Tier

Win Rate

44.6%

Pick Rate

4.5%

Ban Rate

1.4%

Matches

17,081
Swain Runes
Core Swain Item Build Order39.2% Win Rate (186 Games)
Fiendish Codex

Starting

Malignance

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes

2nd

Rylai's Crystal Scepter

3rd

Rylai's Crystal Scepter

4th

Malignance

5th

Liandry's Torment

6th

Fiendish Codex
Malignance
Sorcerer's Shoes
Rylai's Crystal Scepter
Rylai's Crystal Scepter
Malignance
Liandry's Torment

Core Swain Item Build Path

Situational

Riftmaker
Zhonya's Hourglass
Spirit Visage
Morellonomicon
Rabadon's Deathcap
Void Staff
Jak'Sho, The Protean

Summoner Spells

36.7% Win Rate (327 Games)
Flash
Swain Skill Order0
Ravenous Flock

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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.