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.
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.
The stat comparisons shown on this page feature some strategic Taric against Skarner counter statistics that may help us realize the distinctions between the pair. Taric’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Skarner’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Taric may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Skarner..
Taric normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his matchup does. On average, he receives less damage than Skarner. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.
Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Taric usually fairs equally well when playing against Skarner, with a 49.1% win rate. Therefore, Taric makes an ok counter to Skarner.
While Taric does have a lower win rate than Skarner, when facing one another, Taric also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less challenging champ to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Taric into Skarner.
Furthermore, Taric has a very large amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Skarner. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Taric vs Skarner matchups, Skarner is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.
Taric is a somewhat poor counter to Skarner. Make sure you focus your actions on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Taric against Skarner.
To learn all of the intricacies of Taric 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 tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Taric most often gets a similar amount of CS as Skarner. Champions who on average don't take many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown on this page to do well.
The best items to focus on in your Taric versus Skarner build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Fimbulwinter, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Taric used at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better when facing Skarner than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Taric boasted an average win rate of 49.1% when countering Skarner with this build.
To have the best likelihood of crushing Skarner as Taric, Taric players 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 we have analyed for Taric vs Skarner fights, this sequence of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 49.1% win rate overall.
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