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 Viego Skarner synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of their gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Skarner, compared to their overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how their gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Viego sees a large worsening in their 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 Viego perform not as well in competitive LoL matches. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is only marginal.
When Viego is an ally to Skarner, they sees a noticable increase in their full damage output. This change could demonstrate that Skarner provides protection for them to deal more damage or that his presence also helps increase the game's duration. Similarly, when Viego is played together with Skarner on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when they plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that they is worse when playing alongside Skarner.
Moreover, when Viego plays with Skarner on the same team, they on average takes less damage than when they fights alone. Getting dealt not as much damage could indicate that Skarner does a decent job of protecting Viego in teamfights.
There is no top champion pairing for Viego that will no matter what be their top teammate. However, Skarner is a pretty good teammate for Viego. By playing on the same team as Viego, he improves their win rate by 1.5% to 50.4%. This clearly indicates that there is a good bond between Viego and Skarner that results in them performing better together than without each other.
Skarner has a lower difficulty than Viego. That means you don't need to be cautious when lining up Skarner teammates to fight alongside, as they will need a lower level of skill to be able to play well with you.
Playing alongside, Viego players will likely see an overall large increase in your team’s capacity to destroy wih physical damage. Combined, these two should be able to take down targets with auto-attacks and other AD damage abilities.
Conversely, by bringing Viego and Skarner together, you probably will not be providing your side a lot of AP. Plan to include other champs on your team that neutralizes this disparity in their playstyle.
Regardless of the skill of your Skarner teammate, you should focus on maximizing your income, warding to avoid ambushes, and clearing objectives. If you follow these simple suggestions, you should do well, regardless.
If you would like to truly master Viego to pair well with Skarner during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League rounds, you should keep reading to gather some more tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you use the build and suggestions presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly.
The top items to use in your Viego and Skarner synergy build consist of Kraken Slayer, Guardian Angel, and Wit's End. When Viego incorporated at least these three items in their build, they performed significantly better when fighting alongside Skarner than with many other common item sets. In fact, Viego boasted an average winrate of 50.4% when synergizing their build and playstyle to Skarner with these items in their kit.
To have the highest likelihood of annihilating your oponents, Viego players should equip the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the runes players picked for this champion pairing, this blending of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 50.4% winrate overall.
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