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All-out Archer attack

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  • Jun 02, 2014 (42 months ago)
This guide has been requested by beng from the guide “The Usefulness of Troops, Hero’s and Spells”.

This attacking order is made up of: Archers. All Archers. Only Archers.
My knowledge of an all-out Archer attack is that it generally scrapes a 50%-80% mark which will (most of the time) give you 2 stars.
A lot of people hate an all-out Archer attack because they believe that it is a weak attack. They are wrong. It requires skill to use all Archers effectively since they are generally a weaker troop. An all-out Archer attack is:

a) Cheap
b) Quick and easy to train (For 200 Archers between four barracks will take approx. 20 minutes) and;
c) You gain a lot more loot than using, say a Giants and Wizard combo ;)

So who cares what they say. You got their loot and yes people might Revenge you for that but with the loot you’re gaining and probably spending they won’t be able to get much from you anyway.

What base to look for:

Any base that has the loot in its collectors. The way to find out if they have loot in their collectors is that, for the elixir collectors, the little storage in the actual collector has a pinky-purpley colour in it. Same principle for the Gold Mines. I don’t know what makes you tell for a Dark Elixir Drill but an all-out Archer attack generally doesn’t happen that high up in the rankings (TH 8).
This is the way to do it:

1. In your barracks, before to attack, you should retrain your Archers so that at least half of them are already trained by the time you get back.

2. Look for the right base (as described above).

3. Lure out Clan Castle reinforcements. This kind of goes without saying. You should always lure out and kill Clan Castle reinforcements before launching your main attack. This is generally done by getting them out with a few Archers and leading them to a corner then deploying a few more Archers to destroy them.

4. Like most farmers that try to gain trophies (hybrid attackers they might call them) they normally have a few Archers up their sleeve to place next to one building that is out of the range of defences. (I once were one of these hybrid attackers and I got 300k of each, though not Dark Elixir, through only 40 Archers) Only place one Archer per building because it will destroy it in the 3 minutes you have got to attack. This will ensure the extra per cent that may win you the battle. Though remember to zoom out fully for those people that put they’re builder huts on the outside of their base which will give you some more per cent.

5. You may carry a few Lightning Spells if you want to take out a Mortar or Wizard Tower because that would help a lot for when the Archers get streamed through this one wall that they have got through and are all in a group, very vulnerable to splash damage.

6. So now you normally place about 5-10 Archers on each building protected by defences though not the splash damage ones because that would takeout way too many Archers.

So now you know how to do an all-out Archer attack.

Plz leave any comments about how you do your all-out Archer attack. Or any other comments on what you want me to write my next guide about.
    Posted 23 months ago

    gemv3app

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    Posted 26 months ago

    funkatitsbest

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    im a th9 and playing this game for 15 months so i know what im talking about.

    I STILL USE ALL-OUT ARCHERS AND IT WORKS GREAT FOR TH8 AND TH9 !!!!!

     

    though some people may prefer BAM/Barch

    Posted 35 months ago

    Dinosaurpet890

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    Im getting lvl5 archers soon so ill try this out again!( last time I had lvl4 and it worked awesomely!)
    Posted 39 months ago

    Beef-5051

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    200 arch and then 4 lightning spells would be nice
    Posted 41 months ago

    Rhino007

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    np all u guys and thx for the comments.
    mehranJ - i am happy that this guide servered your purpose and more. If you have any more guides you want written just ask and i will try to help.
    Posted 41 months ago

    themaster101

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    06/07/14
    thanks for the guide.
    Posted 41 months ago

    TheSpecialist

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    By the way Rhino, thanks for the guide, as I use 190 archers and 5 wb. Archers are my favorite unit, and I can get more resources. Thanks for making this guide.
    Posted 41 months ago

    Malekith

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    I'm a Th9 and have been using 200 archers since the start of TH7... I can net 3 mil gold 3mil lix and lots of DE in a 2hr barrack boost with this. By boosting all 4 barracks you can literally raid back to back to back. And honestly, 9/10 raids I seriously just circle the base in a sweeping motion and can net 1 star probably 95% of the time. Anybody using this method doesn't care about trophies anyways as they are irrelevant. But I can say in 3 days at th8 I went from 1250 to 1700 just using archers. It's Cheap, Effective, and I'm sure humiliating for anybody that watches a replay and sees 400k of gold and lix stolen from just archers HAHAHA
    Posted 41 months ago

    mehranJ

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    hey i guess this was kinda based on my question as beng said, but its far better than i expected, great guide ;)
    Posted 41 months ago

    safdari

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    hey that was good gudie but all out archer attack has a weak point
    thats GIENT BOMB(SORRY FOR DECTATION)AND bomb and other ground traps
    in my opinion if you use a healer and 10 barbarian and 10 gient and 5 wall breaker if you have 4 army camp level 5 you can have 120 archer TOO!!!!
    I APERCIATE FOR GUIDE
    Posted 41 months ago

