Gwen vs Katarina Counter Build

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

How to Beat Katarina as Gwen

5,764 Gwen vs Katarina Matchups Analyzed

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League rounds that we review each and every week. This guide on how to beat Katarina as Gwen came out of an examination of 5764 ranked matches where both champions battled each other. This particular champion pairing is fairly rare. Gwen encounters Katarina in only 3.9% of her games.

Unfortunately, Gwen does a awful job of countering Katarina. Normally, she wins a lowly 44.6% of matches the champions fight each other in. In Gwen against Katarina games, Gwen’s side is 0.0% more likely to gain first blood, indicating that she probably will be able to get first blood versus Katarina.

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Best Gwen Items to Counter Katarina

The best items to have in your Gwen versus Katarina build consist of Riftmaker, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Cosmic Drive. When Gwen bought at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better vs. Katarina than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Gwen had an average win rate of 59.7% when countering Katarina with these items in her kit.

Best Gwen Runes to Counter Katarina

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

To have the highest probability of coming out on top against Katarina as Gwen, Gwen players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Sudden Impact, and Ravenous Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players picked for Gwen vs Katarina matchups, this mixture of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 50.6% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the best Katarina runes to fight Gwen in order to help you recognize how she will likely be played versus you.


5.5 | Gwen Katarina | 9.6


6.5 | Gwen Katarina | 6.4


5 | Gwen Katarina | 6.1

Gwen vs Katarina Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here underscore some important Gwen versus Katarina counter stats that may help you understand the distinctions between this set of champions. For instance, Gwen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.6 is not as good as Katarina’s ratio of 2.5, demonstrating that Gwen may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Katarina..

Gwen usually has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Commonly, she receives more damage than Katarina. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the champion with increased HP has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

In Gwen vs Katarina matchups, Gwen usually totals a similar number of CS than Katarina. Champions that don't get much CS typically do not need much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are able to scale properly off of their abilities alone. However, champs with plenty of minion kills, such as carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, work to exceed the values displayed here to do well.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Katarina as Gwen are displayed for every ranked division. If you would like to,To,If you want to narrow the statistics and builds to a particular skill level, you may use the selection menu located at the top of this page.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.24 | Gwen Katarina | 2.1

Largest Multi-Kill

1.41 | Gwen Katarina | 2.01

Damage Dealt

17,334 | Gwen Katarina | 21,252

Damage Taken

26,143 | Gwen Katarina | 22,229

Healing Done

7,317 | Gwen Katarina | 3,909

Vision Score

17 | Gwen Katarina | 16

Gold Earned

10,798 | Gwen Katarina | 11,571

Minions Killed

135 | Gwen Katarina | 140

Dragons Killed

0.28 | Gwen Katarina | 0.08

Barons Killed

0.08 | Gwen Katarina | 0.02


2.17 | Gwen Katarina | 1.73


0.46 | Gwen Katarina | 0.43

CC Duration (sec)

109 | Gwen Katarina | 26

Experience Earned

13,263 | Gwen Katarina | 13,118

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 5,764 Gwen vs Katarina 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 Katarina 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.