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Swain Build Guide by The Knowing
S8 Platinum Swain Build Guide 64% Ranked Win Rate TOP/MIDBy The Knowing | Updated on January 9, 2018
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Threats & Synergies
Start Q, then E. He cant do anything if u pressure with those 2 abilities
His E gets annoying, But otherwise kill him.
You can not trade with her pre 6 unless she gap closes on u. Throw your q and e too zone her away
Pre 6 try and bait out her pairy before u go in because if she stuns u and then slows u your dead. Same as riven
I never want too face a yorick pre 6 as swain you cant walk up too the wave
Just zone him with all 3 of your abilities. If he gets u with his E before 6 your going too lose alot of health
Just zone him off of farm. Later in the laning phase arond 15-20 min if your still there dont all in cause of his stacks but its easy to win lane early
A very good yasuo may be able too beat u but otherwise do not waste your q cause he will go on u if u do
All About Swain
Otherwise, Swain is a character that easily excels at farming in the early game, and also can poke very good if u get a combo off. I recommend using your Q too poke, and your Q + W too farm the minion wave if its pushing into your tower. If you think you have good wave management you can use your full combo too poke if you have good vision and know what your are doing with the wave.
Know your damage. Experiment early game what a full combo does and try too all in at level 6 if you can. Get too know your items too. You are learning you are going too make mistakes and can ask me questions anytime.
Know your healing. Iv'e been pinged many times by teammates that the enemy jungler is coming. Yes, I have eyes and can see him. If you are facing a tank top laner that does no damage too you, go right ahead and kill the enemy jungler when he ganks your lane.
Know your cooldowns. Stopwatch is a broken item. Look at the enemy champions items and he may get that stopwatch at 7 minutes due too his runes. NEVER... Push the enemy wave with no vision near u with your full combo and ult. Cause when you finish the wave, people are going too appear and you are going too have no abilities too use besides the shop key
Know your limits. Yes, there are times when you can run into the enemy team and tank all five people. The videos on my Youtube showcase that. Otherwise of that being very fun, you can not always do that. You can also use your kit too peel, and either too follow up onto a pick your support or other teammate got.
Know your LP. Go gain some, and let me know how this worked out for you...