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Farming mines

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  • Sep 02, 2013 (51 months ago)
Almost every player that starts this game raids stores as a priority. They see 200k gold loot and drop a full army to get it. The maximum you can raid using this technique is 600-800k an hour. Now that probably sounds like a pretty good result right? Actually it is possible to do a lot better by farming mines instead.

The trick is to get in the right range and not be concerned about losing trophies. Next target players that have gone inactive but have a lot of gold showing. The best indicator for this is sleepy builders and empty elixir stores with no gold showing in the gold stores. Find a base like this and you can attack mines and pumps with fast turnover troops like barbs, archers and goblins. You can use half armies or less and still get your 200k gold loot. You may have to search up to 50 times to find the right type of base but my average is 20 searches.

The beauty of this approach is that mines are normally outside bases and far less protected than stores. Gold and elixir will have built up over time as it won't have been collected. Normally an inactive player will have no gold or lix left in the stores after being full raided once. So any resources left will all or mostly be in stores making it easy pickings. Some players will have built lvl10 mines and pumps filled with resources. Find those and its very possible to gain 400k plus just using 50 troops or less. You might not get the win but you can win one to get those trophies back and still make far far more than raiding stores.

The right range is between 1200-1500 trophies even TH5 players can reach this zone. What you will find there are bases pushing to get the 1250 trophy reward. Some will give up and those are your prime targets. It is possible to gain 2 million gold using this technique, my record is 3.09 million in one hour.

We have a farmer training Clan called "Centum Ludus" where we pass on tips on how to do this and a lot more using a 10 challenges system. Apply on our Clan talk posting for more info on the Supercell forum.
    Posted 50 months ago

    PURDUE

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    120
    15/10/13
    I like the guide and my first one is being published because I just finished it
    Posted 50 months ago

    Zd

    lvl 1: Loincloth
    10
    here
    23/09/13
    Crotte
    Posted 51 months ago

    cowbell277

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    186
    here
    16/09/13
    SO TRUE
    Posted 51 months ago

    JoshGroves

    lvl 3: Teslafried Chicken
    310
    here
    15/09/13
    the best attack i have every got is 550,000k of each, i found the base used a full camp of archers, 180 archers that is, and used the clan castle reinforcments. It was a lvl 4 dragon so i won a couple trophies.
    Guys joun the clan bangers, 1500, trophie limit join if you want thanks.
    JoshGroves
    Posted 51 months ago

    theangryryno

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    62
    here
    15/09/13
    my guide on farming is still being published now, covers same ideas but with some more info on training troops
    Posted 51 months ago

    lennywolf

    lvl 1: Loincloth
    33
    here
    12/09/13
    My best record was 2 million in half an hour. using only 17 gems to rush army, i was at the 1500-1300 range and found battles with 900k-1mil combined resources. Mind this was at th 7, and i was attacking abandoned th 10s.
    Posted 51 months ago

    Darry_Darry

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    70
    here
    09/09/13
    Yeah that how i farm its an awesome way.
    Posted 51 months ago

    the_man_p

    lvl 3: Teslafried Chicken
    216
    08/09/13
    There are actually two good ranges to raid collectors.
    Either go Silver 1-gold Three if you are TH7 or TH8, and gold 2 if you are TH9 or TH10.
    This guide is mostly useless though, as every single farmer with any sort of experience will know all this already.

    You haven't even stated HOW to raid them. This is the technique:
    2 barracks running barbarians
    2 barracks running archers
    (optional) one dark barracks running minions

    Drop down a small amount of barbarians to take some hits from the mortars/cannons/archer towers. Then drop a few archers to take out the storages. In gold 2, you can also make huge profits from dark elixir drills, which will usually be behind a wall. So you need to take out the outside buildings with barbarians, and then drop archers to take out the drill. After that, you want to go for 50% so you don't lose trophies and move out of the "sweet spot". Try taking out all the remaining outside buildings with barbarians, and then drop archers and preferrably minions to get the last few buildings. Minions can also be used to great effect to get the storages that you say are pointless. In fact, often there can be up to 200k in them so it is definitely worth going for them.
    Posted 51 months ago

    khout123

    lvl 1: Loincloth
    11
    here
    08/09/13
    I would love to join but is there a trophies limit because I am farming, I was on gold 3 but not silver 2.
    Posted 51 months ago

    freetec1

    lvl 1: Loincloth
    5
    07/09/13
    how to come to your clan?
    Posted 51 months ago

    Josh18

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    63
    here
    07/09/13
    im a town hall 9, so i have a large loot penalty when attacking most bases...what range should i be at to look for good matces like this?
    Posted 51 months ago

    Allen

    lvl 3: Teslafried Chicken
    474
    here
    07/09/13
    a bit short
    Posted 51 months ago

    Vexed

    lvl 2: Hog "Rider"
    139
    07/09/13
    Sure come and visit and try out the clan forgot to mention its for TH7 players. Glad those tips worked for you
    Posted 51 months ago

    Staylor

    lvl 4: Noobsauce Bob
    506
    here
    06/09/13
    Hmmm, i suppose ill have to go view your farmer training clan :) iv always liked trying to teach newer players and always ask for tips myself... my largest raid was actually this morning, 480.000 gold and 520.000 elixer from COLLECTORS and MINES! Tada! Proof lol :) goodluck guys, be patient while searching!