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Strategy Series #6: What about heroes? (A short overview....)

Let's talk a bit about heroes!

At TownHall 7 (TH7), you get your first hero - the Barbarian King (BK).  He can be upgraded to level 5, where you'll get your first gander at his "special ability", the Iron Fist.  Commonly used when the BK is at or below half his health, you simply tap the BK icon in the troop bar a second time to activate the ability.  He'll rage and several barbarians will appear to offer him additional support.  It's pretty neat.  At TH8, you can upgrade him another 5 levels to level 10; the next upgrade point for Iron Fist.

At TH9, you get the Archer Queen (AQ).  The AQ's special ability kicks in at level 5 as well; it's the "Royal Cloak".  This ability summons several archers to the AQ's side, and she turns invincible for a short while.  (BTW, this is a great time to heal her as she is not taking fire from enemy defenses.)
TH9 allows you to upgrade both the AQ and BK as high as level 30.  Level 30 heroes are formidabl…

Journal of a Rusher - TH9....

The time has come!

After a bit of traveling for work, and a solid run of building my games, I finally pulled the pin on the TH9 upgrade for Clash Maniac.  It was long overdue, but we were warring a lot, then there was finishing off the TH6 and TH7 games....

I took advantage of the $9.99 new TH package deal to get the level 2 x-bow, gold, AQ, and gems then bought the Black Friday package for 125K DE and gems.  This allowed me to immediately drop everything and start upgrades right away.  I have ten days of shield up and I'm boosting collectors to bulk up on resources while I start catching up the new with the old.

This is how I typically run TH upgrades, although the booster packs are definitely kicking things up a notch.  Through TH9, I nearly always put up 10-14 days of shields and boost collectors to generate some extra resources for upgrades.  I usually have my lab upgrading as well, although I chose to work a bit on my Archer Queen (AQ) this time around since the Black Friday …