How to Win Xayah vs Gwen Counter Matchup Xayah is in the a tier of champions

Xayah vs Gwen

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

based on 953 Xayah vs Gwen matchups
Win Rate
53.3 %
K/D/A
2.5
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked LoL rounds that we get from Riot Games each and every week. This guide on how to beat Gwen as Xayah resulted from an evaluation of 953 ranked games where both champions faced one another. This particular champion matchup is somewhat rare. Xayah fights Gwen in only 1.3% of her rounds.

Xayah vs Gwen Matchup Summary

Xayah does a good job of beating Gwen. On average, she wins a terrific 53.3% of the time the champions clash against one another in. In Xayah versus Gwen rounds, Xayah’s side is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood, indicating that she probably will be able to get first blood versus Gwen.

Best Xayah vs Gwen Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLong Sword

Core Xayah Items

~22 Mins
EclipseMuramanaSerylda's Grudge

Optional Items

Infinity EdgeThe CollectorEssence ReaverLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Summon Aery Manaflow BandTranscendenceScorch
Inspiration Magical FootwearBiscuit Delivery
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Xayah's passive ability p
Xayah q ability q
Xayah w ability w
Xayah e ability e
Xayah'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 Xayah

Tips for Playing as Xayah against Gwen

Xayah's attacks and abilities leave Feathers on the ground that she can later recall for massive area damage and control.

Xayah can use Featherstorm to dodge almost any ability while also creating a ton of Feathers. Try to utilize the offensive and defensive aspects of this ability.

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.

Xayah vs Gwen Counter Stats

Xayah Image
Win Rate
53.3 %
VS
Win Rate
46.7 %
Gwen Image
6.4
< Kills >
6
5.4
< Deaths >
6.1
7.1
< Assists >
4.7
1.5
< Killing Sprees >
1.38
171
< Minions Killed >
140
0.3
< Dragons Killed >
0.35
0.55
< Inhibitors >
0.5
18,504
< Physical Damage >
3,096
403
< Magic Damage >
9,958
483
< True Damage >
5,445
19,391
< Damage Dealt >
18,500
16,551
< Damage Taken >
28,604
11,676
< Gold Earned >
11,497
2.55
< Towers >
2.33
0.08
< Baron Takedowns >
0.09
1,789
< Total Healing >
5,598
12,532
< Experience >
14,014
18
< Vision Score >
17
9
< Wards Placed >
7
64
< Time Dealing CC >
131

How to Counter Gwen with Xayah in LoL

The stats shown here clarify several significant Xayah versus Gwen counter stats that can help us figure out the differences between the pair. As an example, Xayah’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Gwen’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Xayah may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Gwen..

Xayah typically has a similar longest kill spree as her counter does. Typically, she receives less damage than Gwen. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Xayah and Gwen

Damage Types Compared

Xayah
Gwen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Xayah
Gwen

Who is Better, Xayah or Gwen?

Both League champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Xayah usually wins when playing against Gwen, with a 53.3% win rate. Thus, Xayah makes a great counter for Gwen.

While Xayah does have a higher win rate than Gwen, when facing one another, Xayah also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more time consuming champ to develop with. You don't need to be too worried when picking Xayah into Gwen.

Additionally, Xayah also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Gwen. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

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

Xayah is a great counter for Gwen. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Xayah against Gwen.

Additional Information for Xayah Players

How We Calculated Our Xayah vs Gwen Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Gwen as Xayah, we analyzed 953 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 Xayah 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 learn all of the intricacies of Xayah to counter Gwen during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Xayah typically racks up a similar amount of CS as Gwen. Champions who on average don't get much CS typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown on this page to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Xayah versus Gwen build include Eclipse, Muramana, and Serylda's Grudge. When Xayah included at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better vs Gwen than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Xayah boasted an average win rate of 53.3% battling Gwen with this counter build.

To have the best probability of annihilating Gwen as Xayah, Xayah players should take the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for Xayah vs Gwen clashes, this mixture of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 53.3% winrate overall.

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