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Galio Counter Stats

Galio Counters
Middle Lane
Ranked #57 out of 59 in Mid Discover all Mid champions who counter Galio. Use our statistics and learn how to counter Galio in League of Legends and win in Champion Select! Galio Data for all roles taken from 82,462 matches.
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Middle Lane (77%) Galio Middle Lane Counters: 63,180 matches, 61 counter champions

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Tips Against Galio in Middle Lane Tips Provided by MOBAFire Guide Authors

Polarshift says “Not too much of a threat. Hes melee, you are quite good at escaping when you're not cc'd and you can dodge all of his abilities. Be careful of his taunt, because its an excellent tool to set up a gank. With a bit of magic resist he should never be able to kill you.”
Drewmatth Taliyah says “MELEE = PUSH EARLY (LEVELS 1-2) - CARE FOR GANKS! (SPAM Q'S TILL 50-60% MANA). Corrupting due to his Q poke and because it's practically impossible to nuke him down in a single burst. We need all the sustain we can get. Play with cleanse if the setup with their jungler is too strong (Heca/Galio for example). Galio provides lots of CC but it is fairly predictable. I would play with Ignite but would stay safe on lane and focus more on ganks. Beware! Everytime you gank there might be a Galio ult popping up on your target location (their ADC most of the times), so every time you roam consider it that it will be a 3v3 (unless you finish the job quickly). Play according to that fact.”
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eiensiei says “Won't kill him, but he can't really kill me either since they've nerfed him and he can no longer W+Flash. Farm fest, but Lux has the potential to be more useful late game picking off enemies.”
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Sylvan Lore says “The new gallo is really strong against almost all squishy mid lane champions. He can go nearly full damage with just a rod of ages and we will be both tanky and bursty. Above all else, his rank reception is superb and if his jungler ever comes, they will definitely clean you up. He will also easily outroam you and effect the map very well with his ult. You can match his push pretty well, just make sure he never lands his E->Passive->Q combo on you in lane or you will lose 50-70% of your hp. You can bully him if you are careful about dodging that ability. Recommend: Barrier or Cleanse and Dmg Build with Liandry's Torment as your second main item and Banshee Veil third if he is strong/ahead. ”
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PlayCabex says “You can't kill him and neither does he , because of his stupid magic resist shield which takes no dmg , aslo he is probably going to buy abyssal mask aswell , just farm and poke against him and ask your jungler for a gank”
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PlayCabex says “if you manage to kill him before his first item (probably abyssal mask) then you can bully him in lane, otherwise you wont do dmg to him”
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sweodigaming says “Just try to farm in this lane, there is no idea trying to kill him, he is strong against mages and very tanky in general. Try to roam for kills.”
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Twitch.Tv-LimitBreaker88 says “Dodge his Qs and he's done for. The only thing to lookout for is his gank setup with his jungler, otherwise you can do whatever you want. You are the best bird in League”
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Scyrine says “hard matchup but still winnable. Galio's usually engage with their dash. Don't waste your abilities trying to trade him, wait for his engage and E back. Try to be on the lookout for his taunt, and even if he does taunt you in the beginning you should just keep attacking instead of running away.”
Yasukeh says “Galio is definitely much harder after his recent changes. he can very easily 100-0 you and overall outtrade you from early on. If you go on him early when he has all cooldowns up, he will win the trade. Wait for him to use his Q to farm or harrass and then jump on him. When you are going out from a trade, his charge is much faster than your spin now, so you have to spin much earlier in the animation to dodge it. ”
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Yeager says “Start corrupting potion. You can abuse him early with auto attacks combined with the active from the potion. Later on he becomes too tanky for you to kill, so you should avoid any interaction with him. Just stay safe and look for good roams. ”
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Fuzzmonkey says “This match up is mainly based on reactions but LeBlanc does still struggle against Galio because he is an anti-mage champion. If Galio can taunt Leblanc when she W's in, he will win the trades. If Galio can't do this, you should be able to get a free trade onto him if you dodge his charge.”
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Dr Eggmund says “Gosh Galio is annoying, a lot of CC in his kit and damage output can mean bye bye to Vladimir, however he is a melee champion so poke with Q as much as possible in lane and if he doesn't build any kind of magic resist early PUNISH HIM. Build Protobelt and get a magic penetration item like Void Staff or Liandry's to burst through this man. See how the lane play's out experience with a few Q's and E's to see if you can all in him later.”
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Glasletter says “Laughable matchup. He can't do anything without his taunt landing and it slows him for easy bindings.”
Fuzzmonkey says “Another AP counter, save your E until he decides to charge in so he can't taunt you. Other than that, poke him constantly and wait till level 6 to all in him.”
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Aegox says “You can't do much against tanks, just try to poke him a ton but his attacks will do a lot of damage.”
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Reason97 says “Galio doesn't seem all that intimidating in a 1v1 because, for the most part, he isn't, but he's very tanky, making him hard to burst in turn. Focus more on keeping him low and scared than trying to kill him, and try to be ready to wall block him or run if you see him winding up for his charge engage. you beat him in range, but if he CAN get into your face, he has the potential to chunk you for decent damage. At 6, your all in is better than his, but when laning phase is over, always keep in mind he can be at any of his teammates sides at ANY point, never assume you and an enemy are caught out in a 1v1 with eachother, cause he'll be there to turn the fight before you know it.”
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Eoba says “This matchup you just rush tiamat and mobis and roam. Aftershock won't allow you to kill him in lane. He'll most likely build 2 dorans and seekers as well.”
RedFire2055 says “Anti-Mage Bruiser , he can hold your burst dmg but you can harass him with spells and AA. he is a lot vulnerable to AutoAttacks. ”
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IncursioOCE says “Makes you unable to roam, impossible to kill. I ban this champion permanently.”
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Hullos says “Anti-mage that out damages you early and out roams you. Best chance is to poke him out but be careful his engage is good. Take TP to keep farm high and scale. ”
Impossible2Gank says “Once you get 2 doran's rings and put in an extra point or 2 in E you can take him out easily once you dodge his engage and Q in to auto for the slow and finish with E.”
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ShadowSlayerMain says “Avoid his W and E, try not to get poked by his Q and Passive”
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BloooodTV says “D-Blade He will go aftershock or DH, beat you in trades, have amazing gank setup, outroam you, and out team fight you. Basically you just lose very hard. Take Conq.”
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I count to seven says “The laning against him is easy, bu t until you won't have MP you don't deal much damage”
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LunarVortex says “Your spellshield counters his entire kit pretty hard. He is also an easy Q target because of how telegraphed his dash is. He will try to push you in and roam. Warn your botlane in advance. Try to be wherever he tries to go and countergank him since your Q and E shut him down rather hard.”
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crabbix says “VERY difficult lane, you have no kill pressure and he matches your roams after level 6. Try to ignore him and focus down squishies.”
