Tier

Win Rate

53.4%

Pick Rate

5.0%

Matches

184,288
Skarner Runes
Core Skarner Item Build Order52.6% Win Rate (2,554 Games)
Ruby Crystal
Giant's Belt

Starting

Heartsteel

1st

Mercury's Treads

2nd

Sunfire Aegis

3rd

Iceborn Gauntlet

4th

Sunfire Aegis

5th

Jak'Sho, The Protean

6th

Ruby Crystal
Giant's Belt
Heartsteel
Mercury's Treads
Sunfire Aegis
Iceborn Gauntlet
Sunfire Aegis
Jak'Sho, The Protean

Core Skarner Item Build Path

Situational

Warmog's Armor
Thornmail
Winter's Approach
Kaenic Rookern
Unending Despair
Abyssal Mask
Frozen Heart

Summoner Spells

Flash
53%5,176 Games
Skarner Skill Order0
Threads of Vibration

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Shattered Earth / Upheaval
Seismic Bastion
Ixtal's Impact
Impale

Skarner Guide

Learn Skarner with our Skarner guide. Learn about Skarner's strengths and Skarner's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Skarner, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Skarner
    P
    's Spires can be captured by either team and temporarily grants vision of its AoE.
  • When Skarner is within a team-controlled Spire, procs
    Skarner
    E
    's mark, or casts
    Skarner
    R
    , he gains bonus movespeed, attack speed, and mana regen.
  • If
    Skarner
    Q
    hits an enemy, subsequent
    Skarner
    Q
    casts deal bonus magic damage.
  • Auto attacks reduce
    Skarner
    Q
    's cooldown by 0.25 seconds, increased to 1 second vs. enemy champions.
  • Skarner
    W
    's bonus movespeed doubles over time.
Strengths
  • Excels at skirmishes since
    Skarner
    Q
    can be spammed over and over, especially while
    Skarner
    P
    's bonuses are active.
  • A good catch with
    Skarner
    R
    can singlehandedly win teamfights.
  • Excels with items that enhance his tankiness, crowd control, and engage capabilities.
Weaknesses
  • Skarner
    W
    's movespeed bonus expires when the shield breaks.
  • Skarner
    R
    has a longer cooldown of 120 seconds at rank 1. Once used, his strength diminishes in fights.
  • Directly countered by anyone who purchases
    Quicksilver Sash
    .

Skarner's Trends for ARAM

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

50.8%

(-0.4%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

1.5%

(+0.3%)
vs last patch