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.