Gragas vs Swain Counter Build

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

How to Beat Swain as Gragas

1,786 Gragas vs Swain Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Gragas Items to Counter Swain

The most important items to focus on in your Gragas versus Swain build include Void Staff, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Night Harvester. When Gragas bought at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better vs Swain than with most other common builds.


4.9 | Gragas Swain | 5.9


6 | Gragas Swain | 6.7


8.5 | Gragas Swain | 11.1

Best Gragas Runes to Counter Swain

Predator Rune Predator
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ingenious Hunter Rune Ingenious Hunter
Perfect Timing Rune Perfect Timing
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight
To have the best probability of vanquishing Swain as Gragas, you should use the Predator, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ingenious Hunter, Perfect Timing, and Cosmic Insight runes. Out of all the runes players picked for Gragas vs Swain fights, this composite of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also shown the top Swain runes to counterpick against Gragas in order to help you grasp how he will probably be played to try to beat your champ.

Runes Swain Will Likely Use to Counter Gragas

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter

Gragas vs Swain Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown on this page emphasize several strategic Gragas versus Swain counter statistics that may help you interpret the differences and similarities between this set of champs. As an example, Gragas’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is not as good as Swain’s KDA ratio of 2.5, demonstrating that Gragas may be less central to his team's team fighting capability than Swain.

Gragas often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his foe does. Typically, Gragas takes more damage than Swain. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Gragas typically earns a similar number of minion kills than Swain. Champions that don't get very much CS usually do not need much CS to be useful. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills and stats alone. Yet, champions with plenty of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of gold to be useful. In either situation, try to do better than the values displayed here to do well.

By default, Gragas vs Swain tips, stats, and build suggestions are presented for every ranked division. To narrow the stats and builds to an individual skill level, you should use the selection menu earlier on the page.

Killing Spree

2.3 | Gragas Swain | 2.6

Damage Dealt

16,392 | Gragas Swain | 20,999

Damage Taken

27,351 | Gragas Swain | 22,868

Gold Earned

9,699 | Gragas Swain | 9,973

Minions Killed

60 | Gragas Swain | 71


4.8 | Gragas Swain | 5.8

Dragons Killed

1.8 | Gragas Swain | 2.1

Barons Killed

0.4 | Gragas Swain | 0.5


0.8 | Gragas Swain | 1

Gragas vs Swain Matchup Summary

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League of Legends matches each week. Within our database, Gragas did battle with Swain 1,786 times. With so many games with Gragas vs Swain gives us a lot of faith in our capacity to produce enlightening stats and a pro build to smash your foe.

This particular matchup is somewhat uncommon. Gragas fights Swain in only 6.7% of his matches. Unfortunitally, Gragas has done a terrible job of countering Swain. Typically, Gragas wins a lowly 43.0% of matches the champs face each other in. In Gragas against Swain rounds, Gragas’s team is 3.0% less expected to earn first blood. This implies that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Swain.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 1,786 Gragas vs Swain 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 Swain 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.