Gwen vs Xayah Counter Build

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

How to Beat Xayah as Gwen

2,696 Gwen vs Xayah Matchups Analyzed

We get our counter stats from the millions of recently rated League games that we analyze each week. Our guide on how to beat Xayah as Gwen resulted from an analysis of 2696 ranked rounds where both champions battled each other. This matchup is fairly rare. Gwen has to counter Xayah in only 1.8% of her games.

Unfortunately, Gwen does a poor job of beating Xayah. Normally, she wins a lowly 47.6% of games the champions face one another in. In Gwen against Xayah rounds, Gwen’s team is 0.0% more likely to get first blood, indicating that she most likely will get first blood versus Xayah.

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Best Gwen Items to Counter Xayah

The most important items to use in your Gwen versus Xayah build consist of Riftmaker, Nashor's Tooth, and Cosmic Drive. When Gwen incorporated at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better vs. Xayah than with most other common builds. In fact, Gwen had an average winrate of 66.9% battling Xayah with this build.

Best Gwen Runes to Counter Xayah

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 defeating Xayah 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. Out of all the rune sets players used for Gwen vs Xayah battles, this combination of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 52.1% win rate overall.

We have also shown the best Xayah runes to duel Gwen to help you understand how she will probably be built to try to beat you.


5.6 | Gwen Xayah | 6.6


6.3 | Gwen Xayah | 5.7


5.3 | Gwen Xayah | 7

Gwen vs Xayah Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here emphasize some influential Gwen against Xayah counter statistics that can help us explain the differences between the two. Gwen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.7 is not as good as Xayah’s KDA ratio of 2.4, showing that Gwen may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Xayah..

Gwen normally has a similar longest killing spree as her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, she receives more damage than Xayah. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Gwen commonly takes less CS than Xayah. Champions who on average don't earn a lot of minion kills normally do not require much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are capable of scaling easily off their abilities alone. Yet, champs with tons of CS, such as ADCs, usually must have a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, try to top the averages displayed here to do well.

If you want to see Gwen versus Xayah tips and matchup stats and build suggestions for a a specific skill level, please select one from the selection menu shown above. At first, the statistics and strategies given are computed using every game completed with these champs.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.29 | Gwen Xayah | 1.54

Largest Multi-Kill

1.41 | Gwen Xayah | 1.53

Damage Dealt

17,766 | Gwen Xayah | 17,757

Damage Taken

26,801 | Gwen Xayah | 17,662

Healing Done

7,732 | Gwen Xayah | 3,593

Vision Score

17 | Gwen Xayah | 18

Gold Earned

10,961 | Gwen Xayah | 11,605

Minions Killed

136 | Gwen Xayah | 166

Dragons Killed

0.3 | Gwen Xayah | 0.32

Barons Killed

0.09 | Gwen Xayah | 0.08


2.23 | Gwen Xayah | 2.54


0.5 | Gwen Xayah | 0.55

CC Duration (sec)

112 | Gwen Xayah | 40

Experience Earned

13,601 | Gwen Xayah | 12,170

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 2,696 Gwen vs Xayah 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 Xayah 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.