Hecarim vs Gangplank Counter Build

How to Win Hecarim vs Gangplank Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Gangplank as Hecarim in LoL

How to Beat Gangplank as Hecarim

2,070 Hecarim vs Gangplank Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Hecarim Items to Counter Gangplank

The top items to have in your Hecarim versus Gangplank build include Spirit Visage, Death's Dance, and Divine Sunderer. When Hecarim used at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better vs Gangplank than with most other typical builds.


7.4 | Hecarim Gangplank | 5.2


5.4 | Hecarim Gangplank | 6


8.5 | Hecarim Gangplank | 6.8

Best Hecarim Runes to Counter Gangplank

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Future's Market Rune Future's Market
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight
To have the highest chance of beating Gangplank as Hecarim, Hecarim players should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Future's Market, and Cosmic Insight runes. Of all the runes players chose for Hecarim vs Gangplank clashes, this blending of runes yielded the highest win rate. We have also included the best Gangplank runes to counterpick against Hecarim to help you understand how he will likely be played to try to beat your champ.

Runes Gangplank Will Likely Use to Counter Hecarim

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Revitalize Rune Revitalize
Future's Market Rune Future's Market
Time Warp Tonic Rune Time Warp Tonic

Hecarim vs Gangplank Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown on this page emphasize several vital Hecarim versus Gangplank matchup stats that may help us understand the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Hecarim’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.9 is greater than Gangplank’s KDA ratio of 2.0, highlighting that Hecarim may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Gangplank.

Hecarim typically has a much larger longest killing spree than his foe does. Commonly, Hecarim takes more damage than Gangplank. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the champion with increased HP has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Hecarim often takes many fewer minion kills than Gangplank. Champs who on average don't get a lot of minion kills typically don't need much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling properly off their abilities alone. Yet, champs with scores of minion kills, such as ADCs, usually require a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, work to pass the values displayed here to do well.

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Killing Spree

3.7 | Hecarim Gangplank | 2.4

Damage Dealt

17,162 | Hecarim Gangplank | 20,563

Damage Taken

36,744 | Hecarim Gangplank | 23,620

Gold Earned

11,738 | Hecarim Gangplank | 11,910

Minions Killed

34 | Hecarim Gangplank | 171


5.5 | Hecarim Gangplank | 5.1

Dragons Killed

2 | Hecarim Gangplank | 2

Barons Killed

0.5 | Hecarim Gangplank | 0.4


0.9 | Hecarim Gangplank | 0.8

Hecarim vs Gangplank Matchup Summary

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked LoL rounds that we review every week. This Hecarim versus Gangplank counter review came out of an examination of 2,070 ranked rounds where both champs opposed each other.

This champion matchup is somewhat rare. Hecarim fights Gangplank in only 3.2% of his rounds. Hecarim has done a great job of beating Gangplank. Typically, Hecarim wins a terrific 55.0% of matches the champions face one another in. In Hecarim against Gangplank games, Hecarim’s side is 3.0% less probable to get first blood, implying that he probably won't get first blood against Gangplank.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 2,070 Hecarim vs Gangplank 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 Gangplank as Hecarim 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.