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Guide to Combat Boosts

Game of War Boosts – Head to Head Comparison Which combat boosts are best in Game of War? Not all boosts are created equal. Understanding the boosts is important for many decisions in Game of War including choosing gear to craft, selecting gems and research prioritisation. So I decided to put them to the test in a combat boost ‘Head ...

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The Best Combat Gear – Revealed

Equipment Gear

Which are the best items for combat? It is not an easy question to answer as items frequently offer multiple boosts. How do you compare an item offering 30% Troop Attack with one offering 20% Troop Health + 20% Defense Debuff? Hopefully this list will help solve the problem. It adds together all the combat boosts to find the items ...

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Guide to Winning KvKs (Part 1) – Troop Selection

Guide to Winning KvK Kill Events in Game of War Update: This article needs to updated to reflect the benefit of using meat shields. Please bear this in mind when reading! Part 1 – Troop Selection Winning Kingdom vs. Kingdom Kill Events can be tricky. The goal is simple, score more points than your opponent. Common sense would tell you ...

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T4 vs. T3 vs. T2 vs. T1 – Guide to Troop Tiers

Unlcoking T4 Troops

T3 vs. T4 Troops in Game of War There is a general perception that Tier 4 troops are  much stronger than Tier 3.  They are the pinnacle of troop strength in Game of War and a key component to any powerful army. But how much stronger? In my experience most players would guess around 3 x stronger. Well, I have ...

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Choosing Your Equipment – A Beginner’s Guide to Gear

Equipment Gear

Equipment Crafting Guide – The Basics There are over 400 pieces of equipment you can craft. How do you decide which ones to build? In this guide I’m going to talk to you through the basics. There is an awful lot of gear to choose from but as you will see, only a few are worth building. Your starting point ...

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Guide to Finding Materials

Materials

Looking For a Specific Material in Game of War? Where do I find x material? It is a common question in Game of War. The standard materials are the only ones that you can regularly get hold of all year round. Trying to get hold of a specific seasonal or monster material is much harder as we will see. Type ...

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Troop Health vs. Troop Defence: Which is Better?

Note: This article has been replace by the Guide to Combat Boosts which uses a more updated version of the battle calculator. Which is better troop health or troop defence ? It’s an obvious question, we are constantly having to choose between the two. What should I research next? What gear should I build? MZ has not given us much ...

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Optimum Attacking – Is a Balanced Army Best?

Should I attack with a balanced army or just one troop type? MZ created a rock, paper, scissors combat system to add tactical depth to the game. Rock bashes scissors, scissors cuts paper, paper wraps rock. Or does it? It was a system designed to make you think about your army composition and respond to your opponent’s decisions. Except there ...

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Strategic Troops vs. Regular: The Facts

Strategic Troops or Regular Troops – Which is Better? The age old question. Which should I research, which should I train……which one is better? As of now I have yet to see a convincing answer. So here goes. The answer based on the beauty of maths. Strategic Troops are better Perhaps that doesn’t surprise you. Anyone who has done any ...

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Hive and Pod Raiding

I wrote a guide for my alliance about coordinating attacks on pods and hives and thought it would be worth sharing here. Just to give some context, this was written when the kingdom was relatively young and power levels were comparatively low .   Pod Raid A pod raid is a coordinated attack against an enemy pod or hive with ...

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