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.
The stats shown on this page show some influential Yuumi against Gwen counter statistics that can help you explain the distinctions between the two. For instance, Yuumi’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Gwen’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Yuumi may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Gwen. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.
Yuumi typically has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than her opponent does. On average, she receives less damage than Gwen. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Yuumi usually wins when playing against Gwen, with a 51.2% win rate. Thus, Yuumi makes a good counter for Gwen.
While Yuumi does have a higher winrate compared to Gwen, when they face off with one another, Yuumi also has a lower learning curve that makes her a less time consuming character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Yuumi into Gwen.
Additionally, Yuumi also has a great amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Gwen. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Yuumi vs Gwen matchups, Yuumi is the better champion with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.
Yuumi is a decent counter for Gwen. Focus your actions on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Yuumi against Gwen.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Yuumi to counter Gwen during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips shown here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Yuumi typically accumulates a lot less CS as Gwen. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers displayed here to do well.
The ideal items to have in your Yuumi versus Gwen build consist of Moonstone Renewer, Mikael's Blessing, and Shard of True Ice. When Yuumi incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better against Gwen than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Yuumi boasted an average winrate of 51.2% when countering Gwen with this counter build.
To have the greatest likelihood of defeating Gwen as Yuumi, you should take the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Presence of Mind, and Cut Down runes from the Sorcery and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Yuumi vs Gwen counters, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 51.2% winrate overall.
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