4

Tier

Win Rate

48.4%

Pick Rate

2.5%

Ban Rate

0.5%

Matches

4,858
Gnar Runes
Core Gnar Item Build Order58.5% Win Rate (212 Games)
Doran's Blade

Starting

Plated Steelcaps

1st

Trinity Force

2nd

Black Cleaver

3rd

Trinity Force

4th

Black Cleaver

5th

Sterak's Gage

6th

Doran's Blade
Plated Steelcaps
Trinity Force
Black Cleaver
Trinity Force
Black Cleaver
Sterak's Gage

Core Gnar Item Build Path

Situational

Thornmail
Randuin's Omen
Force of Nature
Wit's End
Jak'Sho, The Protean
Sundered Sky
Guardian Angel

Summoner Spells

60.1% Win Rate (481 Games)
Flash
Gnar Skill Order0
Rage Gene

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Boomerang Throw / Boulder Toss
Hyper / Wallop
Hop / Crunch
GNAR!

Gnar's Counters for Top, Platinum+ for Patch 14.8

Discover the ultimate counters for Gnar with our comprehensive guide. Learn who counters Gnar in lane and throughout the game, turning the tides in your favor. Explore effective Gnar counters and strategies to outplay your opponent.
Champion
Game Win Rate
Lane Win Rate
Matchup Rate
Matches
Illaoi
51.1%
35.2%
2.1%
88
Renekton
47.6%
38.8%
4.0%
170
Zac
45.7%
39.1%
1.1%
46
Tryndamere
43.5%
40.3%
1.5%
62
Wukong
48.9%
40.4%
1.1%
47

Gnar'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 Gnar. Our Trends section offers a deep dive into how Gnar is performing in the current meta, with data from the last five patches.
Win Rate

48.2%

(-1.8%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

2.6%

(-0.1%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate

0.5%

(-0.0%)
vs last patch

Gnar Guide for Top, Platinum+ for Patch 14.8

Learn Gnar with our Gnar guide. Learn about Gnar's strengths and Gnar's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Gnar, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • When Gnar reaches max Rage, he can cast any ability to transform earlier.
  • Gnar
    Q
    's cooldown is reduced dramatically if Gnar catches the boomerang or picks up the boulder.
  • After transforming back to Mini Gnar, he's granted
    Gnar
    W
    's bonus movespeed and can't gain Rage for 15 seconds.
  • Gnar bounces a second time if
    Gnar
    E
    hits a unit. If at max Rage, he will transform into Mega Gnar and still bounce a second time.
Strengths
  • Can create his own CC chain as Mega Gnar.
  • Excels at extended trades and teamfights.
  • At max rank,
    Gnar
    R
    has a cooldown of 30 seconds, letting him cast it at least once every transformation.
  • Best with items that enhance his tankiness, crowd control, and split-pushing capabilities.
Weaknesses
  • Forcing Gnar to transform before teamfights can hurt him and his team.
  • His laning strength is much weaker if he can't consistently catch or pick up
    Gnar
    Q
    .
  • Gnar
    E
    has a longer cooldown of 22 seconds at rank 1. Once used, he can be punished.

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