The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition
Our Garen builds come out of our analysis of 865,500 recently ranked Garen games. Only the best winrate Garen builds that are also commonly used are suggested. Because we have so many games in our database, we are absolutelysure that we can show you the highest quality builds to help ensure you win your next round!
If you would like more champion specific build guidance and advice, feel free to read our tips at the bottom of the page. Additionally, to see the best Garen build for a different skill level, please select a different skill tier from the dropdown menu above. The calculated Garen builds will update to characterize that division’s meta.
Best Garen Runes
If you are playing a varied enemy team comp, you should strongly consider getting yourself the Grasp of the Undying, Shield Bash, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Nimbus Cloak, and Celerity runes. In recent games, he won the greatest fraction of his rounds when using these runes. Yet, if you are facing a more single focused enemy team composition, such as an AD focused or a CC focused team, you should instead browse below to find the best Garen runes to win your particular round.
Versus Selected Team Comp
Best Items for Your Garen Build
The best items to include in your Garen build are: Stridebreaker, Sterak's Gage, Dead Man's Plate, and The Collector. Additionally, similar to our rune recommendations, you can also get quality, dedicated, Garen item builds below for the specific enemy team composition you are facing in your ongoing match. Those who included these pieces in their kits had a better win rate than those who tried for other builds for Garen.
vs AD Heavy Teams
vs AP Heavy Teams
vs CC Heavy Teams
vs Tanky Teams
Guide to Playing with Garen
- Garen's regeneration from Perseverance is enhanced when he isn't hit for a few seconds.
- Use Judgement mainly when there is 1 enemy champion around, it will deal maximum damage when hitting a single target.