How to Win Shyvana vs Skarner Counter Matchup Shyvana is in the b tier of champions

Shyvana vs Skarner

How to Beat Skarner as Shyvana in LoL Skarner is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Skarner as Shyvana

based on 234 Shyvana vs Skarner matchups
Win Rate
55.6 %
K/D/A
2.9
Pick Rate
0.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of ranked LoL matches that we review each and every week. This guide on how to beat Skarner as Shyvana resulted from an examination of 234 ranked games where both champs fought one another. This counter matchup is fairly rare. Shyvana encounters Skarner in only 0.4% of her matches.

Shyvana vs Skarner Matchup Summary

Shyvana has done a great job of beating Skarner. Normally, she wins a whopping 55.6% of games the champions clash against one another in. In Shyvana against Skarner matches, Shyvana’s team is 0.1% less likely to gain first blood, implying that she probably won't get first blood against Skarner.

Best Shyvana vs Skarner Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBami's Cinder

Core Shyvana Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletThornmailDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Blade of The Ruined King

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Press the Attack TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve ConditioningUnflinching
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Shyvana's passive ability p
Shyvana q ability q
Shyvana w ability w
Shyvana e ability e
Shyvana's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
W
3
Q
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
W
9
E
10
W
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R
12
W
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W
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Skarner as Shyvana

Tips for Playing as Shyvana against Skarner

Flame Breath is great to level-up against difficult lane opponents.

It can be valuable to purchase one of the items that can slow enemies: Frozen Mallet, Dead Man's Plate, or Entropy.

Shyvana's abilities all benefit from attacking units. As a result, Attack Speed items are more valuable on her than most champions.

Burnout is an ideal choice for jungling. Monsters will be hit by the full duration, and the speed boost improves her ganking potential.

Advice to Win Against Skarner

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 can't harm you very much outside of short range, so stay away from him!

Skarner's Move Speed is increased as long as his shield, Crystalline Exoskeleton, persists. Attack him to lower his speed.

Shyvana vs Skarner Counter Stats

Shyvana Image
Win Rate
55.6 %
VS
Win Rate
44.4 %
Skarner Image
5.8
< Kills >
4.7
4.8
< Deaths >
5.3
8.1
< Assists >
9.8
1.32
< Killing Sprees >
1.06
61
< Minions Killed >
40
1.78
< Dragons Killed >
1.32
0.65
< Inhibitors >
0.35
3,799
< Physical Damage >
7,749
15,901
< Magic Damage >
4,828
1,389
< True Damage >
1,355
21,089
< Damage Dealt >
13,932
35,026
< Damage Taken >
28,390
12,240
< Gold Earned >
10,795
1.98
< Towers >
1.3
0.29
< Baron Takedowns >
0.32
8,455
< Total Healing >
6,402
14,258
< Experience >
13,334
22
< Vision Score >
22
5
< Wards Placed >
7
600
< Time Dealing CC >
710

How to Counter Skarner with Shyvana in LoL

The stats shown on this page highlight some valuable Shyvana against Skarner matchup stats that can help us figure out the differences between the pair. As an example, Shyvana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Skarner’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Shyvana may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Skarner..

Shyvana usually has a similar longest kill spree as her opponent does. On average, she receives more damage than Skarner. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Shyvana and Skarner

Damage Types Compared

Shyvana
Skarner
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Shyvana
Skarner

Who is Better, Shyvana or Skarner?

Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Shyvana usually wins when playing against Skarner, with a 55.6% win rate. Thus, Shyvana makes a fantastic counter to Skarner.

While Shyvana does have a much higher winrate compared to Skarner, when facing one another, Shyvana also has a lower learning curve that makes her a less complex character to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Shyvana into Skarner.

Furthermore, Shyvana also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Skarner. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Shyvana vs Skarner matchups, Shyvana is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Shyvana is a great counter to Skarner. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Shyvana against Skarner.

Additional Information for Shyvana Players

How We Calculated Our Shyvana vs Skarner Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Skarner as Shyvana, we analyzed 234 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 Shyvana 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 truly master Shyvana in order to counter Skarner during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Shyvana on average accumulates more CS compared to Skarner. Champs who on average don't take many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Shyvana versus Skarner build include Frostfire Gauntlet, Thornmail, and Demonic Embrace. When Shyvana bought at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better vs. Skarner than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Shyvana had an average winrate of 55.6% battling Skarner with this counter build.

To have the greatest probability of vanquishing Skarner as Shyvana, Shyvana players should take the Press the Attack, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Conditioning, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Shyvana vs Skarner face-offs, this order of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 55.6% winrate overall.

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