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Hound Machine Deck for Arena 9 to 12 and Tournaments

Create an easy beatdown push with the Lava Hound and the Flying Machine.
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Hound Machine Deck for Arena 9 to 12 and Tournaments
flying_machine.png guards.png inferno-dragon.png lava_hound.png
miner.png minions.png poison.png zap.png


Category Evaluation
Offense Play the Lava Hound as you would play a Golem or a heavy tanker.
Use the Flying Machine and its range to deal damage to the enemy tower.
This deck also has the Miner for a cheap push with your support units.
Defense You have the Miner and Guards for ground troops.
Flying Machine and Minions for air and ground.
Inferno Dragon for heavy high HP troops.
Watch Out For Three Musketeers
Tornado + Executioner
Ranged splash units
Tested Working in Tournaments - Last Balance Update after Posting: January 24, 2018


Offensive Cards:

These are the cards you use for offensive pushes or offensive attacks:

lava_hound.png flying_machine.png miner.png

Win Conditions:

These cards can let you win the game or beat a tower when ignored by the enemy:

lava_hound.png flying_machine.png miner.png


You use the spell for attacking, defending, or countering:

zap.png poison.png
  • Note - Zap to reset Infernos and Sparkys, for ground and aerial swarms. Poison for defense buildings, tower chip damage, and swarms.


Defensive Cards:

These are the cards you use for defending or supporting your pushes:

guards.png flying_machine.png inferno-dragon.png minions.png
  • Note - You can also use your Miner for defense if necessary.

Anti- Air:

These are the cards against flying units:

flying_machine.png minions.png inferno-dragon.png
  • Note - These three are effective in stopping aerials.

Elixir Collector Counter:

These are the cards you can use against the Elixir Collector:

poison.png miner.png

Three Musketeers Response:

The Three Musketeers can beat towers when left alone. Here's what you should use:

miner.png guards.png

Note - This deck is weak against the 3M. You can use the Miner to tank and any of your cheap troops to counter.



These are the cards that are normally played together:

Ideal Push
lava_hound.png flying_machine.png poison.png
Miner Push
miner.png minions.png poison.png
guards.png minions.png inferno-dragon.png

Card Counter Sheet:

Your Cards Best Against Can Be Countered By
flying_machine.png Balloon
Lava Hound
Baby Dragon
Ground Units
Aerial Units
Aerial Swarms
guards.png Single Target Units
Tower Locking Units
The Log
inferno-dragon.png Giant
Royal Giant
Hog Rider
Mega Knight
Tanky Units
Electro Wizard
Aerial Swarms
lava_hound.png Crown Towers
Minion Horde
Inferno Dragon
Inferno Tower
Ranged Units
miner.png Crown Towers
Elixir Collector
Ground Swarms
Aerial Swarms
minions.png Graveyard
Lava Hound
Ground Units
Aerial Units
Ranged Units
poison.png Ground Swarms
Aerial Swarms
zap.png Sparky
Inferno Dragon
Inferno Tower
Ground Swarms
Aerial Swarms


CWA features Dharanikota from Sandstorm and shows us how he dominates Challenges with this Lava Hound deck with the help from the Flying Machine.

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