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Boom Beach tips and tricks: keys to a winning strategy

Boom Beach is from the makers of Clash of Clans and is one of the best strategy games for Android. This free-to-play game is a great pick if you're looking for an adventure. We have some useful tips, tricks and strategies here. Come see our Boom Beach guide.

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Here are some tips and tricks for Boom Beach. / © ANDROIDPIT

Boom Beach diamonds

Even in Boom Beach, diamonds are particularly important, as you can accelerate the construction of your buildings and troops with them. As you earn  to the coveted premium currency, you can learn some great ways to spend it here. 

  • Pay attention to the card (Archipelago), because it appears at irregular intervals in chests. There are often several Boom Beach diamonds located in it. So keep your eyes peeled.
  • You can find Boom Beach diamonds when you dive with the submarine. Before the job starts, you will happily see how many Boom Beach diamonds you get after the completion of the mission.
  • Conquer as many achievements and POIs in Boom Beach because you will be rewarded with diamonds.
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Complete as many achievements as you can for diamonds. / © ANDROIDPIT

Boom Beach achievement diamonds

Boom Beach diamonds: achieve 'Chain of Command'

  • Upgrade your headquarters to level 3 for 10 Boom Beach diamonds.
  • Upgrade your headquarters to level 10 for 20 Boom Beach diamonds.
  • Upgrade your headquarters to level 20 for 30 Boom Beach diamonds.

Boom Beach diamonds: achieve 'War Chest'

  • Upgrade your gold storage to level 2 for 10 Boom Beach diamonds.
  • Upgrade your gold storage to level 5 for 20 Boom Beach diamonds.
  • Upgrade your gold storage to level 10 for 30 Boom Beach diamonds.

Boom Beach diamonds: achieve 'Harness Nature'

  • Remove 5 trees and rocks and receive 10 Boom Beach diamonds.
  • Remove 50 trees and rocks to receive 20 Boom Beach diamonds.
  • Remove 100 trees and rocks to receive 30 Boom Beach diamonds.

Boom Beach diamonds: achieve 'Conqueror'

  • Destroy 5 enemy player bases to get 10 Boom Beach diamonds.
  • Destroy 100 enemy player bases to get 20 Boom Beach diamonds.
  • Destroy 1000 enemy player bases to get 30 Boom Beach diamonds.
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You get diamonds as you progress with buildings. / © ANDROIDPIT

Boom Beach tanks

  • Tanks can take many hits in Boom Beach and they also have more firepower. Unfortunately they are relatively slow. Therefore they're mainly used for the protection of units that have low health.
  • Place the tanks before 'glass cannon' units so they can survive longer. You can achieve more efficient fighting with this tactic. 
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Effectively deploy troops to maximize their destructive power. / © ANDROIDPIT

Boom Beach tower protection

  • Place a tower as back as far as possible because it has a large range.
  • If you need to destroy a tower you should attack with shock bombs.

Boom Beach heavy units

  • The heavy unit is an excellent offensive unit in Boom Beach. He's a real team player. He provides much protection, especially to Riflemen or Zookas. It's best to position him behind the tanks so they can shoot longer.
  • If a heavy unit in Boom Beach flies in the air you should project him as far away from the troops as possible. If he explodes he can damage your troops. This impending explosion can be used to your advantage against enemy troops. 
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Make sure you buy troops to attack. You need to fight to win in Boom Beach. / © ANDROIDPIT

Boom Beach combat

  • Groups provide a lot of protection in Boom Beach. They can do very little alone but in groups they are quite effective.
  • The emphasis in Boom Beach combat is getting Zookas protected enough to unleash their full destructive power. Combat tactics should revolve around this key concept.
  • The warrior in Boom Beach is perfect to kill stationary guns like rocket launchers and mortars.
  • Proper use of medics in Boom Beach can decide a battle. Pay attention to their safety but ensure they don't fall too far behind otherwise they can't help faster units. If you leave them unprotected they will be easy targets for enemies.
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An effective fighting strategy will conserve precious resources. / © ANDROIDPIT

Boom Beach strategies

  • Attacks from your boat can take out enemy towers. 
  • The hut in Boom Beach should be upgraded quickly so you can get gold faster.
  • At the beginning, you should place your headquarters near your boat as it can be easily defended against enemy attackers.
  • It pays to start using diamonds with your headquarters and invest and build it quickly. After that, use your diamonds to recruit soldiers faster. 
  • Once you have more XP, put your headquarters in the middle of the map. Then buy lots of defenses to protect it.
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Use diamonds at key times to harness your buildings' power. / © ANDROIDPIT

Boom Beach cheats

  • As of yet, there are no known cheats for Boom Beach.
  • Stay away from any activities that promise free diamonds in exchange for your contact information. Scammers are trying to get your account so they can sell it. 

Do you have any tips and tricks for Boom Beach? Let us know in the comments. 

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