How to Win Gwen vs Cassiopeia Counter Matchup Gwen is in the b tier of champions

Gwen vs Cassiopeia

How to Beat Cassiopeia as Gwen in LoL Cassiopeia is in the s tier of champions
Fighter Assassin
Mage

How to Beat Cassiopeia as Gwen

based on 254 Gwen vs Cassiopeia matchups
Win Rate
48.4 %
K/D/A
1.74
Pick Rate
1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of ranked LoL rounds each week. In our data, Gwen faced off against Cassiopeia in 254 matches. Including so many games with Gwen vs Cassiopeia provides us faith in our capability to prepare informative statistics and a supported build to destroy your opponent. This particular champ pairing is relatively rare. Gwen has to counter Cassiopeia in only 1.0% of her rounds.

Gwen vs Cassiopeia Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Gwen does a poor job of countering Cassiopeia. Typically, she wins a lowly 48.4% of matches the champions fight each other in. In Gwen against Cassiopeia rounds, Gwen’s team is 0.0% more expected to get first blood. This implies that she most likely will get first blood against Cassiopeia.

Best Gwen vs Cassiopeia Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

Core Gwen Items

~22 Mins
RiftmakerNashor's ToothZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Cosmic Drive

Summoner Spells

summonerteleport summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror Presence of MindLegend: AlacrityLast Stand
Resolve Bone PlatingUnflinching
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Gwen's passive ability p
Gwen q ability q
Gwen w ability w
Gwen e ability e
Gwen's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
Q
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Cassiopeia as Gwen

Tips for Playing as Gwen against Cassiopeia

Gwen can still damage enemies outside her Hallowed Mists, especially with her Ultimate's range.

Some of Gwen's Abilities can apply her passive to multiple enemies, so aim them at groups to get maximum damage and healing.

Always be Attacking - In addition to dealing bonus damage, Gwen's Attacks empower or reset many of her Abilities.

Advice to Win Against Cassiopeia

Be wary of Cassiopeia's damage potential with Twin Fang when she has you poisoned.

Turn away from Cassiopeia when she is casting Petrifying Gaze to get slowed instead of stunned.

Gwen vs Cassiopeia Counter Stats

Gwen Image
Win Rate
48.4 %
VS
Win Rate
51.6 %
Cassiopeia Image
6.2
< Kills >
7.1
6.2
< Deaths >
6.3
4.6
< Assists >
6.4
1.37
< Killing Sprees >
1.62
150
< Minions Killed >
165
0.19
< Dragons Killed >
0.16
0.52
< Inhibitors >
0.37
2,935
< Physical Damage >
651
13,334
< Magic Damage >
20,624
4,464
< True Damage >
513
20,734
< Damage Dealt >
21,788
29,448
< Damage Taken >
23,177
11,582
< Gold Earned >
11,545
2.42
< Towers >
1.68
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
7,302
< Total Healing >
5,047
14,058
< Experience >
14,015
17
< Vision Score >
19
7
< Wards Placed >
9
111
< Time Dealing CC >
393

How to Counter Cassiopeia with Gwen in LoL

The stats shown on this page show several valuable Gwen versus Cassiopeia counter stats that can help us appreciate the distinctions between this set of champs. As an example, Gwen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Cassiopeia’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Gwen may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Cassiopeia..

Gwen normally has a similar longest kill spree as her opponent does. Commonly, she takes more damage than Cassiopeia. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the champ with more HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Gwen and Cassiopeia

Damage Types Compared

Gwen
Cassiopeia
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Gwen
Cassiopeia

Who is Better, Gwen or Cassiopeia?

Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Gwen usually loses when playing against Cassiopeia, with a 48.4% win rate. Therefore, Gwen makes a bad counter for Cassiopeia.

While Gwen does have a lower winrate than Cassiopeia, when facing one another, Gwen also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes her a less complex champion to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Gwen into Cassiopeia.

Additionally, Gwen has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Cassiopeia. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Gwen vs Cassiopeia matchups, Cassiopeia is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Gwen is a somewhat poor counter to Cassiopeia. Make sure you focus your actions on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Gwen against Cassiopeia.

Additional Information for Gwen Players

How We Calculated Our Gwen vs Cassiopeia Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Cassiopeia as Gwen, we analyzed 254 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 Cassiopeia 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Gwen to counter Cassiopeia during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats displayed here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Gwen often racks up a similar amount of CS relative to Cassiopeia. Champs who on average don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values displayed here to do well.

The most important items to use in your Gwen versus Cassiopeia build consist of Riftmaker, Nashor's Tooth, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Gwen bought at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better vs Cassiopeia than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Gwen boasted an average winrate of 48.4% battling Cassiopeia with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Cassiopeia as Gwen, Gwen players should equip the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Gwen vs Cassiopeia counters, this mixture of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 48.4% win rate overall.

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