Hecarim vs Swain Counter Build

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

How to Beat Swain as Hecarim

4,135 Hecarim vs Swain Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Hecarim Items to Counter Swain

The top items to prioritize in your Hecarim versus Swain build include Thornmail, Death's Dance, and Divine Sunderer. When Hecarim combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better versus Swain than with most other common builds.


7 | Hecarim Swain | 5.8


5.9 | Hecarim Swain | 6.7


8.4 | Hecarim Swain | 10.6

Best Hecarim Runes to Counter Swain

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Future's Market Rune Future's Market
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight
To have the best chance of annihilating Swain as Hecarim, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Future's Market, and Cosmic Insight runes. Of all the runes that we analyzed for Hecarim vs Swain battles, this set of runes yielded the best win rate. We have also included the best Swain runes to counterpick against Hecarim to help you recognize how he will probably be setup against you.

Runes Swain Will Likely Use to Counter Hecarim

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity

Hecarim vs Swain Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown on this page highlight some important Hecarim versus Swain matchup stats that may help us explain the distinctions between the two. As an example, Hecarim’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.6 is nearly equal to Swain’s ratio of 2.4, indicating that Hecarim may be just as central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Swain.

Hecarim often has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his counter does. Commonly, Hecarim receives more damage than Swain. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

In Hecarim vs Swain matchups, Hecarim commonly earns fewer minion kills than Swain. Champs who on average don't amass very much CS normally do not require much CS to be useful. They are able to scale fully off their abilities alone. Yet, champions with scores of minion kills, such as ADCs, usually have to have a lot of gold to be effective. In either situation, try to best the values shown here to do well.

If you would like to get Hecarim vs Swain tips and builds for a a specific rank, feel free to select one from the selection menu providedabove. At first, the stats and strategies shown are computed using all rounds played with these champs.

Killing Spree

3.3 | Hecarim Swain | 2.5

Damage Dealt

16,649 | Hecarim Swain | 21,290

Damage Taken

36,440 | Hecarim Swain | 22,431

Gold Earned

11,216 | Hecarim Swain | 9,778

Minions Killed

33 | Hecarim Swain | 68


5 | Hecarim Swain | 5.6

Dragons Killed

1.8 | Hecarim Swain | 2.1

Barons Killed

0.4 | Hecarim Swain | 0.4


0.8 | Hecarim Swain | 1

Hecarim vs Swain Matchup Summary

We summarize our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked League rounds that we analyze every week. This Hecarim against Swain counter guide resulted from an evaluation of 4,135 ranked matches where both champions clashed against each other.

This pairing is fairly uncommon. Hecarim fights Swain in only 6.3% of his matches. Unfortunitally, Hecarim has done a poor job of countering Swain. On average, he wins a lowly 47.0% of games the champions clash against one another in. In Hecarim against Swain matches, Hecarim’s team is 5.0% less probable to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably won't get first blood versus Swain.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 4,135 Hecarim vs Swain 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 Swain 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.