4

Tier

Win Rate

48.7%

Pick Rate

2.4%

Ban Rate

1.3%

Matches

55,874
Swain Runes
Core Swain Item Build Order57.7% Win Rate (310 Games)
World Atlas

Starting

Malignance

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes

2nd

Zaz'Zak's Realmspike

3rd

Rylai's Crystal Scepter

4th

Zhonya's Hourglass

5th

Malignance

6th

World Atlas
Malignance
Sorcerer's Shoes
Zaz'Zak's Realmspike
Rylai's Crystal Scepter
Zhonya's Hourglass
Malignance

Core Swain Item Build Path

Situational

Rylai's Crystal Scepter
Morellonomicon
Liandry's Torment
Riftmaker
Spirit Visage
Jak'Sho, The Protean
Thornmail

Summoner Spells

58.7% Win Rate (1074 Games)
Swain Skill Order0
Ravenous Flock

1

2

3

4

5

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15

16

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Death's Hand
Vision of Empire
Nevermove
Demonic Ascension

Swain's Counters for Support, Platinum+ for Patch 14.7

Discover the ultimate counters for Swain with our comprehensive guide. Learn who counters Swain in lane and throughout the game, turning the tides in your favor. Explore effective Swain counters and strategies to outplay your opponent.
Champion
Game Win Rate
Lane Win Rate
Matchup Rate
Matches
Xerath
43.6%
41.8%
1.9%
1,003
Vel'Koz
45.0%
42.5%
1.2%
635
Lux
48.8%
45.1%
5.4%
2,765
Zilean
45.3%
47.6%
1.4%
702
Senna
49.7%
48.1%
3.4%
1,770

Swain's Trends for Support, Platinum+ for Patch 14.7

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

48.7%

(-0.7%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

2.4%

(-0.1%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate

1.3%

(+0.2%)
vs last patch

Swain Guide for Support, Platinum+ for Patch 14.7

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.

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