Gangplank Counters

The Best LoL Champions to Synergize and Counter Gangplank

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52,820 LoL Matches Analyzed

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To select the most and least favorable counters for Gangplank, we analyzed the outcomes of 52,820 recently finished, ranked League of Legends rounds. We determined which champs have the best and worst win rates against him. Additionally, we found those select champs that are good allies and who could help stop you from being countered. Having studied so many rounds leaves us with great confidence in our Gangplank counter stats.

As shown below, Diana is the strongest counter to Gangplank with a 58.0% win fraction against him. In a close second and third place, Fizz and Brand are the next greatest threats to Gangplank. They have win rates of 42.0% and 43.0%, respectively. You should not take him into a match where one of these other champions has already been picked.

Conversely, if you're facing off against Nidalee, you should expect to do much better. Gangplank counters them with a solid win percentage of 51.0%. Similarly, you should anticipate doing very well when facing Lillia and Azir. These champs have the next lowest winrates when countering Gangplank.

Who Counters Gangplank

Champion Win Rate
Gangplank vs Diana Counter Diana 42 %
Gangplank vs Fizz Counter Fizz 42 %
Gangplank vs Brand Counter Brand 43 %
Gangplank vs Hecarim Counter Hecarim 43 %
Gangplank vs Jhin Counter Jhin 43 %

Who Gangplank Counters

Champion Win Rate
Gangplank vs Nidalee Matchup Nidalee 51 %
Gangplank vs Lillia Matchup Lillia 51 %
Gangplank vs Azir Matchup Azir 50 %
Gangplank vs Qiyana Matchup Qiyana 50 %
Gangplank vs Twisted Fate Matchup Twisted Fate 50 %

Gangplank Team Synergies

Champion Win Rate
League of Legends Champion Skarner Stats Skarner 50 %
League of Legends Champion Dr. Mundo Stats Dr. Mundo 50 %
League of Legends Champion Udyr Stats Udyr 49 %
League of Legends Champion Amumu Stats Amumu 49 %
League of Legends Champion Rammus Stats Rammus 48 %

If you want great champ pairings for your own allies to help boost your winrate even further, glance at the champion synergies above. Regardless of his lane, he does best when paired with Skarner. This combination typically boosts his average win rate by 0.0%. Dr. Mundo and Udyr are also awesome champions to team up with.

To see the details and best Gangplank counter builds about a specific matchup, you can click the related row in one of the tables above. If you want specific Gangplank counters that aren’t shown here, you may click the button to get them. If you are looking for more specific countering tips and tactics, you should read our guide a little further down on the page.

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Guide to Countering Gangplank

  • Gangplank's Remove Scurvy is a good counter to CC spells. Bait that out before casting all your team's CC.
  • Be aware that Gangplank can cast Cannon Barrage from anywhere and it's a global.

Our Methods

We comb through millions of League of Legends matches pulled directly from Riot’s servers each week. We analyze the data using advanced algorithms to bring you the most accurate Gangplank counters online.