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

Corki vs Skarner

How to Beat Skarner as Corki in LoL Skarner is in the a tier of champions
Marksman
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Skarner as Corki

based on 120 Corki vs Skarner matchups
Win Rate
39.2 %
K/D/A
2.19
Pick Rate
0.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup stats from the millions of ranked LoL games that we get from Riot Games each and every week. This guide on how to beat Skarner as Corki resulted from an evaluation of 120 ranked rounds where both champions opposed each other. This particular champion pairing is relatively rare. Corki encounters Skarner in only 0.5% of his games.

Corki vs Skarner Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Corki has done a awful job of beating Skarner. Typically, he wins a lowly 39.2% of matches the champs fight one another in. In Corki versus Skarner rounds, Corki’s team is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood, implying that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Skarner.

Best Corki vs Skarner Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordCaulfield's Warhammer

Core Corki Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestMuramanaRavenous Hydra

Optional Items

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport 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 MagicRes
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 Skarner as Corki

Tips for Playing as Corki against Skarner

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 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.

Corki vs Skarner Counter Stats

Corki Image
Win Rate
39.2 %
VS
Win Rate
60.8 %
Skarner Image
6.6
< Kills >
4.5
6.2
< Deaths >
5
7
< Assists >
11.4
1.62
< Killing Sprees >
1.06
186
< Minions Killed >
43
0.19
< Dragons Killed >
1.57
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.49
3,690
< Physical Damage >
7,193
21,745
< Magic Damage >
4,845
1,305
< True Damage >
1,169
26,741
< Damage Dealt >
13,208
20,924
< Damage Taken >
29,069
13,216
< Gold Earned >
11,239
1.94
< Towers >
1.68
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.38
2,271
< Total Healing >
7,191
14,851
< Experience >
14,070
20
< Vision Score >
25
10
< Wards Placed >
6
203
< Time Dealing CC >
701

How to Counter Skarner with Corki in LoL

The stats shown here underscore several significant Corki vs. Skarner matchup stats that can help us interpret the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Corki’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Skarner’s ratio of NaN, showing that Corki may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Skarner..

Corki typically has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his counter does. On average, he receives less damage than Skarner. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Corki and Skarner

Damage Types Compared

Corki
Skarner
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Corki
Skarner

Who is Better, Corki or Skarner?

Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Corki usually loses when trying to fight Skarner, with a 39.2% win rate. Thus, Corki makes a poor counter for Skarner.

While Corki does have a much lower winrate compared to Skarner, when on opposite teams, Corki also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming champion to develop with. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Corki into Skarner.

Additionally, Corki has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Skarner. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Corki vs Skarner matchups, Skarner is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Corki is a terribly counter for Skarner. Make sure you focus your actions on maximizing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Corki against Skarner.

Additional Information for Corki Players

How We Calculated Our Corki vs Skarner Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Skarner as Corki, we analyzed 120 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 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Corki in order to counter Skarner during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Corki typically picks up much more CS as Skarner. Champions who on average don't earn many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Corki versus Skarner build include Luden's Tempest, Muramana, and Ravenous Hydra. When Corki bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better when fighting Skarner than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Corki boasted an average winrate of 39.2% battling Skarner with this build.

To have the greatest chance of crushing Skarner as Corki, you should take 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 builds players picked for Corki vs Skarner battles, this mix of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 39.2% winrate overall.

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