Cards:

Balloon

5
Balloon
As pretty as they are, you won't want a parade of THESE balloons showing up on the horizon. Drops powerful bombs and when shot down, crashes dealing area damage.

Seen in 6% of the last 50 competitive decks.

About 67.06% of Clash Royale players have obtained this card.

Most Commonly Countered with:

5
Minion Horde
Rarity: Common
Type: Troop
Six fast, unarmored flying attackers. Three's a crowd, six is a horde!
Seen in 32% of the last 50 competitive decks.
5
Minion Horde
15%
3
Archers
Rarity: Common
Type: Troop
A pair of unarmored ranged attackers. They'll help you with ground and air unit attacks, but you're own your own with coloring your hair.
Seen in 6% of the last 50 competitive decks.
3
Archers
12%
3
Minions
Rarity: Common
Type: Troop
Three fast, unarmored flying attackers. Roses are red, minions are blue, they can fly, and will crush you!
Seen in 40% of the last 50 competitive decks.
3
Minions
12%
2
Spear Goblins
Rarity: Common
Type: Troop
Three unarmored ranged attackers. Who the heck taught these guys to throw spears!?! Who thought that was a good idea?!
Seen in 24% of the last 50 competitive decks.
2
Spear Goblins
8%
4
Baby Dragon
Rarity: Epic
Type: Troop
Flying troop that deals area damage. Baby dragons hatch cute, hungry, and ready for a barbeque.
Seen in 6% of the last 50 competitive decks.
4
Baby Dragon
8%
5
Musketeer
Rarity: Rare
Type: Troop
Don't be fooled by her delicately coiffed hair, the Musketeer is a mean shot with her trusty broomstick.
Seen in 28% of the last 50 competitive decks.
5
Musketeer
7%
4
Tesla
Rarity: Common
Type: Building
Defensive building. Whenever it's not zapping the enemy, the power of Electrickery is best kept grounded.
Seen in 4% of the last 50 competitive decks.
4
Tesla
7%
5
Wizard
Rarity: Rare
Type: Troop
The most awesome man to ever set foot in the arena, the Wizard will blow you away with his handsomeness... and/or fireballs.
Seen in 2% of the last 50 competitive decks.
5
Wizard
5%
5
Inferno Tower
Rarity: Rare
Type: Building
Defensive building, roasts targets for damage that increases over time. Burns through even the biggest and toughest enemies.
Seen in 4% of the last 50 competitive decks.
5
Inferno Tower
4%
5
Witch
Rarity: Epic
Type: Troop
Summons skeletons, shoots destructo beams, has glowing pink eyes that unfortunately don't shoot lasers.
Seen in 4% of the last 50 competitive decks.
5
Witch
2%

Most Commonly Used to Counter:

6
X Bow
Rarity: Epic
Type: Building
Nice towers you got there. Would be a shame if this X-Bow whittled it down from this side of the arena...
Seen in 4% of the last 50 competitive decks.
6
X Bow
16%
3
Cannon
Rarity: Common
Type: Building
Defensive building. Shoots cannonballs with deadly effect, but cannot target flying troops.
Seen in 50% of the last 50 competitive decks.
3
Cannon
9%
5
Bomb Tower
Rarity: Rare
Type: Building
Defensive building that houses a Bomber. Deals area damage to anything dumb enough to stand near it.
Seen in 4% of the last 50 competitive decks.
5
Bomb Tower
8%
3
Mortar
Rarity: Common
Type: Building
Defensive building with a long range. Shoots exploding shells that deal area damage. Cannot shoot at targets that get very close!
Seen in 4% of the last 50 competitive decks.
3
Mortar
7%
4
Tesla
Rarity: Common
Type: Building
Defensive building. Whenever it's not zapping the enemy, the power of Electrickery is best kept grounded.
Seen in 4% of the last 50 competitive decks.
4
Tesla
7%
5
Goblin Hut
Rarity: Rare
Type: Building
Building that spawns Spear Goblins. But don't look inside. You don't want to see how they are made.
Seen in 2% of the last 50 competitive decks.
5
Goblin Hut
6%
7
Barbarian Hut
Rarity: Rare
Type: Building
Troop building that periodically deploys Barbarians to fight the enemy. Time to make the Barbarians.
Seen in 2% of the last 50 competitive decks.
7
Barbarian Hut
6%
5
Prince
Rarity: Epic
Type: Troop
Don't let the little pony fool you. Once the Prince gets a running start, you WILL be trampled. Does 2x damage once he gets charging.
Seen in 8% of the last 50 competitive decks.
5
Prince
5%
5
Elixir Collector
Rarity: Rare
Type: Building
You gotta spend Elixir to make Elixir. Boots Elixir production.
Seen in 54% of the last 50 competitive decks.
5
Elixir Collector
4%
4
Fireball
Rarity: Rare
Type: Spell
Annnnnd... Fireball. Incinerates a small area, dealing high damage. Reduced damage to Crown Towers.
Seen in 18% of the last 50 competitive decks.
4
Fireball
3%

Card Usage

Patch Updates affecting Balloon

patch release date description
Mar 23, 2016 - 13 months ago Hitpoints increased by 5% - The Balloon has low use rates at the top, and many enemies (buildings!). More hitpoints should help it get to those towers!