Best Clash Royale Cards


The Top Ten

1 Prince

Use prince with a princess. The prince takes out the single troops while the princess takes out the swarms. Although it can lose to troops like mega knight, the prince might defeat it with its charge

The prince is amazing when he is paired with the log and freeze. If those cards are in my starting hand I can usually take an entire tower.

Prince is for virgins

I'm in Challenger 2 and my prince still usually gets the charge and a few hits on the tower. It is a really good card and the only card that can really stop it is witch or tombstone. Skarmy and goblin gang and other area cards can just be zapped or logs. Prince is also really good at defense; it can easily kill wizard and it can shred royal giant. I recommend using this card. by the way I am clash royale nerd.

2 Hog Rider Hog Rider

The legit best card in the game. Prince sucks Hog Rider should be first

He always gives me the win



3 Electro Wizard

Very good if it is behind a tank as the inferno dragon and inferno tower are useless

If the stun was a tenth of a second more the electro wizard could beat almost all tanks in a 1v1

Very overpowered and counters too many cards. Needs to be nerfed.


4 Baby Dragon

Baby Dragon is awesome it really gets the job done.

Baby dragon sucks

The prince if for hoes

The prince is so bad. I use this in every deck. And if you use it with a tank card it's op

5 Inferno Dragon

It's adorable, powerful and a Mega Knight killer!

The best

This troop breath is made of lava!

This is the best card for most decks, but it is not as good in higher arenas like arena 11 because everybody has a electro wizard.

6 P.E.K.K.A.

Super op should be in the top of the list

Potential to get value on the defense and play a very tricky offense on the roll. Place support cards and spells to rid of the counters and the pekka Blitz' past anything in its path

Pekka Means PEnis

Good at attack

7 The Executioner

Overpowered damage now paired with torney
Also play mine craft and splatoon 2

It litterly does like a billion damage

I like butt

When Will his arm fall off? its only a matter of time REEE

8 Mega Knight

Best card but it is best for both attack and defense - AliHadiBaloch

Mega knight is powerful

The killer of all cards, does splash damage, and is clearly the best card in the game!

Rajneesh Jain created this

Can easily destroy an opponents push

9 Zap Zap

Zap has won me too many games

Cheap, and can weaken a decent sized group of troops, and resets x bow and troOps that target towers

This is good for skeleton armies, goblins level 6 or under, and minions level 5 or under. It's also good for towers with barely any damage. Beats the poison. It's got shocking results.

You like Electro-wizard huh? Well here is a spell for half the price and is a common so you can upgrade

10 Skeleton Army

Counters so many things & is good on the offense with other cards!

Easily can be countered, but still is the best card in the game

Best counters for all sorts of tanks,etc

#best card in the game
have it in every single deck of mine


The Contenders

11 Princess

OK so princess is great for swarms goblins minions no probably and she has insane range. Play it with golem and prince mega knight is dead

It is the only card that can take a tower without taking damage

Princess should be top prince is trash

Weak, but strong as amazing range

12 The Log

The log more like the peeing on the fence

Amazing card, can save you from getting hit from hogs and co,

Knocks back cards, kills skeles and princess, does moderate damage, only 2 elixer!

I love log so much, such an exceptional card against hordes if enemies, and for 2 elixir, that's extremely good. It's also a good card to knock back enemies from hitting your tower. It also does a decent amount of damage for 2 elixir. Definitely deserves to at least be top 10.

13 Balloon

If you can use this well you can easily take out a tower instantly and win the game. I've done this many times. This is effortlessly my favorite card to attack buildings with.

Bro, the damage is insane, pair it with freeze and it will get at least one hit, which is like half a towers health.

