GoWiVa Attack Strategy

GoWiVa is a quite new Clash of Clans attack strategy and not many players know about it. I would like to say that GoWiVa is a perfect alternative version of the GoWiPe strategy and much stronger (IMO). The name of this strategy is based on 3 main troops that we use: Golems, Wizards and Valkyrie. The best TH levels to use this strategy are Town Hall 8, 9, 10 or even 11.

GoWiVa Attack Strategy

As we all know, GoWiPe is the most popular attack strategy in Clash of Clans. As a Town Hall 8 player, you may find that GoWiPe is perfect for a 2-star win but it’s still quite hard for achieve the last star against an almost maxed TH8 base. We need a replacement for P.E.K.K.A, which has high damage, better movement speed and attack speed,… and it is the Valkyrie.

Seems like more and more players using GoWiVa in both farming and Clan Wars as Supercell increased her damage and decreased the delay after she locks on targets.

GoWiVa Attack Strategy for Town Hall 8

Army Composition

The composition of GoWiVa is mostly the same as GoWiPe (P.E.K.K.As get replaced with Valkyries). At the first time, I strongly recommend you use this composition because it works perfectly with almost Town Hall 8 bases. You can modify it and find the best one for you after a few times.

2xgolem 7x wizard 5xWall Breaker 11xval 

Clan Castle: 4xwizard Archer haste spell

healing spell healing spell healing spell poison spell

Don’t use this strategy when either your Golem is level 1 or your Wizard is level 3. Wall Breakers also play a big role in this strategy, you may also want to get them to level 5 as soon as possible. The higher level troops and spells are, the easier your attack is. Never use this composition until you have maxed Army Camps (2oo housing spaces at TH8 and 220 at TH9).

I am a new Town Hall 8, how should I upgrade my troops?

If you want to use this strategy, you should upgrade your Golems at first, then Valkyries, Wizards and Wall Breakers. Also, don’t forget to upgrade your Healing Spell and Poison Spell too.

Why should I use Valkyrie?

  • Very powerful in Clan War, trophy pushing and even famring.
  • Very easy to use (much easier than P.E.K.K.A).
  • Very fun to use.


  1. You can use Haste for a big group of Valkyries. You don’t need extra damage from the Rage because Valkyries have a ton of damage themselves. It’s maybe more efficient way to speed them up. You can replace 1 Healing Spell with 4 Haste Spell If you are at Town Hall 9.
  2. If the base you are going to attack has ground CC troops, you may don’t want to use Poison Spell as your Valkyries and Wizards can take them out quickly. It’s better to use a Earthquake Spell or Haste Spell.

Some important notes

You should care about these things during the attack:

  • Try to cover as many defenses as possible with your Golems.
  • Mortars and Wizards can kill your Wall Breaker Squad anytime. Watch them and drop your WBs wisely.
  • Don’t forget your Heroes. Activate your Queen’s abily when she is nearly killed (or when she starts attacking a defense with red HP). Activate your King’s Ability when his HP turns to yellow so he can live with the raged ability as long as possibe.
  • Just Zoom-In and you can easily watch your Valkyries HP.

As I said before, this GoWiVa strategy is almost like GoWiPe so you can do it perfectly If you are a fan of GoWiPe. Using Valkyries is much easier than using P.E.K.K.As. You will find it is much easier to go to the core than using GoWiPe. Don’t forget to use Wall Breakers wisely, they are the keys to go inside every base.

Main attack strategy idea:

The routine of this strategy is pretty simple, just like GoWiPe, GoHo or other ones:

  1. Drop your Golems and followed by your Wizards to take down buildings ouside, create funnel for your Heroes and Valkyries later.
  2. Send Wal Breakers.
  3. Drop the Barbarian King and the Archer Queen.
  4. Take down Clan Castle troops and the enemy Heroes.
  5. Send Valkyries, heal them when needed.
  6. 3 stars.

Lure or not lure?

  • Lure: Just do it If you can lure the Clan troops out with 1-2 Hogs. Most of the time, you will face a Dragon. Lure it to the corner, drop the Poison Spell in front of it and surround it with your Archers, keep dropping Barbarian when the first one gets killed and you can kill the Dragon after a few seconds.
  • Not Lure: If the Clan Castle is centralized and hard to lure with a few Hogs. You can deal with them later with your Wizards.

