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Gwen Build Guides, Runes and Items

Gwen The Hallowed Seamstress

Find the best Gwen build guides for League of Legends S13 Patch 13.1. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Gwen build for the S13 meta. Learn more about Gwen's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 11 Guides
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

✂️ [S.11] Gwen Top & Jungle | Need a new haircut?

Guide by Tokitawa updated June 2, 2021
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

Gwen 11.8 Build Options

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

[11.8] riaN's Gwen Top Lane Guide | The Hallowed Hairdresser

Guide by rian20 updated May 14, 2021
  • In-depth
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

Gwen Botlane Guide Season 11 v11.15

Guide by banewastaken updated July 29, 2021
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Season 11 Builds
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

Crit Gwen

Build by joking777 updated April 18, 2021
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

Gwen: Mid Lane Bruiser

Build by invalidater updated May 4, 2021
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

[11.8] mortemeyn's guide to Gwen (Jungle, Mid Lane)

Build by mortemeyn updated April 13, 2021
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

Gogha

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

Gwen sup

Build by Guest updated August 24, 2021
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

Gwen Season 11 TOP (ArkaStyle TOP 1 Gwen Main PH) Guide.

Build by Arkastyle updated August 4, 2021
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

[S11] GWEN TOP LANE GUIDE PATCH 11.9

Build by Fra660 updated May 20, 2021
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

Gwen

Build by Guest updated May 5, 2021
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

Flowery’s Guide to Gwen Support

Build by Guest updated April 23, 2021
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

Gwen guide for beginers (most info are in the notes)

Build by nichovsky updated April 21, 2021
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

[S11] Gwen Guide THE BEST RUNES - TłistedFuTu's Guide

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

The right way to play Gwen

Build by Scissors Main updated April 17, 2021
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LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide
LoL Champion Gwen Build Guide

Running Around With Scissors!

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

gwen is cute UwU

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

The Hallowed Seamstress

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

What if you wanted to play Yasuo but God said no play Gwen i

Build by Guest updated July 1, 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 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 13.1. 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 13.1: 645616 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Gwen's Runes

Gwen's Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 12307 Games

  • 1
  • 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 62%

Win Rate 77 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: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Runes 57%

Win Rate 438 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: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Gwen's Summoner Spells

Gwen's Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 16924 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 4174 Games

Ghost Teleport

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 2902 Games

Ghost Ignite

Gwen's Starters

Gwen's Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 20115 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 6038 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Starter Items 47%

Win Rate 2171 Games

Doran's Blade Health Potion

Trinket

Gwen's Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 21896 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 4956 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 3327 Games

Oracle Lens
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Patch 13.1: 645620 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Gwen's Runes

Gwen's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 3001 Games

  • 1
  • 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 66%

Win Rate 98 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

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

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 1311 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

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

Gwen's Summoner Spells

Gwen's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 3791 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 3444 Games

Ghost Smite

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 928 Games

Ghost Teleport

Gwen's Starters

Gwen's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 4788 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 1609 Games

Mosstomper Seedling Health Potion

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 1236 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Trinket

Gwen's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 5955 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 4124 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Trinket 55%

Win Rate 1242 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards
Patch 13.1: 645620 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Gwen's Runes

Gwen's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 971 Games

  • 1
  • 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 50%

Win Rate 113 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: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 196 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Lethal Tempo
Lethal Tempo
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

Gwen's Summoner Spells

Gwen's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 1405 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 55%

Win Rate 362 Games

Ghost Teleport

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 509 Games

Ghost Ignite

Gwen's Starters

Gwen's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 2119 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 781 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 225 Games

Doran's Blade Health Potion

Trinket

Gwen's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 2317 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Trinket 56%

Win Rate 461 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 611 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Gwen Counters

Learn Gwen'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 attacks deal an additional 1% (+0.8% per 100 ability power) of the target's max health as magic damage on hit. Gwen recovers health equal to 50% of the damage this ability deals to champions.
Q
Gwen's Snip Snip!
Snip Snip! Gwen's Q Ability
Self
40
6.5 / 5.75 / 5 / 4.25 / 3.5
Passive: Gwen gains 1 stack when she hits an enemy with an attack (max 4, lasts 6 seconds).

Active: Consumes stacks. Gwen snips once for 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 (+5% of ability power) magic damage, snips again for each ammo consumed, and then snips a final time for 60 / 85 / 110 / 135 / 160 (+35% of ability power) magic damage.

The center of each strikes deals true damage instead and applies A Thousand Cuts to enemies hit. This ability deals 50% damage towards minions above 20% health. Minions with less than 20% health instead takes 1000% damage.
W
Gwen's Hallowed Mist
Hallowed Mist Gwen's W Ability
480
60
22 / 21 / 20 / 19 / 18
Gwen summons the Hallowed Mist, making her untargetable to all enemies (except towers) outside the zone for 4 seconds or until she leaves it. While in the mist, Gwen gains 17 / 19 / 21 / 23 / 25 (+7% of ability power) armor and magic resist. Gwen can recast this ability once to call the mist to her. This will automatically recast the first time Gwen attempts to leave the zone.
E
Gwen's Skip 'n Slash
Skip 'n Slash Gwen's E Ability
350
35
13 / 12.5 / 12 / 11.1 / 11
Gwen dashes and empowers her attacks for 4 seconds.

Empowered attacks gain 20 / 35 / 50 / 65 / 80% attack speed, 15 (+20% of ability power) magic damage on-hit, 75 attack range, and the first one to hit an enemy refunds 25 / 35 / 45 / 55 / 65% of this ability's cooldown.
R
Gwen's Needlework
Needlework Gwen's Ultimate (R) Ability
Self
100
120 / 100 / 80 / 80 / 80
First Cast: Hurl a needle that deals 35 / 65 / 95 (+10% of ability power) plus 1% (+0.8% per 100 ability power) of the target's max health as magic damage, slows by 40 / 50 / 60% for 1.5 seconds, and applies A Thousand Cuts to all enemies hit. After 1 second, she can recast it (up to 2 additional times).

Second Cast: Fire three needles to deal 105 / 195 / 285 (+30% of ability power) plus 3% (+2.4% per 100 ability power) of the target's max health as magic damage.

Third Cast: Fire five needles to deal 175 / 325 / 475 (+50% of ability power) plus 5% (+4% per 100 ability power) of the target's max health as magic damage.

Questions About Gwen

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