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The Hog Rider is very fast, but we'll teach you ways on how to make him stop at his tracks.

Overview:

The Hog Rider is probably the fastest troop in all Clash Royale cards and he can jump over rivers too.

He does have a high HP like a Giant but he has glaring weaknesses that can enable us to take him down.

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Strength:

With very fast speed, this card can out maneuver anything on his path. He is best partnered with a Freeze Spell to do maximum damage to any building or Crown Tower alike. An unhindered Hog Rider can bring doom to any opposing player.

How To Counter The Hog Rider:

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Since Hog Riders focus on buildings and towers, putting four Barbarians on his way will make him stare death in the face. Tombstones however made use of his love of buildings and towers because once destroyed, it will spawn four Skeletons that will surely destroy his path. The third one will be Minion Hordes, they are aerial troops so this rider won't take notice of them. And the last one will be Skeleton Army that will surely swarm its way around the Hog Rider.

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Related Hog Rider Guides:

Hog Rider Without Freeze Strategy Guide for Arena 4 and Above

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Contrary to popular opinion, it is possible to create a Hog Rider deck without having the Freeze Spell.

Since Hog Rider and Freeze Spell are such good partners, we wrote down an article just in case you still don't have that Freeze on your hands. This is perfect for Arena 4.

Hog Rider Freeze Deck Strategy For Arena 5 & Above!

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Here is a super duo of the Hog Rider and Freeze Spell that will help you climb up the Clash Royale ladder to success!

The classic Hog Rider and Freeze Spell is very popular these days in mid-level arenas.

Freeze Hog + Rocket Strategy for Arena 5 & Above

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With the Rocket, your Hog Freeze strategy can benefit from its high attack when trying to demolish a tower or two.

The Hog Freeze strategy partnered with a Rocket provides quick and efficient way for taking out opponents.


You don't need to always put the defense of your towers near it. In the case of the Hog Rider, it is best to put it on top or in front of him right away. As we said, he is extremely fast and locked on to any near building or Crown Tower. It is best to counter him right away - just after he crosses that bride and you're good to go.

If you have any deck suggestions, strategies, or questions, just use the comment box. We'll help you out.

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  • skarmy is 3 elixir not 4, noob -- 23:00, 30 October 2017 (UTC)
  • Cannons > Tombstone> other buildings>> Swarms; -- 09:41, 25 November 2016 (UTC)
  • the best way to counter is not swarms, but buildings. -- 09:39, 25 November 2016 (UTC)
  • Yep, they can! :) -- 14:15, 18 October 2016 (UTC)
  • Cannons/Teslas, Mega Minion, Guards, Ice Wizard-> All these cards cost cheaper to counter a lone Hog -- 12:18, 18 October 2016 (UTC)