Nunu & Willump vs Gangplank Counter Build

How to Win Nunu & Willump vs Gangplank Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Gangplank as Nunu & Willump in LoL

How to Beat Gangplank as Nunu & Willump

5,130 Nunu & Willump vs Gangplank Matchups Analyzed

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First Blood


Best Nunu & Willump Items to Counter Gangplank

The most important items to use in your Nunu & Willump versus Gangplank build consist of Spirit Visage, Sunfire Aegis, and Randuin's Omen. When Nunu & Willump combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better vs Gangplank than with most other commonly used item sets.


4.6 | Nunu & Willump Gangplank | 5.4


5.7 | Nunu & Willump Gangplank | 6


11.6 | Nunu & Willump Gangplank | 6.8

Best Nunu & Willump Runes to Counter Gangplank

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Celerity Rune Celerity
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Triumph Rune Triumph
To have the best probability of beating Gangplank as Nunu & Willump, you should equip the Phase Rush, Nimbus Cloak, Celerity, Waterwalking, Legend: Tenacity, and Triumph runes. Of all the rune sets players used for Nunu & Willump vs Gangplank fights, this blending of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also included the best Gangplank runes to counterpick against Nunu & Willump in order to help you recognize how he will likely be played to try to beat you.

Runes Gangplank Will Likely Use to Counter Nunu & Willump

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

Nunu & Willump vs Gangplank Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here emphasize some influential Nunu & Willump vs. Gangplank counter statistics that can help us figure out the differences and similarities between the pair. Nunu & Willump’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.8 is better than Gangplank’s ratio of 2.0, highlighting that Nunu & Willump may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Gangplank. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Nunu & willump usually has a similar longest killing spree as his opponent does. Commonly, Nunu & Willump receives more damage than Gangplank. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the champ with higher HP has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

In Nunu & Willump vs Gangplank matchups, Nunu & Willump commonly takes much less CS than Gangplank. Champs who on average do not get a lot of minion kills typically don't need much CS to be effective. Instead, they are capable of scaling fully off their abilities alone. However, champs with scores of minion kills, such as carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, work to pass the values presented here to do well.

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Killing Spree

2.3 | Nunu & Willump Gangplank | 2.4

Damage Dealt

12,144 | Nunu & Willump Gangplank | 19,656

Damage Taken

31,484 | Nunu & Willump Gangplank | 22,893

Gold Earned

10,185 | Nunu & Willump Gangplank | 11,643

Minions Killed

34 | Nunu & Willump Gangplank | 163


5.4 | Nunu & Willump Gangplank | 5.2

Dragons Killed

2.2 | Nunu & Willump Gangplank | 1.8

Barons Killed

0.5 | Nunu & Willump Gangplank | 0.4


0.9 | Nunu & Willump Gangplank | 0.9

Nunu & Willump vs Gangplank Matchup Summary

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League games each week. In our data, Nunu & Willump engaged Gangplank in 5,130 rounds. Using so many matchups for Nunu & Willump vs Gangplank gives us confidence in our capability to prepare actionable stats and a recommended build to crush your opposition.

This champion pairing is fairly uncommon. Nunu & Willump fights Gangplank in only 6.6% of his matches. Nunu & Willump has done a good job of beating Gangplank. Normally, he wins a terrific 53.0% of the time the champs face off with one another in. In Nunu & Willump against Gangplank rounds, Nunu & Willump’s team is 3.0% more expected to get first blood, indicating that he probably will get first blood versus Gangplank.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 5,130 Nunu & Willump 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 Nunu & Willump 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.