Builder Hall 8 introduces an array of exciting additions that bring a fresh wave of enjoyment for players at this level. Battle Copter takes the spotlight as a new hero machine, unlocking a wealth of new attack strategies.
Players must now choose between using the Battle Copter or the Battle Machine, as only one hero machine can be deployed during each phase of an attack. This decision adds an extra layer of strategy to every attack.
Power PEKKA makes its appearance exclusively at BH8. This immensely powerful unit unlocks a lot of new attack strategies.
The third noteworthy addition is the Mega Tesla, a robust defensive building designed to further improve the defense of a base. Its presence opens up loads of new base-building possibilities.
With all of these new additions, it becomes important to follow the proper upgrade order for BH8. This strategic upgrade guide ensures optimal progress and a swift transition to Builder Hall 9, where further adventures and challenges await.
Start with new Buildings
Builder Hall 8 introduces a plethora of new buildings that should be built. Here is the list of new buildings available at BH8:
- x1 Mega Tesla
- x1 Battle Copter Altar
- x20 Walls
- x1 Elixir Collector
- x1 Gold Mine
- x1 Double Cannon
- x1 Firecrackers
- x1 Spring Trap
- x1 Mega Mine
To begin with, prioritize the construction of the Battle Copter Altar, which carries a cost of 2,500,000 Builder Elixirs and requires no build time.
Fortunately, upon building the Battle Copter Altar, you will instantly receive a level 15 Battle Copter, greatly aiding your ability to attack other BH8 bases effectively.
Next, focus on building the remaining smaller buildings. These buildings have shorter construction times and can be completed within a few hours.
Once all the smaller buildings are built, proceed to work on the Mega Tesla, which will require a construction period of 2 days. However, it is advisable to leave the Mega Tesla at level one for the time being, as we will address its upgrades later.
Following the completion of the Mega Tesla’s construction, shift your attention to upgrading the other newly introduced buildings, such as the Double Cannon and Firecrackers.
Aim to elevate these buildings to the same level as the pre-existing buildings. Assign a single builder to handle all of these upgrades.
With the inclusion of the powerful Mega Tesla and the increased number of defense buildings, it becomes necessary to prioritize upgrading your troops in order to tackle strong Builder Hall 8 Bases effectively.
By upgrading Star Laboratory, you unlock access to advanced troop levels that are needed for better attack results. Therefore, allocating resources and attention to upgrading the Star Laboratory should be considered a high-priority task.
Star Laboratory to level 8 upgrade cost: 3,000,000 Builder Elixirs
Star Laboratory to level 8 upgrade time: 6 days
Another important upgrade to prioritize is the Builder Barracks. By upgrading the Builder Barracks to level 10, you unlock the mighty Power PEKKA, an incredibly powerful troop.
The Power PEKKA has exceptional hitpoints and delivers devastating damage per second. What’s more, when activated, its ability inflicts tremendous explosion damage to nearby targets, further increasing its destructive potential.
Builder Barracks to level 10 upgrade cost: 1,500,000 Builder Elixirs
Builder Barracks to level 10 upgrade time: 3 days
At Builder Hall 8, the Clock Tower receives an upgrade to level 8, resulting in an extension of its boost duration from 26 to 28 minutes. Although the additional two minutes may appear insignificant, they make a notable difference.
The Clock Tower holds a major role in speeding up the upgrade process of a BH8 base, thus earning it a higher priority in terms of upgrades.
Clock Tower to level 8 upgrade cost: 2,200,000 Builder Gold
Clock Tower to level 8 upgrade time: 3 days
The Healing Hut is undeniably an important building that significantly influences the outcome of your attacks. Its primary function is to provide a certain amount of healing percentage to your surviving troops from the first phase of an attack.
This healing effect proves to be pivotal during the second phase of the attack and can determine the success or failure of your overall attack.
Healing Hut to level 4 upgrade cost: 3,250,000 Builder Elixirs
Healing Hut to level 4 upgrade time: 4 days
Having an ample supply of Builder Elixir allows for a smooth and uninterrupted progression in upgrading your base. It enables you to readily access the necessary resources required for upgrading troops and heroes, ensuring their continuous upgrades without hindrances.
