Skarner
tier-5
P
Q

Hover on skill

W

Hover on skill

E

Hover on skill

R

Hover on skill

Toughest Matchups:
Lillia
13.3%
Nidalee
17.6%
Diana
19.5%
Udyr
20.6%
Nocturne
22.4%
Morgana
26.3%
role-jungleJungle
arrow-dropdown
add
Add a Matchup
Ranked Solo
arrow-dropdown
rank-platinum+Platinum+
arrow-dropdown
11.9
arrow-dropdown

Skarner's Statistics

Playing against Skarner

Key Insights
P
's Spires can be captured by either team and temporarily grants vision of its AoE.
When Skarner is within a team-controlled Spire, procs
E
's mark, or casts
R
, he gains bonus movespeed, attack speed, and mana regen.
If
Q
hits an enemy, subsequent
Q
casts deal bonus magic damage.
Auto attacks reduce
Q
's cooldown by 0.25 seconds, increased to 1 second vs. enemy champions.
W
's bonus movespeed doubles over time.
Power Spike
Excels at skirmishes since
Q
can be spammed over and over, especially while
P
's bonuses are active.
A good catch with
R
can singlehandedly win teamfights.
Synergizes well with
Turbo Chemtank
,
Dead Man's Plate
,
Force of Nature
,
Black Cleaver
, and
Gargoyle Stoneplate
. Can opt for
Stridebreaker
,
Sunfire Aegis
,
Frostfire Gauntlet
,
Divine Sunderer
, or
Trinity Force
when needed.
Vulnerable
W
's movespeed bonus expires when the shield breaks.
R
has a longer cooldown of 120 seconds at rank 1. Once used, his strength diminishes in fights.
Directly countered by anyone who purchases
Quicksilver Sash
.
Win Rate
48.5%
(-4.2%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
1.1%
(-0.4%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
0.2%
(-0.2%)
vs last patch
DMG/min
357
(-1)
vs last patch

Highest Win % Recommended Build

Get this build for Skarner directly in your client.
Save 5 minutes of searching, setting runes, and shifting between tabs.
Summoner Spells

Starting Items

Hailblade
Refillable Potion
Stealth Ward
Oracle Lens

Core Build Path: 51.88% Win Rate (160 Games)

Bami's Cinder
chevron-right
Turbo Chemtank
chevron-right
Mercury's Treads
chevron-right
Winged Moonplate
chevron-right
Chain Vest
chevron-right
Dead Man's Plate

Core Final Build: 60.87% Win Rate (23 Games)

Turbo Chemtank
Mercury's Treads
Dead Man's Plate
Force of Nature
Randuin's Omen
Spirit Visage

Runes: 51.67% Win Rate (60 Games)

Sorcery
Phase Rush
Hitting an enemy champion with 3 separate attacks or abilities grants a burst of MS.
Nimbus Cloak
After casting a Summoner Spell, gain a short Move Speed increase that allows you to pass through units.
Celerity
All Move Speed bonuses are 7% more effective on you and gain 1% Move Speed.
Waterwalking
Gain MS and AP or AD, adaptive in the river.
Precision
Triumph
Takedowns restore 12% of your missing health and grant an additional 20 gold.
Legend: Tenacity
Takedowns on enemies grant permanent Tenacity.
Attack Speed
+9% Attack Speed
Adaptive Force
+6 AD or +10 AP
Armor
+5 Armor
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
Q
Q
Q
Q
Q
W
W
W
W
W
E
E
E
E
E
R
R
R

Skill Order

Q

W

E

Damage Breakdown

40% AP

49% AD

Most Frequent Recommended Build

Summoner Spells

Starting Items

Hailblade
Refillable Potion
Stealth Ward

Core Build Path: 48.70% Win Rate (308 Games)

Bami's Cinder
chevron-right
Turbo Chemtank
chevron-right
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
chevron-right
Winged Moonplate
chevron-right
Chain Vest
chevron-right
Dead Man's Plate

Core Final Build: 58.70% Win Rate (46 Games)

Turbo Chemtank
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Dead Man's Plate
Force of Nature
Randuin's Omen
Spirit Visage

Runes: 49.23% Win Rate (323 Games)

Sorcery
Phase Rush
Hitting an enemy champion with 3 separate attacks or abilities grants a burst of MS.
Nimbus Cloak
After casting a Summoner Spell, gain a short Move Speed increase that allows you to pass through units.
Celerity
All Move Speed bonuses are 7% more effective on you and gain 1% Move Speed.
Waterwalking
Gain MS and AP or AD, adaptive in the river.
Inspiration
Magical Footwear
You get free boots at 12 min but you cannot buy boots before then. Each takedown you get makes your boots come 45s sooner.
Cosmic Insight
+18 Summoner Spell Haste
+10 Item Haste
Attack Speed
+9% Attack Speed
Adaptive Force
+6 AD or +10 AP
Armor
+5 Armor
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
Q
Q
Q
Q
Q
W
W
W
W
W
E
E
E
E
E
R
R
R

Skill Order

Q

W

E

Damage Breakdown

40% AP

49% AD

close