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For Cumulative Costs in the Builder Base, see Cumulative Costs/Builder Base.

Summary

The goal of this page will be to enumerate the total costs in time, resources, Gems, and real world money to upgrade everything in the game at each town hall level. In order to do this, some assumptions will have to be made:

  1. The cost of gems will be calculated in U.S. dollars using the normal pricing without buying during a sale but is always calculated at the rate of 14,000 gems per 99.99 dollars, rounded up to the nearest cent. This is because it's assumed that you're buying large amounts of gems. For example, the cost of buying 6,500 gems is considered as USD 46.43, rather than buying a box of gems with USD 49.99. The actual cost will be slightly higher because you'll have some left if you buy large amounts of chests of gems.
  2. The cost of resources will be calculated using the most economical means possible. That means 12,000,000 gold or elixir for 3,533 gems and 240,000 dark elixir for 6,733 gems, rounded up to the nearest integer. Again, since it's assumed that you're buying large amounts of resources, this rate is always used. For example, the cost of buying 4,000,000 gold is considered 1,178 gems rather than 1,400 gems. The actual cost will be higher since you can't buy all resources at the highest rate. In order to buy the largest amount of resources at the highest rate, you'll have to rush all resource storages to the maximum level as soon as possible.
  3. Consumables will not be counted. The cost and time of building Troops, Spells and Siege Machines is considerable, but also completely impossible to estimate. The same goes for: searching cost; re-arm cost of traps; reload cost of certain defenses; removing Obstacles.
  4. The Buildings that already exist at the tutorial will be excluded from Town Hall 1's costs. Also, since the tutorial can't be skipped, and due to the small amount of Town Hall 1 contents, Town Halls 1 and 2 will be merged.
  5. The time listed will be total time and not "builder" time. For example, 5 upgrades that each take 1 day to complete would take 1 day with 5 builders. For the purposes of this exercise it will be listed as 5 days. Also, since gearing up uses home village resource but uses the master builder, the costs are listed here, but the builder time for gearing up is listed in the builder base's cumulative costs.
  6. Last Updated: The June 2018 Town Hall 12 Update.

Calculators

Buying Gold or Elixir with Gems

Calculations on this page assume that you always buy large amounts of resources at the maximum rate, therefore the cost of buying 4,000,000 gold is considered 1,178 gems rather the output of this calculator (1,400 gems).

Buying Dark Elixir with Gems

Again, calculations on this page assume that you always buy large amounts of resources at the maximum rate, therefore the cost of buying 100,000 dark elixir is considered 2,806 gems rather the output of this calculator (3,000 gems).

Buying Time with Gems


Buying Gems with $USD

Calculations on this page assume that you always buy large amounts of chests of gems, therefore the cost of buying 6,500 gems is considered USD 46.43 rather the output of this calculator (USD 49.99 by buying a box of gems).


Gold Costs (excluding walls)

This information is based on the number available to build and maximum level of each structure at each town hall level. Walls have been separated from buildings because they are so expensive they distort the stats, and now that they can be upgraded with either resource at higher levels it makes sense to treat them separately. See the individual pages for a cost break down.

