Tier

Win Rate

50.1%

Pick Rate

7.1%

Matches

144,951

Garen Tank Runes

Build Patch 14.14

Core Garen Item Build Order

47.4% Win Rate (1471 Games)
Phage
Boots

Starting

Heartsteel

1st

Mercury's Treads

2nd

Thornmail

3rd

Heartsteel

4th

Thornmail

5th

Stridebreaker

6th

Phage
Boots
Heartsteel
Mercury's Treads
Thornmail
Heartsteel
Thornmail
Stridebreaker

Core Garen Item Build Path

Situational

Dead Man's Plate
Force of Nature
Sunfire Aegis
Spirit Visage
Warmog's Armor
Phantom Dancer
Black Cleaver

Summoner Spells

13184 Games49%

Garen Skill Order

0
Perseverance

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Decisive Strike
Courage
Judgment
Demacian Justice

Garen Guide

Learn Garen with our Garen guide. Learn about Garen's strengths and Garen's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Garen, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • On cast,
    Garen
    Q
    cleanses Garen of ALL slows.
  • Garen
    Q
    resets Garen's auto attack.
  • When
    Garen
    W
    's passive is fully stacked, Garen gains 10% bonus Armor and MR.
  • Garen
    W
    only grants a shield and 60% Tenacity for the first 0.75 seconds of the cast.
  • If an enemy is hit 6 times by
    Garen
    E
    , their armor is reduced by 25%.
  • Garen
    E
    deals 25% bonus damage to the nearest enemy.
Strengths
  • Excels at melee matchups and extended trades.
  • At level 6, he can 100-0 with
    Garen
    R
    .
  • Excels with items that enhance his durability, damage output, and mobility.
Weaknesses
  • Can be kited very easily by mobile champions or ones who outrange him.
  • Less effective in teamfights and has trouble entering them.
  • Garen
    Q
    only cleanses slows on cast. Spammable slows from abilities and items will keep him at bay.

Garen's Trends for ARAM

Stay ahead of the curve with the latest win rates, pick rates, and ban rates for Garen. Our Trends section offers a deep dive into how Garen is performing in the current meta, with data from the last five patches.
Win Rate

50.2%

(-0.2%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

7.0%

(+0.1%)
vs last patch