League of Legends Champion Skarner Skarner is in the s tier of champions

Skarner

Fighter Tank
Skarner is a fighter Role fighter
Difficulty Average
Power Spike Mid-Game
Crystal Spires ability p
Crystal Slash ability q
Crystalline Exoskeleton ability w
Fracture ability e
Impale ability r
jungle

Skarner Build

based on 10,068 matches
Win Rate
51.2 %
Pick Rate
1 %
Ban Rate
0.1 %

How We Come Up with Our Skarner Builds

We process over 1 Million League of Legends games every day to bring you the most accurate Skarner build so you can destroy your enemies and improve you win rate. We've broken down our Skarner builds by rank, position, and enemy team type, so you can find the most accurate set of Skarner core items and runes for any situation.

Skarner Build Summary

Skarner is a pretty good jungle champ in League of Legends. His best rune sets are Sorcery Precision. Including the specific runes shown below into your Skarner build will provide you the additional stats to help him play well through the laning phase of the game and into the late game. Skarner players should start by leveling up his q ability first.

Best Build for Skarner

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ionian Boots of LucidityBami's Cinder

Core Skarner Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisDead Man's PlateForce of NatureIonian Boots of Lucidity

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceTitanic HydraBlack CleaverFrozen Heart

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Skarner to level up q
>
Second ability for Skarner to level up w
>
Last skill for Skarner to max out e

Runes

Sorcery Phase Rush Nimbus CloakCelerityWaterwalking
Precision TriumphLegend: Tenacity
CDRScaling Adaptive Armor
Skarner's passive ability p
Skarner q ability q
Skarner w ability w
Skarner e ability e
Skarner's ultimate ability r
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Q
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E
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W
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Q
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Q
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R
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Q
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W
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Q
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W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Skarner Matchups Overview

More Gameplay Tips for Skarner Players

Tips and Tricks

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.

Additional Skarner Build Insights

LoL Skarner players will find him to be a difficult character to build out properly. You'll see that his build is modified when he is fighting either diversified or specialized team comps, showing you shouldn't take the same Skarner build every single game of League of Legends

The best items to use in your champion's build include: Sunfire Aegis, Dead Man's Plate, and Force of Nature. Players who added these items in their kits had a much better win rate than players who worked towards other item builds for Skarner. Likewise, if you are facing a well-mixed enemy team arrangement, you should really consider grabbing Skarner the Sorcery, and Precision runes. In recent matches, he won the largest percentage of his rounds when equipped with these runes.

We established our Skarner build recommendations by analyzing 10,068 recently ranked League rounds with him selected. We only recommend the best winrate Skarner builds that have been used by ranked gamers enough times for us to suggest them. With so many matches in our data, we are quite confident in our recommended builds.