1-2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Total Per Total
Town Hall & Giga Tesla 5,000 25,000 150,000 750,000 1,200,000 2,000,000 3,000,000 5,000,000 7,000,000 9,500,000 36,000,000 64,630,000 64,630,000
Elixir Collector 5,100 34,050 181,050 755,050 195,050 1,008,000 2,016,000 699,050 3,528,000 0 0 1,203,050 8,421,350
Elixir Storage 2,550 44,550 150,000 200,000 500,000 1,000,000 948,550 948,550 0 10,000,000 20,000,000 8,448,550 33,794,200
Clan Castle - 10,000 100,000 0 800,000 0 1,800,000 4,000,000 7,000,000 10,000,000 12,000,000 35,710,000 35,710,000
Cannon 10,500 32,000 100,000 371,250 600,000 2,742,500 11,500,000 15,000,000 69,071,250 132,071,250 77,000,000 44,071,250 308,498,750
Archer Tower 3,000 5,000 48,000 808,000 1,080,000 3,528,000 16,368,000 25,368,000 88,368,000 159,368,000 88,000,000 47,868,000 382,944,000
Mortar - 8,000 32,000 120,000 960,000 2,960,000 7,760,000 12,800,000 20,000,000 64,000,000 44,000,000 38,160,000 152,640,000
Air Defense - - 112,500 270,000 1,382,500 3,882,500 6,000,000 19,882,500 25,200,000 35,200,000 43,200,000 33,782,500 135,130,000
Wizard Tower - - - 540,000 1,940,000 2,400,000 14,140,000 21,140,000 49,600,000 68,440,000 56,000,000 42,840,000 214,200,000
Air Sweeper - - - - 1,250,000 1,250,000 2,400,000 14,500,000 14,400,000 19,200,000 0 26,500,000 53,000,000
Hidden Tesla - - - - - 7,500,000 26,250,000 25,250,000 20,000,000 32,000,000 77,750,000 37,750,000 188,750,000
Bomb Tower - - - - - - 5,500,000 5,000,000 24,500,000 38,000,000 22,000,000 47,500,000 95,000,000
X-Bow - - - - - - - 24,000,000 33,000,000 57,000,000 48,000,000 40,500,000 162,000,000
Inferno Tower - - - - - - - - 36,000,000 38,000,000 70,000,000 48,000,000 144,000,000
Eagle Artillery - - - - - - - - - 18,000,000 12,000,000 30,000,000 30,000,000
Bomb - 2,800 0 42,800 0 622,800 6,000,000 9,000,000 12,000,000 15,000,000 0 7,111,400 42,668,400
Spring Trap - - 4,000 0 4,000 2,000,000 7,004,000 9,000,000 12,000,000 0 10,004,000 5,002,000 40,016,000
Air Bomb - - - 48,000 0 400,000 448,000 6,000,000 1,724,000 12,500,000 22,224,000 7,224,000 43,344,000
Giant Bomb - - - - 87,500 87,500 2,337,500 837,500 13,337,500 17,500,000 6,837,500 6,837,500 41,025,000
Seeking Air Mine - - - - - 15,000 15,000 8,030,000 22,015,000 0 6,015,000 6,015,000 36,090,000
Skeleton Trap - - - - - - 1,212,000 2,600,000 7,906,000 0 0 3,906,000 11,718,000
Tornado Trap - - - - - - - - - 7,000,000 5,000,000 12,000,000 12,000,000
Gear Up - - - - 1,500,000 0 4,000,000 0 8,000,000 0 0 - 13,500,000
Total
Gems
USD
26,150
8
$0.06
161,400
48
$0.34
877,550
259
$1.85
3,905,100
1,150
$8.22
11,499,050
3,386
$24.18
31,396,300
9,244
$66.02
118,699,050
34,947
$249.60
209,055,600
61,550
$439.60
474,649,750
139,745
$998.08
742,779,250
218,687
$1,561.90
674,030,500
198,446
$1,417.33
2,267,079,700
639,047
$4,767.14

Elixir Costs (excluding walls)

This information is based on the number available to build and max level of each troop/spell/hero/structure at each town hall level. See the individual pages for a cost break down.

