Tier

Win Rate

50.5%

Pick Rate

6.3%

Matches

816,516

Swain AP Runes

Build Patch 14.13

Core Swain Item Build Order

53.3% Win Rate (15158 Games)
Lost Chapter

Starting

Malignance

1st

Mercury's Treads

2nd

Rylai's Crystal Scepter

3rd

Liandry's Torment

4th

Rylai's Crystal Scepter

5th

Malignance

6th

Lost Chapter
Malignance
Mercury's Treads
Rylai's Crystal Scepter
Liandry's Torment
Rylai's Crystal Scepter
Malignance

Core Swain Item Build Path

Situational

Spirit Visage
Rod of Ages
Zhonya's Hourglass
Blackfire Torch
Riftmaker
Morellonomicon
Jak'Sho, The Protean

Summoner Spells

117887 Games53%
23419 Games54%

Swain Skill Order

0
Ravenous Flock

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Death's Hand
Vision of Empire
Nevermove
Demonic Ascension

Swain Guide

Learn Swain with our Swain guide. Learn about Swain's strengths and Swain's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Swain, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Soul Fragments heal Swain for a % of his max HP and increase his max HP by 12.
  • Enemy champions who die or are hit by
    Swain
    W
    or
    Swain
    E
    's second cast drop Soul Fragments.
  • Swain
    Q
    deals bonus damage to enemies hit by multiple bolts.
  • Swain
    W
    reveals the affected area and
    Swain
    E
    grants vision of all rooted targets.
  • Recasting
    Swain
    R
    does not end its duration.
Strengths
  • Naturally becomes tanky with
    Swain
    P
    's infinitely scaling HP.
  • Swain
    W
    doubles as a low cooldown
    Farsight Alteration
    , constantly granting critical information to his team.
  • Excels at setting up ganks with
    Swain
    W
    /
    Swain
    E
    and skirmishes with
    Swain
    R
    .
  • Excels with items that enhance his ability power, mana sustain, and durability.
Weaknesses
  • Completely immobile, leaving him vulnerable to ganks.
  • Struggles against champions who outrange him.
  • Swain
    R
    's Demon Power drains faster over time, and quickly ends if Swain isn't draining an enemy champion.

Swain's Trends for ARAM

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

50.5%

(-0.5%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

6.4%

(+0.7%)
vs last patch