How to Win Aatrox vs Skarner Counter Matchup Aatrox is in the a tier of champions

Aatrox vs Skarner

How to Beat Skarner as Aatrox in LoL Skarner is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Skarner as Aatrox

based on 486 Aatrox vs Skarner matchups
Win Rate
48.8 %
K/D/A
1.93
Pick Rate
0.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated League of Legends games that we review each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Skarner as Aatrox came out of an examination of 486 ranked matches where both champions faced off against one another. This champion pairing is somewhat rare. Aatrox fights Skarner in only 0.5% of his games.

Aatrox vs Skarner Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Aatrox has done a below average job of beating Skarner. Typically, he wins a acceptable 48.8% of games the champions oppose one another in. In Aatrox vs Skarner games, Aatrox’s team is 0.0% more expected to earn first blood. This implies that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Skarner.

Best Aatrox vs Skarner Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordIronspike Whip

Core Aatrox Items

~22 Mins
EclipseBlack CleaverSerylda's Grudge

Optional Items

Death's Dance

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve Bone PlatingRevitalize
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Aatrox's passive ability p
Aatrox q ability q
Aatrox w ability w
Aatrox e ability e
Aatrox's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Skarner as Aatrox

Tips for Playing as Aatrox against Skarner

Use Umbral Dash while casting The Darkin Blade to increase your chances of hitting the enemy.

Cast World Ender when you are sure you can force a fight.

Crowd Control abilities like Infernal Chains or your allies' immobilizing effects will help you set up The Darkin Blade.

Advice to Win Against Skarner

Skarner is especially dangerous when inside Crystal Spire zones his team controls. Try to capture them ahead of time if a fight may break out around them.

Skarner can't harm you very much outside of short range, so stay away from him!

Skarner's Move Speed is increased as long as his shield, Crystalline Exoskeleton, persists. Attack him to lower his speed.

Aatrox vs Skarner Counter Stats

Aatrox Image
Win Rate
48.8 %
VS
Win Rate
51.2 %
Skarner Image
5.6
< Kills >
4.1
5.7
< Deaths >
4.9
5.4
< Assists >
9.3
1.27
< Killing Sprees >
0.93
156
< Minions Killed >
42
0.1
< Dragons Killed >
1.26
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.4
19,495
< Physical Damage >
6,890
68
< Magic Damage >
4,504
787
< True Damage >
1,230
20,352
< Damage Dealt >
12,625
31,363
< Damage Taken >
25,846
11,116
< Gold Earned >
10,235
2.06
< Towers >
1.42
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.31
11,876
< Total Healing >
5,855
13,818
< Experience >
12,614
16
< Vision Score >
21
8
< Wards Placed >
6
233
< Time Dealing CC >
662

How to Counter Skarner with Aatrox in LoL

The stats provided here clarify some influential Aatrox vs. Skarner matchup statistics that can help you grasp the distinctions between the pair. Aatrox’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Skarner’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Aatrox may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Skarner..

Aatrox normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Skarner. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the champion with increased health has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Aatrox and Skarner

Damage Types Compared

Aatrox
Skarner
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aatrox
Skarner

Who is Better, Aatrox or Skarner?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Aatrox usually loses when facing off against Skarner, with a 48.8% win rate. Thus, Aatrox makes a bad counter for Skarner.

While Aatrox does have a lower winrate than Skarner, when they face off with one another, Aatrox also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less difficult character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Aatrox into Skarner.

Moreover, Aatrox also has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Skarner. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Aatrox vs Skarner matchups, Skarner is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Aatrox is a somewhat poor counter for Skarner. Focus your gameplay on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Aatrox against Skarner.

Additional Information for Aatrox Players

How We Calculated Our Aatrox vs Skarner Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Skarner as Aatrox, we analyzed 486 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Skarner as Aatrox comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Aatrox to counter Skarner during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aatrox usually gets much more CS relative to Skarner. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The most important items to have in your Aatrox versus Skarner build include Eclipse, Black Cleaver, and Serylda's Grudge. When Aatrox incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better vs Skarner than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Aatrox boasted an average winrate of 48.8% when playing against Skarner with these items in his kit.

To have the best chance of annihilating Skarner as Aatrox, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players picked for Aatrox vs Skarner counters, this blending of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 48.8% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Skarner as Aatrox are given for all ranked divisions. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to an individual skill level, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.