1-2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Total Per Total
Gold Mine 4,950 32,550 180,550 754,550 194,550 1,008,000 2,016,000 698,550 3,528,000 0 0 1,202,550 8,417,700
Gold Storage 2,550 44,550 150,000 200,000 500,000 1,000,000 948,550 948,550 0 10,000,000 20,000,000 8,448,550 33,794,200
Dark Elixir Drill - - - - - 4,500,000 4,500,000 24,000,000 34,500,000 0 0 22,500,000 67,500,000
Dark Elixir Storage - - - - - 1,800,000 4,200,000 6,600,000 0 0 4,200,000 16,800,000 16,800,000
Army Camp 2,500 22,750 200,000 862,750 2,250,000 1,112,750 0 9,000,000 27,000,000 36,000,000 36,000,000 28,112,750 112,450,750
Barracks 17,400 20,000 258,700 720,000 2,100,000 7,038,700 8,000,000 12,000,000 16,000,000 16,000,000 0 15,538,700 62,154,800
Laboratory - 25,000 50,000 90,000 270,000 500,000 1,000,000 2,500,000 4,000,000 6,000,000 8,000,000 22,435,000 22,435,000
Spell Factory - - - 200,000 400,000 800,000 0 1,600,000 3,200,000 0 0 6,200,000 6,200,000
Dark Barracks - - - - - 2,000,000 10,000,000 12,500,000 12,000,000 0 0 18,250,000 36,500,000
Dark Spell Factory - - - - - - 4,000,000 8,000,000 0 0 0 12,000,000 12,000,000
Grand Warden - - - - - - - - - 134,100,000 109,000,000 243,100,000 243,100,000
Workshop - - - - - - - - - - 16,500,000 16,500,000 16,500,000
Barbarian 0 50,000 0 150,000 0 500,000 1,500,000 4,500,000 6,000,000 8,000,000 0 20,700,000 20,700,000
Archer 0 50,000 0 250,000 0 750,000 2,250,000 6,000,000 7,500,000 9,000,000 0 25,800,000 25,800,000
Giant 0 0 100,000 0 250,000 750,000 2,250,000 5,000,000 6,000,000 9,500,000 12,000,000 35,850,000 35,850,000
Goblin 0 50,000 0 250,000 0 750,000 2,250,000 4,500,000 6,750,000 0 0 14,550,000 14,550,000
Wall Breaker - 0 100,000 0 250,000 750,000 2,000,000 0 6,000,000 9,000,000 12,000,000 30,100,000 30,100,000
Balloon - - 150,000 0 450,000 1,350,000 2,500,000 6,000,000 0 9,500,000 12,000,000 31,950,000 31,950,000
Wizard - - - 150,000 450,000 1,350,000 2,500,000 5,000,000 7,000,000 9,000,000 11,000,000 36,450,000 36,450,000
Healer - - - - 0 750,000 1,500,000 3,000,000 0 9,500,000 0 14,750,000 14,750,000
Dragon - - - - - 2,000,000 3,000,000 5,000,000 7,000,000 9,000,000 11,000,000 37,000,000 37,000,000
P.E.K.K.A - - - - - - 8,000,000 6,000,000 16,000,000 10,000,000 12,000,000 52,000,000 52,000,000
Baby Dragon - - - - - - - 5,000,000 13,000,000 8,000,000 9,000,000 35,000,000 35,000,000
Miner - - - - - - - - 13,000,000 17,500,000 11,000,000 41,500,000 41,500,000
Electro Dragon - - - - - - - - - 9,000,000 11,000,000 20,000,000 20,000,000
Lightning Spell - - - 1,700,000 0 0 2,000,000 6,000,000 8,000,000 0 0 17,700,000 17,700,000
Healing Spell - - - - 900,000 1,200,000 2,000,000 4,000,000 6,000,000 0 0 14,100,000 14,100,000
Rage Spell - - - - - 3,150,000 3,000,000 0 0 0 0 6,150,000 6,150,000
Jump Spell - - - - - - - 3,000,000 6,000,000 0 0 9,000,000 9,000,000
Freeze Spell - - - - - - - 0 19,000,000 9,500,000 11,000,000 39,500,000 39,500,000
Clone Spell - - - - - - - - 10,000,000 18,000,000 0 28,000,000 28,000,000
Wall Wrecker - - - - - - - - - - 14,000,000 14,000,000 14,000,000
Battle Blimp - - - - - - - - - - 14,000,000 14,000,000 14,000,000
Total
Gems
USD
27,400
9
$0.06
294,850
87
$0.63
1,189,250
351
$2.51
5,327,300
1,569
$11.21
8,014,550
2,360
$16.86
33,059,450
9,734
$69.52
69,414,550
20,437
$145.97
140,847,100
41,468
$296.17
237,478,000
69,918
$499.37
346,600,000
102,045
$728.82
333,700,000
98,247
$701.70
1,175,952,450
346,221
$2,472.76

Walls

Beyond level 8 walls can be upgraded with either Gold or Elixir, but the cost to buy either resource via gems is the same. Also note that currently only 200 Walls can be upgraded to level 13.

Walls 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Total Per Total
Total 26,250 276,250 901,250 2,901,250 7,276,250 22,052,500 65,802,500 386,026,250 598,526,250 1,298,526,250 1,000,000,000 12,941,050 3,382,315,000
Gems 8 82 266 855 2,143 6,493 19,374 113,653 176,217 382,308 294,417 3,811 995,810
USD $0.06 $0.59 $1.90 $6.11 $15.31 $46.38 $138.37 $811.73 $1,258.57 $2,730.50 $2,102.77 $27.22 $7,112.22

Dark Elixir Costs

This information is based on the max level of each dark troop/spell/hero at each town hall level. See the individual pages for a cost break down.

