Clan Wars: A Complete Guide

All you need to know about Clan Wars!

Last updated: 05/09/2018

Clan wars is a two-day event for your whole clan. The first day, you do challenges and collect clan cards. The second day, you compete with 4 other clans by making a deck and battling someone. Then each clan in that group is ranked according to wins and gets clan trophies.

Then you can start another war.

Clan war season lasts for 2 weeks, after that, each player participating in at least one war is given a chest. The better your clan did in the wars, the juicier the chest!

In order to participate in Clan Wars, your clan needs to have at least 10 members. Player’s king level needs to be at least 8. Clan Wars can be started only by a clan leader or co-leader.

Clan Wars Are Good!

Clan chest has been removed, but Clan Wars are even better. More entertaining, actively involving the whole clan, and rewards can be much higher.

Do you want to fully understand Clan Wars? Get the most out of it? Read on!

Day 1 – Collection Day

Each player has 3 battles to do. You can choose from challenges appearing on the island. If you’re not happy with the selection, wait for someone else to play, new challenges will appear.

The battles are played with your own deck and your ladder card levels (except Draft) against randomly matched opponents. They can be 2v2, Sudden death, Double elixir, … For every battle, you get clan cards. More if you win, less if you lose or tie.

The goal of this day is to collect as many cards as possible as a clan.

What decks to use in challenges?

Remember, the challenges are played with your ladder levels, so it's better to stick to decks that you have good levels for. Or to play Draft challenge, it is played on tourney standard.

Also, see the guides below to help you prepare for the challenges.

Sudden Death Challenge Tips Draft Challenge Tips 2v2 challenges How to be a good 2v2 teammate

Clan Cards

Cards you collect on day 1 are added into your clan cards. This is a collection of up to 40 cards and is valid only for the current war. In each war, you start with empty. It is the same for your whole clan and each clan will collect different cards.

With more players participating on day 1 (and more wins they get), you get wider selection of cards and also better levels. The clan cards are upgraded automatically and without a cost as you collect more of them. With these cards, each player has to build a war deck which will be used on day 2.

Table: Clan cards collected

War Deck

This is the deck you’ll be playing on the war day. What deck to choose?

Deck picker

You can only pick from your clan cards and the cards you have. So even if your clan collected all the legendaries, but you don’t have some of them, you can’t use them in your war deck.

Levels of the cards in your war deck are determined by your own card levels and the clan card levels you collected as a clan. The lower number is used. So if you have lvl 5 X-Bow, but your clan only collected cards for lvl 4, your X-Bow for the war day will be lvl 4. And similarly, your clan collected lvl 12 Knight but you don’t have him upgraded and it is only lvl 9, the lower level will be used.

You can test your war deck in a friendly battle.

Day 2 – War Day

You’re matched against 4 other clans. Each player gets only 1 battle. So pick a good war deck, play carefully, and let your clanmates know in advance, so they can support you. (You can get two battles if less people are participating.)

Your final battle is played using a War Deck with levels that your clan cards and your own collection allow. King level is determined by the Clan league you're in. (It can't be higher than your level.)

You're faced against random opponents, not against players from the other 4 clans!

Table: Max king level

Clan Trophies

At the end of the war day, the clans are ranked 1–5 according to the results of the battles. The more wins you have, the better. In case of a tie, the ranking is decided by the number of crowns. (So it is better to 3-crown in your final battle.)

Each clan gets or loses trophies based on the league and ranking. League information is below.

Table: Trophy gains and losses

Clan Wars Season

Clan wars season lasts two weeks, so you can have 7 clan wars. At the end of the season, each player that participated in at least one war will be given a chest. Similarly to ladder league rewards, it will be the best chest that was achieved during the season.

Clan wars chest is tied to the player, not to a clan. So you get the chest from the best war you participated in.

Clan Leagues

Clans are divided into leagues based on their clan trophies. Leagues affect the following:

Table: Clan Leagues Table: Clan cards collected

Rewards

Clan wars offer multiple rewards:

Table: Victory gold Table: Clan Wars chests

Clan Wars Tips

You can nudge your clanmates if they haven’t participated in the current war yet.

They will get a notification.

On day 1, it is better to play and lose than not to play at all.

Losing gives you clan cards too. Not playing doesn't.

The higher arena you are in, the more cards you get during Day 1.

It is good to climb as high as you can to get more cards, dropping in trophies will really hurt your clan.

Table: Clan cards collected

If you're not sure if you'd have the time to play all 4 battles, don't play at all.

