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Clash Royale Card Popularity Ranking

Check out what is the most popular card there is in the Clash Royale Arena!
Written by: Approved and Originally Published by: on May 22, 2017.
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Here's the latest popular cards roaming in the arena today! How many cards are in your current deck?

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Top 10: Goblin Barrel:


The Goblin Barrel is now included in the top most used cards in the game. As it can land anywhere in the arena and can topple down a building with a couple of stabs, these flying Goblins are getting popular.

Top 9: Valkyrie:


With Zap Bait decks swarming in the game, the Valkyrie is back as well. The Valkyrie can counter a bunch of swarmers in a swing. It can somehow hold the critical smashes of Elite Barbarians and can wreck towers if left unattended.

Top 8: Baby Dragon:


The Baby Dragon got noticed after its past buff. It now has a good amount of HP and splash damage. Since it's an air unit, Baby Dragons are mainly used for Lava - Loon decks.

Top 7: Minion Horde:


The Minion Horde is a risky card yet players gamble their elixir for the success of it. This horde is strong against beefy tanks and can easily take down towers if left ignored. In the current meta, this card is frequently seen in Bait, Swarm and Slow Push Decks.

Top 6: Fireball:


The Fireball climbed its way to the top 10 as more and more players wants to have a more direct and precise damage to enemy pushes. Unlike the Rocket, the Fireball only costs 4 elixirs and can also be the end of a pretty tight match.

Top 5: Arrows:


In exchange of Zap, players find the Arrows useful in taking down swarm troops. Also, the Arrows are a great deal against the Princess. It can kill it quick stopping it from further harm in your base.

Top 4: Hog Rider:


The Hog Rider lost his grip and landed on Top 9. With choices such as the Golem, Lava Hound, Giant, and even the Royal Giant there has been some close competitions on which card is going to be the star card. But rest assured, the Hog Rider is still in the Top 10 most popular cards in the arena.

Top 3: Wizard:


Wizards are often visible with slow push decks running in the arena. Though it is easy to stop with just a Fireball and Zap, leaving it behind will be a pain in the neck. Its heavy splash damage makes it special especially in supporting their tanks. The Wizard can also take down swarmers which are really popular in all arenas today.

Top 2: Zap:


With a soaring number of bait cycle deck users, players always count on on this most-loved spell in the arena, the Zap Spell. Not only that, Zap only costs 2-elixir and can stop/halt a bunch of big threats from the Sparky down to the Goblin Gang. It is one of the cards essential if you are climbing in the ladder ranking.

Top 1: Skeleton Army:


The Skarmy is still on the top spot in the current popularity ranking today. With only 3-elixir, it can do a lot of wonders, both offense and defense. It can blend with almost all decks making it viable in countering today's meta.

Your Thoughts?

This updated Card Popularity Ranking is more on AoE / Splash units. With swarm decks being one of the most popular strategies in the game, it is no wonder players tend to have a back up troop just in case their spells are running empty.

How about you? What keeps you busy in the arena today, Chief?

Feel free to share your thoughts on the list above by using the comments section.

Information is based on as of May 22, 2017

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Last modified: 22,05,2017

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