How to attack with GoWiVa

First step: Start the war!

Deploy your Golems to attract all defensive buildings. Your Golems have a ton of HP so you don’t need to worry about them unless you are at Town Hall 11, those buildings need a certain time to kill your Golems. This is the most important step in this strategy. If you do it wrong, you will probably ruin your attack.


Don’t place them too close together to absorb as much damage as possible and your Wizards will have more space to release their fire balls. I recommend you place your Golems at the side which has the King and also the Clan Castle. Your Valkyries have no preferred target and the enemy Clan troops and King can distract Valkyries later and ruin your attack. You will need to remove those threats at first.

Second step: Fire balls want to fly!

Deploy your Wizards down right after your Golems and in a line. When your Golems are soaking damage, your Wizards can destroy all outside buildings without losing a single HP. Without obstructions, your Valkyries can go inside the core directly. Even an obstruction can ruin your war so be careful and remove them all!

If you find it hard to send your Heroes inside the enemy base, this small Anchor trick will help you out. Use your Wizards to destroy all building outside except the center one, your Heroes and Valkyries will follow it (the Army Camp in the image below for example) and then go directly into the enemy base.


Don’t deploy all of your Wizards, you will need 2-3 Wizards at the end of the War to remove finish off faster. If the enemy base has Storages outside, you can use Goblins to remove them faster.


Step 3: Let’s break those Walls!

The first wave of Wall Breakers is very important. Watch out the enemy Mortars/Wizard Towers and carefully deploy your Wall Breakers. It’s better to send your Wall Breakers inside when the enemy defensive buildings are dealing with your Golems.

I have a small note here for you

  • Wall Breakers don’t target empty compartments unless all buildings are destroyed.
  • Wall Breakers will target the compartment which is being attacked by your Heroes.

Step 4: It’s time for Valkyries.

This is the most awesome part of the attack!

After deploying Wall Breakers, you will know where to deploy your Valkyries. Once the Wizards clear all outside buildings, deploy your Valkyries immediately or they will not have a certain target. You should also send your Heroes at this step.


Once the Valkyries are inside the base, they will do the rest of the attack!

Step 5: More Wall Breakers!

To breaking into the core and take out the Town Hall faster, you need to deploy the rest of your Wall Breakers. Just deploy them after your Valkyries so they will go the same way. Don’t do this step too late because your troops don’t need too much time to destroy all buildings in the first layer. You may also want to drop your Jump Spell or Earthquake Spells at this step to get into the core easier.

Step 6: It’s time to use your spells.

Once most of your troops are getting into the core and the Clan troops are coming out, It’s time to use your Spells. All you need is to the Healing Spells correctly to create a ring for your troops. Because of plenty of defensive buildings and clan troops, If you drop your Healing Spell too late, you will lose your troops. You will also need to drop the Poison Spell to slow down the enemy troops as well as drain their HP.


Don’t use all Healing Spell at a time as your Valkyries have pretty nice HP and you will need the last one while clearing the rest of the base!

How to use the Healing Spell properly:

  • The Valkyries always attempt to attack at least 2 buildings at the same time. By understanding this, you can easily predict where they will attack next.
  • Always heal as many Valkyries as possible, in dense arenas, where they I’d like to attack first.

Step 7: The last work.

Deploy the rest of your Wizards/Archers/Goblins to complete the attack faster. Drop your Healing Spell when needed and get a 3 star win!

The video above is pretty old but also is a very great example for you to see how exactly this strategy works.

If you have any question or suggestion, feel free to comment and help me improve this guide! Also, please do me a huge favor by sharing this strategy with your friends If you like it. I will appreciate it! You rock!

  • Francois Borel

    Thanks, very helpful and useful

    • Will Potter

      You are very welcome mate!
      Waiting for your result :D.

      • Francois Borel

        Will Potter, you must be clasher right??

        • Will Potter

          What can I help you mate?

          • Savio Menezes

            Will Potter are you a clasher too??

          • Will Potter

            haha Absolutely. I play this game every single minute!

          • harman

            Hey what’s ur age and lv and th

          • Will Potter

            I have 2 accounts, 1 TH10 and 1 TH9!

          • Mirza Irfan

            Should i upgrade valk or golem first?