    Rhino007

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    lol
    Posted 41 months ago

    ~[Steven 82]~

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    Darkwarrior you posted the same thing on every single guide! Post something relevant!
    Posted 41 months ago

    Rhino007

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    Connordude80- Thx for the comment. Yes you can use this attacking guide for TH 9 thoough it may not have the best successful as it would be with a lower TH. This is generally due to the fact that bases are alot harder to attack. Also to make a guide you need to go into the guides section of this awesome website and then go to create a guide on the side.

    Hope this helped and cant wait to read your guide.
    Posted 41 months ago

    Connordude80

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    Nice Guide. Just wondering.. Can TH 9 use this? Also, how do I make a guide?
    Posted 41 months ago

    Ncyboy999

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    Great guide.
    Posted 41 months ago

    Rhino007

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    Ive already asked Supercell if you can get gems through hacks but they say that if your base had changed dramatically (ie 99999 gems) then they would go back to your last base so it doesnt work getting gems.
    Posted 41 months ago

    mgazf

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    HI
    I NEED GEMS 1200
    Posted 41 months ago

    Rhino007

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    Ikhtiar-This method works for any amount of archers. Though for you, your probably in the lesser trophies area (no offence).
    Posted 41 months ago

    Ikhtiar

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    Hi Rhino! My town hall is level 6 and I can train 125 troops. Is this method goes with me? Please help.
    Posted 42 months ago

    Rhino007

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    Sure Divicell feel free to join. And anyone else that wants to as well. For about the next 3 weeks I'll be only on the weekends So Divicell if you can send what time Australian Eastern Standern Time you would be on and I can get on that time. Thx again

    P.S No problem defending you. Any time
    Posted 42 months ago

    Divicell

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    By the way, I'm interested In joining your clan. I'm a th9, and a pretty experienced player. Can I join today, if possible? Thanks. I know your clan says Austrailia, but I'm in the USA using EST.
    Posted 42 months ago

    Divicell

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    Hey man, great guide! I like the strategy. Thanks, by the way, for defending me against HarryPooter...
    Posted 42 months ago

    Team Awes

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    I'm going to try out this plan and hopefully it is good
    Posted 42 months ago

    Team Awes

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    I am going to try out this
    Posted 42 months ago

    Rhino007

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    TheSpecialist- You can use any potions that you like but depending on the amount of spells you can hold but generally if you have the patience to train it, then train Lighting Spells. As you would see on my guide 'The usefulness of Troops, Hero's and Spells' that a level 4 Lightning Spells would almost take out a Mortar or Wizard Tower. So you should at least have two Lightning Spells. Though if you cant hold two or more you could only take a Lightning Spell anyway. If you have three spells available you should probably use 2 Lightning Spells and a Rage Spell. You wouldnt use a Heal Spell because you are only healing Archers and they can be taken out with just about 1 shot from anything.

    Thx for you comment. Remember to post anything that you want a guide written on and i will see if i can write one on that topic soon.
    Posted 42 months ago

    TheSpecialist

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    What potions should I use?

    Posted 42 months ago

    HarryPooterCOC

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    why does this guide suck balls?
    Posted 42 months ago

    Rhino007

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    The everyone for your comments.
    THE BOY... COC - My clan isn't too experienced because it is for the new guys to become great and for the More experienced players to help them as well as me. Though the experienced guys dont join. I am quite experienced in this game being town hall lvl 7 and in high gold III. I would love for you to join my clan. Its called Dragon Riders and the emblem is a red shield with a yellow Y. We almost always have over 25 people though don't look for that just in case. My clashing name is Rhino and I am leader. Plz join though i understand if you don't wanto.

