Review, runes and strategy

Ganimede is a great nat 5 star monster in Summoners War.

Since his update in late 2016, his skillset has become one of the best in terms of crowd control and support ability in PvP.

His third skill sets all enemy's attack bar to 0, puts all target's skills on cooldown and this attack cannot be resisted. Moreover his second skill readies all target ally's skills (just like a single target Jamire's third skill)

In arena offense Ganimede is often used alongside Tiana and Galleon plus an AoE damage Dealer (like Zaiross or Psamathe). His leaderskill with 55% accuracy comes in hand in this context since provides good accuracy to all your allies even if you don't have much from substats.

Ganymede rune build

PvP oriented: Rage/Will - SPD / Crit dmg / %ATK with lots of speed substats 

In-depth stats about Ganymede could be retrieved on SWARFARM

Ganymede (Wind Fairy King) Further Informations

Ganymede (Wind Fairy King) Ganymede
  • Rating by users: 4.59 / 5 based on 198 reviews

    Monster Type: support

Speed CRI Rate CRI Dmg Resistance Accuracy
113 15% 50% 15% 0%

Ganymede (Fairy King wind) awakening materials:

Summoners War Magic Mid Essence 5
Summoners War Magic High Essence 15
Summoners War wind Mid Essence 10
Summoners War wind High Essence 20
Awakening bonus: Increases Attack Speed by 15.

Non awakened form

Description, multipliers, cooltime and powerup of Ganymede's skills

Ganymede Leader Skill Leader Skill:
Increases the Accuracy of ally monsters in the Arena by 55%.
Ganymede Serenity Serenity
180% x2
Attacks the enemy 2 times and removes a beneficial effect with a 30% chance on each strike.
  • Lv.2 Damage +10%
  • Lv.3 Harmful Effect Rate +10%
  • Lv.4 Damage +10%
  • Lv.5 Harmful Effect Rate +10%
  • Lv.6 Damage +15%
Ganymede Ventilate Ventilate
N/A
Instantly readies all skills of an ally except yourself. [Ventilate] will not be affected by other cooldown reduction or increasing skills. (Reusable in 4 turns)
  • Lv.2 Cooltime Turn -1
Ganymede Seal Magic Seal Magic
740%
Attacks the enemy with an irresistible attack to put the target's skill on MAX cooldown and sets the Attack Bar of all enemies to 0. (Reusable in 6 turns)
  • Lv.2 Damage +10%
  • Lv.3 Damage +10%
  • Lv.4 Cooltime Turn -1
  • Lv.5 Damage +15%
  • Lv.6 Cooltime Turn -1

Youtube Videos featuring Ganymede

Ganymede Arena
Arena offense rush hour gameplay

How to get Wind Fairy King in Summoners War

You can obtain Fairy King from Mystical Scroll , Mystical Summon (Crystals) , Legendary Scroll , Wind Scroll , Temple of Wishes

How many Devilmon to max skill-up Ganymede?

11 Devilmons/Other Fairy king are needed to power up all the skills of Ganymede (Wind Fairy king)

Mininum and maximum stats for any level of Ganymede

Form Stars Attack Defense Hp
Awakened

Min: 318

Max: 541

Min: 299

Max: 509

Min: 4,635

Max: 7,875

Awakened

Min: 433

Max: 736

Min: 407

Max: 692

Min: 6,300

Max: 10,710

Unawakened

Min: 285

Max: 484

Min: 285

Max: 484

Min: 4,275

Max: 7,260

Unawakened

Min: 387

Max: 659

Min: 387

Max: 659

Min: 5,805

Max: 9,885

Ganymede Wind Rating in PVP and PVE

Dungeon ( 4.2 / 5 )
Arena Defense ( 4.8 / 5 )
Arena Offense ( 5 / 5 )
Guild War Offense ( 4.9 / 5 )
Guild War Defense ( 4.8 / 5 )
ToA ( 4.7 / 5 )
Raid Battle ( 4.4 / 5 )
Farming ( 4 / 5 )

Your opinions

PapaiVader Profile Image
09 May 2017 19:52
He was my first nat 5 and I use him in every single pvp fight. Seal magic works wonders in high priority enemies that need to use a certain skill to be effective. And Ventlilate provides an awesome damage output if you have the right combos. And his Serenity is great for removing beneficial effects. My advice would be Swift/Focus if you have him on early game with SPD/CritRate%/Acc% Or Rage Will for later-pvp builds SPD/CritDamage/Atk% Don't forget to add tons of speed and acc sub-stats
kbradsher Profile Image
18 September 2017 18:21
My first Nat 5.
For PvP (like Vader says) use Rage Will build (SPD/CritDamage/Atk%) in substats get your CritRate up to at least 60%, Acc over 60%, and then as much SPD as you can!
KainMH3 Profile Image
23 September 2017 15:43

Well dudes, I don´t want to say you´re wrong about your monsters, first of all because I´m not lucky enough to own a Ganymede, but I can speak "from the outside" as I constantly face this awesome monster in Arena , GW and RTA, and I really think you don´t understand his true potential.

Gamymede is in my opinion the best support monster in all the game and one of the TOP5 mosters in RTA. He´s definitely too OP and needs to be nerfed cause he´s too unbalanced. Ventilate and Seal Magic are just great skills, but if you add a debuff chance in the first skill the mix is real nitroglicerine. Ganymede along with a top healer can turn a good team in a "state of the art" one and can also ruin the day of any enemy. But, think on it... are you going to rune ATK/CrDam a pure support monster? Gany is not Lushen or Katarina, his task is not to destroy enemy units by raw force, but to destroy enemy strategy by ventilating allies and sealing the skills of the enemies, and to do this you need Ganymede to stand all the fight long.

So again: I do not have this monster, forgive me if I´m wrong, but the only Ganymedes I´ve lost to (and the only ones I fear) are the ones runed tanky. Any Ganymede runed for attack, as you suggest, won´t stand a single turn vs my Perna, Rakan or even my Theomars. Not to speak about how "Lushenable" is a low HP Ganymede.

So, my advice is to rune this beast as tanky and fast as possible, and of course, rune him Violent so you can get procs and "ventilate" as much as you can the ally cooldowns.

Kujedan Profile Image
15 September 2018 02:21

I'm I the only one who thinks Ganymede should get an upgrade? It sem's like he's been punished by Oberon OP skillset... I mean, he already can't use ventilate on himself and can't decrease cooldown of this skill with any other skill, so in compensation at least C2U should add an extra on Ventilate skill like "...and increase target ally and yourself spd for two turns." or "...and cleanse all negative states on target ally." I still think he's awesome but come on first it's a nat5 and second any other skill cooldown decreasers have better extra stuff on their skills, for example Jamire decrease colldown on AoE+Cleanse+Can decrease cooldown of this skill with any other cooldown reduction skill... Mav AoE Cleanse 1Debuff + Cooldown reduction by 1 + can decrease cooldown of this skill with any other cooldown reduction skill even Elenoa can decrease the cooldown on his skill with other skills that do this so it's kinda unfair Ganymede can't do this or add some extra efect at the time he use this.

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