How to Win Elise vs Gangplank Counter Matchup Elise is in the s tier of champions

Elise vs Gangplank

How to Beat Gangplank as Elise in LoL Gangplank is in the a tier of champions
Mage Fighter
Fighter

How to Beat Gangplank as Elise

based on 1,023 Elise vs Gangplank matchups
Win Rate
49.5 %
K/D/A
2.48
Pick Rate
4.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of ranked League of Legends matches every week. In our dataset, Elise faced off against Gangplank 1023 times. Including so many matchups for Elise vs Gangplank provides us faith in our ability to produce actionable stats and a solid build to destroy Gangplank. This champ matchup is fairly uncommon. Elise has to counter Gangplank in only 4.1% of her matches.

Elise vs Gangplank Matchup Summary

Elise has done a ok job of countering Gangplank. Normally, she wins a acceptable 49.5% of games the champions face one another in. In Elise against Gangplank rounds, Elise’s team is 0.2% more expected to gain first blood. This indicates that she probably will get first blood versus Gangplank.

Best Elise vs Gangplank Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Dark SealSorcerer's Shoes

Core Elise Items

~22 Mins
Night HarvesterZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Lich BaneMorellonomiconVoid Staff

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Sorcery Nimbus CloakWaterwalking
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Elise's passive ability p
Elise q ability q
Elise w ability w
Elise e ability e
Elise's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
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W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Gangplank as Elise

Tips for Playing as Elise against Gangplank

Elise's Spider Form and Spider Form abilities do not cost mana and can be prioritized when you are trying to conserve mana.

When in Spider Form, Spiderlings will attack the target that Elise uses Venomous Bite on.

Spider Form is most effective at finishing off enemies with low health; Human Form's Neurotoxin does more damage to healthy foes.

Advice to Win Against Gangplank

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.

Elise vs Gangplank Counter Stats

Elise Image
Win Rate
49.5 %
VS
Win Rate
50.5 %
Gangplank Image
7.5
< Kills >
6.3
6
< Deaths >
6.2
7.4
< Assists >
6.3
1.69
< Killing Sprees >
1.45
39
< Minions Killed >
184
1.31
< Dragons Killed >
0.12
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.43
1,359
< Physical Damage >
15,742
16,140
< Magic Damage >
3,616
1,301
< True Damage >
4,097
18,801
< Damage Dealt >
23,456
27,332
< Damage Taken >
23,943
11,464
< Gold Earned >
13,633
1.84
< Towers >
2.04
0.3
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
8,278
< Total Healing >
5,302
12,854
< Experience >
14,926
25
< Vision Score >
17
6
< Wards Placed >
8
149
< Time Dealing CC >
274

How to Counter Gangplank with Elise in LoL

The stats shown here show several influential Elise versus Gangplank matchup stats that can help you explain the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Elise’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Gangplank’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Elise may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Gangplank..

Elise often has a similar longest kill spree as her counter does. Typically, she takes more damage than Gangplank. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Elise and Gangplank

Damage Types Compared

Elise
Gangplank
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Elise
Gangplank

Who is Better, Elise or Gangplank?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Elise usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Gangplank, with a 49.5% win rate. Therefore, Elise makes an ok counter for Gangplank.

While Elise does have a lower winrate than Gangplank, when facing one another, Elise also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more complex champion to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Elise into Gangplankas her relative depth means you may not be able to reach her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Elise has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Gangplank. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Elise vs Gangplank matchups, Gangplank is the better champ with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Elise is a somewhat poor counter for Gangplank. Focus your strategy on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Elise against Gangplank.

Additional Information for Elise Players

How We Calculated Our Elise vs Gangplank Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Gangplank as Elise, we analyzed 1,023 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 Elise 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 Elise to counter Gangplank during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Elise on average gets a lot less CS as Gangplank. Champs who on average 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 skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Elise versus Gangplank build include Night Harvester, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Elise used at least these three pieces in her build, she did much better vs Gangplank than with many other common builds. In fact, Elise had an average win rate of 49.5% when countering Gangplank with these items in her kit.

To have the highest probability of defeating Gangplank as Elise, you should use the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Nimbus Cloak, and Waterwalking runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Elise vs Gangplank counter picks, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 49.5% winrate overall.

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