How to Win Corki vs Garen Counter Matchup Corki is in the b tier of champions

Corki vs Garen

How to Beat Garen as Corki in LoL Garen is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Garen as Corki

based on 1,397 Corki vs Garen matchups
Win Rate
48.5 %
K/D/A
2.32
Pick Rate
5.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter stats from the millions of recently rated LoL matches that we evaluate every week. Our guide on how to beat Garen as Corki resulted from an evaluation of 1397 ranked games where both champs faced one another. This champion pairing is relatively uncommon. Corki fights Garen in only 5.8% of his rounds.

Corki vs Garen Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Corki has done a dismal job of countering Garen. On average, he wins a acceptable 48.5% of matches the champions face off with one another in. In Corki versus Garen matches, Corki’s side is 0.1% less likely to earn first blood. This implies that he most likely won't get first blood versus Garen.

Best Corki vs Garen Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Tear of the GoddessCaulfield's Warhammer

Core Corki Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestRavenous HydraVoid Staff

Optional Items

Essence ReaverMaw of MalmortiusShadowflameMuramana

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearBiscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Domination Taste of BloodUltimate Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Corki's passive ability p
Corki q ability q
Corki w ability w
Corki e ability e
Corki's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Garen as Corki

Tips for Playing as Corki against Garen

Phosphorus Bomb can be used to reveal enemy units that might be hiding in a nearby patch of brush.

Corki can continue to attack while using Gatling Gun. Maximizing Gatling Gun is key to mastering Corki.

Valkyrie can be used defensively as well, so try using it for a quick escape.

Advice to Win Against Garen

Stack armor items to lower the large amount of physical damage that Garen deals out.

Be careful about attacking Garen in brush. It often will lead to taking full damage from Judgment.

Try to run away from Garen as your health gets lower, as he can execute you quickly with Demacian Justice.

Judgment deals maximum damage when only hitting a single target. If getting out of its radius isn't possible, move through allied minions to reduce damage taken.

Corki vs Garen Counter Stats

Corki Image
Win Rate
48.5 %
VS
Win Rate
51.5 %
Garen Image
6.4
< Kills >
6.7
5.9
< Deaths >
5.1
7.3
< Assists >
4.4
1.47
< Killing Sprees >
1.53
183
< Minions Killed >
182
0.14
< Dragons Killed >
0.13
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.69
3,707
< Physical Damage >
14,108
21,225
< Magic Damage >
262
1,400
< True Damage >
4,848
26,333
< Damage Dealt >
19,219
20,388
< Damage Taken >
30,529
12,918
< Gold Earned >
12,786
1.9
< Towers >
2.97
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
2,165
< Total Healing >
2,623
14,705
< Experience >
15,660
20
< Vision Score >
19
10
< Wards Placed >
8
180
< Time Dealing CC >
194

How to Counter Garen with Corki in LoL

The stats shown on this page highlight several influential Corki versus Garen counter statistics that can help us appreciate the distinctions between the pair. Corki’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Garen’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Corki may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Garen..

Corki typically has a similar longest killing spree as his counter does. On average, he takes less damage than Garen. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Corki and Garen

Damage Types Compared

Corki
Garen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Corki
Garen

Who is Better, Corki or Garen?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Corki usually loses when trying to fight Garen, with a 48.5% win rate. As a result, Corki makes a poor counter for Garen.

While Corki does have a lower winrate than Garen, when facing one another, Corki also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming champ to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Corki into Garen.

Moreover, Corki has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Garen. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Corki vs Garen matchups, Garen is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Corki is a somewhat poor counter to Garen. You will do well by focussing your actions on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Corki against Garen.

Additional Information for Corki Players

How We Calculated Our Corki vs Garen Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Garen as Corki, we analyzed 1,397 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 Garen as Corki 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

If you would like to truly master Corki in order to counter Garen during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips shown above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Corki often accumulates a similar amount of CS compared to Garen. Champions who typically don't take much CS usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Corki versus Garen build consist of Luden's Tempest, Ravenous Hydra, and Void Staff. When Corki combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better versus Garen than with most other typical builds. In fact, Corki had an average winrate of 48.5% when playing against Garen with these items in his kit.

To have the highest probability of vanquishing Garen as Corki, Corki players should equip the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Taste of Blood, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Inspiration and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Corki vs Garen counterpicks, this mix of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 48.5% winrate overall.

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