How to Synergize Ekko with Skarner on the Same Team Ekko is in the s tier of champions

Ekko with Skarner

How to Win With Ekko and Skarner Paired Together Skarner is in the a tier of champions
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How to Synergize Ekko and Skarner

based on 318 Ekko with Skarner pairs
Win Rate
48.7 %
K/D/A
2.51
Pick Rate
0.3 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

At MOBA Champion, we download the results of from millions of LoL matches directly from Riot Games each week. Ekko has fought alongside Skarner in 318 recently played, competitive matches. By accumulating so much relevant data from the publishers of League, we are confident that we can produce high-quality, accurate builds to help Ekko play with Skarner. It is very rare for Ekko to play alongside Skarner on the same side. This pairing has only occurred in approximately 0.3% of matches with Ekko.

Ekko Skarner Synergy Summary

Unfortunately, Ekko has done a dismal job of fighting on the same side as Skarner. Typically, he wins an acceptable 48.7% of the time the champions appear on the same team. If you want to win more matches as Ekko when fighting on the same team as Skarner by learning how to better synergize your playstyle with him, then review the complete build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Ekko Skarner Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandAmplifying Tome

Core Ekko Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltRabadon's DeathcapLich Bane

Optional Items

Nashor's ToothZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Ekko's passive ability p
Ekko q ability q
Ekko w ability w
Ekko e ability e
Ekko's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
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R
12
E
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E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Synergizing Ekko and Skarner

Tips for Playing as Ekko with Skarner

If you can proc Z-Drive Resonance on an enemy champion, it's worth taking risks to do so. The bonus Move Speed makes it easy to escape.

Phase Dive's dash is a great tool for setting up Ekko's other abilities. Use it to get double hits with Timewinder or get into position to detonate Parallel Convergence.

Chronobreak is a potent escape tool, but it can also be quite powerful when used offensively. Don't underestimate its damage potential.

Advice to Understand How Skarner Will Play

Basic attacks reduce the cooldown of Crystal Slash. Use them as often as possible for maximum damage.

Impale is extremely powerful when you use it to position an enemy so your allies can attack them.

Capturing Crystal Spires before attempting neutral objectives or team fights around them improves Skarner's performance in said fights dramatically.

Ekko Skarner Synergy Stats

Ekko Image
Win Rate
48.7 %
VS
Win Rate
51.3 %
Skarner Image
7.8
< Kills >
7.6
5.5
< Deaths >
5.6
6
< Assists >
6.7
1.74
< Killing Sprees >
1.69
140
< Minions Killed >
91
0.39
< Dragons Killed >
0.88
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.48
2,548
< Physical Damage >
2,388
17,842
< Magic Damage >
16,494
1,188
< True Damage >
1,263
21,578
< Damage Dealt >
20,146
27,198
< Damage Taken >
29,664
12,184
< Gold Earned >
12,232
2.01
< Towers >
1.88
0.1
< Baron Takedowns >
0.19
6,465
< Total Healing >
9,034
13,843
< Experience >
13,767
17
< Vision Score >
19
7
< Wards Placed >
6
310
< Time Dealing CC >
371

How to Play with Skarner as Ekko in LoL

The Ekko Skarner synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Skarner, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.

Overall, Ekko sees a very large drop in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Skarner. His KDA decreased from NaN to NaN. This fall shows that Skarner helps Ekko perform worse in ranked League of Legends matches. Yet, the small difference shows that this performance change is only marginal.

When Ekko is paired with Skarner, he observes a sizeable uptick in his complete damage dealt. This could indicate that Skarner supports by providing protection for him to dish out more damage or that his presence on the team also helps extend the round's duration. Similarly, when Ekko is played with Skarner on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when he plays alone. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing with Skarner.

Moreover, when Ekko plays with Skarner on the same team, he often receives less damage than when he plays alone. Getting dealt not as much damage could indicate that Skarner does a decent job of protecting Ekko during team fights.

Synergies between Ekko and Skarner

Damage Types Compared

Ekko with Skarner
Ekko
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Ekko
Skarner
Synergy

Is Ekko better when played alongside Skarner?

There is no top champion pairing for Ekko that will no matter what be his best synergy. Yet, overall, Skarner is a relatively poor companion for Ekko. By locking into the same side as Ekko, he drops their win rate by -1.1% to 48.7%. This signals that there is a harmful bond between Ekko and Skarner that results in them performing worse together than without each other.

Skarner has a much lower diffuclty than Ekko. That means you don't need to be careful when finding Skarner teammates to play with, as they will require a much lower level of skill to cooperate well with you.

Playing on the same side, Ekko players should see an overall large increase in your team’s capability to dish out massive AD. When paired, these two should be able to take down targets with auto-attacks and other AD damage abilities.

Conversely, by pairing Ekko and Skarner together, you will not be giving your side very much tankyness. Make sure to pick other champs on your team that neutralizes this gap in this pairing's kit.

Regardless of your Skarner ally's skill level, you should focus on maximizing your income, warding to avoid ambushes, and clearing objectives. If you do this, you will do well anyway.

Additional Information for Ekko Players

How We Calculated Our Ekko Skarner Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Ekko and Skarner, we analyzed 318 ranked and recent League of Legends matches. We perform advanced data cleaning and statistical methods to guarantee that our team synergy stats are accurate and reliable. You can be confident that our recommended build to pair Ekko with Skarner comes from actual 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 your division's most relevant stats and build.

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Further Insights to Win with this Champion Pairing

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Ekko in order to synergize with Skarner during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League rounds, you should continue reading to gather some more lessons on this champion pairing. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed above, you will increase your win rate significantly.

The top finished items to have in your Ekko and Skarner synergy build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Lich Bane. When Ekko used at least these three items in his build, he did much better as an ally of Skarner than with most other common builds. In fact, Ekko had an average winrate of 48.7% when playing alongside Skarner with these items in his kit.

To have the best chance of coming out on top against your oponents, Ekko players should use the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players chose for this champion pairing, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 48.7% win rate overall.

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