          • Will Potter

            You should upgrade Golem at first because you can use him for plenty of other attack strategies!

  • Chito Ines

    Love it! 88% on my first attempt though I deployed the valks a little too early and 3 went astray. More practice to follow

  • RyanOD93

    Gonna be trying this later tonight in war

    • Will Potter

      Waiting for the result 😀

      • RyanOD93

        Ended up just using a hog strategy due to the decreased training time and cost. Toss in 12 wizards and two archers with 3 healing spells. Easy 6 stars on a high TH8 and a mid TH9

        • Will Potter

          Haha okay. Well-done mate! Still looking for your GoWiVa next time :D.

          • RyanOD93

            Used it earlier tonight, against a TH8 around my own level (very last stages) and it was a completely wipeout. Was used against a TH9 aswell but I messed up spells and only got 2 stars but it was a 87% win nonetheless

          • Will Potter

            Can’t expect anything better!

          • Fitry Fahmi

            dayum son. das nuts !

  • Guest

    i used this attack xmode in preperation day bt telsa and giants bomb doesnt appear…why??

  • Randal Stier Jr.

    My wife came up with her own army for war about 6-8 months ago and at th9 I used it all the time, the main thing you need is maxed valks and maxed witches tho on my act (th10) I’ve shown lvl 3s to be effective – army comp (220 troops +25 cc) – 8 valkyrie, 16 wizards, 8 Giants, 8 wbs, 2 witches + 2 witches in cc and a barb or arch – for 30 cc use 2 witches 1 wiz 2 barbs or if ur valks are low I like to use 3 max valks in cc 1 wiz 2 barbs and adjust troops in barracks accordingly. At th 9 u will get easily 2 stars and the valks go thru the cc troops like butter. Also use normal gowiwi gowiwipe type strategy subbing out pekka for valks. You may also swap Giants w golem although we have found the GiWiWaVe to work pretty damn well. Clash on guys (H4KD F4T3 – name: dizz0, status: leader, war wins: 154)

    • Will Potter

      Thanks for your useful tips Randal! Really appreciate it :D.

  • leokyle

    Really love this tips when i tried to use this line ups of troops it works perfectly.. much manny tanks to CoCland also flamejetxx who wrote this awesome and helpfull guides.. MORE POWER AND CLASH ON..!!

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  • Rayhan Satriardi

    I’ve tried this strategy, it’s impressive! I’ve earned 2 stars to a TH8 even though my wall breakers are still level 4

    • Will Potter

      Ya, Using Valkyrie is much easier than P.E.K.K.A 😀
      I am very glad to hear that. Thanks for sharing buddy!

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  • Andy

    I’m not good with Pekka so I will try this one. I just got in mind yesterday to replace pekka with valkyrie so I’m googling to know best composition for this troops and end up to this site again lol. Thanks for cocland. This site so helpful 😀

    • Will Potter

      Since I known this attack strategies, I’ve been using Valkyries instead of P.E.K.K.As most wars. It is much easier to redirect them into the core than P.E.K.K.As.

      And thanks for visiting my blog again buddy!

  • Amirul Arif

    Nice composition.. I’ve been replacing pekka’s since my valks was upgraded to level 3. But my golems are still in level 2.. I can’t beat a maxed th9 base with 3 star.. What should i do? Do i need to upgrade my golem or my valks? ?

    • Will Potter

      You should to upgrade them two. Truly it’s hard to break a maxed TH9 bases with maxed out troops at Town Hall 9!

      • Adam

        I think you mean without maxed troops 😉

        • Will Potter

          Oh yea :D. Thanks Adam!

  • shane orban

    The last war my clan was in I used my attacks late I messed up my gowipe on my number and that was the last available town hall 8 so I talked to other people in my clan and decided to do a gowiva on a th 9 with skull walls level 15 heroes and level 2 x-bows well long story short I got a 50% 2 star on a base 9 spots up from me. I am good th 8 not maxed I’m just good at de farming I have all level 2 dark troops go wiva is one of the best attacks

    • Will Potter

      That’s awesome. Thanks for sharing buddy! Glad that it helps you much!

  • Amity BBA Section C

    I have maxed th8 but valks are lvl 1, is this stratergy good enough to attack th9 in a war to atleast 2 star it?

