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 stats shown here underscore some valuable Viego vs. Skarner matchup stats that can help you grasp the differences between this pair of champs. Viego’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Skarner’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Viego may be more central to their team's team fighting potential than Skarner..
Viego typically has a slightly larger longest kill spree than their matchup does. Commonly, they receives more damage than Skarner. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Viego usually loses when facing off against Skarner, with a 47.4% win rate. Therefore, Viego makes a poor counter for Skarner.
While Viego does have a lower win rate compared to Skarner, when facing one another, Viego also has a greater level of difficulty that makes them a more difficult champion to develop with. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Viego into Skarner.
Furthermore, Viego also has some amount of CC and other utility, 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 one best champion in League of Legends, in Viego vs Skarner matchups, Skarner is the better champion with a lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.
Viego is a terribly counter for Skarner. You will do well by focussing your actions on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Viego against Skarner.
To learn all of the intricacies of Viego to counter Skarner during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Viego most often racks up a similar amount of CS relative to Skarner. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, 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 require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values displayed here to do well.
The most important items to use in your Viego versus Skarner build include Divine Sunderer, Blade of The Ruined King, and Death's Dance. When Viego used at least these three pieces in their build, they did significantly better when facing Skarner than with many other common item sets. In fact, Viego had an average winrate of 47.4% when countering Skarner with this build.
To have the highest likelihood of vanquishing Skarner as Viego, Viego players should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players picked for Viego vs Skarner counter picks, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 47.4% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Skarner as Viego are given for all ranked divisions combined. If you would like to filter the stats and builds to a particular rank, you can use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.