Clash Royale – Bomb Tower

bomb_tower“Defensive building that houses a Bomber. Deals area damage to anything dumb enough to stand near it.”

 

Summary

  • This card can be found from Arena 2, Bone Pit.
  • This card cost 5 Elixir.
  • The Bomb Tower, if left undamaged, lasts for a Minute.
  • The Bomb Tower stores a defensive armed Bomber.The Bomber throws bombs which deals Area of Effect Damage.
  • The Bomb Tower only targets land units.
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    Strategy

  • Plant when opponent uses a swarm of low land hitpoint troops to destroy them all at once. For example, Skeleton Army.
  • Can be used to protect a tower by being a bait for troops that target buildings, such as Hog Rider.
  • The Bomb Tower should be placed in the range of your Arena Tower, as it needs protection from air troops, due to it being only able to hit land troops.
  • Can be used to slow down the tempo of the battle.
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    Strengths

  • Potent against a group of low hitpoint land troops, for example, Skeleton Army.
  • Can be used to assist in destroying any land troops because it has a high attack damage.
  • It is arguably the strongest Building Card, if not the strongest against a swarm of land troops.
  • Opponent will have to definitely use more than 5 Elixir to destroy the Bomb Tower if it is placed properly.
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    Weaknesses

  • Not able to attack air troops. If placed wrongly, opponent can use Minions to destroy it without receiving any damage.
  • Needs assistance from Towers to attack air troops.
  • Slow attack speed.
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    Stats

    Hit Speed Deploy Time Lifetime Range Target Cost Type Rarity
    1.6 sec 1 sec 40 sec 6 Ground 5 Building Rare

     

    Level Hitpoints Area Damage Damage per second
    1 900 100 58
    2 990 110 65
    3 1,089 121 71
    4 1,197 133 78
    5 1,314 146 86
    6 1,440 160 94
    7 1,584 176 103
    8 1,737 193 120
    9 1,908 212 125
    10 2,097 233 145
    11 2,304 256 160

     

    Trivia

  • Part of the Skeleton family. It is related to the Balloon, Giant Skeleton, Skeleton Army and Tombstone.
  • The range of the Bomb Tower is higher than the Bomber.
  • On 2/2/16 the attack speed was buffed from 1.8/s to 1.7/s.
  • On 9/2/16 the attack speed was buffed again from 1.7/s to 1.6/s.
  • The Bomb Tower’s lifetime was decreased to 40 seconds. (From 60 seconds). This update is as of 3/5/16.