Gwen vs Poppy Counter Build

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

How to Beat Poppy as Gwen

2,137 Gwen vs Poppy Matchups Analyzed

We summarize our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds that we get from Riot Games each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Poppy as Gwen came out of an examination of 2137 ranked rounds where both champions opposed each other. This particular champ pairing is relatively rare. Gwen is forced to battle against Poppy in only 1.5% of her matches.

Unfortunately, Gwen does a pathetic job of countering Poppy. Normally, she wins a lowly 46.7% of games the champions face off with each other in. In Gwen against Poppy games, Gwen’s side is 0.1% less likely to get first blood, indicating that she most likely won't get first blood versus Poppy.

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Best Gwen Items to Counter Poppy

The ideal items to prioritize in your Gwen versus Poppy build consist of Riftmaker, Nashor's Tooth, and Cosmic Drive. When Gwen combined at least these three pieces in her build, she did much better versus Poppy than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Gwen had an average winrate of 66.1% when countering Poppy with this counter build.

Best Gwen Runes to Counter Poppy

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 best likelihood of crushing Poppy as Gwen, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Sudden Impact, and Ravenous Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the runes we have analyed for Gwen vs Poppy matchups, this combo of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 52.2% win rate overall.

We have also included the top Poppy runes to counterpick against Gwen in order to help you recognize how she will probably be setup to try to beat your champion.


5.7 | Gwen Poppy | 5.7


6.4 | Gwen Poppy | 5.7


5.2 | Gwen Poppy | 8.4

Gwen vs Poppy Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here highlight several critical Gwen versus Poppy counter stats that can help you understand the distinctions between these two champs. As an example, Gwen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.7 is not as good as Poppy’s KDA ratio of 2.5, showing that Gwen may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Poppy..

Gwen usually has a similar longest kill spree as her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, she receives a similar amount of damage to Poppy. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

In Gwen vs Poppy matchups, Gwen commonly tallies many more minion kills than Poppy. Champions that do not get much CS usually don't require much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are capable of scaling adequately off their abilities and first items alone. Although, champions with plenty of CS, such as ADCs, usually have to have a lot of items to be useful. In either case, try to outperform the averages displayed here to do well.

If you want to see Gwen versus Poppy tips and builds for a an individual division rank, please choose one from the selection menu above. If viewing for the first time, the statistics and build suggestions displayed are calculated using every match run with these champs.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.3 | Gwen Poppy | 1.34

Largest Multi-Kill

1.43 | Gwen Poppy | 1.24

Damage Dealt

17,886 | Gwen Poppy | 15,337

Damage Taken

27,209 | Gwen Poppy | 25,205

Healing Done

7,937 | Gwen Poppy | 6,344

Vision Score

18 | Gwen Poppy | 23

Gold Earned

10,999 | Gwen Poppy | 10,170

Minions Killed

134 | Gwen Poppy | 62

Dragons Killed

0.3 | Gwen Poppy | 0.9

Barons Killed

0.08 | Gwen Poppy | 0.17


2.17 | Gwen Poppy | 1.78


0.48 | Gwen Poppy | 0.45

CC Duration (sec)

119 | Gwen Poppy | 552

Experience Earned

13,504 | Gwen Poppy | 12,502

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 2,137 Gwen vs Poppy 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 Poppy 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.