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Garen Counter Stats

Garen Counters
Top Lane
Ranked #7 out of 65 in Top Discover all Top champions who counter Garen. Use our statistics and learn how to counter Garen in League of Legends and win in Champion Select! Garen Data for all roles taken from 37,887 matches.
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Top Lane (82%) Garen Top Lane Counters: 31,160 matches, 55 counter champions

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Tips Against Garen in Top Lane Tips Provided by MOBAFire Guide Authors

I Am Goliath says “You want to push garen in to his turret as much as possible early laning phase as long as they don't have a good early game jungler, because it's pretty hard to actually kill him early but you outscale very hard. if you see him charge Q simply run away until it runs out or E away, garen is very easy to kite so he shouldn't be a problem for you. once you have W max + Black cleaver you just shred him with your W.”
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RivalOCE says “Riven wins level 1, don't be scared to trade into him after he's Q'd you. Short trades, Q AA W E away, try and bait W. Garen scales really hard now with his new itemisation, try to get a lead in lane.”
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Anoying bro5 says “Do not fight him lvl 1 as he can chase you down with Q and the minions will eat you alive. lvl 2 get your parry and you always want to parry him when he Qs. It is pretty obvious when he is going to do it as well. Constantly Q to not let him heal from his passive. Make sure when you are low that you dont hold riposte for his ult, as his Q will silence you so that way you cant riposte in time. When he is Eing (spin) run away to disengage, and reengage afterwards as that is the majority of the dmg.”
[11.15] Fiora Handbook (Top / Mid) (+Match-up Guide) by Anoying bro5 | Fiora Player
MrDomian says “Take aftershock as it reduces the damage of his E. If he has ignite play safe in early game. Remember about his passive because he can heal and destroy you. Hit him with your Q to keep him from healing. Stack W when his shield runs out.”
SaltCat says “Level 1 if you have your passive stacked you win, level 2 you win if you also have your passive up, try to fight inside your minion wave, so his E wont do the full damage, later you beat him easily, i suggest after level 6 you use your Q on the minion wave as much as possible while you fight so you will heal and wont be executed by his R”
PH45 says “The new reworked Garen is a bigger threat during lane phase due to him being able to stack Conqueror fast with his E. Be careful to not stay in his E or you'll notice your HP dropping very fast. They tend to build squishier though so if you can catch him off with your jungler or just able to keep his passive down he shouldn't pose too much of an issue, especially late game you are much more useful due to your CC.”
RTO says “As long as you stun him before he gets his Q silence off, you will trade well. Make sure that you keep trading with him so that he can't get his healing up. What makes it difficult is that if you get a kill pre 6, then you will get a villain stack over you and you can't trade with him. ”
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Raen says “Try to dodge his Q by your E and you will be fine. If he will try to E you walk or jump away but if you see that you will win trade even on his E take this trade. Fast tabi are good vs Garen, after Botrk and Tabi if you dodge his Q with your E you should kill him.”
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RTO says “His Q has insanely high damage, he has free healing and free tenacity, along with a deadly ult. Play safe, run away from his ult! Build armor.”
[11.15] RTO's Challenger Kled Top Lane Guide by RTO | Kled Player
quinn adc says “After Garen's mini rework, the matchup is heavily one sided towards Quinn's favour. The main thing to note is that now Garen's Q is programmed as an auto attack, which means that Quinn's E, Vault, can cancel the damage AND silence from Garen's Q, Decisive Strike. You should play the lane extremely aggressive and auto attack Garen whenever you can to proc your PTA every time the PTA proc is off CD. The only thing to watch out for is to only use your E to counter Garen's Q. Whenever Garen presses his Q ability, you should react immediately with your vault because he loses the movespeed bonus when it's cancelled. Keep in mind that his Q is an 8 second CD while our vault is 12-8 seconds, so he will have it up before your vault is up basically every time. To maximize your effectiveness in lane, play back a little bit when your vault is at arround 4-6 seconds if you vaulted his Q in an earlier trade to prevent the good Garens from silencing you before your vault comes back up. Post level 6 the only thing you need to know is that Quinn's Q can cancel Garen's R lmao. How this works is if you blind Garen and you leave his nearsight vision radius when he presses his R ability, his ult animation goes off, but the damage is cancelled and his R is placed on a very short cooldown. Keep in mind that his R will be back up in a matter of seconds, so if you are able to pull this cancel off, then don't get greedy and overextend because he will have it back up momentarily. You outscale Garen incredibly hard, this is a dodge worthy matchup for him and arguably the biggest counter pick in all of League.”
QuinnAD's Season 11 Grandmaster Quinn Guide by quinn adc | Quinn Player
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In the Jungle (10%) Garen In the Jungle Counters: 3,756 matches, 37 counter champions

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Tips Against Garen in the Jungle Tips Provided by MOBAFire Guide Authors

Suseri says “Similar to Mundo only difference is that he can trade better. If you wanna be safe just farm and fight him after some items.”
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DjapeFromSerbia says “If you ever try to kill him he will Q you and start spining to win, also don't forget his ultimate that deals true damage. Don't forget that his Q silinces you!”
Evelynn Jungle Guide for Season 11 [ Patch 11.14 ] by DjapeFromSerbia | Evelynn Player
RedNBlue says “Garen can be so stupid at some times and some times he can just be bad so i'm putting him at even. It really just depends on the play style of the Garen.”
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SoSheolH says “Very fast, can do a lot of damage if you stay on him and has a true damage ult. But it's Garen, destroyed outside of 1v1s and most laners shouldn't feed into him outside of bronze.”
[11.13] Long Range Ganking - Tank Galio Jungle by SoSheolH | Galio Player
Loul_60 says “It's Garen, not much you can do. Blue form into Garen is literal suicide. Red form into Garen isn't great either, but as long as you can hit your W while he uses his E and then ult him before he ults you, you should be alright.”
liserith says “Garen jungle is not very common, but if you do come across this matchup, you should have no problem. Wall his Q with your E, and kite his E. His ganking is nothing to worry about. Stridebreaker might make him a bit annoying, but that item is being changed anyways.”
Normie Kindred Guide (UPDATED FOR 11.12) by liserith | Kindred Player
poopyOCE says “Watch out for his Q as it Silences you. W is a heavy damage reduction so if he uses it, that's a good sign to engage as it is a guaranteed free trade. He stacks Conquerer really fast so be careful.”
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Shroomen Rider says “Stinky top laner who dies good. He might run away before you kill him. ”
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GuerraDyr says “Garen is annoying but building Johndyr can help dealing against him”
SirGobogi says “His silence is literally so fucking annoying. He will stick to you like glue. He is a tank and you can melt him later on, but beware of his win button which your W cannot counter.”
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Middle Lane (7%) Garen Middle Lane Counters: 2,739 matches, 29 counter champions

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