Many clashers would agree that in Clash of Clans Goblin is the most cost-effective troop. You will hardly spend 100K to 150K elixir to train a full army of goblins and in return, you will loot anywhere between 300K to 1 million in resources.
I am a little partial towards goblins because these sneaky green thieves have helped me max out several of my bases. Whenever I have an extra hour to play, I will use the training potion to quickly train an army of sneaky goblins.
Rarely It has occurred that I failed to max out my storage in under one hour while using the mass sneaky goblin attack.
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- Are Goblins good in clash of clans?
- What is sneaky Goblin?
- Max Levels of Clash of Clans Goblin
- How long does it take to upgrade a Goblin to level 8?
- Are Sneaky Goblins permanent?
- Clash of Clans Goblin King
- Goblin Donation – As Defending Castle Troop
- Donating Goblin – As Attacking Castle Troop
- Which Spell Should I Use with Goblins?
Are Goblins good in clash of clans?
This question commonly pops ups in forums and on Reddit, quora. Some clashers doubt the abilities of goblins because they use them for the wrong motive.
If you want to earn trophies and your motive is not to loot resources then do not train a goblin army.
However, If you want to fill your storage with gold, elixir, and dark elixir while not giving a worry about trophies then the mass goblin attack strategy is the best.
Here are the basic stats of a Goblin
|Preferred Target||Attack Type||Housing Space||Movement Speed||Attack Speed||Barracks Level Required||Range|
|Resources (Damage x2)||Melee (Ground Only)||1||32||1s||4||0.4 tiles|
What is sneaky Goblin?
Supercell introduced the “super” version of many popular clash of clans troops. Sneaky Goblin is the super troop version of Goblin. If you have sneaky goblin unlocked then you should prefer a max sneaky goblin attack instead of simple goblin spam. Resource Potion in Clash of Clans
You will loot more resources in lesser time while spending only a dozen of sneaky goblins.
Max Levels of Clash of Clans Goblin
Here are the maximum level to which clash of clans goblin can be upgraded –
How long does it take to upgrade a Goblin to level 8?
As you can see from the list above, a goblin maxes out on level 8. However, it takes a considerable amount of time to upgrade goblin to its max levels. First of all, you need to be to have a level 10 laboratory to unlock goblin max levels.
You can upgrade your laboratory to level 10 after you have unlocked town hall 12. Therefore, it can take anywhere between 4 to 6 months to max out your goblins.
Are Sneaky Goblins permanent?
Sneaky goblins are permanently available in the booster barrel. However, you have to spend 25K dark elixir or 1 super potion to unlock them for 3 days.
Clash of Clans Goblin King
Goblins are the first troops that are shown as invaders at Town hall level 1. According to clash of clans fan fiction, these goblins were sent by the goblin king to attack your village.
The story of the goblin king was shared on supercell forums where it went viral. Ever since then fans are demanding a goblin king character in the Clash of Clans universe. Supercell is yet to formally introduce a goblin king.
However, during the 2020 Halloween update, COC specifically launched a Goblin king skin for the barbarian king. It was available to purchase for 1500 gems. Many clashes of clans players bought the skin and shared the visuals of Goblin king on youtube, Reddit, and quora.
As of now, there is no Goblin king skin available but we are hoping that Supercell will include this character from COC folklore in their goblin missions.
Goblin Donation – As Defending Castle Troop
Goblins are among the worst defending troops in Clash of clans. The main purpose of these pesky creatures is to loot resources. They are neither made for defending your village nor for attacking enemy troops.
Do not donate goblins in clan castles, especially during clan war leagues. A max-level clan castle can hold 45 units of troops. However, 45 goblins can be easily wiped out with one poison spell even before they reach enemy units.
Donating Goblin – As Attacking Castle Troop
If you want to take goblins on the attack as your clan castle unit then you have to follow certain rules. This can help you win atleast 1 star.
First of all, prefer sneaky goblins over goblins as sneaky goblins have higher DPS and they stay hidden for four seconds.
Secondly, take a sneaky goblin in a siege machine that can launch them at the center of the base. This way the sneaky goblins will directly attack the town hall and before any defense reacts they would have already done their job.
So if you are unsure of getting any star against a higher level town hall then follow the strategy above and you will be guaranteed to get one star.
Which Spell Should I Use with Goblins?
Easy – JUMP Spell. Sneaky Goblin and Jump spell is made for each other. The jump spell will help the sneaky goblin to destroy storages that are well protected beyond walls.
Best Attack Strategy and Army Composition For Clash of Clans Goblin
I have mentioned it before – There is no alternative to a mass goblin attack.
You will be wasting your goblin if you are using it in any other way. Your goal should be clear – i.e. to loot millions of gold, elixir, and dark elixir in one hour.
Therefore without any second thought, create a mass sneaky goblin army with jump spells and see your storage getting filled in no time.