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LoL Champion Build Guides: Gnar

Gnar The Missing Link

Find the best Gnar build guides for League of Legends S11 Patch 11.20. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Gnar build for the S11 meta. Learn more about Gnar's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 11 Guides // Patch 11.20 & Patch 11.19
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LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide

[11.20] Diamond Gnar Guide - Thing in the Ice - Season 11

Guide by Thing in the Ice updated October 16, 2021
  • In-depth
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LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide

[11.20] Gnar - Divine Sunderer

Guide by matek1207 updated October 8, 2021
  • In-depth
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LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide

[11.20] Rageblade on-hit Gnar

Guide by fappyhatesgaff updated October 6, 2021
New Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide

The only build you need[NEW]

Guide by Wambowama updated October 8, 2021
Season 11 Builds // Patch 11.20 & Patch 11.19
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LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide

[11.20] OP Gnar Full AD/AP

Build by Nova9 updated October 12, 2021
New Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide

-S11- Gnar_Workout Furry I by Kimera

Build by KimeraBuilds04 updated October 13, 2021
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LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide

gnar ap

Build by Guest updated September 30, 2021
Season 11 Guides // Other Patches
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LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide

Patch 11.17 Gnar Guide

Guide by Mr. Popper updated September 9, 2021
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LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide

Zing's Guide to AP and AD Mid Gnar (11.17)

Guide by GnarZing updated September 3, 2021
  • In-depth
  • Off-Meta
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LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide

ADC Gnar

Guide by a1a7s45 updated April 24, 2021
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LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide

[11.15] RTO's Challenger Gnar Top Lane Guide

Guide by RTO updated July 25, 2021
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LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide

Gnar will kill them all!

Guide by hiugnadie updated December 14, 2020
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LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide

Gnar AP Hybrid build Guide + General Tips

Guide by SpartanDumpster updated July 4, 2021
  • In-depth
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LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide

[Patch 11.18] Geometrically Given Gnar: A surprisingly stron

Guide by Kettro updated September 10, 2021
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LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide

[11.14] How to Master the Lion

Guide by El Leon Gnar updated July 8, 2021
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LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide

[11.15] How to pack a MEAN Gnar

Guide by Marwaii updated July 17, 2021
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LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide

AD Gnar Midlane Season 11! (Give it a try, you`ll see ^^)

Guide by Paulimmz updated February 5, 2021
  • Off-Meta
7.3
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LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide

Gnarly build for season 11

Guide by hahadead7777 updated January 15, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide

S11 Gnar Guide

Guide by a1a7s45 updated July 15, 2021
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LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide
LoL Champion Gnar Build Guide

[11.14] What you need to know about Gnar

Guide by Safolet updated July 9, 2021
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Gnar Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Gnar we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Gnar, as determined by LeagueSpy's calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Gnar this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 11.20. However, if you are a new Gnar player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Gnar!

Patch 11.20: 390579 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Gnar's Top Items

Gnar's Runes

Gnar's Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 2699 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood

Second Best

Gnar's 2nd Best Runes 59%

Win Rate 68 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph

Third Best

Gnar's 3rd Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 234 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
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Gnar's Summoner Spells

Gnar's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 10740 Games

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Second Best

Gnar's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 45%

Win Rate 359 Games

Flash Ignite

Gnar's Starters

Gnar's Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 4232 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Gnar's Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 8616 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Gnar's 2nd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 1472 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Gnar's 3rd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 1112 Games

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Patch 11.20: 390592 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Gnar's Top Items

Gnar's Runes

Gnar's Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 192 Games

  • 1
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood

Second Best

Gnar's 2nd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Third Best

Gnar's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:
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Gnar's Summoner Spells

Gnar's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 749 Games

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  • 2

Second Best

Gnar's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 76 Games

Flash Ignite

Gnar's Starters

Gnar's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 316 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Trinket

Gnar's Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 592 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Gnar's 2nd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 141 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Gnar's 3rd Best Trinket 44%

