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LoL Champion Build Guides: Galio

Galio The Colossus

Find the best Galio build guides for League of Legends S11 Patch 11.15. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Galio build for the S11 meta. Learn more about Galio's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 11 Guides // Patch 11.15 & Patch 11.14
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LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

My Full Magic Penetration Galio Build

Guide by BaLoRi updated July 23, 2021
  • In-depth
8.1
12
Votes
2
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

"Time to Make an Impact!" - Basics to Galio Mid

Guide by TheMockingSnowman updated July 8, 2021
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Godlio: The Stone Statue(now with mathematics)

Guide by Deathbat1 updated July 12, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Guía Galio AP/Luchador Mid S11

Guide by Sumatra1908 updated July 14, 2021
Season 11 Builds // Patch 11.15 & Patch 11.14
8.2
9
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LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

GALIO MID . ONE SHOT ANYONE WITH THIS BUILD + TANKGLIO

Build by george4fun updated July 9, 2021
New Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

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Build by Guest updated July 20, 2021
Season 11 Guides // Other Patches
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LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

[11.13] The ODST - Galio Support

Guide by Moderne updated June 24, 2021
9.8
80
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LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

A guide to S11 Chadlio midlane

Guide by Curt Mcbeltpants updated July 7, 2021
  • In-depth
9.5
380
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LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Sanun's Diamond Galio Guide [TOP&MID]

Guide by sanun updated April 28, 2021
9.5
36
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LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

[11.1] Galio Mid - The Most Effective Way To Play Galio

Guide by Tortoise_Maniac updated January 14, 2021
  • In-depth
9.2
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LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Season 11 UPDATED 🗿Galio Guide🗿 [S10 Master EUW]

Guide by LuxVikAsol updated January 23, 2021
8.7
13
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LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Tank Galio Top

Guide by FoxyGrill updated December 14, 2020
7.9
15
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5
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

[11.13] Long Range Ganking - Tank Galio Jungle

Guide by SoSheolH updated June 24, 2021
  • In-depth
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Splats Galio Guide [UPDATE DAILY]

Guide by Splaty updated January 30, 2021
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

S11 Galio Support Guide - 80% Winrate

Guide by SimplyGod updated May 7, 2021
  • In-depth
Season 11 Builds // Other Patches
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

[11.9] Big Boi Galio Mid and Sup Guide

Build by Unishamaani updated May 11, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

{{{GALIO IN SILVER AND MAYBE A COFFEE}}}

Build by Escariiit updated January 29, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

The only Galio support guide you need for S11

Build by Check De Bush updated November 28, 2020
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

One Shot Galio

Build by One Autmn Leaf updated February 20, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Dark Harvest oneshot build s11

Build by Guest updated May 27, 2021
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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 LeagueSpy's 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 11.15. 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 11.15: 676999 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Galio's Top Items

Galio's Runes

Galio's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 2844 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 60%

Win Rate 448 Games

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

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 1203 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
More Galio Runes

Galio's Summoner Spells

Galio's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 9016 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 4276 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 61%

Win Rate 61 Games

Flash Barrier

Galio's Starters

Galio's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 9033 Games

  • 1
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  • 3

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 1654 Games

Corrupting Potion

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 1342 Games

Dark Seal Refillable Potion

Trinket

Galio's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 8653 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 2563 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 2363 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Top Galio Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Galio Players are using on LeagueSpy!

Patch 11.15: 677027 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Galio's Top Items

Galio's Runes

Galio's Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 1341 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 46%

Win Rate 1099 Games

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

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Runes 55%

Win Rate 92 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Celerity
Celerity
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak
More Galio Runes

Galio's Summoner Spells

Galio's Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 9819 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 3111 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 175 Games

Flash Heal

Galio's Starters

Galio's Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 9722 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Galio's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 12172 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Trinket 39%

Win Rate 1012 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Trinket 38%

Win Rate 79 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Galio's Ability Order

Galio's Best Ability Order 63%

Win Rate 24 Games

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! 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.

Top Galio Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Galio Players are using on LeagueSpy!

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 next basic attack is periodically modified to deal 15-200 (based on level) (+1.0 per attack damage) (+50% of ability power) (+60% of bonus magic resistance) magic damage to its target and all enemies around it.
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 gusts of wind that arc to either side before converging to the target area, dealing 70 / 105 / 140 / 175 / 210 (+75% of ability power) magic damage to all enemies they pass through.

When the blasts meet, the gusts form a tornado that advances for 2 seconds, dealing 2% of target's maximum health (+0.66% per 100 ability power) as magic damage every 0.5 seconds to every enemy within, with the target's health ratio capped at 150 damage against monsters.
W
Galio's Shield of Durand
Shield of Durand Galio's W Ability
Self
50
18
Passive: Upon learning Shield of Durand or after not taking damage for 12 seconds, Galio gains Anti-Magic Bulwark.

Anti-Magic Bulwark: Gain a 8 / 9.75 / 11.5 / 13.25 / 15% of maximum health shield that absorbs magic damage.

First Cast: Galio begins to charge for up to 3 seconds, slowing himself by 15%, reducing incoming magic damage by 20 / 25 / 30 / 35 / 40% (+8% per 100 bonus magic resistance) (+5% per 100 ability power), reducing incoming physical damage by half that amount, and increasing Shield of Durand's taunt radius over the duration. Galio cannot use Flash while channeling Shield of Durand.

Second Cast: Galio taunts all nearby enemies for 0.5-1.5 seconds and deals between 20 / 35 / 50 / 65 / 80 (+30% of ability power) and 60 / 105 / 150 / 195 / 240 (+90% of ability power) magic damage to them (based on charge time), while also refreshing the damage reduction for 2 seconds.
E
Galio's Justice Punch
Justice Punch Galio's E Ability
650
30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50
12 / 11 / 10 / 9 / 8
Galio briefly dashes backwards before charging forwards, stopping upon hitting terrain or an enemy champion, dealing 90 / 130 / 170 / 210 / 250 (+90% of ability power) magic damage to all enemies hit and knocking them up for 0.75 seconds. Deals 50% reduced damage to non-champions.
R
Galio's Hero's Entrance
Hero's Entrance Galio's Ultimate (R) Ability
5500
100
200 / 180 / 160 / 160 / 160
Galio designates the target allied champion's location at the time of cast as his landing spot, granting Shield of Durand's passive magic damage shield to all allied champions in the area he casted it at for 5 seconds, and channels for 1.25 seconds.

Galio then becomes untargetable and dashes to them, becoming cc-immune briefly and dealing 150 / 250 / 350 (+70% of ability power) magic damage to all nearby enemies on impact and knocking them up for 0.75 seconds.

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Why is there no Gatekeeper Galio icon on MOBAfire?

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