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

Garen vs Ryze

How to Beat Ryze as Garen in LoL Ryze is in the b tier of champions
Fighter Tank
Mage Fighter

How to Beat Ryze as Garen

based on 900 Garen vs Ryze matchups
Win Rate
59.6 %
K/D/A
2.24
Pick Rate
0.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches each week. Within our data, Garen engaged Ryze in 900 rounds. With so many matchups for Garen vs Ryze provides us a lot of faith in our capacity to provide enlightening stats and a solid build to counter your foe. This particular matchup is relatively rare. Garen is forced to battle against Ryze in only 0.9% of his games.

Garen vs Ryze Matchup Summary

Garen has done a great job of beating Ryze. Typically, he wins a terrific 59.6% of games the champs fight one another in. In Garen versus Ryze rounds, Garen’s team is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood. This implies that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Ryze.

Best Garen vs Ryze Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordDagger

Core Garen Items

~22 Mins
StridebreakerMortal ReminderForce of Nature

Optional Items

Dead Man's PlateHullbreakerBlack 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 Ryze as Garen

Tips for Playing as Garen against Ryze

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 Ryze

Crowd controlling Ryze during Realm Warp's windup will cancel the portal.

Ryze is especially dangerous to opponents that are marked with Flux.

Use Realm Warp's windup time to figure out how to deal with what may be coming out of the portal.

Garen vs Ryze Counter Stats

Garen Image
Win Rate
59.6 %
VS
Win Rate
40.4 %
Ryze Image
6.7
< Kills >
4.8
4.9
< Deaths >
5.7
4.3
< Assists >
6.6
1.49
< Killing Sprees >
1.09
171
< Minions Killed >
171
0.17
< Dragons Killed >
0.11
0.69
< Inhibitors >
0.38
12,713
< Physical Damage >
989
278
< Magic Damage >
15,749
4,355
< True Damage >
378
17,345
< Damage Dealt >
17,117
26,410
< Damage Taken >
22,333
12,304
< Gold Earned >
11,116
3.07
< Towers >
1.84
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
2,515
< Total Healing >
2,645
15,085
< Experience >
14,045
17
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
9
171
< Time Dealing CC >
153

How to Counter Ryze with Garen in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here emphasize some important Garen against Ryze counter statistics that can help us grasp the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Garen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Ryze’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Garen may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Ryze..

Garen normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his opponent does. Typically, he receives more damage than Ryze. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Garen and Ryze

Damage Types Compared

Garen
Ryze
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Garen
Ryze

Who is Better, Garen or Ryze?

Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Garen usually wins when playing against Ryze, with a 59.6% win rate. Therefore, Garen makes a fantastic counter for Ryze.

While Garen does have a much higher win rate compared to Ryze, when they face off with one another, Garen also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less complex champ to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Garen into Ryze.

Furthermore, Garen has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Ryze. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Garen vs Ryze matchups, Garen is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Garen is a great counter for Ryze. Focus your gameplay on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Garen against Ryze.

Additional Information for Garen Players

How We Calculated Our Garen vs Ryze Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ryze as Garen, we analyzed 900 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 Ryze 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Garen to counter Ryze during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions displayed here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Garen usually accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Ryze. Champions who on average don't get much CS typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers displayed here to do well.

The best items to have in your Garen versus Ryze build consist of Stridebreaker, Mortal Reminder, and Force of Nature. When Garen incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better against Ryze than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Garen boasted an average win rate of 59.6% when playing against Ryze with this build.

To have the highest likelihood of defeating Ryze as Garen, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Conditioning, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune sets players picked for Garen vs Ryze counters, this sequence of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 59.6% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Ryze as Garen are given for every ranked division. If you would like to narrow the statistics and builds to a distinct rank, you may use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.