How to Win Gangplank vs Fiddlesticks Counter Matchup Gangplank is in the a tier of champions

Gangplank vs Fiddlesticks

How to Beat Fiddlesticks as Gangplank in LoL Fiddlesticks is in the s tier of champions
Fighter
Mage Support

How to Beat Fiddlesticks as Gangplank

based on 1,218 Gangplank vs Fiddlesticks matchups
Win Rate
50.2 %
K/D/A
2
Pick Rate
1.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked League rounds each week. Within our dataset, Gangplank fought Fiddlesticks in 1218 games. Having so many matchups for Gangplank versus Fiddlesticks gives us confidence in our capability to prepare useful data and a pro build to shatter your enemy. This particular champion pairing is relatively rare. Gangplank is forced to battle against Fiddlesticks in only 1.8% of his games.

Gangplank vs Fiddlesticks Matchup Summary

Gangplank has done a average job of countering Fiddlesticks. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.2% of matches the champs fight one another in. In Gangplank versus Fiddlesticks rounds, Gangplank’s team is 0.1% more probable to earn first blood, implying that he probably will be able to get first blood against Fiddlesticks.

Best Gangplank vs Fiddlesticks Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordCorrupting Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Cloak of AgilitySheen

Core Gangplank Items

~22 Mins
Prowler's ClawInfinity EdgeLord Dominik's Regards

Optional Items

Mortal ReminderThe CollectorHullbreakerEssence Reaver

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Resolve Grasp of the Undying DemolishBone PlatingOvergrowth
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryTime Warp Tonic
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Gangplank's passive ability p
Gangplank q ability q
Gangplank w ability w
Gangplank e ability e
Gangplank's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Fiddlesticks as Gangplank

Tips for Playing as Gangplank against Fiddlesticks

Parrrley applies On Hit effects like Frozen Mallet or Black Cleaver.

Try placing Cannon Barrage on the path of escape to cut off fleeing enemies.

Paying attention to low-health enemies on the map can land you a surprise kill with Cannon Barrage.

Gangplank vs Fiddlesticks Counter Stats

Gangplank Image
Win Rate
50.2 %
VS
Win Rate
49.8 %
Fiddlesticks Image
6.7
< Kills >
6.6
6.6
< Deaths >
6.2
6.5
< Assists >
9.2
1.54
< Killing Sprees >
1.53
190
< Minions Killed >
38
0.12
< Dragons Killed >
1.42
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.38
15,398
< Physical Damage >
267
3,810
< Magic Damage >
16,989
3,430
< True Damage >
1,107
22,639
< Damage Dealt >
18,363
23,505
< Damage Taken >
30,503
13,874
< Gold Earned >
11,580
2.23
< Towers >
1.23
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.31
5,345
< Total Healing >
14,183
15,549
< Experience >
13,599
18
< Vision Score >
53
9
< Wards Placed >
4
266
< Time Dealing CC >
694

How to Counter Fiddlesticks with Gangplank in LoL

The stats shown here show several important Gangplank vs. Fiddlesticks matchup statistics that may help you figure out the distinctions between this pair of champs. For instance, Gangplank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Fiddlesticks’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Gangplank may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Fiddlesticks..

Gangplank usually has a similar longest killing spree as his counter does. Typically, he takes less damage than Fiddlesticks. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also show that the champ with higher health has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Gangplank and Fiddlesticks

Damage Types Compared

Gangplank
Fiddlesticks
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Gangplank
Fiddlesticks

Who is Better, Gangplank or Fiddlesticks?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Gangplank usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Fiddlesticks, with a 50.2% win rate. Thus, Gangplank makes an ok counter for Fiddlesticks.

While Gangplank does have a higher winrate compared to Fiddlesticks, when facing one another, Gangplank also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging character to develop with. You should be careful when picking Gangplank into Fiddlesticksas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Gangplank also has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Fiddlesticks. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Gangplank is a decent counter for Fiddlesticks. Focus your strategy on maximizing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Gangplank against Fiddlesticks.

Additional Information for Gangplank Players

How We Calculated Our Gangplank vs Fiddlesticks Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Fiddlesticks as Gangplank, we analyzed 1,218 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 Fiddlesticks as Gangplank 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Gangplank to counter Fiddlesticks during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Gangplank usually accumulates much more CS compared to Fiddlesticks. Champs who typically don't acquire many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values reported here to do well.

The top items to use in your Gangplank versus Fiddlesticks build consist of Prowler's Claw, Infinity Edge, and Lord Dominik's Regards. When Gangplank combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better countering Fiddlesticks than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Gangplank boasted an average winrate of 50.2% battling Fiddlesticks with this build.

To have the greatest chance of coming out on top against Fiddlesticks as Gangplank, you should equip the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Bone Plating, Overgrowth, Biscuit Delivery, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes that we analyzed for Gangplank vs Fiddlesticks fights, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 50.2% winrate overall.

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