Garen's regeneration greatly increases if he can avoid receiving damage for several seconds.
Garen is only constrained by cooldowns, making items such as Black Cleaver very effective for him.
Judgment deals maximum damage when only hitting a single target. For effective trading, try to position such that only the enemy champion is hit.
The Maiden will attempt to assist you in a fight, so choose your targets well.
You do not need to cast Awakening to regain the ability to cast Last Rites.
You can send the Maiden down a lane alone, be careful though, as she represents a large portion of your combat power.
The Garen Yorick synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Yorick, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Garen sees a large worsening in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Yorick. His KDA fell from NaN to NaN. This worsening shows that Yorick helps Garen perform poorer in ranked League of Legends matches. Yet, the small difference indicates that this performance change is not very impactful.
When Garen is an ally to Yorick, he gets a measurable drop in his complete damage dealt. This difference may demonstrate that Yorick doesn't help protection for him to dish out more damage or that his presence on the team also helps increase the game's duration. Similarly, when Garen is played with Yorick on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when he plays alone. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing alongside Yorick.
Moreover, when Garen plays with Yorick on the same side, he on average receives a little less damage than when he fights alone. Receiving not as much damage may mean that Yorick does a decent job of protecting Garen during team fights.
There is no top champion pairing for Garen that will 100% of the time be his best synergy. Yet, overall, Yorick is a decent teammate for Garen. By locking into the same team as Garen, he improves their win rate by 2.3% to 53.8%. This proves that there is pretty good strategic relationship between Garen and Yorick that results in them performing better together than without each other.
Yorick has a greater difficulty than Garen. That means Garen players need to be careful when arranging Yorick teammates to go into battle on the same side as, as they will require a greater level of skill to fight well with you.
When playing on the same side, Garen players should expect to witness an overall large increase in your team’s capacity to destroy wih physical damage. Together, these champs should be able to take down targets with auto-attacks and other AD damage abilities.
In contrast, by pairing Garen and Yorick together, you may not be giving your other teammates very much utility. We recommend you bring other champs on your team that offsets this relative disparity in their kit.
Regardless of your Yorick ally's skill level, you should focus on increasing your income, outlasting your enemies, and taking down objectives. If you follow these simple suggestions, you should do well anyway.
To learn all of the intricacies of Garen in order to synergize with Yorick during both the lane and mid / late game phases of LoL games, you should keep reading to pick up additional lessons on this champion pairing. If you mind the build and stats presented above, you should increase your win rate by a lot.
The top finished items to prioritize in your Garen and Yorick synergy build consist of Stridebreaker, Mortal Reminder, and Dead Man's Plate. When Garen used at least these three great items in his build, he performed much better when fighting alongside Yorick than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Garen had an average winrate of 53.8% when playing alongside Yorick with these items in his kit.
To have the highest likelihood of crushing your oponents, you should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Conditioning, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Garen and Yorick pairings, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 53.8% win rate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to pair Yorick with Garen are shown for all skill levels, merged. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to a particular division, you should use the selection menu located at the top of this page.