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Akali187 says “Galio hard counters you especially if the galio know how to play against you. Galio's E and W can counter your E and W. ”
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Shazzaam says “Cull start with Future's Market. Just dodge his E since he deals a lot of damage with his E-W-Q-Passive AA.”
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Coldsong says “Galio has always been an easy matchup for Talon, due to the fact that he is only tanky against AP. But after they removed his Flash + Taunt combo, it got even easier. His ult however is still decent at counteracting your roams, so be careful when he ults.”
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Fadedreformed says “Even matchup , he can be quite annoying at fights since he can just shield everyone. You can win him 1 v 1 after some items or if he uses his aftershock”
DaggerTV_ says “Galio will be a major threat from the start. Do not atemp to fight him , try to roam and farm. This is one if not the worse matchup ”
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Friku says “hes ez for me But Some of you struggle so much PLay safe and roam dont forget to back first so you can push and roam with no threats”
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economistastonks says “He is supposed to be tanky, but Pyke rips him a part. The only thing here is that you can't take his Q damage, but it is quite easy to step away from it. ”
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Chiefsnake says “Just stay as far away from him as you can where you can still poke him with W. Avoid his engage because if you get hit by his knockup and taunt you'll take a large chunk of damage and possibly die to a gank”
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OmaHeinz says “Pre 6 strong all in, danger disappears over time.”
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xXkillercrackXx says “Tanky, has tons of waveclear, has CC, and can match your roams while giving a team mate damage reduction. Pretty hard match up. Farm the best you can and try to net your ADC some kills early on so they can hopefully deal with galio later.”
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elnino9 says “Close to an unplayable lane but managable. He has no serious kill pressure unless you mess up somewhere, other than that you both just sit back and farm. If he gets a gank, immediately try to shunpo away. Ganks are you worst enemy in this matchup because Galio is a great setup for a gank with his taunt. He has a free magic shield, don't hard poke him. Focus on farming and being in a safe distance. You CAN kill him early on if he takes too much minion aggro because galio mains get cocky and play very aggressive against a Katarina. Fight him with Q dagger setup on minion, then EW, E out. Do this when he just used taunt or just used his passive auto attack so he doesn't trade back for a lot.”
SkellyBirb says “Galio is an anti-mage, but he'll struggle to keep up with your roaming, poke, and burst. Just be careful of his dash, as the combo that follows can deal a lot of damage.”
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laoshin3v3 says “Galio is bad at the meta, try to outroam him and poke when he trys to farm”
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Veralion says “HoB/DH/beads. Galio has been significantly buffed recently and is now a bit of a pain. His Q poke hurts now and his punch is much faster and will catch you if you slack with your positioning for a fraction of a second. You can still move out of the way with your W up, but you’ve gotta be quick. Never let him taunt you. If he walks up and lands a taunt into a full combo, you’ll be chunked down to one third from full. If he punches and falls just short he will probably spam and land taunt, then his Q and passive will still do about a third of your life. Stay the hell away from him until 6 and just farm up under turret. You still can’t poke him down easily, so just prioritize farm and wait for a gank. You can handle getting nicked by his Q here and there. He’s heavily incentivized to build full AP now, so he’ll squish with a little bit of help. Once you have your ult, you can kick his ass by baiting his punch and immuning his follow up taunt. Be mindful if you go for a roam that he doesn’t follow, ult the fight, and ruin your team. ”
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Tauricus2017 says “His Q is very powerful zoning ability that you don't want to get into. Try to bait his E and then dśidestep it from the sides. Engage right after with all your tools. Don't forget to ping your team when he achieves level 6 to warn them from possible engages.”
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OOBLEXX says “Galio has a fair bit of MR which isn't great for Akali who does mostly magic damage. ”
DabiDabi says “Hardest match up I've had yet. His sustain, and trade is better than yours. He'll tank your damage. Play safe and try to not get taunted and get poked by his Q too much. ”
Unishamaani says “You counter AP assassins and have a favorable match up against mages. some AD assassins have trouble against you like Zed. Just try to not pick Galio into bruisers. ”
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Filosh says “Well, he has a roam potential like you, and his MR is very annoying.”
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Grimkyle says “Galio is one of the best counters to fizz at the moment I recommend starting W into him and have him shove u into tower getting as much cs you can at level 3 with corrupting pots active plus your ignite you can look to all in him or ask your jungler to help because if the galio knows what he's doing he probably has tp so not only does he have a global ult but also a global spell ”
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BCota says “Farming lane, you can kill him but it will take ages you will be level 8 before you even get close to it. Good matchup in the sense that you can scale from permafarming ”
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M.P.C says “Dodge his attacks, focus on CS'ing and poke him with your E if possible.”
RezoneVerified says “Easy to land bombs on/disengage from.”
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Haywyre says “You want to really play this lane safely. Actively punish him with q's to break his passive barrier. You always wanna fight him with your jg. Dodge his CC with your shunpo.”
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Poppi Sama says “Can easily all in you with his knock up taunt combo, following with his ground pound that will easily burst you down. Continuously poke with Q, because of the true damage on the orbs way back.”
Frixen says “Nothing you can do in lane against him, but he can't do much against you either if you keep safe distance and auto-space well. You can try poking him, but he is the ultimate anti-mage so I doubt that'd work out too well as he is often fairly tanky. Get Cleanse and he will never be able to do anything against you. Out of the lane you have much more pressure and splitpush opportunity.”
lessbedone says “Get Cutdown. Use Conq/Pta.”
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K3y5 says “You can't kill him without getting two successful ganks. Don't bother poking with Q because his Q does more damge. His Auto - Q does more than your whole combo. If you jump on him, he will taunt and knock up.”
Melyn says “Galio is similar to Blitzcrank in that you can win slowly but lose very fast. In most situations, if he CCs you, you're dead. Poke him down as much as possible (with E since it's such long range, backing off when it's on CD) and don't get baited by his aftershock's tankiness.”
Melyn says “Galio is a fairly tough matchup. He can be hard to poke out of lane and his combo can be devastating, especially when coupled with a jungler. I recommend trying to push him to turret. This will help you get gold, discourage roaming, and it will be difficult for him to kill you since he must use abilities for farm.”
TheCatOfCheshire says “He got great dmg, and even if you hit all your spells, you don't have enough mana to kill him, he got great roaming and a good wave clear. But it's a melee so poke him with AA in early, you can even buy a doran blade as first item for that.”
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GnarZing says “Take Conqueror or Lethal Tempo. His knock-up is easily avoided with your E. Trades are free if his knock-up is down. You can stun him if he is charging his ult. ”
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Yuki H. says “Gets fairly tanky late, but once again his dueling potential isn't as great against any AD champs due to his magic damage shield. From early on, try to stay with the caster minions to force his Q out to shove the wave into you. Your passive and Q allows for very easy last hits under tower from level 1. Make sure to poke him a good amount with abilities, and possibly all in him at level 5 or 6 (before he gets too tanky). If he takes aftershock, make sure to dodge his knock up and taunt.”
