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Best CHEAP raiding strategy: for all Town Halls!!

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  • Mar 30, 2014 (44 months ago)
Hey guys!! This is gonna sounds like a lousy guide but it works and it's VERY efficient. My friends make fun of me but I show them my 200k and 300k raids with cheap troops while they show me 100k and less raids using high level expensive troops.

Ok basic plan (in order of how many troops you need):
1. Goblin, lots of goblins (x2 to all resource buildings!!!!)
2. Archers, medium amount
3. Wall Breakers, 5 (you don't want to waste troops trying to break a wall when a mortar is shooting at you)
4. Barbarians, a few (not as much needed as others)
5. Minions, 5(only if you have them, Helpful for killing Barbarian King)
6. Clan Castle (helpful if all your troops are dying)
7. Lightning spell, or healing spell (whichever floats your boat)

Pretty simple right? Basically if you have TH7 and all your army camps are maxed out (level 6) you get 200 troops. Think if you use 90 goblins (7200 elixir), 45 archers (5400 elixir), 15 barbarians (1200 elixir), 5 minions (35 Dark Elixir), and 5 Wall Breakers (12500 elixir), you only use 26,300 elixir and 35 dark elixir!!!!
Think, 1 dragon, level 1 costs 25,000 elixir. So all in all this army is super cheap. Basically just pump those troops out of your barracks and while you're raiding your camps fill up again. And it's SUPER quick!!!

On to the raid:

Unfortunately this is going to cost you a little more gold than you want.... BUT the payout is SOOOO worth it, trust me. I usually go through 35-50 bases before I even get the base I want to attack but when you think you can make 300k+ sometimes it's really worth it.

Bases you want to raid:

1. Idiot gemmers who leave their storages OUTSIDE their base. As a matter of fact ANYONE who leaves their storages outside their base

2. People who have their entire loot in their collectors. For example, you come across a raid with 275k of elixir and gold. You see that they have all level 11 collectors that are completely full. RAID THIS. You can even try and get 1 star because many of them leave their Town Hall on the outside.


How to tell when to raid a base:

1. Their Builders are asleep (shown by the little Z's that come up from the hut). This shows that they haven't been on in a while and usually they're collectors are full.

2. They haven't touched the gravestones or Santa Strike (only available in the winter seasons) to pick them up. This is a sign again that they haven't been on in a while. Raid it, well only if theirs look.


How to raid a base with FULL collectors (sometimes its ok if they're half full or a quarter way full because there's still loot available):

1. Put 1 archer down where you can steal a building. For instance putting an archer out of reach of a cannon to take out an army camp. ONLY 1 IS NEEDED. You need to save some for late. They're very important later on.

2. Lure out Barbarian King or Archer Queen. FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE MINIONS AVAILABLE. Keep the barbarian King occupied when you try and take him out. Put down 1 archer or 1 barb and then put down all your minions. Continue to put down 1 barb or archer when they die. The Barbarian King can't hit flying troops so it works out perfectly.

3. Use Barbarians for the same thing. It works only if they can't be reached. ALWAYS USE A BARBARIAN INSTEAD OF AN ARCHER, if at all possible.

4. TIME FOR GOBLINS!!! Now put 5 or 6 goblins for every collector. Do this around the whole base. Once this is done, if and only if the collectors are still there, then reinforce with barbarians to distract, then Goblins then some archers to take it out.

5. Use Barbarian King or Clan Castle. Unless you want to save them for defense. Feel free to use them. They work great if they have an army of barbarians and archers in front. Then finish off with Goblins.


Wrap Up:

So thank you for reading this guide and make sure you comment suggestions or other raiding strategies that you use. To recap:

1. Find raids with collectors that have all the loot. Finding a raid that has empty collectors and full storages is almost pointless for this raiding strategy.

2. Before you read make sure to fill your barracks. While out on a raid, you may use all you troops. If your barracks aren't full you will have empty barracks and less than half filled army camps; this is pointless based on the raiding strategy. ALWAYS FILL YOUR BARRACKS BEFORE YOU RAID. On another note, while waiting for troops to be trained in the barracks you can always just fill them back up, go do something, then fill up, then go do something, and sooner or later your army camps will be filled.

3. This plan is efficient and is worth it in the end even though it may not seem like that when trying to find a base. At TH7, which I am at, cost 380 gold per change of base. At that rate, going through 35-50 raids to find the right one to raid costs around 13300 to 19000 gold. But when you think long term, itís worth it when you find a raid with 200k available in the collectors.

4. Goblins>Archers>Wall breakers>Minions>Barbarians>Barbarian King>Clan Castle>Spells. This is the basic outline for your army. You want about 90 goblins, 5 wall breakers, 5 minions, and the archers should be about 3:1 to the Barbarians.

