Build, runes, synergies, counters, lore. Gwen is a top-lane champion in League of Legends known for her unique playstyle and magical abilities.

General Description

She wields a pair of giant scissors and excels at sustained damage, mobility, and self-healing. She can weave her abilities together to create powerful combos and control the battlefield.

Gwen Build

Gwen typically builds a mix of offensive and defensive items. She benefits from items that provide Ability Power and Ability Haste, such as Hextech Rocketbelt and Nashor’s Tooth. Defensive options like Zhonya’s Hourglass or Spirit Visage can help increase her survivability.

Gwen Runes

In the rune tree, Gwen often runs Conqueror for increased damage output and sustain in extended fights. She can also opt for Grasp of the Undying for extra sustain in lane or Phase Rush for enhanced mobility.


Gwen synergizes well with champions who can provide crowd control or engage for her, such as Sejuani or Malphite. She also pairs well with champions who can protect her and provide utility, such as Lulu or Morgana.


Gwen can struggle against champions with high burst damage and crowd control, such as Darius or Akali. Additionally, champions with strong ranged poke and kiting abilities, like Jayce or Quinn, can give her a hard time in lane.


Gwen is a doll brought to life by magical threads, formerly known as “Senna’s Scissors” when she was part of Thresh’s collection. After breaking free, Gwen seeks to unravel the mysteries of her existence and find her purpose in the world. She wields her giant scissors to fight against evil and protect the innocent.
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