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For Level 8 to Level 10 Lightning spells guide (Click here)

(Updated 22 Oct 2022) 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 spells required for the respective level of each defense building type. 

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

Whenever an earthquake spell is required, always drop it before a lightning spell

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

@ denotes 1 additional level 9 lightning spell from clan castle

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

 # denotes 1 additional level 10 lightning spell from clan castle

## denotes 2 additional level 10 lightning spells from a clan castle (CC Level 7 or higher)

 

Inferno Tower
InfernoTower

  Lightning Level 5 Lightning Level 6 Lightning Level 7 TH
1 4+ or 4@ or 2@@ 4+ or 3@ or 2@@ 1@@ 10
2 5+ or 5@ or 3@@ or 1+@@ 4+ or 4@ or 3@@ or 1+@@ 2@@ or 1+@@ 10
3 6+ or 6@ or 4@@ or 2+@@ 5+ or 5@ or 3@@ or 2+@@ 4+ or 3@@ or 1+@@ 10
4 7+ or 5@@ or 3+@@

6+ or 6@ or 4@@ or 2+@@

5+ or 4@@ or 2+@@ 11
5 8+ or 6@@ or 3+@@ 6+ or 5@@ or 3+@@ 5+ or 4@@ or 2+@@ 11
6 8+ or 7@@ or 4+@@ 7+ or 6@@ or 4+@@ 6+ or 5@@ or 3+@@ 12
7 9+ or 9@@ or 5+@@ 8+ or 7@@ or 4+@@ 6+ or 6@@ or 3+@@ 13
8 10+ or 10@@ or 6+@@ 9+ or 9@@ or 5+@@ 7+ or 7@@ or 4+@@ 14
9 7+@@ 9+ or 9@@ or 7+# 7## or 6+@ 15

X-Bow
XBow

  Lightning Level 5 Lightning Level 6 Lightning Level 7 TH
1 4+ or 4@ or 2@@  4+ or 3@ or 2@@ 3+ or 4 or 1@@ 9
2 5+ or 5@ or 3@@  5+ or 5@ or 3@@ 4+ or 5 or 2@@ 9
3 7+ or 7@ or 5@@  6+ or 6@ or 4@@ 5+ or 6 or 3@@ 9
4 8+ or 8@ or 6@@  6+ or 7@ or 5@@ 5+ or 4@@ 10
5  9+ or 10@ or 8@@ 7+ or 8@ or 7@@ 6+ or 5@@ 11
6 10+ or 11@ or 9@@  8+ or 10@ or 8@@ 7+ or 6@@ 12
7  11+ or 11@@ 9+ or 11@ or 9@@  7+ or 7@@ 13
8   10+ or 10@@ 8+ or 8@@ 14
9   10+ or 11@@ 8+ or 9@@ 14
10   11## 9@@ 15

 

Bomb Tower
BombTower

  Lightning Level 5 Lightning Level 6 Lightning Level 7 TH
1 2+ or 3 or 1@ 2+ or 3 or 1@ 2 8
2 2+ or 3 or 1@  2+ or 3 or 1@ 2 8
3 2+ or 3 or 1@ 2+ or 3 or 1@ 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@ 11
6 4+ or 5 or 3@ or 1@@  3+ or 3@ or 1@@  3+ or 4 or 2@ or 1@@ 11
7 5+ or 6 or 4@ or 2@@ 4+ or 5 or 2@@  3+ or 4 or 2@@ 12
8 5+ or 5@ or 3@@ 5+ or 6 or 3@@ 4+ or 5 or 2@@  13
9 7+ or 9 or 5@@ 6+ or 8 or 4@@ 5+ or 6 or 3@@   14
10 7+ or 5## 6+ or 5@@ 5+ or 4@@ 15

 

Air Defense
AirDefense

  Lightning Level 5 Lightning Level 6 Lightning Level 7 TH
6 3 or 2@ 3+ or 2@ or 4 2+ or 3 or 2@ 8
7 4 or 2@ 3+ or 2@ or 4 2+ or 3 or 2@ 9
8 4+ or 3@ or 1@@ 3+ or 4 or 2@ or 1@@ 2@ or 1@@ 10
9 4+ or 3@ or 1@@ 3+ or 3@ or 5 or 1@@ 3+ or 2@ or 1@@ 11
10 4+ or 4@ or 1@@ 4+ or 3@ or 5 or 1@@ 3+ or 4 or 1@@ 12
11 4+ or 4@ or 2@@ 4+ or 3@ or 5 or 2@@ 3+ or 4 or 1@@ 13
12 5+ or 2@@ 4+ or 2@@ 3+ or 2@@ 14
13 1+@@ 1+@@ or 2@@ 3@ 15

 

 

Eagle Artillery
EagleArtillery

  Lightning Level 6 Lightning Level 7 Lightning Level 8 TH
1 9+ or 6+@@ 8+ or 5+@@ 6+ or 4+@@ 11
2 10+ or 7+@@ 8+ or 6+@@ 7+ or 5+@@ 11
3 11+ or 8+@@ 9+ or 6+@@ 8+ or 5+@@ 12
4 9+@@ 10+ or 7+@@ 8+ or 6+@@ 13
5   10+ 9+ or 10@@ 14

 

   

Air Sweeper
AirSweeper

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

 

Mortar
Mortal

  Lightning Level 5 Lightning Level 6 Lightning Level 7 TH
4 1@ or 2+ 2 or 1@ 1+ or 2 6
5 1@ or 2+ 2 or 1@ 2 or 1@ 7
6 1@ or 2+ 1@ or 2+ 2 or 1@ 8
7 1@ or 2+ 1@ or 2+ 2 or 1@ 9
8 1@ or 3+ 1@ or 2+ 2 or 1@ 10
9 1@ or 3 2+ 2+ or 1@ 11
10 3+ 2+ 2+ or 2@ or 3 11
11 4+ 3+ 3+ or 1@@ or 2@ 12
12 4+ 1## 3+ or 1@@ 12
13 5+ 2@@ 1+@@ or 2@@ 13
14 6+ 1+@@ 1+@@ or 2## 14
15 6+ 3+# 1+## or 2## 15

 

 

Monolith
Scattershot

  Lightning Level 5 Lightning Level 6 Lightning Level 7 TH
1 11+ 11+ 9+ 15
2   11+@ 9+ 15

 

 

Scattershot
Scattershot

  Lightning Level 6 Lightning Level 7 Lightning Level 8 TH
1 7+ or 4+@@ 6+ or 3+@@ 5+ or 3+@@ 13
2 8+ or 5+@@ 7+ or 4+@@ 6+ or 3+@@ 13
3  9+@@ 11+ or 8+@@   9+ or 6+@@  14