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Champion Spotlight

By David 'Phreak' Turley[1]

Gnar Champion Spotlight

Gnar Champion Spotlight

Discover the Gnar (Mega)Square beast within the Gnar OriginalSquare boy and learn to master both sides of the Missing Link in the Gnar OriginalSquare Gnar Champion Spotlight.

Gnar's a double-headed beast best played on the edges of fights in his Gnar OriginalSquare Mini form, and in the enemies' midst as Gnar (Mega)Square Mega Gnar. During the laning phase, use basic attacks and clever casts of Boomerang Throw Boomerang Throw to trigger Hyper Hyper, which chunks your opponent down and helps you stay out of range of their retaliation. Hop Hop's a useful ability, too, but best saved for moments when you need to flee from jungle ganks or guarantee kills against your target. As teams start grouping, Crunch Crunch into fights as Gnar (Mega)Square Mega Gnar before using Wallop Wallop, Boulder Toss Boulder Toss and GNAR! GNAR! to burst down the enemy's weaker damage dealers and pummel their tanks.

Recommended Items

Summoner's Rift
Starting Doran's Blade item Health Potion item Warding Totem item
Early Phage item Boots of Speed item Kindlegem item
Essential Black Cleaver item Randuin's Omen item
Offensive Frozen Mallet item Sterak's Gage item Randuin's Omen item
Defensive Thornmail item Spirit Visage item Gargoyle Stoneplate item
Consumables Health Potion item Control Ward item Elixir of Iron item
Twisted Treeline
Starting Doran's Blade item Boots of Speed item Health Potion item2
Early Phage item Kindlegem item
Essential Black Cleaver item Mercury's Treads item
Defensive Randuin's Omen item Spirit Visage item Warmog's Armor item
Situational Frozen Mallet item Maw of Malmortius item
Consumables Health Potion item Elixir of Wrath item
Howling Abyss
Starting Guardian's Horn item Boots of Speed item Health Potion item3
Essential Black Cleaver item Dead Man's Plate item Ninja Tabi item
Offensive Edge of Night item Maw of Malmortius item Death's Dance item
Defensive Spirit Visage item Randuin's Omen item
Consumables Oracle's Extract item Health Potion item Elixir of Iron item


Playing As Gnar OriginalSquare Gnar
  • Managing your Rage Gene Rage is very important. Try to time out your transformations so you can get maximum benefit from both forms.
  • Position yourself next to walls to bait your enemies into getting stunned by your GNAR! ultimate.
  • Know your strengths! Gnar OriginalSquare Mini Gnar is fast, squishy, and has high sustained damage. Gnar (Mega)Square Mega Gnar is slow, tough, and has high burst.
Playing Against Gnar OriginalSquare Gnar
  • Gnar can't gain Rage Gene Rage for Rage Gene 4 15 seconds after he turns from Gnar (Mega)Square big to Gnar OriginalSquare little. Use this chance to engage on his team.
  • Gnar's animations and Rage Gene 2 resource bar change as he is closer to Rage Gene 3 transforming.
  • Gnar's GNAR! ultimate stuns if he hits you into a wall. Be careful when fighting him near one.


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