Hecarim vs Skarner Counter Build

How to Win Hecarim vs Skarner Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Skarner as Hecarim in LoL

How to Beat Skarner as Hecarim

650 Hecarim vs Skarner Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Hecarim Items to Counter Skarner

The most important items to focus on in your Hecarim versus Skarner build include Sterak's Gage, Dead Man's Plate, and Divine Sunderer. When Hecarim incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better against Skarner than with most other commonly used builds.


6.5 | Hecarim Skarner | 4.2


5.3 | Hecarim Skarner | 5


8.3 | Hecarim Skarner | 9.3

Best Hecarim Runes to Counter Skarner

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
To have the highest chance of defeating Skarner as Hecarim, Hecarim players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Sudden Impact, and Ravenous Hunter runes. Of all the runes players used for Hecarim vs Skarner battles, this combination of runes yielded the greatest win rate. We have also included the top Skarner runes to counterpick against Hecarim in order to help you grasp how he will likely be built to try to beat your champ.

Runes Skarner Will Likely Use to Counter Hecarim

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight

Hecarim vs Skarner Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown on this page feature some important Hecarim vs. Skarner matchup stats that can help you distinguish the differences and similarities between this set of champs. Hecarim’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.8 is nearly equal to Skarner’s ratio of 2.7, indicating that Hecarim may be just as central to his team's team fighting capability than Skarner.

Hecarim usually has a much larger longest killing spree than his foe does. Commonly, Hecarim receives more damage than Skarner. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

In Hecarim vs Skarner matchups, Hecarim often gets a similar number of minion kills than Skarner. Champions who on average don't earn a lot of minion kills usually do not need much CS to be effective. They are able to scale easily off of their skills and stats alone. However, champions with many minion kills, such as carries, usually have to have a lot of gold to be useful. In either situation, work to beat the values shown here to do well.

By default, Hecarim vs Skarner tips, stats, and build guide are given for all ranked divisions combined. To narrow the statistics and builds to a specific division, you may use the selection menu earlier in the guide.

Killing Spree

3.3 | Hecarim Skarner | 2.1

Damage Dealt

14,902 | Hecarim Skarner | 11,374

Damage Taken

34,247 | Hecarim Skarner | 24,127

Gold Earned

11,034 | Hecarim Skarner | 9,885

Minions Killed

31 | Hecarim Skarner | 34


5.3 | Hecarim Skarner | 5

Dragons Killed

1.9 | Hecarim Skarner | 2

Barons Killed

0.4 | Hecarim Skarner | 0.4


0.9 | Hecarim Skarner | 0.8

Hecarim vs Skarner Matchup Summary

We generate our counter stats from the millions of ranked League of Legends matches that we review each week. This Hecarim versus Skarner matchup review came out of an analysis of 650 ranked rounds where both champions opposed one another.

This counter matchup is fairly rare. Hecarim is forced to battle against Skarner in only 1.0% of his games. Hecarim has done a decent job of countering Skarner. Normally, he wins a acceptable 51.0% of the time the champs battle each other in. In Hecarim against Skarner matches, Hecarim’s team is 1.0% more probable to earn first blood. This implies that he probably will get first blood against Skarner.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 650 Hecarim vs Skarner 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 Hecarim 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.