    • Will Potter

      It is not hard at all go get 2 stars from early-mid TH9 with this strategies.
      You should practice couples of times outside before using it in Clan Wars.

  • Alam Syah

    Thank you for sharing…really good and I like it…this strategy been jn my mind for quite lonv before knows this site….its work very good even I used valks lvl one…I alsi share this to my clan

    • Will Potter

      Thank you very much Alam!

  • Parvez Dipto

    Thanks! Helps a lot after the last update… Lvl 3 Pekkas can’t K.O. most buildings. In that case, GoWiVa is now excellent. 🙂

    • Will Potter

      More and more players love using GoWiVa these days xD

  • Parvez Dipto

    Got a question though. GoWiWiVa better or GoWiVa? Got lvl 1 Valks ( I thought they were the worst troops in game 😛 ), lvl 4 Golems & max Witches

    • Will Potter

      It depends on the bases you are going to attack. I can’t say which one is better.
      You should also take a look at this strategy: http://cocland.com/strategies/hogowiwi-attack-strategy

      • Minhaz Sourav

        I generally use a Giant/Hog/WB(2) to lure cc … And deploy golem .. 3 wizard behind it enough to kill Dragon.
        Then another Golem and other wizards… 🙂

        • Will Potter

          That’s also a great popular step. Thanks for sharing buddy xD!

          • Minhaz Sourav

            Isn’t it much better to use GoWiVa at TH9 with level 4 Valkaries than GoWiPe?
            I m considering myself to go to TH9 and upgrade my fav troops and only walls but no TH9 defenses 😉 (Valkarie 4/Hog 5/ loon 6 / Lava 2 😀 ))

          • Will Potter

            So you are going to be a Town Hall 8.5?

          • Minhaz Sourav

            Yes… It seems in TH8 & TH9 there is vast Lab work comparing defensive buildings. So I decided to play as TH8.5 and make my war troops stronger 🙂 And my walls are 80% lvl 8.. Wanna make them lvl 9.
            And in war my opponents won’t be tough as I will b TH8.5 😀

          • Will Potter

            Good luck with TH8.5 buddy! xD

  • Surya Phani

    My valks are getting destroyed easily by opponents cc dragon can u suggest me a composition if opponents cc has air troops like drag +loon ?

  • Hanz Poblete

    I find this great but valks get wrecked when there is a dragon and a balloon on the cc…… I find it better luring the CC =)

  • Ralene Schizencephalyawareness

    I find it better to take a couple archers to lure cc troops, then have a higher level dragon in your cc and destroy cc troops, then this strategy works GREAT

    • Will Potter

      Thanks for sharing buddy. Yep your suggestion is great but it also depends on the enemy base layouts and the enemy Clan troops. There are plenty of ways to deal with them through.

      Btw thank you so much for your comment!

  • markim187

    Would it still be effective even if I just use level 1 valk? What should be the recommended level of Valks?

    • Will Potter

      Hi markim,
      I recommend using at least level 2 Valkyries. Level 1 Valks are pretty weak but you can try to use this strategy outside Clan Wars.

      • markim187

        Thank you! I will follow your advise.. 🙂

        • Will Potter

          You are very welcome buddy. Just ask me If you need any help.

          • markim187

            I need some help on this matter Will. If your TH 9 and witch will greatly affect your weight in war, how about getting a golem in TH 8 will it have a great impact on my weight as well?

          • Will Potter

            Yes, it matters If you want to focus on attacking TH7 players. Otherwise, you can upgrade the Dark Barracks once you are at late Town Hall 8. You need Golems to deal with other late TH8 players.

          • markim187

            Thanks Will! That clarifies everything..

  • Alejandro Palencia

    I’ve had lots of success with this strategy, valkyries are much faster than pekka. Although i used to have trouble 3 starring th8 max bases because they lose a lot of steam after destroying the core, i solved that by bringing some hogs in the clan castle. Now i almost always 3 star th8s with this army comp

    • Will Potter

      Thanks for the great share Alejandro!
      Hope you will help other players here improve their GoWiVa skill :D.

      • Derpity Derp

        What about drags in cc?

        • Will Potter

          Your WIzards can deal with it easily. Otherwise, you can lure it out and use Archers and Barbarians combo.

  • Mateus Souza

    If you have a good GoWiVa skill, GoWiVa >>> GoWiPe.

