How To Counter Garen?

The easiest way to counter Garen is to avoid him when your champion’s health is low. His ultimate deals more damage to targets with low health. Stay away from Garen when he begins to spin and poke him to disable his passive health regen. Garen has a hard time against hard crowd control and high-mobility ranged champions. For example, Vayne, Lucian and Teemo.

Garen in his Steel Legion skin.

What Champions Counter Garen?

Garen has a hard time against champions like Vayne, Teemo, and Lucian who can kite. Champions with crowd control abilities are also good counters. For example, Renekton, Gnar, Darius, and Pantheon.

  • Teemo
  • Vayne
  • Gnar
  • Elise
  • Darius
  • Pantheon
  • Renekton
  • Yorick
  • Lucian

Does Garen Counter Renekton?

Renekton and Garen are both tank/fighters. Both champions have good sustain. But, Garen is able to spam his abilities more often. The matchup depends on the skill level of the summoner and the jungler’s ability to put pressure on the lane.

Does Riven Beat Garen?

Garen wins 1v1 against Riven if only because he is tankier than her. His abilities, unlike Renektons, do not need minions to be effective. His abilities also have lower cooldowns allowing him to bully Riven.

Who Counters Garen Top?

  • Nocturne
  • Teemo
  • Darius
  • Kayle
  • Jax
  • Renekton
  • Mordekaiser

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