When you don't play the final battle, you put your clan in a worse position than if you skip the war entirely.

Clan Wars is a team event. Cooperate with your clanmates.

If you see someone struggling with a challenge or with building a good deck, be nice to them, offer advice. It is for the benefit of the clan too!

Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I have two battles on War Day?

Each clan in your group of 5 clans on Day 2 has to have the same number of battles. If you have less participating members than other clans, additional battles are randomly given to make it even.

What happens if I leave the clan during the Clan Wars?

Unlike Clan Chest, you can return to finish your battles, if you make it in time.

On day 2, do crowns count in the total score even when you lose?

Yes. So when you know that you'll lose, try to take at least one tower instead of defending.

How does matchmaking for Clan Wars work?

You as a player are assigned a hidden trophies (ELO) that represent your skill. If you are good, you'll be facing better opponents in the challenges.

Your clan is assigned a similar rating too, based on that, you're matched with 4 other clans of similar skill.

Your final battle opponent is matched based on the hidden ELO as well.

What if I join after the war was started?

Then you won't be able to participate in this war and you'll have to wait for the next one.

Tables For Nerds

Clan Leagues

LeagueClan Trophies
Bronze I0
Bronze II200
Bronze III400
Silver I600
Silver II900
Silver III1 200
Gold I1 500
Gold II2 000
Gold III2 500
Legendary3 000

At the moment, there's no season reset.

Trophy gains and losses

LeaguePosition
12345
Bronze I +100 +50 0 0 0
Bronze II +100 +50 -5 -10 -20
Bronze III +100 +50 -5 -15 -30
Silver I +100 +50 -10 -20 -40
Silver II +100 +50 -10 -20 -40
Silver III +100 +50 -20 -40 -80
Gold I +100 +50 -25 -50 -100
Gold II +100 +50 -25 -50 -100
Gold III +100 +50 -25 -50 -100
Legendary +100 +50 -25 -50 -100

Victory gold

LeagueDay 1Day 2
Bronze100200
Silver150300
Gold200400
Legendary250500

Max king level

LeagueMax king level
Bronze9
Silver10
Gold11
Legendary12

Clan Wars chests

League & RankGoldCardsLegendary chance
Bronze #4, #5 630 90 (70, 18, 2) 0%
Bronze #3 1050 150 (116, 30, 3) 0%
Bronze #2 1470 210 (163, 42, 5) 0%
Bronze #1 1890 270 (209, 54, 6) 10%
Silver #4, #5 1470 210 (163, 42, 5) 0%
Silver #3 1890 270 (209, 54, 6) 10%
Silver #2 2310 330 (256, 66, 8) 13%
Silver #1 2730 390 (302, 78, 9) 20%
Gold #4, #5 2310 330 (256, 66, 8) 13%
Gold #3 2730 390 (302, 78, 9) 20%
Gold #2 3150 450 (349, 90, 11) 25%
Gold #1 3570 510 (395, 102, 12) 33%
Legendary #4, #5 3150 450 (349, 90, 11) 25%
Legendary #3 3570 510 (395, 102, 12) 33%
Legendary #2 3990 570 (441, 114, 14) 50%
Legendary #1 4410 630 (487, 126, 15) 100%

Clan cards collected

Trophies Bronze Silver Gold Legendary
Arena 4
1100–1399
70
105–210
140
210–420
245
366–735
385
576–1155
Arena 5
1400–1699
80
120–240
160
240–480
280
420–840
440
660–1320
Arena 6
1700–1999
90
135–270
180
270–540
315
471–945
495
741–1485
Arena 7
2000–2299
100
150–300
200
300–600
350
525–1050
550
825–1650
Arena 8
2300–2599
110
165–330
220
330–660
385
576–1155
605
906–1815
Arena 9
2600–2999
120
180–360
240
360–720
420
630–1260
660
990–1980
Arena 10
3000–3399
130
195–390
260
390–780
455
681–1365
715
1071–2145
Arena 11
3400–3799
140
210–420
280
420–840
490
735–1470
770
1155–2310
Arena 12
3800–3999
150
225–450
300
450–900
525
786–1575
825
1236–2475
Challenger
4000–4899
160
240–480
320
480–960
560
840–1680
880
1320–2640
Master
4900–5799
170
255–510
340
510–1020
595
891–1785
935
1401–2805
Champion
5800+
180
270–540
360
540–1080
630
945–1890
990
1485–2970

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