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Gnar Build Guides, Runes and Items

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Find the best Gnar build guides for League of Legends S14 Patch 14.8. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Gnar build for the S14 meta. Learn more about Gnar's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

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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 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 14.8. 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!

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Gnar's Runes

Gnar's Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 83% Pickrate

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Second Best

Gnar's 2nd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 14% Pickrate

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Gnar's 3rd Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 1% Pickrate

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Gnar's Summoner Spells

Gnar's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 96% Pickrate

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Second Best

Gnar's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

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Third Best

Gnar's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 1% Pickrate

Flash Ghost

Gnar's Starters

Gnar's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 77% Pickrate

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Gnar's Core Items

Gnar's Best Core Items 62%

Win Rate 11% Pickrate

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Gnar Counters

Learn Gnar'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
Gnar generates 4 / 7 / 11 Rage by dealing and receiving damage. At max Rage his next ability transforms him into Mega Gnar for 15 seconds.

Mini Gnar: Gain 0-20 bonus movement speed, bonus attack speed and 0-100 bonus attack range (depending on level).

Mega Gnar: Gain 100-831 max health, 3.5-54.5 armor, 3.5-63 magic resist and 8-50.5 attack damage (depending on level).

At max Rage, Gnar will automatically transform after 4 seconds if he does not use an ability. Rage decays after 13 seconds if Gnar has not dealt or received damage. Rage gain is greater when dealing damage to champions.
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 a boomerang that deals 5 / 45 / 85 / 125 / 165 (+1.15 per attack damage) physical damage and slows by 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35% for 2 seconds. The boomerang returns after hitting an enemy, dealing reduced damage to subsequent targets. Each enemy can only be hit once. Catching the boomerang reduces its cooldown by 40%.

Boulder Toss: Gnar hurls a boulder, dealing 45 / 90 / 135 / 180 / 225 (+1.4 per attack damage) and slowing by 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50% for 2 seconds to the first enemy hit and surrounding enemies. Picking up the boulder reduces this ability's cooldown by 70%.
W
Gnar's Hyper / Wallop
Hyper / Wallop Gnar's W Ability
Self
0
7
Hyper: Every third attack or ability on the same enemy deals an additional 0 / 10 / 20 / 30 / 40 (+100% of ability power) plus 6 / 8 / 10 / 12 / 14% of target's max health as magic damage and grants 20 / 40 / 60 / 80% movement speed decaying over 3 seconds.

Wallop: Gnar smashes an area, dealing 45 / 75 / 105 / 135 / 165 (+1.0 per attack damage) physical damage and stunning 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, gaining 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60% attack speed for 6 seconds. If Gnar lands on a unit he will bounce off it, traveling further. Bouncing off an enemy deals 50 / 85 / 120 / 155 / 190 plus 6% of max health as physical damage and briefly slows by 80% for 0.5 seconds.

Crunch: Gnar leaps, dealing 80 / 115 / 150 / 185 / 220 plus 6% of max health as physical damage to nearby enemies on landing. Enemies directly underneath are also briefly slowed by 80% for 0.5 seconds.
R
Gnar's GNAR!
GNAR! Gnar's Ultimate (R) Ability
590
0
90 / 60 / 30 / 30 / 30
Mini Gnar Passive: Increase Hyper's movement speed.

Mega Gnar: Gnar tosses nearby enemies, dealing 200 / 300 / 400 (+100% of ability power) (+0.5 per bonus attack damage) physical damage, knocking back, and slowing them by 60% for 1.25 / 1.5 / 1.75 seconds. Enemies that hit a wall instead take 50% bonus physical damage and are stunned.
Q
Gnar's Boomerang Throw
Boomerang Throw Gnar's Q Ability
1125
0
20 / 17.5 / 15 / 12.5 / 10
Gnar throws a boomerang that deals 5 / 45 / 85 / 125 / 165 (+1.15 per attack damage) physical damage and slows by 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35% for 2 seconds. The boomerang returns after hitting an enemy, dealing reduced damage to subsequent targets. Each enemy can only be hit once. Catching the boomerang reduces its cooldown by 40%.
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Gnar's Boulder Toss
Boulder Toss Gnar's Q Ability
1150
0
20 / 17.5 / 15 / 12.5 / 10
Gnar hurls a boulder, dealing 45 / 90 / 135 / 180 / 225 (+1.4 per attack damage) and slowing by 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50% for 2 seconds to the first enemy hit and surrounding enemies. Picking up the boulder reduces this ability's cooldown by 70%.
W
Gnar's Hyper
Hyper Gnar's W Ability
Self
0
Gnar's Passive
Every third attack or ability on the same enemy deals an additional 0 / 10 / 20 / 30 / 40 (+100% of ability power) plus 6 / 8 / 10 / 12 / 14% of target's max health as magic damage and grants 20 / 40 / 60 / 80% movement speed decaying over 3 seconds.
W
Gnar's Wallop
Wallop Gnar's W Ability
550
0
7
Gnar smashes an area, dealing 45 / 75 / 105 / 135 / 165 (+1.0 per attack damage) physical damage and stunning for 1.25 seconds.
E
Gnar's Hop
Hop Gnar's E Ability
475
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22 / 19.5 / 17 / 14.5 / 12
Gnar leaps, gaining 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60% attack speed for 6 seconds. If Gnar lands on a unit he will bounce off it, traveling further. Bouncing off an enemy deals 50 / 85 / 120 / 155 / 190 plus 6% of max health as physical damage and briefly slows by 80% for 0.5 seconds.
E
Gnar's Crunch
Crunch Gnar's E Ability
675
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22 / 19.5 / 17 / 14.5 / 12
Gnar leaps, dealing 80 / 115 / 150 / 185 / 220 plus 6% of max health as physical damage to nearby enemies on landing. Enemies directly underneath are also briefly slowed by 80% for 0.5 seconds.

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