Heimerdinger vs Gragas Counter Build

How to Beat Gragas as Heimerdinger


We generate our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated LoL rounds that we evaluate each week. This Heimerdinger versus Gragas counter guide came out of an analysis of 2,885 ranked matches where both champions engaged each other.

This matchup is fairly rare. Heimerdinger fights Gragas in only 1.0% of his matches. Heimerdinger does a great job of countering Gragas. On average, Heimerdinger wins a whopping 56.0% of matches the champs battle one another in. In Heimerdinger versus Gragas games, Heimerdinger’s team is 3.0% less expected to earn first blood. This implies that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Gragas.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Heimerdinger Items to Counter Gragas

The top items to focus on in your Heimerdinger versus Gragas build consist of Rabadon's Deathcap, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Liandry's Anguish. When Heimerdinger bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better vs. Gragas than with most other commonly used item sets.

Rabadon's Deathcap Item Zhonya's Hourglass Item Liandry's Anguish Item

Best Heimerdinger Runes to Counter Gragas

To have the highest probability of crushing Gragas as Heimerdinger, you should equip the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Nullifying Orb, and Scorch runes. Of all the rune sets we have analyed/that we analyzed for Heimerdinger vs Gragas matchups, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. We have also included the best Gragas runes to counterpick against Heimerdinger in order to help you realize how he will likely be built against you.

Best Heimerdinger Runes

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Nullifying Orb Rune Nullifying Orb
Scorch Rune Scorch

Best Gragas Runes

Aftershock Rune Aftershock
Font of Life Rune Font of Life
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Unflinching Rune Unflinching
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight


The following tables feature some significant Heimerdinger vs. Gragas counter statistics that may help you understand the differences and similarities between the two. Heimerdinger’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.0 is similar to Gragas’s ratio of 2.2, demonstrating that Heimerdinger may be just as central to his team's team fighting capacity than Gragas.

Battle Stats


Heimerdinger Stats
5.5 5.2
Gragas Stats


Heimerdinger Stats
6.2 5.9
Gragas Stats


Heimerdinger Stats
7.1 7.7
Gragas Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Heimerdinger Stats
2.4 2.4
Gragas Stats

Damage Dealt

Heimerdinger Stats
24456 15786
Gragas Stats

Damage Taken

Heimerdinger Stats
17451 28715
Gragas Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Heimerdinger Stats
5.7 4.7
Gragas Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Heimerdinger Stats
1.1 0.8
Gragas Stats

Dragons Killed

Heimerdinger Stats
2.1 1.8
Gragas Stats

Barons Killed

Heimerdinger Stats
0.5 0.3
Gragas Stats

Gold Earned

Heimerdinger Stats
10623 9750
Gragas Stats

Minions Killed

Heimerdinger Stats
139 62
Gragas Stats

Heimerdinger often has a similar longest killing spree as his opponent does. Commonly, Heimerdinger takes less damage than Gragas. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

In Heimerdinger vs Gragas matchups, Heimerdinger typically racks up many more minion kills than Gragas. Champs that do not get very much CS usually don't need much CS to be useful. Instead, they are able to scale fully off of their abilities alone. Yet, champions with scores of minion kills, such as carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to top the averages presented here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 2885 Heimerdinger vs Gragas 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 Gragas as Heimerdinger 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.