Tier

Win Rate

64.4%

Pick Rate

2.1%

Ban Rate

0.9%

Matches

8,143
Gwen Runes
Core Gwen Item Build Order64.4% Win Rate (45 Games)
Fiendish Codex

Starting

Riftmaker

1st

Plated Steelcaps

2nd

Nashor's Tooth

3rd

Riftmaker

4th

Nashor's Tooth

5th

Cosmic Drive

6th

Fiendish Codex
Riftmaker
Plated Steelcaps
Nashor's Tooth
Riftmaker
Nashor's Tooth
Cosmic Drive

Core Gwen Item Build Path

Situational

Rabadon's Deathcap
Shadowflame
Zhonya's Hourglass
Cryptbloom
Morellonomicon
Banshee's Veil
Spirit Visage

Summoner Spells

60.9% Win Rate (115 Games)
Gwen Skill Order0
A Thousand Cuts

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Snip Snip!
Hallowed Mist
Skip 'n Slash
Needlework

Gwen Guide

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.