Gragas will look to gank a lot early. Try to counter this by having good vision around the map so you can spot him before he gets to lane.
Gragas is a strong dueler and can easily take down a target if he gets the jump on them. Try not to fight him alone unless you- indeed, get the jump on him.
As Gragas will be ganking a lot early, his jungle will be open to the elements. If you spot him on the top side of the map, you should invade his bottom side jungle and steal away his camps.
Gragas likes it when teams group closely together as it is an optimal setup for his
. Do not group to closely together so he cannot knock you forward.
is quite long ranged and has a large area of effect, do not position to far forward when sieging or facing off with him. If he throws it behind you, you will be pushed forward and in to his team.
Gragas will be playing around the Predator Rune to set up ganks, team fights and basically everything. Have deep vision around the map to see him pop Predator: this should give you enough time to disengage.
Gragas’ first power spike is at level 3 and he will usually gank at level 3. Whether you’re a laner or the Jungler yourself, be prepared for a level 3 gank.
Like most champions, Gragas has a power spike when he unlocks his
at level 6. As his
can knock champions in a certain direction, you should definitely keep this power spike in mind and play safer when his
is up or it may result in your death.
Depending on how far or ahead Gragas is and what items he is purchasing, he will probably be really strong in team fights because of his AO
. Try to not group to closely or position too far forward as he may knock you into his team.