Warwick vs Skarner Counter Build

How to Beat Skarner as Warwick


We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked LoL games every week. Within our database, Warwick fought Skarner 15,140 times. Including so many matchups for Warwick versus Skarner provides us a lot of faith in our capacity to prepare useful data and a recommended build to obliterate your rival.

This champ matchup is fairly uncommon. Warwick encounters Skarner in only 9.5% of his matches. Unfortunitally, Warwick does a below average job of countering Skarner. Typically, he wins a lowly 47.0% of matches the champions oppose one another in. In Warwick against Skarner matches, Warwick’s team is 4.0% more likely to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably will be able to get first blood against Skarner.

Matchups Analyzed


Team First Blood


Win Rate


Best Warwick Items to Counter Skarner

The ideal items to focus on in your Warwick versus Skarner build include Sterak's Gage, Spirit Visage, and Titanic Hydra. When Warwick combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better when facing Skarner than with most other commonly used builds.

Sterak's Gage Item Spirit Visage Item Titanic Hydra Item

Best Warwick Runes to Counter Skarner

To have the best probability of crushing Skarner as Warwick, you should use the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Bone Plating, Revitalize, Presence of Mind, and Last Stand runes. Out of all the runes players chose for Warwick vs Skarner matchups, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also shown the best Skarner runes to fend off Warwick to help you infer how he will likely be built against you.

Best Warwick Runes

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Revitalize Rune Revitalize
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Last Stand Rune Last Stand

Best Skarner Runes

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Celerity Rune Celerity
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Triumph Rune Triumph


The following tables emphasize several important Warwick against Skarner counter stats that can help you appreciate the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. As an example, Warwick’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.1 is worse than Skarner’s KDA ratio of 2.8, demonstrating that Warwick may be less central to his team's team fighting capacity than Skarner.

Battle Stats


Warwick Stats
6.3 4
Skarner Stats


Warwick Stats
6.5 5.2
Skarner Stats


Warwick Stats
7.2 10.5
Skarner Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Warwick Stats
2.8 2
Skarner Stats

Damage Dealt

Warwick Stats
13068 10386
Skarner Stats

Damage Taken

Warwick Stats
33948 25886
Skarner Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Warwick Stats
5.1 5.2
Skarner Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Warwick Stats
0.8 0.9
Skarner Stats

Dragons Killed

Warwick Stats
2 2
Skarner Stats

Barons Killed

Warwick Stats
0.4 0.4
Skarner Stats

Gold Earned

Warwick Stats
10307 9763
Skarner Stats

Minions Killed

Warwick Stats
41 29
Skarner Stats

Warwick usually has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his foe does. On average, Warwick takes more damage than Skarner. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the champion with higher health has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

In Warwick vs Skarner matchups, Warwick often takes a similar amount of CS than Skarner. Champions that do not earn many minion kills usually do not have to have much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling easily off their abilities alone. However, champs with many minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be useful. In either case, work to outperform the averages presented here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 15140 Warwick 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 Warwick 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.