Gwen vs Zilean Counter Build

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

How to Beat Zilean as Gwen

2,898 Gwen vs Zilean Matchups Analyzed

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked LoL rounds each week. Within our data, Gwen engaged Zilean in 2898 matches. With so many games with Gwen versus Zilean provides us confidence in our ability to prepare informative stats and a solid build to destroy your opponent This particular matchup is relatively rare. Gwen encounters Zilean in only 2.0% of her rounds.

Unfortunately, Gwen has done a pathetic job of beating Zilean. On average, she wins a lowly 42.9% of games the champions face off with each other in. In Gwen versus Zilean rounds, Gwen’s team is 0.1% more expected to gain first blood. This indicates that she probably will get first blood versus Zilean.

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Best Gwen Items to Counter Zilean

The top items to use in your Gwen versus Zilean build consist of Riftmaker, Nashor's Tooth, and Cosmic Drive. When Gwen incorporated at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better when fighting Zilean than with most other typical builds. In fact, Gwen had an average win rate of 57.6% when playing against Zilean with this build.

Best Gwen Runes to Counter Zilean

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 highest probability of annihilating Zilean as Gwen, you should take the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune sets we have analyed for Gwen vs Zilean counters, this combination of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 44.4% winrate overall.

We have also displayed the top Zilean runes to duel Gwen to help you infer how he will likely be kitted out to try to beat you.


5.3 | Gwen Zilean | 2.6


6.1 | Gwen Zilean | 4.5


4.8 | Gwen Zilean | 12.7

Gwen vs Zilean Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown here emphasize several critical Gwen versus Zilean matchup stats that may help us understand the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Gwen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.7 is not as good as Zilean’s KDA ratio of 3.4, highlighting that Gwen may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Zilean..

Gwen usually has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, she receives more damage than Zilean. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the champ with more HP has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

In Gwen vs Zilean matchups, Gwen often earns many more minion kills than Zilean. Champions who on average do not amass many minion kills usually do not require much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. They are able to scale fully off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with plenty of CS, such as ADCs, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, work to top the averages presented here to do well.

If you need to view Gwen x Zilean tips and matchup stats and build suggestions for a an individual skill level, feel free to choose one from the selection menu shown above. At first, the statistics and build suggestions shown are calculated using all games run with these champs.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.18 | Gwen Zilean | 0.58

Largest Multi-Kill

1.35 | Gwen Zilean | 0.95

Damage Dealt

18,329 | Gwen Zilean | 11,012

Damage Taken

27,127 | Gwen Zilean | 14,840

Healing Done

8,148 | Gwen Zilean | 5,788

Vision Score

18 | Gwen Zilean | 43

Gold Earned

10,999 | Gwen Zilean | 8,490

Minions Killed

141 | Gwen Zilean | 52

Dragons Killed

0.3 | Gwen Zilean | 0.05

Barons Killed

0.09 | Gwen Zilean | 0.01


2.15 | Gwen Zilean | 2.17


0.46 | Gwen Zilean | 0.58

CC Duration (sec)

115 | Gwen Zilean | 155

Experience Earned

13,666 | Gwen Zilean | 11,609

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 2,898 Gwen vs Zilean 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 Zilean 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.