Just seeing how you guys like to build Garen. Against a balanced team my current build order is
Level 1 boots
Force of Nature
Haven't tried this build post patch, but I'm sure it still works fine for solo top...
Brut -> ghostblade
If you are dominating phage -> frozen mallet, then tanky, FoN/Sunfire ect
If you are getting knocked out in figths build straight to tanky, FoN/Sunfire
If you feel you are tanky enough grab some more damage items, Bloodthirster, IE, PD, Atmas are all viable on him. I prefer IE, I have read on the forums many people like PD, up to you though.
Sunfire seems likes a poor choice for a last item. The AoE effect is pretty useless by that point and Randiun's is a better +armor item.
Brutalizer is pretty much core for me as well, Ghostblade finds it's way into just about every melee DPSer.
Those Dorans going to delay your build by a lot.
Offensive is the best way to build him. I do armor pen marks, strength quints, health per level seals, and MR per level blues. 21/9/0 masteries.
I build him as such.
Dorans Blade x2
Merc Treads/Boots of Swiftness depending on other team comp
Force of Nature (rarely needed)
You will be a whirling dervish of death and despair with this build.
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