Dark Barracks


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Clash of Clans | Dark Barracks Info

"The Dark Barracks will open doors for creatures born out of Dark Elixir. Upgrade the barracks to unlock more troops with unique battle skills."

Dark Barracks is where you can train troops that require Dark Elixir.


  1. 1. Upgrading Barracks
  2. 2. Training Troops
  3. 3. Training Time Calculation
  4. 4. Number Available
  5. 5. Upgrade Chart
  6. 6. Training Times
  7. 7. Upgrade Images

Upgrading Barracks

Upgrading Dark Barracks allows them to train new troops. Each specific level unlocks a new Dark Elixir troop.

During upgrades, the specific Dark Barrack can't be used. If you upgrade all of them at the same time you will not be able to train any Dark Elixir troop at all.

Training Troops

Once the troop is trained he will leave the Barracks and move to the Army Camps.

You can queue extra troops on the Barracks as well. The queue capacity is 2 times your Army Camp capacity. All troops will be trained, but only the first half (120) will go to the Army Camps. For example, if you have 120 hosing space capacity on your Army Camps, you can queue 240 troops on your Barracks.

This is very useful as it allows you to train 2 armies. Once you attack and use the troops from the Army Camp, all queued troops already trained on the Dark Barracks will leave to the Army Camps. This is very useful as you can have 2 complete armies ready to be used.

The troop production can be boosted by a rate of 4 using Gems or the Training Potion. For 30 Gems you can boost the troop production, which will boost all Barracks and Dark Barracks. Boosting with the Training Potion will boost all training buildings including Dark Barracks, Spell Factory, Dark Spell Factory, Siege Machine Workshop, and Heroes regeneration.

Queued troops on the Dark Barracks can be canceled at any time and the Dark Elixir spent will be 100% refunded. Once the troop left the Dark Barrack to Army Camps it can still be dismissed but without any refund.

Training Time Calculation

The training time of the troops is based on how many barracks capable of training that specific troop is available.

For example, training a Golem takes 10 minutes. However, if both Dark Barracks are available (not being upgraded) and can train the Golem (based on their level), the training time is reduced by 2, taking 5 minutes to complete the training.

If one Barrack is currently being upgraded, it will not work and the training time will be increased.

Number Available

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Number Available00000012222222

Upgrade Chart

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Unlocked Unit
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Build Cost
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Build Time
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Experience Gained
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Town Hall Level Required
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2Hog Rider550300,00012h2077
6Lava Hound7502,200,0003d5099
8Ice Golem8504,000,0009d88111

Training Times

Training Times of Dark Elixir Troops
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TroopNumber of Dark Barracks Available
1 Barracks2 Barracks
Hog Rider1m 30s45s
Valkyrie3m1m 30s
Lava Hound10m5m
Ice Golem5m2m 30s
Super Troops
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Super Minion3m 36s1m 48s
Super Valkyrie7m 30s3m 45s
Super Witch13m 20s6m 40s
Ice Hound13m 20s6m 40s
Super Bowler10m5m

Upgrade Images

Level 1Level 2
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Level 5Level 6
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Level 7Level 8
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