The Hog Rider card is just one of the best cards in the game, and it can be totally fatal when used in a correct way. This card basically has everything: he has a lot of hit points, he is one of the fastest troops in the game, he has very decent damage per second, a level 5 Hog Rider with a 155 d.p.s. And the best thing is he goes straight for your opponents towers. He targets buildings and is going to go straight to the Crown Tower or defensive building with his massive hammer which will certainly cause some damage. Hog Rider can even jump over the river and small troops. All of these reasons makes him an excellent offensive Clash Royale card. A lot of you must have already heard of the combination of two cards Freeze Spell with Hog Rider which is considered to be one of the deadliest combos in the game, but here we are going to tell you about some attack strategies with Hog Rider that you may not yet heard of. This strategy will help you to better understand how Hog Rider card can be used and what are the best ways of utilizing the Hog Rider.
Here are some of the best decks or ideas that you can use with a Hog Rider. First, you can use a Battle deck with these cards: The Minion Horde, Cannon, Fireball, Arrows, Archers, Spear Goblins, Lightning and the most important card in this deck Hog Rider. This is how it works – The Minion Horde is an excellent defensive and offensive card. You can use it to remove a lot of big threats like Golems, PEKKAs, Inferno Towers and more. Also, you’re going to need a Cannon as a defensive structure to stop opposing Hog Riders or Prince from targeting your tower. Cards such as Fireball and Arrows are great so you can control swarm of hoards and troops. Archers and Spear Goblins are there to constantly pressure your opponent, to weaken its tower and then finish them off with your Hog Rider. So, that’s basically the idea of this Battle deck, to constantly pressure your opponent, weaken the towers and finish them off with Hog Rider. The spell card Lightning is a splendid combination with Hog Rider, because if Hog Rider is stopped by defenses, structures or buildings, with the Lightning spell you can weaken them, destroy those buildings, finish them off with maybe even a Fireball. And then you can use your Hog Rider to target their Arena Tower.
You can also try out your strategy with Hog Rider with some of the other cards replaced. Instead of Lightning, you can use Freeze spell card. It is an excellent combination with your Hog Rider and it can be used with extreme effectiveness. You can freeze defensive structures, troops and allow your Hog Rider to target their Arena Towers freely. You can also replace your Cannon with even better defense card, Inferno Tower.