4

Tier

Win Rate

51.6%

Pick Rate

2.9%

Ban Rate

2.2%

Matches

53,098

Gwen AP Runes

Build Patch 14.14

Core Gwen Item Build Order

58.0% Win Rate (1770 Games)
Doran's Ring

Starting

Plated Steelcaps

1st

Riftmaker

2nd

Nashor's Tooth

3rd

Nashor's Tooth

4th

Riftmaker

5th

Zhonya's Hourglass

6th

Doran's Ring
Plated Steelcaps
Riftmaker
Nashor's Tooth
Nashor's Tooth
Riftmaker
Zhonya's Hourglass

Core Gwen Item Build Path

Situational

Rabadon's Deathcap
Shadowflame
Cosmic Drive
Morellonomicon
Cryptbloom
Void Staff
Banshee's Veil

Summoner Spells

7099 Games59%
4152 Games61%

Gwen Skill Order

0
A Thousand Cuts

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Snip Snip!
Hallowed Mist
Skip 'n Slash
Needlework

Gwen's Counters for Top, Platinum+ for Patch 14.14

Discover the ultimate counters for Gwen with our comprehensive guide. Learn who counters Gwen in lane and throughout the game, turning the tides in your favor. Explore effective Gwen counters and strategies to outplay your opponent.
Champion
Game Win Rate
Lane Win Rate
Matchup Rate
Matches
Akali
52.3%
30.9%
1.0%
482
Aurora
49.9%
32.0%
1.9%
881
Warwick
49.3%
35.1%
1.1%
507
Vladimir
49.9%
35.2%
0.8%
395
Kennen
46.7%
37.2%
1.0%
443

Gwen's Trends for Top, Platinum+ for Patch 14.14

Stay ahead of the curve with the latest win rates, pick rates, and ban rates for Gwen. Our Trends section offers a deep dive into how Gwen is performing in the current meta, with data from the last five patches.
Win Rate

51.6%

(+0.1%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

2.9%

(-0.1%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate

2.2%

(+0.2%)
vs last patch

Gwen Guide for Top, Platinum+ for Patch 14.14

Learn Gwen with our Gwen guide. Learn about Gwen's strengths and Gwen's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Gwen, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Each snip at the center of
    Gwen
    Q
    and all
    Gwen
    R
    's also apply
    Gwen
    P
    .
  • Gwen gains bonus Armor and MR during
    Gwen
    W
    .
  • Gwen
    E
    resets Gwen's auto attack.
  • Gwen's first auto within
    Gwen
    E
    's duration refunds a portion of its cooldown.
  • Gwen
    R
    can only be recast after landing an auto or an ability.
Strengths
  • Excels in extended fights.
  • Gwen
    P
    offers high sustain over the course of fights.
  • Has very low cooldowns on
    Gwen
    Q
    and
    Gwen
    E
    , allowing for outplays.
  • Can ignore engage and pick tools with
    Gwen
    W
    to safely enter fights.
  • Excels with items that boost her ability power, sustain, and magic penetration.
Weaknesses
  • Very reliant on gold and levels.
  • Gwen
    W
    has a longer cooldown of 22 seconds at rank 1. Once used, she can be punished.
  • Struggles when attempting to escape since
    Gwen
    E
    and
    Gwen
    R
    require Gwen to fight to fully utilize them.
  • Using
    Gwen
    R
    too early or not using it to heal in teamfights significantly hinders her presence.

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