The best champions out of lane to counter Leona include Zeri, Aphelios, and Kalista. These champions are all good at countering Leona with high win rates over 60%. Even if these Leona counter picks are not used opposite your position, it's not a good idea to choose her into one of these matchups. They will most often destroy Leona.
Conversely, if the enemy team brings either Mordekaiser or Nilah, Leona mains should strongly consider picking her, as she easily beats these champs with win rates over 53% against both ofthem.
Leona counters enemy carries. With 3 hard CC abilities, she is able to lock-down one or many enemy champs. This is especially effective against close range champions that will be easy for her to reach.
Leona's Eclipse deals damage around her at the end of the 3 second duration. Move away from her during this to avoid taking damage.
You can avoid getting stunned by Solar Flare if you move out of the center quickly.
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The Leona counter matchups shown below include data from Silver+ tiers and champions in all positions. Click an individual Leona matchup to see a detailed build, stats, and advice to win your next fight. You will also have the opportunity to further refine your tier selection.