Gragas vs Gangplank Counter Build

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

How to Beat Gangplank as Gragas

952 Gragas vs Gangplank Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Gragas Items to Counter Gangplank

The ideal items to use in your Gragas versus Gangplank build consist of Zhonya's Hourglass, Cosmic Drive, and Everfrost. When Gragas included at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better vs. Gangplank than with most other typical item sets.


5 | Gragas Gangplank | 5.5


5.6 | Gragas Gangplank | 5.9


8.4 | Gragas Gangplank | 7.1

Best Gragas Runes to Counter Gangplank

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight
To have the highest probability of beating Gangplank as Gragas, Gragas players should equip the Phase Rush, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Gragas vs Gangplank clashes, this order of runes yielded the greatest win rate. We have also shown the top Gangplank runes to counterpick against Gragas to help you infer how he will probably be setup against your champion.

Runes Gangplank Will Likely Use to Counter Gragas

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

Gragas vs Gangplank Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here feature some influential Gragas versus Gangplank matchup statistics that may help you distinguish the differences and similarities between this pair of champions. Gragas’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.4 is close to Gangplank’s ratio of 2.1, highlighting that Gragas may be just as central to his team's team fighting capacity than Gangplank.

Gragas typically has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. Commonly, Gragas receives more damage than Gangplank. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Gragas typically takes many fewer minion kills than Gangplank. Champions who on average do not get much CS usually do not need much CS to be useful. Instead, they are able to scale properly off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with tons of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, try to do better than the averages presented here to do well.

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Killing Spree

2.5 | Gragas Gangplank | 2.5

Damage Dealt

16,208 | Gragas Gangplank | 20,521

Damage Taken

27,534 | Gragas Gangplank | 24,070

Gold Earned

9,988 | Gragas Gangplank | 12,065

Minions Killed

65 | Gragas Gangplank | 171


5.4 | Gragas Gangplank | 5.4

Dragons Killed

2 | Gragas Gangplank | 2

Barons Killed

0.5 | Gragas Gangplank | 0.4


0.9 | Gragas Gangplank | 0.9

Gragas vs Gangplank Matchup Summary

We get our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked LoL matches that we evaluate each week. This Gragas vs Gangplank matchup guide resulted from an analysis of 952 ranked games where both champions fought each other.

This particular champ pairing is somewhat rare. Gragas encounters Gangplank in only 3.6% of his games. Gragas has done a decent job of beating Gangplank. Normally, he wins a acceptable 51.0% of games the champs battle each other in. In Gragas against Gangplank rounds, Gragas’s side is 1.0% more likely to get first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood versus Gangplank.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 952 Gragas 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 Gragas 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.