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Clash of Clans, the popular tower defence mobile video game from developer Supercell, is expecting a new Town Hall 11 update in December. The company has been revealing information on this upcoming update and what to expect. 

These "sneak peeks" from Supercell will give an idea for players to prepare for what has been billed as a "huge" update.

Previously it was revealed that the update will bring changes in the Shields system, Loot, increase in League Bonus and more.

The company has updated information on the Village Guard revealed via Supercell Forum post, where players will get it free for 30 minutes. It also adds that players will now be given a shield if they do not deploy, no less than 1/3rd of their army in an attack.

This new post brings changes that will be added to Clash of Clans namely, massive reduction in all trap rearm costs, massive reduction in reload costs of X-Bow and increase in the time of the likelihood of attack when players go offline.

Below is the list of details that released in the official Forum post on how the new Town Hall 11 update affects several features of Clash of Clans' Shields, Village Guard, Personal Break Timer, Loot, League Bonus, Trophy Rebalancing features.


  • No shield given from Town Hall destruction
  • [UPDATED] No shield given if attacker does not deploy at least 1/3rd of a full army
    • Full army: Maximum possible space of Army Camp and Heroes (weighted x25 space) of defender TH level
  • 12 hours shield given at 30% destruction
  • 14 hours shield given at 60% destruction
  • 16 hours shield given at 90% destructionAttacking Through Shield:
  • Can now enter Multiplayer matchmaking or Revenge without affecting shield
  • Executing Multiplayer or Revenge attack while shielded deducts 3 hours of shield
  • Additional attacks in the same shield deduct more hours (4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12 hours)
  • Shields can be dismissed manually (to intentionally take a defense)

Village Guard:

  • Village Guard prevents you from being attacked while shield is down
  • Can go online, offline and attack with no penalty under Village Guard
  • Free Village Guard activates when a shield expires:
    • Titan I / Legend League: 3 hours free Village Guard
    • Titan II League: 2 hours free Village Guard
    • Titan III League: 1 hour free Village Guard
    • [UPDATED] Champion League (all levels): 30 minutes free Village Guard
    • Master I League and below: 15 minutes free Village Guard
  • 2 hours extra Village Guard available in Shop for 10 gems while shield is down (23 hour cooldown)
  • Village Guard can be dismissed manually (to intentionally take a defense)

Personal Break Timer (PBT):

  • PBT is 3 hours: forced offline for 6 minutes after 3 hours cumulative online time without shield
  • PBT resets when gaining shield, or in other reset cases below
  • Buying 2-hour Village Guard from shop extends current PBT by 2 hours
  • PBT paused during server maintenance, but not reset

PBT reset cases:

  • After defense with shield: Full PBT reset
  • After a defense without shield OR 6-minute PBT kickout without defense: PBT extended (+15 minutes to PBT, +15 minutes Village Guard)
  • After 2nd consecutive defense without shield OR 6-minute PBT kickout without defense: PBT extended (+15 minutes to PBT, +15 minutes Village Guard)
  • After 3rd consecutive defense without shield OR 6-minute PBT kickout without defense: Full PBT reset + Free Village Guard based on League
  • After 3 hours consecutive offline time without defense: Full PBT reset (no Village Guard given)


  • Town Hall contains much more loot (shares available loot with storages)
  • Town Hall has loot worth of 1 Gold & Elixir Storage + 1/4th Dark Elixir Storage
  • Town Hall and Clan Castle count as resource buildings - Goblins will attack them for x2 damage
  • Available loot % slightly increased for TH6 through TH10
  • Available loot reduced for attacking one TH level lower

League Bonus:

  • All League Bonuses increased
  • League Bonuses is now progressive, from 0% to 100%, based on destruction percentage
  • 100% League Bonus earned at 70% destruction

Trophy Rebalancing:

  • Trophy offers from lower players increase with League level (from +1 minimum at Bronze to +6 minimum at Titan 1 and Legend)
  • Trophy offers from higher players decrease with League level (e.g. from +56 at Bronze to +48 at Titan 1 and Legend)

[NEW] Other Changes:

  • All trap rearm costs massively reduced (~75% rearm cost reduction on average of all traps)
  • X-Bow reload costs massively reduced (~70% reload cost reduction for all levels)
  • Time until you can be attacked after going offline increased from 1 minute to 5 minutes (to help cases of accidentally going offline)