How to Win Jinx vs Gwen Counter Matchup Jinx is in the s tier of champions

Jinx vs Gwen

How to Beat Gwen as Jinx in LoL Gwen is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Gwen as Jinx

based on 2,039 Jinx vs Gwen matchups
Win Rate
51.2 %
K/D/A
2.25
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked LoL matches every week. In our data, Jinx faced Gwen in 2039 games. With so many games with Jinx vs Gwen gives us faith in our capability to produce useful stats and a recommended build to defeat your opponent. This particular counter matchup is fairly rare. Jinx encounters Gwen in only 1.3% of her rounds.

Jinx vs Gwen Matchup Summary

Jinx has done a decent job of countering Gwen. Typically, she wins a acceptable 51.2% of games the champions face each other in. In Jinx versus Gwen rounds, Jinx’s team is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood. This indicates that she probably will be able to get first blood against Gwen.

Best Jinx vs Gwen Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Jinx Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerInfinity EdgePhantom Dancer

Optional Items

Rapid FirecannonLord Dominik's RegardsRunaan's Hurricane

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Jinx to level up q
>
Second ability for Jinx to level up w
>
Last skill for Jinx to max out e

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Jinx's passive ability p
Jinx q ability q
Jinx w ability w
Jinx e ability e
Jinx's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Gwen as Jinx

Tips for Playing as Jinx against Gwen

Rockets aren't always the best choice! Jinx's minigun is incredibly powerful when fully ramped up. Switch to it whenever an enemy champion gets too close.

Jinx's rockets deal full damage to all enemies in the explosion. Use them on minions in lane to hit nearby enemy champions without drawing minion aggro.

When a fight starts try to stay on the edge of fray by poking with rockets and Zap!. Do not run in and unload with the minigun until you feel it is safe.

Advice to Win Against Gwen

Gwen's Hallowed Mist shroud will only follow her once, after that it will dissipate when she leaves.

Gwen needs to attack a few times to set up her damage, so try to get the jump on her.

Gwen must hit something to recast her Ultimate, try to evade her between casts.

Jinx vs Gwen Counter Stats

Jinx Image
Win Rate
51.2 %
VS
Win Rate
48.8 %
Gwen Image
6.7
< Kills >
6
6.3
< Deaths >
6
7.5
< Assists >
4.7
1.54
< Killing Sprees >
1.36
166
< Minions Killed >
137
0.25
< Dragons Killed >
0.38
0.56
< Inhibitors >
0.56
15,225
< Physical Damage >
3,018
1,012
< Magic Damage >
9,558
1,282
< True Damage >
5,154
17,520
< Damage Dealt >
17,731
17,350
< Damage Taken >
28,097
11,819
< Gold Earned >
11,422
2.55
< Towers >
2.43
0.08
< Baron Takedowns >
0.09
1,934
< Total Healing >
5,500
12,341
< Experience >
14,043
17
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
7
76
< Time Dealing CC >
129

How to Counter Gwen with Jinx in LoL

The stats provided here clarify several significant Jinx vs. Gwen matchup stats that can help you interpret the differences between the two. Jinx’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Gwen’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Jinx may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Gwen..

Jinx typically has a similar longest killing spree as her foe does. Commonly, she receives less damage than Gwen. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the champion with higher health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Jinx and Gwen

Damage Types Compared

Jinx
Gwen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Jinx
Gwen

Who is Better, Jinx or Gwen?

Both LoL champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Jinx usually wins when facing off against Gwen, with a 51.2% win rate. Thus, Jinx makes a good counter to Gwen.

While Jinx does have a higher win rate compared to Gwen, when they face off with one another, Jinx also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more complex champ to develop with. You should be careful when picking Jinx into Gwen.

Additionally, Jinx also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Gwen. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Jinx vs Gwen matchups, Jinx is the better champion with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Jinx is a decent counter to Gwen. Make sure you focus your play on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Jinx against Gwen.

Additional Information for Jinx Players

How We Calculated Our Jinx vs Gwen Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Gwen as Jinx, we analyzed 2,039 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 Gwen as Jinx 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Jinx in order to counter Gwen during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Jinx often racks up a similar amount of CS compared to Gwen. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers reported here to do well.

The best items to use in your Jinx versus Gwen build include Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and Phantom Dancer. When Jinx included at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better when facing Gwen than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Jinx had an average win rate of 51.2% battling Gwen with these items in her kit.

To have the highest chance of defeating Gwen as Jinx, you should take the Lethal Tempo, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Jinx vs Gwen counter picks, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 51.2% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Gwen as Jinx are presented for all ranked divisions combined. If you want to scope the stats and builds to a distinct skill level, you should use the selection menu located at the top of this page.