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There are many different hints that show up on the loading screen when you launch the game. Each hint will give you good tips into the game.
Once upon a time in a clearing in a magical forest...
Clearing obstacles like rocks and trees sometimes rewards you with Gems
Troops in the Clan Castle will defend your village
Troops in the Camps are for attacking only - they won't defend your village
An active Shield protects you from all attacks
You get a free Shield if an attacker destroys your village
If you attack another player while you have an active Shield, you will lose the Shield
You can attack the Goblin Horde (play single player missions) without losing your active Shield
Upgrade your Town Hall to unlock new buildings and new upgrade levels for your current buildings
If you see an offensive message in the chat, tap it and choose "Report" to report the player.
Use chat reporting only when necessary - don't get carried away!
Never give out your Game Center password to anyone.
Supercell employees will never ask you for your Game Center password.
Archer Towers can target both air and ground units
You can't cancel upgrades in the Laboratory once they are started. Plan ahead!
You can set the X-Bow to attack only ground targets at long range.
Upgrade your Cannons to improve your defense against intruders
Defensive buildings like Cannons can't shoot while they are being upgraded
Even if your village is completely destroyed, you always keep some of your Gold and Elixir
Building good defenses is just as important as aggressive attacking
Barbarians tend to attack the nearest thing, regardless of building type
Goblins deal double damage to resource buildings
Giants prefer to attack defensive structures like Cannons
Giants can take a lot of damage. Deploy them first to draw the defenders' attention.
Cannons can only shoot at ground units
You can Boost the production rate of Spell Factory with Gems.
Your Hero can attack enemy villages or guard it against enemy attack.
Want more loot? Join a League and get a Loot Bonus for every successful attack!
All Trophies that you win are deducted from your opponents' trophies
The Rage Spell creates a ring of rage that makes your units stronger and faster while inside.
Upgrade the Jump Spell to give your units more time to jump over walls.
Earn more trophies to move up to a higher League level. Higher level Leagues give better Loot Bonuses!
Is P.E.K.K.A a knight? A samurai? A robot? No one knows!
Upgrade your walls to slow down the enemy
The Dragon is a mighty flying unit that can attack both ground and air targets
You can end a battle and be victorious when you have won at least one star in it.
The Lightning Spell damages units and buildings in a small area.
The Healing Spell creates a ring of healing that heals your units while inside.
The damage statistic in unit and turret info is measured as Damage Per Second.
The Freeze Spell prevents buildings and ground troops from defending within its radius.
Upgrade the Freeze Spell to disable defenses for a longer time.
Join the Clash of Clans Forums! Look in Settings - Help and Support.
X-Bow uses Elixir as ammo. Remember to reload it after enemy attacks!
The Inferno Tower damage rate resets to the minimum each time it switches targets.
You can Boost the production rate of Gold Mines and Elixir Collectors with Gems once they are upgraded to level 5.
You can Boost the training speed of Barracks with Gems.
The battle ends when you have expended all your troops, clan reinforcements and damaging spells.
The armor on P.E.K.K.A. is so heavy that the Spring Trap does not work on her.
You can use Dark Elixir to summon the mightiest Heroes in the realm!
Each League Season lasts for two weeks.
The Witch is highly vulnerable when all of her skeletons have been destroyed
The Inferno Tower can deal devastating damage to units it stays focused on.
Healers can heal your ground units, but won't attack enemies
The Witch's projectile attack may be weak, but her summoned skeletons can distract defenses relentlessly
The Jump Spell creates a temporary path over enemy walls for your troops to follow
The Barbarian King is the strongest of them all. His consumption of Dark Elixir has made him grow bigger than Giants
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