Irelia Counters

The Best LoL Champions to Synergize and Counter Irelia

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To select the best and worst counters for Irelia, we checked the results of 898,822 recently finished, ranked League games. We determined which champs have the greatest and poorest win rates against her. Additionally, we calculated those select champions that are ideal companions and who could help prevent her from being beaten. Having evaluated so many matches gives us great faith in our conclusions.

As you can see below, Rammus is the strongest counter to Irelia with a 59.0% win fraction against her. Close behind, Amumu and Fizz are the next greatest threats to Irelia. They have win rates of 42.0% and 43.0%, respectively. You should not bring her into a match where any of these champions has already been selected.

Conversely, if you are playing against Nidalee, you probably should anticipate doing much better. Irelia counters them with a great win percentage of 54.0%. Equally, you should expect to do very well against Gangplank and Qiyana. They have the next worst win rates when trying to counter Irelia.

Who Counters Irelia

Champion Win Rate
Irelia vs Rammus Counter Rammus 41 %
Irelia vs Amumu Counter Amumu 42 %
Irelia vs Fizz Counter Fizz 43 %
Irelia vs Wukong Counter Wukong 43 %
Irelia vs Galio Counter Galio 44 %

Who Irelia Counters

Champion Win Rate
Irelia vs Nidalee Matchup Nidalee 54 %
Irelia vs Gangplank Matchup Gangplank 53 %
Irelia vs Qiyana Matchup Qiyana 53 %
Irelia vs Ryze Matchup Ryze 53 %
Irelia vs Karma Matchup Karma 51 %

Irelia Team Synergies

Champion Win Rate
League of Legends Champion Amumu Stats Amumu 51 %
League of Legends Champion Ivern Stats Ivern 51 %
League of Legends Champion Swain Stats Swain 50 %
League of Legends Champion Viktor Stats Viktor 50 %
League of Legends Champion Rammus Stats Rammus 50 %

If you are looking for good champion pairings for your own teammates to help boost your winrate even further, look at the Irelia synergies above. Regardless of her chosen position, she does admirably when alonside Amumu. This pairing usually improves her average win rate by 1.0%. Ivern and Swain are also great champions to fight alongside.

If you would like to find out more about a particular Irelia matchup, including the finest builds to use in that situation, please click the related row in the tables above. If the specific Irelia counters you are interested in aren’t shown below, you can get all possible counters at the above link. To find more specific countering guidance and advice, you should check out our tips a little lower on the page.

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Guide to Countering Irelia

  • Note that Equilibrium Strike can stun you instead of slowing you if your health is above Irelia's.
  • Bladesurge allows Irelia to cover big distances if there are several low health units in a path. Be wary of this during teamfights.

Our Methods

We comb through millions of League of Legends matches pulled directly from Riot’s servers each week. We analyze the data using advanced algorithms to bring you the most accurate Irelia counters online.