How to Win Gragas vs Tryndamere Counter Matchup Gragas is in the b tier of champions

Gragas vs Tryndamere

How to Beat Tryndamere as Gragas in LoL Tryndamere is in the s tier of champions
Fighter Mage
Fighter Assassin

How to Beat Tryndamere as Gragas

based on 1,570 Gragas vs Tryndamere matchups
Win Rate
49 %
K/D/A
2.36
Pick Rate
2.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked League rounds every week. In our database, Gragas fought Tryndamere in 1570 matches. Including so many matchups for Gragas vs Tryndamere provides us faith in our ability to prepare enlightening stats and a solid build to shatter Tryndamere. This champ matchup is somewhat rare. Gragas is forced to battle against Tryndamere in only 2.8% of his rounds.

Gragas vs Tryndamere Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Gragas has done a poor job of beating Tryndamere. On average, he wins a acceptable 49.0% of the time the champions face off with one another in. In Gragas against Tryndamere rounds, Gragas’s team is 0.1% less likely to get first blood. This implies that he most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Tryndamere.

Best Gragas vs Tryndamere Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Gragas Items

~22 Mins
Night HarvesterRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Optional Items

Lich BaneCosmic DriveZhonya's HourglassSeraph's Embrace

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearBiscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Sorcery Manaflow BandTranscendence
Adaptive Force Adaptive Force Armor
Gragas's passive ability p
Gragas q ability q
Gragas w ability w
Gragas e ability e
Gragas's ultimate ability r
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W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
8
E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Tryndamere as Gragas

Tips for Playing as Gragas against Tryndamere

Try to knock enemies back into your towers with Explosive Cask.

The damage reduction from Drunken Rage is applied when you start drinking, try to use it when you see damage coming your way.

Try to combo Body Slam with Explosive Cask to set up kills for your team.

Advice to Win Against Tryndamere

Try harassing Tryndamere early so he can't kill minions and heal with Bloodlust.

Most of Tryndamere's damage is physical. If he's getting too strong, consider buying a Thornmail.

Remember, Tryndamere can only slow you if you are facing away from him.

Gragas vs Tryndamere Counter Stats

Gragas Image
Win Rate
49 %
VS
Win Rate
51 %
Tryndamere Image
5.3
< Kills >
5.5
5.3
< Deaths >
5.6
7.2
< Assists >
4.2
1.18
< Killing Sprees >
1.27
109
< Minions Killed >
173
0.44
< Dragons Killed >
0.24
0.36
< Inhibitors >
0.62
1,813
< Physical Damage >
16,319
17,700
< Magic Damage >
334
699
< True Damage >
1,313
20,212
< Damage Dealt >
17,967
28,864
< Damage Taken >
34,733
10,651
< Gold Earned >
12,328
1.41
< Towers >
2.85
0.13
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
8,955
< Total Healing >
12,023
13,674
< Experience >
14,955
20
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
458
< Time Dealing CC >
89

How to Counter Tryndamere with Gragas in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here clarify some significant Gragas vs. Tryndamere counter statistics that can help you appreciate the differences between these two champs. Gragas’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Tryndamere’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Gragas may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Tryndamere..

Gragas often has a similar longest killing spree as his matchup does. On average, he takes less damage than Tryndamere. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Gragas and Tryndamere

Damage Types Compared

Gragas
Tryndamere
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Gragas
Tryndamere

Who is Better, Gragas or Tryndamere?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Gragas usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Tryndamere, with a 49.0% win rate. Thus, Gragas makes an ok counter to Tryndamere.

While Gragas does have a lower winrate than Tryndamere, when facing one another, Gragas also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more challenging character to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Gragas into Tryndamere.

Moreover, Gragas also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Tryndamere. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Gragas vs Tryndamere matchups, Tryndamere is the better champ with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Gragas is a somewhat poor counter to Tryndamere. Make sure you focus your play on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Gragas against Tryndamere.

Additional Information for Gragas Players

How We Calculated Our Gragas vs Tryndamere Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Tryndamere as Gragas, we analyzed 1,570 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 Tryndamere 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to truly master Gragas in order to counter Tryndamere during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Gragas often accumulates less CS compared to Tryndamere. Champions who on average don't take many minion kills often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.

The best items to use in your Gragas versus Tryndamere build consist of Night Harvester, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Gragas incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better when facing Tryndamere than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Gragas boasted an average winrate of 49.0% when countering Tryndamere with this build.

To have the best likelihood of crushing Tryndamere as Gragas, Gragas players should use the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Inspiration and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the runes we have analyed for Gragas vs Tryndamere fights, this combo of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 49.0% win rate overall.

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