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[2.4] Galio Guide - INDEPTH GALIO TANK SUPPORT GUIDE

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August 29, 2021 11:00
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INDEPTH GALIO TANK SUPPORT GUIDE

Galio is a good Champ for someone who likes to play aggressively and also to lane Chain CC combos.

Pros

  • Have a High Magic Damage
  • Have a lot of CC
  • Can easlily poke enemies in early game
  • Easy map roaming with his Ultimate
  • Can land Chain CC Combos
  • Good Against AP Champions

Cons

  • Its a bit difficult to open a Teamfight when the Team doesnt have a Initiator/Engager/Frontliner
  • Weak in Early Game
  • Need an Ally
  • Weak against AD Champion

Galio Build

Best Build Guide for Galio

Starting Items
Ruby Crystal
Boots of Speed
Boots
Mercury's Treads
Plated Steelcaps
Core Items
Glorious Enchant
Protobelt Enchant
Dead Man's Plate
Abyssal Mask
Situational Items
Randuin's Omen
Thornmail
Warmog's Armor
Liandry's Torment
Rylai's Crystal Scepter
Example Full Build
Glorious Enchant
Dead Man's Plate
Randuin's Omen
Abyssal Mask
Thornmail
Warmog's Armor

Item Build Description

Additional information on the items

As a Tank you start out with Ruby CrystalRuby Crystal to give you 150 Max Health which makes you a little more Tanky in the Early Game. First back you have to buy Boots of SpeedBoots of Speed . Then you can upgrade your boots to Mercury's TreadsMercury's Treads or Plated SteelcapsPlated Steelcaps then upgrade to Glorious EnchantGlorious Enchant .

Situational Items

Note: Please read the Item's Description for more details.

Galio Runes

Best Runes for Galio

Keystone
Font of Life
Font of Life
Domination
Weakness
Weakness
Resolve
Hunter Titan
Hunter Titan
Inspiration
Pathfinder
Pathfinder
  • Font of LifeFont of Life is good for early game which can heal you and your ally if you poke the enemies with [galio:1]
  • WeaknessWeakness if you immobilize an enemy, they will take 5% more damage in the following 5 seconds
  • Hunter TitanHunter Titan give you Max Health, if you Takedown a Champion (Kill/Assist) you will gain 20 Max Health and 4% Tenacity, this effect can be Stacked up to 5 Stacks (5 Enemy Champions) total 100 Max Health and 20% Tenacity if you combine this with Mercury's TreadsMercury's Treads you will gain a total of 55% Tenacity.
  • PathfinderPathfinder give you 9% Movement Speed in Bush, Jungle, River when Out of Combat. This stat really help you to Roam Faster.

Note: Please read the Runes Description for more details.

Keystone
Aftershock
Aftershock
Domination
Weakness
Weakness
Resolve
Hunter Titan
Hunter Titan
Inspiration
Pathfinder
Pathfinder
  • AftershockAftershock Use this if you want to more Tanky in Teamfight
  • WeaknessWeakness if you immobilize an enemy, they will take 5% more damage in the following 5 seconds
  • Hunter TitanHunter Titan give you Max Health, if you Takedown a Champion (Kill/Assist) you will gain 20 Max Health and 4% Tenacity, this effect can be Stacked up to 5 Stacks (5 Enemy Champions) total 100 Max Health and 20% Tenacity if you combine this with Mercury's TreadsMercury's Treads you will gain a total of 55% Tenacity
  • PathfinderPathfinder give you 9% Movement Speed in Bush, Jungle, River when Out of Combat. This stat really help you to Roam Faster.

Note: Please read the Runes Description for more details.

Skill Order

How to distribute skill points

Colossal Smash
Colossal Smash - Passive
Winds Of War
Winds Of War
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Shield Of Durand
Shield Of Durand
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Justice Punch
Justice Punch
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Hero's Entrance
Hero's Entrance
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

Summoner Spells

When to take which summoners

Heal
You know why support take Heal for Spell.
Flash
This Spell can help you for Escape, Engage, everyone use this Spell.
Ignite

Combos

Learn how to maximize the champions potential

Shield Of Durand
2nd
Justice Punch
3rd
Winds Of War
1st
Colossal Smash
Passive
Auto Attack
AA

A Basic Combo for Galio, this is usually used when when [flash] and Glorious EnchantGlorious Enchant / Protobelt EnchantProtobelt Enchant are on cooldown.

Glorious Enchant
Shield Of Durand
2nd
Justice Punch
3rd
Colossal Smash
Passive
Auto Attack
AA

This Combo is really good if you and your Jungler want to Engage/Gank an Enemy Laner, you can also use [flash] to extend range and surprise the enemy.


Justice Punch
3rd
Protobelt Enchant
Shield Of Durand
2nd
Justice Punch
3rd
Colossal Smash
Passive
Auto Attack
AA

This combo is good and fast to reach the enemies, good to use to Engage/Gank. You can also use [flash] to Extend the Dash Range.

Note: Cast E Backward then Cast Protobelt EnchantProtobelt Enchant as fast as possible.

Justice Punch
3rd
Protobelt Enchant
Flash
Flash
Shield Of Durand
2nd
Justice Punch
3rd
Winds Of War
1st
Colossal Smash
Passive
Auto Attack
AA

This is an Extended Range Combo with Protobelt EnchantProtobelt Enchant .



Hero's Entrance
Ult
Shield Of Durand
2nd
Justice Punch
3rd
Winds Of War
1st
Colossal Smash
Passive
Auto Attack
AA

A Follow Up Combo if you do Teamfight.

Justice Punch
3rd
Protobelt Enchant
Shield Of Durand
2nd
Hero's Entrance
Ult
Justice Punch
3rd
Winds Of War
1st
Colossal Smash
Passive
Auto Attack
AA

Use This Combo to Open a Teamfight if you doesnt have an Engager/Initiator in your Team or you want your team to Follow Up you.

Galio Matchups & Counters

Detailed information on how to play matchups and counters

Blitzcrank
Easy
Blitzcrank
Thresh
Easy
Thresh
Jinx
Easy
Jinx
Nami
Easy
Nami
Ezreal
Easy
Ezreal
Janna
Easy
Janna
Senna
Easy
Senna
Lulu
Medium
Lulu
Lucian
Medium
Lucian
Miss Fortune
Medium
Miss Fortune
Soraka
Medium
Soraka
Leona
Medium
Leona
Rakan
Medium
Rakan
Alistar
Medium
Alistar
Sona
Medium
Sona
Xayah
Medium
Xayah
Annie
Hard
Annie
Seraphine
Hard
Seraphine
Draven
Hard
Draven
Braum
Hard
Braum

Blitzcrank's Rocket GrabRocket Grab is easy to Predict, just keep your eye on bush and enemy's jungler, also keep your distance with him, if he hooked you, you can easily open trade with your skills.

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Thats all of Galio Tank Support Guide, i hope you guys enjoy it.

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