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LoL Champion Build Guides: Swain

Swain RP Cost 880 Swain BE Cost4800
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Swain The Noxian Grand General

Find the best Swain build guides for League of Legends Patch 10.15. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Swain build for the S10 meta. Learn more about Swain's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!


Season 7 Builds
LoL Champion Swain Build Guide

All Aboard The Swain Train

Build by UOL Nark updated October 8, 2017
  • 7.19
Rating Pending
Views: 1,059
LoL Champion Swain Build Guide

Swaine Support all the way!

Build by Vandikor updated August 14, 2017
  • 7.16
Rating Pending
Views: 1,455
LoL Champion Swain Build Guide

Swain & beatrice

Build by Duck duck kat updated July 30, 2017
  • 7.15
Rating Pending
Views: 1,480
LoL Champion Swain Build Guide

Swain TOP - [Patch 7.14] by Vanster

Build by Vansto updated July 23, 2017
  • 7.14
Rating Pending
Views: 1,971
LoL Champion Swain Build Guide

Swain TOP Lane - S7

Build by Guest updated May 25, 2017
  • 7.10
Rating Pending
Views: 2,867
LoL Champion Swain Build Guide

Robert Hammerle Is Terrible At Swain

Build by Richdx96 updated May 16, 2017
  • 7.9
Rating Pending
Views: 1,190
LoL Champion Swain Build Guide

the early bird ****ING EATS THE WORM

Build by Jawax updated April 20, 2017
  • 7.8
Rating Pending
Views: 2,941
LoL Champion Swain Build Guide

Swain Build Pro

Build by BootyPopperz updated April 18, 2017
  • 7.7
Rating Pending
Views: 10,747
LoL Champion Swain Build Guide

Radiancyation's Swain [S7]

Build by Guest updated March 16, 2017
  • 7.5
Rating Pending
Views: 1,342
LoL Champion Swain Build Guide

[LAST BUILD] Swain Mid lane 7.3

Build by Lord Shaitan updated February 17, 2017
  • 7.3
Rating Pending
Views: 3,675
LoL Champion Swain Build Guide

[Last Build] Swain <MID>

Build by RobberNation updated January 24, 2017
  • 7.1
Rating Pending
Views: 1,512
LoL Champion Swain Build Guide

Generic Swain guide

Build by BoiBoi updated January 22, 2017
  • 7.1
Rating Pending
Views: 1,516
LoL Champion Swain Build Guide

[S7] Bring the Pain with Swain (In the works)

Build by Shatow2323 updated January 7, 2017
  • 6.24
Rating Pending
Views: 3,742
LoL Champion Swain Build Guide

[Pre-Season 7]Swain is THE MID/TOP Hypercarry

Build by dotcom updated December 29, 2016
  • 6.24
Rating Pending
Views: 8,475
Season 6 Guides
LoL Champion Swain Build Guide

FREE ELO 6.11 Swain [MID/TOP]

Guide by DeliriumDnB updated June 13, 2016
  • 6.11
Votes: 11
Views: 951,142
LoL Champion Swain Build Guide

XYN BruSwain's Swain Guide to Climbing Up Elo Hell! (S6 Plat

Guide by BruSwain updated June 2, 2016
  • 6.11
Rating Pending
Views: 61,245
LoL Champion Swain Build Guide

All Aboard the Swain Train

Guide by Joeyc1 updated April 15, 2016
  • 6.7
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
Views: 136,585
LoL Champion Swain Build Guide

SWAAAIIIN a guide to Swain for Poepjeuh

Guide by Palaloa updated February 5, 2016
  • 6.2
Rating Pending
Views: 2,494
Season 6 Builds
LoL Champion Swain Build Guide

SWAIN FREELO MID GUIDE PATCH 6.21

Build by MonMawasDoZ updated October 19, 2016
  • 6.21
Rating Pending
Views: 7,634
LoL Champion Swain Build Guide

Swain [Top/Mid 6.21]

Build by Guest updated November 3, 2016
  • 6.21
Rating Pending
Views: 1,880

Swain Build Stats

Patch 10.1: 784884 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Swain's Runes

Swain's Best Runes 64%

Win Rate 56 Games

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  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot

Second Best

Swain's 2nd Best Runes 56%

Win Rate 746 Games

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Electrocute
Electrocute
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Perfect Timing
Perfect Timing
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Third Best

Swain's 3rd Best Runes 62%

Win Rate 73 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot

Swain's Summoner Spells

Swain's Best Summoner Spells 55%

Win Rate 2559 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Swain's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 1031 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Swain's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 1155 Games

Flash Ignite

Swain's Starters

Swain's Best Starter Items 55%

Win Rate 4256 Games

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  • 2

Second Best

Swain's 2nd Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 243 Games

Corrupting Potion

Trinket

Swain's Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 2814 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Swain's 2nd Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 1409 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Swain's 3rd Best Trinket 56%

Win Rate 836 Games

Oracle Lens
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Swain's Ability Order

