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Skarner • counters

champion classes fighter

Fighter

Easy difficulty

Power Spike (Early, Mid, Late)

Early

Mid

Late

Playstyle

Damage Type

25% ap

75% ad

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Jungle

Win  53.1%  Pick 4.5%  Ban 0.4%

Skarner Worst lane matchups

Based on the average gold difference at min 15 (GD@15), Skarner loses the lane to:

Shaco

- 373.8

GD@15

Lee Sin

- 221.1

GD@15

Vi

- 181.3

GD@15

Nunu & Willump

- 172.9

GD@15

Master Yi

- 113.4

GD@15

Ekko

- 108.6

GD@15

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Skarner Best lane matchups

Based on the average gold difference at min 15 (GD@15), Skarner counters:

Zac

+ 187.3

GD@15

Kayn

+ 70.2

GD@15

Fiddlesticks

+ 0.3

GD@15

Skarner Game counter picks

Based on the win percent vs champs in all roles, Skarner loses the most against:

Miss Fortune

42.2%

Win Rate

Irelia

45.9%

Win Rate

Ekko

46.5%

Win Rate

Zed

47.4%

Win Rate

Fiora

47.8%

Win Rate

Bard

47.9%

Win Rate

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Skarner Best game matchups

Based on the win percent vs champs in all roles, Skarner counters:

Garen

66.4%

Win Rate

Nautilus

62.8%

Win Rate

Akali

59.5%

Win Rate

Kha'Zix

59.2%

Win Rate

Blitzcrank

58.4%

Win Rate

Lulu

57.1%

Win Rate

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Skarner Counter tips

Laning Against

Try to delay Skarner’s level 6 power spike by invading his jungle and stealing away his camps if he shows on one side of the map. Skarner’’s biggest power spike in the early game is once he gets his Ultimate ImpaleR, so he will be power farming for this.
Place vision around his jungle entrances to make it harder for Skarner to get ganks off. Ping your team as soon as he leaves his jungle and be prepared to counter gank if you’re nearby.
Skarner has good Dragon and objective control in the early game. Make sure you keep the objectives warded so you can spot him before he is able to take them for free.

Strategy VS

Skarner will try and pick champions off with his Ultimate ImpaleR. In particular, he will try to pick off a squishy champion whose too far forward. Do not overextend to reduce his chances of catching someone out of position.
To make team fighting easier, Skarner will often Flash to get on to a squishy champion. Keep track of his cooldowns and watch your positioning when his Flash is up.
As Skarner will struggle running towards a target directly, he will probably flank from the side so it’s easier for him to catch someone out. Make sure you have vision to the side of your team whenever you’re sieging an objective.

Power Spikes

Once Skarner hits level 6 he can lock someone down for a long period of time with his Ultimate ImpaleR. You can delay his power spike by invading and stealing away his camps in the early game.
Skarner has great pick potential thanks to his Ultimate ImpaleR throughout the mid and late game. Invest in a Quicksilver Sash to increase your chances of escaping or being picked off.
The longer the game goes and the more items Skarner gets, the harder it will be for you to kill him. Try to end the game before he gets every item he needs.

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