By ensuring you have a substantial quantity of Builder Elixir storage capacity, you can seamlessly proceed with base upgrades, without concerns about potential storage limitations.
Elixir Storage to level 8 upgrade cost: 2,000,000 Builder Gold
Elixir Storage to level 8 upgrade time: 3 days
At Builder Hall 8, the Battle Machine receives five new level upgrades, allowing it to reach an impressive level 25.
It is advisable to dedicate one of your Builders to focus on upgrading the Battle Machine for the next couple of weeks. This will help you reach level 25 on your Battle Machine quickly. Battle Machine plays a major role in executing effective attacks at BH8.
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For the upcoming upgrade, our focus will be on the Mega Tesla. At Builder Hall 8, the Mega Tesla can be upgraded up to level 8.
However, it’s important to note that these upgrades will demand a higher capacity of Gold Storage than what you currently have. To prevent any storage limitations and ensure smooth progression, it is recommended to prioritize the upgrades of your Gold Storage buildings.
Gold Storage to level 8 upgrade cost: 2,000,000 Builder Elixirs
Gold Storage to level 8 upgrade time: 3 days
The Mega Tesla stands as a powerful defense building capable of simultaneously striking two targets with its lightning zap.
Upgrading the Mega Tesla holds the potential to significantly increase your base’s defense against powerful units like the Power PEKKA, Battle Copter, and Battle Machine.
Harnessing the power of the Mega Tesla through its upgrades empowers your base to effectively withstand and repel attacks from powerful units. Its ability to inflict devastating damage plays an important part in safeguarding your base against all types of attack strategies.
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The Battle Copter undergoes a major transformation at Builder Hall 8, receiving a total of 10 upgrades that elevate it from level 15 to level 25. These upgrades demand a considerable investment of both time and Builder Elixir.
To effectively manage these requirements, it is recommended to get the star bonus every day.
Once you successfully upgrade the Battle Copter to level 25, its improved statistics will empower you to confidently tackle any type of BH8 base.
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The Roaster has an advantage over other defenses at Builder Hall 8 due to its ability to deal splash damage to both air and ground targets.
By prioritizing the upgrade of the Roaster to level 8, you can improve your base’s defense by a significant percentage.
Roaster to level 8 upgrade cost: 3,600,000 Builder Gold
Roaster to level 8 upgrade time: 10 days
While the Archer Tower may not immediately grab attention, underestimating its potential would be a mistake. This unassuming defense has impressive statistics that make it worthy of higher priority points than some other defenses.
The Archer Tower has a decent range, allowing it to engage and target all types of troops.
This variety in its target ensures that no enemy unit goes unnoticed, making it an effective defense against a wide array of attack strategies.
Archer Tower to level 8 upgrade cost: 2,800,000 Builder Gold
Archer Tower to level 8 upgrade time: 6 days
The Air Bombs prove to be a nightmare for aerial troops as a defensive building. Its ability to unleash massive splash damage specifically targeting flying units adds a lot of value to the defense of a base.
It has the capability to eliminate a group of Beta Minions in a single blast.
Air Bombs to level 8 upgrade cost: 3,400,000 Builder Gold
Air Bombs to level 8 upgrade time: 8 days
In contrast to the Mortar in the Home Village, the Multi Mortar in the Builder Base holds significantly higher priority when it comes to upgrades.
This is primarily due to its exceptional effectiveness against smaller ground units such as Cannon Carts and Sneaky Archers.
By assigning the Multi Mortar the upgrade priority it deserves, you improve your base’s defense and gain an advantage against ground-based enemy units.
Multi Mortar to level 8 upgrade cost: 3,500,000 Builder Gold
Multi Mortar to level 8 upgrade time: 9 days
The Double Cannon proves to be another highly effective defense against ground troops. This effectiveness makes it an important building that deserves a higher upgrade priority.
Double Cannon to level 8 upgrade cost: 3,200,000 Builder Gold
Double Cannon to level 8 upgrade time: 6 days
Maintaining a balanced approach between air and ground-based defense upgrades holds significant importance in amplifying your base’s defense.