Swain's Best Ability Order 72%

Win Rate 71 Games

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Patch 10.15: 311064 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Swain's Runes

Swain's Best Runes 56%

Win Rate 219 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Electrocute
Electrocute
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Perfect Timing
Perfect Timing
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Second Best

Swain's 2nd Best Runes 57%

Win Rate 56 Games

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Electrocute
Electrocute
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Perfect Timing
Perfect Timing
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery

Third Best

Swain's 3rd Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 314 Games

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Electrocute
Electrocute
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Perfect Timing
Perfect Timing
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Swain's Summoner Spells

Swain's Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 3510 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Swain's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 1695 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Swain's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 56%

Win Rate 133 Games

Flash Barrier

Swain's Starters

Swain's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 5925 Games

  • 1

Trinket

Swain's Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 4337 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Swain's 2nd Best Trinket 55%

Win Rate 1059 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Swain's 3rd Best Trinket 55%

Win Rate 405 Games

Oracle Lens
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Swain's Ability Order

Swain's Best Ability Order 72%

Win Rate 71 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Swain Skins

Swain's Abilities

Ability Range Cost Cooldown
Swain's Ravenous Flock
Ravenous Flock Swain's Passive Swain's Passive
1125
Swain's Passive
Swain's Passive
Ravenous: Swain can periodically target a nearby immobilized enemy champion to rip out a Soul Fragment from them, dealing 20-105 (+30% of ability power) magic damage and pulling them 290-units towards him before a 0.25-second cast time (depending on level). If the target would be brought past Swain, they are instead knocked back the excess distance.

Enemy champions also leave behind a Soul Fragment for 16 seconds upon death, which can be harvested after 1 second if Swain is near them.

Flock: Enemy champion takedowns leave a Soul Fragment behind for 16 seconds. Swain restores 4 / 5.5 / 7% of his maximum health whenever he collects a Soul Fragment, while also permanently increasing his maximum health by 5.
Q
Swain's Death's Hand
Death's Hand Swain's Q Ability
725
65 / 70 / 75 / 80 / 85
9 / 7.5 / 6 / 4.5 / 3
Swain unleashes five bolts of eldritch power in the target direction, dealing 55 / 75 / 95 / 115 / 135 (+40% of ability power) magic damage to all enemies in a cone. Enemies can be hit by multiple bolts, taking 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35% bonus magic damage.
W
Swain's Vision of Empire
Vision of Empire Swain's W Ability
7500
70 / 80 / 90 / 100 / 110
22 / 21 / 20 / 19 / 18
Swain summons a demonic eye at the target area that reveals it for 2 seconds before exploding, dealing 80 / 120 / 160 / 200 / 240 (+70% of ability power) magic damage to all enemies hit, halved against non-champions, and slowing them by 25 / 35 / 45 / 55 / 65% for 2.5 seconds.

Enemy champions are revealed for 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 seconds and each grant Swain a Soul Fragment.
E
Swain's Nevermove
Nevermove Swain's E Ability
850
50
10
Swain launches a demonic wave in the target direction, dealing 35 / 70 / 105 / 140 / 175 (+25% of ability power) magic damage to enemies it passes through.

Upon reaching its maximum distance, the wave returns to Swain, detonating at the first enemy hit, dealing 35 / 45 / 55 / 65 / 75 (+25% of ability power) magic damage to all nearby enemies and rooting them for 1.5 seconds.
R
Swain's Demonic Ascension
Demonic Ascension Swain's Ultimate (R) Ability
650
100
120
Swain frees the demon within for 12 seconds, gaining 125 / 200 / 275 (+5 per Soul Fragment) bonus health.

While Demonic Ascension is active, Swain drains the 3 enemies closest to him, prioritizing champions, dealing 35 / 50 / 65 (+14.167% of ability power) magic damage to them each second, up to a potential 420 / 600 / 780 (+170% of ability power) damage per enemy. He also restores 20 / 35 / 50 (+16% of ability power) health per second for each enemy hit, reduced by 90% against minions and monsters.

Swain can end the effects of Demonic Ascension early to cast Demonflare, and automatically does so at the end of its duration.

Demonflare: Swain unleashes a nova of soulfire, dealing a minimum of 100 / 150 / 200 (+50% of ability power) magic damage to all nearby enemies, plus 75% of the health Swain drained during Demonic Ascension. Demonflare's damage is capped at 200 / 300 / 400 (+100% of ability power).
R
Swain's Demonflare
Demonflare Swain's Ultimate (R) Ability
675
0
Swain's Passive
Swain unleashes a nova of soulfire, dealing a minimum of 100 / 150 / 200 (+50% of ability power) magic damage to all nearby enemies, plus 75% of the health Swain drained during Demonic Ascension. Demonflare's damage is capped at 200 / 300 / 400 (+100% of ability power).

Demonflare is automatically cast at the end of the Demonic Ascension duration, which can be ended early by recasting the ability.

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