4

Tier

Win Rate

52.1%

Pick Rate

7.0%

Ban Rate

4.1%

Matches

39,038
Garen Runes
Core Garen Item Build Order58.9% Win Rate (1992 Games)
Doran's Shield

Starting

Berserker's Greaves

1st

Stridebreaker

2nd

Phantom Dancer

3rd

Dead Man's Plate

4th

Stridebreaker

5th

Phantom Dancer

6th

Doran's Shield
Berserker's Greaves
Stridebreaker
Phantom Dancer
Dead Man's Plate
Stridebreaker
Phantom Dancer

Core Garen Item Build Path

Situational

Sterak's Gage
Force of Nature
Mortal Reminder
Black Cleaver
Trinity Force
Thornmail
Hullbreaker

Summoner Spells

60.1% Win Rate (2341 Games)
Garen Skill Order0
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's Counters for Top, Platinum+ for Patch 14.8

Discover the ultimate counters for Garen with our comprehensive guide. Learn who counters Garen in lane and throughout the game, turning the tides in your favor. Explore effective Garen counters and strategies to outplay your opponent.
Champion
Game Win Rate
Lane Win Rate
Matchup Rate
Matches
Mordekaiser
51.3%
38.2%
5.7%
1,999
Teemo
52.9%
42.7%
1.8%
637
Gnar
54.4%
43.2%
1.4%
493
Darius
50.9%
44.2%
6.1%
2,123
Camille
46.5%
44.7%
4.6%
1,614

Garen's Trends for Top, Platinum+ for Patch 14.8

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

52.1%

(-0.2%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

7.1%

(-0.1%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate

4.2%

(-0.1%)
vs last patch

Garen Guide for Top, Platinum+ for Patch 14.8

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.

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