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Garen

The Might of Demacia

Fighter
Physical Damage
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General counter information:

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Counter Items & Summoner Spells:

Health Points: 455 (+96 / per level) Health Regen: 9
Damage: 57.66 (+3 / per level) Attack Speed: 0.625 (+2.9 / per level)
Attack Range: 125 Movement Speed: 320
Armor: 19 (+2.7 / per level) Magic Resistance: 30 (+1.25 / per level)
Influence Points (IP): 1350 Riot Points (RP): 585

Perseverance

Passive

Garen will regenerate 0.4% of his maximum health per second after not receiving damage for 7 seconds. The regenerative state will stop if Garen receives damage.

Decisive Strike

Q

Active: Garen gains bonus movement speed for 4 seconds, in addition his next melee attack within 6 seconds will deal physical damage and silence its target for 2.5 seconds.
No cost:

Cooldown: 12/11/10/9/8 seconds
Total Physical Damage: 30/45/60/75/90 (+1.4 per attack damage)
Bonus Movement Speed: 15/20/25/30/35 %

Courage

W

Passive: Garen's bonus armor and magic resistance are permanently increased by 20%.
Active: Garen places a defensive shield on himself, decreasing all damage taken by a percentage for 3 seconds.
No cost:

Cooldown: 30/27/24/21/18 seconds
Damage Reduced: 20/24/28/32/36 %

Judgment

E

Active: Garen rapidly spins his sword around his body for 3 seconds, removing all existing slows and reducing the duration of new slows by 50%, plus dealing physical damage to nearby enemies every half second. Minions and neutral monsters only take half damage from this ability. Garen can deactivate Judgment early by activating the ability again after 0.5 seconds. Judgments damage can critically strike, in which case, only the bonus damage will be multiplied.
No cost:
Radius of AoE: 330

Cooldown: 13/12/11/10/9 seconds
Physical Damage per Second: 50/90/130/170/210 (+1.4 per bonus attack damage)
Total Physical Damage: 150/270/390/510/630 (+4.2 per bonus attack damage)
Physical Damage per Second to Minions: 25/45/65/85/105 (+0.7 per bonus attack damage)
Total Physical Damage to Minions: 75/135/195/255/315 (+2.1 per bonus attack damage)

Demacian Justice

R

Active: Garen brings down Demacian Justice on his opponent, dealing magic damage, plus additional magic damage based on how much health his opponent is missing.
No cost:
Range: 400

Cooldown: 140/120/100 seconds
Magic Damage: 175/350/525
Additional 1 Damage per: 3.5/3/2.5/health missing/ (29 / 33 / 40% of target's missing health)


Counter Tips

Avoid staying in lane with low health, as Garen's ultimate will deal massive damage to a lower health target.
Try your best to keep your distance against him, because his spin deals a ton of damage if he catches you with it.

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