Gangplank vs Garen Counter Build

How to Win Gangplank vs Garen Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Garen as Gangplank in LoL

How to Beat Garen as Gangplank

5,580 Gangplank vs Garen Matchups Analyzed

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated League of Legends matches that we get from Riot Games every week. This guide on how to beat Garen as Gangplank came out of an examination of 5580 ranked matches where both champs clashed against one another. This particular counter matchup is somewhat uncommon. Gangplank has to counter Garen in only 4.2% of his rounds.

Unfortunately, Gangplank does a awful job of beating Garen. On average, he wins a lowly 44.4% of games the champions fight one another in. In Gangplank versus Garen matches, Gangplank’s team is 0.0% more probable to earn first blood, indicating that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Garen.

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Best Gangplank Items to Counter Garen

The most crucial items to have in your Gangplank versus Garen build consist of Trinity Force, Chempunk Chainsword, and Serpent's Fang. When Gangplank combined at least these three items in his build, he performed much better against Garen than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Gangplank had an average winrate of 56.4% battling Garen with these items in his kit.

Best Gangplank Runes to Counter Garen

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Future's Market Rune Future's Market
Time Warp Tonic Rune Time Warp Tonic

To have the highest chance of crushing Garen as Gangplank, you should use the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Bone Plating, Overgrowth, Future's Market, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players used for Gangplank vs Garen counter picks, this set of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 48.1% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the best Garen runes to duel Gangplank to help you infer how he will probably be built against your champ.


5.4 | Gangplank Garen | 6.9


6 | Gangplank Garen | 5


6.6 | Gangplank Garen | 4.6

Gangplank vs Garen Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown here feature some important Gangplank versus Garen counter statistics that can help us realize the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Gangplank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.0 is close to Garen’s KDA ratio of 2.3, indicating that Gangplank may be just as central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Garen..

Gangplank often has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Commonly, he receives less damage than Garen. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Gangplank typically totals a similar number of CS than Garen. Champions who on average do not acquire many minion kills normally do not require much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are capable of scaling adequately off their skills and stats alone. However, champions with many minion kills, such as carries, typically need a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to top the values presented here to do well.

If you want to get Gangplank vs Garen tips and counter builds for a an individual division rank, please choose one from the selection menu above. At first, the stats and guides given are computed using every game completed with both champions.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.23 | Gangplank Garen | 1.54

Largest Multi-Kill

1.32 | Gangplank Garen | 1.36

Damage Dealt

20,277 | Gangplank Garen | 17,719

Damage Taken

22,808 | Gangplank Garen | 28,032

Healing Done

5,911 | Gangplank Garen | 3,258

Vision Score

17 | Gangplank Garen | 18

Gold Earned

12,227 | Gangplank Garen | 12,162

Minions Killed

177 | Gangplank Garen | 162

Dragons Killed

0.11 | Gangplank Garen | 0.15

Barons Killed

0.04 | Gangplank Garen | 0.03


1.99 | Gangplank Garen | 2.86


0.41 | Gangplank Garen | 0.64

CC Duration (sec)

286 | Gangplank Garen | 162

Experience Earned

14,545 | Gangplank Garen | 15,028

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 5,580 Gangplank vs Garen 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 Garen 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.