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Gwen Build Guides, Runes, Items, and Abilities - Patch 14.12

Gwen The Hallowed Seamstress

Find the best Gwen build guides for League of Legends S14 Patch 14.12. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Gwen build for the S14 meta. Learn more about Gwen's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

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 14.12. 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!

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Patch 14.12: 28,144 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Gwen's Runes

Gwen's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 85% Pickrate

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Precision
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Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 11% Pickrate

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Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Gwen's Summoner Spells

Gwen's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 57% Pickrate

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Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 26% Pickrate

Teleport Ignite

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 10% Pickrate

Flash Teleport

Gwen's Starters

Gwen's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 84% Pickrate

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Gwen's Core Items

Gwen's Best Core Items 64%

Win Rate 13% Pickrate

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Gwen's Runes

Gwen's Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 76% Pickrate

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Gwen's 2nd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 11% Pickrate

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Gwen's 3rd Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 7% Pickrate

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Gwen's Summoner Spells

Gwen's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 64% Pickrate

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Second Best

Gwen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 20% Pickrate

Ghost Scorchclaw Smite

Third Best

Gwen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 6% Pickrate

Ghost Mosstomper Smite

Gwen's Starters

Gwen's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 60% Pickrate

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Gwen's Core Items

Gwen's Best Core Items 61%

Win Rate 11% Pickrate

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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% (+0.72% 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 22 / 24 / 26 / 28 / 30 (+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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