  • Sai Deep

    golem in cc in th8?

    • Will Potter

      Oh that is for Town Hall 9. I’m gonna update this. Thank you!

  • yobbei

    would this work in TH9

    • Will Potter

      Sure. Works well with Town Hall 9 also!

  • Gregory Fisher

    Wiva la diva
    Wiva Victoria

  • Josh Falle

    my fav these days is
    2 golem, 6 valk,1 pekka, 11 wizards,3 wbs,3goblins,3 barbs and 10 archers. Spells – 2 heal,3 quake+1 quake.
    CC – ether max pekka ( most dont donate valks/witches) or if i get what I want, a mix of witches/valks/wizards.

    Also known to throw in hogs/giants x3, or 6xloon. ( depends on enemy base)

    Also, no queen at th8…

    • Will Potter

      Hi Josh,
      Thank you very much for sharing this.
      Also, yes, I mentioned the Queen is for Town Hall 9 players who want to try this strategy!

  • Daniel M. Ramos

    I have a question for y’all. I normally use the following GoWiPe army with a queen walk added in.
    2 golem, 2 pekka, 13 wizards, 4 healers, 1 rage, 2 heal spells, 3 eq spells, wizards and eq in cc, BK, AQ. 2 extra archers for clean up.

    Basically my strategy is a modified GoWiPe. I use the rage to take care of the cc troops as they are distracted by the golems since wizards under rage make short work of anything. I use the heal spells to keep my main army alive as they gut the core of the base. Shortly after I have the main group going I drop the queen with the four healers as quickly as possible as she will need as much time as she can get to finish off the base. The final two archers are to take care of the odd couple of buildings such as corner builder huts and such. Of course I am not taking any wall breakers since the 4 earthquake spells easily crack open most bases all the way to the core where the TH is located.

    My question is this. If I replace the two pekka with six valks will it make it a more effective strategy? Is simply replacing pekka for valks all that there is to it in my case? I haven’t really used my valks much except in the role of cc defense for donations, where I think they shine.


    • Will Potter

      Hey Daniel,
      Yes, just simply replace the PEKKAs with your Valkyries, you will want to bring 1-2 more Vals into the attack.
      It’s much easier than using GoWiPe as I can see. Good luck further mate!

  • Maninder Beniwal

    Ha man i tried the gowiva attack after reading this blog and that was cool i took 7 valk, 2 golems, 17 wizards , 1 hog to take cc troops out some wb , 3 valk in my cc and poison and three healings and the attack went so good man thanks very very much..

    • Will Potter

      Awesome. I am very glad to hear that dude. Good luck further!

  • Palladin Warior

    Finnally in 2nd chance,. It’s really funny,.

    • Will Potter

      Yea! This strategy is really fun lol. Thank you very much for sharing the attack log.
      That’s great If you can upload the replay to YouTube as well:D.

      • Alex-The-Great

        what is the best army composition for th9?

  • Torquist

    Hi Will,

    Could you do a guide for 3 star Valk attacks in TH9? Like GoVaHo, GoVaLo?

    • Will Potter

      Of course. I am working on them right now :).

      • Torquist

        Thanks 🙂

    • Ishmam

      He has a GoVaLo guide

      • Torquist

        I’ve seen it but that is a GoVaLo guide for TH8, not TH9.

        I want to see something specifically for TH9 bases.

        • Ishmam

          Oh ok, sorry buddy 🙂

          • Torquist

            No problem 🙂

        • Will Potter

          I am working on some new Valk strategies, I will release them soon. Please be patient buddy :D.

          • Torquist

            I’ll be patient – now that Valks have been updated there will be a lot more Valk strategies going around!

  • Great Clan War attack strategy!!! Now I’m able to 3 Star any TH8. Will use it also for pushing to Champion League…

    • Will Potter

      Awesome! Looking for your great results with it buddy!

  • drick tingzon

    Will pls post a new guide for GoWiVa about the spell composition because Supercell changed the poison spell on the new update. Thank you.

    • Will Potter

      I am doing my best to update this mate :D.

      • Cj Williams

        What do you think about same comp but with 2 heals 3 EQ and EQ in cc? to open up base

        • Will Potter

          That depends on the enemy you are going to attack buddy. Can you share the screenshot here?

