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Playstyle Builds

Pro Builds

  1. ShowMaker

    Jak'Sho, The Protean

    vs

    Galio
  2. ShowMaker

    Jak'Sho, The Protean

    vs

    Ryze
  3. SOLKA

    Jak'Sho, The Protean

    vs

    Sylas
  4. FATE

    Jak'Sho, The Protean

    vs

    Ryze
  5. WaenA

    Jak'Sho, The Protean

    vs

    Irelia
  6. SOLKA

    Jak'Sho, The Protean

    vs

    Viktor

Core Build Order

Doran's Ring
Health Potion

Starting

Rylai's Crystal Scepter
Blasting WandGiant's BeltAmplifying Tome

1st

Plated Steelcaps
BootsCloth Armor

2nd

Jak'Sho, The Protean
Aegis of the LegionKindlegemRuby Crystal

3rd

Zhonya's Hourglass
Seeker's ArmguardStopwatchFiendish Codex

4th

Demonic Embrace
Blasting WandGiant's BeltAmplifying Tome

5th

Abyssal Mask
Catalyst of AeonsSpectre's Cowl

6th

Doran's Ring
Health Potion

Starting

Rylai's Crystal Scepter
Blasting WandGiant's BeltAmplifying Tome

1st

Plated Steelcaps
BootsCloth Armor

2nd

Jak'Sho, The Protean
Aegis of the LegionKindlegemRuby Crystal

3rd

Zhonya's Hourglass
Seeker's ArmguardStopwatchFiendish Codex

4th

Demonic Embrace
Blasting WandGiant's BeltAmplifying Tome

5th

Abyssal Mask
Catalyst of AeonsSpectre's Cowl

6th

Core Build Path

Blasting Wand
Giant's Belt
Amplifying Tome
Rylai's Crystal Scepter
Boots
Cloth Armor
Plated Steelcaps
Aegis of the Legion
Kindlegem
Ruby Crystal
Jak'Sho, The Protean

Summoner Spells

FlashGhost

Starting Items

Health PotionHealth PotionDoran's Ring

Damage Breakdown

88% AP

Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Press the AttackLethal TempoFleet FootworkConqueror
OverhealTriumphPresence of Mind
Legend: AlacrityLegend: TenacityLegend: Bloodline
Coup de GraceCut DownLast Stand
DominationSorceryInspirationResolve
DemolishFont of LifeShield Bash
ConditioningSecond WindBone Plating
OvergrowthRevitalizeUnflinching
Ravenous Flock

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Death's Hand

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Vision of Empire

W

W

W

W

W

Nevermove

E

E

E

E

E

Demonic Ascension

R

R

R

Skill Order

Q

W

E

Swain's Matchups

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Swain's Trends

Playing against Swain

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
W
or
E
's second cast drop Soul Fragments.
Q
deals bonus damage to enemies hit by multiple bolts.
W
reveals the affected area and
E
grants vision of all rooted targets.
Recasting
R
does not end its duration.
Strengths
Naturally becomes tanky with
P
's infinitely scaling HP.
W
doubles as a low cooldown
Farsight Alteration
, constantly granting critical information to his team.
Excels at setting up ganks with
W
/
E
and skirmishes with
R
.
Synergizes well with
Liandry's Anguish
,
Archangel's Staff
/
Winter's Approach
,
Zhonya's Hourglass
,
Rylai's Crystal Scepter
,
Demonic Embrace
, and
Spirit Visage
. Can opt for
Everfrost
,
Luden's Tempest
, or
Riftmaker
when needed.
Weaknesses
Completely immobile, leaving him vulnerable to ganks.
Struggles against champions who outrange him.
R
's Demon Power drains faster over time, and quickly ends if Swain isn't draining an enemy champion.