7 8 9 10 11 12 Total
Minion 10,000 50,000 40,000 100,000 140,000 180,000 520,000
Hog Rider 20,000 70,000 50,000 100,000 150,000 200,000 590,000
Valkyrie - 50,000 130,000 110,000 150,000 190,000 480,000
Golem - 60,000 150,000 90,000 350,000 200,000 850,000
Witch - - 75,000 0 160,000 200,000 435,000
Lava Hound - - 60,000 70,000 150,000 200,000 480,000
Bowler - - - 120,000 200,000 200,000 520,000
Poison Spell - 25,000 50,000 75,000 150,000 0 300,000
Earthquake Spell - 30,000 60,000 90,000 0 0 180,000
Haste Spell - - 40,000 180,000 0 0 220,000
Skeleton Spell - - 0 125,000 100,000 125,000 350,000
Barbarian King 75,000 137,500 1,565,000 1,470,000 1,835,000 2,135,000 7,217,500
Archer Queen - - 2,197,500 1,570,000 1,890,000 2,180,000 7,837,500
Total
Gems
USD
105,000
2,946
$21.04
422,500
11,853
$84.66
4,417,500
123,930
$885.13
4,100,000
115,023
$821.51
5,275,000
147,986
$1,056.94
5,810,000
162,995
$1,164.14
20,130,000
564,731
$4,033.39

Time Costs

The calculations for time costs are somewhat different. You can't simply add up all the times and calculate the gem cost. Since you can't buy extra time, that means the gem cost for each individual upgrade must be calculated and then summed together. This will cause the gem cost to be more expensive then simply putting the times into the time to gem calculator would indicate.

Research times are being separated from build times because there is only one lab. That means you can't speed up overall research times by buying more builders.

Builder Time

1-2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Total Per Total
Town Hall & Giga Tesla 2h 10s 16h 1d 2d 4d 5d 7d 8d 10d 14d 20d 71d 18h 10s 71d 18h 10s
Clan Castle - - 4h - 12h - 1d 12h 4d 7d 10d 14d 37d 4h 37d 4h
Gold Mine 2h 32m 10s 16h 16m 10s 4d 6h 16m 10s 18d 18h 16m 10s 4d 18h 16m 10s 15d 18d 10d 6h 16m 10s 42d - - 16d 6h 16m 10s 113d 19h 53m
Gold Storage 45m 10s 12h 45m 10s 18h 16h 1d 8h 4d 3d 15h 45m 10s 3d 15h 45m 10s - 16d 28d 14d 15h 45m 10s 58d 15h 40s
Elixir Collector 2h 32m 10s 16h 16m 10s 4d 6h 16m 10s 18d 18h 16m 10s 4d 18h 16m 10s 15d 18d 10d 6h 16m 10s 42d - - 16d 6h 16m 10s 113d 19h 53m
Elixir Storage 45m 10s 12h 45m 10s 18h 16h 1d 8h 4d 3d 15h 45m 10s 3d 15h 45m 10s - 16d 28d 14d 15h 45m 10s 58d 15h 40s
Dark Elixir Drill - - - - - 4d 4d 24d 32d 12h - - 21d 12h 64d 12h
Dark Elixir Storage - - - - - 2d 4d 12h 7d 12h - - 7d 21d 21d
Cannon 2h 20s 2h 8h 1d 6h 10s 2d 10d 20s 22d 12h 15d 55d 6h 10s 94d 18h 10s 70d 38d 18h 10s 271d 6h 1m 10s
Archer Tower 31m 45m 7h 16m 2d 16h 16m 4d 12h 10d 12h 16m 32d 16m 31d 16m 76d 12h 16m 134d 12h 6m 88d 47d 12h 16m 380d 2h 8m
Mortar - 5h 8h 16h 4d 5h 10d 5h 17d 5h 16d 20d 64d 56d 47d 5h 188d 20h
Air Defense - - 15h 2d 7d 15h 14d 3h 12d 32d 3h 24d 40d 56d 47d 3h 188d 12h
Wizard Tower - - - 20h 3d 20h 4d 20d 20h 25d 20h 50d 76d 8h 70d 50d 8h 251d 16h
Air Sweeper - - - - 2d 12h 3d 12h 4d 12h 21d 12h 12d 13d - 28d 12h 57d
Hidden Tesla - - - - - 12d 48d 46d 32d 40d 114d 12h 58d 12h 292d 12h
Bomb Tower - - - - - - 6d 12h 6d 26d 12h 38d 28d 52d 12h 105d
X-Bow - - - - - - - 33d 40d 12h 64d 12h 56d 48d 12h 194d
Inferno Tower - - - - - - - - 33d 36d 76d 12h 48d 12h 145d 12h
Eagle Artillery - - - - - - - - - 17d 14d 31d 31d
Bomb - 30m - 8h 30m - 2d 4h 30m 6d 12d 18d 24d - 10d 10h 15m 62d 13h 30m
Spring Trap - - - - - 2d 16h 7d 8h 12d 18d - 13d 8h 6d 16h 53d 8h
Air Bomb - - - 8h - 1d 1d 8h 4d 1d 16h 10d 21d 16h 6d 16h 40d
Giant Bomb - - - - 6h 6h 3d 6h 1d 6h 16d 6h 25d 9d 6h 9d 6h 55d 12h
Seeking Air Mine - - - - - - - 4d 16d - 4d 4d 24d
Skeleton Trap - - - - - - 12h 2d 7d 6h - - 3d 6h 9d 18h
Tornado Trap - - - - - - - - - 2d 3d 5d 5d
Army Camp 1h 5h 5m 10h 2d 8h 5m 6d 3d 5m - 14d 26d 46d 16h 56d 38d 16h 5m 154d 16h 15m
Barracks 9h 20s 16h 2d 30m 10s 2d 4d 12h 13d 4h 30m 10s 16d 24d 28d 48d - 34d 16h 30m 10s 138d 18h 40s
Laboratory - 30m 3h 8h 16h 1d 8h 2d 16h 3d 8h 4d 6d 8d 26d 11h 30m 26d 11h 30m
Spell Factory - - - 12h 1d 12h 2d 12h - 3d 12h 6d - - 14d 14d
Dark Barracks - - - - - 5d 12h 22d 12h 25d 24d - - 38d 12h 77d
Barbarian King - - - - - 3d 7d 12h 71d 12h 61d 70d 70d 283d 283d
Dark Spell Factory - - - - - - 6d 12h 12d - - - 18d 12h 18d 12h
Archer Queen - - - - - - - 82d 61d 70d 70d 283d 283d
Grand Warden - - - - - - - - - 87d 12h 70d 157d 12h 157d 12h
Workshop - - - - - - - - - - 14d 14d 14d
Boat - - 5s - - - - - - - - 5s 5s
Total 21h 6m 40s 4d 7h 52m 40s 15d 8h 18m 35s 54d 3h 23m 30s 54d 6h 32m 20s 147d 23h 21m 30s 297d 10h 46m 20s 568d 9h 18m 40s 748d 10h 16m 10s 1,063d 6h 16m 10s 1,065d 6h 4,019d 17h 12m 35s