    For the other has who commented on different ways to attack, your comment is much appreciated but this guide is for all out archers not archers and barbarians and minions. Though Thx for your comment anyway

    Remember to write what you wasn't my next guide to be
    Posted 42 months ago

    DrialDel

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    i am th5 and can hold 135 lvl 3 archer.

    but still its pretty effective for my lvl thnx :D
    Posted 42 months ago

    darkrider1997

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    Well my experiences prove it to me that's u always need some goblins with u
    And if u train ur troops before attacking it will take less time to do next attack
    And the other thing is dark elixir drill have little cube above it and when it have some dark in it that will be fulled by a dark material in it which u can guess is it full or no btw tnx for ur guide
    Posted 42 months ago

    THEBOY...COC

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    love the guide btw
    is ur clan any good?
    u look pretty experienced?
    I am lvl 57/th7/21k total donates
    plz respond!
    Posted 42 months ago

    THEBOY...COC

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    LOVE THE GUIDE BTW
    Posted 42 months ago

    ayala29

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    this plan is awesome I got 3 stars and 243,042 gold and 136,845 elixir
    NICE GUIDE!!
    Posted 42 months ago

    HomeSkillet_98

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    SWAG
    Posted 42 months ago

    Midget Psycho

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    FOR BASES WITH LOTS OF LOOT IN COLLECTORS: 92 ARCHERS ; 50 BARBARIANS ; 40 GOBLINS ; 5 MINIONS ; 4 WALL BREAKERS. I think it's more solid than 200 archers, because archers are not suitable for some operations as goblins, barbarians or minions are. Also it takes 15 minutes to train with 4 barracks. I use 2 Lightning spells, and 1 Rage spell.
    Posted 42 months ago

    ftn635

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    05/06/14
    I've been using this attack for a couple of weeks. I usually keep my camps full of archers and I start up the barracks to fill the queue before I leave for battle. Also, if you come across a dark elixir drill, you can tell whether or not it's full by looking at the tiny tank at the back left of the drill (it's pretty small, so you'd have to zoom in to spot it).

    And this attack is cheap. I spend 31k on archers and loot at least 80k in elixir (50k net gain). I've looted as much as 250k in gold and elixir. This is the most efficient way to loot and nickel and dime your way to trophy count.
    Posted 42 months ago

    Fay6211

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    05/06/14
    amathe if you think archers are expensive then you must be pretty low lvl and not have much elixir at all. Get a grip and learn before making dumb comments like that. All archers is actually cheap and a very good attack strategy. NICE GUIDE!
    Posted 42 months ago

    Rhino007

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    05/06/14
    An army of Archers is the third least expensive army. Losing to only Barbarians or only Goblins.
    Posted 42 months ago

    amathe821

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    I'm not saying an army of wizards would be cheaper, but still.
    Posted 42 months ago

    amathe821

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    05/06/14
    Only one thing to say about this :
    Expensive.
    Posted 42 months ago

    junyab

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
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    05/06/14
    Why BAM > full Archers:
    - quicker to train (full army in 12 1/2min)
    - minions can access storages as well as take out ground only defenses
    Posted 42 months ago

    beng

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    @INinja, I'm guessing this comment of mine will be the shortest (not to mention this is the only short comment I've made so far :)) ).
    Posted 42 months ago

    beng

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    @Rhino, thank you for hearing me. :) And just to let you know, I would've not remembered that if it was not for your guide. Actually, I wasn't even sure of it. :))

    No, that's far as I know. *pats back (lol)* As I've said, I wasn't sure of it and as I said it, I was asking for the confirmation of it from you. You know better about this and the guide was great! Been really helpful to me, to mehranJ, and to the others! Thank you! Godbless! :D
    Posted 42 months ago

    IronicNinja

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    beng how long do all your comments have to be? xD
    Posted 42 months ago

    Rhino007

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    Thx beng and I see you point that is a way to get the buildings within a mortars range. And yes you would also not use all Archers in one attack so you can attack others quicker.

