Patch 10.20 One For All Garen Build Guide

UNRANKEDIRONBRONZESILVERGOLDPLATINUMDIAMONDMASTERGRANDMASTERCHALLENGER

Powered by AnyClip
Powered by AnyClip

Welcome to the METAsrc Garen build guide.

We've used our extensive database of League of Legends stats along with proprietary algorithms to calculate the most optimal build for Garen. This algorithm is able to determine the best summoner spells, item build order, skill order, runes reforged, rune stats, counters, and team mates. Reference it during all phases of the game to ensure that you always have an edge over the competition.

Powered by AnyClip

Best Summoner Spells

Flash
Teleports your champion a short distance toward your cursor's location.
Flash
61%
Ignite
Ignites target enemy champion, dealing 70-410 true damage (depending on champion level) over 5 seconds, grants you vision of the target, and reduces healing effects on them for the duration.
Ignite
61%

Starting Items

Health Potion
Limited to 5 at one time. Limited to 1 type of Healing Potion.

Click to Consume: Restores 150 Health over 15 seconds.
Health Potion
62%
Long Sword
+10 Attack Damage
Long Sword
62%
Doran's Shield
+80 Health

Passive: Restores 6 Health every 5 seconds.
Passive: Basic attacks deal an additional 5 physical damage to minions on hit.
UNIQUE Passive: Regenerate up to 40 health over 8 seconds after taking damage from an enemy champion, based on percent missing health. (66% effective for Ranged Champions or Area of Effect and Periodic damage triggers)
Doran's Shield
64%
Ruby Crystal
+150 Health
Ruby Crystal
65%
Warding Totem (Trinket)
Limited to 1 Trinket.

Active: Consume a charge to place an invisible Stealth Ward which reveals the surrounding area for 90 - 120 seconds.

Stores one charge every 240 - 120 seconds, up to 2 maximum charges.

Ward duration and recharge time gradually improve with level.

(Limit 3 Stealth Wards on the map per player.)
Warding Totem (Trinket)
63%

Best Item Final Build

Mercury's Treads
Limited to 1 pair of boots.

+25 Magic Resist

UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +45 Movement Speed
UNIQUE Passive - Tenacity: Reduces the duration of stuns, slows, taunts, fears, silences, blinds, polymorphs, and immobilizes by 30%.
Boots of Speed+Null-Magic Mantle
Mercury's Treads
65%
Trinity Force
+250 Health
+250 Mana
+25 Attack Damage
+40% Attack Speed
+20% Cooldown Reduction
+5% Movement Speed


UNIQUE Passive - Rage: Basic attacks grant 20 Movement Speed for 2 seconds. Kills grant 60 Movement Speed instead. This Movement Speed bonus is halved for ranged champions.
UNIQUE Passive - Spellblade: After using an ability, the next basic attack deals bonus physical damage equal to 200% of base Attack Damage on hit (1.5 second cooldown).
Stinger+Sheen+Phage
Trinity Force
69%
Phantom Dancer
+30% Attack Speed
+25% Critical Strike Chance
+7% Movement Speed


UNIQUE Passive - Spectral Waltz: Basic attacking a champion grants ghosting and 7% Movement Speed for 2 seconds.
UNIQUE Passive - Lifeline: If you would take damage that would reduce your Health below 30%, gain a shield that absorbs up to 240 - 600 damage for 2 seconds. (90 second cooldown)
Dagger+Zeal
Phantom Dancer
74%
Spirit Visage
+450 Health
+55 Magic Resist
+100% Base Health Regen
+10% Cooldown Reduction


UNIQUE Passive: Increases all healing received by 30%.
Spectre's Cowl+Kindlegem
Spirit Visage
66%
Death's Dance
+50 Attack Damage
+30 Armor
+30 Magic Resist
+10% Cooldown Reduction


UNIQUE Passive: Heal for 15% of damage dealt. This is 33% as effective for Area of Effect damage.
UNIQUE Passive: [Melee Users: 30% || Ranged Users: 10%] of damage taken is dealt as a Bleed effect over 3 seconds instead.
Aegis of the Legion+Vampiric Scepter+Caulfield's Warhammer
Death's Dance
65%
Dead Man's Plate
+425 Health
+60 Armor


UNIQUE Passive - Dreadnought: While moving, build stacks of Momentum, increasing movement speed by up to 60 at 100 stacks. Momentum decays while under the effect of a stun, taunt, fear, polymorph, or immobilize effect.
UNIQUE Passive - Crushing Blow: Basic attacks deal 1 magic damage per stack of Momentum, discharging all stacks. At max stacks, if the attacker is melee, they also slow the target by 50% for 1 second.

''There's only one way you'll get this armor from me...'' - forgotten namesake
Chain Vest+Giant's Belt
Dead Man's Plate
70%
Warding Totem (Trinket)
Limited to 1 Trinket.

