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

Garen vs Pantheon

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

based on 2,753 Garen vs Pantheon matchups
Win Rate
53.4 %
K/D/A
2.07
Pick Rate
2.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked LoL games every week. In our database, Garen did battle with Pantheon in 2753 matches. Using so many games with Garen versus Pantheon gives us a lot of confidence in our capacity to prepare enlightening stats and a supported build to counter your enemy. This champ matchup is relatively rare. Garen has to counter Pantheon in only 2.9% of his matches.

Garen vs Pantheon Matchup Summary

Garen has done a good job of countering Pantheon. On average, he wins a whopping 53.4% of the time the champions fight each other in. In Garen vs Pantheon games, Garen’s side is 0.2% less expected to gain first blood. This indicates that he most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Pantheon.

Best Garen vs Pantheon Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordBerserker's Greaves

Core Garen Items

~22 Mins
StridebreakerSterak's GageDead Man's Plate

Optional Items

Mortal ReminderForce of NatureThornmailHullbreaker

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport 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 HealthScaling
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
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E
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Q
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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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R

Guide to Countering Pantheon as Garen

Tips for Playing as Garen against Pantheon

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 Pantheon

Pantheon's Aegis Assault makes him invulnerable from the front. Get behind him or wait it out.

Grand Starfall gives several seconds of warning before Pantheon arrives. Use this time to get out of the way or to form a plan to deal with him.

Be careful near Pantheon if your health is low - a thrown Comet Spear executes low health enemies.

Garen vs Pantheon Counter Stats

Garen Image
Win Rate
53.4 %
VS
Win Rate
46.6 %
Pantheon Image
7
< Kills >
7.1
5.7
< Deaths >
7.3
4.8
< Assists >
7.5
1.59
< Killing Sprees >
1.64
166
< Minions Killed >
94
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
0.22
0.65
< Inhibitors >
0.41
13,102
< Physical Damage >
16,458
296
< Magic Damage >
733
4,357
< True Damage >
1,150
17,756
< Damage Dealt >
18,343
28,004
< Damage Taken >
22,468
12,490
< Gold Earned >
10,785
2.94
< Towers >
1.58
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
2,635
< Total Healing >
2,535
15,247
< Experience >
12,591
17
< Vision Score >
28
8
< Wards Placed >
13
173
< Time Dealing CC >
60

How to Counter Pantheon with Garen in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here show some influential Garen vs. Pantheon counter stats that can help us realize the distinctions between this set of champs. For instance, Garen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Pantheon’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Garen may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Pantheon..

Garen usually has a similar longest killing spree as his counter does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Pantheon. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the champion with higher HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Garen and Pantheon

Damage Types Compared

Garen
Pantheon
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Garen
Pantheon

Who is Better, Garen or Pantheon?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Garen usually wins when taking on Pantheon, with a 53.4% win rate. Therefore, Garen makes a great counter for Pantheon.

While Garen does have a higher winrate compared to Pantheon, when they face off with one another, Garen also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult champ to develop with. You don't need to be too worried when picking Garen into Pantheon.

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

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Garen vs Pantheon matchups, Garen is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Garen is a great counter for Pantheon. You will do well by focussing your strategy on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Garen against Pantheon.

Additional Information for Garen Players

How We Calculated Our Garen vs Pantheon Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Pantheon as Garen, we analyzed 2,753 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 Pantheon 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 truly master Garen to counter Pantheon 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 mind the build and suggestions shown above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Garen most often picks up more CS compared to Pantheon. Champions who on average don't earn many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Garen versus Pantheon build include Stridebreaker, Sterak's Gage, and Dead Man's Plate. When Garen used at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better countering Pantheon than with many other typical builds. In fact, Garen had an average winrate of 53.4% when countering Pantheon with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest probability of crushing Pantheon as Garen, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Conditioning, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Garen vs Pantheon matchups, this mixture of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 53.4% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Pantheon as Garen are displayed for all ranked divisions. If you would like to filter the statistics and builds to a distinct player tier, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.