Gem Cost for Builder Time

1-2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Total Per Total
Town Hall & Giga Tesla 31 176 260 383 630 753 1,000 1,123 1,370 1,863 3,012 10,601 10,601
Clan Castle - - 51 - 134 - 321 630 1,000 1,370 1,863 5,369 5,369
Gold Mine 53 240 1,174 3,887 1,071 2,670 3,036 2,022 6,132 - - 2,898 20,285
Gold Storage 16 196 224 186 352 766 870 870 - 2,520 4,000 2,500 10,000
Elixir Collector 54 240 1,174 3,887 1,071 2,670 3,036 2,022 6,132 - - 2,898 20,286
Elixir Storage 16 196 224 186 352 766 870 870 - 2,520 4,000 2,500 10,000
Dark Elixir Drill - - - - - 838 838 3,780 5,173 - - 3,543 10,629
Dark Elixir Storage - - - - - 455 828 1,198 - - 1,000 3,481 3,481
Cannon 42 40 102 371 528 2,327 4,140 2,530 9,204 14,617 9,590 6,213 43,491
Archer Tower 11 15 106 747 963 2,146 5,752 5,356 12,197 19,891 11,944 7,391 59,128
Mortar - 61 93 176 972 1,986 3,120 2,520 3,012 8,984 7,452 7,094 28,376
Air Defense - - 174 383 1,447 2,520 1,890 5,150 3,504 5,480 7,452 7,000 28,000
Wizard Tower - - - 227 869 766 3,784 4,402 7,260 111,77 9,315 7,560 37,800
Air Sweeper - - - - 517 568 691 3,406 1,752 1,876 - 4,405 8,810
Hidden Tesla - - - - - 2,170 7,493 6,973 4,492 5,480 15,967 8,515 42,575
Bomb Tower - - - - - - 1,075 876 3,951 5,232 3,726 7,430 14,860
X-Bow - - - - - - - 4,888 5,813 9,047 7,452 6,800 27,200
Inferno Tower - - - - - - - - 4,888 4,986 10,526 6,800 20,400
Eagle Artillery - - - - - - - - - 2,370 1,863 4,233 4,233
Bomb - 10 - 130 - 628 1,560 2,298 3,036 3,780 -

