Ekko vs Gangplank Counter Build

How to Beat Gangplank as Ekko


We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked LoL matches each week. Within our database, Ekko faced off against Gangplank in 28,623 rounds. Having so many games with Ekko versus Gangplank gives us faith in our ability to prepare enlightening statistics and a supported build to suppress your rival.

This matchup is fairly common. Ekko encounters Gangplank in 21.2% of his rounds. Ekko has done a great job of beating Gangplank. Typically, Ekko wins a fantastic 55.0% of games the champs clash against each other in. In Ekko against Gangplank games, Ekko’s side is 1.0% less expected to obtain first blood, implying that he most likely won't get first blood against Gangplank.

Matchups Analyzed


Team First Blood


Win Rate


Best Ekko Items to Counter Gangplank

The best items to use in your Ekko versus Gangplank build consist of Rabadon's Deathcap, Lich Bane, and Hextech Rocketbelt. When Ekko included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better when fighting Gangplank than with most other common builds.

Rabadon's Deathcap Item Lich Bane Item Hextech Rocketbelt Item

Best Ekko Runes to Counter Gangplank

To have the highest chance of vanquishing Gangplank as Ekko, you should use the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Magical Footwear, and Minion Dematerializer runes. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Ekko vs Gangplank matchups, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. We have also shown the best Gangplank runes to counterpick against Ekko in order to help you grasp how he will probably be built to try to beat your champ.

Best Ekko Runes

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Minion Dematerializer Rune Minion Dematerializer

Best Gangplank Runes

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace


The subsequent tables clarify some important Ekko vs. Gangplank matchup statistics that can help us understand the distinctions between the two. As an example, Ekko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.6 is greater than Gangplank’s ratio of 2.1, indicating that Ekko may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Gangplank.

Battle Stats


Ekko Stats
7.5 5.4
Gangplank Stats


Ekko Stats
5.5 5.8
Gangplank Stats


Ekko Stats
6.6 6.6
Gangplank Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Ekko Stats
3.7 2.5
Gangplank Stats

Damage Dealt

Ekko Stats
18494 20001
Gangplank Stats

Damage Taken

Ekko Stats
28784 23070
Gangplank Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Ekko Stats
5.6 4.9
Gangplank Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Ekko Stats
1 0.8
Gangplank Stats

Dragons Killed

Ekko Stats
2.1 1.9
Gangplank Stats

Barons Killed

Ekko Stats
0.4 0.4
Gangplank Stats

Gold Earned

Ekko Stats
11271 11849
Gangplank Stats

Minions Killed

Ekko Stats
99 170
Gangplank Stats

Ekko often has a much larger longest kill spree than his foe does. On average, Ekko takes more damage than Gangplank. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

Ekko typically totals much less CS than Gangplank. Champions that don't acquire very much CS typically don't require much CS to be useful. They are able to scale fully off of their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with many minion kills, such as ADCs, usually require a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to exceed the averages presented here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 28623 Ekko vs Gangplank 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 Gangplank as Ekko 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.