  • disqus_nl1d8qonnd

    Hey Will does 8.5 still work after the update? I currently only have walls, traps, and queen built, and I’m deciding whether to build other defenses

    • Will Potter

      Everything is still working fine from my end. My Town Hall 9.5 Clan is doing very well :D.

  • Palladin Warior

    Hi Will, I Find GoVaBo by Ash in youtube,. it’s look interesting.https://youtu.be/QIrtU5gNtIc
    and I want to ask you about nefring healer, is that be appart from recent update?

    • Palladin Warior

      Hi Will,. it’s seems that you get more hard work by carrying 2 blogs. I want to ask about this maintenance,. Is that means nefring healer be cancelled?

      • Will Potter

        Hello mate,
        There was a problem of Healers in the last update. They buff Hero by 70% instead of 50% as normal. It’s fixed now :D.

    • Will Potter

      Hello dude, I am working on this strategy and gonna post it soon. There are a lot of stuffs to do lol.
      In this update, Supercell didn’t change anything about the Healers :D.

  • Adam

    I found the picture of an Anchor in a different TH9 guide on cocland for GoLaLoon.

    • Palladin Warior

      it just an example to showing choosing anchor mate,.

    • Will Potter

      Yup, it’s from that guide buddy :D.

  • Pat

    Hey Will Potter – I was know my question has nothing to do with this article but you seems pretty well informed – why has supercell not made a “guard mode” for CC’s that is similar to that for your heroes? That way if I don’t have a shield but I receive the troops I would like for a war attack that I don’t have to worry about losing them if I don’t attack before my shield expires. Any idea why they have made that an option? I don’t see how it would let anyone manipulate the system much and it would be nice as it drives me nuts when I lose the cc troops I wanted because I lost my shield before I could attack. Any thoughts? I appreciate it!

  • insan fahmi

    th9 vs maxed defense th10. running out of time.


  • insan fahmi

    gowiva is good strategy, the only problem is the dark elixir cost.

    try to swap golem with giant if u want to farm.

    but for a war, golem is better.

  • Manoel Conde


    • Will Potter

      Wow. That’s awesome dude!

  • Ninad

    Thanx bro u help me alot this is all I need thanx for your help
    For th 9 what is added in space of 20 after base upgrade ..? Plz help

    • Will Potter

      Hello Ninad,
      You can buy 1 more Valkyrie + Wizards :D.

  • Ashish Borkar

    Can I use it with level 1 golem with level 5 wiz and others?

    • Will Potter

      Level 1 Golem is very weak buddy. You can try this when you have level 2 Golem :(.

      • Ryzek Chretien

        I have been super successful as a lower th8 three starring all mid-low th8s in my path with lvl1 golem and valk.

  • hello guys! @Ashish Borkar you can do it With lvl 1 Golem and Valkiries cause i did it and i finally got to Master’s League pretty easy in one week. I will post some screenshots as soon as i can 🙂

  • Nick Carter

    Can i use this strategy with level 3 Valkyrie at th9?

    • Will Potter

      Of course! No problem at all. Just don’t attack maxed base with it!

      • Nick Carter

        Thanx mate….:)

  • Hadipurnama Ktp88

    Supercell has decreased valkry hp, playing coc no longer as fun as used to

    • Oupal

      her damage and response is increased. I love the new valkyrie than before.

      • Will Potter

        Me too!

    • Will Potter

      If you don’t know, people are using Valkyries a lot now as they have better attack speed and damage!

  • wildcard2012

    been using this attack for a couple of weeks at TH9 – lvl 3 Golems, lvl3 vals and lvl 5 wizards. I am upgrading vals to lvl 4 atm. This attack rocks. 3 star 99% of the time!

    • Will Potter

      Awesome! Thank you very much for sharing this mate!

  • Dengar

    I use this for th11 clan wars. I do however bring a pekka for 1 purpose….get to the core.

    • Will Potter

      xD Thanks for sharing this man!

  • Liam

    How would you attach this base? Thinking south side with GoWiVa. Level 10 troops but 220 housing space.

    • Will Potter

      With GoWiVa?
      I would love to do Queen Walk on the left and attack with Kill Squad from the right side :D.

  • Thiha Kyaw

    i tried my first GoWiVa in today war against indo clan and this strategy is really awesome and fun to use. thanks for this perfect guide!

