The Winter 2018 Update has arrived!

There's a ton of new content in this release and we're here to break it all down for you!


1) New Troop: The Ice Golem: the Ice Golem is a brand new Dark Elixir Troop that unlocks at Town Hall 11 when you update your Dark Barracks to level 8.

2) New Spell: the Bat Spell is a new Dark Elixir Spell that targets enemy defenses with an army of angry bats.

3) New Siege Machine: The Stone Slammer. The Stone Slammer is a brand new TH12 Siege Machine that targets enemy defenses from the skies by dropping devastating boulders and causes splash damage.

4) New Magic Items: Shovel of Obstacles & Hero Potion.
  • The Shovel of Obstacles allows you to move a single obstacle on your village anywhere on the map.
  • The Hero Potion will grant your Hero +5 levels up to the max allowed for your Town Hall level.

5) New Building Levels
  • Dark Barracks level 8
  • Dark Spell Factory level 5
  • Siege Workshop level 3


Other Changes:
  • New extra War Layout slots are available: first extra slot costs 1000 gems, second extra slot costs 1500 gems, third extra slot costs 2000 gems.
  • Players can change the Siege Machine/Clan Castle choice after the battle begins but before any units have been deployed.
  • Grand Warden mode can be changed during battle before it has been deployed
  • Any excess League Medals over the cap of 2500 will receive their rewards in the form of Gems. The conversion rate is 10 League Medals per Gem.
  • New Achievement: Signing in to your Supercell ID account.
  • Support for 2018 iPad Pro model.
  • Very wide screen devices like the iPhone X and Honor P20 will now have a bit more space to zoom out so players can see as much village as on other devices.
  • Settings menu: Enable/disable 2-row unit deployment bar in Home Village (tablets only, disabled by default).


Balance Changes (Builder Base)
  • Reduce Cannon Cart DPS by 15%
  • Make 3rd Cannon Cart available at level 10 instead of 16
  • Reduce Super P.E.K.K.A HP by 5%
  • Increase Baby Dragon HP by 7.5%
  • Reduce upgrade times of Builder Base troops in Star Laboratory
  • Make it possible to upgrade Gem Mine up to level 3 in Builder Hall level 3


Bug Fixes:
  • The village editor view mode does not reset to normal when toggling erase mode while scout or wall mode is enabled.
  • Hide the effect of unarmed traps when scout or wall mode is enabled.
  • Fixed (again) Wall Wreckers getting stuck on decorations.
  • Fixed clan badge occasionally blinking for 1 frame when Clan Castle is in sleep mode.
  • Donated Siege Machines gives 30 housing space to Clan Games tasks.
  • Setting name during tutorial is correctly using profanity filter instead of causing out of sync.
  • Clock Tower boost will remain paused after maintenance
  • Before starting a battle in Builder Base, if a defensive building or trap is under construction it will show its proper level graphics in the icon.


Seasonal Clashmas Content:
  • Loading screen
  • Holiday music
  • Seasonal obstacle
  • Snow effect and snow-covered buildings (Turn Snow on/off in the More Settings menu).



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Link to discussion thread + links to each respective announcement and stat breakdown, can be found HERE.


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