How to Win Aatrox vs Azir Counter Matchup Aatrox is in the a tier of champions

Aatrox vs Azir

How to Beat Azir as Aatrox in LoL Azir is in the b tier of champions
Fighter Tank
Mage Marksman

How to Beat Azir as Aatrox

based on 1,751 Aatrox vs Azir matchups
Win Rate
56.5 %
K/D/A
2.15
Pick Rate
1.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League matches each and every week. Within our dataset, Aatrox battled Azir 1751 times. With so many games with Aatrox versus Azir provides us a lot of confidence in our ability to produce useful data and a pro build to crush your enemy. This particular matchup is somewhat rare. Aatrox encounters Azir in only 1.9% of his rounds.

Aatrox vs Azir Matchup Summary

Aatrox has done a great job of beating Azir. Normally, he wins a whopping 56.5% of the time the champs fight each other in. In Aatrox versus Azir games, Aatrox’s team is 0.1% more expected to earn first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood versus Azir.

Best Aatrox vs Azir Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordPlated Steelcaps

Core Aatrox Items

~22 Mins
EclipseDeath's DanceSerylda's Grudge

Optional Items

Maw of MalmortiusSpirit VisageBlack Cleaver

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Aatrox to level up q
>
Second ability for Aatrox to level up e
>
Last skill for Aatrox to max out w

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve Bone PlatingRevitalize
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Aatrox's passive ability p
Aatrox q ability q
Aatrox w ability w
Aatrox e ability e
Aatrox's ultimate ability r
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Q
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E
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W
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Q
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Q
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R
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Q
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Guide to Countering Azir as Aatrox

Tips for Playing as Aatrox against Azir

Cast World Ender when you are sure you can force a fight.

Crowd Control abilities like Infernal Chains or your allies' immobilizing effects will help you set up The Darkin Blade.

Use Umbral Dash while casting The Darkin Blade to increase your chances of hitting the enemy.

Advice to Win Against Azir

Azir has immense damage over a prolonged amount of time but lacks the upfront burst of other mages. Try to burst him out before he can turn a confrontation around.

Try to think of Sand Soldiers as fire. Don't stand in the fire.

Azir relies on his soldiers to deal damage and can only move them so often. Try to capitalize on windows of time when his soldiers are stationary.

Aatrox vs Azir Counter Stats

Aatrox Image
Win Rate
56.5 %
VS
Win Rate
43.5 %
Azir Image
6.1
< Kills >
5
5.3
< Deaths >
5.5
5.3
< Assists >
6.4
1.39
< Killing Sprees >
1.14
157
< Minions Killed >
170
0.08
< Dragons Killed >
0.12
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.41
19,441
< Physical Damage >
1,057
61
< Magic Damage >
19,151
886
< True Damage >
964
20,388
< Damage Dealt >
21,173
30,863
< Damage Taken >
19,858
11,359
< Gold Earned >
11,046
2.4
< Towers >
1.81
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
12,712
< Total Healing >
1,436
14,077
< Experience >
13,634
17
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
9
230
< Time Dealing CC >
180

How to Counter Azir with Aatrox in LoL

The stats shown here highlight several valuable Aatrox against Azir matchup statistics that can help you appreciate the differences and similarities between the pair. Aatrox’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Azir’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Aatrox may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Azir..

Aatrox usually has a similar longest kill spree as his counter does. Typically, he receives more damage than Azir. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Aatrox and Azir

Damage Types Compared

Aatrox
Azir
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aatrox
Azir

Who is Better, Aatrox or Azir?

Both League champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Aatrox usually wins when facing off against Azir, with a 56.5% win rate. As a result, Aatrox makes a fantastic counter to Azir.

While Aatrox does have a much higher win rate than Azir, when on opposite teams, Aatrox also has a much lower learning curve that makes him a less difficult character to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Aatrox into Azir.

Moreover, Aatrox has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Azir. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Aatrox vs Azir matchups, Aatrox is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Aatrox is a great counter for Azir. Make sure you focus your tactics on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Aatrox against Azir.

Additional Information for Aatrox Players

How We Calculated Our Aatrox vs Azir Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Azir as Aatrox, we analyzed 1,751 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Azir as Aatrox comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to truly master Aatrox to counter Azir during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats shown here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aatrox most often accumulates a similar amount of CS compared to Azir. Champs who on average don't take many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values reported on this page to do well.

The most important items to have in your Aatrox versus Azir build include Eclipse, Death's Dance, and Serylda's Grudge. When Aatrox combined at least these three items in his build, he performed much better when fighting Azir than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Aatrox had an average win rate of 56.5% when countering Azir with these items in his kit.

To have the best chance of vanquishing Azir as Aatrox, Aatrox players should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Revitalize, and Bone Plating runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune builds players chose for Aatrox vs Azir fights, this sequence of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 56.5% win rate overall.

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