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Hog Prince Bait Deck for Arena 6 and Above
A deck that has a number of counter cards and bait cards that can go to a crazy counter-push by just adding the Hog Rider or Prince.
Written by: Approved and Originally Published by: on August 8, 2017.
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Overview and Strength:

This deck is featured by Clash With Ash from statsroyale. It has a high win percentage in Arena 6 and mid arenas. It is a bait deck with good cards for countering and pushing. You use the Hog Rider, Baby Dragon, or Prince to tank for your Goblin Barrel while they do some work.

The strength of this deck is your cards. You have a lot of option on how you can start with a push. Make sure to bait out the opponent's spells first with your Minion Horde or Skeleton Army and then punish them with your tank + Goblin Barrel.

Find Similar Decks with Diff. Card Combos:
Hog Rider Decks Arena 6 Decks Prince Decks
Check out different deck combos with the Hog Rider.
Check how to work your way in Arena 6.
How to work your way with the Prince.

Hog Prince Bait Deck:

Baby Dragon Goblin Barrel Hog Rider Minion Horde
baby_dragon.png goblin_barrel.png hog_rider.png minion_horde.png
Prince Skeleton Army Wizard Zap
prince.png skeleton_army.png wizard.png zap.png

Card Roles:

  • Baby Dragon - He can act as your tank for your Goblin Barrel if your Hog Rider or Prince are not available. You can also do a Baby Dragon + Prince push if you want.
    • By the way, in low and mid arenas, the Baby D is almost always paired with the Prince, check out more of this card combo here: Baby Dragon Decks.
  • Goblin Barrel - The secret of this deck. Use them whenever the opponent uses his/her spells to get rid of your swarms.
  • Hog Rider - Tanker for your Goblin Barrel. A couple of hits from the Hog Rider can mean bad news for your foe.
  • Minion Horde - Bait deck. They can also slash through any incoming invaders and even go straight to a tower for a hit or two.
  • Prince - He can charge towards the tower or deal a great amount of damage against a tower locking unit.
  • Skeleton Army - Another bait deck. They can whittle down a high HP tank.
  • Wizard - Use him if you're also facing a bait deck.
  • Zap - This is to reset the Inferno Tower or to help eliminating swarms.

Clash Royale Strategy:

Ideal Strategy:

The Ideal Strategy of this deck is to bait out the opponent's spells by using your Minion Horde and Skeleton Army and go for a push with your Hog Rider + Goblin Barrel. You can also do a counter-push by using your Minion Horde with any tanky unit you have like the Prince or Baby Dragon.


You can either go slow and wait for your opponent's first push or go on offense by dropping a naked Hog Rider. With this move, you will know what cards your opponent has and you might also get a couple hits in. Counter your opponent's cards with your Skeleton Army to bait out a spell and then go for a Prince or Baby Dragon + Goblin Barrel push. Rinse and repeat.


This deck has a lot of defense cards. If you see that your opponent has an Inferno Tower or Inferno Dragon, use your Minion Horde against it and then drop the Hog Rider or Prince to tank them and then another Goblin Barrel to finish their tower.


Usual weakness for swarm decks are splash units but since you have other cards, you can easily get rid of them. You have your Prince to distract or the Baby Dragon while your Skeleton Army or Minion Horde finish the job.

Find Similar Decks with Diff. Card Combos:
Hog Rider Decks Arena 6 Decks Prince Decks
Check out different deck combos with the Hog Rider.
Check how to work your way in Arena 6.
How to work your way with the Prince.


CWA shares the best decks in mid arenas without any legendaries. Check out how he uses it in Arena 9 - Jungle Arena.

Final Overview:

This deck has a lot of win condition cards. It can be the Hog Rider, Prince, Goblin Barrel and even the Minion Horde if they are left unattended. It also has a good amount of counter cards to destroy an enemy's push. Play your cards well and think of what cards your opponent has to counter your swarms, distract them and go for a counter-push. This deck has a high amount of percentage wins in

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Last modified: 11, 09, 2017

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  • This decks sucks ass -- 13:09, 29 December 2018 (UTC)
  • omg this Deck works very well in arena 6 with tank troops and goblin barrels -- 04:28, 27 February 2018 (UTC)
  • I have been stuck in Arena 6 and 7 and this Deck really helped me a lot! -- 22:29, 10 August 2017 (UTC)
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