Volibear vs Gangplank Counter Build

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

How to Beat Gangplank as Volibear

4,687 Volibear vs Gangplank Matchups Analyzed

We get our matchup stats from the millions of rated League matches that we get from Riot Games every week. Our guide on how to beat Gangplank as Volibear resulted from an analysis of 4687 ranked rounds where both champions battled one another. This counter matchup is relatively rare. Volibear encounters Gangplank in only 1.8% of his games.

Volibear has done a good job of beating Gangplank. Typically, he wins a terrific 52.9% of games the champions clash against one another in. In Volibear versus Gangplank matches, Volibear’s team is 0.0% more expected to get first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Gangplank.

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Best Volibear Items to Counter Gangplank

The most important items to prioritize in your Volibear versus Gangplank build consist of Divine Sunderer, Sterak's Gage, and Dead Man's Plate. When Volibear bought at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better against Gangplank than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Volibear boasted an average win rate of 68.6% when countering Gangplank with this counter build.

Best Volibear Runes to Counter Gangplank

Press the Attack Rune Press the Attack
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Celerity Rune Celerity
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking

To have the highest likelihood of beating Gangplank as Volibear, you should take the Press the Attack, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Celerity, and Waterwalking runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Volibear vs Gangplank counterpicks, this composite of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 61.9% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the best Gangplank runes to fight Volibear to help you infer how he will probably be built to try to beat you.


5.8 | Volibear Gangplank | 5.3


5.5 | Volibear Gangplank | 6


7.3 | Volibear Gangplank | 6.9

Volibear vs Gangplank Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here underscore several important Volibear vs. Gangplank matchup statistics that may help us grasp the distinctions between the two. For instance, Volibear’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.4 is better than Gangplank’s ratio of 2.0, showing that Volibear may be more central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Gangplank..

Volibear usually has a similar longest killing spree as his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, he receives more damage than Gangplank. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Volibear usually racks up a lot fewer minion kills than Gangplank. Champs who on average do not amass much CS normally don't require much CS to be effective. They are able to scale fully off their abilities and first items alone. However, champs with large numbers of minion kills, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to best the averages displayed here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.34 | Volibear Gangplank | 1.21

Largest Multi-Kill

1.32 | Volibear Gangplank | 1.31

Damage Dealt

15,638 | Volibear Gangplank | 19,998

Damage Taken

30,747 | Volibear Gangplank | 22,754

Healing Done

9,348 | Volibear Gangplank | 6,096

Vision Score

20 | Volibear Gangplank | 17

Gold Earned

10,939 | Volibear Gangplank | 11,955

Minions Killed

70 | Volibear Gangplank | 170

Dragons Killed

1.11 | Volibear Gangplank | 0.11

Barons Killed

0.21 | Volibear Gangplank | 0.03


2.06 | Volibear Gangplank | 2.03


0.48 | Volibear Gangplank | 0.43

CC Duration (sec)

395 | Volibear Gangplank | 287

Experience Earned

13,221 | Volibear Gangplank | 14,214

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 4,687 Volibear 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 Volibear 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.