Garen Build

The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition

LoL Champion

Garen

865,500 LoL Matches Analyzed

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Summary

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.

Overall

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Shield Bash Rune Shield Bash
Conditioning Rune Conditioning
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Celerity Rune Celerity
Versus Selected Team Comp
Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Conditioning Rune Conditioning
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

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.

LoL Item StridebreakerLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Dead Man's PlateLoL Item The Collector

vs AD Heavy Teams

LoL Item Sunfire AegisLoL Item Black CleaverLoL Item ThornmailLoL Item Dead Man's Plate

vs AP Heavy Teams

LoL Item Trinity ForceLoL Item Phantom DancerLoL Item Dead Man's PlateLoL Item Death's Dance

vs CC Heavy Teams

LoL Item StridebreakerLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Warmog's ArmorLoL Item Dead Man's Plate

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item StridebreakerLoL Item Dead Man's PlateLoL Item Death's DanceLoL Item Chempunk Chainsword

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.