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Clash of Clans Update: 5 Things to Expect



Earlier this summer one of the biggest updates in history arrived for the extremely popular mobile game Clash of Clans. The update brought new level 5 dragons, three brand new spells and tons of improvements, but the developers aren’t done. This weekend they started teasing another update, and here we’ll be going over five things gamers can expect from the next Clash of Clans update.

With more than 150 million installs on iOS, and over 100 million Android users this is one of the most popular games around, and with good reason. Updates consistently improve the gameplay, add new features, and keep things exciting for the millions of players.

Read: Clash of Clans 2015 Update: 8 New Features

Just as they did during the massive update on July 1st, this weekend Supercell started teasing another “big update” to Clash, starting with a few sneak peeks regarding what’s coming soon. We know about at least two major changes, but more will be coming later this week.

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In the more than two years that I’ve been playing Clash of Clans tons of new things have been added to the game. We received new troops, additional spells, higher dragons, a fourth Mortar, the air sweeper to handle those Balloon raids and much much more. And more is coming soon. We’re not sure if these teasers are for the big late October update, or if we’ll see an update arrive this month, and then another during ClashCon at the end of next month. That all said, here’s what gamers should know.

This morning the developers of Clash of Clans unveiled a dangerous Lightning Spell level 7, making it the post powerful spell ever, one that was somewhat rendered pointless after the update back in July. The summer update delivered three new spells, and made lightning ineffective against storages, which was what most gamers used the spell for. See the new level 7 lightning in action below.

In the next major Clash of Clans update, lightning spell at level 5 and 6 will be much stronger, a new level 7 will be unlocked for TH10 players, and it’s accuracy and range of damage will be smaller. Meaning it will be more accurate when dropped, hitting targets with more precision, rather than being so unpredictable. That said, it will still take three maxed lightning spells to take out highly upgraded air defense units, not two as many expected. Not to mention gamers will need to be more accurate in the drop and timing of the spell, especially while taking out clan castle troops.

This is just one or two things of many coming in the next Clash of Clans update, and below are a few more details regarding what to expect in the future.

Lightning Spell Level 7

Lightning Spell Level 7

 As we mentioned above, the first confirmed new feature for the next Clash of Clans update will in fact be level 7 lightning spells for TH10 players. This could make lightning spells worth using again, but that isn't all they changed.

As you saw in the video above, the spells are more accurate, more powerful, and level 5-6 spells received a boost in power as well. Making them better for current gamers, and giving maxed TH10 players another item to save up for, and upgrade.

Now we can use three lightning spells to take out an air defense, or two and an Earthquake spell, then use some Rage or Haste spells with an all dragon or balloons raid. This should bring yet another dynamic to attacks, adding one more strategy worth considering.



  1. Luke Harding

    09/14/2015 at 12:52 pm

    There’s already level 11 walls. Not sure what you mean about only level 10 walls.

  2. hn

    09/14/2015 at 4:20 pm

    App crash after update

  3. emory

    09/14/2015 at 5:43 pm

    yeah, There are already level 10 and level 11 walls. But i totaly agree. town hall 11, new hero, new troops!!!!!!!! freaking awesome!!!!

  4. Roberto Renteria

    09/14/2015 at 9:10 pm

    Why not make an update where your able to assist a fellow clanmate with your heoroes on the war or a regular raid. This will be awesome and exiting to see this

  5. Sem Rothana

    09/14/2015 at 10:31 pm

    when are you update new town hall?

  6. dane

    09/14/2015 at 11:46 pm

    overlord giant

  7. Dale Beckles

    09/15/2015 at 1:18 am

    What would be so freaking great is if clash of clans would bring this wildly popular games to all platforms especially WINDOWS PHONES

    • Philippe Newman

      09/15/2015 at 10:36 am


    • asdjajd jdeajsfow

      09/16/2015 at 9:50 am

      windows phones are crap for all games except xbox which means they suck

  8. Alvie

    09/15/2015 at 2:46 am

    Plz bring town hall 10 soon

  9. Data Point

    09/15/2015 at 6:56 am

    Can we fix global while we’re at it..?

  10. unduffytable

    09/15/2015 at 8:05 am

    @Dale Beckles lol windows phones

  11. Yash

    09/15/2015 at 9:52 am

    We need more walls for covering our defence..if u can bring some more walls thats will be fine for all coc players…

  12. AjTheDane

    09/15/2015 at 9:53 am

    Would be cool if we could make 4 stars on a base in war! 1 for 50% 1 for 75% 1 for 100% and 1 for Town Hall.
    Would make wars Alot more fun i think :)

  13. Ben Dover

    09/15/2015 at 11:43 am

    Id Love to see a new Hero… The Wizard Prince

  14. Class

    09/15/2015 at 5:47 pm

    This could have been written by a high school student. Come on

  15. HaugaardLV

    09/16/2015 at 10:47 am

    1) Make missions like in Boom Beach where the entire clan should try and destroy a computer village by working together.

    2) Having a “sand box” where you could attack your own base / war base plus other clan members bases with different troops in order to be able to improve base designs!! (SuperCell could even charge 1 gem for every 3 attacks in the “sand box” or something like that if wanted to).

    • Connor Keating

      09/16/2015 at 11:48 am

      That’s called mod, which is against SC’s TOS.

  16. Joy Nelson (@joy10702)

    09/16/2015 at 1:46 pm

    I would really love if they make 1 more research center 1 for elixr troops and another 1 for dark elixr troops

  17. Beth

    09/16/2015 at 2:30 pm

    I love lash of clans nomatter what lol

  18. Kevin

    09/16/2015 at 8:43 pm

    when is the update coming out

  19. baby girl

    09/17/2015 at 7:15 am

    It would b so exciting wen we can choose clans for war….*_* like having war wit our friends clan ;) more fun pliz put dis in UA new update n make our village bigger den we r having now its too tight….!! N it looks messy

  20. Ryan

    10/12/2015 at 10:55 pm

    Would be really cool to be able to search and declare war on clans

  21. Stonecrusher

    10/16/2015 at 12:49 am

    1. Make the grid slightly larger, say 2-4 in both directions.
    2. allow cooking of larger armies with ability to create 2, or 3 battle groups (with group limit based on camp levvels). So you could go out to attack and choose which group to deploy for that raid. u could go out with an air set, gowipe and gowiwi with different spells for each. U only get to choose one for that raid.
    3. Allow donation of spells in CC.
    4. Allow donation of loot in CC.
    5. L50 Heroes
    6. Limited number of anti jump walls.
    7. Aerial hero: Dragon
    8. Provide search parameters create search preference for trophy count when pushing, or loot when farming.

  22. hamhack

    12/07/2015 at 12:35 pm

    a new town hall 11 is coll

  23. hamhack

    12/07/2015 at 12:36 pm

    cool new town hall 11 what day is the town hall 13

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