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"Nothing says 'STAY OUT' quite like a good old-fashioned hidden bomb."

Bomb1and2 Bomb3and4 Bomb5
Level 1 & 2 Level 3 & 4 Level 5 & 6

  • Summary
    • Bombs are inexpensive structures that remain hidden until they are activated by an attacking troop moving into their trigger radius.
    • Once activated, Bombs must be re-armed in order to be a part of the next defensive Layout.
    • Although they are the weakest of all Traps, Bombs can still have a positive impact on the effectiveness of a village's defense if properly placed, but make sure they are always re-armed. For example, if your village successfully defends an attack while you are not playing, but several of your Bombs are triggered, then any attacks after that will not have to deal with those Bombs until you re-arm them.
    • Even though Bombs are classified as "Defensive Buildings", they are not buildings and do not need to be triggered/destroyed for your enemy to reach 100% destruction (nor do they count toward it).
    • The Bomb explodes approximately 1.5 seconds after an enemy comes into proximity, causing splash damage. It works well near outside of village so larger areas of Troops are weakened before breaking through.
    • By itself, a single Bomb will not do a great deal of damage to even the weakest of Troops (although every bit helps). However, several Bombs in a cluster can significantly damage or even destroy an entire group of Archers or Goblins, for instance.

  • Defensive Strategy
    • One defensive strategy commonly used for the placement of Bombs is to place them around the outside of the base mostly to prevent large numbers of tier 1 troops (and sometimes Giants, too).
    • Alternatively people decide to create little sections on the outside of their base which contain a defense and are open for a Giant to walk in as a trap for them. People like to wipe out a Giant by placing a Spring Trap at the entry to these outer spaces.
    • Be cautious when upgrading the Bomb as this will reveal its location to future attackers. Combat this by relocating it during the upgrade period. A Bomb cannot be triggered during an upgrade.
    • Placing two Bombs side by side is a good strategy to kill or severely damage tier one troops, especially Archers!

  • Upgrade Differences
    • At level 3, the Bomb becomes a little bigger and gains 4 golden spikes around its circumference.
    • At level 5, the Bomb is encased in a metal shell that has 4 golden spikes and several golden bumps on its surface.

  • Icons Description
    • Icon Info
      - Pressing this icon displays information about the Bomb such as Level, Damage, Damage Per Radius, Re-arm cost, Trigger Radius, Damage Type, Favorite Target and Targets.
    • Icon Upgrade
      - Pressing this icon upgrades the Bomb to the next level if you have enough resources and a free Builder. When the Bomb is at maximum level this icon is not shown.
    • Icon FinishNow
      - Pressing this icon finishes an upgrade currently in progress by paying the displayed number of Gems. This icon is only displayed while an upgrade is in progress.
    • Icon Cancel
      - Pressing this icon cancels the upgrade currently in progress. This icon is only displayed while an upgrade is in progress.
    • Icon ReArm
      - Pressing this icon re-arms the Bomb. This icon is only displayed when your Bomb was triggered in a enemy attack.
    • Icon ReArmAll
      - Pressing this icon re-arms all Traps. This icon is only displayed when your Traps were triggered in a enemy attack.
Town Hall Level 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Number Available 0 0 2 2 4 4 6 6 6 6
Level Damage Cost Gold Re-Arm Cost Gold Build Time Experience Gained XP Town Hall Level Required
1 12 400 400 Instant 0 2
2 16 1,000 500 15 minutes 30 3
3 20 10,000 600 2 hours 84 5
4 26 100,000 700 8 hours 169 7
5 34 1,000,000 800 1 day 293 8
6 42 1,500,000 900 2 days 415 9
Trigger Radius Damage Radius Damage Type Favorite Target Targets
1.5 tiles 3 tiles Area Splash Any Ground

For additional statistics and information, see the Unit Calculators page.

Defensive Buildings Cannon • Archer Tower • Mortar • Air Defense • Wizard Tower • Hidden Tesla • X-Bow • Inferno Tower • Walls
Traps: Bomb • Spring Trap • Giant Bomb • Air Bomb • Seeking Air Mine
Resource Buildings Gold Mine • Elixir Collector • Dark Elixir Drill • Gold Storage • Elixir Storage • Dark Elixir Storage • Builder's Hut
Army Buildings Army Camp • Barracks • Dark Barracks • Laboratory • Spell Factory • Barbarian King Altar • Archer Queen Altar
Other Buildings Town Hall • Clan Castle • Decorations • Obstacles

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