Skarner can't harm you very much outside of short range, so stay away from him!
Skarner is especially dangerous when inside Crystal Spire zones his team controls. Try to capture them ahead of time if a fight may break out around them.
Skarner's Move Speed is increased as long as his shield, Crystalline Exoskeleton, persists. Attack him to lower his speed.
The stat comparisons provided here emphasize some strategic Sett against Skarner matchup stats that may help us appreciate the differences and similarities between the pair. Sett’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Skarner’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Sett may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Skarner..
Sett often has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy does. On average, he receives more damage than Skarner. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Sett usually loses when trying to fight Skarner, with a 45.9% win rate. Thus, Sett makes a poor counter to Skarner.
While Sett does have a much lower win rate compared to Skarner, when facing one another, Sett also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less complex champ to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Sett into Skarner.
Additionally, Sett also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Skarner. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Sett vs Skarner matchups, Skarner is the better champion with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.
Sett is a terribly counter to Skarner. You will do well by focussing your strategy on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Sett against Skarner.
If you would like to truly master Sett to counter Skarner during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Sett usually racks up much more CS compared to Skarner. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values shown here to do well.
The ideal items to prioritize in your Sett versus Skarner build include Heartsteel, Spear Of Shojin, and Titanic Hydra. When Sett bought at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better against Skarner than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Sett had an average winrate of 45.9% when countering Skarner with these items in his kit.
To have the greatest chance of defeating Skarner as Sett, you should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes we have analyed for Sett vs Skarner clashes, this mixture of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 45.9% winrate overall.
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