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LoL Champion Build Guides: Gwen

Gwen The Hallowed Seamstress

Find the best Gwen build guides for League of Legends S11 Patch 11.21. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Gwen build for the S11 meta. Learn more about Gwen's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 11 Guides // Patch 11.21 & Patch 11.20
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

[11.21] Menace To LoL Gwen

Guide by King Turtle updated October 20, 2021
  • In-depth
9.8
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

[11.20] A Hard Stuck's Guide to Gwen Jungle

Guide by Irmike78 updated October 19, 2021
  • Off-Meta
9.6
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

The Slow Seamstress ✂ Sweet, simple, and out of control!

Guide by Lucky Lad updated October 19, 2021
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60
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

[11.21] PH45's guide to Gwen, the Hallowed Seamstress!

Guide by PH45 updated October 20, 2021
  • In-depth
Season 11 Builds // Patch 11.21 & Patch 11.20
New Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

The Hallowed Seamstress

Build by MichelleYu31 updated October 10, 2021
New Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

Gogha

Build by Guest updated October 23, 2021
New Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

Gwen, The Hallowed Seamstress.

Build by MichelleYu31 updated October 17, 2021
New Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

Gwen

Build by Rosewhip92 updated October 17, 2021
New Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

Gwen, The Hallowed Seamstress!

Build by MichelleYu31 updated October 13, 2021
Season 11 Guides // Other Patches
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

[11.14] Grandmaster Gwen Top Guide | How to DOMINATE LANE!

Guide by ForgottenProject updated July 13, 2021
  • In-depth
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

Sneaky Seamstress

Guide by EversideHS updated April 16, 2021
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

Educational Darky's HIGH ELO Gwen Guide! [11.16]

Guide by DarkyTheReal updated August 15, 2021
  • In-depth
9.5
196
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

[S11] Gwen is too OP! | Hesychia's Gwen Top Lane Guide

Guide by Hesychia updated April 26, 2021
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

[11.8] The Ultimate Guide to Jungle Gwen

Guide by SirGobogi updated April 19, 2021
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

[11.12] SirGRC's Silver Guide To Gwen

Guide by SirGRC updated June 9, 2021
  • In-depth
8.5
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

[11.19] Snip Through Them! Top Gwen Guide!

Guide by PK Noob updated October 4, 2021
  • In-depth
8.5
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

[MID] BURST-KITE MAGE GWEN BUILD. Patch 11.8

Guide by Feibzy updated April 18, 2021
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

「11.9」◈ PONPONPON GweN🐇

Guide by MutsukiS2 updated June 15, 2021
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

[S11] Snip Snip! Princess Shuna's Gwen Guide to success

Guide by Princess Shuna updated April 17, 2021
  • In-depth
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

[11.12+] Gwen - How to crush Solo-Queue

Guide by xxxxzomb updated June 10, 2021
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Gwen Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Gwen we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Gwen, as determined by LeagueSpy's calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Gwen this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 11.21. However, if you are a new Gwen player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Gwen!

Patch 11.21: 54133 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Gwen's Top Items

Gwen's Runes

Gwen's Best Runes 45%

Win Rate 3037 Games

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  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Runes 56%

Win Rate 149 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 85 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
More Gwen Runes

Gwen's Summoner Spells

Gwen's Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 7753 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 42%

Win Rate 3401 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 45%

Win Rate 762 Games

Flash Ignite

Gwen's Starters

Gwen's Best Starter Items 46%

Win Rate 4881 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Starter Items 45%

Win Rate 1682 Games

Doran's Ring Health Potion

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Starter Items 44%

Win Rate 1207 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Trinket

Gwen's Best Trinket 44%

Win Rate 9262 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 1828 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 1498 Games

Oracle Lens
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Top Gwen Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Gwen Players are using on LeagueSpy!

Patch 11.21: 54133 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Gwen's Top Items

Gwen's Runes

Gwen's Best Runes 58%

Win Rate 107 Games

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  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Runes 57%

Win Rate 51 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 148 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter
LoL Rune: Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact
More Gwen Runes

Gwen's Summoner Spells

Gwen's Best Summoner Spells 59%

Win Rate 74 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 696 Games

Teleport Ignite

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 599 Games

Ghost Smite

Gwen's Starters

Gwen's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 486 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Gwen's Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 1304 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 1168 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Trinket 56%

Win Rate 167 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Top Gwen Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Gwen Players are using on LeagueSpy!

Patch 11.21: 54135 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Gwen's Top Items

Gwen's Runes

Gwen's Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 68 Games

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  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 97 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Runes 43%

Win Rate 284 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
More Gwen Runes

Gwen's Summoner Spells

Gwen's Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 772 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 393 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 43%

Win Rate 334 Games

Flash Teleport

Gwen's Starters

Gwen's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 499 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Starter Items 47%

Win Rate 274 Games

Doran's Ring Health Potion

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Starter Items 45%

Win Rate 174 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Trinket

Gwen's Best Trinket 45%

Win Rate 1127 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 231 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 252 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Gwen's Ability Order

Gwen's Best Ability Order 64%

Win Rate 96 Games

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Top Gwen Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Gwen Players are using on LeagueSpy!