    • Will Potter

      This is awesome! I’m very glad to hear this man! Awesome!

  • Hey Will! Here is the Screenshot of The GoWiVa that i did earlier in Clan War : as you can see lvl 1 Golems et Valkiries XD!

    • Will Potter

      Wow! Awesome Uchih! Congrats! xD

  • Rauhan

    I am th8 i have lvl1 golem and lvl1 valks and lvl5 wiz can use this to max th8 please replay

  • Omar.d

    The best troops is 24 giant + 20 wizard + 3 healing spell .. i’ve try everything but its the best.

    • Will Potter

      xD Thanks for sharing this Omar!

  • Omar.d

    I’ve just try it, it’s WONDERFUL! !

    • Will Potter

      LOL. I am very glad to hear this buddy!

  • Sudhanv Apte

    hey will, I am finding it pretty hard to upgrade my golem to lv2. so can you recommend some stratergy to earn de faster while not losing trophies.
    also do we use level 2 valkys or level 1 will do???

  • Real Sandy

    Hey will can i use gowiva in clan war th9? my golem lvl 4 valk 1 wizz 5 wb 5.thanks

    • Will Potter

      You can but you should attack early Town Hall 9 bases. Also, you will want to upgrade it to level 3 as soon as possible buddy!

  • sed

    Lvl 2 golem lvl 5 wiz n wb lvl 1 val.. Will this strategy work with my troops?

    • Will Potter

      You should attack early TH9 with this army composition buddy!

  • nabil

    It is Too Hard.but anyone can Try it.

    • Will Potter

      Not really hard buddy! Good luck!

  • Kishan Dutt

    my golems and valks are only level 1, what would you suggest? mid level th8’s?

    • Will Potter

      I think it’s better to use Dragonloon + ZapQuake buddy!

  • Yagurax

    I like this strategy, but the suggested army composition has got no hogs or archers to take out a dragon, but still you suggest to lure it out and kill it with hogs and archers. Do you then replace vals or wiz with these archers and with how many? As an alternative, could you lure out the dragon and fix it on the king or a golem with wiz behind it for the kill?

    • Will Potter

      Yes, If the Clan Castle is hard to lure, you should do that!

  • Thien Nguyen

    In terms of spell compositions. Would you recommend 4 eqs(1 from clan) and 3 heals as an alternative. for TH9

    • Will Potter

      yes, just use Earthquake Spells If you want to get loads of compartments with them! It depends on base you are going to attack!

  • τονία ツ

    This army almost 3 starred a nearly max th9. Golems and Pekka break through the first wall, wall breakers for the second. Wizards clean the buildings around the entrance and then Valks run in with a jump spell. Heal and rages are mainly for valks too. I’d usually bring a poison to take the castle troops after the hog lures them out and queen would help with dragons if there are any. Most valks die near 80% and king/queen will clean up with golems and pekka.

    • Will Potter

      Wow! Impressive! Thanks for sharing this dude xD

  • Bullton

    as for the don’t us if level 1 golems, how much of a necessity

    are level 2 golems for this attack? i have everything max for th8 (for this army) except golems, with other troops max and not attacking fully maxed th8’s would it be possible with level 1 golems? Also at th8 how would replacing 1 heal for 4 eq’s work against bases with compartment designs

    • Will Potter

      You can attack with level 1 Golem but please only target early-mid Town Hall 8. Level 1 Golem is pretty soft and can be killed very quickly!

  • Mohamed Mohsen

    i have lvl 2 golems and lvl 2 valkyries and lvl 5 wiz can i use this strategy against maxed th8 ??

    • Will Potter

      Yes, please just give it a try!

      • Mohamed Mohsen

        i got 3 stars , it’s awesome strategy
        another question : can i use this strategy against th9 if i want to take 2 stars ??

        • Will Potter

          Yes of course, but, only attack new TH9 bases and always remember to take down the Queen first!

  • Jishu

    I have lvl5 wiz, lvl1 golem & lvl1 valks….can i use this stratagy for 3*ing max th8s??

    • Will Potter

      Nah, I don’t think that it will work against max Town Hall 8 bases. You will want to get your Golem to level 2 and Valkyrie to at least level 2!

