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Hello , this is my first guide. This guide will be about playing Garen , The Might of Demacia , as a Hibrid early game and OP endgame.
For my summoner spells , I chcoose Exhaust and Flash. Flashe to finish off those low hp opponents with some tricks to run and to avoid attacks. Exhaust is the best summoner spell on Garen. It can help you ult them. Can help you use your Decisive Strike / Judgement combo. Or even just save your life by blinding them and slowing them. You can also take Ignite for a summoner spell.
For masteries , I go with a 21-9-0 build . In Offense , I focus on Crit Strike / DMG , Improved Exhaust , Cooldown Reduction , Magic Pen , Armor Pen , Flat Damage , and increased Magic and Physical DMG. In the Defensive Tree , I focus on Magic Resist , Dodge , and the Nimbleness Talent. Alot of people might be wondering about why I chose the Magic Pen stat: Well here's why: Garen's ulti is Magic DMG , same as his 2 Sunfire Capes. Magic Pen has great synergy with those two things. His ulti is easily countered by magic resist due to it dealing Magic dmg.
Same for Sunfires. Since obv its a waste to get a Void Staff , the mastery really helps Garen and this build.