How to Win Lucian vs Galio Counter Matchup Lucian is in the a tier of champions

Lucian vs Galio

How to Beat Galio as Lucian in LoL Galio is in the s tier of champions
Marksman
Tank Mage

How to Beat Galio as Lucian

based on 1,973 Lucian vs Galio matchups
Win Rate
47.1 %
K/D/A
2.22
Pick Rate
1.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated League of Legends rounds that we evaluate every week. This guide on how to beat Galio as Lucian resulted from an analysis of 1973 ranked matches where both champions battled one another. This counter matchup is somewhat rare. Lucian has to counter Galio in only 1.2% of his rounds.

Lucian vs Galio Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Lucian does a dismal job of beating Galio. On average, he wins a lowly 47.1% of matches the champs clash against each other in. In Lucian versus Galio rounds, Lucian’s team is 0.1% more probable to obtain first blood, implying that he most likely will get first blood versus Galio.

Best Lucian vs Galio Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
DaggerNoonquiver

Core Lucian Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceNavori QuickbladesThe Collector

Optional Items

Infinity EdgeLord Dominik's RegardsEssence ReaverRapid Firecannon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Lucian to level up q
>
Second ability for Lucian to level up e
>
Last skill for Lucian to max out w

Runes

Precision Press the Attack Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Inspiration Magical FootwearBiscuit Delivery
Attack Speed Adaptive Force Armor
Lucian's passive ability p
Lucian q ability q
Lucian w ability w
Lucian e ability e
Lucian's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
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E
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E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Galio as Lucian

Tips for Playing as Lucian against Galio

Once you have chosen an angle for The Culling, you cannot change it. Pick your moment well!

For optimal burst, try to combine Relentless Pursuit into Piercing Light.

Because of Lightslinger, Lucian benefits more from Attack Damage than he does from Attack Speed.

Ardent Blaze actually explodes in a star pattern. Try to line it up so the spokes hit enemy champions.

Advice to Win Against Galio

Galio moves slower when he is charging Shield of Durand.

Hero's Entrance can be interrupted before Galio jumps into the air.

Galio cannot traverse walls with Justice Punch.

Lucian vs Galio Counter Stats

Lucian Image
Win Rate
47.1 %
VS
Win Rate
52.9 %
Galio Image
7.7
< Kills >
4.4
6.4
< Deaths >
5.9
6.5
< Assists >
10.2
1.76
< Killing Sprees >
0.96
165
< Minions Killed >
117
0.17
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.45
18,046
< Physical Damage >
521
2,211
< Magic Damage >
16,013
1,393
< True Damage >
609
21,652
< Damage Dealt >
17,144
20,606
< Damage Taken >
24,579
12,101
< Gold Earned >
9,703
2.24
< Towers >
1.69
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
2,652
< Total Healing >
2,041
12,456
< Experience >
12,796
19
< Vision Score >
23
8
< Wards Placed >
11
29
< Time Dealing CC >
120

How to Counter Galio with Lucian in LoL

The stats shown on this page clarify some significant Lucian vs. Galio counter stats that may help you realize the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Lucian’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Galio’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Lucian may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Galio. This observation is in large part caused by the difference in kills.

Lucian normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his enemy does. Typically, he takes less damage than Galio. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the champion with higher HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Lucian and Galio

Damage Types Compared

Lucian
Galio
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Lucian
Galio

Who is Better, Lucian or Galio?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Lucian usually loses when trying to fight Galio, with a 47.1% win rate. Thus, Lucian makes a bad counter to Galio.

While Lucian does have a lower win rate compared to Galio, when on opposite teams, Lucian also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more challenging champion to learn and master. You may get destroyed when picking Lucian into Galio.

Additionally, Lucian has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Galio. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Lucian vs Galio matchups, Galio is the better champ with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Lucian is a garbage counter for Galio. Focus your play on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Lucian against Galio.

Additional Information for Lucian Players

How We Calculated Our Lucian vs Galio Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Galio as Lucian, we analyzed 1,973 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 Galio as Lucian 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Lucian to counter Galio during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and tips displayed above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Lucian on average picks up a similar amount of CS as Galio. Champs who typically don't acquire much CS typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Lucian versus Galio build include Galeforce, Navori Quickblades, and The Collector. When Lucian bought at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better when fighting Galio than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Lucian had an average winrate of 47.1% battling Galio with these items in his kit.

To have the best probability of coming out on top against Galio as Lucian, you should equip the Press the Attack, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players chose for Lucian vs Galio counterpicks, this mixture of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 47.1% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Galio as Lucian are shown for all ranked divisions combined. If you would like to scope the statistics and builds to a specific division, you can use the selection menu located earlier on the page.