Gnar Bruiser Runes

Build Patch 14.13

Core Gnar Item Build Order

57.1% Win Rate (24160 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

Randuin's Omen
Wit's End
Thornmail
Force of Nature
Sundered Sky
Stridebreaker
Blade of The Ruined King

Summoner Spells

82531 Games57%

Gnar Skill Order

0
Rage Gene

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

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

Gnar Guide

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.