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We introduced some great decks from our past article and now we will be focusing on an air troop that can regularly wreck towers if used with proper supporting troops, the Balloon.


Overview:

Owning a Balloon for some is just a piece of cake. The balloon (Arena 2) Bone Pit. However, I only got my Balloon when I reached Arena 4 and took me a long time before I can use it properly.

Leveling it up is a must. If you tend to use it in higher Clash Royale arenas without upgrading, it can be killed easily by high-level troops. This was my main problem when I tried to use him as a major troop in my deck at the end of Arena 4 climbing to Arena 5. You will be in a disadvantage position if this happens.

Deck Strength:

With a bulky HP that your Giant and Baby Dragon possess, the other cards in this deck can surely provide the needed support in cleaning a particular lane for your Balloon to reach a crown tower. Each card has its own use in terms of offense and defense. In times of desperation, they can also provide you a big hand for any of them deals severe damage in any troops ahead. With an average elixir cost of 4.3, this deck can make you reach Arena 5 accordingly.

Balloon + Giant Deck for Arenas 2 to 4

Goblin Hut Bomber Fireball Balloon
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Giant Baby Dragon Musketeer Arrows
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Card Roles:

  • Goblin Hut. Use it for a limited production of Spear Goblins that can help you wreck havoc on any of your opponent’s towers. This building card can also serve as your temporary defense to distract any troops that will try to destroy your crown tower. With the swarm it can contribute, you can pressure a lane successfully.
  • Bomber. Your ultimate ground splasher. Pair him behind of the Giant for full support. Bombers hold a distressing damage specifically to those big HP troops. Their attack might be limited to the ground, but pairing it with an air troop attacker will deliver major damage to the opponent.
  • Fireball. This spell card can turn the game upside down for it can significantly damage a crown tower. Using it against troops, just like the Arrows will be a great move if the situation asks for it.
  • Balloon. The main star of your deck. Bring it on the battlefield with your Baby Dragon or a Giant to cover it and reach the tower of your dreams! Don’t leave it flying alone for it can be taken down easily.
  • Giant. Ultimate damage absorber. You can use him with your Bomber or Baby Dragon to help you walk smoothly towards the tower. This damage soaker will also help your Balloon to push and annihilate a tower.
  • Baby Dragon. Air and ground killer. Can deal a lot of damage to either ground or air troops. The Baby Dragon can be used to defend especially to swarm troops.
  • Musketeer. Her range and hurtful damage can help and deal with such biggies ahead. Always place her at the back of any tank troop to use her gun at full extent. Once she locked her attention to the tower, expect that a grim damage has been delivered.
  • Arrows. Same with the Fireball, Arrows can help you in wiping out any incoming troops to destroy your tower and may also be used in wiping out a bunch of low HP troops that will try to cease the movement of your troops.

Battle Strategy:

First, drop your Goblin Hut in your chosen lane. Once your opponent made a move, analyze if you need to counter them by troops or any of your spell cards. Shoot a Fireball or Arrows onto swarm troops and if needed, drop a Musketeer for full support. Try to keep on doing this combo until you reach the second part of the game wherein you have checked all the cards that your opponent brought.

In the second phase, after defending your tower, you can now make a team by dropping your Balloon at the back of your chosen crown tower, and wait for your Giant to be available. Once you have done this, you must also have the spare elixir needed to drop your Baby Dragon to deal any with any troops ahead. Make your Bomber as a reserve, place it at the back of your Giant with a good distance to avoid the possible incoming Fireball, Arrows, or a horde of troops. Repeat the strategy to keep the constant pressure and before you reach the final minute of the game, a crown tower has been knocked down, already.

If your crown towers are still up and have the feeling of dominance towards your opponent, you can try to make a 3-crown gameplay. But if your enemy is as eager to win as you are, play the 1-crown strategy gameplay. By this, you can secure your victory and will keep on advancing on higher arenas.

Deck Weakness:

This deck relies on the HP of your Giant soaking all the damage most of the time for your Balloon to move forward giving it a hard time if building cards are visible in your opponent’s base. We recommend you to either make a team with a Baby Dragon or Musketeer in utilizing the Giant + Balloon combo if possible. Making them separate if this happens, it will be a tough game to beat.

Related Arena 2 & Above Deck Strategies:

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Anti Spawner Deck to Obliterate Huts in Arena 3
Since Spawner Decks are here to stay, we found an Anti Spawner deck that can help you defeat them in Arena 3.

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Clash Royale Arena 4 Control Deck
If you are a fairly balanced Clash Royale player who likes to do both offense and defense, it's time to take note of this strategy which can help you in Arena 4.

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Freeze Hog + Rocket Strategy for Arena 5 & Above
With the Rocket, your Hog Freeze strategy can benefit from its high attack when trying to demolish a tower or two.

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Overall:

The Balloon Deck might not be as famous as the Hog + Freeze combo but can be very deadly if mastered. This Clash Royale deck can help you climb and bag trophies as long as you play these cards properly. Every card stands a good position aiding each move you make on both offense and defense. Special thanks to Ash for sharing this deck!

Last modified: 6, 01, 2017

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  • ok -- 20:24, 5 March 2018 (UTC)
  • Awesome! Glad it worked out for you! :) -- 15:00, 26 July 2016 (UTC)
  • Pretty good! -- 07:05, 26 July 2016 (UTC)
  • K -- 00:25, 22 July 2016 (UTC)
  • K -- 00:25, 22 July 2016 (UTC)
  • K -- 00:25, 22 July 2016 (UTC)
  • For people who said this deck is bad,it's fine for me -- 05:54, 26 June 2016 (UTC)
  • For people who said this deck is bad,it's fine for me -- 05:05, 26 June 2016 (UTC)
  • FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, PLEASE SUBMIT POSSIBLE SUBSTITUTES, AS THIS GAME DOES NOT PROVIDE ALL OF THE CARDS TO ALL PLAYERS!!! -- 05:10, 25 June 2016 (UTC)
  • What's the problem? Did you drop the Balloon immediately after deploying the giant? :)))) -- 03:21, 22 June 2016 (UTC)
  • I can say one thing: u have taught me that the internet is a horrible source for GOOD clash royale decks -- 14:36, 10 June 2016 (UTC)
  • I can say one thing: u have taught me that the internet is a horrible source for GOOD clash royale decks -- 14:36, 10 June 2016 (UTC)