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Big Shawn says “Galio is a good champ versus Mages and other classes which base on Ability Power. Ekko can do fine against Galio, but he will be able to apply more pressure towards you as he gains the Magic Resist Shield through the passive of his W-Ability, which makes him slightly tankier. Therefore it is crucial that you poke him with your Q-Ability, and importantly bait his taunt. You never know where his jungler might be. Therefore it would be wise to ask your jungler to gank.”
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Snow Day Zoe says “He is a mage counter. play safe, no kill lane.”
KYRiEz says “He is a harder matchup than most since his AOE stun can be hard to dodge in the early game”
Cherryheaded says “Extremely dangerous, unable to trade with him at all. Try to farm and get items before fighting.”
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Top69Concepts says “Too tanky for akali try to fight when getting a gank.”
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Kaali says “The only "struggle" is that he's tanky. Galio's kit is very predictable and can easily be avoided / played against in lane. Don't underestimate his team-fight potential though. ”
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xtrinity01x says “Lol easy lane, shield his stuff”
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ThatOneKatMain says “He can't really kill you in lane if you dodge his e with yours and just farm with q you will be fine but you can't really roam post 6 as he will just follow with his r and mess your whole roam up. Spam ping if he's missing post 6 and just outscale him. Wait for him to use his cc before going in in a teamfight since he wont have any way of peeling for his adc.”
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IEnjoyPlaying says “This is not a nice Guy and he will give you a hard Laning Face”
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Brentonlop says “He has lots of MR and a magic sheild. It will be hard to kill him because of his tankiness but he can't kill you either. Roam or ask jungler for ganks.”
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TheWindWalker says “Look to roam when you have priority”
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Dzsuz says “Annoying to play against because he is too tanky so you cant 1 hit him so you should roam or ask for your jungler's help.”
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Zoe Sparklepop says “Hey you like tanks? You like ones that one shot you even in mid game while building tank? Yeah, Galio is one of those You have no chance of killing him in lane usually so your best choice is to roam and hope he doesn't follow so try to vision deny with sweeper and control wards.”
Mpegial says “You won't have an easy or hard time with him but, I wouldn't suggest focusing on galio, rather attack his teamates is probably for the best.”
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SirDrPotato says “More info in the match up section”
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maxtenj says “Galio is pretty nuts into you as hes great into AP matchups and has amazing trading potential. ”
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snukumz says “You are a tank killer with your passive and he is a tank. Keep your distance so he can't jump at you and taunt you. Try to poke him down when he goes to melee hit CS, or combo him when he does that. You can knock him low often with your combo but he's often hard to actually kill because of how tanky he is. Ask your jungler to help kill him since he's fairly easy to kill with some help.”
MrMoonBird says “Galio has a lot of CC and can get really tanky. Your best bet is to play it safe, poking him with your Q, and ask your jungler to help you.”
1256 says “if not for gank setup id put him in 1, easy matchup for kassadin you straightup outscale he sucks pp but is VERY strong in setting ganks up for jg, you win that later into game fleet+dom”
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GrayRiver says “Toughest Matchups Pain in the ass in Challenger... ”
Defensivity1 says “Stronger in lane and can press R to match your roams shielding himself and knocking you up makes your ultimate risky if you want to make plays.”
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AZIR MEN says “Tanky and deals a lot of damage. Just respect him a lot. Take Conq or Lethal Tempo”
fwii says “Avoid his Q when farming and poke with your W. Don't commit for trades against AP Galio, he will one shot you. ”
Pentakai says “Farm until level 6 and avoid his E, as he will full combo you upon hitting that. You outscale him.”
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LightningTemplar says “Conqueror setup. Doran's Blade start. CS with Q or W+E. Do short trades with W+E+Q. Play off his cooldowns, especially on his W. Ask jungler for help. You will struggly killing him solo, but so will he should you play somewhat safe. His shield only blocks magic damage, good thing considering Zed does none (besides a little from Scorch and his passive), so ignore it. ”
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VeneficusFerox says “If you follow this build, you will have enough mobility to run out of his ult range when you see it coming. The only down side is that you won't be able to kill him 1v1.”
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Middsa says “he can be a problem for every AP midlaner.”
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only yasuo play says “He has really good damage and pressure levels 1, 2, and 3. Most Galios will push wave early to pressure you under your tower. Make sure wave doesn't crash into your tower and try to all in if you windwall his q. Note: Galio does a deceptively large amount of damage.”
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SicKitty says “so this guy has come mid once before so figurd ill add it but honestly is relly easy to kite with decnt hit box making skill shots more easy.”
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Art1val says “You don't really see him mid anymore, but I will include him anyways. You can't really all in him as he has that magic shield, but you can't die to his all in either.”
Ekko Rush B Guides says “Fighting Galio is utterly useless. He is WAY too tanky for you, because not only he has damage reduction, but also his AP Shield. Trading is a joke, because when you dash on him you will always swallow his whole combo once he hits you with his taunt. Not only that, but his ult is also a really good tool to counter your roams.”
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lRusu says “laning against him is difficult, look to roam”
KataFlix says “Galio is the biggest threat on Katarina, not only he builds to be tanky he can CC Katarina for a long duration, beware of his Taunt and knock up by dodging it with your E and try to poke him early game, on late game you will need a partner in order to kill him”
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Hyu Mungus says “Not exactly difficult to lane vs but can just destroy your teamfight as his ult shields everyone from your ult burst. Try to wait till he ults before all inning in a team fight.”
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panger 174 says “si es duo con el jungla juga safe pero no te deberia poder matar, si sos capo le cancelas r (elec/libro)”
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Axelote says “The only moment you can win this match-up, is by getting level 2 or 3 faster, and going all in with ignite to kill him. Don't force fights outside this window, he will always win.”
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Gageowago says “(This is still a matchup that I am not too familiar with since he is not picked often, but there are a few tips I can give.) Try and keep your distance from him in lane, and don't waste too many spells on him because of his passive magic shield. If he steps up to you mirror his movements by backing up. If Galio manages to hit his knockup on you then you are about to lose a lot of health from his combo. After he chunks you back up immediately instead of going for a trade because his aftershock will absorb a lot of your combo. Try and keep away from minions to avoid Galio's poke damage. Another thing to remember is that Galio cannot flash taunt you anymore, so do not flash if he's channeling his taunt far away from you.”
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Debonair Karma says “You'll probably lose against him early. He does a lot of damage and doesn't take any back. He can't do anything late game though. Take teleport/ignite”
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Noodles912 says “Easy lane. Play chicken till level 6, then use your ult to dodge his justice punch. Q when he Qs, and stay away from minions when he has passive. Poke him safely, and smoothly outscale him.”
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Ignix0 says “Don't underestimate this guy. keep your distance from his e range. You should win this lane.”
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Papapostolou says “I suggest you to dodge. This guy destroys you, but there is a chance. Don't try to poke him, he is gonna win every trade so you have to stay under tower, if you do well with that, then you can beat him.”
