How to Win Ahri vs Gwen Counter Matchup Ahri is in the b tier of champions

Ahri vs Gwen

How to Beat Gwen as Ahri in LoL Gwen is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Gwen as Ahri

based on 1,778 Ahri vs Gwen matchups
Win Rate
51.7 %
K/D/A
2.69
Pick Rate
2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends games that we review each week. This guide on how to beat Gwen as Ahri came out of an evaluation of 1778 ranked games where both champs opposed one another. This champion matchup is somewhat rare. Ahri fights Gwen in only 2.0% of her matches.

Ahri vs Gwen Matchup Summary

Ahri does a decent job of beating Gwen. Typically, she wins a acceptable 51.7% of matches the champs oppose each other in. In Ahri against Gwen matches, Ahri’s team is 0.0% more expected to get first blood, implying that she most likely will get first blood versus Gwen.

Best Ahri vs Gwen Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Ahri Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

MorellonomiconRabadon's DeathcapHorizon Focus

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Ahri to level up q
>
Second ability for Ahri to level up w
>
Last skill for Ahri to max out e

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryTime Warp Tonic
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Ahri's passive ability p
Ahri q ability q
Ahri w ability w
Ahri e ability e
Ahri's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Gwen as Ahri

Tips for Playing as Ahri against Gwen

Spirit Rush enables Ahri's abilities, it opens up paths for Charm, helps double hitting with Orb of Deception, and closes to make use of Fox-Fire.

Initiate team fights using Charm, and chase down stragglers with Spirit Rush.

Use Charm to set up your combos, it will make landing Orb of Deception and Fox-Fire dramatically easier.

Advice to Win Against Gwen

Gwen must hit something to recast her Ultimate, try to evade her between casts.

Gwen needs to attack a few times to set up her damage, so try to get the jump on her.

Gwen's Hallowed Mist shroud will only follow her once, after that it will dissipate when she leaves.

Ahri vs Gwen Counter Stats

Ahri Image
Win Rate
51.7 %
VS
Win Rate
48.3 %
Gwen Image
5.8
< Kills >
5.8
5.1
< Deaths >
5.9
7.9
< Assists >
4.5
1.34
< Killing Sprees >
1.35
156
< Minions Killed >
160
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.54
1,532
< Physical Damage >
2,917
13,707
< Magic Damage >
12,322
4,742
< True Damage >
5,699
19,982
< Damage Dealt >
20,939
19,657
< Damage Taken >
29,223
10,885
< Gold Earned >
11,712
2.05
< Towers >
2.51
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
4,476
< Total Healing >
5,617
13,646
< Experience >
14,406
20
< Vision Score >
17
9
< Wards Placed >
8
70
< Time Dealing CC >
112

How to Counter Gwen with Ahri in LoL

The stats provided here underscore some strategic Ahri vs. Gwen counter statistics that can help you grasp the differences and similarities between the two. Ahri’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Gwen’s ratio of NaN, showing that Ahri may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Gwen..

Ahri normally has a similar longest kill spree as her foe does. Commonly, she receives less damage than Gwen. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Ahri and Gwen

Damage Types Compared

Ahri
Gwen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ahri
Gwen

Who is Better, Ahri or Gwen?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Ahri usually wins when trying to fight Gwen, with a 51.7% win rate. Thus, Ahri makes a good counter to Gwen.

While Ahri does have a higher win rate compared to Gwen, when on opposite teams, Ahri also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more complex character to learn. You should be careful when picking Ahri into Gwen.

Furthermore, Ahri has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Gwen. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Ahri vs Gwen matchups, Ahri is the better champion with a higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Ahri is a decent counter for Gwen. You will do well by focussing your play on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Ahri against Gwen.

Additional Information for Ahri Players

How We Calculated Our Ahri vs Gwen Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Gwen as Ahri, we analyzed 1,778 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Gwen as Ahri comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To learn all of the intricacies of Ahri in order to counter Gwen during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and stats shown above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ahri often picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Gwen. Champs who on average don't get much CS typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values reported on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Ahri versus Gwen build include Everfrost, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Ahri used at least these three pieces in her build, she did much better when fighting Gwen than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Ahri boasted an average win rate of 51.7% battling Gwen with these items in her kit.

To have the highest chance of coming out on top against Gwen as Ahri, you should use the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Biscuit Delivery, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune sets players chose for Ahri vs Gwen counters, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 51.7% win rate overall.

If you want to see Ahri x Gwen tips and matchup stats and build suggestions for a a specific skill level, please select one from the selection menu provided above. At first, the stats and guides shown are computed using every game completed with these champions.