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Arrows - Arrows is a huge deterrent card, as it can one shot warm troops - Goblins, Spear Goblins, Goblin Barrel, Minions, Minion Hordes, Skeletons (from Tombstone, Skeleton Army, Witch, and Skeletons), Princess - and in most cases, put the Arrows caster at an elixir advantage. To effectively counter arrows, try to bait it out before plopping down your cheap swarm swarm. My personal favorite is to throw a preemptive Goblin Barrel which usually forces out the arrows before playing my Minion Swarm/Spear Gob/Gobs.
Bomber - Like arrows, Bomber trades very well vs swarm troops and Barbarians, especially if it is play…Read more >