Garen vs Gangplank Counter Build

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

How to Beat Gangplank as Garen

5,580 Garen vs Gangplank Matchups Analyzed

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of recently ranked League rounds every week. In our database, Garen engaged Gangplank 5580 times. Using so many games with Garen versus Gangplank gives us faith in our capability to prepare enlightening data and a recommended build to annihilate Gangplank This particular champ matchup is fairly rare. Garen fights Gangplank in only 1.9% of his rounds.

Garen has done a great job of countering Gangplank. On average, he wins a terrific 55.6% of the time the champions clash against each other in. In Garen against Gangplank matches, Garen’s team is 0.0% more probable to get first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood against Gangplank.

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Best Garen Items to Counter Gangplank

The top items to focus on in your Garen versus Gangplank build consist of Stridebreaker, Mortal Reminder, and Sterak's Gage. When Garen bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better vs Gangplank than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Garen had an average winrate of 68.6% when countering Gangplank with this counter build.

Best Garen Runes to Counter Gangplank

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Conditioning Rune Conditioning

To have the best likelihood of vanquishing Gangplank as Garen, Garen players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Overgrowth, and Conditioning runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes players used for Garen vs Gangplank battles, this mix of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 59.3% winrate overall.

We have also included the best Gangplank runes to counterpick against Garen to help you interpret how he will likely be played against your champ.


6.9 | Garen Gangplank | 5.4


5 | Garen Gangplank | 6


4.6 | Garen Gangplank | 6.6

Garen vs Gangplank Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here show several significant Garen against Gangplank counter stats that can help you distinguish the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Garen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is similar to Gangplank’s ratio of 2.0, showing that Garen may be just as central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Gangplank..

Garen typically has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, he takes more damage than Gangplank. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the champion with increased HP has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

In Garen vs Gangplank matchups, Garen commonly tallies fewer minion kills than Gangplank. Champs that don't get very much CS usually do not need much CS to be effective. Instead, they are able to scale easily off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with scores of minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of gold to be effective. In either case, try to pass the values displayed here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.54 | Garen Gangplank | 1.23

Largest Multi-Kill

1.36 | Garen Gangplank | 1.32

Damage Dealt

17,719 | Garen Gangplank | 20,277

Damage Taken

28,032 | Garen Gangplank | 22,808

Healing Done

3,258 | Garen Gangplank | 5,911

Vision Score

18 | Garen Gangplank | 17

Gold Earned

12,162 | Garen Gangplank | 12,227

Minions Killed

162 | Garen Gangplank | 177

Dragons Killed

0.15 | Garen Gangplank | 0.11

Barons Killed

0.03 | Garen Gangplank | 0.04


2.86 | Garen Gangplank | 1.99


0.64 | Garen Gangplank | 0.41

CC Duration (sec)

162 | Garen Gangplank | 286

Experience Earned

15,028 | Garen Gangplank | 14,545

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

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