Dark Elixir Farming Tips and Base Designs

Dark Elixir Farming Tips and Base Designs

In this put up, I need to speak particularly in regards to the useful resource that many amongst us contemplate as essentially the most treasured: Dark Elixir! You come throughout Dark Elixir for the primary time once you turn into Town Hall 7 and need to construct the Barbarian King or construct the primary Dark Barracks.

The instances the place Dark Elixir is mendacity round on the streets – I imply the place Dark Elixir Storages are usually not well-protected – are over and everybody pays shut consideration to Dark Elixir. The excellent news is, you may nonetheless make a load of Dark Elixir daily when you realize what to do and that is what this text right here is all about.

The Secrets Of Farming Dark Elixir

Farming is usually instances understood as a time period that describes the half learn how to get it, however for me it’s rather more:

  • Get as a lot Dark Elixir as attainable from raiding
  • Collect as a lot Dark Elixir as attainable
  • Protect your Dark Elixir! A drop saved is a drop earned 🙂

I cut up this Guide into Three components – within the first half I’ll deal with raiding & accumulating Dark Elixir and how one can get essentially the most attainable.The second half will concentrate on

The second half will concentrate on defending the Dark Elixir, which might generally be irritating once you see that you just misplaced precisely what you earned. The third half will present you some Dark Elixir Base Designs that can present a wonderful safety to your Dark Elixir.

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Dark Elixir Farming

On that time right here I might already spend sufficient phrases for one devoted information.

The essential factor:

  • Choose the appropriate military
  • Choose the appropriate goal; and
  • supply the right surrounding

Let’s discuss every level individually.

The proper military for Dark Elixir Farming is a military that prices zero to nearly zero Dark Elixir. When you select your regular military that, let’s say, prices 1,500 Dark Elixir, you’ll spend 15,000 Dark Elixir on simply making 10 assaults. If you utilize a military that prices no Dark Elixir, you should have after these 10 assaults 15,000 Dark Elixir extra in your storage, simple as that.

I’ve simply up to date my information about the appropriate armies for Dark Elixir Farming right here, I like to recommend you to test it out:

The proper goal is, on one hand, a goal that gives you loads of Dark Elixir, but in addition, then again, a goal which you can hit along with your military in a approach the place you’ve got an opportunity to get the Dark Elixir.

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This additionally makes once more clear why you shouldn’t hit with a military that prices Dark Elixir – when you fail to hit it, you’ll not danger to lose the Dark Elixir that your military prices.

The proper environment are clearly to be in the next League as a result of the League Bonus will add up. Don’t suppose that you’re going to get hit by simpler assaults or discover bases with extra loot when you find yourself in a low League, at the same time as a Town Hall 11 you will note in Crystal league the identical circumstances as in Titan League – the one distinction is that one League provides 200 Dark Elixir League Bonus per raid, the upper League 2,000 Dark Elixir.

After 10 raids, this can be a distinction of 18,000 Dark Elixir.

So by utilizing the appropriate military and being in the appropriate League will merely earn you 30,000 Dark Elixir over 10 raids!


Use The Events!

We all know that some occasions in Clash of Clans are usually not that helpful for us. That’s unsuitable! They all will provide you with a pleasant revenue, even when you don’t use the troops concerned. Here one instance:

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Normally in the course of the occasion, the precise occasion troop(s) are discounted by 90% – within the above case you may practice (as a TH11) eight Golems for 424 Dark Elixir shortly earlier than the occasion ends – after the occasion ended, you may untrain it out of your military queue for the complete refund of Four,200 Dark Elixir – that’s Three,800 Dark Elixir for doing nothing than hitting a button 🙂

Attention! This solely works when they’re queued up and not already in your Army Camp, so take note of untrain them in time!

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Ok, now we’ve all of the issues coated that belongs to incomes Dark Elixir.

Protecting your Dark Elixir

A penny saved is a penny earned, I do know I exploit that time period rather a lot however that doesn’t imply it’s not true.

You can raid as a lot Dark Elixir as you need, however once you don’t care about defending it you will note a giant a part of it getting taken away from you.

