Gangplank vs Nocturne Counter Build

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

How to Beat Nocturne as Gangplank

11,719 Gangplank vs Nocturne Matchups Analyzed

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First Blood


Best Gangplank Items to Counter Nocturne

The ideal items to prioritize in your Gangplank versus Nocturne build consist of Infinity Edge, Mortal Reminder, and Trinity Force. When Gangplank included at least these three items in his build, he performed much better against Nocturne than with most other common item sets.


5.3 | Gangplank Nocturne | 7.8


6.2 | Gangplank Nocturne | 5.9


6.7 | Gangplank Nocturne | 7.5

Best Gangplank Runes to Counter Nocturne

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
To have the best probability of defeating Nocturne as Gangplank, Gangplank players should use the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Bone Plating, Overgrowth, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes. Out of all the runes we have analyed for Gangplank vs Nocturne battles, this set of runes yielded the highest win rate. We have also shown the best Nocturne runes to fend off Gangplank to help you understand how he will probably be built against you.

Runes Nocturne Will Likely Use to Counter Gangplank

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection

Gangplank vs Nocturne Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown on this page emphasize several important Gangplank vs. Nocturne matchup statistics that may help you figure out the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Gangplank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.9 is worse than Nocturne’s ratio of 2.6, indicating that Gangplank may be less central to his team's team fighting capacity than Nocturne.

Gangplank usually has a significant smaller longest killing spree than his opponent does. Typically, Gangplank receives less damage than Nocturne. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

In Gangplank vs Nocturne matchups, Gangplank usually gets many more minion kills than Nocturne. Champs who on average do not get very much CS normally do not require much CS to be useful. Instead, they are capable of scaling properly off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champions with scores of minion kills, such as ADCs, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, work to top the averages displayed here to do well.

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Killing Spree

2.3 | Gangplank Nocturne | 3.6

Damage Dealt

19,508 | Gangplank Nocturne | 16,891

Damage Taken

23,702 | Gangplank Nocturne | 30,238

Gold Earned

11,877 | Gangplank Nocturne | 11,874

Minions Killed

169 | Gangplank Nocturne | 57


4.9 | Gangplank Nocturne | 5.8

Dragons Killed

1.9 | Gangplank Nocturne | 2.1

Barons Killed

0.4 | Gangplank Nocturne | 0.5


0.8 | Gangplank Nocturne | 1

Gangplank vs Nocturne Matchup Summary

We produce our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated League of Legends games that we evaluate each and every week. This Gangplank against Nocturne counter guide came out of an evaluation of 11,719 ranked matches where both champions faced off against each other.

This matchup is somewhat common. Gangplank encounters Nocturne in 21.8% of his games. Unfortunitally, Gangplank does a awful job of countering Nocturne. On average, Gangplank wins a lowly 44.0% of games the champs clash against one another in. In Gangplank against Nocturne matches, Gangplank’s team is 1.0% more probable to obtain first blood, indicating that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Nocturne.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 11,719 Gangplank vs Nocturne 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 Nocturne 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.