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11,442
Spring Trap - - - - - 704 1,912 2,298 3,036 - 2,650 1,325 10,600
Air Bomb - - - 102 - 268 370 1,040 445 1,915 3,864 1,334 8,004
Giant Bomb - - - - 72 72 852 332 2,862 3,765 1,591 1,591 9,546
Seeking Air Mine - - - - - - - 1,040 2,790 - 766 766 4,596
Skeleton Trap - - - - - - 144 520 1,481 - - 715 2,145
Tornado Trap - - - - - - - - - 383 506 889 889
Army Camp 20 82 122 641 1,149 672 - 2,272 3,752 6,300 7,452 5,616 22,462
Barracks 142 186 566 528 963 2,575 2,520 3,504 4,000 6,464 - 5,362 21,448
Laboratory - 10 40 93 176 301 465 547 630 876 1,123 4,261 4,261
Spell Factory - - - 134 321 445 - 568 876 - - 2,344 2,344
Dark Barracks - - - - - 951 3,593 3,630 3,232 - - 5,703 11,406
Barbarian King - - - - - 788 1,606 11,545 8,887 10,000 10,000 42,826 42,826
Dark Spell Factory - - - - - - 1,075 1,753 - - - 2,828 2,828
Archer Queen - - - - - - - 13,939 8,887 10,000 10,000 42,826 42,826
Grand Warden - - - - - - - - - 13,320 13,320 23,320 23,320
Workshop - - - - - - - - - - 1,999 1,999 1,999
Boat - - 1 - - - - - - - - 1 1
Total
USD
385
$2.75
1,452
$10.38
4,311
$30.79
12,061
$86.15
11,587
$82.76
28,805
$205.73
52,841
$377.40
93,902
$670.67
119,794
$855.59
154,216
$1,101.44
149,113
$1,064.99
628,467
$4,488.61

Lab Research Time

3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Total
Barbarian 6h - 1d - 2d 3d 12h 4d 12h 7d 12h 10d - 28d 18h
Archer 12h - 1d - 2d 3d 12h 4d 12h 7d 12h 10d - 29d
Giant - 12h - 1d 12h 2d 3d 12h 6d 12h 8d 11d 12h 14d 47d 12h
Goblin 12h - 1d 12h - 2d 3d 12h 6d 12h 10d - - 24d
Wall Breaker - 12h - 1d 12h 2d 3d 12h - 6d 12h 8d 14d 36d
Balloon - 12h - 1d 12h 2d 3d 12h 6d 12h - 11d 12h 14d 39d 12h
Wizard - - 12h 1d 12h 2d 3d 12h 6d 8d 11d 12h 14d 47d
Healer - - - - 2d 3d 12h 6d - 14d - 25d 12h
Dragon - - - - 4d 12h 6d 6d 12h 8d 11d 12h 14d 50d 12h
P.E.K.K.A - - - - - 10d 6d 16d 11d 12h 14d 57d 12h
Baby Dragon - - - - - - 5d 12h 14d 12h 11d 12h 14d 45d 12h
Miner - - - - - - - 12d 19d 12h 14d 45d 12h
Electro Dragon - - - - - - - - 10d 14d 24d
Lightning Spell - - 6d - - 4d 6d 12h 14d - - 30d 12h
Healing Spell - - - 3d 3d 5d 7d 10d - - 28d
Rage Spell - - - - 10d 7d - - - - 17d
Jump Spell - - - - - - 5d 7d - - 12d
Freeze Spell - - - - - - - 22d 9d 11d 12h 42d 12h
Clone Spell - - - - - - - 9d 18d - 27d
Wall Wrecker - - - - - - - - - 18d 18d
Battle Blimp - - - - - - - - - 18d 18d
Minion - - - - 3d 12h 8d 12h 6d 12h 8d 11d 12h 14d 52d
Hog Rider - - - - 3d 12h 9d 12h 6d 12h 8d 11d 12h 14d 53d
Valkyrie - - - - - 5d 12h 14d 12h 9d 12h 11d 12h 14d 55d
Golem - - - - - 4d 12d 8d 21d 14d 59d
Witch - - - - - - 6d 12h - 11d 12h 14d 32d
Lava Hound - - - - - - 6d 12h 8d 11d 12h 14d 40d
Bowler - - - - - - - 8d 12h 14d 14d 36d 12h
Poison Spell - - - - - 2d 12h 4d 6d 12h 9d 12h - 22d 12h
Earthquake Spell - - - - - 4d 5d 9d 12h - - 18d 12h
Haste Spell - - - - - - 5d 15d 12h - - 20d 12h
Skeleton Spell - - - - - - - 11d 12h 8d 9d 28d 12h
Total 1d 6h 1d 12h 10d 9d 40d 12h 94d 143d 12h 253d 277d 12h 280d 12h 1,110d 18h

