Swain Wild Rift Counter

Swain Wild Rift Counter: Champions & Tips


Swain counter Wild Rift stats: All the Swain info you could want with counter picks, general counters, item counter, lane synergy and more!

The Noxian Grand General

Role: Mage | Win rate: 48.9% | Tier: A

Swain receives free health and tanky stats throughout the game, so without any resistance items Swain is still very difficult to destroy.

Counter Swain by gaining an early advantage in the early game. You need to do everything to leave Swain behind like not allowing farm, asking for ganks and trying to kill him first. Quickly buy items that cause deep wounds and magic resistance to counter Swain during the laning phase.

Find out how to counter Swain right below. These are experiences compiled through many matches with Swain.


Champion Counter Swain

Discover all Top champions who counter Swain.

Mid

Swain is Weak Against

Swain is Strong Against

Choose champions with strong attack ability in the early game or reduce Swain’s healing ability like Fizz.

Swain is quite weak in the early game and you need to play aggressively to gain an advantage against Swain. When Swain reaches level 5, you need to play safe and not fight him if you are not sure of victory.

Prioritize poking and harassing Swain from afar.

Stand behind the soldiers to avoid being bound by Nevermove and retreat as soon as Swain uses his ultimate.

Top

Swain is Weak Against

Swain is Strong Against

At Top, you can play aggressively with Swain in the early game, not allowing him to farm. Call on your jungler to gank Swain if he pushes the minion up. To reduce damage from Swain’s ultimate, buy magical defense items.

Swain can have difficulty clearing minion waves. You can push minions into Swain’s tower so that he misses them. However, you need to control your vision first to avoid being ganked by Swain’s jungle.

Support

Swain is Weak Against

Swain is Strong Against

Support will be the one to control Swain, using CC to prevent him from rushing into combat with his ultimate. Besides, always observe and track Swain’s movement direction to notify teammates.

Bot

Swain is Weak Against

Swain is Strong Against

ADC is always beneficial in trading based on basic attacks with Swain. Wait for Swain to use Nevermove before you attack him.

Item Counter Swain

Items that counter Swain

Grievous wounds items.

Building magic resistance.

Anti stun.

Stasis Enchant.

Outheal/Shiled.

Swain wild rift counter items list:

To reduce Swain’s ability to heal and lifesteal, you should use items that cause grievous wounds such as Mortal Reminder, Morellonomicon, Chempunk Chainsword.

Build magic resistant items that will counteract Swain: Mercury’s Treads, Spirit Visage, Force of Nature, Amaranth’s Twinguard (Ruin), Dawnshroud (Light), Wit’s End.

When you are bound by Swain, use Quicksilver Enchant to remove it.

Stasis Enchant will help you avoid damage from Swain’s ultimate.

Use items that increase lifesteal and create shields to resist Swain’s ultimate: Bloodthirster, Immortal Shieldbow.

How to counter Swain ?

Swain wild rift counter tips

Swain wild rift counter tips:

Use tactics to poke and harass Swain from afar. Always keep your distance from Swain and you need to dodge Nevermove to avoid being legs tied by him.

Swain is very strong in combat with his ultimate. Ambush and destroy Swain before the fight takes place or force a fight without Swain.

Reducing healing can reduce the ability to sustain Swain’s ultimate.

Try to have short fights with Swain, avoid long fights as it will benefit him.

Avoid gathering in crowds because it benefits Swain’s ultimate.

Strengths:

  • High DPS damage.
  • High AOE damage.
  • Good CC.
  • Good sustain in lane.
  • Insanely powerful ultimate.

Weaknesses:

  • Low mana.
  • Immobile.
  • Low range.
  • Weak in the early game.

Swain Matchups

MatchupsWin RateGame
Swain vs Sett
Swain vs Sett 
61.02%118
Swain vs Malphite
Swain vs Malphite 
60.12%173
Swain vs Miss Fortune
Swain vs  Miss Fortune
62.50%168
Swain vs Syndra
Swain vs Syndra 
51.76%85
Swain vs Gragas
Swain vs Gragas 
52.94%85
Swain vs Pantheon
Swain vs Pantheon 
55.73%716
Swain vs Nautilus
Swain vs Nautilus 
54.50%4352
Swain vs Ziggs
Swain vs Ziggs 
55.12%127
Swain vs Shen
Swain vs Shen 
54.46%112
Swain vs Leona
Swain vs Leona 
54.17%2483
Swain vs Galio
Swain vs Galio 
54.70%181
Swain vs Teemo
Swain vs Teemo 
53.33%135
Swain vs Alistar
Swain vs Alistar 
53.82%2174
Swain vs Caitlyn
Swain vs Caitlyn 
55.36%112
Swain vs Thresh
Swain vs Thresh 
52.00%6235