Active: Consume a charge to place an invisible Stealth Ward which reveals the surrounding area for 90 - 120 seconds.

Stores one charge every 240 - 120 seconds, up to 2 maximum charges.

Ward duration and recharge time gradually improve with level.

(Limit 3 Stealth Wards on the map per player.)
Warding Totem (Trinket)
61%

Best Skill Order

Perseverance
If Garen has not recently been struck by damage or enemy abilities, he regenerates a percentage of his total health each second.
Perseverance
123456789101112131415161718
Decisive Strike
Garen gains a burst of movement speed, breaking free of all slows affecting him. His next attack strikes a vital area of his foe, dealing bonus damage and silencing them.
Decisive Strike
QQQQQ
Courage
Garen passively increases his armor and magic resist by killing enemies. He may also activate this ability to give him a shield and tenacity for a brief moment followed by a lesser amount of damage reduction for a longer duration.
Courage
WWWWW
Judgment
Garen rapidly spins his sword around his body, dealing physical damage to nearby enemies.
Judgment
EEEEE
Demacian Justice
Garen calls upon the might of Demacia to attempt to execute an enemy champion.
Demacian Justice
RRR

Best Runes Reforged

Precision
Improved attacks and sustained damage
Conqueror
Basic attacks or spells that deal damage to an enemy champion grant 2 stacks of Conqueror for 6s, gaining 1.7-4.2 Adaptive Force per stack. Stacks up to 12 times. Ranged champions gain only 1 stack per basic attack.

When fully stacked, heal for 15% of the damage you deal to champions (8% for ranged champions).
Triumph
Takedowns restore 12% of your missing health and grant an additional 20 gold.



'The most dangerous game brings the greatest glory.'
—Noxian Reckoner
Legend: Tenacity
Gain 5% tenacity plus an additional 2.5% for every Legend stack (max 10 stacks).

Earn progress toward Legend stacks for every champion takedown, epic monster takedown, large monster kill, and minion kill.
Coup de Grace
Deal 8% more damage to champions who have less than 40% health.
Resolve
Durability and crowd control
Bone Plating
After taking damage from an enemy champion, the next 3 spells or attacks you receive from them deal 30-60 less damage.


Duration: 1.5s
Cooldown: 45s
Overgrowth
Absorb life essence from monsters or enemy minions that die near you, permanently gaining 3 maximum health for every 8.

When you've absorbed 120 monsters or enemy minions, gain an additional 3.5% maximum health.
AttackSpeed
+10% Attack Speed
Adaptive
+9 Adaptive Force
Armor
+6 Armor

Summoner Spells

Win %
Pick %
Flash
Teleports your champion a short distance toward your cursor's location.
Flash
61%
97%
Ignite
Ignites target enemy champion, dealing 70-410 true damage (depending on champion level) over 5 seconds, grants you vision of the target, and reduces healing effects on them for the duration.
Ignite
61%
44%
Teleport
After channeling for 4 seconds, teleports your champion to target allied structure, minion, or ward and grants a Movement Speed boost. The cooldown of Teleport scales from 420-240 seconds depending on champion level.
Teleport
59%
36%
Ghost
For 10 seconds, your champion can move through units and gains 24 - 48% Movement Speed (depending on champion level). Ghost extends its duration on takedown.
Ghost
66%
16%

Trinkets

Win %
Buy %
Warding Totem (Trinket)
Limited to 1 Trinket.

Active: Consume a charge to place an invisible Stealth Ward which reveals the surrounding area for 90 - 120 seconds.

Stores one charge every 240 - 120 seconds, up to 2 maximum charges.

Ward duration and recharge time gradually improve with level.

(Limit 3 Stealth Wards on the map per player.)
Warding Totem (Trinket)
61%
99%
Oracle Lens
Limited to 1 Trinket.

Active: Scans around you, warning against hidden hostile units, and revealing invisible traps and revealing / disabling nearby wards for 10 seconds (90 to 60 second cooldown).
Oracle Lens
64%
7%
Farsight Alteration
Level 9+ required to upgrade.
Limited to 1 Trinket.

Alters the Warding Totem Trinket:

+ Massively increased cast range (+650%)
+ Infinite duration and does not count towards ward limit
- 10% increased cooldown
- Ward is visible, fragile, untargetable by allies
- 45% reduced ward vision radius
- Cannot store charges
Farsight Alteration
77%
4%

Boots

Win %
Buy %
Mercury's Treads
Limited to 1 pair of boots.

+25 Magic Resist

UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +45 Movement Speed
UNIQUE Passive - Tenacity: Reduces the duration of stuns, slows, taunts, fears, silences, blinds, polymorphs, and immobilizes by 30%.
Boots of Speed+Null-Magic Mantle
Mercury's Treads
65%
35%
Ninja Tabi
Limited to 1 pair of boots.

