Gangplank vs Tahm Kench Counter Build

How to Win Gangplank vs Tahm Kench Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Tahm Kench as Gangplank in LoL

How to Beat Tahm Kench as Gangplank

4,657 Gangplank vs Tahm Kench Matchups Analyzed

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked LoL games every week. In our database, Gangplank fought Tahm Kench in 4657 games. Using so many matchups for Gangplank versus Tahm Kench provides us confidence in our ability to produce enlightening stats and a pro build to smash your enemy This particular counter pairing is somewhat rare. Gangplank encounters Tahm Kench in only 3.5% of his games.

Unfortunately, Gangplank does a pathetic job of countering Tahm Kench. On average, he wins a lowly 45.0% of the time the champs clash against one another in. In Gangplank vs Tahm Kench matches, Gangplank’s side is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood. This implies that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Tahm Kench.

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Best Gangplank Items to Counter Tahm Kench

The top items to prioritize in your Gangplank versus Tahm Kench build include Trinity Force, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Gangplank bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better when fighting Tahm Kench than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Gangplank boasted an average win rate of 68.2% when playing against Tahm Kench with these items in his kit.

Best Gangplank Runes to Counter Tahm Kench

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Time Warp Tonic Rune Time Warp Tonic

To have the best chance of coming out on top against Tahm Kench as Gangplank, you should use 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 rune combinations players used for Gangplank vs Tahm Kench battles, this combo of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 45.5% winrate overall.

We have also included the best Tahm Kench runes to fend off Gangplank in order to help you understand how he will probably be built against your champ.


4.9 | Gangplank Tahm Kench | 4.9


6.1 | Gangplank Tahm Kench | 4.8


6.9 | Gangplank Tahm Kench | 8.1

Gangplank vs Tahm Kench Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons provided here emphasize some critical Gangplank against Tahm Kench matchup stats that may help us explain the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Gangplank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.9 is not as good as Tahm Kench’s KDA ratio of 2.7, highlighting that Gangplank may be less central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Tahm Kench..

Gangplank usually has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, he takes less damage than Tahm Kench. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the champ with higher HP has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

In Gangplank vs Tahm Kench matchups, Gangplank commonly takes many more minion kills than Tahm Kench. Champs that don't finish with much CS typically do not have to have much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are able to scale properly off their abilities alone. Yet, champs with plenty of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually must have a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, try to pass the values presented here to do well.

If you want to get Gangplank versus Tahm Kench tips and counter stats for a a specific rank, feel free to select one from the selection menu displayed above. If viewing for the first time, the stats and build suggestions given are calculated using every game run with both champs.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.1 | Gangplank Tahm Kench | 1.12

Largest Multi-Kill

1.26 | Gangplank Tahm Kench | 1.19

Damage Dealt

20,872 | Gangplank Tahm Kench | 16,576

Damage Taken

23,041 | Gangplank Tahm Kench | 32,307

Healing Done

6,272 | Gangplank Tahm Kench | 10,857

Vision Score

17 | Gangplank Tahm Kench | 20

Gold Earned

11,657 | Gangplank Tahm Kench | 10,216

Minions Killed

166 | Gangplank Tahm Kench | 125

Dragons Killed

0.1 | Gangplank Tahm Kench | 0.08

Barons Killed

0.03 | Gangplank Tahm Kench | 0.02


1.94 | Gangplank Tahm Kench | 2.03


0.42 | Gangplank Tahm Kench | 0.49

CC Duration (sec)

285 | Gangplank Tahm Kench | 648

Experience Earned

13,870 | Gangplank Tahm Kench | 13,428

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 4,657 Gangplank vs Tahm Kench 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 Tahm Kench 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.