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

Gangplank vs Lee Sin

How to Beat Lee Sin as Gangplank in LoL Lee Sin is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Lee Sin as Gangplank

based on 2,473 Gangplank vs Lee Sin matchups
Win Rate
54.5 %
K/D/A
2.13
Pick Rate
3.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League of Legends matches each and every week. Within our database, Gangplank faced off against Lee Sin in 2473 games. Using so many games with Gangplank versus Lee Sin gives us a lot of confidence in our capacity to produce enlightening statistics and a pro build to counter your enemy. This particular champ matchup is fairly rare. Gangplank encounters Lee Sin in only 3.1% of his matches.

Gangplank vs Lee Sin Matchup Summary

Gangplank does a great job of countering Lee Sin. Normally, he wins a terrific 54.5% of the time the champs oppose one another in. In Gangplank versus Lee Sin matches, Gangplank’s side is 0.1% less likely to gain first blood, implying that he most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Lee Sin.

Best Gangplank vs Lee Sin Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
SheenCaulfield's Warhammer

Core Gangplank Items

~22 Mins
Prowler's ClawInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

Lord Dominik's RegardsDeath's DanceMortal ReminderEssence 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 Future's MarketTime Warp Tonic
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Gangplank's passive ability p
Gangplank q ability q
Gangplank w ability w
Gangplank e ability e
Gangplank's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Lee Sin as Gangplank

Tips for Playing as Gangplank against Lee Sin

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.

Advice to Win Against Lee Sin

Stay spread out to minimize the impact of Lee Sin's ultimate, Dragon's Rage.

Lee Sin has powerful tools to combat physical damage in Iron Will and Cripple but he is still vulnerable to magic damage.

Lee Sin relies heavily on following up with his abilities. Use disables to prevent him from chaining together his abilities and attacks.

Gangplank vs Lee Sin Counter Stats

Gangplank Image
Win Rate
54.5 %
VS
Win Rate
45.5 %
Lee Sin Image
6.5
< Kills >
7
6.1
< Deaths >
6.3
6.5
< Assists >
8.6
1.51
< Killing Sprees >
1.61
188
< Minions Killed >
39
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
1.54
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.42
15,944
< Physical Damage >
12,879
3,614
< Magic Damage >
2,579
4,307
< True Damage >
818
23,866
< Damage Dealt >
16,277
24,242
< Damage Taken >
32,008
13,792
< Gold Earned >
11,650
2.26
< Towers >
1.52
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.32
5,290
< Total Healing >
7,532
15,154
< Experience >
13,322
18
< Vision Score >
24
8
< Wards Placed >
12
276
< Time Dealing CC >
408

How to Counter Lee Sin with Gangplank in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here underscore some influential Gangplank vs. Lee Sin matchup statistics that can help you explain the differences between the pair. As an example, Gangplank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Lee Sin’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Gangplank may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Lee Sin..

Gangplank normally has a similar longest kill spree as his matchup does. Typically, he takes less damage than Lee Sin. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Gangplank and Lee Sin

Damage Types Compared

Gangplank
Lee Sin
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Gangplank
Lee Sin

Who is Better, Gangplank or Lee Sin?

Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Gangplank usually wins when facing off against Lee Sin, with a 54.5% win rate. Thus, Gangplank makes a great counter for Lee Sin.

While Gangplank does have a much higher win rate than Lee Sin, when on opposite teams, Gangplank also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more challenging character to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Gangplank into Lee Sinas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Gangplank has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Lee Sin. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Gangplank vs Lee Sin matchups, Gangplank is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Gangplank is a great counter to Lee Sin. Focus your gameplay on increasing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Gangplank against Lee Sin.

Additional Information for Gangplank Players

How We Calculated Our Gangplank vs Lee Sin Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lee Sin as Gangplank, we analyzed 2,473 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 Lee Sin 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to truly master Gangplank in order to counter Lee Sin during both the laning 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 mind the build and tips presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Gangplank often racks up much more CS compared to Lee Sin. Champions who typically don't take many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most important items to have in your Gangplank versus Lee Sin build include Prowler's Claw, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Gangplank included at least these three items in his build, he performed much better countering Lee Sin than with many other common builds. In fact, Gangplank boasted an average win rate of 54.5% battling Lee Sin with these items in his kit.

To have the best probability of crushing Lee Sin as Gangplank, Gangplank players should equip 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 builds players used for Gangplank vs Lee Sin LoL games, this blending of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 54.5% win rate overall.

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