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

Viego vs Skarner

How to Beat Skarner as Viego in LoL Skarner is in the a tier of champions
Assassin Fighter
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How to Beat Skarner as Viego

based on 464 Viego vs Skarner matchups
Win Rate
47.4 %
K/D/A
2.17
Pick Rate
0.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked League rounds that we get from Riot Games every week. Our guide on how to beat Skarner as Viego resulted from an evaluation of 464 ranked rounds where both champions clashed against each other. This counter matchup is fairly rare. Viego has to counter Skarner in only 0.5% of their matches.

Viego vs Skarner Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Viego does a poor job of beating Skarner. On average, they wins a lowly 47.4% of matches the champions fight one another in. In Viego vs Skarner matches, Viego’s team is 0.1% more expected to gain first blood, implying that they most likely will get first blood against Skarner.

Best Viego vs Skarner Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordSheen

Core Viego Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererBlade of The Ruined KingDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Maw of Malmortius

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Inspiration Magical FootwearCosmic Insight
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Viego's passive ability p
Viego q ability q
Viego w ability w
Viego e ability e
Viego's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Skarner as Viego

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.

Viego vs Skarner Counter Stats

Viego Image
Win Rate
47.4 %
VS
Win Rate
52.6 %
Skarner Image
6.9
< Kills >
4.6
6.3
< Deaths >
4.9
6.8
< Assists >
10
1.62
< Killing Sprees >
1.04
43
< Minions Killed >
49
1.44
< Dragons Killed >
1.34
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.52
13,965
< Physical Damage >
7,155
1,922
< Magic Damage >
4,591
1,541
< True Damage >
1,164
17,430
< Damage Dealt >
12,911
31,501
< Damage Taken >
26,776
11,767
< Gold Earned >
10,792
1.52
< Towers >
1.72
0.31
< Baron Takedowns >
0.32
11,307
< Total Healing >
6,153
13,098
< Experience >
13,370
21
< Vision Score >
21
5
< Wards Placed >
7
212
< Time Dealing CC >
689

How to Counter Skarner with Viego in LoL

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.

Differences between Viego and Skarner

Damage Types Compared

Viego
Skarner
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Viego
Skarner

Who is Better, Viego or Skarner?

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.

Additional Information for Viego Players

How We Calculated Our Viego vs Skarner Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Skarner as Viego, we analyzed 464 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 Viego 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 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.