Rather than saving Cosmic Radiance for the last moment and risking someone dying during the delay, it can be more beneficial to cast it as soon as you know a teamfight is guaranteed to start.
Using Starlight's Touch at lower charges makes its healing less Mana efficient, but can greatly increase Taric's sustained damage via Bravado.
The cooldown reducing component of Bravado makes Cooldown Reduction items like Frozen Heart, Iceborn Gauntlet, and Spirit Visage exceptionally powerful on Taric.
Ivern can be deceptively slippery. Be careful chasing him too far.
Ivern's brush has a long duration. Watch out for ambushes!
Be careful when fighting Ivern alone if he has Daisy ready to help!
The stats provided here feature some valuable Taric against Ivern counter statistics that can help you distinguish the differences between the two. Taric’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Ivern’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Taric may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Ivern..
Taric usually has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Ivern. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Taric usually fairs equally well when facing off against Ivern, with a 50.5% win rate. As a result, Taric makes an ok counter to Ivern.
While Taric does have a higher winrate compared to Ivern, when they face off with one another, Taric also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less difficult champion to develop with. You should be careful when picking Taric into Ivern.
Additionally, Taric has a great deal of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Ivern. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Taric vs Ivern matchups, Taric is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.
Taric is a decent counter to Ivern. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Taric against Ivern.
To learn all of the intricacies of Taric in order to counter Ivern during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Taric often accumulates more CS as Ivern. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown here to do well.
The best items to prioritize in your Taric versus Ivern build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Fimbulwinter, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Taric incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better against Ivern than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Taric had an average win rate of 50.5% when countering Ivern with this counter build.
To have the highest chance of beating Ivern as Taric, you should use the Glacial Augment, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Conditioning, and Revitalize runes from the Inspiration and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the runes players picked for Taric vs Ivern counterpicks, this mix of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 50.5% winrate overall.
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