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There are many different hints that show up on the loading screen when you launch the game or search for an opponent right before a battle begins. Most hints will give you good tips about the game. However, a few are purely for entertainment purposes.

Hints

  • 10 Elixir is the maximum you can hold.
  • 2v2 Battle allows you to collect chests with a friend, Clanmate or another player - without the risk of losing Trophies!
  • A Challenge Tournament ends at either 12 wins or 3 losses - whichever comes first.
  • All cards and towers are level 9 in Friendly Battles.
  • All Cards are created equally, even the Royal Giant.
  • All Cards can be upgraded to level 13 - that's the max level.
  • Break the Dark Prince's shield first, then you can start to whittle down his hitpoints.
  • Calling Sparky a "trash can on wheels" hurts her feelings.
  • Cards come in four levels of rarity: Common, Rare, Epic and Legendary.
  • Collect a free Epic Card from the Shop every Sunday!
  • Despite the Ice Wizard being freezing cold, he has a handlebar moustache that's too hot for TV.
  • Donating cards to your Clan gives experience and Gold, and makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside.
  • Don't run with a mouthful of Double Trouble Gum! Unless you've had years of didgeridoo lessons.
  • During a 2v2 Battle, your teammate's cards and Elixir are shown next to their name.
  • Elixir production is doubled during the final 60 seconds.
  • Epic Chests can be won from battle, but they're incredibly rare!
  • Giant Chests can be won from battle, but they're quite rare!
  • Giant Chests contain a huge amount of Common and Rare Cards, but few Epic Cards.
  • Giant Skeleton carries a large bomb, which he carelessly drops when destroyed. Oops!
  • Golems target buildings and ignore troops.
  • The Golem explodes when destroyed and splits into two smaller Golemites.
  • Golem has a heart made of stone.
  • Hog Riders can jump over the river.
  • How many Elite Barbarians does it take to hoist a sail?
  • If you're feeling warm feelings towards the Princess, it's probably because you're on fire.
  • If you've been playing Clash Royale for a while, consider taking a break!
  • In Clan Wars, War Decks use your own card levels - so your whole Card Collection is important.
  • In Clan Wars, you can contribute to your Clan even with only one War Deck!
  • In 2v2 Battle, your opponents are selected based on your team's skill level.
  • Legendary Cards can appear in the Shop once you've reached Arena 10.
  • Legendary Chests can be won from battle, but they're incredibly rare!
  • Legendary Chests contain a Legendary Card from any Arena!
  • Lure troops to your side of the Arena to engage them with your Crown Towers.
  • Make sure to check the Shop each day to see what's new!
  • Mother Witch may be old, but she wields powerful magic!
  • One day, Wall Breakers realized that they could do a lot more damage if they THREW the bomb instead of sat beside it. Imagine that...
  • Overkill isn't in Sparky's vocabulary.
  • P.E.K.K.A: No-one knows what's behind that mask. Maybe even another mask.
  • The Rage Spell increases movement and attack speed.
  • Royal Giants target buildings from range and ignore enemy troops.
  • Sometimes holding on to a card is the best play to make.
  • Sometimes it's worth pushing for a three-Crown victory. Sometimes securing two Crowns is the smarter play.
  • Spectate Tournament games by tapping the "eye" icon on the tournament leaderboard.
  • Tesla cannot be damaged while underground, and only pops up when enemy troops are in range.
  • The Bandit is invulnerable while dashing.
  • The Bowler is a big blue dude who digs the simple things in life - Dark Elixir drinks and throwing rocks.
  • The Graveyard spell starts a surprise Skeleton party anywhere in the Arena. Yay!
  • The Lava Hound is a majestic flying beast. The Lava Pups are less majestic angry babies.
  • The Lumberjack and The Log go way back...
  • The Miner can burrow his way underground and appear anywhere in the Arena. It's not magic, it's a shovel.
  • The selection of cards available in the Shop refreshes every 24 hours.
  • The Wizard can control all elements, except his hair.
  • There are three types of card: Troops, Buildings and Spells.
  • Three Musketeers pack triple the punch of one, at a little over double the cost. Value!
  • The Tombstone releases a group of Skeletons when destroyed.
  • Trade Tokens can be found in Special Challenges, Pass Royale, and the Shop.
  • Trophies that you win are deducted from your opponent's Trophies!
  • TV Royale contains some of the best games played recently. Watch and learn!
  • Use Trade Tokens to swap cards with your Clanmates - even Legendary Cards!
  • Using Elixir efficiently is the key to victory.
  • Visit the Trader in Clan Wars to trade cards!
  • We've done the math: 2v2 Battle is at least twice the fun of anything else. Probably more.
  • When you reach a new Arena, a special one-time "Arena Pack" will be available to purchase from the Shop.
  • X-Bows and Mortars can directly damage your opponent's Crown Towers if positioned near the middle.
  • You can't Clone a Clone.
  • You can mute your opponent during each battle from the emote button.
  • You can see when friends are online and spectate their battles from the friends list.
  • You receive Gold for each win, even when your chest slots are full.
  • Your King Level indicates the strength of your King Tower and Princess Towers.
  • Your opponents are selected based on your Trophy count.

