The Archers are unlocked from the Training Camp (Tutorial). It spawns two single- moderate, target-ranged Archers with moderate hitpoints and damage that is low.
A Archer card costs 3 Elixir to deploy. They wield a bow and bear an aqua-blue/red (color depends on side of Arena) cape and an emerald green dress. They are one of the weaker troops in the game.
Archers are successful at supporting high hitpoint troops, like Giants. They can be used efficiently to counter low hitpoint troops like Minions, Spear Goblins, and Goblins. Put properly and with assistance from Crown Towers, they can additionally counter somewhat higher hitpoint cards just like the Mini P.E.K.K.A.
Archers might be countered with the defensive support of the player’s Crown Towers and also low hitpoint troops. Wait for the Archers to come to the player’s territory, then spawn low hitpoint troops to divert them. The Ice Spirit is excellent with this, as it survives one or two shots from your Archers, and suspends them, making them freeze in place for just 1 Elixir.
When facing a Baby Dragon it is possible to carve the Archers so when the Baby Dragon is targeting the first Archer, the quick Baby Dragon will enter the next Archer’s aggro range permitting the next Archer to target the Baby Dragon from a safer space, shutting it down. This technique also works using a Mini P.E.K.K.A.
Combined with the Zap, they can easily eliminate a Minion Horde, which may usually survive a Zap. Nevertheless, Spear Goblins really are a much better option for that as they result in a elixir advantage.
They can be similar to Spear Goblins since both are affordable ranged troops, but Archers have somewhat better stats in every manner except for 1 extra Elixir, for speed and quantity. As a result of Archers’ health and damage, they are better suited than Spear Goblins for defense. For example, Archers can survive one hit from your Baby Dragon, which allows for more damage.