Janna vs Skarner Counter Build

How to Beat Skarner as Janna


We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends games that we review each and every week. This Janna against Skarner counter review resulted from an examination of 3,915 ranked matches where both champs fought one another.

This counter matchup is relatively rare. Janna has to counter Skarner in only 1.0% of her rounds. Unfortunitally, Janna does a below average job of beating Skarner. Typically, she wins a lowly 48.0% of the time the champs face off with one another in. In Janna versus Skarner rounds, Janna’s team is 2.0% less likely to earn first blood. This implies that she most likely won't get first blood versus Skarner.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Janna Items to Counter Skarner

The most important items to have in your Janna versus Skarner build include Ardent Censer, Imperial Mandate, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Janna incorporated at least these three items in her build, she performed much better vs Skarner than with most other common builds.

Ardent Censer Item Imperial Mandate Item Staff of Flowing Water Item

Best Janna Runes to Counter Skarner

To have the best probability of annihilating Skarner as Janna, you should equip the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Taste of Blood, and Relentless Hunter runes. Of all the runes we have analyed/that we analyzed for Janna vs Skarner battles, this combination of runes yielded the highest win rate. We have also displayed the top Skarner runes to counterpick against Janna to help you grasp how he will probably be played against your champion.

Best Janna Runes

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Scorch Rune Scorch
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Relentless Hunter Rune Relentless Hunter

Best Skarner Runes

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Celerity Rune Celerity
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking
Approach Velocity Rune Approach Velocity
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear


The subsequent tables show several valuable Janna versus Skarner counter stats that may help you explain the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Janna’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.9 is similar to Skarner’s ratio of 2.8, demonstrating that Janna may be just as central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Skarner. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Battle Stats


Janna Stats
2.1 3.8
Skarner Stats


Janna Stats
5.3 4.7
Skarner Stats


Janna Stats
13.4 9.4
Skarner Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Janna Stats
0.9 2
Skarner Stats

Damage Dealt

Janna Stats
9423 9940
Skarner Stats

Damage Taken

Janna Stats
14132 25828
Skarner Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Janna Stats
5.1 5.2
Skarner Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Janna Stats
0.8 0.9
Skarner Stats

Dragons Killed

Janna Stats
1.9 2
Skarner Stats

Barons Killed

Janna Stats
0.4 0.4
Skarner Stats

Gold Earned

Janna Stats
7844 9884
Skarner Stats

Minions Killed

Janna Stats
19 33
Skarner Stats

Janna typically has a significant smaller longest killing spree than her opponent does. Typically, Janna receives less damage than Skarner. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Janna typically takes a similar amount of CS than Skarner. Champions that don't earn many minion kills usually do not have to have much CS to be useful. Instead, they are capable of scaling well off of their abilities alone. However, champs with scores of minion kills, such as carries, typically have to have a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to pass the values displayed here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 3915 Janna 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 Janna 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.