Volley arrows are blocked by the first enemy they hit, so keep your distance to avoid having them all absorbed by enemy frontliners.
Hawkshot reveals units in brush. If a team fight is occuring in the jungle it can give you a significant advantage.
Try to fire Enchanted Crystal Arrow in the same direction enemies are moving, so it is more likely to hit.
Once Gangplank reaches level 6, watch out for his global-range ultimate, Cannon Barrage!
Parrrley deals a high amount of physical damage. Items that grant Armor can help if an enemy Gangplank is doing well.
The stat comparisons provided here feature several critical Ashe vs. Gangplank matchup statistics that may help you understand the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Ashe’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Gangplank’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Ashe may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Gangplank. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in assists.
Ashe usually has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her foe does. On average, she receives less damage than Gangplank. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Ashe usually wins when playing against Gangplank, with a 52.8% win rate. Thus, Ashe makes a good counter for Gangplank.
While Ashe does have a higher win rate than Gangplank, when they face off with one another, Ashe also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes her a less challenging character to learn. You should be be fine when picking Ashe into Gangplank.
Furthermore, Ashe has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Gangplank. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Ashe vs Gangplank matchups, Ashe is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.
Ashe is a good counter to Gangplank. You will do well by focussing your play on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Ashe against Gangplank.
If you would like to truly master Ashe in order to counter Gangplank during both the early game 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 listen to the build and suggestions displayed here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Ashe typically racks up less CS compared to Gangplank. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.
The top items to have in your Ashe versus Gangplank build consist of Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and Phantom Dancer. When Ashe bought at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better when facing Gangplank than with most other typical builds. In fact, Ashe boasted an average winrate of 52.8% when playing against Gangplank with these items in her kit.
To have the best likelihood of defeating Gangplank as Ashe, you should equip the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Cheap Shot, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Sorcery and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune builds players picked for Ashe vs Gangplank counter picks, this set of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 52.8% win rate overall.
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