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

Elise vs Gwen

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

based on 537 Elise vs Gwen matchups
Win Rate
50.5 %
K/D/A
2.55
Pick Rate
2.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League of Legends games every week. In our database, Elise did battle with Gwen in 537 games. Including so many matchups for Elise versus Gwen gives us confidence in our capacity to provide useful data and a supported build to shatter Gwen. This champ pairing is fairly rare. Elise is forced to battle against Gwen in only 2.2% of her games.

Elise vs Gwen Matchup Summary

Elise has done a average job of beating Gwen. On average, she wins a acceptable 50.5% of matches the champions fight one another in. In Elise versus Gwen rounds, Elise’s team is 0.1% more probable to get first blood, implying that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Gwen.

Best Elise vs Gwen 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

Void StaffNashor's ToothLich Bane

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
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Gwen as Elise

Tips for Playing as Elise against Gwen

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 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.

Elise vs Gwen Counter Stats

Elise Image
Win Rate
50.5 %
VS
Win Rate
49.5 %
Gwen Image
7.3
< Kills >
5.8
5.8
< Deaths >
6
7.5
< Assists >
4.4
1.65
< Killing Sprees >
1.38
35
< Minions Killed >
160
1.38
< Dragons Killed >
0.17
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.53
1,419
< Physical Damage >
2,854
15,870
< Magic Damage >
12,024
1,288
< True Damage >
5,291
18,578
< Damage Dealt >
20,170
25,933
< Damage Taken >
28,542
11,147
< Gold Earned >
11,650
1.78
< Towers >
2.49
0.26
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
7,924
< Total Healing >
5,462
12,494
< Experience >
14,277
24
< Vision Score >
17
6
< Wards Placed >
8
158
< Time Dealing CC >
114

How to Counter Gwen with Elise in LoL

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.

Differences between Elise and Gwen

Damage Types Compared

Elise
Gwen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Elise
Gwen

Who is Better, Elise or Gwen?

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.

Additional Information for Elise Players

How We Calculated Our Elise vs Gwen Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Gwen as Elise, we analyzed 537 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 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 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.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Gwen as Elise are shown for all skill levels combined. To filter the statistics and builds to a distinct rank, you should use the selection menu located at the top of this page.