(Updated 20 Sep 2020) Below are quick reference guide on completing some challenges using lightning spells along with level 5 earthquake spell (in some occasions).  You may use this guide to determine the number of lightning spell require for the respective level of each defense building type. 

Note: number of lightning spell may change in the future when SUPERCELL upate total damage per spell.

Whenever an earthquake spell are require, always drop it before lightning spell

+ denotes 1 additional Level 5 Earthquake (EQ) from clan castle or brew from dark spell from TH11> 

@ denotes 1 additional level 9 lightning spell from clan castle

@@ denotes 2 additional level 9 lightning spell from clan castle (CC Level 7 or higher)

 

 

Inferno Tower
InfernoTower

  Lightning Lvl 5 Lightning Lvl 6 Lightning Lvl 7 Lightning Lvl 8 Lightning Lvl 9 TH
1 4+ or 4@ or 2@@ 4+ or 3@ or 2@@ 1@@ 1@@ 2+ or 3 10
2 5+ or 5@ or 3@@ or 1+@@ 4+ or 4@ or 3@@ or 1+@@ 2@@ or 1+@@ 3+ or 4 or 2@@ or 1+@@ 3+ or 4 10
3 6+ or 6@ or 4@@ or 2+@@ 5+ or 5@ or 3@@ or 2+@@ 4+ or 3@@ or 1+@@ 4+ or 3@@ or 1+@@ 3+ or 4 10
4 7+ or 5@@ or 3+@@

6+ or 6@ or 4@@ or 2+@@

5+ or 4@@ or 2+@@ 4+ or 3@@ or 2+@@ 4+ or 5 11
5 8+ or 6@@ or 3+@@ 6+ or 5@@ or 3+@@ 5+ or 4@@ or 2+@@ 4+ or 4@@ or 2+@@ 4+ or 5 11
6 8+ or 7@@ or 4+@@ 7+ or 6@@ or 4+@@ 6+ or 5@@ or 3+@@ 5+ or 4@@ or 3+@@ 4+ or 6 12
7 9+ or 9@@ or 5+@@ 8+ or 7@@ or 4+@@ 6+ or 6@@ or 3+@@ 5+ or 5@@ or 3+@@ 5+ or 6 13

  

X-Bow
XBow

  Lightning Lvl 5 Lightning Lvl 6 Lightning Lvl 7 Lightning Lvl 8 Lightning Lvl 9 TH
1 4+ or 4@ or 2@@  4+ or 3@ or 2@@ 3+ or 4 or 1@@ 3+ 4 or 1@@ 2+ or 3 9
2 5+ or 5@ or 3@@  5+ or 5@ or 3@@ 4+ or 5 or 2@@ 4 3+ or 4 9
3 7+ or 7@ or 5@@  6+ or 6@ or 4@@ 5+ or 6 or 3@@ 4+ or 3@@ 3+ or 5 9
4 8+ or 8@ or 6@@  6+ or 7@ or 5@@ 5+ or 4@@ 4+ or 4@@ 4+ or 5 10
5  9+ or 10@ or 8@@ 7+ or 8@ or 7@@ 6+ or 5@@ 5+ or 5@@ 4+ or + 11
6 10+ or 11@ or 9@@  8+ or 10@ or 8@@ 7+ or 6@@ 6+ or 5@@ 5+ or 7 12
7  11+ or 11@@ 9+ or 11@ or 9@@  7+ or 7@@ 6+ or 6@@ 5+ or 7 13

 

Bomb Tower
BombTower

 

  Lightning Lvl 5 Lightning Lvl 6 Lightning Lvl 7 Lightning Lvl 8 Lightning Lvl 9 TH
1 2+ or 3 or 1@ 2+ or 3 or 1@ 2 1+ or 2 or 1@ 1+ or 2 8
2 2+ or 3 or 1@  2+ or 3 or 1@ 2 2 or 1@  1+ or 2 8
3 2+ or 3 or 1@ 2+ or 3 or 1@ 2 2 or 1@  1+ or 2 9
4 3+ or 4 or 2@ 2+ or 3 or 1@ 2+ or 3 or 2@ 10
5 3+ or 4 or 2@  3+ or 4 or 2@ 2+ or 3 or 2@ 2+ or 3 2 11
6 4+ or 5 or 3@ or 1@@  3+ or 3@ or 1@@  3+ or 4 or 2@ or 1@@ 2+ or 3 or 1@@ 2+ or 3  11
7 5+ or 6 or 4@ or 2@@ 4+ or 5 or 2@@  3+ or 4 or 3@ or 2@@ 3+ or 4 or 1@@ 3 12
8 5+ or 5@ or 3@@ 5+ or 6 or 3@@ 4+ or 5 or 4@ or 2@@  3+ or 4 or 2@@ 3+ or 4 13

 

 

