all buffs, with a total of 15 troops.
  • Most of these buffs were featured in a Halloween-related challenge referred to as Welcome to Ghoulsville.
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