Gwen Counters

Learn '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 Gwen guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Gwen Top in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Gwen. 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.

Gwen Skins

Find Gwen's skins and when they were last on sale. Never miss a sale for your favorite skin by using our Wish List feature! You can also find all Gwen skins and chromas on Gwen's skins page.

Gwen's Abilities

Gwen's Thousand Cuts
Thousand Cuts Gwen's Passive Gwen's Passive
Self
Gwen's Passive
Gwen's Passive
Gwen's basic attacks, the center of Snip Snip!, and Needlework deal bonus magic damage equal to 1% (+0.8% per 100 ability power) of the target's maximum health.

Thousand Cuts is modified based on the target:
- Heals Gwen for 70% of post-mitigation damage dealt against champions.
- Deals an additional 8−30 bonus magic damage against minions that are below 40% of their maximum health (depending on level).
- Deals a maximum of 10 (+25% of ability power) magic damage against monsters.
Q
Gwen's Snip Snip!
Snip Snip! Gwen's Q Ability
Self
40
6.5 / 5.75 / 5 / 4.25 / 3.5
Gwen's basic attacks on-hit grant a stack of Snippy for 6 seconds, stacking up to 4 times. Subsequent attacks refresh the duration on-hit.

ACTIVE: Gwen snips at least twice with her scissors in a cone in the target direction over the cast time, dealing 9 / 12 / 15 / 18 / 21 (+5% of ability power) magic damage per snip to all enemies within the area. The final snip deals 45 / 60 / 75 / 90 / 105 (+25% of ability power) increased damage.

If she has any Snippy stacks, she consumes each one to snip an additional time for 54 / 72 / 90 / 108 / 126 (+30% of ability power) for each.

The center of each snip deals true damage instead and applies Thousand Cuts.
W
Gwen's Hallowed Mist
Hallowed Mist Gwen's W Ability
480
60
22 / 20 / 18 / 16 / 14
Gwen summons the Hallowed Mist around her, lasting for 5 seconds or until she leaves the area. Hallowed Mist can be recast once after 0.5 seconds for the duration, and does so automatically if Gwen attempts to leave the area.

While inside the mist, Gwen gains 20 (+5% of ability power) bonus armor and bonus magic resistance and is untargetable to all enemies (except turrets) outside of the mist.

RECAST: Gwen commands the mist to move to her current location.
E
Gwen's Skip 'n Slash
Skip 'n Slash Gwen's E Ability
450
35
13 / 12 / 11 / 10 / 9
Gwen dashes to the target location, and afterwards she gains 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 (+8% of ability power) bonus magic damage on-hit on her basic attacks, 20 / 35 / 50 / 65 / 80% bonus attack speed and 100 bonus attack range for 4 seconds.

Gwen's first basic attack within the duration refunds 50% of Skip 'n Slash's cooldown.

Skip 'n Slash resets Gwen's basic attack timer.

Skip 'n Slash can be cast during any of Gwen's abilities, and vice versa.
R
Gwen's Needlework
Needlework Gwen's Ultimate (R) Ability
Self
100
120 / 100 / 80 / 80 / 80
Gwen can activate Needlework up to 3 times, launching needles in the target direction with each cast. Each needle deals 30 / 55 / 80 (+8% of ability power) magic damage and applies Thousand Cuts to enemies it passes through, in addition to slowing them for 40 / 50 / 60% for 1.5 seconds. For each individual target, needle hits beyond the first slows for a reduced amount of 15 / 20 / 25%.

Within 6 seconds after the first cast, Gwen needs to hit a basic attack or Snip Snip! to unlock the second cast. After using the second cast, the duration is refreshed and she may repeat the aforementioned actions to unlock the third cast. Both the second and third casts are only available for the remaining duration. Each subsequent cast increases the amount of needles launched by 2. The total damage possible from all 3 casts are 270 / 495 / 720 (+72% of ability power) (+9% (+7.2% per 100 ability power) of the target's maximum health).

FIRST CAST: Gwen launches one needle after a 0.25 seconds cast time. Dealing 30 / 55 / 80 (+8% of ability power) (+1% (+0.8% per 100 ability power) of the target's maximum health) magic damage.

SECOND CAST: Gwen launches three needles after a 0.5 seconds cast time. Dealing 90 / 165 / 240 (+24% of ability power) (+3% (+2.4% per 100 ability power) of the target's maximum health) magic damage.

THIRD CAST: Gwen launches five needles after a 0.5 seconds cast time. 150 / 275 / 400 (+40% of ability power) (+5% (+4% per 100 ability power) of the target's maximum health) magic damage.

Questions About Gwen

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