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.
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.
The stats shown here emphasize several valuable Elise against Gwen matchup stats that can help us understand the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Elise’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Gwen’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Elise may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Gwen..
Elise normally has a similar longest killing spree as her matchup does. Typically, she takes a similar amount of damage to Gwen. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the champion with more health has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Elise usually fairs equally well when facing off against Gwen, with a 50.5% win rate. Therefore, Elise makes an ok counter for Gwen.
While Elise does have a higher winrate than Gwen, when they face off with one another, Elise also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes her a more complex champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Elise into Gwenas her relative depth means you may not be able to reach her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.
Additionally, Elise also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Gwen. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Elise vs Gwen matchups, Elise is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.
Elise is a decent counter for Gwen. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Elise against Gwen.
To learn all of the intricacies of Elise to counter Gwen during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Elise usually picks up a lot less CS relative to Gwen. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown here to do well.
The most crucial items to have in your Elise versus Gwen build consist of Night Harvester, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Elise included at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better against Gwen than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Elise boasted an average win rate of 50.5% battling Gwen with this counter build.
To have the greatest probability of crushing Gwen as Elise, Elise players should use the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Nimbus Cloak, and Waterwalking runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the runes that we analyzed for Elise vs Gwen counter picks, this combination of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 50.5% win rate overall.
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