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GrandWarden Altar.png

"This veteran battle-scholar seeks out groups of friendly troops to fight behind and boost with his Life Aura and assumes the form of a tower on defense. Attacking, he can walk over walls or fly high, and can make nearby troops immune to damage once his Eternal Tome ability is unlocked!"


Skins


Ground Mode Skins

Grand Warden 3D Ground downed altar.png Party Warden 3D Ground downed altar.png Primal Warden 3D Ground downed altar.png Clockwork Warden 3D Ground downed altar.png
Grand Warden Party Warden Primal Warden Clockwork Warden
Gladiator Warden 3D Ground downed altar.png Pirate Warden 3D Ground downed altar.png North Warden 3D Ground downed altar.png Jungle Warden 3D Ground downed altar.png
Gladiator Warden Pirate Warden Warden of the North Jungle Warden

Air Mode Skins

Grand Warden 3D Air downed altar.png Party Warden 3D Air downed altar.png Primal Warden 3D Air downed altar.png Clockwork Warden 3D Air downed altar.png
Grand Warden Party Warden Primal Warden Clockwork Warden
Gladiator Warden 3D Air downed altar.png Pirate Warden 3D Air downed altar.png North Warden 3D Air downed altar.png Jungle Warden 3D Ground downed altar.png
Gladiator Warden Pirate Warden Warden of the North Jungle Warden

Grand Warden Defense.png
Defensive Mode

Summary

  • The Grand Warden Altar is basically a Barracks/Army Camp/Laboratory for the Grand Warden. When he isn't engaging in a battle, the Grand Warden can be seen pacing around his Altar or sleeping on top of it to regenerate hitpoints.
  • If you wish to see the Grand Warden's targeting range, tap either on him or on his Altar.
  • You need a free Builder and at least 2,000,000 Elixir to build the Altar. Doing so immediately summons the Grand Warden and enables him to be used at level 1.
  • When under attack, the Grand Warden will quickly return to his Altar and turn to a statue that functions as a defense but with his Life Aura still in effect to friendly Heroes and Clan Castle troops.

Trivia

  • It was added with the 10th December 2015 Town Hall 11 update, and confirmed at Clash-Con 2015 on October 24th.
  • It is the only Hero Altar to be purchased with regular Elixir.
  • The Builder has his own animation for upgrading the Heroes' Altars. He forms some gold in a furnace near the Altar, and hits it with his hammer on an anvil, despite the Altar being made of stone.
  • If you drop a Lightning Spell on the Altar that has the Grand Warden on defense (even without deploying any Troops), the Grand Warden will turn into a statue before the lightning hits and takes the Lightning Spell's damage (this is true even if the Grand Warden has not visibly reached his Altar). Since the statue takes the Grand Warden's hitpoints, it can't be destroyed with a single Lightning Spell.
    • If the Grand Warden is not on defense (sleep mode, upgrading or regenerating), Lightning Spells can easily be used to destroy the Altar. If the Lightning Spell is upgraded to level 5 or higher, only one will be required to destroy it; two Lightning Spells are required otherwise.
  • Because the Grand Warden statue behaves like a building, the defending Grand Warden is the subject of interactions unique among heroes:
    • The defending Grand Warden statue cannot be damaged by Poison Spells, unlike the Barbarian King, Archer Queen and Royal Champion; Headhunters will not preferentially target him while in this form, nor will their attacks poison or do extra damage to him. Instead, it can be damaged by Earthquake Spells, and can be repaired by Battle Builders if their hut is weaponized and is close enough.
    • The Altar is treated as a Defensive Building if the Grand Warden is able to defend and turns into a statue. As such, troops with favourite targets as defensive buildings such as Balloons or the Royal Champion will prioritize the Altar in this case.
  • The appearance of the Grand Warden's statue does not vary with his skins.
  • The Altar is emblazoned with a shield, representing that the Grand Warden is a support troop that shields your main kill force.
  • This Hero Altar has only one layer vertically, just like the Royal Champion's.
  • In the same update that changed the Grand Warden into a 3D model, the Altar changed in appearance. Most notably, the shield is turned 90 degrees to the left, and the the groove surrounding the middle is removed.

