Many of you Clash of Clans players may get confused on which troops to upgrade first when you had finished the construction of your laboratory. My answer is simple, archers upgrade should be your first priority when doing upgrades. Why? Because archers are more valuable in the long run especially if you are a very active Clash of Clans players who likes to raid and make someone else’s base turn to rubble. There are 3 reasons why archer is your highest priority troops to upgrade.
First, archer has the best attacking power compared to barbarians or goblins. You might wondering why because not only archer has the lowest health but it also has the lowest damage per second (dps) attack power compared to barbs or goblins. That’s because archer has one attack ability that the others don’t, and it’s called ranged attack ability. This means that archers have a better opportunity to hit those defensive buildings such as cannons or towers regardless of wall protections. Try to compare that with barbarians which need to breakthrough the wall first before they can get to anything.
Second, archer doesn’t pick targets. Unlike goblins which prioritize the resource buildings when attacking, the archers hit