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.
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.
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.
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.
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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