Kayle vs Gangplank Counter Build

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

How to Beat Gangplank as Kayle

8,268 Kayle vs Gangplank Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Kayle Items to Counter Gangplank

The most important items to use in your Kayle versus Gangplank build consist of Rabadon's Deathcap, Lich Bane, and Nashor's Tooth. When Kayle bought at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better when facing Gangplank than with most other typical builds.


5.6 | Kayle Gangplank | 5.3


5.3 | Kayle Gangplank | 5.5


6 | Kayle Gangplank | 6.4

Best Kayle Runes to Counter Gangplank

Press the Attack Rune Press the Attack
Overheal Rune Overheal
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Second Wind Rune Second Wind
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
To have the best probability of annihilating Gangplank as Kayle, Kayle players should take the Press the Attack, Overheal, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Second Wind, and Overgrowth runes. Out of all the runes we have analyed for Kayle vs Gangplank counterpicks, this order of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also included the best Gangplank runes to fend off Kayle to help you grasp how he will probably be played to try to beat your champion.

Runes Gangplank Will Likely Use to Counter Kayle

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

Kayle vs Gangplank Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here highlight several influential Kayle versus Gangplank matchup statistics that can help us appreciate the distinctions between this pair of champions. Kayle’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is nearly equal to Gangplank’s ratio of 2.1, highlighting that Kayle may be just as central to her team's team fighting capability than Gangplank.

Kayle usually has a similar longest kill spree as her opponent does. On average, Kayle takes a similar amount of damage to Gangplank. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

In Kayle vs Gangplank matchups, Kayle often gets a similar amount of CS than Gangplank. Champions that do not acquire many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be effective. They are able to scale properly off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as carries, usually have to have a lot of gold to be effective. In either case, work to outperform the averages presented here to do well.

By default, Kayle vs Gangplank tips, statistics, and build guide are presented for all skill levels combined. If you would like to filter the stats and builds to a particular player tier, you should use the selection menu located at the top of the page.

Killing Spree

2.8 | Kayle Gangplank | 2.5

Damage Dealt

17,546 | Kayle Gangplank | 18,767

Damage Taken

21,625 | Kayle Gangplank | 22,468

Gold Earned

11,848 | Kayle Gangplank | 11,834

Minions Killed

173 | Kayle Gangplank | 169


5.6 | Kayle Gangplank | 5.3

Dragons Killed

1.9 | Kayle Gangplank | 2

Barons Killed

0.5 | Kayle Gangplank | 0.4


1 | Kayle Gangplank | 0.9

Kayle vs Gangplank Matchup Summary

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends matches that we review every week. This Kayle vs Gangplank matchup review came out of an examination of 8,268 ranked rounds where both champions faced off against one another.

This counter pairing is relatively uncommon. Kayle fights Gangplank in only 8.6% of her matches. Kayle does a great job of beating Gangplank. Typically, Kayle wins a fantastic 57.0% of matches the champions oppose one another in. In Kayle against Gangplank games, Kayle’s team is 3.0% less probable to earn first blood. This indicates that she most likely won't get first blood against Gangplank.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 8,268 Kayle 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 Kayle 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.