Clone Spell

Clone Spell is the new Spell which was released in the Clash of Clans May update, a few weeks ago. This new stunning spell has a special ability that copies every single troop coming through the circle. Let’s take a look for more details my friends!


You can turn the Clone Spell into an army to create a circle of spawning. This circle will create limited-lifetime illusions of troops troops that enter the circle.

The cloned troops are just the same as the real ones but blue and look like glass. They have the same damage, HP, movement speed,… but have limited lifetime!
You can’t clone Heroes by using this spell!


Some special notes for you:

  • The copied troop levels = the original troop levels.
  • The copied troops can only last a limited amount of time and it is 15s.
  • It can clone all troops (except Heroes of course, as stated above)
  • Summoned units of Cloned Witchs/Golems/Lava Hounds will be also in the cloned status.
  • Clone Spell can also easily clone sub-troops and even the Skeleton Spell’s Skeletons.
  • Spawned troops from Heroes can be cloned by this spell.
  • Only level 3 and above Clone Spell can clone Golem, P.E.K.K.A and Lava Hound.
Radius Spell Duration/Cloned Lifespan Housing Space Brewing Time Spell Factory Level Required
3.5 tiles ~5s/~15s 4 20 minutes 5
Level Cloned Capacity Cost  Research Cost  Research Time Laboratory Level Required
1 20 38000 N/A N/A N/A
2 25 40000 5000000 8d 8
3 30 42000 7000000 10d 9
4 35 44000 9000000 14d 9


How to use the Clone Spell effectively

Okay so most of you guys are asking how to use this spell effectively, right?

The Clone Spell is the most expensive Spell in game as it takes 4 spell housing spaces.

I have been using this spell for couples of days and personally I found that the best way to use it is to place it inside the core. This is because our copied troops last for 15 seconds and I need them to deal with the core, where you have lots of problems while dealing with. This spell will give you additional DPS and HP to deal with all defensive buildings nearby easier.

You will want to force the defensive buildings to attack the copied troops first, right? That’s why you should drop this spell a little in front of your main army, that way your cloned troops will always be in front of the main ones. If you drop the spell right on top of your army, defenses will target your original troops instead of the cloned ones.

Which troops should I use the Clone Spell with?

  • BalloonsNowadays, with the buff of air troops, Balloon becomes pretty popular. If you are a fan of this guy, you definitely should give this spell a try! Remember when you have just a few Balloons in the core and the Freeze Spell couldn’t help you much? Use a Clone Spell to get up to 7 more Balloons! This will change lots of things.
  • Barbarian King: No! We are not going to copy the Barbarian King! We can’t! But, If your King is inside the core and he and his Barbarians can’t take down the Town Hall, drop the Clone Spell, activate his ability and you will get up to 35 raged Barbarians. This is awesome!
  • Valkyries: Hands down, we all can easily see that how incredible it is If you can get up to 5 more Valkyrie helping you break inside the core. Also, after the update, it’s also a good choice to clone Bowlers as their housing space cost was decreased a lot!

And I almost forgot, upgrade your Clone Spell to at least level 3 before using it, otherwise it’s not really worth it at all!


  1. I think the clone spell looks really neat. I think this will be great for taking down cores, as you can send your entire (excepting heroes) kill squad into the core while ignoring walls. I also think if you were able to clump troops you could use it to replicate an entire army (wallbreakers included). I do think this will be way weaker against TH 11 but still way strong.

  2. Actually vital details are missing here .. NO.1 max clone spell will only clone 35 spaces worth of troops .. so don’t think it will clone entire army of 240 spaces. .. NO.2 it will last just like other elixir spell 15 sec or something like that. After that clones will vanish.. No. 3 it will take whooping 4 spaces..

    If you ask me .. nothing is exciting about it. You would have to sacrifice so much for just few seconds of clones worth limited spaces

  3. Hi Will! This is the first time i’ve commented on your site. Im a dedicated viewer of your site, even to the the point that you convinced me to rush to th9. Almost there too. I just wanted to know, could u post a link to ur youtube channel? There’s two clash with ash accounts and im having a difficult time finding out which one is yours. Well, stay clashing. Also, i’d like to participate in ur giveaway: Android and iOS! Im always on my clash with so many devices lol. Hope u get back to me. Thanks

  4. Great news!!!! Not only this, n not only friendly battle, i know its coolest feature ever in coc, but other small updates are also just awsome, the experience n fun is getting greater update by update. Hope the chat feature improves very soon.

  5. The clone spell is a guarantee that all th 10 and 11 players will always be able to 3 star any th 9 base. Happy hunting to the th 10 and 11 players. It was nice defending against y’all.

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