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

Garen vs Corki

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

based on 690 Garen vs Corki matchups
Win Rate
50.9 %
K/D/A
2.2
Pick Rate
0.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked League rounds each and every week. In our dataset, Garen fought Corki in 690 matches. Including so many games with Garen versus Corki provides us a lot of confidence in our capacity to prepare informative statistics and a pro build to defeat Corki. This pairing is fairly rare. Garen encounters Corki in only 0.7% of his games.

Garen vs Corki Matchup Summary

Garen has done a ok job of beating Corki. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.9% of matches the champions face one another in. In Garen versus Corki rounds, Garen’s team is 0.0% more likely to obtain first blood, indicating that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Corki.

Best Garen vs Corki Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordBerserker's Greaves

Core Garen Items

~22 Mins
StridebreakerDead Man's PlateForce of Nature

Optional Items

Mortal ReminderBlack Cleaver

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve ConditioningOvergrowth
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Garen's passive ability p
Garen q ability q
Garen w ability w
Garen e ability e
Garen's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
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Q
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E
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Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Corki as Garen

Tips for Playing as Garen against Corki

Garen's regeneration greatly increases if he can avoid receiving damage for several seconds.

Garen is only constrained by cooldowns, making items such as Black Cleaver very effective for him.

Judgment deals maximum damage when only hitting a single target. For effective trading, try to position such that only the enemy champion is hit.

Advice to Win Against Corki

Corki is vulnerable after he uses his Valkyrie or Special Delivery, so try switching focus to him if he uses them to enter a fight.

Watch out for Corki's Missile Barrage. They deal splash damage, so you can get hit even when hiding behind minions.

Garen vs Corki Counter Stats

Garen Image
Win Rate
50.9 %
VS
Win Rate
49.1 %
Corki Image
6.5
< Kills >
6.5
5
< Deaths >
6
4.5
< Assists >
7.1
1.5
< Killing Sprees >
1.48
181
< Minions Killed >
179
0.14
< Dragons Killed >
0.12
0.66
< Inhibitors >
0.48
13,728
< Physical Damage >
3,534
254
< Magic Damage >
20,303
4,859
< True Damage >
1,210
18,841
< Damage Dealt >
25,048
30,200
< Damage Taken >
19,886
12,625
< Gold Earned >
12,752
2.9
< Towers >
2.02
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
2,724
< Total Healing >
2,613
15,551
< Experience >
14,420
18
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
9
197
< Time Dealing CC >
182

How to Counter Corki with Garen in LoL

The stats shown on this page show some critical Garen vs. Corki counter statistics that can help us distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Garen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Corki’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Garen may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Corki..

Garen usually has a similar longest killing spree as his matchup does. Typically, he takes more damage than Corki. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the champion with increased health has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Garen and Corki

Damage Types Compared

Garen
Corki
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Garen
Corki

Who is Better, Garen or Corki?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Garen usually fairs equally well when taking on Corki, with a 50.9% win rate. Therefore, Garen makes an ok counter for Corki.

While Garen does have a higher win rate compared to Corki, when on opposite teams, Garen also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less complex champion to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Garen into Corki.

Additionally, Garen has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Corki. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Garen is a decent counter to Corki. Focus your play on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Garen against Corki.

Additional Information for Garen Players

How We Calculated Our Garen vs Corki Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Corki as Garen, we analyzed 690 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 Corki as Garen 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 Garen in order to counter Corki during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Garen often racks up a similar amount of CS compared to Corki. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. 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 need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Garen versus Corki build include Stridebreaker, Dead Man's Plate, and Force of Nature. When Garen included at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better when facing Corki than with most other common item sets. In fact, Garen boasted an average winrate of 50.9% when playing against Corki with this build.

To have the best probability of annihilating Corki as Garen, Garen players should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Conditioning, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Garen vs Corki matchups, this combination of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 50.9% win rate overall.

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