Below I’ve some contemporary bases that do precisely that – defending your Dark Elixir. Before we get to that, I need to level you towards an outdated trick that helps you defending some extra Dark Elixir.

It makes use of the identical technique as making Dark Elixir with occasions and means you need to load up as a lot Dark Elixir troops in your military queue as attainable as a result of that Dark Elixir can’t be taken out of your base when it will get attacked.

Bowler, Valkyries, Golems or Witches work nice right here as they are going to depend as 30 Dark Elixir per housing area and imply greater than Four,000 Dark Elixir in complete the place attacker can’t take. Depending in your Town Hall, that’s 10% to 18% of that an attacker can’t take – on this case 400 to 720 Dark Elixir that the attacker merely can’t take.

This may not sound a lot, however once you get attacked Three-Four instances a day, it is going to be 1,600 to 2,800 Dark Elixir a day you’ll save.


Keep your loot in your Treasury so long as attainable!

An attacker can solely take Three% of what’s in your Treasury once they destroy your Clan Castle, in your Storage & Town Hall it’s 10-18%!

It’s additionally only a couple hundred Dark Elixir, however this may also add up over a very long time.

10 Base Designs to guard Dark Elixir 2018

I’ve gathered some good Base Layouts that can supply the very best Dark Elixir safety. Actually, you too can take any base that matches the Dark Elixir Storage plus your Town Hall inside the core.

Town Hall 7 Dark Elixir Farming Base

This TH7 Farming Base protects the Dark Elixir superb. The semi-exposed Town Hall works like a honeypot and the core design makes it exhausting to funnel troops to the Dark Elixir Storage.

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Town Hall eight Farming Base for Dark Elixir

This is the TH8 model of the Dark Elixir safety base design above for TH7. Ultimate Dark Elixir safety core with a semi-exposed Town Hall.

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Click on the image or right here to obtain this base design or right here to look at the complete pace constructing


If you don’t need to semi-expose your Town Hall you too can use this base structure. Be conscious that you will note extra full assaults that can get your Dark Elixir, whereas the above TH8 Farming Base helps defend the Dark Elixir a bit of bit higher.

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Dark Elixir Farming Base Layout TH9

This TH9 Farming Base for Dark Elixir safety options an additional core compartment for the Dark Elixir – it doesn’t matter what facet the attacker comes it is going to be exhausting for him to get your Dark Elixir.

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TH10 Farming Base Layout for Dark Elixir

This first TH10 Farming Base makes use of a semi-exposed Town Hall to honeypot attackers – and your Dark Elixir Storage is the best-protected construction.

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If you’re about to push a bit of bit at TH10 and don’t need to always lose cups, you may need to do that Dark Elixir base. The factor right here is that you’ll lose extra Dark Elixir than with the primary base structure as a result of extra attackers will go for the Town Hall and then robotically get your Dark Elixir Storage as effectively (however there isn’t a simple solution to get it).

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You can click on on the picture or right here to obtain it and you too can watch a number of defensive replays towards this base right here.


TH11 Dark Elixir defending Farming Base with Eagle Artillery

This is the TH11 Farming Base that I exploit proper now for Dark Elixir safety and it really works fairly good. Almost all attackers come from the highest and go for the Town Hall however don’t get via to the Dark Elixir Storage.

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Click on the image or right here to obtain this base design or right here to look at a number of defensive replays of this structure.



Farming Dark Elixir might be exhausting generally and you received’t be very profitable when you’re not in a position to defend it. Especially once you retailer a big quantity you’ll lose rather a lot when the attacker is ready to get your Dark Elixir Storage. You might want to have a base design setup with a centralized Dark Elixir Storage.

Unfortunately, it will make it simpler for the attacker to get Gold, Elixir and additionally Trophies.

Make positive to maintain on monitor when you begin farming Dark Elixir, particularly when you’ve got greater than 30ok Dark Elixir saved in your storage. Each assault may get a big quantity taken and kill the progress of a farming day. More so once you’re not farming for a day or longer.

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