Viktor vs Skarner Counter Build

How to Win Viktor vs Skarner Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Skarner as Viktor in LoL

How to Beat Skarner as Viktor

493 Viktor vs Skarner Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Viktor Items to Counter Skarner

The ideal items to use in your Viktor versus Skarner build include Lich Bane, Void Staff, and Luden's Tempest. When Viktor combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better when facing Skarner than with most other common item sets.


5.8 | Viktor Skarner | 4.2


5.7 | Viktor Skarner | 5.1


7.2 | Viktor Skarner | 9.6

Best Viktor Runes to Counter Skarner

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
To have the highest probability of crushing Skarner as Viktor, you should equip the Phase Rush, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Taste of Blood, and Ravenous Hunter runes. Of all the rune sets we have analyed for Viktor vs Skarner clashes, this order of runes yielded the highest win rate. We have also shown the top Skarner runes to counterpick against Viktor to help you infer how he will likely be played to try to beat you.

Runes Skarner Will Likely Use to Counter Viktor

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Celerity Rune Celerity
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight

Viktor vs Skarner Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here clarify several valuable Viktor against Skarner matchup stats that can help you realize the differences and similarities between this pair of champions. Viktor’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is not as good as Skarner’s ratio of 2.7, highlighting that Viktor may be less central to his team's team fighting potential than Skarner.

Viktor normally has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his foe does. Typically, Viktor takes less damage than Skarner. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

In Viktor vs Skarner matchups, Viktor typically takes many more minion kills than Skarner. Champions who on average don't amass much CS normally don't need much CS to be useful. Instead, they are able to scale adequately off of their abilities alone. However, champs with a lot of CS, such as carries, usually require a lot of items to be useful. In either case, work to exceed the values presented here to do well.

By default, Viktor vs Skarner tips, stats, and build suggestions are shown for every ranked division. To narrow the stats and builds to an individual skill level, you can use the selection menu earlier on the page.

Killing Spree

2.8 | Viktor Skarner | 2.2

Damage Dealt

22,389 | Viktor Skarner | 10,314

Damage Taken

15,676 | Viktor Skarner | 24,979

Gold Earned

10,822 | Viktor Skarner | 10,085

Minions Killed

161 | Viktor Skarner | 37


5.4 | Viktor Skarner | 5.3

Dragons Killed

2 | Viktor Skarner | 2.1

Barons Killed

0.4 | Viktor Skarner | 0.5


0.9 | Viktor Skarner | 0.9

Viktor vs Skarner Matchup Summary

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League rounds every week. Within our database, Viktor faced off against Skarner 493 times. Including so many matchups for Viktor versus Skarner gives us a lot of faith in our capability to provide useful statistics and a solid build to destroy your opponent.

This champ matchup is fairly rare. Viktor is forced to battle against Skarner in only 1.0% of his matches. Viktor does a average job of beating Skarner. On average, he wins a acceptable 50.0% of games the champs face off with each other in. In Viktor versus Skarner rounds, Viktor’s side is 4.0% more probable to earn first blood. This indicates that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Skarner.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 493 Viktor vs Skarner 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 Viktor 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.