Concentrating solely on ground-based defenses leaves your base vulnerable to air-based attack strategies. Thus, our next upgrade will prioritize upgrading the Firecrackers.
The Firecrackers demonstrate remarkable effectiveness in countering air troops.
By upgrading the Firecrackers, you strike a balance between air and ground defenses, improving your base’s defense against diverse attack strategies.
Firecrackers to level 8 upgrade cost: 3,000,000 Builder Gold
Firecrackers to level 8 upgrade time: 6 days
The Crusher has powerful area-splash damage, making it a highly effective defense capable of eliminating multiple troops simultaneously.
Its exceptional effectiveness against the Battle Machine and Boxer Giants further solidifies its importance in your defense upgrades. Looking at Crusher’s impressive statistics, it becomes clear why it warrants considerable attention and upgrade priority.
Crusher to level 8 upgrade cost: 3,400,000 Builder Gold
Crusher to level 8 upgrade time: 8 days
At Builder Hall 8, OTTO’s Outpost receives an upgrade to level 8. This upgrade notably enhances its hitpoints, increasing them to 2150.
Additionally, the upgrade also improves the statistics of the Zappies it spawns. The improved statistics of the Zappies spawned by OTTO’s Outpost add an extra layer of defense.
These upgraded Zappies have better abilities, enabling them to counter enemy troops and provide additional support in repelling attacks.
OTTO’s Outpost to level 8 upgrade cost: 4,000,000 Builder Gold
OTTO’s Outpost to level 8 upgrade time: 9 days
At Builder Hall 8, the Giant Cannon receives an upgrade to level 8, resulting in improvements to its statistics. This upgrade improves both its damage per second and hitpoints.
The most notable feature of the Giant Cannon is its unique ability to penetrate enemy units with its cannonball. By doing so, the Giant Cannon can target multiple units with a single shot.
By prioritizing the upgrade of the Giant Cannon to level 8, you increase your base’s defensive strength and its capacity to repel attacks effectively.
Giant Cannon to level 8 upgrade cost: 3,800,000 Builder Gold
Giant Cannon to level 8 upgrade time: 10 days
The Guard Post’s troops fulfill a major role in increasing your base’s defenses by diverting the attention of enemy troops. The presence of troops from the Guard Post creates a diversionary effect that draws the focus of enemy forces towards them.
By luring and engaging the attention of enemies, these troops effectively disrupt the flow of attacks. This diversion often throws a wrench into the enemy’s carefully laid plans.
This upgrade of the Guard Post will increase the level of your defending troops.
Guard Post to level 8 upgrade cost: 3,200,000 Builder Gold
Guard Post to level 8 upgrade time: 8 days
The Hidden Tesla introduces an intriguing element of surprise to your base’s defenses, catching attackers off guard. With its rapid attack rate and ability to target all types of troops, the Hidden Tesla surpasses the effectiveness of the Cannon.
By correctly prioritizing the Hidden Tesla’s upgrades and strategically placing them throughout your base, you can improve your base’s overall defense.
Hidden Tesla to level 8 upgrade cost: 3,100,000 Builder Gold
Hidden Tesla to level 8 upgrade time: 6 days
At Builder Hall 8, the Cannon often takes a lower priority in terms of upgrades compared to other defense buildings. This is because the Cannon tends to lag behind in terms of overall statistics.
But, it is still important to upgrade the Cannon to further enhance your base’s defense.
Cannon to level 8 upgrade cost: 2,500,000 Builder Gold
Cannon to level 8 upgrade time: 6 days
Mines and Collectors
With the completion of our defense upgrades, it is now to shift our attention to less useful buildings such as Elixir Collectors, Gem Mine, and Gold Mines. While these buildings do provide free resources, the amount obtained from them is relatively low.
Walls and Traps
As we near the end of our Builder Hall 8 journey, it is important to shift our attention to the final upgrades, namely walls, and traps.
As you embark on the journey to Builder Hall 9, the upgrades to walls and traps serve as the crowning touch to your BH8 base, providing the necessary defense and resilience to withstand enemy attacks.