Clan Wars Hints

There are some hints that only appear when searching for matches in Clan Wars:

  • A Clan War Season is formed of several River Races. Complete each one for big rewards!
  • Attack other Clan Boats to slow down their River Race progress!
  • Battles and Duels earn you Fame and Gold, win or lose! You earn MUCH more for winning, though.
  • Chat with your Clan to organise Boat Defenses and strategies!
  • Complete River Tasks to sail your Clan Boat down the river!
  • Everyone who participates in a Clan War will get a reward!
  • Once your Boat Defenses are set up, you do not need to be online to defend your Clan Boat.
  • River Tasks earn Fame for your Clan and Gold for yourself.
  • Sailors tell of the mythical Merbarb, who lures Clan members to their doom with its golden mustache.
  • The Clan War Colosseum is the oldest, most prestigious Arena. Battling in it is a true honor.
  • The first Clan to reach the Finish Line wins the biggest reward.
  • War Decks are made of 32 unique cards. No dupes!
  • War Decks refresh every 24 hours!
  • You earn more Fame if you use higher level cards in your War Decks!
  • You use your own card collection to make War Decks, so upgrade the cards you use the most!

Beginner Hints

There are some tips which are only displayed to new players:

  • All buildings slowly lose "Hitpoints", expiring after a set amount of time.
  • At the end of a 2v2 Battle, you can chat with your teammate and play again!
  • Big troops are vulnerable to groups of small troops.
  • Destroy more Crown Towers than your opponent to win!
  • Destroy the enemy King's Tower to get an instant victory!
  • During battle, your starting cards are randomly selected from your Battle Deck.
  • During Sudden Death, the first player to take down a tower wins!
  • Each battle can last three minutes, possibly extended by two minutes of SUDDEN DEATH!
  • Every 24 hours you can collect 10 Crowns to unlock the Crown Chest.
  • Experts have long believed that lightning is attracted to tall objects, however, new research indicates that lightning is, in fact, attracted to high hitpoints.
  • Goblins only joined the Arena after their union signed a lucrative deal with the Royales.
  • Gold Chests always contain at least one Rare Card.
  • Gain Trophies to enter new Arenas, which give access to new cards!
  • Higher Arena chests contain more cards and Gold.
  • Increase your King Level by upgrading cards and donating cards to your Clanmates.
  • Magical Chests always contain at least one Epic Card.
  • Play multiple cards together to create a stronger push.
  • Prince deals double damage to the first target he strikes while charging.
  • The Crown Chest contains cards based on your current Arena.
  • The Goblin Hut and Barbarian Hut spawn troops periodically.
  • The Knight followed by Archers is a simple and effective strategy.
  • Rarer chests contain more cards and Gold.
  • Some defensive buildings only target ground troops, while others target both ground and air.
  • Some troops deal Area Damage, hitting multiple units at once.
  • Spell cards can help you damage enemy towers when your troops can't reach.
  • The King only joins the fight after taking damage or losing a Crown Tower.
  • The P.E.K.K.A and Mini P.E.K.K.A are easily distracted, but they hit like a truck.
  • The Princesses protect the King from atop their Crown Towers.
  • The selection of cards available in the Shop refreshes every 24 hours.
  • Try putting a building card in your Battle Deck to help defend against Giants and Balloons.
  • Try putting a spell card in your Battle Deck to damage troops and towers from afar.
  • Unlock unique Tower Skins with Pass Royale!
  • Upgrading cards makes them more powerful, but their Elixir cost remains the same.
  • Use Emotes to show your opponent you're a good sport!
  • Welcome, Challenger! Complete the Training Camp to unlock the multiplayer Arena.
  • When deployed, all troops march towards the enemy King, attacking their preferred targets along the way.
  • You can deploy on your opponent's side of the Arena after destroying one of their Crown Towers.
  • You can take 8 cards from your collection into battle. This is your Battle Deck.


