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Swain Build Guide by Massive Nuts
Swain, the best disease (Mid and Top Guide)By Massive Nuts | Updated on April 20, 2017
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Midlane Swain Carry
Swain top against AD-Offtank
Swain top against AP-Offtank
Threats & Synergies
She will feel a lot of damage and won't put much to you.
In early-game, you win. But in late-game, she wins.
Very weak, land a stunn and she's dead.
Annie can be very hard if fed. Try harassing her so she doesn't farm.
Easiest Swain matchup, land a stunn and he will be dead.
When he controls his soldier, he is forced not to move, so put the stunn then.
Like Annie, try harassing him so he doesn't get fed.
You'll have trouble touching her but if you do, she is very weak.
Dodge his spells and you win.
Her awesome damage can be dangerous, be careful.
A bit annoying because he can dodge all your spells with his E. (except your R)
When he presses E, put your stunn underneath and you win.
Should be fine, his combos are too slow to give you any worries.
Katarina will deal really a lot of damage with her ult but harass her in laning-phase and she'll be useless.
Jayce will be really scared of you. And he's right, because you will kill him if he jumps on you.
She is your worst counter as she can jump every 3seconds.
Even when he ults you, you have enough regen and sustain not to die.
If he ults, press your R and he will do practically no damage.
Stunning you will not take off your R, so just keep it going.
She will poke you and you will poke her. But when you reach level 6, she wins. Be careful.
Op damage, and can stand far away from you. Punish her if she approaches.
Taliyah is an easy kill if you stunn her.
R when he jumps on you, try stunning him before he jumps over a wall.
Awesome poking damage. Be careful not to be stunn.
You will probably never stunn him but you don't need to, you deal him a lot of damage.
He is very mobile and will probably deal you a lot of damage. Poke him so he doesn't farm well.
When he finished his combo, he's really fragile, put yours then.
As long as you don't get caught in his combo you're fine. Stunn him if he R, you will stop it.
Shouldn't be a problem if you take Sorcerer's shoes
Ziggs can't do much against you after you build abyssal in mid-game.
Threats & Synergies
If he jumps on you, place your stunn underneath and moove away.
Just don't let him autoattack you to much, but stay near him
Make sure you back a bit when you have R on cd or he will engage. Easy laning phase tho.
When she jumps on you, use your stunn and put combo.
Lee sin can escape your abilities if he is good, so make sure he uses Q and W before putting full combo.
Put a Q between you and him when he presses Q to slow him down.
She has time to use stunn (W) when you put yours so be careful, and she has a lot of lifesteal with her ult.
Harass him to win.
Renekton can't deal you enough damage in one go, so just regen with R on lane.
After your combo, he will ult and you'll be very weak. Run away.
He needs to be very close to you to kill you so keep him away.
If he Q you, put stunn and full combo to punish him
Try using stunn correctly when he stunns you (W) and ults (R).
In mini-gnar, he will be a cancer, but when Mega-Gnar arrives, easy kill.
You guys will deal very few damage to each other. Concentrate on farming.
His combo is really quick and you can't do much apart from R and Q where you are.
He will have trouble catching you.
Threats & Synergies
As for midlane, Akali will deal you a lot of damage in one go.
His W will delete your heals from R, and in 1v1 he can use Q to escape from your combo.
Easy kill, just beware not to stand to close of his shadow.
He will certainly E when you Q or W, so don't put all combo right away.
Depending on if he plays AP or AD, you will not suffer as much. AD will kill you because to much lifesteal but you can resist AP.
With your sustain, Karthus can't do much.
He can only jump on you then he has very low damage. Just R.
He'll sadly won't deal you any damage so focus on farming.
After his combo, he's weak. Attack him then.
His ult and Rylai (often built) will make you amazingly slow. Take Sorcerer's shoes.
Vlad will escape from all your combo except your R, so stay close.
Let him E you and stunn him at the exact time he lands on you.
After level 6 you can kill him quite easily, but before he's stronger.
He will deal no damage to you, just annoying in teamfight with R.
As you don't autoattack, just stunn him when he autoattacks and Q you. Be careful, he's fast.
Introduction to the Raven.
This is the reason why I'm making this guide to help you get free wins. I tried to keep it clear and simple and put spoilers so that you choose yourself which chapters interest you most. Goodluck reading.