Yorick vs Gangplank Counter Build

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

How to Beat Gangplank as Yorick

4,697 Yorick vs Gangplank Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Yorick Items to Counter Gangplank

The top items to have in your Yorick versus Gangplank build consist of Hullbreaker, Dead Man's Plate, and Divine Sunderer. When Yorick incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better versus Gangplank than with most other common item sets.


4.5 | Yorick Gangplank | 4.9


4.8 | Yorick Gangplank | 5.2


4.4 | Yorick Gangplank | 6.4

Best Yorick Runes to Counter Gangplank

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Second Wind Rune Second Wind
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Approach Velocity Rune Approach Velocity
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
To have the best probability of beating Gangplank as Yorick, Yorick players should use the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Second Wind, Overgrowth, Approach Velocity, and Magical Footwear runes. Of all the rune sets players used for Yorick vs Gangplank matchups, this sequence of runes yielded the highest win rate. We have also displayed the top Gangplank runes to counterpick against Yorick in order to help you grasp how he will probably be built against your champ.

Runes Gangplank Will Likely Use to Counter Yorick

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Second Wind Rune Second Wind
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Time Warp Tonic Rune Time Warp Tonic

Yorick vs Gangplank Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here underscore several vital Yorick versus Gangplank matchup stats that may help us distinguish the distinctions between the two. As an example, Yorick’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.9 is worse than Gangplank’s ratio of 2.2, highlighting that Yorick may be less central to his team's team fighting capacity than Gangplank.

Yorick typically has a similar longest kill spree as his foe does. Commonly, Yorick takes more damage than Gangplank. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the champ with more HP has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

Yorick often gets a similar number of minion kills than Gangplank. Champions that don't get a lot of minion kills typically don't require much CS to be useful. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as carries, typically have to have a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, work to best the values displayed here to do well.

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Killing Spree

2.4 | Yorick Gangplank | 2.3

Damage Dealt

19,397 | Yorick Gangplank | 18,602

Damage Taken

27,395 | Yorick Gangplank | 23,199

Gold Earned

11,843 | Yorick Gangplank | 11,802

Minions Killed

174 | Yorick Gangplank | 175


6.8 | Yorick Gangplank | 4.9

Dragons Killed

2.1 | Yorick Gangplank | 1.9

Barons Killed

0.5 | Yorick Gangplank | 0.4


1.4 | Yorick Gangplank | 0.8

Yorick vs Gangplank Matchup Summary

We summarize our counter statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends matches that we analyze each week. This Yorick vs Gangplank counter review came out of an evaluation of 4,697 ranked matches where both champs faced one another.

This matchup is somewhat uncommon. Yorick is forced to battle against Gangplank in only 7.7% of his rounds. Yorick does a great job of beating Gangplank. Typically, he wins a terrific 58.0% of games the champions battle each other in. In Yorick versus Gangplank games, Yorick’s side is 2.0% less probable to obtain first blood, implying that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Gangplank.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 4,697 Yorick 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 Yorick 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.