When I use it I go to the toilet


best card

14 Mega Minion! This shouldn't be here. Very weak against baby dragon, minions etc. Main disadvantage: Less health! - Victoryboy

Weakness? Electro wizard and any other air troop attackers. - Rayman56

I used to have the knight in my decks but when the mega minion came out I swap the knight for it now I use it in all my decks

Mega Minion Is the best High damage- low elixir card. I use it. It has a lot of health making it great for countering tanks like golem and RG. If you are to counter it only 2 cards stop the mega minion with a positive elixire trade, bats and skeletons. but if you don't counter it, it does 200 issh damage to the tower. Mega minion is the best defense card

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15 X-Bow

Its technically a machine gun if it's locked on the tower

Once, this card unlocked and I added it to my deck. I placed it in a battle and as it started attacking the enemy launched a rocket & it's done! - Victoryboy

The Xbow is debatable sure it has long range and can whittle down troops such as skeleton army but the elixir value is too high the xbow can be hit by a fireball for a decent chunk of damage but usually players place xbow by the bridge so it hits the tower this can very easily be countered by a skeleton army or a hog before it even starts shooting due too its extremely long placement speed overall the xbow is good defense too one tank or a hoard of skeletons or light troops if placed behind a tower but not good for offense as its hard to catch the enemy unguarded so it targets the tower.

This is a horrible card. Super easy to counter. Not much health. And it costs six - TheHabsFan

It also takes six seconds to start working once you placed it down - Thecyanryan

16 Minion Horde

It is good

This card sucks! It can get arrowed so easily or beaten by a wizard. - RisingMoon

Really? It can instantly destroy balloon,lava hound,baby Dragon,inferno Dragon,inferno tower,tesla,many ground troops and rarely has counters,and can devastate a tower if let unattended.

17 Lumberjack

This is an improved Elite barbarian.
It does a lot of damage to the tower if left alone, one-shot goblins a miracle that supercell didn't give him splash damage as well.
200 damage / 0.7 sec on level 9.
This can hardly be stopped with a mini-PEKKA.
And so a rage too, everything for just 4 elixir. - MillionCR

Should be 5th


OWOW! speediest card in the game, fastest attack (200 damage.7 seconds speed at level 9) and rage drop! 4 elixir! the rage alone is 2, so 4-2 elixir is 2 elixir for this great card!

18 Valkyrie

Valkyrie op

Valkrie is OP because of a heap damage and area damage

I've won so many games by counter attacking with Valkyrie. Most people counter her using air troops but I freeze them along with their tower and Valkyrie just walks right up and starts swinging.

Ohh...she is so beautiful & her voice is so AWESOME! She can attack anyone & has more heath. The only card which can finish skeleton army in a FLASH! - Victoryboy

19 Royal Giant

Royal Giant with witch and electro wizard
My worst nightmare and my best friend

I diss the royal giant every day.

Very good

He is the best

20 Elite Barbarians

I love e barb thet do so much damage

Yes elite barbs badly need a nerf these should be #1 not prince

It's now the best card in the game. They're very fast, strong and they have a lot of hitpoints. It's such an OP card

Yes they need a nerf every other person you fight will have elite barbarians in your deck plus it so annoying if you don't have bowler theyll use these guys then put fire spirits behind them - stoner69

21 Golem

I love this card! so UNDERRRATED?!?!?!? Come on guys! - Victoryboy

Its beyond me why they haven't nerfed it yet after ruling the meta for over a year :/

I'm a Golem user in the 4800 trophy range who has played golem for 9 months straight as my main deck. This card is amazing but requires a deck that maxes out its potential. Best used in a deck that mainly defends then uses the the defense to counter push. It doesn't become a great card until at least lv 5. Recommended mini Pekka, poison, elixir pump, and zap as support cards.

Definitely not the most effective, but also my favorite. I use Golem, Princess, Wizard, Goblins, Spear Goblins, Fireball, and the pump.

22 Witch

It is everywhere in lower arenas needs a nerf

Witch is good against low health horde troops and low health sky troops. Awesome against inferno drag.

Best defensive card out there.. be it ground or air defense, witch is always up to the task.

