Originally Posted by Dethavin
Please tell me who counters him then. Teemo? no garen is faster with more damage and more sustain. Nidalee? Garen is faster with more sustain and damage. Yorick? Close, but if you're playing a smart Garen he'll just ignore the ghouls and fight since he's, you guessed it, faster with more damage!
Nidalee post-6 has no issue staying away from him. 1 auto attack every 9 seconds shuts down his sustain. Garen can't regenerate when he's eating traps, spears and auto attacks.
Teemo has Move Quick to kite, as well as Mushrooms post-6, blind Garen's Q, and can shut down Garen's regeneration.
Yorick has better sustain, and a constant slow, meaning Garen's Q will not break it for long. He can poke in bushes no problem.
Think anyone with poke or MS buffs.
Elise, Jayce, Yorick, Nidalee, Teemo, Kayle, Pantheon, Cho, Kennen...
Fiora can parry his Q as well, but I wouldn't call her "strong" against him.
Source: 100% win rate Garen, Gold ELO 16/game 3/game 11.5/game 247.5/game