Gwen Guide

Learn Gwen with our Gwen guide. Learn about Gwen's strengths and Gwen 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.