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Galio Build Guides, Runes and Items

Galio The Colossus

Find the best Galio build guides for League of Legends S12 Patch 12.15. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Galio build for the S12 meta. Learn more about Galio's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 12 Guides // Patch 12.15 & Patch 12.14
9.5
387
Votes
43
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

My Full Magic Pen & Immortal Galio Builds

Guide by BaLoRi updated July 27, 2022
  • In-depth
9.1
26
Votes
3
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

[Patch 12.14] My Galio's Build (All Matchups)

Guide by V1kt0r555 updated August 1, 2022
  • In-depth
8
13
Votes
3
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Gungle: Galio Jungle off-meta

Guide by Porjn updated August 3, 2022
  • In-depth
  • Off-Meta
Season 12 Guides // Other Patches
9.6
136
Votes
11
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Rank 1 Galio [NA] Support - GN Duck's Grandmaster Guide to Everything you Need to Know

Guide by GN_Duck LoL updated July 19, 2022
  • In-depth
9.2
38
Votes
5
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

[Season 12] Galio Support Guide

Guide by SuperChicken144 updated February 9, 2022
  • In-depth
  • Off-Meta
8.9
386
Votes
42
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Sanun's Diamond Galio Guide [TOP&MID]

Guide by sanun updated May 12, 2022
8.1
14
Votes
3
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Season 11 GM Peak Galio main - how to play Galio in 2 ways

Guide by Guest updated December 27, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Bulwark of Yearn, Galio

Guide by 6e9Fael updated July 24, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

An Attempt of a New Galio Build

Guide by Grogroda updated March 1, 2022
  • Off-Meta
Season 12 Builds // Other Patches
9
11
Votes
0
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

12.12 REWRKD {} Galio {} BUILD {} Top/Mid/Sup {} In-Depth <3

Build by Akhenaten667 updated July 12, 2022
8.9
19
Votes
2
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Galio on fire ~ patch 11.23

Build by Guest updated November 17, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

galio

Build by Guest updated November 22, 2021
7.7
11
Votes
3
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

TankSupp Galio

Build by Guest updated November 28, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Galio's Casual Fashion

Build by Guest updated January 4, 2022
7.5
12
Votes
4
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Galio Sustain/Tank Mid

Build by AngelOfMoons updated January 30, 2022
7.1
10
Votes
4
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

[S12] Galio guide - Solo Carry Your SoloQ Games

Build by monku updated November 20, 2021
6.6
6
Votes
3
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Galio ADC

Build by DillDog updated July 9, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Real Size Galio

Build by DemonTheJudgeOfficial updated April 24, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

GIGACHAD AP COUNTER TANK

Build by RusRamen updated July 21, 2022
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Galio Esmaga 100% Win Rate

Build by Guest updated March 16, 2022
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Galio Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Galio we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Galio, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Galio this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 12.15. However, if you are a new Galio player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Galio!

Patch 12.14: 438954 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Galio's Runes

Galio's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 2021 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Runes 61%

Win Rate 56 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 603 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak

Galio's Summoner Spells

Galio's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 5782 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 5167 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 273 Games

Exhaust Flash

Galio's Starters

Galio's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 7685 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 1512 Games

Corrupting Potion

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Starter Items 54%

Win Rate 486 Games

Dark Seal Refillable Potion

Trinket

Galio's Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 6820 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 2415 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 2320 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards
Patch 12.14: 438954 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Galio's Runes

Galio's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 329 Games

  • 1
  • 2
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Runes 37%

Win Rate 125 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Galio's Summoner Spells

Galio's Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 2204 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 559 Games

Exhaust Flash

Galio's Starters

Galio's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 2106 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Galio's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 2567 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Trinket 45%

Win Rate 255 Games

Stealth Ward
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Galio's Ability Order

Galio's Best Ability Order 67%

Win Rate 6 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.
Patch 12.14: 438954 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Galio's Runes

Galio's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 155 Games

  • 1
  • 2
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Runes 47%

Win Rate 68 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Galio's Summoner Spells

Galio's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 510 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 674 Games

Flash Teleport

Galio's Starters

Galio's Best Starter Items 58%

Win Rate 88 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 756 Games

Doran's Ring Health Potion

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 51 Games

Dark Seal Refillable Potion

Trinket

Galio's Best Trinket 56%

Win Rate 237 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 812 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 210 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Galio's Ability Order

Galio's Best Ability Order 71%

Win Rate 28 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.

Galio Counters

Learn 's counters and discover matchups where they have an advantage! When you're starting a game of League of Legends you should always keep in mind if you'll be at an advantage or disadvantage against your opponent, so you can know whether to bully them or play safe. You can find detailed breakdowns of each matchup on CounterStats, and you can also check out some Galio guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Galio Mid in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Galio. Counter rating is our own statistic that factors in counter kills, overall kills, early lead ratio, comeback ratio, and win percent to give the whole picture of that champion's effectiveness as a counter pick.

Galio Skins

Galio's Abilities

Galio's Colossal Smash
Colossal Smash Galio's Passive Galio's Passive
Self
Galio's Passive
Galio's Passive
Galio's attacks deal 15-200 (+50% of ability power) (+1.0 per attack damage) (+0.6 per bonus magic resistance) to surrounding enemies (depending on level).
Q
Galio's Winds of War
Winds of War Galio's Q Ability
825
70 / 75 / 80 / 85 / 90
12 / 11.5 / 11 / 10.5 / 10
Galio fires two windblasts that deal 70 / 105 / 140 / 175 / 210 (+75% of ability power) magic damage each. When the windblasts meet, they combine into a tornado that deals 2.5% (+1% per 100 ability power) of target's max health as magic damage over 2 seconds.
W
Galio's Shield of Durand
Shield of Durand Galio's W Ability
Self
50
18 / 17.5 / 17 / 16.5 / 16
Passive: Galio gains a 7.5 / 9 / 10.5 / 11 / 13.5% of maximum health magic shield after not taking damage for 12 seconds.

Begin Charging: Galio reduces incoming magic damage by 20 / 25 / 30 / 35 / 40% (+5% per 100 ability power) (+8% per 100 bonus magic resistance) and incoming physical damage by 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 17.5 / 20% (+2.5% per 100 ability power) (+4% per 100 bonus magic resistance) and slows himself by 15%.

Release: Galio taunts enemy champions for the first 2 seconds of the duration, deals between 20 / 35 / 50 / 65 / 80 (+30% of ability power) and 60 / 105 / 150 / 195 / 240 (+90% of ability power) magic damage, and refreshes the damage reduction for 2 seconds. Taunt duration, damage, and range increase with charge time.
E
Galio's Justice Punch
Justice Punch Galio's E Ability
650
50
12 / 11 / 10 / 9 / 8
Galio lunges forward with a mighty blow, knocking up for 0.75 seconds and dealing 90 / 130 / 170 / 210 / 250 (+90% of ability power) magic damage to the first champion hit. Other enemies in the way take 45 / 65 / 85 / 105 / 125 (+45% of ability power) magic damage.

Galio's dash stops on hitting terrain.
R
Galio's Hero's Entrance
Hero's Entrance Galio's Ultimate (R) Ability
5500
100
200 / 180 / 160 / 160 / 160
Galio designates an allied champion's position as his landing spot, granting all allied champions in the area Shield of Durand's passive shield for 5 seconds. Galio then flies to his landing zone. When Galio lands, he knocks up for 0.75 seconds and deals 150 / 250 / 350 (+70% of ability power) magic damage.

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