Click to open network menu
Join or Log In
Mobafire logo

Join the leading League of Legends community. Create and share Champion Guides and Builds.

Create an MFN Account






Or

LoL Champion Build Guides: Galio

Galio The Colossus

Find the best Galio build guides for League of Legends S11 Patch 11.18. 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 Builds // Other Patches
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

FAST SQUISHY COLOSSUS

Build by ziomekmovierudy updated August 10, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

AD Galio

Build by Laren12345 updated July 3, 2021
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

GALIO S11 GUIDE | THE MOST ANNOYING MID OF LOL

Build by Mr fou updated June 24, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Galio Jesuscirraptor MID Full MR

Build by Jesuscirraptor updated June 12, 2021
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

How to carry as galio mid s11!

Build by Guest updated June 1, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Dark Harvest oneshot build s11

Build by Num1W4rrior updated May 27, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Anti Mage

Build by Glaceon_Hit updated May 24, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Galio Mid

Build by UnluckyRage updated May 21, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

THE COLOSSUS: One shot full ap Galio

Build by Clever Young Man updated May 20, 2021
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Non! c'est voulais!

Build by Guest updated May 1, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

GALIO JG

Build by Guest updated April 20, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Galio Jesuscirraptor JG

Build by Jesuscirraptor updated April 1, 2021
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Galio

Build by Acarth updated February 15, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Grandfather Galio's full MR Tank Guide

Build by Maxwell_Edison updated February 1, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

My spell book galio build

Build by Pecheny931 updated November 17, 2020
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

AD galio but maybe actually maybe just maybe viable

Build by Guest updated November 13, 2020
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

AD galio for kyle uwu

Build by Guest updated November 13, 2020
  • Off-Meta
Season 10 Guides
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

10.16 | Galio Guide ~ Smash! WIP

Guide by I count to seven updated August 20, 2020
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Support Galio, win 4v5s

Guide by Calabeast updated January 1, 2020
7.3
5
Votes
1
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide
LoL Champion Galio Build Guide

Future Diamond Galio Main - Season 10

Guide by Calabeast updated December 30, 2019
Create a Galio Build Guide Create a Galio Build Guide
Craft your own guide
Get Started

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 11.18. 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 11.18: 733141 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 3012 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 65%

Win Rate 51 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
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 50%

Win Rate 1277 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 51%

Win Rate 10044 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 4590 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 173 Games

Exhaust Flash

Galio's Starters

Galio's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 9927 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 1835 Games

Corrupting Potion

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 1051 Games

Dark Seal Refillable Potion

Trinket

Galio's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 9190 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 3134 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 2625 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards
Patch 11.18: 733161 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Galio's Top Items

Galio's Runes

Galio's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 943 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: Unflinching
Unflinching

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

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 1102 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 55%

Win Rate 75 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize

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 49%

Win Rate 9418 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 2783 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 109 Games

Flash Teleport

Galio's Starters

Galio's Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 9299 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Trinket

Galio's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 11433 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Trinket 40%

Win Rate 1003 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Trinket 38%

Win Rate 89 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Galio's Ability Order

Galio's Best Ability Order 62%

Win Rate 45 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 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.

Questions About Galio

Ask

Latest Questions

Galio's ULT

How to activate Galio's Ult? HAHAHHAHAHA

View (5) Answers

Should lulu be played in bronze 1 to climb?

I have been trying to climb out of bronze one and i was at 98 lp now i have 6. I love lulu as well as galio support, but i prefer to play lulu. idk if i should keep playing lulu or galio support as I have been on a loss streak. So should i keep...

View (1) Answers

Athenes viability on mages that don't heal

Is athenes still a cost efficient item on mages who don't make use of the healing passive?

View (3) Answers

Feeling difficult to deal damage to mages who build RoA, what should I do?

Situation: In the early-mid game, I built Morellonomicon, opponent built RoA. Problem: Feeling difficult to deal damage to opponents who build RoA. As they have higher effective health after building RoA, I feel like 'my abilities do not...

View (4) Answers

Why ?

Why is there no Gatekeeper Galio icon on MOBAfire?

View (2) Answers

Why is there no Gatekeeper Galio icon on MOBAfire?

why?

View (1) Answers

What do you think about Support Galio?

So I've been meaning to try out Galio. I like the idea of his kit but he doesn't seem to be a great champion overall. I understand his abilities and was curious of what you guys think about support Galio. Does it work, how do you do it, what are...

View (4) Answers

Is Galio now FOTM?

I saw many Galio players on streams and Youtube. Just my luck or he is now FOTM because someone played him?

View (2) Answers

Least played champions?

I have just been curios guys about why some champions are not played that much. I know that unpopular picks like swain, galio, mao'kai, and yorick are all strong picks in their respective fields. What I am trying to get to in this is why some...

View (3) Answers

Status of Galio?

Havent seen him for years, is he viable?

View (2) Answers

League of Legends Champions:

Teamfight Tactics Guide