Icon Descriptions

Icon Info.pngTapping this icon displays information about the Grand Warden, such as Damage per Second, Hitpoints, Regeneration Time and Ability Level.
Icon Warden Ground.pngThis icon indicates that the Grand Warden is currently set to Ground mode, to be deployed as a ground unit. Tapping this icon switches the Grand Warden to be deployed as an air unit. This icon is only displayed while the Grand Warden is in Ground mode.
Icon Warden Air.pngThis icon indicates that the Grand Warden is currently set to Air mode, to be deployed as an air unit. Tapping this icon switches the Grand Warden to be deployed as a ground unit. This icon is only displayed while the Grand Warden is in Air mode.
Icon Upgrade.pngTapping this icon begins upgrading the Grand Warden to the next level, if you have enough resources and a free Builder. When the Grand Warden is at maximum level, this icon is not shown.
Icon HoH.pngTapping this icon instantly upgrades the Grand Warden to the next level, at the cost of one Hammer of Heroes if you have one. When the Grand Warden is at maximum level, this icon is not shown.
Icon FinishNow.pngTapping this icon, which is displayed only while an upgrade is in progress, instantly finishes that upgrade at the cost of the displayed number of Gems.
Icon FinishNowBoH.pngTapping this icon, which is displayed only while an upgrade is in progress, instantly finishes that upgrade at the cost of one Book of Heroes. This icon is only shown if you have at least one Book of Heroes.
Icon FinishNowBoE.pngTapping this icon, which is displayed only while an upgrade is in progress, instantly finishes that upgrade at the cost of one Book of Everything. This icon is only shown if you have at least one Book of Everything but do not have a Book of Heroes.
Icon BuilderPotion.pngTapping this icon, which is displayed only while an upgrade is in progress, boosts all your Builders for 1 hour by a factor of ten, at the cost of one Builder Potion. This icon is only shown if you have at least one Builder Potion.
Icon Cancel.pngTapping this icon, which is displayed only while an upgrade is in progress, cancels the current upgrade and refunds half of the upgrade cost.
Icon Heal.pngTapping this icon instantly heals the Grand Warden for the displayed amount of Gems. This icon only appears when the Grand Warden is currently regenerating health on the Altar.
Icon Boost1h.pngTapping this icon boosts the Grand Warden's regeneration speed for 1 hour, reducing the time required to regenerate the Grand Warden by a factor of four for the duration of the boost.
Icon TrainingPotion.pngTapping this icon boosts your troop and Siege Machine training, spell brewing and hero regeneration for 1 hour, reducing the time by a factor of four for the duration of the boost, at the cost of one Training Potion. This icon is only shown if you have at least one Training Potion.
Icon Resume.pngTapping this icon resumes a paused boost to Grand Warden's regeneration rate. This icon is only shown if your Grand Warden has an active regeneration rate boost that was paused by a maintenance break.
Icon HeroPotion.pngTapping this icon temporarily boosts all your Heroes by 5 levels for 1 hour, bounded by your Town Hall and Builder Hall's limits, at the cost of one Hero Potion. This icon is only shown if you have at least one Hero Potion.
Icon ResumeHeroPotion.pngTapping this icon resumes a paused Hero Potion boost. This icon is only shown if you have an active Hero Potion boost that was paused by a maintenance break.
Icon ChangeSkin.pngTapping this icon picks the skin for the Grand Warden.
Icon ViewSkin.pngTapping this icon shows the selected skin for the Grand Warden while viewing another's base.
Cost Elixir Build Time Time Hitpoints Hitpoints Unlocked Unit Size Size Town Hall Level Required Town Hall
2,000,000 None 250 Grand Warden 3x3 11
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