Win Rate 97 Games

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Gnar's Ability Order

Gnar's Best Ability Order 56%

Win Rate 43 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.
Patch 11.20: 390601 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Gnar's Top Items

Gnar's Runes

Gnar's Best Runes 46%

Win Rate 213 Games

  • 1
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood

Second Best

Gnar's 2nd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Third Best

Gnar's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:
More Gnar Runes

Gnar's Summoner Spells

Gnar's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 782 Games

  • 1

Gnar's Starters

Gnar's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 346 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Trinket

Gnar's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 661 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Gnar's 2nd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 116 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Gnar's 3rd Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 78 Games

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Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Gnar's Ability Order

Gnar's Best Ability Order 52%

Win Rate 33 Games

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  • 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.

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


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

Gnar Skins

Gnar's Abilities

Gnar's Rage Gene
Rage Gene Gnar's Passive Gnar's Passive
Self
Gnar's Passive
Gnar's Passive
While in Mini Gnar form, he gains 0-20 bonus movement speed (depending on level), 0-100 attack range (depending on level), attack speed and attack speed growth.

Mini Gnar generates 4 / 7 / 11 Rage over 2 seconds upon dealing or receiving damage (at level 1/6/11). Against non-champions, basic attacks and Boomerang Throw instantly generate 0.5 / 0.875 / 1.375 Rage (depending on level). Against champions, Boomerang Throw instantly generate 1 / 1.75 / 2.75 Rage (depending on level), and basic attacks instantly generate 2 / 3.5 / 5.5 Rage (depending on level). Boomerang Throw can only generate Rage once per cast, and grants Rage based on the first enemy hit. Gnar's Rage decays if he has not dealt or taken damage in the last 13 seconds.

At maximum Rage, casting an ability or after 4 seconds will transform him into Mega Gnar for 15 seconds, during which Gnar's Rage depletes. Afterwards Gnar returns to Mini Gnar and is too tired to generate Rage for 15 seconds. Gnar retains his current percentage health when he returns to Mini Gnar.

Mega Gnar has different abilities, although they share Mini Gnar's ability cooldowns. While in Mega Gnar form, he loses all Mini Gnar's buffs and instead has increased base AD, health, armor and magic resistance. Gnar restores health equal to the increase.
Q
Gnar's Boomerang Throw / Boulder Toss
Boomerang Throw / Boulder Toss Gnar's Q Ability
1100
0
20 / 17.5 / 15 / 12.5 / 10
Boomerang Throw: Gnar throws his boomerang forward in a line, dealing 5 / 45 / 85 / 125 / 165 (+1.15 per attack damage) physical damage to all enemies it passes through and also slowing the first enemy hit by 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35% for 2 seconds. Enemies beyond the first take only 50% damage.

Upon reaching maximum range or striking an enemy, the boomerang will slowly come to a stop before travelling back toward Gnar in fixed direction. If Gnar catches his boomerang, Boomerang Throw's cooldown is reduced by 40%.

Boulder Toss: Gnar throws a boulder that stops when it hits an enemy, dealing 5 / 45 / 85 / 125 / 165 (+1.4 per attack damage) physical damage and slowing all enemies hit by 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35%.

If Gnar picks up his boulder, Boulder Toss's cooldown is reduced by 70%.
W
Gnar's Hyper / Wallop
Hyper / Wallop Gnar's W Ability
Self
0
7
Hyper: Every 3rd consecutive attack or spell on the same target grants Gnar 20 / 40 / 60 / 80% bonus movement speed that decays over 3 seconds (depending on GNAR!'s rank), and deals 0 / 10 / 20 / 30 / 40 (+100% of ability power) (+6 / 8 / 10 / 12 / 14% of the target's maximum health) additional magic damage. This damage is capped at 100 / 150 / 200 / 250 / 300 against minions and monsters.

Gnar gains Hyper's bonus movement speed whenever he returns to Mini Gnar from Mega Gnar.

