Clash Royale – Cannon

cannon updated

“Defensive building. Shoots cannonballs with deadly effect, but cannot target flying troops.”

 

Summary

  • This card can be found from Arena 3, Barbarian Bowl.
  • This card cost 3 Elixir.
  • This Cannon, if left undamaged, lasts for 30 Seconds.
  • The Cannon is primarily used for defending against land troops and it cannot attack air units.
  • The Cannon only attacks one unit at a time.
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    Strategy

  • Place in the range of Towers, to prevent air troops from easily destroying it.
  • Can be used to reshuffle your deck without sacrificing too much Elixir.
  • Can be used to slow down the tempo of the game.
  • Can be used with the Inferno Tower to deal huge amount of damage.
  • Can be used to bait target-building cards such as the Hog Rider to hit it instead of your towers. It is cheaper than the Hog Rider, hence you will have an Elixir Advantage.
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    Strengths

  • Elixir-Efficient.
  • Cheapest building card, and it deals fairly high amount of damage.
  • Decent attack speed.
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    Weaknesses

  • Air troops can easily destroy it without being damaged. An example would be the Minions.
  • Lifetime is only 30 seconds.
  • The Tesla is a huge upgrade to the Cannon and it only cost 4 Elixir.
  • Can be easily destroyed by a spell such as the Fireball.
  • Musketeer has a higher range, hence it can destroy the Cannon without getting damaged.
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    Stats

    Hit Speed Deploy Time Lifetime Range Target Cost Type Rarity
    0.8 sec 1 sec 30 sec 6 Ground 3 Building Common

     

    Level Hitpoints Damage Damage per second
    1 380 60 75
    2 418 66 82
    3 459 72 90
    4 505 79 98
    5 554 85 106
    6 608 96 120
    7 668 105 131
    8 773 115 143
    9 805 127 158
    10 885 139 173
    11 972 153 191
    12 1,067 168 210
    13 1,174 185 231

     

     

    Trivia

  • On 2/2/16 the Elixir cost was lowered from 6 to 3.
  • However, the range was nerfed from 7 to 6. Lifetime was also nerfed from 60s to 40s. Lastly, the hitpoints was nerfed by 55%.
  • The Cannon’s lifetime was nerfed to 30 sec (from 40 sec). This update is as of 23/3/16.
  • It looks like the level 4 cannon and it has the same function in Clash of Clans.
  • The Cannon’s hitpoints was nerfed by 11%. This update is as of 3/5/16.
  • The Cannon’s hitpoints was nerfed by 5%. This is as of the 18/5/16 update.