Gwen vs Malzahar Counter Build

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

How to Beat Malzahar as Gwen

4,048 Gwen vs Malzahar Matchups Analyzed

We calculate our counter stats from the millions of rated League of Legends matches that we analyze each week. This guide on how to beat Malzahar as Gwen came out of an evaluation of 4048 ranked games where both champs faced one another. This particular counter pairing is fairly rare. Gwen is forced to battle against Malzahar in only 2.8% of her rounds.

Unfortunately, Gwen has done a pathetic job of countering Malzahar. On average, she wins a lowly 43.8% of matches the champs face one another in. In Gwen against Malzahar matches, Gwen’s team is 0.1% more expected to gain first blood. This implies that she most likely will get first blood against Malzahar.

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Gwen Items to Counter Malzahar

The most crucial items to focus on in your Gwen versus Malzahar build include Riftmaker, Nashor's Tooth, and Cosmic Drive. When Gwen combined at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better when facing Malzahar than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Gwen had an average win rate of 57.5% battling Malzahar with these items in her kit.

Best Gwen Runes to Counter Malzahar

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 vanquishing Malzahar 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. Of all the rune sets players chose for Gwen vs Malzahar fights, this set of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 44.7% winrate overall.

We have also displayed the top Malzahar runes to fight Gwen to help you interpret how he will likely be kitted out to try to beat your champ.


5.8 | Gwen Malzahar | 5.2


6.3 | Gwen Malzahar | 5.5


4.9 | Gwen Malzahar | 7.8

Gwen vs Malzahar Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here feature several critical Gwen against Malzahar counter statistics that may help us distinguish the differences and similarities between this pair of champions. As an example, Gwen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.7 is worse than Malzahar’s KDA ratio of 2.4, highlighting that Gwen may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Malzahar..

Gwen usually has a similar longest kill spree as her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, she takes more damage than Malzahar. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the champion with higher HP has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Gwen typically gets fewer minion kills than Malzahar. Champs who on average don't acquire very much CS usually do not require much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are able to scale fully off of their abilities alone. Although, champs with large amounts of CS, such as carries, usually need a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, work to best the averages displayed here to do well.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Malzahar as Gwen are shown for all skill levels, merged. If you would like to,To,If you want to scope the statistics and builds to a distinct rank, you should use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.33 | Gwen Malzahar | 1.22

Largest Multi-Kill

1.45 | Gwen Malzahar | 1.31

Damage Dealt

17,500 | Gwen Malzahar | 19,848

Damage Taken

27,573 | Gwen Malzahar | 14,752

Healing Done

7,985 | Gwen Malzahar | 1,014

Vision Score

18 | Gwen Malzahar | 20

Gold Earned

11,207 | Gwen Malzahar | 11,499

Minions Killed

140 | Gwen Malzahar | 174

Dragons Killed

0.29 | Gwen Malzahar | 0.14

Barons Killed

0.08 | Gwen Malzahar | 0.05


2.19 | Gwen Malzahar | 2.55


0.48 | Gwen Malzahar | 0.65

CC Duration (sec)

115 | Gwen Malzahar | 372

Experience Earned

13,895 | Gwen Malzahar | 14,337

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 4,048 Gwen vs Malzahar 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 Malzahar 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.