The skeletons are weak individually, but when they are in a team, that's a different story.

Without a doubt, a lot of mobile gamer are now hooked on playing Clash Royale. Like its predecessor, Clash Royale is a real time battle arena where you can choose your, deck manage your card and solidify some defense and attacks.

You can freely experiment and execute an efficient combination of cards like a Giant and Skeleton Army pairing, that will absolutely distract your rival’s tower resulting to a powerful and successful attacks.


The Skeleton Army can be obtained from the training camp and  consists of 20 Skeletons, which is a lot. They are effective on distracting and suppressing slow moving troops. The Skeleton Army is unlockable in the Training Camp.


They could still be a force to reckon with when paired and working with high hp cards like Giant. The Clash Royale Skeleton Army can play a valuable role as a distractor before dropping a tanker to do the heavy damage on the opposing field unit. Due to their high numbers, Skeleton Army is is an effective troop to go against high hit point opponents like P.E.K.K.A and Giants. 


These little fellows are vulnerable to wide range attacks like the Fireball, Arrows, Valkyrie, and Bomber. And they have the lowest HP so they are not recommended to use as an offense card.

Skeleton Army Deck Strategy

The Skeleton Army is effective and can easily eliminate high damaging and single targeting troops such as Hogs, Giants, Prince and P.E.K.K.A. Also, Skeleton Army is also an effective troop against slow high hitpoints like Giants.

The following strategy are much more effective if the attacker has made it inside your field. You can simply drop them off when the troops of the opposing side is on the range of your tower, this way, the tower can assist and aid in with the attack. 

How to counter the Skeleton Army:

Here we included some ways to counter the swarm that is the skeleton army.

Related Guides and Deck Strategies

The higher the trophies, the better cards you receive. The better the cards, the faster you can reach Clash Royale's Arena 3 to 7! Here are some tips, Chief!

Want to crush your opponent morale? Then try this deck that can utterly destroy both sides of the enemy's territory!

If you have been confronted by too much Prince and Giant Skeletons, the perfect counter is none other than the Skeleton Army Deck.

Spells are not usually main cards but support or for defense, but this time, we will focus on it.



Clash Royale is about strategy, so at the end of the day you have to be focused and manage a well-balanced deck that will help you. With that said, the Skeleton Army can be a nice addition to your deck if you think you are constantly getting beaten by the likes of the Prince, Giant, and the Mini P.E.K.K.A.


Hit Speed Speed Deploy Time Range Target Cost Count Rarity Type
1.3 sec Fast 1 sec Melee Ground 4 x4 Epic Troop
Level HP Damage Damage Per Second
1 30 30 30
2 33 33 33
3 36 36 36
4 40 40 40
5 43 43 43
6 48 48 48
7 52 52 52
8 57 57 57

Last modified: 26,06,2018

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  • Matteo6 -- 15:49, 31 December 2017 (UTC)
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