A level one witch summons level 6 skeletons. Deploy her to counter a prince, after that the witch will still survive and would only take one hit from a prince, no you can deploy a giant in front of her after countering the prince

23 Clone

It is a good troll card

Clone is the best!

24 Ice Wizard Ice Wizard

Absolutely terrible in CLASH ROYALE, Incredibly Amazing in CLASH OF CLANS

The ice wizard should not be used on offense as the center of a push but is an amazing support and defense against both fast and slow cards - Grakalor

What's the ice wizard doing so far back on this list! You see, the ice wizard is an extremely useful and devastating card when used correctly. The card can not only do splash damage to large amount of troops, it also freezes them to make them hit and move MUCH SLOWER! It can be used in defense and offense and is extremely useful. Although you should not be putting the card down before troops such as the Giant and Prince, put the higher damaging cards first and then put in a Ice wizard to destroy the pesky troops your opponent puts down in defense. Also the ice wizard only cost 3 ELIXER! I think that's a pretty good return for someone who is this low fdown on this list. Only thing which could be better would be damage. Overall, it's probably the best card in the game of how useful it is, along of how cheap it is, the card is way to underrated and should be much higher.

This card does splash damage and is extremely useful when I put it paired up with an Electro Wizard behind a Snow Golem. When you get to Electro Valley, it is even more useful, since your opponent has high leveled towers, for example, a level 6 X-Bow. Ice Wizard needs support, though, and Spells can kill it, since it has a moderately low health compared to other ranged troops in Electro Valley.

25 Lightning
26 Elixir Collector

How at 27

27 Sparky

Can someone tell me why sparky I higher than miner?

How is this card 27th

It should be in top 5 not 28

My favorite card

28 Giant

This card is pretty great for lower arenas, but if you kill the troops behind it quickly, almost anything could counter it. Though its still pretty great, but its brother -Royal Giant- beats him to it.

I think Giant is the best card once you get to a higher level and upgrade it because it can do so much damage meanwhile it's almost impossible to kill because of its HP. Sometimes I do a big push and there killing all of my guys and suddenly I win and there tower is down. I think how did I win and then see the giant still alive punching the tower.

Try to counter prince with witch, witch survives, stick giant in front of witch. Then watch what happens to your opponents tower.

I love how Giant tanks for other troops. My big push is giant wizard balloon and it got me up to legendary arena

29 Night Witch Night Witch

I have it at level 2 in Clash Royale, its just so good, I place a pekka infront of it and the tower gets destroyed instantly. - WorldPuncher47592834

The best card in the current meta

Man so annoying - StrikeOfLight

It's just called witch. Night Witch is in Clash of Clans, as a troop in the Builder Base once you reach BH 6 - LordDovahkiin

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30 Ice Spirit

Has good health, so doesn't get 1 shotted. Also, put it behind a tank like giant and if it freezes the tower bye to that tower.

31 Graveyard

A skeleton army placed anywhere on the map

I love this card. This can be a card to attack and defend. Can easily take out a tower.

Giant graveyard poison is sure to take down a tower in double elixir

Golem for distraction graveyard in corner then poison for skeleton army and minion horde and what do u have a tower destroyed in 5 secs - stoner69

32 Dark Prince

The dark prince is good with the prince because if troops like skeleton army's come in the dark prince will destroy

Much mor ersatz or than the price, and is cheaper. Offers less performance though.

Dark prince is usually pretty bad but it can be used quite well - TheHabsFan

I personally think Dark Prince needs a big work over. He isn't that strong, is easy to kill and isn't really suited for the Epic catagory. But then again some people use him very well - SagieBoi

33 Giant Skeleton

Beat defensive card. Period.

He is my favorite card

The giant skeleton is the best he is a giant that attacks everything and when he dies he turns into a bomb and everything caught in the explosion dies. Too bad I don't have him though...