5. Use multiple troops for each collector. For example you find another raid with 200k each and want to get it all from the collectors. Send in a small wave of barbarians, then a larger storm of goblins, then some archers to get the job done. This helps when a mortar or wizard tower is covering that collector or storage.

6. Get 1 star!! You can get star. Using extra troops is worth it sometimes to kill some extra buildings or kill the Town Hall. Its helpful if you want to regain some lost trophies from an attack.

Thanks again for reading!! Please leave a comment for a suggestion, go see my oner made bases and rate and comment on those!!

THANKS

-Adam
    Posted 9 months ago

    CaptainCater

    lvl 1: Loincloth
    1
    08/02/17

    https://cocfarmhelp.wixsite.com/cocshop. Go to website! CHEAP RESOURCES!

    Posted 40 months ago

    bacca du great

    lvl 1: Loincloth
    6
    04/08/14
    I somtimes use:

    goblins giants wall breakers

    WB break open the walls and giants distract the defenses

    goblins grab and go
    Posted 42 months ago

    Blsater

    lvl 1: Loincloth
    22
    here
    20/05/14
    I was actualy surprised by how similar ur way of farming is similar to mine

    I use 100 gobs 64 archer 10 wbs 16 barbs (yeah I dont use giants, they just die too fast)
    My problem with mortars ? If they r lvl 7 I dont even try
    If they r lvl 6 with a wizard tower next to my target then I skip it too
    Other than that a healing spell and my lvl 5 gobs dont even bother the mortars
    My farming ground goes from silver one to golden 1 (usualy I go down due to super heavy attacks on my DE at golden ~_~)
    Posted 42 months ago

    DirtyBear

    lvl 1: Loincloth
    2
    18/05/14
    I use with this 2-3 Lightning spells to eliminate any defense that could couse a problem. Then I send in the giants and everything else.
    Posted 43 months ago

    Adam S

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    188
    here
    06/05/14
    Good question! I actually started using Giants to fix the problem. I will use 4-6 of them and usually get rid of the Barbarians. I'll put a giant down to distract the defenses. Then after all defenses are distracted, I'll put down my goblins. Works almost every time.
    Posted 43 months ago

    Nick2345

    lvl 1: Loincloth
    none yet
    04/05/14
    this looks good but i have one question- MORTARS
    Posted 43 months ago

    iClasher3000

    lvl 1: Loincloth
    6
    29/04/14
    i tried it toobut sometimes its frustrating because i have a 3 lvl 3 army camps and only 100 troops fit in there.
    for anyone who has the same problem i recommend 30 goblins 25 barbarians 25 archers 2 giant 3 wallbreakers and rhe rest a troop
    of your choice. But your post was really helpful and Godd work!
    Posted 43 months ago

    Adam S

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    188
    here
    23/04/14
    Thanks guys!! I always use this when my clan is not doing clan wars but whatever!! Glad you liked it!!
    Posted 43 months ago

    Drago9678

    lvl 1: Loincloth
    5
    here
    21/04/14
    I tried it out like i said it was amazing i got 100,000 gold and 1 star good job adam s

    Posted 43 months ago

    Drago9678

    lvl 1: Loincloth
    5
    here
    21/04/14
    This sounds like a really good strategy i think ill try it
    Posted 43 months ago

    Asder

    lvl 1: Loincloth
    14
    16/04/14
    Yeah...I really think that this is one of the best feaming strategy ;)
    Posted 44 months ago

    Ezekteo

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    115
    13/04/14
    sumasage, this guide is for raiding resources and not for trophies
    Posted 44 months ago

    sumasage

    lvl 1: Loincloth
    1
    11/04/14
    I'm very new to the game and only at TH5. I didnt see you mention how to kill any defense structures (towers, canons, etc..). Does this mean this strategy is just quick hit on their storages/collectors for resources?

    If someone can post a video of this, would be very useful for newbie like me.

    Thanks.
    Posted 44 months ago

    waspishframe

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    174
    here
    10/04/14
    I'm a town hall 10, half way to maxed. I still use this strat and you can use it in any league if you accept you might lose trophies. I use it when I farm DE in Crystal 1,2
    Posted 44 months ago

    master2500

    lvl 3: Teslafried Chicken
    200
    here
    09/04/14
    I use:
    1 barrack full of barbs
    1 barrack full of archers
    1 barrack full of goblins
    1 barrack with 5-10 wall breakers and then goblins
    Posted 44 months ago

    Phantom Waffle

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    63
    08/04/14
    I farm in silver 1-2 and I've been using this strategy without realizing it so now you have someone who experienced what you say and know that it works
    Posted 44 months ago

    Adam S

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    188
    here
    08/04/14
    Brettyboys: Yea! That's awesome! I've found that even lower from like 1250-1400 works too. It all depends on your Town Hall Level
    Posted 44 months ago

    brettyboyz

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    81
    08/04/14
    I've been using a similar strategy for about 10 months. Very cheap army and on average I steal 400K resources a raid. You just need to be in the right trophy range to get good bases. I raid from 1500 to 2000 trophies.