Gem Cost for Lab Research Time

3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Total
Barbarian 72 - 260 - 383 568 691 1,061 1,370 - 4,405
Archer 134 - 260 - 383 568 691 1,061 1,370 - 4,467
Giant - 134 - 321 383 568 938 1,123 1,555 1,863 6,885
Goblin 134 - 321 - 383 568 938 1,370 - - 3,714
Wall Breaker - 134 - 321 383 568 - 938 1,123 1,863 5,330
Balloon - 134 - 321 383 568 938 - 1,555 1,863 5,762
Wizard - - 134 321 383 568 876 1,123 1,555 1,863 6,823
Healer - - - - 383 568 876 - 1,863 - 3,690
Dragon - - - - 691 876 938 1,123 1,555 1,863 7,046
P.E.K.K.A - - - - - 1,506 876 2,246 1,555 1,863 8,046
Baby Dragon - - - - - - 815 2,061 1,555 1,863 6,294
Miner - - - - - - - 1,753 2,678 1,863 6,294
Electro Dragon - - - - - - - - 1,370 1,863 3,233
Lightning Spell - - 1,149 - - 630 938 1,863 - - 4,580
Healing Spell - - - 643 506 753 1,000 1,370 - - 4,272
Rage Spell - - - - 1,642 1,000 - - - - 2,642
Jump Spell - - - - - - 753 1,000 - - 1,753
Freeze Spell - - - - - - - 3,258 1,246 1,555 6,059
Clone Spell - - - - - - - 1,383 2,493 - 3,876
Wall Wrecker - - - - - - - - - 2,493 2,493
Battle Blimp - - - - - - - - - 2,493 2,493
Minion - - - - 568 1,321 938 1,123 1,555 1,863 7,368
Hog Rider - - - - 568 1,445 938 1,123 1,555 1,863 7,492
Valkyrie - - - - - 815 2,061 1,308 1,555 1,863 7,602
Golem - - - - - 630 1,753 1,123 2,863 1,863 8,232
Witch - - - - - - 938 - 1,555 1,863 4,356
Lava Hound - - - - - - 938 1,123 1,555 1,863 5,479
Bowler - - - - - - - 1,185 1,863 1,863 4,911
Poison Spell - - - - - 445 630 938 1,308 - 3,321
Earthquake Spell - - - - - 630 753 1,308 - - 2,691
Haste Spell - - - - - - 753 2,184 - - 2,937
Skeleton Spell - - - - - - - 1,691 1,123 1,246 4,060
Total
Gems
USD
340
$2.43
402
$2.88
2,124
$15.17
1,927
$13.77
7,039
$50.28
14,595
$104.24
20,970
$149.78
35,839
$255.97
37,775
$269.80
37,595
$268.51
158,606
$1,132.79

Miscellaneous

Builder's Huts

Builder Huts can only be purchased with gems. You're also given some gems at the start of the game and you get some from achievements.

Gems
Builder's Hut 3,750
Start With

(500)

Achievements (12,827)
Surplus 9,577

Decorations

The cost to buy decorations are listed here, assuming that all decorations are bought. However, they aren't considered in the grand total.

Decorations Gold Elixir Gem Total
Total 4,000,000 67,000
Gems 1,178 20 1,500 2,680
USD $8.42 $0.15 $10.72 $19.14

Daily Discounts and Special Packs

If you decide to gem everything, then buying Daily Discounts from the Trader and the various special packs will save some money. Again, they aren't considered in the grand total. Note that buying a Builder Potion costs 285 Gems, but it reduces up to 45 hours of Builder time (54 if the Master Builder is gearing up a building), which is only worth 231.25 (or 277.5) Gems if the rate above 1 day is used.

