Cast World Ender when you are sure you can force a fight.
Use Umbral Dash while casting The Darkin Blade to increase your chances of hitting the enemy.
Crowd Control abilities like Infernal Chains or your allies' immobilizing effects will help you set up The Darkin Blade.
You can release Shield of Durand even while crowd controlled.
You can use the minimap ally icons to cast Hero's Entrance.
You can use the step back from Justice Punch to dodge enemy spells.
The Aatrox Galio synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Galio, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Aatrox sees a very large drop in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Galio. His KDA went down from NaN to NaN. This negative change shows that Galio helps Aatrox perform poorer in ranked League rounds. Yet, the small difference proves that this performance change is not very impactful.
When Aatrox is paired with Galio, he sees a small increase in his complete damage output. This may demonstrate that Galio helps provide cover for him to dish out more damage or that his support also helps increase the match's duration. Similarly, when Aatrox is played together with Galio on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when he plays alone. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing with Galio.
Moreover, when Aatrox plays with Galio on the same team, he usually receives a little less damage than when he fights alone. Taking not as much damage could indicate that Galio does a decent job of protecting Aatrox during teamfights.
There is no one best ally for Aatrox that will no matter what be his ideal synergy. However, Galio is a good teammate for Aatrox. By being on the same team as Aatrox, he increases their win rate by 2.7% to 53.1%. This shows that there is a good synergy between Aatrox and Galio that allows them to perform stronger together than without each other.
Galio has a greater difficulty than Aatrox. That means Aatrox players must be cautious when arranging Galio teammates to go into battle on the same side as, as they will need a greater level of skill to fight well with you.
Playing on the same side, you will likely witness an overall large increase in your team’s capability to tank a lot of damage. Together, these two might be able to provide enough cover for their team's carries.
Conversely, by pairing Aatrox and Galio together, you will not be granting your side a great deal of utility. Plan to pick other champions on your team that fills this hole in this pairing's abilities.
Regardless of the ability of your Galio teammate, you should focus on increasing your gold income, outlasting your enemies, and taking down objectives. If you heed this simple advice, you will do well anyway.
If you would like to truly master Aatrox in order to pair well with Galio during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League rounds, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this champion pairing. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown here, you will increase your win rate by a lot.
The top finished items to focus on in your Aatrox and Galio synergy build include Sterak's Gage, Black Cleaver, and Spear of Shojin. When Aatrox incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did much better when paired up with Galio than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Aatrox had an average win rate of 53.1% when synergizing his build and playstyle to Galio with these items in his kit.
To have the greatest probability of annihilating your oponents, you should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Revitalize, and Bone Plating runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Aatrox and Galio pairings, this combination of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 53.1% win rate overall.
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