Getting this guy near a tower is OP I use him in every deck I make

34 Goblin Hut
35 Goblin Barrel

Gave me countless winnings

Clone it once it drops - stoner69

36 Mini P.E.K.K.A

Best card. Nothing comes close

Good I am at spooky town with it can beat prince,valkyrie,all wiz,and better than pekka

I think most of the people here are on crack, this card is beast. 10X better than the PEKKA. I'm in legendary arena with this card, so anyone that is not in legendary arena has no room to speak. If you want to get to legendary arena than here's my deck: Ice Wizard, Prince, Hog Rider, Mini PEKKA, Rage, Arrows, Musketeer, & Skeleton Army. You have to know what your doing in order to use this deck, don't just place the skeleton army at random points or don't put a Mini PEKKA on the other side of the field when you know there's a prince or giant skeleton on the opposite side (That's just common sense.), don't place the Rage on random troops or on low-health troops, don't throw arrows at Princesses, use them on Minion Hordes, etc.

Decent healthy incerdible damage

37 Bandit

Her dash is awesome and no other card has this thing.

My only legendary by far, but only with it and the rest of my deck, I have 100% win percentage. My deck is bandit, wizard, baby dragon, skarmy, prince, minions, arrows, and zap. Bandit is a counter to many cards that are hard to defeat such as the valkyrie.

It is the best

It can stop either prince when going fast and not hurt bandit

38 Cannon

Even though it got nerfed 5 times in arow it is still very useful - Triceratops

39 Fireball
40 Miner

Its very versatile and can fit into any deck. Its good as a tank or as a follower for all situations.

It is the best it can take out a tower when it is on like low on health and if there is like 10 more sec. in the battle you could just put the down and it will take it out it is also super fast or quick and it goes under ground and it can also be put any were in the arina and it is also a good tank to take out your opponents tower with that is why the miner should be hire on the list

Miner should be way higher on this list

NIce card should be higher

41 Wizard

My dream card.

Honestly it can defend against almost anything pretty well of placed at the right location

I liek the firball it do out of hand

Best card ever can take on anything with splash damage but the only weakness health but overall very efficient

42 Three Musketeers

Good card undared

To much elixir and easy to counter usually - TheHabsFan

Mini pekka can easily counter this.

Idiotic too sucky

43 Lava Hound


This is my go-to card, it has so much health, and it is pretty good if it's ignored. Paired with Electro Wizard and Ice Wizard, it's insane, and when it splits into lava pups, I use Lightning so I can buy some time for it.

An extremely underestimated card which can do devastatingly high damage to a tower when unattended to. The 3000 health is so that it can reach your opponent's tower, and when it pops, it's good-game to your tower, especially when combined with clone and Electro wizard. However, the problem is that it is a relatively easy card to counter, which is why people most of the time consider lava hound to be "worse than sparky". And speaking of sparky, I wonder how it got so high up on the list.

Lava hound will come past with another card and that card is like it's bodyguard then the babies can attack players around the lava hound

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44 Fish

There is nothing as fish


Ching chong


45 Barbarians
46 Royal Ghost Royal Ghost

The royal ghost is super stealth and wins with mirror and clone

So underrated - 2storm

47 Musketeer

This card is op and useful for taking down baby dragons and infernos dragons, it also provides fire support for towers


This is too shocking for me that this so below :( faithful trusty musketeer

48 Bomber

Massive destruction creator and even the most unknown and still powerful card in clash royale

Bomber is great, JEBOTE!

If you are able to support it properly by placing troops before it then it can provide batter damage with respect to others and also requires negotiable elixir.

Good splash damage, can kill low health troops in an area in a second. too bad it can only hit ground troops

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49 Bats

Guys think serious. Bats can swarm. They can one-shot golems. They are amazing awesomely powerful.

As amazing as that sounds Bats are the opposite of that.
They're awful - ImNotEagle

They are better than the skarmy and can beat golem

50 Archers

Well their at least better than spear gobs but I prefer minions over archers - stoner69

What are the doing at 37 they should be in top 10

Should be about 20-30 - micahisthebest

Most fragile troops ever - MChkflaguard_Yt

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