Clash Royale – Skeleton Army

skeleton_army

“Summons an army of skeletons. Meet Larry and his friends Harry, Gerry, Terry, Mary, etc.”

 

Summary

  • This card can be found from Tutorial.
  • This card costs 4 Elixir.
  • The Skeleton Army spawns 20 Skeleton.
  • Mostly used defensively as it has very low hitpoints.
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    Strategy

  • Can be used to defend against tanky troops such as the Golem. The Skeleton Army, when left unhindered, is able to deal lots of damage.
  • Can be used to defend against high damage, single hitting cards as well such as the Prince as they will be dealing a lot of damage while the Prince can only attack them 1 at a time.
  • Can be used to bait single attacking unit troops such as the Barbarians to attack them.
  • Seldom used offensively as they can be easily destroyed with a spell such as the Arrows or a troop that deals splash damage, such as the Wizard. A tower shot is able to kill them as well.
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    Strengths

  • Very effective in destroying land units which target buildings and single hitting units.
  • One of the better defensive troop cards.
  • More worth it as compared to the Skeletons. It produces more Skeletons, as compared to deploying 4 Skeletons card.
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    Weaknesses

  • Not versatile. Mostly used for defending as they are too squishy. A spell such as Arrows can easily destroy all of them.
  • Units that deals splash damage such as Baby Dragon and Bomber can easily destroy all of them.
  • Not able to defend against air troops.
  • Very squishy.
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    Stats

    Hit Speed Speed Deploy Time Range Target Cost Count Type Rarity
    1 sec Fast 1 sec Melee Ground 4 x20 Troop Epic

     

    Level Hitpoints Damage Damage per second
    1 32 32 32
    2 35 35 35
    3 38 38 38
    4 42 42 42
    5 46 46 46
    6 51 51 51
    7 56 56 56
    8 61 61 61

     

    Trivia

  • On 19/2/16, the Skeleton’s hitpoints and damage were buffed by 11%.
  • Part of the Skeleton family. It is related to the Balloon, Giant Skeleton, Guards, Skeletons and Tombstone.
  • Apparently all of their names ends with ‘ry’.
  • They are identical Skeletons produced by the Witch and the Tombstone.
  • The Skeleton, Larry, in the description, is a reference to the Clash of Clans commerical, Larry.