    You should have written this guide. I think you had everything down pat.
    Posted 42 months ago

    Co0lestcat

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    Archers can be used for a lot of things
    Posted 42 months ago

    beng

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    @Rhino, just wanted to add something again about this one you wrote on #3 under your guide, "Only place one Archer per building because it will destroy it in the 3 minutes you have got to attack.". Some who use an All-out Archer Attack deploy one Archer at a time, looking for that "blind spot" where all defenses are out of range of the Archer/s. If the attacker finds a blind spot, he/she will only use that one Archer, as you have said too (in #4), "Only place one Archer per building because it will destroy it in the 3 minutes you have got to attack.". BUT in case there are defenses still within that range of the structure, let's say ONLY one Mortar (for those who place their Mortar/s within the first or second layer of Walls that the range of the Mortar/s would reach far the buildings outside of the outermost layer of Walls), they deploy one Archer at a time, as soon as the Archer dies, they deploy another. In this way, they will prevent a horde of Archers when deploy in a single spot getting killed by 1 or 2 strikes of the mortar (depending on the Mortar's Level), rather, using the Archers in this horde in another way by deploying them 1 by 1 until the first getting killed, having a higher success rate of destroying the targeted structure. **Attackers usually do this on mines/collectors in the range of ONLY a mortar (Stealing all those resources in the mines/collectors with only a few Archers! Then some choose to end the battle after looting these resources, usually farmers, to save the rest of the undeployed Archers for their next attack, optimizing the use of the Archers and making their attack most efficient.), or on a structure to win the battle when they lack a few percent of damage to get at least 1 star (50% damage).
    Posted 42 months ago

    Fortress111

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    Don't forget the heroes, they could be a pest as either a distraction or they could act as Cannons or Archer Towers.
    Posted 42 months ago

    jacob0728

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    03/06/14
    your going down
    Posted 42 months ago

    Rhino007

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    Thx adam948 for that info but further down Redemption already told me how it is like that.
    Thx anyway.
    Posted 42 months ago

    Adam948

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    PLEASE

    READ:

    To tell if a dark elixer drill is full, on the top of the drill there is a very small glass box. It is sometimes see through (Which means it is, as you thought, empty) or sometimes the bottom is black (It has some dark elixer in it) or it can be 3/4 black (Needless to say, 3/4 full), or it could just look like a black box, if it is full.
    Posted 42 months ago

    BznTT

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    Full archers to farm
    Full archers to go to master league
    Full archers to donate to your clan
    Full archers for 2 stars in Clan war
    Full archers for life
    Posted 42 months ago

    Rhino007

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    Thx guys for your comments much appreciated.

    beng- I did forget that that is a way to do an All-out Archer attack. If you do it that way it gains a quick 50% and therefore one star and since the Archers are taking out the buildings on the outside (which are usually not defences eg. Collectors, mines, drills) you would also get the loot.

    JJMan- For bases that have a Clan Castle in the middle I normally skip them because it is hard to get out the CC troops and that you cant really prepare for them in advanced if your not sure if you'll find a base or not. Though if you did have a few Barbarians up your sleeve then you could attack a base like that.

    Thx again for those comments guys. If you want a guide written on something remember to post it and ill try to write one on that topic.
    Posted 42 months ago

    Redemption

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    Awesome guide! I will definitely give this a go. One thing I want to add is you can see if a DE drill is empty or full. It has a little box on top of the drill, if it is full, the box will be filled to the top with DE. If it is half full, it is filled half way with DE. If it is empty or near empty, it will only have a little bit of DE at the bottom. Again, great guide! :)
    Posted 42 months ago

    LeoPelle

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    Trust me it works way better a barch or bam attack
    Posted 42 months ago

    JJMan

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    Just a quick question: Don't you think you should bring at least 5 barbs if the clan castle is too far away? Because if it is in the center, melee troops are the best because they can get closer to the cc than shooting units. Just a thought, but maybe it's not needed. Great guide by the way!
    Posted 42 months ago

    beng

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    Special thanks Rhino! I knew it'll get approved! Another good guide! Organized, concise, and I love your way of writing! There's this originality in the way you write, in your style, that I love and that makes you unique! Keep it up! Godbless! :D

    Btw, it was per the question of mehranJ on my guide on how is an All-out Archer Attack that's why I asked you to make this guide. @mehranJ, I hope your seeing this! :D

    Just one thing I wanted to add Rhino, I've seen some deploy all their Archers in a big circle rounding the whole village in their attacks (based on watching videos on youtube and replays on CoC). This works and almost (depending on the strength and layout of the village) all the time - winning by getting at least 1 star and stealing resources which as you said, that comes from mostly in the mines/collectors. I think this works best against "rectangular bases" and with those who place all or most of their defenses (better if the splash damaging structures, too) only behind their first layer of walls (from the outside of their village).
    Posted 42 months ago

    camjm21

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    03/06/14
    I use this when pushing got up to Crystal II. Although it's hard to use on anything above TH 8 because of all of their defenses.