Swain

Swain Build

champion classes mage

Mage

Average difficulty

Power Spike (Early, Mid, Late)

Early

Mid

Late

Playstyle

Damage Type

100% ap

0% ad

Support

Win  51%  Pick 4.3%  Ban 2%

Support

Win  51%  Pick 4.3%  Ban 2%

Middle

Win  53.6%  Pick 1.1%  Ban 2%

Top

Win  50.9%  Pick 0.8%  Ban 2%

Bottom

Win  51.9%  Pick 0.2%  Ban 2%

Swain Support

Win 59.2% • Default build

Swain Runes

Best runes for the selected Swain build:

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Domination
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static-perks-8136
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static-perks-8138
static-perks-8135
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static-perks-8106
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Inspiration
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static-perks-8304
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static-perks-8345
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static-perks-8410
static-perks-8352
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summoner spells

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Core items

Starter

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Early items

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Core items

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Full build

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static-items-3065

Situational items

All

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Items vs heavy AP team

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Items vs heavy AD team

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Swain Skill Order

Q
E
W
Recommended skill order for Swain Support build:
SwainQ spells
SwainW spells
SwainE spells
SwainR spells
1
E
2
W
3
Q
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R
17
W
18
W

Swain best lane matchups

Tahm Kench

+ 280.4

GD@15

Veigar

+ 127.4

GD@15

Xerath

+ 117.0

GD@15

Swain worst lane matchups

Senna

- 89.7

GD@15

Vel'Koz

- 51.6

GD@15

Alistar

- 47.0

GD@15

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General information

Swain Abilities

Description
Cooldowns

Ravenous Flock

Swain_P spells
P

Swain's ravens passively collect Soul Fragments from enemies that heal him. Swain can also call upon his powers and pull immobilized enemy champions towards him dealing damage and extracting a Soul Fragment from them.

Death's Hand

SwainQ spells
Q

Swain fires several bolts of energy in front of him that deal damage. An enemy can be hit by multiple beams if close enough to Swain.

Vision of Empire

SwainW spells
W

Swain unleashes a demon eye to scout a distant location. The eye detonates after a short period dealing damage and slows enemies in the area. Enemy champions are revealed and grant Swain a Soul Fragment.

Nevermove

SwainE spells
E

Swain releases a burst of demonic energy that travels forward returns back to him. Enemies hit on the return path are rooted.

Demonic Ascension

SwainR spells
R

Swain gains bonus health and doubled health from Soul Fragments. While active, Swain drains all nearby enemies and damage and healing himself. After draining any amount of health, Swain can end the cast early: dealing damage to all nearby enemies.

Basic Combos

Double Zap

SwainQ spells
Q
AA
SwainE spells
E
eAA
SwainQ spells
Q

Use your Q while your Passive is down. Then, when your Passive comes up, follow through with the rest of your combo.

Drag 'n' Zap

SwainE spells
E
AA
SwainQ spells
Q

Typical trading combo.

Double Birdies

SwainE spells
E
SwainW spells
W
AA

Best way to safely stay healthy in lane. It takes a chunk of mana early so be careful. Throw in a possible Q if you're feeling spicy.

Team Fight Combo

SwainE spells
E
SwainW spells
W
SwainQ spells
Q
SwainR spells
R
AA
AA
SwainE spells
E
SwainR spells
R

Use your E on the closest or highest priority target.

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