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How to Counter the Giant Snowball
Here's how you can counter this 2-elixir wide-radius slowdown spell!
Written by: Approved and Originally Published by: on June 25, 2018.
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The Giant Snowball is unlockable in Arena 8 - Frozen Peak. It has a very low DMG but has a wide radius. It is still strong enough to stop low HP units such as the Skeleton Army and Spear Goblins.

This 2-elixir common spell card hopes to be an alternative choice for cheap spells such as Zap and The Log.

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For a cheap 2-elixir card, players can eliminate low HP units such as Skeletons, Spear Goblins, and Skeleton Army. Aside from getting rid of swarms, it can also target both air and ground and give them a slowdown effect just like an Ice Wizard.

How to Counter the Giant Snowball:

Since the Giant Snowball is a spell card, you can not really counter it. But, you can use cheap units to lure it out.

Cheap Units:

Skeletons Spear Goblins Skeleton Army Skeleton Barrel
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These cards have low enough HP that the Giant Snowball can easily eliminate them. Use these cheap units to lure the Giant Snowball.

Decks that may Counter the Rascals:

Mortar Rascals Skele-Barrel Deck for Arena 12 Rascals Hog Cycle Bait Deck for Arena 9 Tournaments
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Broken Mortar Rascals Deck for Arena 9 to 12 and Challenges BigSpin Rascals GY Ladder Deck for Arena 9 to 12
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The Giant Snowball wants to compete with the usual Zap and The Log in terms of usage rate. It has its own strengths such as a wider radius and a slowdown effect. It is also cheap at 2-elixir for a fast cycle. You can counter this spell card by using bait-able troops.

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Last modified: 25, 06, 2018

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