4

Tier

Win Rate

52.4%

Pick Rate

1.1%

Ban Rate

0.9%

Matches

8,631

Swain Runes

Build Patch 14.10

Core Swain Item Build Order

62.9% Win Rate (132 Games)
Doran's Ring

Starting

Blackfire Torch

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes

2nd

Liandry's Torment

3rd

Liandry's Torment

4th

Blackfire Torch

5th

Rylai's Crystal Scepter

6th

Doran's Ring
Blackfire Torch
Sorcerer's Shoes
Liandry's Torment
Liandry's Torment
Blackfire Torch
Rylai's Crystal Scepter

Core Swain Item Build Path

Situational

Zhonya's Hourglass
Spirit Visage
Abyssal Mask
Cryptbloom
Morellonomicon
Malignance
Randuin's Omen

Summoner Spells

Flash
221 Games58%
132 Games61%

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's Counters for Mid, Platinum+ for Patch 14.10

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
43.7%
33.3%
1.7%
126
Vel'Koz
55.4%
33.8%
0.9%
65
LeBlanc
48.6%
34.5%
2.0%
148
Corki
63.5%
34.8%
1.5%
115
Lux
54.3%
35.3%
2.9%
221

Swain's Trends for Mid, Platinum+ for Patch 14.10

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

52.4%

(-0.3%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

1.1%

(+0.2%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate

1.0%

(-0.1%)
vs last patch

Swain Guide for Mid, Platinum+ for Patch 14.10

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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