Wallop: Gnar stands on his back legs before slamming his fists into the ground, dealing 25 / 55 / 85 / 115 / 145 (+1.0 per attack damage) physical damage and stunning enemies in a large area in front of him for 1.25 seconds.
E
Gnar's Hop / Crunch
Hop / Crunch Gnar's E Ability
Self
0
22 / 19.5 / 17 / 14.5 / 12
Hop: Gnar leaps to a location, gaining 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60% bonus attack speed for 6 seconds.

If Gnar lands on a unit he will bounce off it, traveling further, dealing 80 / 115 / 150 / 185 / 220 (+ 6% of Gnar's maximum health) physical damage and briefly slowing the unit landed on if it was an enemy.

Crunch: Gnar leaps to a location, dealing 50 / 85 / 120 / 155 / 190 (+ 6% of Gnar's maximum health) physical damage to all nearby enemies on landing. Enemies on the center of the impact area are slowed briefly.
R
Gnar's GNAR!
GNAR! Gnar's Ultimate (R) Ability
590
0
90 / 60 / 30 / 30 / 30
Passive: Hyper's movement speed bonus is increased.

Active: Gnar knocks all nearby enemies in the specified direction, dealing 200 / 300 / 400 (+100% of ability power) (+0.5 per bonus attack damage) physical damage and slowing them by 60% for 1.25 / 1.5 / 1.75 seconds. Any enemy that hits terrain takes 50% increased damage and are stunned instead of slowed.
Q
Gnar's Boomerang Throw
Boomerang Throw Gnar's Q Ability
1100
0
20 / 17.5 / 15 / 12.5 / 10
Gnar throws his boomerang forward in a line, dealing 5 / 45 / 85 / 125 / 165 (+1.15 per attack damage) physical damage to all enemies it passes through and also slowing the first enemy hit by 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35% for 2 seconds. Enemies beyond the first take only 50% damage.

Upon reaching maximum range or striking an enemy, the boomerang will slowly come to a stop before travelling back toward Gnar in fixed direction. If Gnar catches his boomerang, Boomerang Throw's cooldown is reduced by 40%.
Q
Gnar's Boulder Toss
Boulder Toss Gnar's Q Ability
1100
0
20 / 17.5 / 15 / 12.5 / 10
Gnar throws a boulder that stops when it hits an enemy, dealing 25 / 70 / 115 / 160 / 205 (+1.2 per attack damage) physical damage and slowing all enemies hit by 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50% for 2 seconds.

If Gnar picks up his boulder, Boulder Toss's cooldown is reduced by 60%.
W
Gnar's Hyper
Hyper Gnar's W Ability
Self
0
Gnar's Passive
Every 3rd consecutive attack or spell on the same target grants Gnar 20 / 40 / 60 / 80% bonus movement speed that decays over 3 seconds (depending on GNAR!'s rank), and deals 0 / 10 / 20 / 30 / 40 (+100% of ability power) (+6 / 8 / 10 / 12 / 14% of the target's maximum health) additional magic damage. This damage is capped at 300 against minions and monsters at all levels.

Gnar gains Hyper's bonus movement speed whenever he returns to Mini Gnar from Mega Gnar.
W
Gnar's Wallop
Wallop Gnar's W Ability
550
0
7
Gnar stands on his back legs before slamming his fists into the ground, dealing 25 / 45 / 65 / 85 / 105 (+1.0 per attack damage) physical damage and stunning enemies in a large area in front of him for 1.25 seconds.
E
Gnar's Hop
Hop Gnar's E Ability
475
0
22 / 19.5 / 17 / 14.5 / 12
Gnar leaps to a location, gaining 20 / 30 / 40 / 50 / 60% bonus attack speed for 6 seconds.

If Gnar lands on a unit he will bounce off it, traveling further, dealing 50 / 85 / 120 / 155 / 190 (+ 6% of Gnar's maximum health) physical damage and briefly slowing the unit landed on if it was an enemy.
E
Gnar's Crunch
Crunch Gnar's E Ability
675
0
22 / 19.5 / 17 / 14.5 / 12
Gnar leaps to a location, dealing 50 / 85 / 120 / 155 / 190 (+ 6% of Gnar's maximum health) physical damage to all nearby enemies on landing. Enemies on the center of the impact area are slowed briefly.

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