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Skarner · Counters

Fighter

Fighter

Average

Power Spike (Early, Mid, Late)

Playstyle

Damage Type

25% AP

75% AD

Top
Jungle
Mid
Bot
Support
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Skarner matchups

Jungle  Patch 11.1

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Game stats

Lane stats

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GD@15
WR
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Overall Average

8 918 matches

+88.2
48.6%

Amumu

139 matches

-26.6
54.0%

Ekko

399 matches

+125.0
51.4%

Elise

325 matches

+83.9
47.1%
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Evelynn

285 matches

+46.1
49.8%
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Fiddlesticks

226 matches

+35.0
53.5%

Graves

615 matches

+115.9
43.9%

Hecarim

833 matches

+128.3
47.9%

Ivern

259 matches

-1.9
53.3%
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Jarvan IV

127 matches

+137.3
46.5%

Karthus

106 matches

+142.5
51.9%

Kayn

649 matches

+72.4
47.9%
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Kha'Zix

821 matches

+137.0
49.0%
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Kindred

192 matches

+60.0
49.0%

Lee Sin

277 matches

-46.0
41.5%

Lillia

298 matches

+117.6
47.0%

Master Yi

375 matches

-2.7
38.4%

Nidalee

111 matches

+160.8
42.3%

Nocturne

103 matches

+275.9
48.5%
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Nunu & Willump

518 matches

+60.7
52.3%

Olaf

413 matches

+212.8
56.7%
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Pantheon

131 matches

+403.0
52.7%

Rammus

114 matches

-115.9
54.4%

Rek'Sai

165 matches

+278.5
50.3%
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Rengar

232 matches

+216.8
47.0%

Sejuani

108 matches

+9.4
49.1%
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Shaco

186 matches

+103.9
45.7%

Taliyah

164 matches

+89.6
48.8%

Udyr

177 matches

+154.0
47.5%

Vi

243 matches

-1.5
53.5%

Warwick

180 matches

-234.9
45.0%

Zac

147 matches

-212.4
49.0%

general guide on how to counter Skarner

laning-against

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

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

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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