Ryze vs Garen Counter Build

How to Win Ryze vs Garen Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Garen as Ryze in LoL

How to Beat Garen as Ryze

5,865 Ryze vs Garen Matchups Analyzed

We calculate our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked LoL games that we get from Riot Games every week. This guide on how to beat Garen as Ryze came out of an evaluation of 5865 ranked matches where both champs faced off against one another. This particular champion matchup is fairly uncommon. Ryze encounters Garen in only 4.2% of his rounds.

Unfortunately, Ryze does a pathetic job of beating Garen. Normally, he wins a lowly 45.8% of games the champions battle each other in. In Ryze vs Garen matches, Ryze’s side is 0.0% more likely to earn first blood. This indicates that he probably will get first blood against Garen.

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First Blood


Best Ryze Items to Counter Garen

The ideal items to focus on in your Ryze versus Garen build consist of Everfrost, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Ryze bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better against Garen than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Ryze had an average winrate of 59.4% when countering Garen with these items in his kit.

Best Ryze Runes to Counter Garen

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

To have the best likelihood of defeating Garen as Ryze, Ryze players should take the Phase Rush, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Waterwalking, Taste of Blood, and Ravenous Hunter runes from the Sorcery and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune builds we have analyed for Ryze vs Garen face-offs, this order of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 49.4% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the best Garen runes to fend off Ryze to help you grasp how he will likely be played against your champion.


5.5 | Ryze Garen | 6.4


5.9 | Ryze Garen | 5


6.4 | Ryze Garen | 4.6

Ryze vs Garen Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here highlight some strategic Ryze vs. Garen counter statistics that can help us realize the distinctions between this set of champs. For instance, Ryze’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.0 is similar to Garen’s ratio of 2.2, showing that Ryze may be just as central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Garen..

Ryze often has a similar longest killing spree as his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Commonly, he receives less damage than Garen. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

Ryze commonly gets a few more minion kills than Garen. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be useful. Instead, they are able to scale fully off their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as carries, usually need a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to outperform the values shown here to do well.

If you need to view Ryze vs Garen tips and counter builds for a a distinct rank, feel free to choose one from the selection menu above. By default, the statistics and strategies displayed are calculated using all matches run with these champions.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.26 | Ryze Garen | 1.44

Largest Multi-Kill

1.34 | Ryze Garen | 1.33

Damage Dealt

19,084 | Ryze Garen | 16,897

Damage Taken

21,209 | Ryze Garen | 26,690

Healing Done

3,322 | Ryze Garen | 3,074

Vision Score

19 | Ryze Garen | 17

Gold Earned

11,445 | Ryze Garen | 11,727

Minions Killed

175 | Ryze Garen | 159

Dragons Killed

0.14 | Ryze Garen | 0.15

Barons Killed

0.05 | Ryze Garen | 0.03


2.01 | Ryze Garen | 2.75


0.45 | Ryze Garen | 0.62

CC Duration (sec)

108 | Ryze Garen | 155

Experience Earned

14,097 | Ryze Garen | 14,516

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 5,865 Ryze vs Garen 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 Garen as Ryze 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.