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.
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.
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.
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.
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.