Gwen vs Leona Counter Build

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

How to Beat Leona as Gwen

7,571 Gwen vs Leona Matchups Analyzed

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League games every week. Within our dataset, Gwen engaged Leona in 7571 games. Using so many games with Gwen versus Leona gives us faith in our capacity to prepare actionable stats and a solid build to destroy Leona This particular pairing is somewhat uncommon. Gwen encounters Leona in only 5.2% of her matches.

Unfortunately, Gwen has done a awful job of countering Leona. Normally, she wins a lowly 45.0% of the time the champs face one another in. In Gwen vs Leona matches, Gwen’s side is 0.1% less expected to get first blood, indicating that she most likely won't get first blood versus Leona.

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Best Gwen Items to Counter Leona

The best items to have in your Gwen versus Leona build include Riftmaker, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Gwen incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better vs Leona than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Gwen had an average win rate of 65.9% when countering Leona with this counter build.

Best Gwen Runes to Counter Leona

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 likelihood of annihilating Leona as Gwen, Gwen players should take the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Gwen vs Leona matchups, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 49.5% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the best Leona runes to fend off Gwen to help you understand how she will likely be played to try to beat your champ.


5.7 | Gwen Leona | 2


6.4 | Gwen Leona | 5.9


5.5 | Gwen Leona | 13

Gwen vs Leona Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here underscore some strategic Gwen versus Leona matchup statistics that can help us explain the distinctions between this pair of champions. Gwen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.7 is less than Leona’s KDA ratio of 2.5, demonstrating that Gwen may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Leona. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Gwen typically has a much larger longest kill spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, she takes more damage than Leona. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the champion with more health has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

In Gwen vs Leona matchups, Gwen usually racks up much more CS than Leona. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills normally don't require much CS to be effective. They are able to scale properly off their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with tons of CS, such as ADCs, usually have to have a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, try to do better than the values presented here to do well.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Leona as Gwen are given for all skill levels combined. If you would like to,To,If you want to scope the statistics and builds to a particular player tier, you can use the selection menu located at the top of this page.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.31 | Gwen Leona | 0.35

Largest Multi-Kill

1.46 | Gwen Leona | 0.88

Damage Dealt

17,704 | Gwen Leona | 6,907

Damage Taken

26,454 | Gwen Leona | 18,492

Healing Done

7,544 | Gwen Leona | 1,663

Vision Score

17 | Gwen Leona | 46

Gold Earned

10,925 | Gwen Leona | 7,651

Minions Killed

135 | Gwen Leona | 34

Dragons Killed

0.29 | Gwen Leona | 0.05

Barons Killed

0.08 | Gwen Leona | 0.01


2.18 | Gwen Leona | 1.57


0.46 | Gwen Leona | 0.45

CC Duration (sec)

112 | Gwen Leona | 84

Experience Earned

13,353 | Gwen Leona | 10,002

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 7,571 Gwen vs Leona 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 Leona 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.