Guide to the Vlad God Patch 10.12 by Papapostolou | Vladimir Player
MukHa ng Midlane says “Play Safe. When You can play aggressive only lvl 1.”
Kled Mid(Electocute)!!! by MukHa ng Midlane | Kled Player
Lil Tidepod says “Galio is really someone you can't kill until late game. His magic damage shield is pretty much a big screw you to any mage. The only advantage you have here is he has to get close to do any damage. You can kite him fairly easily. Be careful of his flash taunt, as it will screw you over for sure, and cause the trade to go in his favor. He might even be able to CC you long enough to kill you if he hits the taunt.”
Sanctuar says “Playing against Galio, keep a few things in mind: First, always punish him for lasthitting due to him being a melee champion, and second, have your E ready to keep your distance from him, should he try to engage with his E. Past 6, his ultimate allows him for quick engages on other lanes, but for that he still needs to get in range. Keep the river areas or jungle entrances warded and follow up if needed. Wit's End has seen major success in this particular matchup, combined with Conqueror. Otherwise use Rylai's or Twin Shadows to keep the distance.”
A Swamp Master's guide by Sanctuar | Kennen Player
Capparelli says “NIGHTMARE of a lane you can dash onto him without getting knocked up up, his taunt will cancel your canopy, he can match your roam at 6, pray your jungle knows to gank if he uses his E, get Hexdrinker if you start to fall behind and Tiamat if you plan to just try and roam”
Qiyana In-Depth Guide by Capparelli | Qiyana Player
JacWilly says “fairly tanky, dont w into him when he has his w, can do surprising amount of damage and has good roams, but you will out damage him”
A Real Zed Guide + Matchups by JacWilly | Zed Player
BigBushMan says “ Ok, Galio is one of the harder counters to Xerath becuase his passive gives him a magic shield and is not on a long cd, along with his ability to engage onto you. Just use the range advantage and try to poke him out if possible. ”
Low Elo Xerath Guide by BigBushMan | Xerath Player
LuxTheGreyWarden says “Read below in the matchup section for more info!”
[10.10]And They Said I Lacked Balance, Ha!: Luxeøn Style by LuxTheGreyWarden | Syndra Player
serruh says “honestly since riot removed flash + w this champion is just very underwhelming. sure he can be annoying sometimes and tank a lot of your dmg with his reduction and potentially even out trade you early, but you can play around it 99% of the time and scale for free. much bigger issue when it comes to teamfights, maybe look to get banshee. also mercs help.”
[10.10] Ryze MID Guide & Matchups by serruh | Ryze Player
Noodles912 says “He is just annoying. He has a magic shield and is tanky with tons of cc. You only can sit mid and farm all game. He roams way better than you. When looking for a burst trade, use E to dodge his dive, but its not a bad idea to dodge the taunt. PTA is a must. Ask for ganks if possible.”
BabyTwisty says “You can play pretty aggressive lvl 1 but back off a bit when he hits lvl 2. Don't roam a lot post 6 due to his ult but try to roam early. Try to get your jungler to gank early due to him getting melted by AD champions, if your jungler is ap than you have to hit your stun to win the 1v2.”
A Silver Ekko guide by BabyTwisty | Ekko Player
1Recycle Bin1 says “Anti-mage, a bit annoying to deal with, try dodging his W,don't get hit by his Q, and watch out from his passive”
1Recycle Bin1 | Only Fools Hesitate!【10.8】 by 1Recycle Bin1 | Katarina Player
Loki029 says “Spirit visage and dervishblade to free under his ult and silence him to free your team”
Loki029 says “100% Win Chance Vs Galio. At least I had, Just dodge his Abilities, use W for everything, Your Silence destroys him completly. ”
PrettyPinkPutin says “Galio is a joke as much as Corki is, you can R at anytime during his W channel to forcefully cancel it and avoid it, other than that you can freely hit him, he barely does anything but deal damage.”
Season fucking 10 half assed Camille "Guide" by PrettyPinkPutin | Camille Player
Sanimal says “He has ways to cancel your abilities. He can outtrade you easily. Can ult to save enemies you catch.”
Nunu Mid by Sanimal | Nunu & Willump Player
DontRageItsOk says “Not much you can do in this lane but try to hold waves so your jungler can come. Level 6 he matches your roams and gives teammates a magic shield negating a lot of your damage. I recommend dodging if you see this pick.”
[Season 10] Katarina Guide 10.8 by DontRageItsOk | Katarina Player
LBmyBB says “Too tanky. You will not be able to take him down most of the time without help from your jungler.”
LeBlanc - Maximum Efficiency by LBmyBB | LeBlanc Player
Sloyr says “Pratically unkillable, his damage are high and he's really tanky. You can't trade him so you have to roam bot and wait for teamights, always try to dodge his taunt.”
Carry your allies to the victory by Sloyr | Katarina Player
Yas Yasu Yasuo says “Tanks, pain in the ass. Call jungle ganks for easy kills. He does a lot of damage even though he has no AP items, so imagine him going full AP. His taunt is the problem and you might want to take TP to follow up his roam.”
G7_Zeke says “He has built in MR, great poke ”
Insane Off-Meta Akali Guide by G7_Zeke | Akali Player
Gogicha55 says “You can kill him early really easily but his teamfighting is much better and can match your roams, just try to kill him early and get your laners ahead”
Small And Simple Talon Guide by Gogicha55 | Talon Player
ekkologix says “whenever you go for it he Stuns you and wintrade easy , u can wait for him to be agressive dodge his w or e with your e then try to wintrade .”
In-Depth Ekko Build Guide!! { Mid/Jg/Top } by ekkologix | Ekko Player
8wolf says “Don't let him get close. His short range make him a good target for poke and you can zone him out and deny him cs. Careful if he tries to engage. He's very tanky and you probably won't kill him, so just farm up and try not to die.”
Daedralus says “I put him on level 1 difficulty but do not underestimate his damage of course! If you consistently get hit by his E Q AA combo, he will get you eventually if he trades without you being able to life steal. This is an unlikely scenario however as you will surely be able to bite him after his dash, but it is ganks you must watch after as his initiation if on target is deadly. But considering that he doesnt even have an ultimate that can be used against you in all situations and that you can also prevent him from using it with E or R (dunno if you can follow him with Q but that would be dope) kinda limits his plays. He simply doesn`t do enough damage in a certain amount of time to kill you, thus difficulty 1.”
[S10] Hybrid AP Warwick [One-Shots + Full Heals Mid/Top/Jung by Daedralus | Warwick Player
Tehqo says “Tanky. You don't want him to land his dash. Other than that, relatively easy lane. He might be prone to roaming with his ult, so try to either push lane or countergank.”
NebuIa says “Galio should be easy to deal with, but his jungler will probably try to camp you. Just try to stay back and avoid his E. He shouldn't ever be able to kill you. If the enemy jungler is scary consider cleanse, and maybe phase rush to help run from him.”
