Gwen vs Aphelios Counter Build

How to Win Gwen vs Aphelios Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Aphelios as Gwen in LoL

How to Beat Aphelios as Gwen

4,668 Gwen vs Aphelios Matchups Analyzed

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of rated League rounds that we evaluate every week. This guide on how to beat Aphelios as Gwen came out of an evaluation of 4668 ranked games where both champs battled each other. This matchup is somewhat rare. Gwen encounters Aphelios in only 3.2% of her games.

Unfortunately, Gwen has done a dismal job of countering Aphelios. On average, she wins a lowly 48.3% of the time the champs fight each other in. In Gwen vs Aphelios games, Gwen’s side is 0.0% more expected to earn first blood. This implies that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Aphelios.

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Best Gwen Items to Counter Aphelios

The most important items to focus on in your Gwen versus Aphelios build include Riftmaker, Nashor's Tooth, and Cosmic Drive. When Gwen combined at least these three pieces in her build, she did much better when fighting Aphelios than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Gwen boasted an average win rate of 61.2% when countering Aphelios with these items in her kit.

Best Gwen Runes to Counter Aphelios

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth

To have the highest likelihood of coming out on top against Aphelios as Gwen, you should equip the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Gwen vs Aphelios counterpicks, this combo of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 56.1% winrate overall.

We have also shown the best Aphelios runes to duel Gwen to help you recognize how he will probably be played against your champ.


5.7 | Gwen Aphelios | 6.3


5.9 | Gwen Aphelios | 5.8


5.1 | Gwen Aphelios | 6.6

Gwen vs Aphelios Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here highlight some important Gwen versus Aphelios matchup stats that can help us appreciate the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Gwen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.8 is less than Aphelios’s KDA ratio of 2.2, showing that Gwen may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Aphelios..

Gwen typically has a similar longest kill spree as her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, she receives more damage than Aphelios. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the champ with higher health has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

In Gwen vs Aphelios matchups, Gwen commonly takes fewer minion kills than Aphelios. Champs who on average don't acquire very much CS normally don't have to have much CS to be useful. Instead, they are able to scale fully off their abilities alone. However, champions with large amounts of CS, such as ADCs, usually have to have a lot of gold to be effective. In either situation, work to do better than the values presented here to do well.

If you want to see Gwen versus Aphelios tips and counter stats for a an individual player tier, please select one from the selection menu above. By default, the statistics and build suggestions displayed are calculated using all rounds played with these champions.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.29 | Gwen Aphelios | 1.46

Largest Multi-Kill

1.44 | Gwen Aphelios | 1.59

Damage Dealt

17,680 | Gwen Aphelios | 18,087

Damage Taken

26,194 | Gwen Aphelios | 17,377

Healing Done

7,886 | Gwen Aphelios | 4,510

Vision Score

18 | Gwen Aphelios | 18

Gold Earned

10,979 | Gwen Aphelios | 11,339

Minions Killed

138 | Gwen Aphelios | 165

Dragons Killed

0.31 | Gwen Aphelios | 0.2

Barons Killed

0.09 | Gwen Aphelios | 0.06


2.29 | Gwen Aphelios | 2.57


0.5 | Gwen Aphelios | 0.57

CC Duration (sec)

114 | Gwen Aphelios | 146

Experience Earned

13,407 | Gwen Aphelios | 11,834

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 4,668 Gwen vs Aphelios 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 Aphelios as Gwen 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.