'Clash of Clans' Crusher Guide: Check out the powerful new defensive structure

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The newest Clash of Clans update brings several new units and structures for the brand new Builder Base. One of these structures is the Crusher, a giant stone that repeatedly slams into the ground.

Clash of Clans Crusher: Use it to destroy ground units

The Crusher is simple, but devastatingly effective. Unlocked at Builder Hall level 3, it's a giant stone that wallops the ground beneath it, doing ridiculous amounts of damage to any ground units nearby. It does 500 damage at level 1 and goes all the way up to 976 damage at level 8.

Take a look at what it can do to a powerful ground unit.

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Of course, it's absolutely useless against air or ranged units. You'll have to be smart about where you place it to make sure it can't be immediately negated by a smart opponent. Still, the Crusher is worth having around regardless of its weaknesses.

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Alex Perry

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