The cooldown reducing component of Bravado makes Cooldown Reduction items like Frozen Heart, Iceborn Gauntlet, and Spirit Visage exceptionally powerful on Taric.
Using Starlight's Touch at lower charges makes its healing less Mana efficient, but can greatly increase Taric's sustained damage via Bravado.
Rather than saving Cosmic Radiance for the last moment and risking someone dying during the delay, it can be more beneficial to cast it as soon as you know a teamfight is guaranteed to start.
Vision of Empire is quite difficult to land on its own, look for skirmishes around the map where enemies may be distracted or crowd controlled so you can land it more easily.
While laning, try to use Death's Hand's piercing damage to damage opponents from a safe distance.
If you're having trouble rooting an enemy with Nevermove, try throwing it at opponents when they are near their minions so the explosion surprises them.
Demonic Ascension may make Swain very hard to kill but he's pretty easy to get away from. Try building items that can slow opponents to keep them in range if their mobility is overwhelming.
The Taric Swain synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Swain, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Taric sees a very large drop in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Swain. His KDA fell from NaN to NaN. This negative change shows that Swain helps Taric perform worse in ranked League rounds. Yet, the small difference proves that this performance change is not very impactful.
When Taric is paired with Swain, he observes a noticable increase in his total damage dealt. This may signal that Swain supports by providing cover for him to dish out more damage or that his presence on the team also helps extend the round's duration. Similarly, when Taric is played alongside Swain 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 Swain.
Additionally, when Taric plays with Swain on the same side, he often takes more damage than when he fights alone. Taking more damage could mean that Swain does a poor job of protecting Taric during team fights.
There is no perfect synergy for Taric that will always be his best teammate. However, Swain is a superb companion for Taric. By locking into the same team as Taric, he raises their win rate by 5.4% to 52.0%. This clearly indicates that there is a strong bond between Taric and Swain that results in them performing at the top of their game together than alone.
Swain has a much greater difficulty compared to Taric. That means Taric players must be very careful when lining up Swain allies to play with, as they will have to have a much higher level of skill to work well with you.
Playing cooperatively, Taric players should expect to witness an overall large increase in your team’s capacity to to do a lot of AP damage. Combined, these champs can deal quite a lot of AP type damage.
Conversely, by pairing Taric and Swain together, you will not be granting your other allies enough AD. Make sure to have other champions on your team that fills this relative disparity in their potential.
Regardless of your Swain ally's ability, you need to focus on increasing your gold income, outlasting your enemies, and taking down objectives. If you do this, you will do well anyway.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Taric in order to pair well with Swain during both the early game and mid / late game phases of LoL games, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed above, you will grow your win rate significantly.
The top items to prioritize in your Taric and Swain synergy build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Fimbulwinter, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Taric included at least these three finished items in his build, he performed significantly better when fighting alongside Swain than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Taric boasted an average winrate of 52.0% when synergizing his build and playstyle to Swain with this build.
To have the greatest chance of vanquishing your oponents, Taric players should equip the Glacial Augment, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Conditioning, and Revitalize runes from the Inspiration and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for this team composition, this mixture of runes resulted in the top win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 52.0% win rate overall.
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