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Playstyle Builds

Pro Builds

  1. Cpt Jack

    Stridebreaker

    vs

    Sejuani
  2. Obsess

    Stridebreaker

    vs

    K'Sante
  3. Cpt Jack

    Stridebreaker

    vs

    Mordekaiser
  4. Cpt Jack

    Stridebreaker

    vs

    Fiora
  5. Cpt Jack

    Stridebreaker

    vs

    Aatrox
  6. Cpt Jack

    Stridebreaker

    vs

    Sett

Core Build Order

Doran's Shield
Health Potion

Starting

Berserker's Greaves
BootsDagger

1st

Stridebreaker
Ironspike WhipHearthbound AxeKindlegem

2nd

Mortal Reminder
Executioner's CallingZeal

3rd

Dead Man's Plate
Winged MoonplateRuby CrystalChain Vest

4th

Force of Nature
Negatron CloakRuby CrystalWinged Moonplate

5th

Hullbreaker
PickaxePhage

6th

Doran's Shield
Health Potion

Starting

Berserker's Greaves
BootsDagger

1st

Stridebreaker
Ironspike WhipHearthbound AxeKindlegem

2nd

Mortal Reminder
Executioner's CallingZeal

3rd

Dead Man's Plate
Winged MoonplateRuby CrystalChain Vest

4th

Force of Nature
Negatron CloakRuby CrystalWinged Moonplate

5th

Hullbreaker
PickaxePhage

6th

Core Build Path

Kindlegem
Boots
Dagger
Berserker's Greaves
Ironspike Whip
Hearthbound Axe
Stridebreaker
Executioner's Calling
Zeal
Mortal Reminder

Summoner Spells

FlashIgnite

Starting Items

Health PotionDoran's Shield

Damage Breakdown

73% AD

25% True

Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Press the AttackLethal TempoFleet FootworkConqueror
OverhealTriumphPresence of Mind
Legend: AlacrityLegend: TenacityLegend: Bloodline
Coup de GraceCut DownLast Stand
DominationSorceryInspirationResolve
DemolishFont of LifeShield Bash
ConditioningSecond WindBone Plating
OvergrowthRevitalizeUnflinching
Perseverance

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18

Decisive Strike

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Courage

W

W

W

W

W

Judgment

E

E

E

E

E

Demacian Justice

R

R

R

Skill Order

E

Q

W

Garen's Matchups

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Garenloseslane against...

Garen's Trends

Playing against Garen

Key Insights
On cast,
Q
cleanses Garen of ALL slows.
Q
resets Garen's auto attack.
When
W
's passive is fully stacked, Garen gains 10% bonus Armor and MR.
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
E
, their armor is reduced by 25%.
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
R
.
Synergizes well with
Stridebreaker
,
Black Cleaver
,
Sterak's Gage
,
Dead Man's Plate
, and
Force of Nature
. Can opt for
Trinity Force
,
Divine Sunderer
, or
Eclipse
when needed.
Weaknesses
Can be kited very easily by mobile champions or ones who outrange him.
Less effective in teamfights and has trouble entering them.
Q
only cleanses slows on cast. Spammable slows from abilities and items will keep him at bay.