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

Gangplank vs Pantheon

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

based on 1,887 Gangplank vs Pantheon matchups
Win Rate
48.1 %
K/D/A
1.91
Pick Rate
2.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends games every week. Within our dataset, Gangplank faced Pantheon in 1887 matches. Including so many matchups for Gangplank versus Pantheon provides us faith in our ability to provide enlightening statistics and a supported build to counter your rival. This champ pairing is relatively rare. Gangplank has to counter Pantheon in only 2.8% of his games.

Gangplank vs Pantheon Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Gangplank does a dismal job of countering Pantheon. Normally, he wins a lowly 48.1% of matches the champions face each other in. In Gangplank versus Pantheon rounds, Gangplank’s side is 0.1% less expected to gain first blood. This implies that he most likely won't get first blood versus Pantheon.

Best Gangplank vs Pantheon Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
Cloak of AgilityLong Sword

Core Gangplank Items

~22 Mins
Prowler's ClawInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

Lord Dominik's RegardsEssence ReaverMortal Reminder

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

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearFuture's MarketTime Warp Tonic
Sorcery TranscendenceGathering Storm
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
8
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 Pantheon as Gangplank

Tips for Playing as Gangplank against Pantheon

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 Pantheon

Pantheon's Aegis Assault makes him invulnerable from the front. Get behind him or wait it out.

Grand Starfall gives several seconds of warning before Pantheon arrives. Use this time to get out of the way or to form a plan to deal with him.

Be careful near Pantheon if your health is low - a thrown Comet Spear executes low health enemies.

Gangplank vs Pantheon Counter Stats

Gangplank Image
Win Rate
48.1 %
VS
Win Rate
51.9 %
Pantheon Image
6.7
< Kills >
7.3
7
< Deaths >
7.4
6.7
< Assists >
7.5
1.57
< Killing Sprees >
1.68
183
< Minions Killed >
97
0.12
< Dragons Killed >
0.23
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.43
14,803
< Physical Damage >
16,411
3,620
< Magic Damage >
814
3,394
< True Damage >
1,126
21,817
< Damage Dealt >
18,351
23,793
< Damage Taken >
23,013
13,654
< Gold Earned >
11,102
2.12
< Towers >
1.64
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
5,233
< Total Healing >
2,717
15,238
< Experience >
12,991
17
< Vision Score >
32
8
< Wards Placed >
14
269
< Time Dealing CC >
58

How to Counter Pantheon with Gangplank in LoL

The stats provided here clarify several important Gangplank against Pantheon counter statistics that can help you realize the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Gangplank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Pantheon’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Gangplank may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Pantheon..

Gangplank often has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Pantheon. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the champion with higher health has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Gangplank and Pantheon

Damage Types Compared

Gangplank
Pantheon
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Gangplank
Pantheon

Who is Better, Gangplank or Pantheon?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Gangplank usually loses when facing off against Pantheon, with a 48.1% win rate. Thus, Gangplank makes a poor counter for Pantheon.

While Gangplank does have a lower winrate than Pantheon, when on opposite teams, Gangplank also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more challenging character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Gangplank into Pantheonas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Gangplank has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Pantheon. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Gangplank vs Pantheon matchups, Pantheon is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Gangplank is a somewhat poor counter to Pantheon. You will do well by focussing your tactics on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Gangplank against Pantheon.

Additional Information for Gangplank Players

How We Calculated Our Gangplank vs Pantheon Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Pantheon as Gangplank, we analyzed 1,887 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 Pantheon 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

To truly master Gangplank to counter Pantheon during both the early game 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 listen to the build and tips displayed here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Gangplank on average picks up more CS relative to Pantheon. Champs who typically don't earn much CS usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Gangplank versus Pantheon build consist of Prowler's Claw, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Gangplank used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better when fighting Pantheon than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Gangplank had an average winrate of 48.1% when countering Pantheon with this counter build.

To have the best likelihood of beating Pantheon as Gangplank, Gangplank players should take the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Future's Market, Time Warp Tonic, Transcendence, and Gathering Storm runes from the Inspiration and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players used for Gangplank vs Pantheon face-offs, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 48.1% win rate overall.

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