4

Tier

Win Rate

51.0%

Pick Rate

3.0%

Ban Rate

28.4%

Matches

23,756

Skarner Runes

Build Patch 14.10

Core Skarner Item Build Order

53.9% Win Rate (460 Games)
Mosstomper Seedling

Starting

Heartsteel

1st

Plated Steelcaps

2nd

Sunfire Aegis

3rd

Heartsteel

4th

Sunfire Aegis

5th

Kaenic Rookern

6th

Mosstomper Seedling
Heartsteel
Plated Steelcaps
Sunfire Aegis
Heartsteel
Sunfire Aegis
Kaenic Rookern

Core Skarner Item Build Path

Situational

Jak'Sho, The Protean
Thornmail
Randuin's Omen
Frozen Heart
Dead Man's Plate
Force of Nature
Knight's Vow

Summoner Spells

Flash
1,243 Games58%

Skarner Skill Order

0
Threads of Vibration

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Shattered Earth / Upheaval
Seismic Bastion
Ixtal's Impact
Impale

Skarner's Counters for Jungle, Platinum+ for Patch 14.10

Discover the ultimate counters for Skarner with our comprehensive guide. Learn who counters Skarner in lane and throughout the game, turning the tides in your favor. Explore effective Skarner counters and strategies to outplay your opponent.
Champion
Game Win Rate
Lane Win Rate
Matchup Rate
Matches
Karthus
49.4%
18.8%
4.5%
1,007
Hecarim
56.6%
25.4%
1.9%
417
Shyvana
49.7%
25.7%
0.8%
187
Udyr
44.8%
27.6%
1.3%
297
Taliyah
50.2%
27.8%
2.9%
661

Skarner's Trends for Jungle, Platinum+ for Patch 14.10

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

51.1%

(-1.2%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

3.1%

(-1.5%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate

29.0%

(-13.7%)
vs last patch

Skarner Guide for Jungle, Platinum+ for Patch 14.10

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
    .

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