In-Depth Challenger Zoe Main Guide by NebuIa | Zoe Player
Dgraider says “You should be winning every trade into him”
Rumbling in the 90s by Dgraider | Rumble Player
LightningDeceptigon says “He's tanky and has a decent amount of burst. Be careful of his engages with E and then his taunt. His kit gives him a magic damage shield, making it even harder to kill him. Avoid short trades, play safe in lane early, and wait for mid to late game to 1v1 him as you are far stronger in long engages.”
Mid Lane Cassiopeia Guide by LightningDeceptigon | Cassiopeia Player
cobbzy says “Mostly looking to all in when his abilities are down, he is a tanky boy so make sure to punish him when he makes a mistake. Otherwise, look for jungler help whenever you can. ”
Understanding Katarina: A Full Guide [10.4] by cobbzy | Katarina Player
sekkondsEU says “Counters you in lane and in teamfights. You cant kill him but he surely can kill you. Take tp, make plays elsewhere.”
stupid katarina says “(W + E + R) Don't step into his E or W and you are fine. He's a melee champion so he's pretty easy to beat.”
(10.2 PATCH) LULU MID/TOP FUNNEL BUILD by stupid katarina | Lulu Player
OhReflects says “Dodge his knockup and you'll be fine just keep bursting him down. Try to build some magic pen early for his passive.”
[10.2] Katarina: The Blade Queen by OhReflects | Katarina Player
LONERlSM says “Legit impossible to kill and has decent damage. Galio is just a farm lane look to out scale him and keep up with levels , what ever you do, please do not fight him he will win all trades. If your team comp is full ap Dodge because it will be tough for you to carry games.”
Karthus Mid lane in Season 10 by LONERlSM | Karthus Player
oscarlotus says “He can out trade you even if you got ultimate. This is a perma ban.”
Unranked Fizz Guide by oscarlotus | Fizz Player
SrAlex-kun says “Si ganas a Galio eres Jesus, basicamente con su pasiva te destruye asi que intenta SOLO farmear, solo pegate contra el cuando el jungla te gankee y tengas vida, no te tires sin vida -_-”
Guia Ekko HyperMamadisima by SrAlex-kun | Ekko Player
Mrsfizzlesbus says “You cant kill this man”
FIZZ RUNES AND GUIDE 73% WINRATE [SEASON 10] by Mrsfizzlesbus | Fizz Player
Braddik says “post 6 you kill him, before that if he lands an e he'll 1 shot you so watch out. his poke is also annoying”
CHAD KASSADIN 1V9 GUIDE by Braddik | Kassadin Player
Shounate says “You can beat tank galio but ap galio have more damage than you may think”
Fiora - A tank sword master by Shounate | Fiora Player
Mortal333 says “Has a spellshield,a dash, a high damage and long range ability , good to roam. High CC”
|META BUILD| A good Build/Masteries to use on Ranked Games by Mortal333 | Veigar Player
Lasoor says “[Top] Requires a lot of harassing to keep him from killing you. He wins most short-fights early game while you win the long fights. So try to dodge his skill shots and consistently poke him down.”
spark2 says “Galio will build MR against you, so if you don't kill him early you can basically ignore this lane. Ping that he's missing the instant he is gone for more than 3 seconds, since his ulting to other lanes can be devastating.”
[9.23] Sekkonds (Mid AP Ekko) by spark2 | Ekko Player
Cloud375 says “He isn't that big of a deal. Just play this lane safely, dodge his abilities when you can and it should be ok. Make sure to ping though every time he disappears from his lane, ESPECIALLY AFTER HE HITS LEVEL 6. Any time after he hits level 6 and he isn't in lane, immediately ping MIA! His ult is a high-priority threat!”
For the risks, an AP Sona Mid Guide by Cloud375 | Sona Player
IceBite says “Doge his E and you are fine. he will R your borlane so try to follow him. You can outscale him.”
[Season 10] Master Katarina Guide by IceBite | Katarina Player
Sneaky boi says “It will be hard for him to kill but it'll also be hard for you. Farm and dodge Q. Be carefull if the jungler has hard CC, because galio also has it.”
SirZeros says “So the reworked Galio is a bit stronger against you, due to him beeing kind of tanky. The good thing about him, is that it's predictable when he wants to engage on you, so abuse this to land a stun if possible. Otherwhise just try to poke him with your Meeps and try to dodge his E at all costs.”
Tchouvline says “Recent changes to Galio made him an Even threat (from Minor) for Fiddlesticks. Playing safe, warding and calling jungler will be necessary.”
[9.21] Middlesticks, a genius pick ! (including matchups !) by Tchouvline | Fiddlesticks Player
Flakees says “You wont kill him. Period. Go get fed in other lanes.”
Freelo with the fish by Flakees | Fizz Player
Euphoric Toaster says “Really easy lane early on, you get to poke and deny him a lot and set him behind pretty far. After 6 you get a much bigger power spike because his Ult is a team reliant Ult. This matchup would be even easier if it weren't a couple of things. First if he goes Mercury Tread + Rod of Ages Or full tank, you will be unable to kill him ever and it will turn into just a farm lane. Secondly, if they have a dive jungler (like Jarvan IV) his ult can be deadly.”
[9.21] S8/S9 Diamond - Midlane Heimerdinger - In-Depth Guide by Euphoric Toaster | Heimerdinger Player
Her0mars says “he actually has a surpising amount of damage and can cancel your E before you even land. I would call this a skill matchup tbh”
Her0mars's Diamond Zac Jungle Guide by Her0mars | Zac Player
ineptpineapple says “He is an anti-mage but you can still kite away from him fairly easily make sure you avoid his taunt tho and don't underestimate his dmg.”
Akali Top S9 by ineptpineapple | Akali Player
thirstycamel82 says “Galio is a hard tank matchup, recommend that you always take conqueror against him”
Akali The unbalanced nightmare guide S10 by thirstycamel82 | Akali Player
J Husky says “He is made to counter AP damage, so he will be hard to kill. Try to abuse him in early and get kills, because you won't have that opportunity later.”
Vladimir - Exploiting the potential by J Husky | Vladimir Player
SeeEl says “Most melee matchups are just way too favourable to even bother going into specifics. Use your common sense, and just watch for flash taunt + gank.”
-- by SeeEl | Orianna Player
Fox1ne says “Galio is good match up for you,as an otp i can say that you will be fine buying a liandry's. Until then the laning phase is towards your hand cause of the fact that galio is getting harassed 24/7 in pre 6. So its going to be hard for him to survive the laning phase especially with ignite.”
Fox1ne | #5 Ahri world otp | Art of mid lane by Fox1ne | Ahri Player
Zeyan says “Good luck fighting the magic resist wall as a ap assassin. Might want to dodge if you see this one.”
