How to Win Syndra vs Gwen Counter Matchup Syndra is in the b tier of champions

Syndra vs Gwen

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

based on 442 Syndra vs Gwen matchups
Win Rate
54.5 %
K/D/A
2.65
Pick Rate
2.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked League of Legends rounds every week. Within our dataset, Syndra fought Gwen in 442 rounds. With so many games with Syndra vs Gwen provides us confidence in our capacity to produce enlightening statistics and a pro build to annihilate your opponent. This particular counter pairing is relatively rare. Syndra fights Gwen in only 2.4% of her rounds.

Syndra vs Gwen Matchup Summary

Syndra has done a great job of beating Gwen. Typically, she wins a whopping 54.5% of matches the champions clash against one another in. In Syndra against Gwen matches, Syndra’s side is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood. This indicates that she most likely will get first blood versus Gwen.

Best Syndra vs Gwen Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Syndra Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Optional Items

Void StaffZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Summon Aery Manaflow BandTranscendenceScorch
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryTime Warp Tonic
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Syndra's passive ability p
Syndra q ability q
Syndra w ability w
Syndra e ability e
Syndra's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Gwen as Syndra

Tips for Playing as Syndra against Gwen

After you hit an enemy champion with Force of Will follow up with Dark Sphere, they'll be slowed and have a hard time avoiding it.

Get one of your spells to rank 5 as quickly as possible, they gain powerful bonus effects at max rank.

To maximize your ultimate's damage use it when there are many spheres on the battlefield.

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.

Syndra vs Gwen Counter Stats

Syndra Image
Win Rate
54.5 %
VS
Win Rate
45.5 %
Gwen Image
6.5
< Kills >
6.1
5.2
< Deaths >
6
7.3
< Assists >
4.8
1.47
< Killing Sprees >
1.43
166
< Minions Killed >
153
0.07
< Dragons Killed >
0.37
0.52
< Inhibitors >
0.56
1,029
< Physical Damage >
3,217
21,142
< Magic Damage >
11,432
964
< True Damage >
6,252
23,135
< Damage Dealt >
20,901
18,258
< Damage Taken >
32,476
11,598
< Gold Earned >
12,247
2.03
< Towers >
2.56
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.09
1,850
< Total Healing >
6,020
14,327
< Experience >
15,110
23
< Vision Score >
19
11
< Wards Placed >
8
258
< Time Dealing CC >
135

How to Counter Gwen with Syndra in LoL

The stats shown here show several valuable Syndra versus Gwen matchup statistics that can help us interpret the differences between this pair of champions. As an example, Syndra’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Gwen’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Syndra may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Gwen..

Syndra typically has a similar longest killing spree as her enemy does. Commonly, she takes less damage than Gwen. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Syndra and Gwen

Damage Types Compared

Syndra
Gwen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Syndra
Gwen

Who is Better, Syndra or Gwen?

Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Syndra usually wins when playing against Gwen, with a 54.5% win rate. Therefore, Syndra makes a great counter to Gwen.

While Syndra does have a much higher winrate compared to Gwen, when they face off with one another, Syndra also has a much greater learning curve that makes her a more complex character to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Syndra into Gwenas her relative depth means you may not be able to reach her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Syndra also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Gwen. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Syndra is a great counter for Gwen. Focus your play on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Syndra against Gwen.

Additional Information for Syndra Players

How We Calculated Our Syndra vs Gwen Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Gwen as Syndra, we analyzed 442 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 Syndra 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

To truly master Syndra to counter Gwen during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Syndra most often picks up a similar amount of CS as Gwen. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills often don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values reported on this page to do well.

The top items to have in your Syndra versus Gwen build consist of Luden's Tempest, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Syndra included at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better versus Gwen than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Syndra boasted an average winrate of 54.5% battling Gwen with these items in her kit.

To have the highest chance of crushing Gwen as Syndra, Syndra players should take the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Biscuit Delivery, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the runes players chose for Syndra vs Gwen LoL games, this combo of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 54.5% winrate overall.

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