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Galio Build Guides, Runes and Items

Galio The Colossus

Find the best Galio build guides for League of Legends S14 Patch 14.7. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Galio build for the S14 meta. Learn more about Galio's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

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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 14.7. 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!

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Patch 14.7: 23,426 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Galio's Runes

Galio's Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 59% Pickrate

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Resolve
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Sorcery
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Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 20% Pickrate

Domination
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Sorcery
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Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 12% Pickrate

Resolve
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Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
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Galio's Summoner Spells

Galio's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 71% Pickrate

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Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 15% Pickrate

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 10% Pickrate

Flash Ghost

Galio's Starters

Galio's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 87% Pickrate

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Galio's Core Items

Galio's Best Core Items 56%

Win Rate 6% Pickrate

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Galio's Runes

Galio's Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 51% Pickrate

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Resolve
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Sorcery
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Galio's 2nd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 21% Pickrate

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Inspiration
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Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Runes 46%

Win Rate 10% Pickrate

Domination
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Sorcery
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Galio's Summoner Spells

Galio's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 76% Pickrate

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Second Best

Galio's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 44%

Win Rate 17% Pickrate

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Galio's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 56%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

Flash Ghost

Galio's Starters

Galio's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 88% Pickrate

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Galio's Core Items

Galio's Best Core Items 71%

Win Rate 1% Pickrate

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Galio Counters

Learn Galio'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 MIDDLE 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
Every 5 seconds, Galio gains 40% bonus attack speed and his next basic attack deals 15-115 (+45% of ability power) (+1.0 per attack damage) (+0.6 per bonus magic resistance) magic damage to surrounding enemies (depending on level).

Whenever Galio hits an enemy champion or epic monster with abilities, this ability's cooldown gets reduced by 3 seconds, once per cast.
Q
Galio's Winds of War
Winds of War Galio's Q Ability
825
70 / 75 / 80 / 85 / 90
12 / 10.75 / 9.5 / 8.25 / 7
Galio fires two windblasts that deal 70 / 105 / 140 / 175 / 210 (+70% 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 / 16 / 15 / 14
Passive: Galio gains a 7.5 / 9 / 10.5 / 11 / 13.5% of maximum health magic shield after not taking damage for 12 / 11 / 8 seconds.

Begin Charging: Galio reduces incoming magic damage by 25 / 30 / 35 / 40 / 45% (+4% per 100 ability power) (+8% per 100 bonus magic resistance) (+1% per 100 bonus health) and incoming physical damage by 12.5 / 15 / 17.5 / 20 / 22.5% (+2.5% per 100 ability power) (+6% 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 / 30 / 40 / 50 / 60 (+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
11 / 10 / 9 / 8 / 7
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 72 / 104 / 136 / 168 / 200 (+72% 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
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180 / 160 / 140 / 140 / 140
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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