+20 Armor

UNIQUE Passive: Blocks 12% of the damage from basic attacks.
UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +45 Movement Speed
Boots of Speed+Cloth Armor
Ninja Tabi
59%
33%
Berserker's Greaves
Limited to 1 pair of boots.

+35% Attack Speed

UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +45 Movement Speed
Boots of Speed+Dagger
Berserker's Greaves
65%
22%
Boots of Swiftness
Limited to 1 pair of boots.

UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +60 Movement Speed
UNIQUE Passive - Slow Resist: Movement slowing effects are reduced by 25%.
Boots of Speed
Boots of Swiftness
62%
9%
Boots of Mobility
Limited to 1 pair of boots.

UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +25 Movement Speed. Increases to +115 Movement Speed when out of combat for 5 seconds.
Boots of Speed
Boots of Mobility
56%
1%
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Limited to 1 pair of boots.

UNIQUE Passive: +10% Cooldown Reduction
UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +45 Movement Speed
UNIQUE Passive: Reduces Summoner Spell cooldowns by 10%


''This item is dedicated in honor of Ionia's victory over Noxus in the Rematch for the Southern Provinces on 10 December, 20 CLE.''
Boots of Speed
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
100%
0%
Sorcerer's Shoes
Limited to 1 pair of boots.

+18 Magic Penetration

UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +45 Movement Speed
Boots of Speed
Sorcerer's Shoes
50%
0%
Garen counters (over 51% win rate)
Blitzcrank
Tier:Weak
Score:43.88
Win Rate:36.81%
Pick Rate:14.80%
Ban Rate:18.05%
KDA Ratio:2.77
Blitzcrank, the Great Steam Golem
+49.0
Katarina
Tier:Weak
Score:42.80
Win Rate:40.80%
Pick Rate:8.66%
Ban Rate:8.56%
KDA Ratio:2.18
Katarina, the Sinister Blade
+49.0
Zed
Tier:God
Score:58.27
Win Rate:58.77%
Pick Rate:21.24%
Ban Rate:32.60%
KDA Ratio:2.58
Zed, the Master of Shadows
+34.7
Samira
Tier:God
Score:70.27
Win Rate:45.02%
Pick Rate:48.02%
Ban Rate:56.27%
KDA Ratio:1.74
Samira, the Desert Rose
+28.5
Ezreal
Tier:Above Average
Score:51.82
Win Rate:49.79%
Pick Rate:24.96%
Ban Rate:9.22%
KDA Ratio:2.04
Ezreal, the Prodigal Explorer
+22.7
Shaco
Tier:Strong
Score:57.87
Win Rate:58.71%
Pick Rate:17.80%
Ban Rate:37.21%
KDA Ratio:2.87
Shaco, the Demon Jester
+22.7
Pyke
Tier:Below Average
Score:48.13
Win Rate:45.11%
Pick Rate:13.50%
Ban Rate:8.86%
KDA Ratio:3.33
Pyke, the Bloodharbor Ripper
+21.7
Zilean
Tier:Weak
Score:42.66
Win Rate:40.03%
Pick Rate:5.74%
Ban Rate:4.82%
KDA Ratio:2.94
Zilean, the Chronokeeper
+20.4
Sett
Tier:Strong
Score:56.01
Win Rate:62.05%
Pick Rate:15.14%
Ban Rate:9.11%
KDA Ratio:2.53
Sett, the Boss
+17.4
Aurelion Sol
Tier:Bad
Score:41.12
Win Rate:40.48%
Pick Rate:3.49%
Ban Rate:1.59%
KDA Ratio:2.20
Aurelion Sol, The Star Forger
+15.7
Tristana
Tier:Below Average
Score:48.57
Win Rate:55.09%
Pick Rate:3.51%
Ban Rate:0.32%
KDA Ratio:2.21
Tristana, the Yordle Gunner
+15.7
Vladimir
Tier:Bad
Score:40.27
Win Rate:39.53%
Pick Rate:3.71%
Ban Rate:4.97%
KDA Ratio:1.90
Vladimir, the Crimson Reaper
+15.7
Yuumi
Tier:Below Average
Score:49.97
Win Rate:44.84%
Pick Rate:8.37%
Ban Rate:32.51%
KDA Ratio:5.03
