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.
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.
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.
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.
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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