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Garen Build Guides, Runes and Items

Garen The Might of Demacia

Find the best Garen build guides for League of Legends S13 Patch 13.1. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Garen build for the S13 meta. Learn more about Garen's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 11 Builds
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LoL Champion Garen Build Guide
LoL Champion Garen Build Guide

Runes and build for Garen Enjoyer.

Build by Pelisti updated April 24, 2021
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LoL Champion Garen Build Guide
LoL Champion Garen Build Guide

Garen Jungle

Build by Guest updated February 4, 2021
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LoL Champion Garen Build Guide
LoL Champion Garen Build Guide

Garen

Build by Guest updated January 6, 2021
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LoL Champion Garen Build Guide
LoL Champion Garen Build Guide

Garen S11 Build

Build by MayPersia updated November 28, 2020
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LoL Champion Garen Build Guide
LoL Champion Garen Build Guide

GAREN- PERMA OP

Build by Itayp2405 updated November 21, 2020
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LoL Champion Garen Build Guide
LoL Champion Garen Build Guide

GAREN S11

Build by Vlach700 updated November 16, 2020
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LoL Champion Garen Build Guide
LoL Champion Garen Build Guide

DEMACIAAAA

Build by Guest updated April 5, 2021
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LoL Champion Garen Build Guide
LoL Champion Garen Build Guide

Gar

Build by maxx90 updated February 11, 2021
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LoL Champion Garen Build Guide
LoL Champion Garen Build Guide

Garen Crit+AD

Build by LeagueMasterGuides updated November 1, 2021
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LoL Champion Garen Build Guide
LoL Champion Garen Build Guide

Lethality Garen :D

Build by Lymotheus updated October 26, 2021
  • Off-Meta
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LoL Champion Garen Build Guide
LoL Champion Garen Build Guide

Mathematically incorrect Garen

Build by yantsun112 updated October 24, 2021
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LoL Champion Garen Build Guide
LoL Champion Garen Build Guide

Predator Crit Garen

Build by TinFoil updated October 22, 2021
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LoL Champion Garen Build Guide
LoL Champion Garen Build Guide

Predetor Crit Garen

Build by Guest updated October 20, 2021
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LoL Champion Garen Build Guide
LoL Champion Garen Build Guide

Garen for Newbies // Tärion EUW // Challenger

Build by tarion updated September 30, 2021
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LoL Champion Garen Build Guide
LoL Champion Garen Build Guide

Speed Assassinator Garen Jg

Build by CarterTheSharpest updated September 20, 2021
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LoL Champion Garen Build Guide
LoL Champion Garen Build Guide

[Patch 11.18] Garen Guide

Build by Vic Trinaest updated September 12, 2021
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LoL Champion Garen Build Guide
LoL Champion Garen Build Guide

Гарен

Build by Guest updated September 11, 2021
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LoL Champion Garen Build Guide
LoL Champion Garen Build Guide

Standard Garen Build

Build by Guest updated September 6, 2021
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LoL Champion Garen Build Guide
LoL Champion Garen Build Guide

Questionnable Garen's build

Build by Dreamlan798 updated August 30, 2021
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LoL Champion Garen Build Guide
LoL Champion Garen Build Guide

PORGOS MUZSIKARA POROG A CIGANY

Build by Guest updated August 29, 2021
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Garen Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Garen we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Garen, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Garen this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 13.1. However, if you are a new Garen player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Garen!

Patch 13.1: 922616 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Garen's Runes

Garen's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 33382 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Second Best

Garen's 2nd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 6993 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Celerity
Celerity
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak

Third Best

Garen's 3rd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 3680 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Phase Rush
Phase Rush
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak
LoL Rune: Celerity
Celerity
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Garen's Summoner Spells

Garen's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 68344 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Garen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 15226 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Garen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 3313 Games

Flash Ghost

Garen's Starters

Garen's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 77080 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Trinket

Garen's Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 10585 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Garen's 2nd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 70219 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Garen's 3rd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 8545 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Patch 13.1: 922623 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Garen's Runes

Garen's Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 2943 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Second Best

Garen's 2nd Best Runes 66%

Win Rate 58 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Celerity
Celerity
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak

Third Best

Garen's 3rd Best Runes 63%

Win Rate 67 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Garen's Summoner Spells

Garen's Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 8963 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Garen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 1385 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Garen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 673 Games

Flash Ghost

Garen's Starters

Garen's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 9414 Games

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  • 2

Trinket

Garen's Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 7985 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Garen's 2nd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 2119 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Garen's 3rd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 1306 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards
Patch 13.1: 922631 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Garen's Runes

Garen's Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 3611 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Second Best

Garen's 2nd Best Runes 64%

Win Rate 97 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Third Best

Garen's 3rd Best Runes 63%

Win Rate 115 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Garen's Summoner Spells

Garen's Best Summoner Spells 55%

Win Rate 7023 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Garen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 2136 Games

Flash Smite

Third Best

Garen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 1102 Games

Flash Teleport

Garen's Starters

Garen's Best Starter Items 54%

Win Rate 7120 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Trinket

Garen's Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 8185 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Garen's 2nd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 2698 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Garen's 3rd Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 869 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Garen Counters

Learn Garen'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 Garen guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Garen Top in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Garen. 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.

Garen Skins

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Garen's Abilities

Garen's Perseverance
Perseverance Garen's Passive Garen's Passive
Self
Garen's Passive
Garen's Passive
Garen regenerates 1.5 − 10.1% max health (depending on level) every 5 seconds if he has not been damaged or hit with enemy abilities in the last 8 seconds.
Q
Garen's Decisive Strike
Decisive Strike Garen's Q Ability
Self
0
8
Garen removes all slowing effects on him and gains 35% bonus movement speed for 1 / 1.65 / 2.3 / 2.95 / 3.6 seconds.

His next attack silences for 1.5 seconds and does 30 / 60 / 90 / 120 / 150 (+0.5 per attack damage) physical damage.
W
Garen's Courage
Courage Garen's W Ability
Self
0
23 / 21 / 19 / 17 / 15
Passive: Killing units permanently grants 0.2 armor and magic resist, up to a max of 30. At max stacks, Garen gains 10% armor and magic resist.

Active: Garen steels his courage for 2 / 2.75 / 3.5 / 4.25 / 5 seconds, reducing incoming damage by 30%. He also gains 65 / 85 / 105 / 125 / 145 (+18% per bonus health) shield and 60% tenacity for 0.75 seconds.
E
Garen's Judgment
Judgment Garen's E Ability
325
0
9
Garen rapidly spins his sword for 3 seconds, dealing 4 / 8 / 12 / 16 / 20 (+0−8.2 dependant on level) (+0.32 / 0.34 / 0.36 / 0.38 / 0.4 per attack damage) physical damage 7 times over the duration. The nearest enemy takes 5 / 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 (+0−10.25 dependant on level) (+0.4 / 0.425 / 0.45 / 0.475 / 0.5 per attack damage) physical damage per strike instead.

Champions hit by 6 strikes lose 25% armor for 6 seconds.
R
Garen's Demacian Justice
Demacian Justice Garen's Ultimate (R) Ability
400
0
120 / 100 / 80 / 80 / 80
Garen calls upon the might of Demacia to slay his enemy, dealing 150 / 300 / 450 plus 25 / 30 / 35% missing health as true damage.

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