Gwen vs Swain Counter Build

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

How to Beat Swain as Gwen

4,497 Gwen vs Swain Matchups Analyzed

We calculate our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked League games that we evaluate each and every week. This guide on how to beat Swain as Gwen came out of an evaluation of 4497 ranked games where both champs clashed against one another. This particular champ pairing is fairly rare. Gwen has to counter Swain in only 3.1% of her games.

Unfortunately, Gwen has done a awful job of countering Swain. Typically, she wins a lowly 44.7% of matches the champs clash against one another in. In Gwen against Swain games, Gwen’s team is 0.2% less likely to earn first blood. This implies that she most likely won't be able to get first blood against Swain.

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Best Gwen Items to Counter Swain

The most important items to use in your Gwen versus Swain build consist of Riftmaker, Nashor's Tooth, and Cosmic Drive. When Gwen used at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better when fighting Swain than with most other common builds. In fact, Gwen had an average winrate of 64.5% when countering Swain with this counter build.

Best Gwen Runes to Counter Swain

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
Revitalize Rune Revitalize

To have the greatest chance of annihilating Swain as Gwen, you should equip the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Gwen vs Swain face-offs, this combo of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 47.0% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the best Swain runes to fend off Gwen to help you interpret how he will probably be played to try to beat you.


6 | Gwen Swain | 5.7


6.6 | Gwen Swain | 6.6


5.4 | Gwen Swain | 11.1

Gwen vs Swain Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown here highlight several important Gwen versus Swain counter statistics that may help you realize the differences between the pair. Gwen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.7 is worse than Swain’s ratio of 2.5, indicating that Gwen may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Swain..

Gwen typically has a similar longest killing spree as her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Commonly, she receives more damage than Swain. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Gwen commonly totals many more minion kills than Swain. Champs that don't amass a lot of minion kills normally do not need much CS to be effective. They are able to scale fully off their abilities alone. However, champs with tons of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, work to do better than the values displayed here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.35 | Gwen Swain | 1.3

Largest Multi-Kill

1.45 | Gwen Swain | 1.41

Damage Dealt

18,889 | Gwen Swain | 19,933

Damage Taken

27,856 | Gwen Swain | 22,075

Healing Done

8,175 | Gwen Swain | 5,739

Vision Score

17 | Gwen Swain | 35

Gold Earned

11,067 | Gwen Swain | 9,882

Minions Killed

133 | Gwen Swain | 68

Dragons Killed

0.31 | Gwen Swain | 0.11

Barons Killed

0.08 | Gwen Swain | 0.03


2.11 | Gwen Swain | 1.97


0.47 | Gwen Swain | 0.5

CC Duration (sec)

115 | Gwen Swain | 201

Experience Earned

13,682 | Gwen Swain | 11,389

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 4,497 Gwen vs Swain 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 Swain 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.