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Galio
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Toughest Matchups:
Orianna
47.9%
Yasuo
48.1%
Vladimir
48.6%
Fizz
49.1%
Syndra
49.1%
Zed
49.3%
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Ranked Solo/Duo
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rank-platinum+Platinum+
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10.14
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Win Rate
51.8%
(-0.6%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
5.3%
(-0.2%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
2.6%
(+0.2%)
vs last patch

Playing against Galio

Key Insights
During
's channel time and for two seconds afterwards, Galio takes reduced magical and physical damage.
When Galio uses
to escape, you can put yourself in front of him to block his dash since he steps backwards before dashing.
grants
's magic damage shield to all allied champions within the area on cast.
During
's 1.25 second channel time, Galio can be interrupted by hard CC, putting it on cooldown.
Power Spike
Naturally counters AP champions due to his magic damage shields on
/
and MR scaling on
/
.
At level 6, Galio can look for
plays from farther distances, protecting teammates and acting as a form of re-engage.
With the Mid lane Burst Mage playstyle, Galio can look for 100-0 combos with
into
/
and
.
and
are great power spikes for this.
With the Support Tank playstyle, Galio can protect his teammates and survive for extended periods of time with
's defenses.
and
help play to this goal.
Vulnerable
AD champions will have an advantage over him since he can't protect himself as well from physical damage.
grounds Galio, preventing him from using Flash during its channel to guarantee landing it.
Has no way out if he uses
to enter a fight.
has an extremely long cooldown of 200/180/160 seconds at each rank, and can be easily dodged due to its predictive nature and indicated landing.
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