The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition
We established our Skarner build suggestions by analyzing 119,460 recently ranked League games with him in them. We only advise the best winrate Skarner builds that were built by ranked League players enough times for us to suggest them. With so many matches in our dataset, we are very confident in our suggested builds.
For more focused build advice and strategies, please check out our guide at the bottom of the page. Additionally, to get Skarner builds tailored to a particular division, pick a different rank from the dropdown menu found above. In that case, the proposed Skarner build will be based on that tier's meta game.
Best Skarner Runes
If you are playing a mixed enemy team composition, you should really consider grabbing yourself the Predator, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Celerity, and Nimbus Cloak runes. In recent games, he won the greatest fraction of his rounds when built with these runes. However, if you are fighting a different enemy team composition, such as an AD focused or a tank heavy team, you should instead browse below to get the best Skarner runes to defeat your particular enemy team.
Versus Selected Team Comp
Best Items for Your Skarner Build
The most critical items to incorporate into your Skarner build are: Trinity Force, Sterak's Gage, Spirit Visage, and Dead Man's Plate. Moreover, like our rune setups, you can also find great, dedicated, Skarner item builds below for the specific enemy team comp you are fighting in your ongoing match. Players who included these pieces in their builds had a much better winrate than players who went for other builds for Skarner.
vs AD Heavy Teams
vs AP Heavy Teams
vs CC Heavy Teams
vs Tanky Teams
Guide to Playing with Skarner
- All of Skarner's abilities make him a potent ganker, make sure to combo all your skills to take down enemy carries early.
- Initiate ganks with Fracture to slow down your target and mark them with Crystal Venom.
- Follow up Fracture with an auto attack to stun your target and then hit them with Crystal Slash.