      • Jishu

        Hello will..Ii removed 1 golem and took valks instead & I am using 2 heal and 4 eq…I take level6+ gaints as cc troops…by the this army I can 3 star any th8..I even 3 starred a th 8.5..[note-> I have lvl1 golem & lvl1 valk & lvl5 wiz]
        Thanks a ton mate

  • Vivek Rajbhar

    I recently tried …..it was nice…

    • Will Potter

      Can you show your defense levels buddy? Thank you a lot!

      • Vivek Rajbhar

        yes why not…mate…

        these screenshot is just 1 min old…and that war was ended 9 days ago…

      • Vivek Rajbhar

        my wizard and healing spell is now upgraded to 5…

  • Alex-The-Great

    what is the best army composition for th9?

  • Matt Scheffer

    It can also help to use hogs to clear defenses on the back-end of the base. The troops can get stuck in the middle of the base depending on the design, and the hogs help distract or destroy the defenses. Balloons can be used as well.

  • Bhavya Bhardwaj

    Instead of gowiva , we can use govaho . Sometimes valks get stuck after clearing the core . At that time , drop your hogs when the defenses are busy killing the valks , in this way , hogs will destroy those defenses easily and you will earn 3 stars :). By the way , this strategy suits only th9 – th11 .

  • Ngakhuipam Raleng17

    Totally works….Perfect!!! And I didn’t even have my Barb King

  • Ngakhuipam Raleng17

    This is my base.

  • Vivek Rajbhar

    Another Great attack on TH 8 with Max Defences….

  • Saijyoti Behera

    Guys plz help me….I’m a th8 player….I want to use gowiva composition in clan war….my golem is lvl 2 ,wiz lvl 2,Val lvl 2 ,wb lvl 5…so I wanna know should I use this gowiva strategy in spread out th 8 war base or not?

  • Yagurax

    I find this composition to work really well: 14 Val (lvl 2-4), 12 wiz (lvl 5-6), 2 Pekka (lvl 3), 2 WB, 1 hog, 1 archer, CC: 1 golem (lvl 5), Spells: 4 EQ (lvl 2-3), 2 Heal, 1 Rage. I am getting six stars on a regular basis no and can take on pretty strong bases with this. The key is to use the EQ on a point of the base where it opens up most and, if possible, where multiple cannons will be taken out early. Drop the EQ spells after starting the rest, to save valuable time. The hog lures cc to a corner where you place the archer and then golem leads cc while wiz do the killing (if you know the cc isn’t a dragon you can skip this part if you like). Make sure to drop the queen after the king and pekkas, then she can survive long and even to the end. Keep 2 wiz and the 2 WB towards the end. The WB to open critical walls from the outside for tired troops and the wiz to save the day by taking out huts in the corners or a critical defence towards the end. Use 1 heal and 1 rage for the core and close to the core and 1 heal for vals and pekkas hacking through walls after the core is done, when they will be under heavy fire. Be flexible with ur 1 heal and 1 rage spells if the battle takes a wrong turn and the vals move in mystrious ways. You might have to healrage pekkas and wiz in the core or you might have to rage them and heal vals in another locations for example.

  • Ayush

    I want to use this strategy for my clan wars. but i only have lvl 1 golem and lvl 1 valk. So what should I upgrade first? My hogs will be lvl 4 tomorrow, and I want to put goelm or valk. So, can u please suggest me bro..

  • Jimmy

    Hi I have lv1 golem lv4 valk and lv5 wizz.
    Can I use this strategies??

  • Sandun Niroshana

    Valka attack is so much fun indeed. But must execute carefully. I am max TH8 and 3 starred many bases with 2 Golems, 12 Valka, 12 Wizards (6 in CC) and wall breakers. Spells I used are 1 Rage, 2 Heals, Poison and a Haste (in CC). Has to be intelligent when dropping spells too. A very powerful and unstoppable attack if practiced well.

  • Chris

    !!!FOR MAX TH8!!!
    i found the best method to be 10 wizards, 10 wall breakers, 10 valks, 2 golems, 3 heal, 1 poison, and in cc 6 wiz 1 arch and another poison.
    If it’s in war get rid of a wiz and wall breaker and replace with hog and barb to lure cc. !!!FOR MAX TH8!!!

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  • Ashish Misra

    Wow thnx buddy


    im a th9 player and i need to know the amt of troops using gowiva in th9