Air Defense
AirDefense

  Lightning Lvl 5 Lightning Lvl 6 Lightning Lvl 7 Lightning Lvl 8 Lightning Lvl 9 TH
6 3 or 2@ 3+ or 2@ or 4 2+ or 3 or 2@ 2+ or 3 or 2@ 2 8
7 4 or 2@ 3+ or 2@ or 4 2+ or 3 or 2@ 2+ or 3 or 2@ 2 9
8 4+ or 3@ or 1@@ 3+ or 2@ or 4 or 1@@ 3 or 2@ or 1@@ 2+ or 3 or 2@ or 1@@ 2+ or 3 10
9 4+ or 3@ or 1@@ 3+ or 3@ or 5 or 1@@ 3+ or 2@ or 1@@ 2+ or 3 or 2@ or 1@@ 2+ or 3 11
10 4+ or 4@ or 1@@ 4+ or 3@ or 5 or 1@@ 3+ or 4 or 1@@ 3 or 2@ or 1@@ 2+ or 3 12
11 4+ or 4@ or 2@@ 4+ or 3@ or 5 or 2@@ 3+ or 4 or 1@@ 3+ or 4 or 2@ or 1@@ 2+ or 3 13

 

Clan Castle
ClanCastle

  Lightning Lvl 6 Lightning Lvl 7 Lightning Lvl 8 Lightning Lvl 9 TH
4 6+ or 3+@@ 5+ or 2+@@ 4+ or 2+@@ 4+ 8
5 7+ or 4+@@ 6+ or 3+@@ 5+ or 3+@@ 4+ 9
6 8+ or 5+@@ 7+ or 4+@@ 6+ or 3+@@ 5+ 10
7 9+ or 6+@@ 8+ or 5+@@ 7+ or 4+@@ 6+ 11
8 10+ or 7+@@ 8+ or 6+@@ 8+ or 5+@@ 6+ 12
9 11+ or 8+@@ 9+ or 6+@@ 9+ or 5+@@ 7+ 13

 

 

Eagle Artillery
EagleArtillery

  Lightning Lvl 6 Lightning Lvl 7 Lightning Lvl 8 Lightning Lvl 9 TH
1 9+ or 6+@@ 8+ or 5+@@ 6+ or 4+@@ 6+ 11
2 10+ or 7+@@ 8+ or 6+@@ 7+ or 5+@@ 6+ 11
3 11+ or 8+@@ 9+ or 6+@@ 8+ or 5+@@ 7+ 12
4 9+@@ 10+ or 7+@@ 8+ or 6+@@ 7+ 13

 

   

Air Sweeper
AirSweeper

  Lightning Lvl 5 Lightning Lvl 6 Lightning Lvl 7 Lightning Lvl 8 Lightning Lvl 9 TH
1 1@ or 2+ or 3 1@ or 2+ or 3 2 2 1+ or 2 6
2 1@ or 3 1@ or 2+ or 3 2 2 2 6
3 2@ or 3+ or 4 1@ or 2+ or 3 1@ or 2+ or 3 2 2 7
4 2@ or 3+ or 4 2+ or 2@ or 3 1@ or 2+ or 3 2 2 8
5 2@ or 3+ or 4 2@ or 3 1@ or 2+ or 3 2 2 9
6 2@ or 3+ or 4 2@ or 3+ or 4 2+ or 3 or 2@ 1@ 2 10
7 2@ or 3+ or 4 2@ or 3+ or 4 2+ or 3 or 2@ 2+ or 3 2 11

 

Mortar
Mortal

  Lightning Lvl 5 Lightning Lvl 6 Lightning Lvl 7 Lightning Lvl 8 Lightning Lvl 9 TH
4 1@ or 2+ 2 or 1@ 1+ or 2 1+ or 2 1 6
5 1@ or 2+ 2 or 1@ 2 or 1@ 1+ or 2 1+ or 2 7
6 1@ or 2+ 1@ or 2+ 2 or 1@ 1+ or 2 1+ or 2 8
7 1@ or 2+ 1@ or 2+ 2 or 1@ 1@ or 2 1+ or 2 9
8 1@ or 2+ 1@ or 2+ 2 or 1@ 1@ or 2 1+ or 2 10
9 1@ or 3 1@ or 2+ 2 or 1@ 1@ or 2 2 11
10 2@ or 3+ 1@ or 2+ 1@ or 2+ 1@ or 2 2 11
11 2@ or 3+ 2+ or 2@ 1@ or 2+ 1@ or 2 2 12
12 2@ or 3+ 2@ or 3+ 2+ or 2@ 1@ or 2+ or 3 2 12
13 2@ or 3+ 2@ or 3+ 2+ or 2@ 2+ or 2@ or 3 2 13

 

 

Scattershot
Scattershot

  Lightning Lvl 6 Lightning Lvl 7 Lightning Lvl 8 Lightning Lvl 9 TH
1 7+ or 4+@@ 6+ or 3+@@ 5+ or 3+@@ 4+ 13
2 8+ or 5+@@ 7+ or 4+@@ 6+ or 3+@@ 5+ 13