Aatrox vs Azir Counter Build

How to Beat Azir as Aatrox


We summarize our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked League rounds that we analyze every week. This Aatrox versus Azir counter guide came out of an analysis of 8,337 ranked rounds where both champions faced each other.

This particular champ matchup is somewhat common. Aatrox encounters Azir in 12.9% of his rounds. Aatrox does a good job of beating Azir. Typically, Aatrox wins a whopping 53.0% of the time the champions fight one another in. In Aatrox against Azir matches, Aatrox’s side is 1.0% less probable to earn first blood, indicating that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Azir.

Matchups Analyzed


Team First Blood


Win Rate


Best Aatrox Items to Counter Azir

The most important items to have in your Aatrox versus Azir build consist of Sterak's Gage, Ravenous Hydra, and Goredrinker. When Aatrox bought at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better against Azir than with most other typical item sets.

Sterak's Gage Item Ravenous Hydra Item Goredrinker Item

Best Aatrox Runes to Counter Azir

To have the highest probability of vanquishing Azir as Aatrox, Aatrox players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Taste of Blood, and Ravenous Hunter runes. Out of all the runes players picked for Aatrox vs Azir fights, this combo of runes resulted in the highest win rate. We have also displayed the top Azir runes to counterpick against Aatrox to help you understand how he will likely be built to try to beat your champion.

Best Aatrox Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

Best Azir Runes

Lethal Tempo Rune Lethal Tempo
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm


The subsequent tables underscore several valuable Aatrox against Azir counter stats that may help you interpret the differences and similarities between the two. Aatrox’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.0 is nearly equal to Azir’s ratio of 1.9, indicating that Aatrox may be just as central to his team's team fighting potential than Azir.

Battle Stats


Aatrox Stats
5.6 5.1
Azir Stats


Aatrox Stats
5.7 6.1
Azir Stats


Aatrox Stats
5.7 6.6
Azir Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Aatrox Stats
2.9 2.3
Azir Stats

Damage Dealt

Aatrox Stats
17637 18921
Azir Stats

Damage Taken

Aatrox Stats
31900 17791
Azir Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Aatrox Stats
5.3 4.8
Azir Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Aatrox Stats
0.9 0.8
Azir Stats

Dragons Killed

Aatrox Stats
2 1.8
Azir Stats

Barons Killed

Aatrox Stats
0.4 0.4
Azir Stats

Gold Earned

Aatrox Stats
10431 10249
Azir Stats

Minions Killed

Aatrox Stats
137 147
Azir Stats

Aatrox often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his opponent does. On average, Aatrox receives more damage than Azir. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

In Aatrox vs Azir matchups, Aatrox usually racks up a similar number of minion kills than Azir. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills usually do not have to have much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling fully off of their skills and stats alone. However, champions with plenty of CS, such as carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be useful. In either case, work to top the averages displayed here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 8337 Aatrox vs Azir 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.