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Gangplank Build Guides, Runes and Items

Gangplank The Saltwater Scourge

Find the best Gangplank build guides for League of Legends S13 Patch 13.18. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Gangplank build for the S13 meta. Learn more about Gangplank's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 13 Guides // Patch 13.18 & Patch 13.17
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LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide

[13.18] Gangplank One-Shot KING (TOP & MID)

Guide by Seal Gains updated September 19, 2023
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LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide

Oh Captain my Captain!

Guide by Atlascrower updated September 7, 2023
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LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide

Gangplank Guide for Every Matchup (Tradução em PT-BR)

Guide by Guest updated September 14, 2023
  • In-depth
New Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide

GANGPLANK GUIDE / ALL MACHUPS AND RUNES

Guide by Wunkiz updated September 12, 2023
Season 13 Guides // Other Patches
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LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide

[12.23] The Gangplank Compendium {All roles}

Guide by Kippari updated December 28, 2022
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LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide

CritPlank reigns supreme [13.10]

Guide by Gospodin Bure updated May 18, 2023
  • In-depth
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LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide

POGGERS GANGPLANK MID - SHOOT PEOPLE LEGALLY (CHAPTERS ARE WIP) 13.1

Guide by SKYTOP. updated January 11, 2023
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide

12.22 Big Bank GreedPlank (Gangplank Guide)

Guide by ChengziPrime updated November 18, 2022
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LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide

13.10-13.12 AP (?) gangplank (dead after 13.13 drops)

Guide by Soaring Commy updated June 27, 2023
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LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide

GankPlank (GP Jungle) ((latest 13.10 build))

Guide by Unfortunate 7 updated May 30, 2023
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Rating Pending
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide

Make em walk the Gangplank

Guide by Vixylafoen updated January 18, 2023
Season 13 Builds // Patch 13.18 & Patch 13.17
New Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide

how to play the plank ! toplane crit plank

Build by tsundereRen updated September 16, 2023
Season 13 Builds // Other Patches
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LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide

gangplank

Build by chlebson updated May 5, 2023
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide

GP IN-DEPTH GUIDE CHALLENGER GUIDE

Build by Guest updated August 29, 2023
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide

Gangplank Jesuscirraptor TOP Hybrid

Build by Jesuscirraptor updated July 17, 2023
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide

GP IN-DEPTH GUIDE CHALLENGER GUIDE TTV/ABYSSAL_LOL

Build by Abyssal_lol updated August 29, 2023
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide

Gp split push tank

Build by Guest updated April 3, 2023
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide

GangPlank OTP

Build by Guest updated February 4, 2023
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide

Gangplank Jesuscirraptor TOP Tank

Build by Jesuscirraptor updated August 9, 2023
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LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide
LoL Champion Gangplank Build Guide

GP Jungle

Build by Guest updated July 9, 2023
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Gangplank Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Gangplank we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Gangplank, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Gangplank this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 13.18. However, if you are a new Gangplank player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Gangplank!

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Patch 13.18: 56,153 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Gangplank's Runes

Gangplank's Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 43% Pickrate

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Resolve
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Second Best

Gangplank's 2nd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 24% Pickrate

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Domination
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Third Best

Gangplank's 3rd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 11% Pickrate

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Precision
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Gangplank's Summoner Spells

Gangplank's Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 74% Pickrate

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Second Best

Gangplank's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 25% Pickrate

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Gangplank's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 45%

Win Rate 0% Pickrate

Flash Ghost

Gangplank's Starters

Gangplank's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 68% Pickrate

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Gangplank's Core Items

Gangplank's Best Core Items 57%

Win Rate 40% Pickrate

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Gangplank's Ability Order

Gangplank's Best Ability Order 48%

Win Rate 54% Pickrate

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Patch 13.18: 56,153 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Gangplank's Runes

Gangplank's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 43% Pickrate

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Domination
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Second Best

Gangplank's 2nd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 32% Pickrate

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Resolve
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Third Best

Gangplank's 3rd Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 8% Pickrate

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Gangplank's Summoner Spells

Gangplank's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 60% Pickrate

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Second Best

Gangplank's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 38% Pickrate

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Gangplank's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 1% Pickrate

Exhaust Flash

Gangplank's Starters

Gangplank's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 58% Pickrate

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Gangplank's Core Items

Gangplank's Best Core Items 57%

Win Rate 43% Pickrate

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Gangplank's Ability Order

Gangplank's Best Ability Order 49%

Win Rate 38% Pickrate

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Gangplank Counters

Learn Gangplank's counters and discover matchups where they have an advantage! When you're starting a game of League of Legends you should always keep in mind if you'll be at an advantage or disadvantage against your opponent, so you can know whether to bully them or play safe. You can find detailed breakdowns of each matchup on CounterStats, and you can also check out some Gangplank guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Gangplank TOP in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Gangplank. Counter rating is our own statistic that factors in counter kills, overall kills, early lead ratio, comeback ratio, and win percent to give the whole picture of that champion's effectiveness as a counter pick.

