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Skarner The Crystal Vanguard

Find the best Skarner build guides for League of Legends Patch 10.24. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Skarner build for the S11 meta. Learn more about Skarner's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!


Season 8 Builds
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

skarner

Build by Guest updated November 17, 2017
  • 7.22
Rating Pending
Views: 1,755
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Skarner Jug(Crabby Beast)

Build by AsIaNxDrAgOn updated November 10, 2017
  • 7.22
Rating Pending
Views: 3,520
Season 7 Guides
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Skarner is the hidden monster patch 7.17 S7

Guide by Seal Watcher updated August 28, 2017
  • 7.17
Rating Pending
Views: 18,390
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Skarner: Guardian of the Jungle

Guide by GenShadow updated March 20, 2017
  • 7.5
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
Views: 104,804
Season 7 Builds
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

We Cannot Be Shattered

Build by Rekt By Chalicar updated September 23, 2017
  • 7.18
Rating Pending
Views: 2,221
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Skarner Jungle Carry Bruiser

Build by Coughequenses updated September 21, 2017
  • 7.18
Rating Pending
Views: 41,079
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Skarner troll runes

Build by Guest updated September 8, 2017
  • 7.17
Rating Pending
Views: 2,035
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

In Depth Hidden OP Skarner Jungle Guide. (7.14)

Build by ThiccSucc updated July 26, 2017
  • 7.15
Rating Pending
Views: 2,715
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Personal AS Skarner Build

Build by bobosmith01 updated July 25, 2017
  • 7.14
Rating Pending
Views: 1,523
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

AP Skarner Guide (Because Why Not)

Build by HeyThisIsntSmite updated July 24, 2017
  • 7.14
Rating Pending
Views: 10,935
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Skarner Jungle ( W Focused )

Build by Thebluedudex updated July 6, 2017
  • 7.13
Rating Pending
Views: 1,698
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

sakrner the unkillable jungle tank m1 abram like

Build by DEINIDD updated June 7, 2017
  • 7.11
Rating Pending
Views: 2,349
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Tanky and Damaging Skarner

Build by Guest updated May 28, 2017
  • 7.10
Rating Pending
Views: 1,490
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

[7.10 Fresh] Skar Skar is Bro Bro ken

Build by PtaVidaTeTe updated May 25, 2017
  • 7.10
Rating Pending
Views: 1,906
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

good men skarner top)))

Build by thomakfromrus updated April 29, 2017
  • 7.8
Rating Pending
Views: 2,990
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Skarner

Build by Tielar updated April 25, 2017
  • 7.8
Rating Pending
Views: 1,075
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

OP Skarner Build for Low ELO

Build by Sikidd updated April 20, 2017
  • 7.8
Rating Pending
Views: 1,980
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Skarner Guide In-depth + Video

Build by TheDemoTeam updated April 14, 2017
  • 7.7
Rating Pending
Views: 1,980
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

Hybrid AP + AD Jungle Skarner - [6.21]

Build by Ao_Li updated March 21, 2017
  • 7.6
Rating Pending
Views: 9,417
LoL Champion Skarner Build Guide

[TSY] Yasou was never seen again... ✔ - S7

Build by TSY Faint updated April 2, 2017
  • 7.6
Rating Pending
Views: 1,522

Skarner Build Stats

Patch 10.24: 415752 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Skarner's Runes

Skarner's Best Runes 55%

Win Rate 4195 Games

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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Phase Rush
Phase Rush
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak
LoL Rune: Celerity
Celerity
LoL Rune: Waterwalking
Waterwalking

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Second Best

Skarner's 2nd Best Runes 69%

Win Rate 51 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Phase Rush
Phase Rush
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Waterwalking
Waterwalking

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Third Best

Skarner's 3rd Best Runes 55%

Win Rate 857 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Phase Rush
Phase Rush
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak
LoL Rune: Celerity
Celerity
LoL Rune: Waterwalking
Waterwalking

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Approach Velocity
Approach Velocity

Skarner's Summoner Spells

Skarner's Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 13299 Games

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Second Best

Skarner's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 714 Games

Ghost Smite

Skarner's Starters

Skarner's Best Starter Items 54%

Win Rate 9537 Games

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Trinket

Skarner's Best Trinket 55%

Win Rate 8550 Games

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Second Best

Skarner's 2nd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 5376 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Skarner's 3rd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 94 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Skarner's Ability Order

Skarner's Best Ability Order 79%

Win Rate 179 Games

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Patch 10.24: 415760 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Skarner's Runes

Skarner's Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 50 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.
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band

Second Best

Skarner's 2nd Best Runes 70%

Win Rate 20 Games

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

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity

Third Best

Skarner's 3rd Best Runes 45%

Win Rate 20 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection

Skarner's Summoner Spells

Skarner's Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 1233 Games

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  • 2

Second Best

Skarner's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 55%

Win Rate 62 Games

Flash Ignite

Skarner's Starters

Skarner's Best Starter Items 54%

Win Rate 1232 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Skarner's Best Trinket 55%

Win Rate 1175 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Skarner's 2nd Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 149 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Skarner's 3rd Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 52 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Skarner's Ability Order

Skarner's Best Ability Order 79%

Win Rate 52 Games

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Skarner Skins

Skarner's Abilities

Ability Range Cost Cooldown
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
Skarner slashes around himself, dealing physical damage equal to 1 / 1.5 / 2 / 2.5 / 3% of target's maximum health (+0.20 of attack damage) to all surrounding enemies.

If an enemy is hit, subsequent uses of Crystal Slash within 5 seconds deal bonus magic damage equal to 1 / 1.5 / 2 / 2.5 / 3% of target's maximum health (+0.20 of attack damage) (+30% of ability power) to the target.

Basic attacks against non-structures reduce Crystal Slash's cooldown by 0.25 seconds, quadrupled to 1 against enemy champions.
W
Skarner's Crystalline Exoskeleton
Crystalline Exoskeleton Skarner's W Ability
Self
60
13 / 12.5 / 12 / 11.5 / 11
Skarner receives a shield for up to 6 seconds which shields him for 10 / 11 / 12 / 13 / 14% of Skarner's maximum Health (+80% of ability power).

While the shield persists, his movement speed is increased by 16 / 20 / 24 / 28 / 32%, ramping up over the first 3 seconds.
E
Skarner's Fracture
Fracture Skarner's E Ability
1000
55
14 / 13.5 / 13 / 12.5 / 12
Skarner summons a blast of crystalline energy which deals 40 / 65 / 90 / 115 / 140 (+20% of ability power) magic damage to all enemies in a line and slows them by 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50% for 2.5 seconds, while also afflicting them with Crystal Venom for 5 seconds.

Skarner's next basic attack against a target afflicted by Crystal Venom deals 30 / 50 / 70 / 90 / 110 additional physical damage and stuns them for 1.25 seconds.

Every time Skarner triggers Crystal Venom or stings an enemy with Impale, Fracture's cooldown is reduced by the corresponding base duration of the disable.
R
Skarner's Impale
Impale Skarner's Ultimate (R) Ability
350
100
120 / 100 / 80 / 80 / 80
Skarner suppresses an enemy champion for 1.75 seconds, dealing 60% of his total Attack Damage as physical damage and 20 / 60 / 100 (+50% of ability power) magic damage to them. During this time, Skarner can move freely and will drag his helpless victim around with him. When the effect ends, Skarner's target will be dealt the same amount of magic and physical damage again.

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