Gwen vs Zed Counter Build

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

How to Beat Zed as Gwen

6,849 Gwen vs Zed Matchups Analyzed

We summarize our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends games that we evaluate each week. This guide on how to beat Zed as Gwen came out of an examination of 6849 ranked matches where both champs faced each other. This champ matchup is relatively uncommon. Gwen is forced to battle against Zed in only 4.7% of her rounds.

Unfortunately, Gwen does a below average job of countering Zed. On average, she wins a lowly 47.2% of games the champs face off with one another in. In Gwen against Zed games, Gwen’s team is 0.0% more probable to earn first blood. This implies that she probably will be able to get first blood versus Zed.

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Best Gwen Items to Counter Zed

The most important items to focus on in your Gwen versus Zed build consist of Riftmaker, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Gwen used at least these three items in her build, she did much better when fighting Zed than with most other typical builds. In fact, Gwen boasted an average win rate of 66.6% when countering Zed with these items in her kit.

Best Gwen Runes to Counter Zed

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 beating Zed as Gwen, Gwen players 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 rune combinations players chose for Gwen vs Zed battles, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 54.3% winrate overall.

We have also displayed the top Zed runes to fight Gwen in order to help you understand how he will likely be played against your champion.


5.7 | Gwen Zed | 8.9


6.4 | Gwen Zed | 6


5 | Gwen Zed | 5.4

Gwen vs Zed Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown here show several influential Gwen against Zed matchup statistics that can help you explain the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Gwen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.7 is worse than Zed’s ratio of 2.4, showing that Gwen may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Zed..

Gwen often has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, she receives more damage than Zed. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the champion with higher health has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Gwen typically racks up a similar number of CS than Zed. Champions who on average don't get very much CS typically do not need much CS to be effective. Instead, they are able to scale well off of their skills and stats alone. However, champions with plenty of minion kills, such as carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, work to best the values presented here to do well.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Zed as Gwen are presented for all ranked divisions combined. If you would like to,To,If you want to filter the statistics and builds to a specific player tier, you can use the selection menu earlier on the page.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.3 | Gwen Zed | 2.05

Largest Multi-Kill

1.42 | Gwen Zed | 1.56

Damage Dealt

17,806 | Gwen Zed | 21,113

Damage Taken

27,093 | Gwen Zed | 19,391

Healing Done

7,830 | Gwen Zed | 3,379

Vision Score

17 | Gwen Zed | 18

Gold Earned

11,088 | Gwen Zed | 11,784

Minions Killed

138 | Gwen Zed | 148

Dragons Killed

0.3 | Gwen Zed | 0.2

Barons Killed

0.09 | Gwen Zed | 0.03


2.21 | Gwen Zed | 1.66


0.48 | Gwen Zed | 0.4

CC Duration (sec)

114 | Gwen Zed | 127

Experience Earned

13,738 | Gwen Zed | 13,690

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 6,849 Gwen vs Zed 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 Zed 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.