How to Win Gnar vs Wukong Counter Matchup Gnar is in the b tier of champions

Gnar vs Wukong

How to Beat Wukong as Gnar in LoL Wukong is in the b tier of champions
Fighter Tank
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Wukong as Gnar

based on 863 Gnar vs Wukong matchups
Win Rate
45 %
K/D/A
1.72
Pick Rate
3.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked LoL rounds each week. Within our database, Gnar did battle with Wukong in 863 games. Using so many matchups for Gnar vs Wukong gives us a lot of faith in our ability to produce actionable data and a solid build to suppress your rival. This particular counter pairing is fairly rare. Gnar fights Wukong in only 3.8% of his rounds.

Gnar vs Wukong Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Gnar has done a terrible job of countering Wukong. Normally, he wins a lowly 45.0% of games the champs face one another in. In Gnar vs Wukong matches, Gnar’s team is 0.1% less expected to earn first blood, implying that he probably won't get first blood versus Wukong.

Best Gnar vs Wukong Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsRuby Crystal

Core Gnar Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererThornmailHullbreaker

Optional Items

Sterak's GageRanduin's OmenBlack Cleaver

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Gnar to level up q
>
Second ability for Gnar to level up w
>
Last skill for Gnar to max out e

Runes

Precision Fleet Footwork TriumphLegend: AlacrityLast Stand
Resolve Bone PlatingOvergrowth
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Gnar's passive ability p
Gnar q ability q
Gnar w ability w
Gnar e ability e
Gnar's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
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W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Wukong as Gnar

Tips for Playing as Gnar against Wukong

Position yourself next to walls to bait your enemies into getting stunned by your ultimate.

Managing your Rage is very important. Try to time out your transformations so you can get maximum benefit from both forms.

Know your strengths! Mini Gnar is fast, squishy, and has high sustained damage. Mega Gnar is slow, tough, and has high burst.

Advice to Win Against Wukong

Wukong becomes tougher to kill when surrounded by his enemies. Try to isolate him to gain an advantage.

Wukong will often use Decoy after Nimbus Strike. Try delaying your abilities by a short amount of time to ensure that you're hitting the real Wukong.

Gnar vs Wukong Counter Stats

Gnar Image
Win Rate
45 %
VS
Win Rate
55 %
Wukong Image
4.6
< Kills >
6.8
6.1
< Deaths >
5.6
5.9
< Assists >
6.6
1.04
< Killing Sprees >
1.58
162
< Minions Killed >
96
0.1
< Dragons Killed >
0.85
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.52
14,895
< Physical Damage >
13,359
2,471
< Magic Damage >
2,690
618
< True Damage >
986
17,985
< Damage Dealt >
17,036
26,400
< Damage Taken >
27,075
11,162
< Gold Earned >
11,597
2.45
< Towers >
2.2
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.18
3,605
< Total Healing >
7,267
14,315
< Experience >
13,794
18
< Vision Score >
19
9
< Wards Placed >
7
400
< Time Dealing CC >
106

How to Counter Wukong with Gnar in LoL

The stats provided here show some critical Gnar against Wukong counter stats that may help us appreciate the differences between the two. As an example, Gnar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Wukong’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Gnar may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Wukong..

Gnar often has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he takes a similar amount of damage to Wukong. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Gnar and Wukong

Damage Types Compared

Gnar
Wukong
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Gnar
Wukong

Who is Better, Gnar or Wukong?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Gnar usually loses when taking on Wukong, with a 45.0% win rate. Thus, Gnar makes a bad counter to Wukong.

While Gnar does have a much lower win rate compared to Wukong, when they face off with one another, Gnar also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult champ to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Gnar into Wukongas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Gnar also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Wukong. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

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

Gnar is a trash counter to Wukong. Make sure you focus your actions on keeping up your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Gnar against Wukong.

Additional Information for Gnar Players

How We Calculated Our Gnar vs Wukong Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Wukong as Gnar, we analyzed 863 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 Wukong as Gnar 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 Gnar in order to counter Wukong during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Gnar usually picks up more CS relative to Wukong. Champions who on average don't earn much CS usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported here to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Gnar versus Wukong build include Divine Sunderer, Thornmail, and Hullbreaker. When Gnar included at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better versus Wukong than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Gnar had an average winrate of 45.0% when countering Wukong with this build.

To have the greatest probability of vanquishing Wukong as Gnar, Gnar players should use the Fleet Footwork, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed for Gnar vs Wukong counterpicks, this composite of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 45.0% winrate overall.

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