    ~Brett
    Posted 44 months ago

    epikness

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    61
    here
    07/04/14
    sorry if thats offending u
    XD
    Posted 44 months ago

    epikness

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    61
    here
    07/04/14
    YO FOO, WHEN YOUR IN HIGH LEAGUES LIKE CRYSTAL U DUNT GET THAT EASY LOTT
    Posted 44 months ago

    Adam S

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    188
    here
    05/04/14
    Memmons1: If you see people with full collectors or exposed storages while you're raiding, then use it. It may take a while to find a base like this but it's worth it in the end!!!

    Smex y: It depends what you're raiding for and the amount of troops you want to use. Try a little game and see whats the least amount of troops you can use for the most amount of loot.
    Posted 44 months ago

    Smex y

    lvl 4: Noobsauce Bob
    571
    here
    05/04/14
    I don't see this having too much of an advantage over BAM or BARCH and this is a very common army type, actually. I believe it'll work well, I don't believe that it's that original though...
    Posted 44 months ago

    Memmons1

    lvl 3: Teslafried Chicken
    213
    here
    05/04/14
    Im in Crystal 2 right now. Is this strategy worth trying out up here?
    -Memmons1
    Posted 44 months ago

    Adam S

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    188
    here
    04/04/14
    Thanks Frodbonzi!!! Except hogs are really expensive. Level 1 is like 40 dark per hog. When you have 24 of them it gets expensive (960 Dark). You would have to find a base that has at least 500 dark to make up for you're large dark lost. Thats a good way too for higher level people.
    Posted 44 months ago

    Frodbonzi

    lvl 1: Loincloth
    29
    here
    04/04/14
    Once you get to higher trophy levels, the goblins tend to die too quickly (X-Bows are murder on them!!).

    You can clean up all the way to Master 2/3 with just Archers and Barbarians though. have 3 barracks always full training archers, and 1 always training barbarians. Use 1 barb as the guide says to lure out the heroes, then kill them with more (archers for the Barb King, barbarians for the Arch Queen). Lure out Clan Castle troops and either use more arch/barb to kill them, or a lightning spell :)

    Then, on to the external storages and collectors. You can often 1 star a base as well as amassing vast quantities of resources.

    They key is ALWAYS look carefully and be selective when choosing a base to attack. There are THOUSANDS of people playing this game - as the guide says, you can often go through 30, 40, even 50 or 60 bases before you see a "good" one. THAT'S OK!!!!

    If you need the trophies... feel free to substitute Hog Riders instead of barbarians (24 hogs,rest arch)... same principal applies - lure out heroes BEFORE sending out the hogs!
    Posted 44 months ago

    Adam S

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    188
    here
    04/04/14
    X-Man: I've had a total of 600k resources in all. It was a TH 10 base with full level 11 collectors. It felt so good. Yes I know but you don't need that many to defeat a barb king.
    Posted 44 months ago

    X-man

    lvl 1: Loincloth
    5
    04/04/14
    P.S. 5 minions is 30 dark elixir
    Posted 44 months ago

    X-man

    lvl 1: Loincloth
    5
    04/04/14
    What is the most resources you have gotten with this plan?
    Posted 44 months ago

    Adam S

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    188
    here
    03/04/14
    You can BUT a minion holds 2 housing space while a dragon holds 20. So do you want 10 minions of 1 dragon. I rather just have even 2 or 3 minions and the rest gobs and barbs and archers. Just follow the plan and everything works out.
    Posted 44 months ago

    megalodon7944

    lvl 1: Loincloth
    none yet
    03/04/14
    this is so useful thanks so much. just a note: can i replace minions with dragons?
    Posted 44 months ago

    Adam S

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    188
    here
    02/04/14
    Thanks so much!! Yea its a piece of knowledge that I only let out to my friends and now Clash Of Clans Builder. It works for me every time even thought it takes a while to get to the right base. The investment is worth it!!!! BIG payout!!!
    Posted 44 months ago

    mohammad maher

    lvl 1: Loincloth
    2
    01/04/14
    yeah i use alot of dragons (around 2-3) because i just got them, but it drains all the elixer im saving. This strategy really helps and thank you so much it really works!!! everyone who is farming or not needs to try this!
    Posted 44 months ago

    Adam S

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    188
    here
    01/04/14
    Yea!! Healer kinda defeats the purpose of this raiding strategy!! Thanks for the compliment.
    Posted 44 months ago

    Timmy Cai

    lvl 1: Loincloth
    42
    here
    01/04/14
    nice guide,happily i wont have to use healer anymore