Clash Royale Dance or Clash Royale Opening Theme Music Dance refers to a dance trend on TikTok where users dance to the theme music from the mobile game Clash Royale, a spinoff of Clash of Clans, by pumping their bodies up and down rhythmically while looking at the camera. The dance was first performed in January 2022, inspiring a trend throughout that month.
On January 5th, 2022, TikToker @alxo3 posted a video where she and her boyfriend excitedly look to the camera and dance along to the theme song from Clash Royale by pumping their bodies up and down in time with the music, straight-faced the whole time (shown below). The video gained over 3 million views in six days. The original sound consisting of the theme music was also uploaded in October 2021 for an unrelated lip-dub video.
The dance spread across TikTok over the course of the month. On January 7th, 2022, TikToker @jonah_smith01 posted a video doing a version of the dance with two friends, walking off camera stiffly at the end, gaining over 30 million views in four days (shown below).
On January 8th, TikToker @mar.wid posted a video doing the dance with five additional friends, gaining over 4.3 million views in three days (shown below).
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