Bronze Trashcan Katarina Guide by Zeyan | Katarina Player
Joker009NL says “Galio can easily lock you down for a few seconds when you are trying to initiate ”
My first guide| Pyke guide | Mid & Supp by Joker009NL | Pyke Player
deixa akali open says “Very high CC and enough damage to kill when you are with half of your life”
Akali MID/TOP[9.18] (STOMPS GOLD/PLATINUM) - Let Akali Open! by deixa akali open | Akali Player
AwesomeTeddyBear says “He can be outplayed but his cc and mr is hard to deal with.”
The best Ekko guide. by AwesomeTeddyBear | Ekko Player
FromTopToGank says “Dodge his skills then poke repeat”
Shensei Ultimate Guides[S9] by FromTopToGank | Shen Player
Vispectra says “I've rarely seem him mid recently but even when he is mid , he's so slow and clunky honestly you'll be fine. You can cancel his R with your Q and generally you have to be really aggro to be caught by him and lose a trade. Just poke with Q and take it easy.”
Massadin Guide season 9 for mid lane! (9.17) by Vispectra | Kassadin Player
nayo says “if he lands all his combos theres a chance he will body the fuck outta you but if you can dodge and land your combo you can win most of the time”
mids the holy land by nayo | Kled Player
quinniston says “Avoid his Q and you're good, gets tanky though ”
kilgta says “he roams a ton but you poke him hard early and he famrs under tower. Their comp also usually lack damage. Start sapphire.”
[9.14]Easy way to higher elo by kilgta | Malzahar Player
MechaaZero says “His magic shield is pretty annoying but you can still do a solid amount of damage to him. He cautious of the amount of damage that his Q can do, because if he gets you low, the chance of him flash-taunting you is high.”
[8.24] Zoe - Penetrate their Souls [320k Mastery] by MechaaZero | Zoe Player
CC Diana says “Galio is an interesting matchup. All of Galio's abilities scale with AP which makes it likely for him to build it instead of MR. Assuming he builds AP, you should be able to 1v1 him once you hit 6 since he won't have the health to survive your burst. Be aware that given the nature of Galio's abilities, he may go Abyssal Mask for a first item and it's at this point where you'll want to call your jungler for help. Make sure you take TP for this matchup because he can outroam you hard with his ult so you'll want to be able to follow up when appropriate.”
maplecat21 says “Before he was gutted and became a support, he had lane pressure on you but got outscaled. After that, he lost his lane pressure. I'll be adjusting his threat rating as people play the recently changed version, but I doubt he has any pressure now.”
Eternal Winter - Controlling the Game through Waveclear by maplecat21 | Anivia Player
HAMMERSLAYER says “A strong jungler with a lot of CC, he has a good and relatively fast clear, he will gank any moderatly extended lanes without much effort while trying to be a supportive jungler with quite a bit of damage for his team.”
MadMaster523 says “Galio is just like every other tank out there. He's going to be a pain early game, but you'll eventually be able to split push him to death since he's probably going to be opting for a tank build and gnar loves shredding tanks.”
(Season 9) Gnar, The Chad Yordle by MadMaster523 | Gnar Player
The Jhin Cena says “YOU MUST ALWAYS BAN THE GALIO! He is a highly played champion in Twisted Treeline, and unless you are lucky that he is trash, you will have a very difficult lane. He is super super tanky and yet can manage to kill you in seconds when he gets fed. You can hardly even farm passively because his Q will leave you behind your turret spam pinging for a gank. Not only that, but his ult can especially screw you over on this map. An example is if you are about to kill a squishy like Vayne with your E and Flash down, Galio can fly out of nowhere and by then you're dead. As a melee there is not much you can do when laning against a Galio and you should probably request to trade lanes.”
Snowballing Mid Lane / Jungle / TT Fizz: In Depth Guide by The Jhin Cena | Fizz Player
Flipps says “Hard matchup for laning phase, if you get help of a jungler you might be able to catch his off guard. Play safe into this matchup.”
Cassiopeia Guide by Flipps | Cassiopeia Player
TotallySugoi says “He isn't too bad, just try to stay out of his Q as it does a very surprising amount of damage. Build void staff if he goes mercs / other magic resist.”
Lux Midlane, The Queen of Burst by TotallySugoi | Lux Player
BenLegend443 says “You do more damage than he does. Walk up to him and drop everything but your ult and you'll probably win unless he's a god.”
Karthus Guide: Feel the frailty of life by BenLegend443 | Karthus Player
Puppeteer_TH says “During team fight, Facing 'full tank' Galio might not be a good idea especially if he goes for armors. This build didn't include armor penetration or Infinity Edge to help you melt down his health bar but It should be okay if you're 1 on 1.”
[Off meta] The survival kit by Puppeteer_TH | Yasuo Player
Yenwai says “his CC and magic resistance makes him hard to deal with alone, but his global R and ability to interrupt your R with his taunt make him a hard lane, like Kassadin avoid him and let your team fight him, your silence will NOT end his shield of durand ability FYI.”
What i've learned from getting M7 on Malzahar by Yenwai | Malzahar Player
ParkChnm says “Just stay back and poke him down. Shouldn't be too hard of a matchup.”
[9.11] Best Xerath in Silver Guide by ParkChnm | Xerath Player
BL00dY3nD says “Not a easy lane. You cant kill him and he cant kill you. Just a boring lane. If he gets abyssal mask it will be impossible to kill him. Ask you jungler for ganks. if you kill him before he gets his first item you might bully him out of the lane.”
Electrocute Vladimir [V9.11] by BL00dY3nD | Vladimir Player
Bughans says “Yikes. Good luck with this shit, you can try to poke, but expect him to go all in. Just farm, be safe, ask to be babysat.”
AP RAKAN MID - 100% FOOLPROOF EPIC GUIDE by Bughans | Rakan Player
ParkChnm says “You have the range advantage in this matchup, but since Orianna is immobile Galio can easily get onto you and kill you, especially if he goes full damage.”
[9.11] Beginner's Guide to Orianna by ParkChnm | Orianna Player
Helnakensbrorsa says “First lane where you can actually kill in lane solo. Just poke with Q and do electrocute trades then back off. At 6 you win harder. ”
Kassawin by Helnakensbrorsa | Kassadin Player
Zee Led says “When playing against galio go in when his taunt is down. If he goes in, you should land your E, W out and use Q for electrocute proc. The problem in this lane is that LeBlanc doesn't have wave clear, but galio does. I recommend banning this champion as LeBlanc or going cleanse. This lane is really hard to win.”
Whisky's LeBlanc Guide for Winners by Zee Led | LeBlanc Player
Best Karth NA says “Hard matchup, as he gets a lot of free mr. Focus on dodging his abilities and watch out for the enemy jungler at all times, as galio is really good at setting up ganks. Poke him when possible and prioritize cs. ”
How to Win Every Game on Karthus by Best Karth NA | Karthus Player
Charon25 says “Assez tanky, mais pas d'autres soucis. Attention à son roam. Si Gragas et Galio dash l'un sur l'autre, les deux sont bump.”
