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Garen Humor Guide by Ebehu

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League of Legends Build Guide Author Ebehu

Swagocopter Garen

Ebehu Last updated on October 3, 2013
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Ability Sequence

2
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13
Ability Key Q
4
14
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18
Ability Key W
1
3
5
8
9
Ability Key E
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Ability Key R





Not Updated For Current Season

The masteries shown here are not yet updated for the current season, the guide author needs to set up the new masteries. As such, they will be different than the masteries you see in-game.



Masteries

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1/
Executioner
 
 

Offense: 21

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Honor Guard
 
 

Defense: 9

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pickpocket
Intelligence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nimble
 
 

Utility: 0


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Introduction

About the author


Hello!
I'm Ebehu from EUNA and I wanted to play some Garen after the visual update, but I didn't want it to be boring, so I started buying fun items. I was with friends and we soon started calling it the Swagocopter build. Why? Because the spin is faster the faster you go.

What is Swagocopter?


Here's a simple video explaining it:

But how do I Swagocopter?


Excellent question my friend. You must buy the Boots of Mobility seen above and you should take Enchantment: Homeguard as soon as possible. You need to leave spawn activating your Decisive Strike then shortly after that, you must go into Judgment. The movement speed will make your Judgment spin faster and if you start yelling like Garen does, then you successfully left the spawn area and are blessed with Swagibilities that may help you in fights. Mainly this is why you should get Enchantment: Homeguard as soon as possible.


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Runes

Runes

Greater Seal of Armor
9

Greater Mark of Lethality
9

Greater Glyph of Magic Resist
9

Greater Quintessence of Attack Damage
3
This is the casual bruiser/tanky dps rune build for me.


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Masteries

Masteries
1/5
4/1
4/1
2/1
1/1
2/5
2/5
1/1
3/
1/
4/1
3/1
1/5
1/1
Don't question the mastery Swagson.

Explanation:


By the way these are the default CDR/AD masteries. I didn't take Full AD runes because I want to spin more frequently.


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Items

These items focus on Swagocoptering. You get a lot of movement speed so your spin can really look like a helicopter.

The core build:

Item Sequence











The Black Cleaver
3100

Warmog's Armor
2850

Zephyr
2850

Trinity Force
3733
  • Boots of Mobility: don't even use this build if you don't buy these boots. You'd only bring shame to the Swagfamily. Enchantment: Homeguard is also an essential.
  • The Black Cleaver or Youmuu's Ghostblade is your must-have armor penetration. If you don't buy either of these then you're boned vs. tanks.
  • Warmog's Armor is next on the list, since dying is not fun.
  • Zephyr is an underappreciated item. Since you didn't buy MR boots, this item will satisfy all your tenacity needs. It also gives you some movement speed for better swagocoptering.
  • Trinity Force for tons of damage and constant movespeed buff.

Optional items:

Item Sequence











Infinity Edge
3600

Ravenous Hydra
3500

Twin Shadows
2400

Sunfire Cape
2900

Randuin's Omen
2900

Maw of Malmortius
3250
  • Blade of the Ruined King is a fun and an escape item. Only use this if you don't want to be serious and you don't want to win.
  • Infinity Edge if you want your spin to crit.
  • Ravenous Hydra because why not? Only if you hate critical strike luck.
  • Twin Shadows this item is wonderful. It's the troll item of the century, if you want to flash your swag and make your enemies butt clench. Only buy if nobody has this item in your team yet.
  • Sunfire Cape against heavy ad, but I prefer Randuin's Omen over it, because you can get into the core of the enemy fast with this build. Only buy this if somebody in your team already has Randuin's Omen
  • Randuin's Omen the best anti-ad item for this build. This and the Twin Shadows are my go-to items.
  • Maw of Malmortius anti-ap. You can also buy other anti-ap items, but those are not fun.


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Skill Sequence

Ability Sequence
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

You need the:Swagspin Judgment first. A helicopter can't take off without it's propellers. The rest is the default Garen skill sequence.


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Spells



I recommend these, because Ghost lets you spin and run faster and Ignite is a perfect finishing or heal stopping ability if you don't have your Demacian Justice on cooldown.

Other alternatices:


- Use this if you want to Swagsprise your enemies with your incredibly fast coptering abilities.

- Good if you want to take the game seriously. Jerk.

- Flash is really good and it has always been, but it's not fun.

- Useful until you get your Zephyr. It becomes useless after that.


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Farming

You can farm using autoattacks and Decisive Strike, but real Swagtastic Swaggers use Judgment to get their blood money.


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Creeping / Jungling

Real Swagbeasts don't jungle like others do. Real Garens use the bushes as their shelter until their prey

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arrives, then they unleash their Swagfury on it.


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Pros / Cons

Pros:

  • You can spin like a swagocopter.
  • You are really fast.
  • It's fun.
  • Yet you still do moderate damage.
  • You have Infinite Swag.
  • The enemy won't expect this build.

Cons:

  • There are much better builds.
  • You are a weak tank and a moderate bruiser. (Not excellent in either.)
  • Your team may not take you seriously if you allchat #YoloSwag too many times.
  • Seriously, there are many better and more viable builds. (But not as fun as this.)


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Team Work

Who needs that? You must start spinning like a Swagomissile and go into the enemy. The team will figure the rest out.

Seriously, if you really want to play as a good teammate be sure to:

  • Protect the AD carry.
  • Go in first or second if your team already has a tank.
  • Silence enemy AP carry.
  • Buy lots of wards


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Ranked Play

I DO NOT RECOMMEND IT

in high elo, but if you want to try it in ranked, then be sure to leave feedback. (This build may work well on low elo, but I tested it on high elo and failed, even though my team carried it and we won at the end.)


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Summary

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