Clash of Clans gets a Christmas update on iOS and Android

Clash of Clans christmas update

‘Tis the season to go out and raid another clan’s village. Clash of Clans has received a new holiday update that brings Christmas joy to the popular mobile combat strategy game. The latest update adds a number of holiday visuals including falling snow and an air strike of deadly Christmas presents known as Santa Strikes. It isn’t all just Christmas glee, as the update also includes a ton of fixes, tweaks, and balancing changes to the game.

The free update is available for both Android and iOS users. Below are the official patch notes:

Winter is here

  • Enjoy the snowy sights, sounds and hunt for elusive jingle-bearing trees
  • Limited time special defense: Santa Strike! Call in an air strike of explosive presents (but what is inside the boxes?)

Reworked Inferno Tower is hotter than ever

  • Brand new multiple target mode launches a blazing web of flames against several troops at once, but the flames will not charge up in this mode
  • Troops targeted by the Inferno Tower are no longer able to be healed. Use multiple target mode to seriously hinder healing reliant armies
  • Switch between the classic single target or new multiple target mode at any time
  • Inferno Tower level 3 will help keep you warm this Winter

Revamped looting

  • Percentage of loot available now decreases based on defender’s town hall level
  • Maximum amount of loot available now increases based on defender’s town hall level
  • Loot bonus when attacking opponents at higher town hall levels has been removed

Interface and feature improvements

  • Clash is now fully localized in Korean!
  • Village Edit Mode: New base layouts in-progress will be automatically saved and resumed if the game restarts
  • Added “Training capacity” to barracks info and upgrade screens
  • Unarmed traps are now indicated a by a smoke effect instead of text bubbles
  • Arabic text input has been improved

Balance tweaks

  • Decreased the attack range of Inferno Towers from 10 to 9 tiles
  • Decreased the cost of the Inferno Tower level 2 upgrade
  • Slightly increased damage of level 4 Dragons
  • Slightly increased HP and damage of level 6 Giants

Many more bug fixes, tweaks and performance improvements

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