500k MID AP Gragas Guide by Charon25 | Gragas Player
AgreeableOtter says “Dodge W or E with Death Mark and you win the all in. Proc Bone Plating with Q and trade with W E Q afterwards.”
Duelist Zed by AgreeableOtter | Zed Player
Shderen says “Incredible durability against magic damage and also has plenty of roaming potential. If he has Electrocute, expect a tougher lane. If Aftershock, expect to get some farm but never expect to kill him. Ever.”
HerrSolahri says “Good Galios instant Taunt you when you W on them and also lower your DMG with that, but they have to quit the Taunt early so its easy for you to dodge the Galio E. Work with your Team and Double Chain to kill that big Stone.”
[S 9.9] In-Depth Diamond Leblanc Mid Guide by HerrSolahri | LeBlanc Player
Fruxo says “He has CC and can do a ton of damage with his Adc if you are not careful, keep in mind that he has the ability to dash on to you in order to set up a stun, which can lead to your death or your supports death if you aren't careful enough.”
✔️ Killing is my form of Art by Fruxo | Jhin Player
SmokeyEggs says “This boy will fuck you up so bad my god”
This is for you brendan by SmokeyEggs | Kassadin Player
SmokeyEggs says “Tanky af. Trading with him is almost impossible especially with Aftershock. Push and roam, you'll scale better than him.”
Ethereal Ezio says “You probably can't kill Galio, but neither can he, without help. Be out of taunt range and save your W for it just in case. Farm up.”
Season 9 Top FRONT LINE Vladimir by Ethereal Ezio | Vladimir Player
xispy420 says “A lot of CC,a lot of poke thats litteraly hard to play against,if you get ganked,you're dead for sure,poke and pay attention to the map ”
Ready to set the world on fire by xispy420 | Brand Player says “His tankiness from aftershock and CC makes it hard to burst him If you use W>E>Q to harras play passive after the combo since he can E and burst you If he tries to combo you first use W to dodge his dash He will roam”
Zed , The Master Of Shadows by | Zed Player
AzureArmatt says “Galio can't do much damage to you unless you help him with that. Don't stay in his tornado for too long since it deals big damage once you spend enough time in it + don't let him hit you with his charge, if you manage to do this it should be easy match up for you since he's way to slow to catch up to you”
Easy guide for everybody on how to play Ahri by AzureArmatt | Ahri Player
Bestlover says “You cant even dmg him, he is way to tank. Just farm ,push the wave and roam. He cant deal with your pushing and roaming.”
Ekko Guide S9 by Bestlover | Ekko Player
javimc17 says “He can't do nothing against you. Win all trades starting with your E, hitting with your Q and healing with your W when your shield falls.”
[S9] MORDEKAISER MID/TOP by javimc17 | Mordekaiser Player
The Lost Drawing says “Muy facil, pero es algo asi como Dr. Mundo, 'farmea' muy bien y de manera segura con su 'Q' si va perdiendo”
Poppy - La tanque anti-tanques (y adcs si se puede xD) by The Lost Drawing | Poppy Player
BlueMoon01 says “Prioritise pushing the wave quicker than him; avoid getting too close with him [DETAILED MATCHUP INFORMATION BELOW]”
[9.6][AP Mid] Fix Yourself, Mere Human. by BlueMoon01 | Viktor Player
shuckhax123 says “Respect taunt-flashes and he's an easy matchup”
Sivir in the Mid-Lane by shuckhax123 | Sivir Player
BigBoiMusty says “annoying indeed but penetration can make it dealable ( beg for jngl to help btw)”
My Fizz Build by BigBoiMusty | Fizz Player
thedonk says “Galio's kit makes it hard for Leblanc to find damage as well. Try to avoid his dash and taunt. When you W in, Galio might try to taunt you. He doesn't have big damage during laning phase if you dodge all of his abilites. Make sure to tell your team when Galio hits 6 as he can help his teammates.”
[9.6] My Leblanc Guide Of Deceit by thedonk | LeBlanc Player
Jazzmonkey says “Just farm and dont fight him directly”
[9.5 Wukong Guide] Challenger Wukong EUW From zero to hero D by Jazzmonkey | Wukong Player
Louiel says “Leblanc has issues fighting Galio avoid getting taunted on W in.”
A Glorious Guide To LeBlanc by Louiel | LeBlanc Player
kkiskk says “Get MAW first item and you'll be fine. Dodge his Q, it has decent scaling of both AP / HP. Watch out for his engage combo E->W->Q. Try to save your W after his W duration is off, his W gives dmg reduction. Get tiamat second item for lane pressure if his always gank your teammates.”
Top lane Xin Zhao (What? It's still viable?) by kkiskk | Xin Zhao Player
Jenkinsu says “If he hits you, you're probably dead. His CC chain will keep you locked and will leave you with no escape. Try to keep your distance as much as possible”
Lethality Jinx: The Money Lord by Jenkinsu | Jinx Player
Tipurrs says “He's an anti- ap mage. He clears waves faster than you and his poke hurts a lot. He will try to push the lane and impact the map more. Don't fight him because he is tanky and just anti-AP”
Found Him! Patch 9.2 Annie Guide by Tipurrs | Annie Player
apsonalol says “Galio ele é muito forte na rota e se te pegar no E provavelmente vai te matar, tem que tomar muito cuidado com ele, ainda mais quando tiver o W pronto para usar, como ele tem uma vasta quantidade de proteção contra magia , pokear não vai resultar em grande coisa, mas você pode usar clepto para acelerar sua build e começar a realmente dar dano nele, no mesmo caso do twisted fate, gankar ele vai ser o bastante para que ele não incomode as side lane.”
AP Sona - Maven of the MID by apsonalol | Sona Player
Serrioneleo says “Ban because if not is an autolose in lane”
SYLAS: THE ONLY WORKING BUILD by Serrioneleo | Sylas Player
Serrioneleo says “Magic shield popping up every time you can't just beat him”
SLAIN WITH CHAINS by Serrioneleo | Sylas Player
moutenn says “Galio is an easy kill. You outdamage him, and he synergices with MR not Armor. Ult when he E's, then just kill him.”
Zed Season 9 moutenn guide by moutenn | Zed Player
qasddsa says “Ignore him during laning phase, you won't be doing much against him. Run Fleet and max Q to shield his abilities. You can Q to stop his channel on his ultimate.”
[Mid&Top] Reave the Cosmos | Kassadin by qasddsa | Kassadin Player
Itsyaboyorchid says “Galio isn't much of a damage threat. Even in this new "burst Galio build" meta, he isn't a legitimate threat if you don't allow him to be. Your Q-E prevents any engage from him in the 1v1, or sets you up for a combination to deal heavy damage to him. if he builds tank Galio, you farm and have no kill pressure, if he builds burst he ints your lane to get you snowballed. I only included Galio as a threat because one of my colleagues mentioned him as a Syndra counter. I laughed.”
