Kindred vs Swain Counter Build

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

How to Beat Swain as Kindred

4,451 Kindred vs Swain Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Kindred Items to Counter Swain

The best items to prioritize in your Kindred versus Swain build include Infinity Edge, Galeforce, and The Collector. When Kindred used at least these three pieces in theirs build, they did significantly better when fighting Swain than with most other typical builds.


7.4 | Kindred Swain | 5.8


7.1 | Kindred Swain | 6.5


6.7 | Kindred Swain | 10.4

Best Kindred Runes to Counter Swain

Press the Attack Rune Press the Attack
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
To have the best probability of beating Swain as Kindred, Kindred players should equip the Press the Attack, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Ravenous Hunter, and Sudden Impact runes. Of all the rune sets players chose for Kindred vs Swain battles, this composite of runes yielded the best win rate. We have also included the best Swain runes to counterpick against Kindred in order to help you realize how he will likely be setup to try to beat your champ.

Runes Swain Will Likely Use to Counter Kindred

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Perfect Timing Rune Perfect Timing

Kindred vs Swain Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown on this page clarify several important Kindred vs. Swain counter stats that may help you grasp the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Kindred’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.0 is less than Swain’s KDA ratio of 2.5, showing that Kindred may be less central to theirs team's team fighting capability than Swain.

Kindred typically has a slightly larger longest killing spree than theirs foe does. Typically, Kindred takes more damage than Swain. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the champion with higher health has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Kindred usually takes fewer minion kills than Swain. Champs that do not amass very much CS usually don't need much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with tons of CS, such as ADCs, usually require a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, work to best the averages displayed here to do well.

By default, Kindred vs Swain tips, stats, and build guide are shown for all skill levels combined. If you want to scope the statistics and builds to a particular rank, you should use the selection menu located earlier in the guide.

Killing Spree

3.1 | Kindred Swain | 2.6

Damage Dealt

18,291 | Kindred Swain | 19,330

Damage Taken

25,204 | Kindred Swain | 21,972

Gold Earned

11,178 | Kindred Swain | 9,643

Minions Killed

47 | Kindred Swain | 65


5 | Kindred Swain | 5.5

Dragons Killed

1.9 | Kindred Swain | 2

Barons Killed

0.4 | Kindred Swain | 0.4


0.8 | Kindred Swain | 1

Kindred vs Swain Matchup Summary

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of rated League matches that we review each week. This Kindred vs Swain counter review resulted from an examination of 4,451 ranked rounds where both champions faced one another.

This champion pairing is fairly uncommon. Kindred is forced to battle against Swain in only 6.1% of theirs matches. Unfortunitally, Kindred has done a terrible job of beating Swain. On average, Kindred wins a lowly 45.0% of the time the champs clash against each other in. In Kindred versus Swain games, Kindred’s side is 3.0% less probable to obtain first blood. This implies that they probably won't get first blood against Swain.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 4,451 Kindred 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 Kindred 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.