7 Killer Troop Combos in Boom Beach

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Grenadiers and Tanks

These guys like to go at it from long range. Grenadiers cause massive damage but are inaccurate, and if you’re not careful the grenades they throw can damage your own troops. Not so with Tanks, which fire from a far enough range that they avoid the grenades. A good attack plan is to have an even number of landing craft for both your Grenadiers and Tanks. To inflict more damage, tip the balance in the favor of Grenadiers. To last longer in battle and absorb more damage, tip the balance towards your tanks. Optional: fill one landing craft with Medics to keep everyone healthy.

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  1. What’s your favorite troop combination? Something you’ve read about here or something totally different?

    • I easily take down Personal Bases, Villages, as well as battle the Op Bases with my “Grenics” (21 lvl 8 Grens & 4 lvl 8 Medics) with little to no casualties. I was a little surprised & hurt that you didn’t include them in the list of “Killer Troop Combos”. I get that because of the Grens inaccuracy, many people find them useless and therefore avoid them entirely. But those ppl overlook the Grens splash damage their grenades causes, just like Mortars. But I would have thought that with your experience (I’m assuming here) you would have realized the Grens effectiveness at quickly destroying Person bases. Just ask any victim of such a swift take down who was left with insignificant casualties to earn any diamonds from the raid. I’d like to think that they would agree with me. I entertain my BB friends with my replays, often changing their opinion of Grens. Hopefully you’ll correct your oversight in your next write up. OR not.

      • Hi Seadog, I have tried that combination before but honestly not that much. I’ll give them a spin and post what I find. Thanks for the tip!

        • pandelisdoesmc on

          Actually, I wouldn’t do that. Grenadiers are very inaccurate and the opponent can have a mortar that will take them down EASILY. But, I’ll try it.

      • 6 barges of grenadiers, two of medics.
        Might be inaccurate at hitting the target they’re aiming at, but it devastates anything placed behind.
        Just take out any stunning weapons & front-line boom-cannons first.
        Fantastic tactic.

  2. hey boom im a beginner of boom beach with hq 5, can u give me some attack starttegies for begginers liikeme? i dont know how to attack my enemy bases and i keep losing ,please give me some tips . my three craftes are still in level 2 .

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