Yuumi, the Magical Cat
+11.5
Amumu
Tier:Below Average
Score:49.59
Win Rate:55.08%
Pick Rate:4.79%
Ban Rate:2.94%
KDA Ratio:2.64
Amumu, the Sad Mummy
+9.0
Camille
Tier:Below Average
Score:49.20
Win Rate:54.55%
Pick Rate:4.86%
Ban Rate:1.31%
KDA Ratio:2.57
Camille, the Steel Shadow
+9.0
Bard
Tier:Weak
Score:44.02
Win Rate:42.59%
Pick Rate:5.78%
Ban Rate:2.35%
KDA Ratio:2.99
Bard, the Wandering Caretaker
+7.3
Ekko
Tier:Strong
Score:53.92
Win Rate:60.40%
Pick Rate:9.67%
Ban Rate:11.87%
KDA Ratio:2.68
Ekko, the Boy Who Shattered Time
+6.1
Nunu & Willump
Tier:Above Average
Score:51.36
Win Rate:54.20%
Pick Rate:8.66%
Ban Rate:3.26%
KDA Ratio:3.41
Nunu & Willump, the Boy and His Yeti
+6.1
Yone
Tier:God
Score:60.29
Win Rate:55.69%
Pick Rate:27.92%
Ban Rate:43.77%
KDA Ratio:1.85
Yone, the Unforgotten
+6.1
Caitlyn
Tier:Below Average
Score:48.61
Win Rate:49.20%
Pick Rate:14.99%
Ban Rate:5.71%
KDA Ratio:2.10
Caitlyn, the Sheriff of Piltover
+4.6
Lee Sin
Tier:Strong
Score:57.35
Win Rate:58.15%
Pick Rate:24.02%
Ban Rate:8.10%
KDA Ratio:3.10
Lee Sin, the Blind Monk
+4.6
Garen is countered by (under 49% win rate)
Sylas
Tier:Strong
Score:58.27
Win Rate:64.91%
Pick Rate:15.54%
Ban Rate:15.61%
KDA Ratio:2.75
Sylas, the Unshackled
-2.3
Yasuo
Tier:God
Score:62.47
Win Rate:58.51%
Pick Rate:29.52%
Ban Rate:41.76%
KDA Ratio:2.15
Yasuo, the Unforgiven
-5.2
Diana
Tier:Below Average
Score:47.36
Win Rate:53.00%
Pick Rate:4.16%
Ban Rate:5.27%
KDA Ratio:1.96
Diana, Scorn of the Moon
-9.0
Kai'Sa
Tier:Below Average
Score:46.32
Win Rate:48.01%
Pick Rate:9.37%
Ban Rate:1.46%
KDA Ratio:2.08
Kai'Sa, Daughter of the Void
-9.0
Kayle
Tier:Above Average
Score:53.59
Win Rate:65.83%
Pick Rate:3.42%
Ban Rate:1.12%
KDA Ratio:1.93
Kayle, the Righteous
-9.0
Mordekaiser
Tier:Below Average
Score:50.20
Win Rate:56.13%
Pick Rate:8.17%
Ban Rate:5.47%
KDA Ratio:2.06
Mordekaiser, the Iron Revenant
-9.0
Zoe
Tier:Above Average
Score:52.77
Win Rate:58.28%
Pick Rate:8.91%
Ban Rate:5.77%
KDA Ratio:2.89
Zoe, the Aspect of Twilight
-9.0
Ashe
Tier:Above Average
Score:52.12
Win Rate:57.20%
Pick Rate:11.52%
Ban Rate:2.79%
KDA Ratio:2.41
Ashe, the Frost Archer
-11.5
Thresh
Tier:Above Average
Score:52.18
Win Rate:57.37%
Pick Rate:7.20%
Ban Rate:1.28%
KDA Ratio:3.17
Thresh, the Chain Warden
-12.6
Anivia
Tier:Weak
Score:44.61
Win Rate:46.21%
Pick Rate:3.33%
Ban Rate:2.20%
KDA Ratio:2.60
Anivia, the Cryophoenix
-15.7
Singed
Tier:Above Average
Score:51.62
Win Rate:57.52%
Pick Rate:8.00%
Ban Rate:3.03%
KDA Ratio:2.59
Singed, the Mad Chemist
-15.7
Sona
Tier:Below Average
Score:49.12
Win Rate:53.16%
Pick Rate:3.71%
Ban Rate:1.81%
KDA Ratio:3.17
Sona, Maven of the Strings
-15.7
Volibear
Tier:Strong
Score:56.30
Win Rate:66.29%
Pick Rate:7.85%
Ban Rate:5.40%
KDA Ratio:2.72
Volibear, the Relentless Storm
-19.0
Heimerdinger
Tier:God
Score:59.29
Win Rate:70.26%
Pick Rate:10.94%
Ban Rate:15.91%
KDA Ratio:2.55
Heimerdinger, the Revered Inventor
-20.4
Jhin
Tier:God
Score:60.97
Win Rate:68.51%
Pick Rate:19.47%
Ban Rate:3.92%
KDA Ratio:3.01
Jhin, the Virtuoso
-42.3
Darius
Tier:God
Score:59.39
Win Rate:65.25%
Pick Rate:13.38%
Ban Rate:41.00%
KDA Ratio:2.65
Darius, the Hand of Noxus
-49.0