Xin Zhao vs Gangplank Counter Build

How to Win Xin Zhao vs Gangplank Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Gangplank as Xin Zhao in LoL

How to Beat Gangplank as Xin Zhao

5,723 Xin Zhao vs Gangplank Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Xin Zhao Items to Counter Gangplank

The top items to have in your Xin Zhao versus Gangplank build include Sterak's Gage, Essence Reaver, and Death's Dance. When Xin Zhao bought at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better when fighting Gangplank than with most other commonly used builds.


7.4 | Xin Zhao Gangplank | 5


6 | Xin Zhao Gangplank | 6


7.5 | Xin Zhao Gangplank | 6.8

Best Xin Zhao Runes to Counter Gangplank

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Approach Velocity Rune Approach Velocity
To have the highest chance of crushing Gangplank as Xin Zhao, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Magical Footwear, and Approach Velocity runes. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Xin Zhao vs Gangplank face-offs, this composite of runes yielded the best win rate. We have also shown the best Gangplank runes to fend off Xin Zhao to help you infer how he will likely be built against you.

Runes Gangplank Will Likely Use to Counter Xin Zhao

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Revitalize Rune Revitalize
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Time Warp Tonic Rune Time Warp Tonic

Xin Zhao vs Gangplank Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown on this page highlight some significant Xin Zhao vs. Gangplank counter stats that can help us realize the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Xin Zhao’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.5 is greater than Gangplank’s KDA ratio of 2.0, indicating that Xin Zhao may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Gangplank.

Xin zhao typically has a much larger longest killing spree than his counter does. On average, Xin Zhao receives more damage than Gangplank. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the champ with more HP has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Xin Zhao commonly gets many fewer minion kills than Gangplank. Champs that don't acquire very much CS normally do not require much CS to be effective. Instead, they are capable of scaling properly off their skills and stats alone. However, champs with tons of CS, such as carries, usually need a lot of items to be useful. In either case, try to best the averages presented here to do well.

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Killing Spree

3.4 | Xin Zhao Gangplank | 2.3

Damage Dealt

18,491 | Xin Zhao Gangplank | 18,937

Damage Taken

31,694 | Xin Zhao Gangplank | 22,968

Gold Earned

11,466 | Xin Zhao Gangplank | 11,528

Minions Killed

42 | Xin Zhao Gangplank | 165


5.9 | Xin Zhao Gangplank | 4.8

Dragons Killed

2.2 | Xin Zhao Gangplank | 1.8

Barons Killed

0.5 | Xin Zhao Gangplank | 0.4


1.1 | Xin Zhao Gangplank | 0.8

Xin Zhao vs Gangplank Matchup Summary

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked LoL rounds each week. In our database, Xin Zhao faced off against Gangplank 5,723 times. Having so many games with Xin Zhao versus Gangplank provides us a lot of confidence in our capacity to prepare informative data and a solid build to annihilate your rival.

This particular champion matchup is fairly rare. Xin Zhao is forced to battle against Gangplank in only 3.2% of his games. Xin Zhao does a great job of beating Gangplank. On average, he wins a fantastic 59.0% of games the champions fight each other in. In Xin Zhao versus Gangplank rounds, Xin Zhao’s side is 3.0% more probable to obtain first blood, implying that he probably will be able to get first blood against Gangplank.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 5,723 Xin Zhao 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 Xin Zhao 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.