Top 10 Bandit decks
1. P.E.K.K.A. Bridge Spam
This deck has a 3.9 elixir cost
. It’s a classic
deck of Clash Royale, played since the release of Magic Archer and it’s been on the top ladder for so long.
As its name implies, this deck consists of spamming troops at the bridge
, troops like Battle Ram, Royal Ghost, or Bandit. Also, the Magic Archer if it’s used offensively to deal damage to troops + tower at the same time.
In single elixir time, do not use the spam strategy at the bridge, play patiently, start your attacks from the back and generate opportunities. On double and triple elixir time, it’s where you can add the cards at the bridge, to apply constant pressure to your opponent.
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2. Three Musketeers Elite Barbarian deck
This deck has a 4.0 elixir cost. It’s also one of the best Elite Barbarian decks
The key of this deck is the Elixir Collector and Three Musketeers
, both are Fireball Bait units that are well paired: use Three Musketeers if they use a Big Spell on your collector, and vice versa.
It’s so important to make the best out of Ice Golem by kitting the enemy troops to the other lane and then the Three Musketeers will be able to destroy any push from your opponent.
Make sure to use Heal Spirit in combination with Elite Barbarians or Three Musketeers to heal them up, but make sure that the opponent doesn’t have a tool on its hand to stop it, for example, The Log, Arrows, Barbarian Barrel, etc.
The rest is simple, get an elixir advantage with the Elixir Collector, split the troops to apply pressure on both lanes, and avoid using the Two Musketeers in the lane with a more damaged tower (so the opponent doesn’t get value by using a spell on 1 musketeer).
3. Bridge Spam Goblin Drill
This deck has a 3.8 elixir cost. Growing in popularity thanks to the powerful card Goblin Drill.
Cannon Cart is used as a defense that provides a strong counter-push. It’s a strange bridge spam deck as it’s not that spammy as others, you need to defend properly and if the opponent doesn’t have the right answer, use Bandit or Dark Prince at the bridge.
Goblin Drill with Fireball is a great combo as it makes the Goblins deal a lot of damage if the defending troop is pushed away, for example, a Valkyrie.
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4. P.E.K.K.A. Ram Rider
This deck has a 4.1 elixir cost. The Ram Rider provides a powerful attack and defense due to its root ability.
Even if we added the Ram Rider as the top 18 of the Best legendary cards post
, it’s a strong card that works in specific decks.
In this case, this deck is based on a solid defense and counter-attack with the Ram Rider. The Bandit is used to apply pressure once the defense is done.
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5. Bridge Spam Lumberjack
This deck has a 3.5 elixir cost. It’s a high-skill deck that requires a lot of knowledge of counting elixir and know the enemy’s rotation in order to succeed. That’s because you have to punish it, even you stay with 0 elixir (double elixir time mainly), you have to punish for not having a proper defense.
Try to not leak elixir, make sure you always use a card when you have 10 elixir.
The Ice Golem is used in a lot of ways here in this deck: tank for the attacking troops, tank for your defending troops, kite the enemy’s troops, etc. It’s one of the key factors of this deck.
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6. Mega Knight Ram Rider
This deck has a 3.9 elixir cost. It has 5 Legendary cards and 2 Epic cards, which makes this deck not F2P friendly at all
It actually has three spells, which is strange to find nowadays. The Zap Spell can be changed with Snowball, which I actually recommend in order to apply the knock-back effect on your Ram Rider attacks.
Besides that, your objective is to defend and counter-attack, like the majority of the Bandit/Ram Rider decks. In this case, the combination of Mega Knight and Inferno Dragon is som popular and provides a strong defense-counter push.
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7. P.E.K.K.A. Bridge Spam with Goblin Drill
This deck has a 3.9 elixir cost. The Classic deck Pekka Bridge Spam
, but using Goblin Drill instead of Battle Ram.
The difference is that you won’t be able to start a push from behind with your Battle Ram, but you win a building if it’s needed on defense. Also, the Goblin Drill is a powerful card that can’t be ignored at all.
Play passive and use Goblin Drill offensively, the other cards should be used only on defense on single elixir time, and save the Royal Ghost for a possible Goblin Drill by the enemy.
8. Bridge Spam Cannon Cart
This deck has a 3.8 elixir cost. In this deck, you have great defensive potential that can stop almost anything and also a great counter-attack (the fast cycle decks with Hog Rider would give you some troubles).
As the other Goblin Drill decks
with Bridge Spam troops, use the Goblin Drill as your main win condition and use it when you have an elixir advantage.
9. P.E.K.K.A. Ram Rider Lightning
This deck has a 4.1 elixir cost. It’s played for so long, but still viable.
it has three spells, including Lightning, which is not much popular nowadays. The Ram Rider
is your main win condition and the rest of the cards should be used to defend and counter-attack.
Be careful to spend too much elixir on the early stages of the game as this is an expensive deck and you’ll get into trouble if you do it.
Ram Rider and Snowball
are so effective together as Snowball slows down the troops and also applies a knock-back effect that Ram Rider takes advantage of by killing the small troops with its root or making its way to the enemy tower.
10. Mega Knight Goblin Drill
This deck has a 3.1 elixir cost. It’s the cheapest deck you’ll find in this Top 10 Bandit decks.
Double win condition with Goblin Drill and Wall Breakers
. Can be used at the same time or separately. You can bait some spell with the Wall Breakers and then punish with Goblin Drill.
Bandit and Goblins are a good combination as well.
This deck will have a hard time beating Lava Hound decks
as both air defenses are weak to spells like Fireball or Arrows.