Troop Cards By Clash Royal 2016-06-21 19:47:29

“Three ruthless bone brothers with shields. Knock off their shields and all that’s left are three ruthless bone brothers.”

  • The Guards are unlockable from the Royal Arena (Arena 7).
  • It spawns three single target, melee with low hitpoints.
  • They seem to have an underbite, similar to the .
  • The Guards are slightly larger than regular , roughly the size of a .

  • The Guards can counter high damage, single target troops, as their shield allows them to survive an extra hit.
    • The Guards’ shields prevent them from being killed in one hit by spell .
    • The Guards can be used effectively to counter a lone . With their shield, they can withstand a blow from the and destroy it before it shoots a second time.
  • The Guards can be countered with Area Damage troops or buildings. The and are most effective, but theWizard or the are also good (but expensive) options.
    • may only take out the Guards’ shields and may not kill them entirely. This does render them without a shield, however, leaving them vulnerable to attacks.
  • It can be noted that when the Guards lose their shield, they take a slight knockback, much like how small troops take knockback when hit by the .

  • The Guards were added to the game on 3/5/16 with the May Update.
  • On 18/5/16, a Balance Update increased The Guard’s hitpoints and damage by 8%.
  • On 21/6/16, a Balance Update removed pushback when their shields break.
  • The Guards is one of the 9 associated with .
  • The Guards and are the only 2 to have a shield along with their own health.
    • Similarly, both have an Epic rarity, and both are unlocked at Arena 7.
  • The Guards are one the two cheapest Epic in the game, the other being the Spell, which also costs 3 .
  • No matter how much damage is inflicted onto the shield, the guard behind it will remain intact, just like the . This means that not even a can destroy a Guard while it still has its shield.

Hit Speed Speed Deploy Time Range Target Cost Count Type Rarity
1.2 sec Fast 1 sec Melee Ground 3 x3 Troop Epic


Level Hitpoints Shield Hitpoints Damage Damage per second
1 65 150 65 54
2 71 165 71 59
3 78 181 78 65
4 86 199 86 71
5 94 219 94 78
6 104 240 104 86
7 114 264 114 95
8 125 289 125 104