Syndra Guide (Patch 9.2) (Updated) by Itsyaboyorchid | Syndra Player
PVPICHURRO says “Dodge, CS, Get Void Staff.”
LCAU says “Honestly, why do people play such cancer champs... Start Dark Seal to utilize the pots. Ask for ganks and try to kill him before he gets fed. Go Void Staff if he goes magic resist.”
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Exiled Heretic says “Just try not to fight him because he will most likely only fight if the jungler is around. Build to scale mid to late game.”
Andicus says “Galio can be fairly annoying with his tankiness and tons of poke damage. Just don't get caught by his taunt and try to avoid his Q as best as possible. Other than that you can poke normally. You want to fight him after he wastes his taunt. You can farm normally but again, be cautious of his E (dash) and W (taunt). Keep in mind he is great at setting up ganks so you will want to have your rivers warded and be on the lookout for ganks. If needed, keep your W up always.”
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Gambinos says “You counter Galio pretty well. You might have a bit of struggle as his tornado does alot of damage and he also have a taunt and airborne. Dodge all of those and you'll be able to kill him with your ult.”
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rimzaki says “Farm lane hes stupid he can not nuke against u but hes tanky dodge him E with ur sanguine pool”
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Sozzoh says “Galio has built in MR, so you won't do much damage to him. Try not to get hit by his dash, and you should be good. Post-6, Galio is going to roam, and a lot quicker too. If Galio ults, you can stop it with your ult. Try and Shurima Shuffle him into your turret so you stop his ult, and most likely get a free kill off of it too.”
Katapullt says “Verry annoying opponent. Start Doran`s Shield and focus on CS. dodge his E with your E and be patient what he is doing.”
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Witwickies says “Unless you will let him come close to you, it should be easy match-up. Be aware of possibility of W+Flash, so when he uses W without reason, be careful. Just poke him to death and make unable to even come to minions.”
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undeadsoldiers says “Galio will try to poke you and farm with his Q. Try to stay away from your wave so he can't do both. Stay out of his W range and poke from afar. Be wary of flash-taunts, though. His E is telegraphed because he moves back before dashing forward, so you can put a bubble in his path. You can also use your E to stop his ult channel. While your full combo may not delete Galio since he's decently tanky, you can definitely put a dent in him.”
Doctor_Dr says “How to counter: Poke constantly. Never get to close otherwise you lose trade.”
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MidoriyaOGado says “Raramente você vai ganhar do galio por ele ter o kit perfeito contra fizz, Tendo ele um pocke constante com seu Q e sua resistencia mágica baseada na passiva de seu W. Fica bem dificil do fizz jogar. Procure outra lane para focar contra galio raramente você vai matar ele. tente usar a janela do lv 3 para forçar o flash dele ou possivelmente matar ”
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EdenFox says “Dodge his E with your pool easy to farm”
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Itsyaboyorchid says “This kind of threat isn't noted because of his kill pressure, but because he can easily set up ganks for his JG and force you into a 2v1 situation. Other than that laning will be extremely slow. Focus on farming, make sure to poke with auto attacks whilst Galio walks up to farm.”
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JuaniG17 says “Tanky but not a threat as long as he doesnt poke with his Q”
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DaBigNut says “Don't get taunted and watch out for the q due to it's high damage output, ya can be easily ganked if he lanes against ya.”
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DuhBrandon says “Probably a gift from god if you fight this as you are building an anti tank build just one warning though, his ult will be a problem once you start roaming because as you might know he can go back up any teammate.”
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Bengineer says “R.I.P: His magic damage reduction with his Shield of Durand is insane, you will not even dent his health. If you run into him often, permaban him over Anivia and Karthus”
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Snowyfreezer says “Hes decently tanky so you can't really kill him and has lots of CC”
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Palme201 says “Start Long Sword and take longer trades without enemy minions. Since he got nerfed he´s not a big Problem anymore”
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RobinR says “Pretty annoying to deal with.”
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Sadmanv2 says “Just Don't. please don't”
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Fyiree says “Galio just isn't Strong, start W and then poke him out lvl 2. Try not to lvl 6 all in him, as his AP shield will stop you from 1 shotting him”
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Smol Jelly says “Galio's got the damage reduction and built in magic damage shield that makes lane rough for you. His dash is linear so you can catch him, but save your burst for when his damage reduction is on CD. Also, ping immediately when he leaves lane, as he has one of the strongest roaming potentials for a Mid Laner.”
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Profesor APH. says “he is like 4.5/5 cause you cant dash away from his w and he can dash to you with his e can give shield to adc from r pretty hard matchup, but when galio trying to run away with e you can use ur q with calibrium next w than q with gravitum and he get stune with his dash is pretty hard to dodge aph ultimate and pretty good counter for him is cresendum + gravitum and thats why he isnt extreme”
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yers says “Super thick. It also doesn't help that he has a magic shield built in his W to negate more damage from you. If he closes in on you, expect to take heavy damage. YOU CAN PUSH HIM AWAY WITH E IF HE'S IN THE MIDDLE OF CHARGING AT YOU.”
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fumpadumpus says “You shred his armor and his taunt doesn't work that much on you since your damage is AA focused, you can poke him hard at early and bully the lane.”
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Terrific says “Dodge his dash knock up and also his taunt. His Q does really like almost no Damage at all unless he goes AP. Punish him for his melee range.”
LupinTheCat says “this is 33 feet tall, how is a star the size of my foot going to hurt Galio? he even has a magic shield built in his kit Galio will probably never be a big problem to you, as always with abilities like his ult, anticipate the Q+E combo at the best right time”
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Shimaru says “same as alistar but less CC.”
Eccentricks says “Woah, watch out, here comes Galio! He is mainly played Mid Lane right now, but even if he isn't, Hero's Entrance is a damn beautiful spectacle of your death. But, other than that and his high damage, there is nothing else to fear really. Just aim for the AD Carry instead when poking and try not to get burst down.”
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Fruxo says “He has CC and can do a ton of damage with his Adc if you are not careful, keep in mind that he has the ability to dash on to you in order to set up a stun, which can lead to your death or your supports death if you aren't careful enough.”
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Fruxo says “He has CC and can do a ton of damage with his Adc if you are not careful, keep in mind that he has the ability to dash on to you in order to set up a stun, which can lead to your death or your supports death if you aren't careful enough.”
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DioX says “Taunts you then the enemy bottom lane kills you. Your support must be a Soraka or Janna that knows what the hell she's doing. I rarely see a Galio support in Ranked.”
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Darkkin says “CC forte e poke muito chato e uma Ultimate que pode virar uma Team Fight. Quando ele for usar o E dele, Use o seu E para pará-lo e então puna-o porem quando ele começar a carregar o W se afaste e então volte a puní-lo. --------------------------------------------------- CC strong and very annoying poke and an Ultimate that can turn into a Team Fight. When he's going to use his E, use your E to stop him and then punch him out when he starts loading the W away and then punish him again.”
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