Galio Tank Runes

Build Patch 14.14

Core Galio Item Build Order

58.3% Win Rate (499 Games)
Doran's Ring

Starting

Mercury's Treads

1st

Hollow Radiance

2nd

Riftmaker

3rd

Hollow Radiance

4th

Thornmail

5th

Frozen Heart

6th

Doran's Ring
Mercury's Treads
Hollow Radiance
Riftmaker
Hollow Radiance
Thornmail
Frozen Heart

Core Galio Item Build Path

Situational

Riftmaker
Sunfire Aegis
Warmog's Armor
Locket of the Iron Solari
Kaenic Rookern
Jak'Sho, The Protean
Zhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

3603 Games59%
1139 Games56%

Galio Skill Order

0
Colossal Smash

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Winds of War
Shield of Durand
Justice Punch
Hero's Entrance

Galio Guide

Learn Galio with our Galio guide. Learn about Galio's strengths and Galio's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Galio, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Galio is Grounded during
    Galio
    W
    .
  • During
    Galio
    W
    's channel time and for two seconds afterwards, Galio takes reduced damage.
  • If Galio hits an enemy champion during
    Galio
    E
    , the dash ends.
  • Galio
    R
    grants
    Galio
    W
    's shield to all allied champions in the AoE on cast.
Strengths
  • Naturally counters AP champions with and scales directly with how much MR he has.
  • His roaming and teamfighting become even stronger after unlocking
    Galio
    R
    .
  • Excels with items that enhance his magic damage, durability, and ability to engage.
Weaknesses
  • Galio
    W
    slows Galio down, requiring him to commit other cooldowns to utilize it efficiently.
  • Once
    Galio
    E
    is used, Galio has no way out of a fight.
  • Galio
    R
    has a very long cooldown of 200 seconds at rank 1.
  • Galio
    R
    's channel can be interrupted by any hard CC, and its AoE is easy to avoid.