Gwen vs Elise Counter Build

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

How to Beat Elise as Gwen

1,555 Gwen vs Elise Matchups Analyzed

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of rated League rounds that we evaluate every week. This guide on how to beat Elise as Gwen came out of an analysis of 1555 ranked rounds where both champs faced off against one another. This particular counter pairing is somewhat rare. Gwen is forced to battle against Elise in only 1.1% of her games.

Unfortunately, Gwen has done a dismal job of countering Elise. Normally, she wins a lowly 48.1% of matches the champs oppose each other in. In Gwen against Elise games, Gwen’s team is 0.1% less expected to obtain first blood, implying that she most likely won't be able to get first blood against Elise.

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Best Gwen Items to Counter Elise

The top items to have in your Gwen versus Elise build consist of Riftmaker, Nashor's Tooth, and Cosmic Drive. When Gwen combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better versus Elise than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Gwen boasted an average win rate of 66.9% when countering Elise with this build.

Best Gwen Runes to Counter Elise

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
Unflinching Rune Unflinching

To have the greatest chance of defeating Elise as Gwen, you 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 runes players used for Gwen vs Elise counter picks, this set of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 45.3% winrate overall.

We have also shown the best Elise runes to duel Gwen to help you realize how she will probably be built against your champ.


5.6 | Gwen Elise | 7.1


6.4 | Gwen Elise | 5.7


5.1 | Gwen Elise | 7.5

Gwen vs Elise Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here underscore several strategic Gwen against Elise counter stats that can help you distinguish the differences and similarities between the two. Gwen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.7 is worse than Elise’s ratio of 2.6, highlighting that Gwen may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Elise..

Gwen often has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, she receives more damage than Elise. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Gwen commonly takes many more minion kills than Elise. Champions who on average do not amass much CS normally don't need much CS to be effective. Instead, they are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with plenty of minion kills, such as carries, typically must have a lot of gold to be useful. In either situation, try to best the averages shown here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.28 | Gwen Elise | 1.66

Largest Multi-Kill

1.44 | Gwen Elise | 1.39

Damage Dealt

17,289 | Gwen Elise | 15,914

Damage Taken

26,352 | Gwen Elise | 22,602

Healing Done

7,723 | Gwen Elise | 8,096

Vision Score

18 | Gwen Elise | 24

Gold Earned

11,008 | Gwen Elise | 10,570

Minions Killed

139 | Gwen Elise | 30

Dragons Killed

0.3 | Gwen Elise | 1.35

Barons Killed

0.09 | Gwen Elise | 0.3


2.23 | Gwen Elise | 1.86


0.47 | Gwen Elise | 0.51

CC Duration (sec)

117 | Gwen Elise | 149

Experience Earned

13,404 | Gwen Elise | 11,986

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 1,555 Gwen vs Elise 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 Elise 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.