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Skarner Build Guides, Runes and Items

Skarner The Crystal Vanguard

Find the best Skarner build guides for League of Legends S13 Patch 13.18. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Skarner build for the S13 meta. Learn more about Skarner's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 3 Builds
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LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Skarner - Jungle

Build by Guest updated May 5, 2013
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LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

AP skarner tanky top lane (basic)

Build by Derfger updated May 4, 2013
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LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Skarner - The Crystal Vanguard

Build by XDemi updated April 21, 2013
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LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Skarner Fast Damage

Build by Kogz updated April 20, 2013
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LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Skarner Türk Jungler

Build by GuneyTeksan updated April 17, 2013
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LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Skarner Jungle

Build by Kennta updated April 17, 2013
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LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

My take on skarner (Under Construction)

Build by CardiganAngel updated April 16, 2013
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LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Skarner herpderp

Build by Guest updated April 14, 2013
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LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

AD skarner

Build by NavyNinja updated April 12, 2013
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LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Skarner Türk Jungler

Build by GuneyTeksan updated April 12, 2013
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LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Skarner Top lane

Build by Cyrus and Witney updated April 10, 2013
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LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

skarner jungle/ap

Build by wishmael updated April 6, 2013
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LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Skarner - Totally not Immortal! [Jungle]

Build by GERnightmare95 updated March 26, 2013
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LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

The Slowing Crystal Vanguard

Build by Uncle Richard updated March 23, 2013
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LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

my skarner

Build by Guest updated March 13, 2013
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LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Skarner In The Jungle For The Winn

Build by Bluedeagle updated March 11, 2013
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LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

skarener2

Build by Guest updated March 8, 2013
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LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

skarner

Build by Guest updated March 8, 2013
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LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Skarner

Build by Scyleon updated March 7, 2013
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LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

skarner ad monster

Build by Razuvious updated March 2, 2013
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Skarner Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Skarner we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Skarner, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Skarner this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 13.18. However, if you are a new Skarner player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Skarner!

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Patch 13.18: 9,697 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Skarner's Runes

Skarner's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 51% Pickrate

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Precision
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Sorcery
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Second Best

Skarner's 2nd Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 19% Pickrate

Sorcery
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Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
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Third Best

Skarner's 3rd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 11% Pickrate

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Skarner's Summoner Spells

Skarner's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 55% Pickrate

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Second Best

Skarner's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 20% Pickrate

Flash Mosstomper Smite

Third Best

Skarner's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 17% Pickrate

Ghost Gustwalker Smite

Skarner's Starters

Skarner's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 55% Pickrate

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Skarner's Core Items

Skarner's Best Core Items 65%

Win Rate 8% Pickrate

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Patch 13.18: 9,697 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Skarner's Runes

Skarner's Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 32% Pickrate

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Sorcery
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Inspiration
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Second Best

Skarner's 2nd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 20% Pickrate

Sorcery
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Resolve
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Third Best

Skarner's 3rd Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 12% Pickrate

Precision
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Resolve
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Skarner's Summoner Spells

Skarner's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 60% Pickrate

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Second Best

Skarner's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 27% Pickrate

Ghost Teleport

Third Best

Skarner's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 9% Pickrate

Flash Ghost

Skarner's Starters

Skarner's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 61% Pickrate

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Skarner's Core Items

Skarner's Best Core Items 77%

Win Rate 3% Pickrate

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Skarner Counters

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


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

Skarner Skins

Skarner's Abilities

Skarner's Crystal Spires
Crystal Spires Skarner's Passive Skarner's Passive
1150
Skarner's Passive
Skarner's Passive
Skarner's presence causes crystals to spawn in set locations around the map. Crystals can be captured by either team by standing on top of them. Capturing a crystal prevents them from being captured by the opposing team for 15 seconds.

While within range of a Crystal Spire, Skarner gains 70-120 Movement Speed and 43-160% Attack Speed, while restoring 2% of his maximum Mana every second. Spire radius is 1600.
Q
Skarner's Crystal Slash
Crystal Slash Skarner's Q Ability
350
10
3.5 / 3.25 / 3 / 2.75 / 2.5
Passive: Attacks against champions reduce this ability's cooldown by 1 second. Attacks against minions reduce it by 0.25 seconds.

Active: Skarner slashes wildly, dealing (+0.2 of attack damage) plus 1 / 1.5 / 2 / 2.5 / 3% max health as physical damage to nearby enemies. If at least one enemy was hit, Skarner becomes charged for 5 seconds. While charged, this ability deals an additional (+0.2 of attack damage) (+30% of ability power) plus 1 / 1.5 / 2 / 2.5 / 3% max health as magic damage.
W
Skarner's Crystalline Exoskeleton
Crystalline Exoskeleton Skarner's W Ability
Self
60
13 / 12.5 / 12 / 11.5 / 11
Skarner gains (+80% of ability power) 10 / 11 / 12 / 13 / 14% max health shield for 6 seconds. While active, Skarner gains 8 / 10 / 12 / 14 / 16% movement speed, increasing with 100% effectiveness over 3 seconds.
E
Skarner's Fracture
Fracture Skarner's E Ability
1000
55
14 / 13.5 / 13 / 12.5 / 12
Passive: Consuming this ability's mark or using Impale reduces this abilty's cooldown by the duration of the crowd control.

Active: Skarner blasts crystalline energy, dealing 40 / 65 / 90 / 115 / 140 (+20% of ability power) magic damage, slowing by 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50% for 2.5 seconds and marking for 5 seconds. Skarner's next attack against a marked enemy consumes it to deal an additional 30 / 50 / 70 / 90 / 110 physical damage and stuns for 1.25 seconds.
R
Skarner's Impale
Impale Skarner's Ultimate (R) Ability
350
100
120 / 100 / 80 / 80 / 80
Skarner impales an enemy champion, suppressing them for 1.75 seconds, dealing 60% attack damage as physical damage and 20 / 60 / 100 (+50% of ability power) magic damage at the beginning and end of the duration. While suppressing, Skarner can move and will drag his helpless victim around with him.

Questions About Skarner

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People cant see my build?...

So yesterday I posted my first build but didnt see it got put in the builds or such, so I was wondering can any of you help? I also noticed by not getting any views...

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Worst Champion Ever?

I was always curious who people thought was the worst lol champion. Personally I thought Skarner, but I was curious what everyone else thought. I started to think that Azir was the worst, but Skarner is still the worst in my books.

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Is hybrid Skar a thing?

Is hybrid Skarner viable? I was thinking about: Hextech-Guinosso-Nashor-Liandry-Randuin/Spirit-Sorc Boots and maxing Q, then equal W+E.

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What is your opinion on the new skarner?

what do you guys think about the new skarner?

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Trundle or Skarner(junglee)

Who sould I buy Trundle or Skarner? Who is better, more fun to play, harder or easier... And if you think I sould buy some ohter champ(looking only for jungler sugestions) then please comment.

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Skarner and Thresh Lantern

If a Skarner and Thresh are on the same team, can Skarner use his ultimate on an enemy, and then click Thresh's lantern to move?

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Is Skarner still viable?

I've been wondering lately whether jungle skarner is viable or not, I think he is but I'm not sure whether thats just because the times I played him recently the enemy team was worse than me.

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Skarner's Q while Charged

Does Skarner's Q use both AP and AD when it's charged, or just AP?

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