Removed Hints

There are also a number of tips which have been removed from the game over time (some are old versions of tips currently in the game):

  • 2v2 Battle allows you to collect chests, earn Victory Gold and have fun with a friend, Clanmate or another player!
  • All buildings slowly lose hitpoints, expiring after a set amount of time.
  • All Crown Towers target both ground and air troops.
  • Balance your Battle Deck with troops that can target both ground and air.
  • Balloon drops a bomb when destroyed. Don't stand still.
  • Bomb Tower is good against groups of small troops.
  • Challenge your friends to a Friendly Battle from the friends list!
  • Complete achievements to earn Gems!
  • Create and finish your first tournament to receive 100 Gems for completing the achievement.
  • Crown Chests and Free Chests are based on your current Arena.
  • Damage spells like the Fireball deal half damage to Crown Towers.
  • Dropping trophies isn't beneficial, as chests from higher Arenas give more cards and Gold!
  • During a Friendly Battle, both players' cards are leveled up to the "Tournament Rules" for an even playing field.
  • During a Friendly Battle or Tournament, Sudden Death lasts for 3 minutes to minimise draws.
  • During a Tournament, cards in your Battle Deck are capped at: Legendary level 1, Epic level 4, Rare level 7, Common level 9.
  • During sudden death, the first player to get a Crown wins.
  • Each battle can last three minutes, possibly extended by a minute of sudden death tiebreaker.
  • Each Sunday, the Shop contains twice as many cards!
  • Elixir generates automatically during battle. Playing a card costs Elixir.
  • Every win in a Challenge Tournament increases your prize!
  • Free Chests and Crown Chests are the only chests which can contain Gems.
  • Gain experience by upgrading your cards.
  • Gain Trophies to access new Arenas, which unlock more cards.
  • Giants can be effective on defense, too.
  • Giants target buildings and ignore enemy troops.
  • Goblins only joined the Arena after their union signed a lucrative contract with the Royales.
  • Goblin Huts and Barbarian Huts spawn troops every few seconds.
  • Groups of small troops are vulnerable to area damage.
  • Ice Wizard is the coolest of casters. He flings ice shards which slow enemy movement and attack speed.
  • In a Challenge Tournament, your opponents are selected based on your current wins in that Challenge.
  • In a Custom Tournament, your opponents are selected based on your Tournament Trophy count.
  • Inferno Tower's damage increases over time while attacking the same target.
  • Join a Clan and receive 100 Gems for completing the achievement.
  • Knight followed by Archers is a simple and effective strategy.
  • Play multiple cards together to create a stronger push.
  • Poison covers the area in a deadly toxin, damaging enemy troops and buildings over time.
  • Poison deals damage over time, while slowing troop movement and attack speed. It smells nasty, too.
  • Protect squishy troops by deploying durable troops in front of them.
  • Save your Elixir to play multiple cards at once.
  • Super Magical Chests can be won from battle, but they're incredibly rare!
  • Super Magical Chests have a high chance of containing a Legendary Card.
  • Support durable troops by deploying ranged troops behind them.
  • The biggest Tournament Chests contain guaranteed Legendary Cards!
  • There are rumors about a card type rarer than Epic...
  • Tournaments are created using your location to ensure quicker matchmaking and more spectators!
  • Tournaments are free to join and have HUGE prizes!
  • Tournaments are played using the Tournament Rules level caps.
  • Tournaments level the playing field, capping your cards and towers at the "Tournament Rules".
  • Tournaments unlock at level 8.
  • Use Arrows to stop a group of small troops.
  • Use taunts to show your opponent you're a good sport. Or not.
  • You can play in one Custom Tournament and one Challenge Tournament at a time.
  • You can take eight cards from your collection into battle. This is your Battle Deck.
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