Swain Runes explained
There's one set of runes for Swain on patch
11.8that is the clear favorite for LoL players and pros alike. The best Swain Runes on the position Adc are
Domination as the primary path and
Inspiration as the secondary path with a pick rate of 40%. Besides runes you should take a look on Swain Build and if you are interested in pro matches take a look at Swain Probuilds. If you want to discuss
Swain then you should visit the champion subreddit.
Primary path on Swain
Domination improves burst damage and assassination tools on Swain. Most of high elo players – and our LoL pros in the the major regions – have agreed that
Electrocute is the best keystone rune to run on
Swain. This keystone rune provides burst damage, aiding them in nuking down the enemy carries. This is usually followed up by taking
Taste of Blood,
Eyeball Collection and
Taste of Blood heals Swain as soon as you damage an opposing champion.
Eyeball Collection is next up. This grants the user additional damage with every killing they score.
Ravenous Hunter is the final rune of the
Domination path. This rune gives some survivability during short fights and damage trades during the laning phase. The additional health is nothing to scoff at and can mean the difference between winning or losing a battle.
Secondary path on Swain
When it comes to your secondary path, most
Swain players prefer to go with
Inspiration opens creative opportunities on Swain troughout the match. On the
Inspiration path, the best runes for Swain are
Biscuit Delivery and
Biscuit Delivery is a great rune for laning as it gives additional health and mana, which can help in more aggressive lanes. You will receive a
Perfectly Timed Stopwatch for free, which can cause a moment of surprise for your enemy team.