The top champs not in lane to counter Swain include Aphelios, Zeri, and Xayah. These champs are all great at countering Swain with decent win rates over 55%. Even if these Swain counter picks are not picked in the same position as you, it's not a good idea to take him into these matchups. They will most often crush Swain.
Conversely, if the opposing team brings either Kog'Maw or Kennen, Swain mains should strongly consider taking him, as he easily destroys these selections with win rates over 57% against each ofthem.
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