Gangplank Skins

Gangplank's Abilities

Gangplank's Trial By Fire
Trial By Fire Gangplank's Passive Gangplank's Passive
Self
Gangplank's Passive
Gangplank's Passive
Gangplank's melee attacks ignite the target, dealing an additional 50-250 (+1.0 per bonus attack damage) (+0-200% critical strike chance) true damage over 2.5 seconds and granting Gangplank 15−30% movement speed for 2 seconds (depending on level).

Destroying a Power Keg refreshes this cooldown and grants Gangplank the same movement speed.
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Gangplank's Parrrley
Parrrley Gangplank's Q Ability
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Gangplank fires a bullet dealing 10 / 40 / 70 / 100 / 130 (+1.0 per attack damage) physical damage. If this kills the target, Gangplank gains an additional 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 gold and 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 Silver Serpents.

Gangplank can spend Silver Serpents in the shop to upgrade Cannon Barrage.
W
Gangplank's Remove Scurvy
Remove Scurvy Gangplank's W Ability
Self
60 / 70 / 80 / 90 / 100
22 / 20 / 18 / 16 / 14
Gangplank consumes a large amount of citrus fruit, removing all disabling effects and restoring 45 / 70 / 95 / 120 / 145 (+90% of ability power) health plus 13% missing health.
E
Gangplank's Powder Keg
Powder Keg Gangplank's E Ability
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Gangplank places a powder keg that can be attacked by Gangplank and enemy champions for 25 seconds. When an enemy destroys it, the keg is defused. When Gangplank destroys it, it explodes, slowing by 30 / 37.5 / 45 / 52.5 / 60% (+0.25% per 1% crit chance) for 2 seconds and dealing the attack's damage, ignoring 40% armor. Champions take an additional 75 / 105 / 135 / 165 / 195 physical damage.

Keg health decays every 2 / 1 / 0.5 seconds. Keg explosions detonate other kegs with overlapping blast zones, but don't deal damage to the same target more than once. Keg explosions triggered by Parrrley will grant the bonus gold for targets killed.
R
Gangplank's Cannon Barrage
Cannon Barrage Gangplank's Ultimate (R) Ability
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Gangplank signals his ship to fire 12 waves of cannonballs anywhere on the map over 8 seconds. Each wave slows by 30% for 0.5 seconds and deals 40 / 70 / 100 (+10% of ability power) magic damage.

This ability can be upgraded in the shop via Parrrley.

Questions About Gangplank

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Gangplank

Is Gangplank still viable with the crit item changes?

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Is Gangplank not enhanced R on-hit and/or DoT (not counding cannonball wave

I know that since it's not on the tooltip it means it doesn't, but for some reasons I have the impression that GP's ult has a kind of on-hit (like proc-ing Grasp.) That or I don't get how some targets who managed to escape R's zone die right...

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Quinn questions

So... I like Quinn, and I am wondering about a few things. First of all, is building Trinity Force on Quinn a bad idea? Secondly, I have been considering looking into Gangplank. Is he a character who is a good pick for someone who enjoys Quinn?

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Placing barrowls while chasing an enemy

Hi! I have a problem with placing barrowls while chasing enemys! Have u guys got an advice how to place them?

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whats the best way to play gp jungle

so i want to play gp jungle its been a while since ive played him. maybe season 7 or 8 but i know itll be hard but i still want to try because i like his character any ideas

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amm how do i place barrels?!

i have some issues with the gang combo, placing a barrel in like same time with the Q blowing other barrel u know, how should i place thoose things?

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Does Assassin Mastery work on Gangplank's R?

Was playing [[Gangplank]] the other day and was wondering if [[assassin]] worked on [[Cannon barrage]], since GP is alone in lane when he fires it.

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Gangplank right now

I have two questions: 1.Is Gangplank a strong pick on top and is it worth to buy him now ? 2.Is it still viable to play full crit Gangplank with Statikk ?

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Carry top laners

what are some good carry top laners that arn't perma bans like fiora gp or darius?

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Is Gangplank's minion counter bugged?

I have witnessed this multiple times when playing [[Gangplank]], sometimes the minion counter will reset or lower later in the game or in the post game stats. I recall one game going on long enough for me to have over 400 cs, and the post game...

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How to plank the gang with his new update

Question is simple, how to rek with plankgang because i see other plankgangs rek me and eat an orange then there k.

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How does one reset gangpank's auto-attack animation with q

[color=#E8570C]So I've been trying to use [[gangplank]]'s [[parrrley]] to reset my auto-attack and basically get a third free attack but all I've been getting is auto,q,delay,auto. Is there some kind of trick to it? The league wiki claims it's...

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How should you build Gangplank?

What would be the optimal build for [[Gangplank]] in most games? I've seen a lot build [[Trinity Force]] into [[Statikk Shiv]]. I've personally built [[Sunfire Cape]] and [[Spirit Visage]] into [[Liandry's Torment]]. It worked well but what would...

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Can my Gangplank as ADC theory hold up? HELP

ADC need to be great farmers and build into godly damage. Isn't that what GP is? I hate playing bot lane, mainly don't like any of the champs. I noticed LoL list Gangplank as a carry and knowing he is AD, I imagined him as an ADC. Using him as...

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Gangplank Mid

So, I played a few games as [[gangplank]] mid and for three times in-a-row, I was last pick. So, when I said that I prefer mid, they agreed and they didn't ask any questions. Then when it was finally my turn to pick, I picked [[gangplank]] and...

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