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  • Progress ConstructionBuilders are the workers that live inside the Builder’s Hut.
  • They can upgrade, build, and rebuild structures, as well as upgrade your Heroes.
  • They can also remove Obstacles such as trees, rocks, bushes, etc.
  • One Builder can work on a building at a time.
  • Clicking on the Builder icon shows what upgrades they’re currently doing. Clicking on an upgrade shows the location of the structure.


  • Always use your gems on builders first rather than resources or finishing an upgrade. Be patient.
  • Putting your Builders on the corners of your base may slow down the attacker and let you have a better chance of winning. However, it also allows them to be destroyed with single troops (if your attacker remembers to look for them), which may make the difference between a 50% victory and a 49% loss.
    • However, can also help experienced players lure your Clan Castle defense troops to the corner to finish them off.


  • Wears a yellow-brown aviator hat. (Similar to the Wall Breaker’s)
  • Brown leathery pants.
  • Has a golden tooth.
  • Cheesy smile.
  • Blue eyes.
  • Appears bald.
  • Has a nose as big as his eyes.
  • Has a stone hammer.


  • When a builder is inactive, small z’s will appear from the roof of his house signaling that the builder is resting and is available to be assigned to an upgrade.
    • If you move an inactive builder’s hut but not place it, you will find the builder lying on the ground with his hammer on his belly.
  • They can upgrade anything but Troops if you have enough resources and your Town Hall is high enough.
  • There is a Builder section in the shop where you can buy builders if you tap the “+” icon on the Builder interface.
  • You do not need a Builder to add Decorations or Traps, but surpisingly you need a Builder to upgrade Walls
  • When the Builder is running, it moves as fast as a Goblin, and when walking, it moves as fast as a Barbarian.
  • The Builder does not always go to the same Builder’s Hut it came out of.
  • If the player moves an inactive Builder’s Hut, a Builder will be seen lying down on the spot where the hut used to be (but not actually sleeping). In older versions, the Builder is not seen lying down when the hut is moved; instead, there will be a dark spot of the Builder’s shadow.
  • When the Builder is upgrading something, it takes him 1 minute to create 88 strikes of his hammer on the building.
  • Two builders can be seen in the Fort Knobs village in Single Player Campaign.
  • If a Builder’s Hut is placed on another building and you go to Village Edit Mode before it moves automatically, then hit edit on your active village, then hit cancel, then exit edit mode, the builder will appear to sleep outside of its hut.
  • The appearance of the Builder is similar to that of a Miner.
  • On 4/8/17, the Builders appeared to have left the Home Village, leaving a note on their Builder’s Huts. Their role was first replaced by Barbarians to represent the Battle Ram in the Battle Ram Event; even the Builder icon changed to reflect this. It ended on 11/8/17 and the Barbarians was replaced by Giants. (see below)
  • On 11/8/17, the Barbarians have been replaced by the Giant in their work, again causing the Builder icon to change. In addition to this, when the Builder’s Huts are destroyed, defensive Giants come out. It is expected troops are going change again, soon to be Wizards, Witches and some other troops.


  • First Builder’s Hut – You already have this Builder at the start of the game.
  • Second Builder’s Hut – 250 Gems. (However, you are forced to purchase this Builder.)
  • Third Builder’s Hut – 500 Gems.
  • Fourth Builder’s Hut – 1,000 Gems.
  • Fifth Builder’s Hut – 2,000 Gems.
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Builders are the workers that live inside the Builder's Hut. They can upgrade, build, and rebuild structures, as well as upgrade your Heroes.
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  1. The builder’s hammer changes from left to right hands and vice versa when changing sides of the building he is working on.

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