Magic Item Gem Cost Maximum Gem Cost if the effects are bought separately Gems saved
Training Potion 25 60 35
Resource Potion 115 230 115
Wall Ring 100 294 194
Book of Heroes 500 1,000 500
Book of Building/Fighting/Spells 925 1,863 938
Rune of Gold/Elixir 1,500 3,533 2,033


Totals

Cost Totals

Gold Elixir Either for Walls Dark Elixir Builder Time Lab Time Gems Cost USD Cost
TH 1-2 52,400 27,400 - - 21h 6m 40s - 409 $2.92
TH 3 437,650 294,850 - - 4d 7h 52m 40s 1d 6h 2,008 $14.34
TH 4 1,778,800 1,189,250 - - 15d 8h 18m 35s 1d 12h 5,587 $39.91
TH 5 6,806,350 5,327,300 - - 54d 3h 23m 30s 10d 17,758 $126.83
TH 6 18,775,300 8,014,550 - - 54d 6h 32m 20s 9d 21,402 $152.86
TH 7 53,448,800 33,059,450 - 105,000 147d 23h 21m 30s 40d 12h 64,260 $458.95
TH 8 184,501,550 69,414,550 - 422,500 297d 10h 46m 20s 94d 154,047 $1,100.22
TH 9 220,081,850 140,847,100 375,000,000 4,417,500 568d 9h 18m 40s 143d 12h 455,472 $3,253.04
TH 10 485,676,000 237,478,000 587,500,000 4,100,000 748d 10h 16m 10s 253d 656,534 $4,689.06
TH 11 753,805,500 346,600,000 1,287,500,000 5,275,000 1,063d 6h 16m 10s 277d 12h 1,043,016 $7,449.37
TH 12 674,030,500 333,700,000 1,000,000,000 5,810,000 1,065d 6h 280d 12h 940,813 $6,719.42
Builder's Huts - - - - - - 3,250 $23.22
Total 2,267,079,700 1,175,952,450 3,250,000,000 20,130,000 4,019d 17h 12m 35s 1,110d 18h 3,364,550 $24,030.10

Total Time

(Builder Time/# of Huts) or Research Time, whichever is longer.  Any times with an (R) mean that the research time is longer than the builder time. This means builders will be idle while waiting for research to complete. A 6th builder hut is not currently available in game. Although the idea of a 6th hut is often brought up, it isn't listed here, because in most cases, builders will be idle while waiting for research to complete, reducing the 6th builder's usefulness. If you have all five builders, the total research time is shorter than total builder time. Note that the lab can still work even if under upgrade. Therefore, it's inefficient to wait until literally all of your research upgrades are finished before beginning the Town Hall upgrading, as the lab be idle for the duration of your Town Hall upgrade and its own upgrade immediately after. The "Time Margin" column is the total time of the next Town Hall upgrade and the next lab upgrade measured in days. You should start the Town Hall upgrade if the remaining research time approaches that value.


2 Huts 3 Huts 4 Huts 5 Huts Lab Time Time Margin
TH 1-2 10h 33m 20s 7h 2m 13s 5h 16m 40s 4h 13m 20s - 2h 30m
TH 3 2d 3h 56m 20s 1d 10h 37m 33s 1d 1h 58m 10s(R) 20h 46m 32s(R) 1d 6h 19h
TH 4 7d 16h 9m 18s 5d 2h 46m 12s 3d 20h 4m 39s 3d 1h 39m 43s 1d 12h 1d 8h
TH 5 27d 1h 41m 45s 18d 1h 7m 50s 13d 12h 50m 53s 10d 19h 52m 42s 10d 2d 16h
TH 6 27d 3h 16m 10s 18d 2h 10m 47s 13d 13h 38m 5s 10d 20h 30m 28s 9d 5d 8h
TH 7 73d 23h 40m 45s 49d 7h 47m 10s 36d 23h 50m 23s(R) 29d 14h 16m 18s(R) 40d 12h 7d 16h
TH 8 148d 17h 23m 10s 99d 3h 35m 27s 74d 8h 41m 35s(R) 59d 11h 45m 16s(R) 94d 10d 8h
TH 9 284d 4h 39m 20s 189d 11h 6m 13s 142d 2h 19m 40s(R) 113d 16h 15m 44s(R) 143d 12h 12d
TH 10 374d 5h 8m 5s 249d 11h 25m 23s(R) 187d 2h 34m 3s(R) 149d 16h 27m 14s(R) 253d 16d
TH 11 531d 15h 8m 5s 354d 10h 5m 23s 265d 19h 34m 3s(R) 212d 15h 39m 14s(R) 277d 12h 22d
TH 12 532d 15h 355d 2h 266d 7h 30m(R) 213d 1h 12m(R) 280d 12h -
Total 2,009d 20h 36m 18s 1,339d 21h 44m 12s 1,004d 22h 18m 9s(R) 803d 22h 38m 31s(R) 1,402d 6h -