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Swain · Mid Builds

Mage

Mage

Average

Power Spike (Early, Mid, Late)

Playstyle

Damage Type

95% AP

5% AD

Top
Jungle
Mid
Bot
Support
Swain stats based on the 1 291 matches

Rank

22 / 67

Role

Mid

Tier

PlatinumPlus

Current tier

B

Win Rate

51.5

%

Pick Rate

0.3

%

Ban Rate

0.8

%

Swain Build

Mid Mid  Patch 11.21

Most Popular

Win Rate 55.9% based on 304 matches

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Swain runes

Precision
Precision
Press the Attack
Lethal Tempo
Fleet Footwork
Conqueror
Overheal
Triumph
Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Bloodline
Coup de Grace
Cut Down
Last Stand
Domination
Domination
Cheap Shot
Taste of Blood
Sudden Impact
Zombie Ward
Ghost Poro
Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter
Ingenious Hunter
Relentless Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
Offense
Offense
Offense
Flex
Flex
Flex
Defense
Defense
Defense

Swain spells

D

F

Swain items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's Ring
Health Potion
Health Potion
Stealth Ward

@ 16 sec

Early Items

Lost Chapter
Boots

@ 5 min

Core Items

Liandry's Anguish
Sorcerer's Shoes
Zhonya's Hourglass

@ 21 min

Full Build

Liandry's Anguish
Sorcerer's Shoes
Zhonya's Hourglass
Demonic Embrace
Morellonomicon
Rylai's Crystal Scepter

Swain skill order

Q

right arrow

W

right arrow

E

right arrow

Skills

Death's Hand
Vision of Empire
Nevermove
Demonic Ascension
1
E
2
W
3
Q
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R
17
E
18
E

Swain situational items

Void Staff
Rabadon's Deathcap
Spirit Visage
Archangel's Staff
Anathema's Chains
Banshee's Veil

Swain Matchups Overview

Swain General information

Swain skills

Ravenous Flock
Ravenous FlockP

Swain can periodically target nearby immobilized enemy champion to rip out a Soul Fragment from them, dealing bonus magic damage and pulling them towards him. If the target would be brought past Swain, they are instead knocked back instead. Swain can harvest a soul fragment from a dead champion if Swain is near them.

Flock: Swain's ravens bring nearby Soul Fragments to him, healing him for a percent of his maximum health. Each soul fragment increases his maximum health by 5.

Death's Hand
Death's HandQ
Cooldown: 9 / 7.5 / 6 / 4.5 / 3 secondsCost: 65 / 70 / 75 / 80 / 85 manaRange: 750

Unleashes five bolts of dark magic in the target direction, dealing magic damage to all enemies in a cone. Enemies can be hit by multiple bolts, taking bonus magic damage.

Vision of Empire
Vision of EmpireW
Cooldown: 22 / 21 / 20 / 19 / 18 secondsCost: 70 / 80 / 90 / 100 / 110 manaRange: 5500/6000/6500/7000/7500

Summons a demonic eye at the target location, revealing it for 2 seconds, which explodes after 1.5 seconds, dealing magic damage to all enemies hit. These enemies are slowed for 2.5 seconds. Enemy champions hit are revealed for a duration and have a Soul Fragment taken from them.

Nevermove
NevermoveE
Cooldown: 10 secondsCost: 50 manaRange: 850

Launches a wave in the target direction, dealing magic damage to enemies it passes through. On reaching its maximum distance, the wave returns to Swain, detonating at the first enemy hit, dealing magic damage to all nearby enemies, and rooting them for 1.5 seconds.

Demonic Ascension
Demonic AscensionR
Cooldown: 120 secondsCost: 100 manaRange: 650

Becomes a demonic entity and becomes ghosted, gaining bonus health, and doubling the health gained from Soul Fragments. Swain deals magic damage to all enemies around him and heals himself for each enemy hit. At the end of the duration, or if Swain recasts this ability, he with cast Demonflare and end his Ultimate.

Demonflare: Releases a nova of energy, dealing magic damage to nearby enemies along with 37.5% of the health drained during Demonic Ascension.

Swain combos

Every combo you need to master the champion!

Swain tips and tricks

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Swain is really weak in the early game. Avoid fighting too much and wait until you have some levels and items behind you before playing aggressive.

Swain’s Root NevermoveE will only trigger on the closest enemies hit on its return. Take aim and try to use it so it leaves little room for the enemy to react and dodge it.

Activate your Ultimate Demonic AscensionR as soon as a fight occurs to increase your chances of coming out ahead and surviving the fight.

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