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

Aatrox vs Irelia

How to Beat Irelia as Aatrox in LoL Irelia is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Irelia as Aatrox

based on 3,187 Aatrox vs Irelia matchups
Win Rate
49.6 %
K/D/A
2
Pick Rate
3.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends games that we analyze every week. Our guide on how to beat Irelia as Aatrox came out of an evaluation of 3187 ranked matches where both champs faced off against one another. This particular matchup is somewhat rare. Aatrox is forced to battle against Irelia in only 3.5% of his rounds.

Aatrox vs Irelia Matchup Summary

Aatrox does a ok job of countering Irelia. Typically, he wins a acceptable 49.6% of the time the champs clash against one another in. In Aatrox versus Irelia rounds, Aatrox’s team is 0.0% more probable to earn first blood. This indicates that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Irelia.

Best Aatrox vs Irelia Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSerrated Dirk

Core Aatrox Items

~22 Mins
EclipseDeath's DanceSerylda's Grudge

Optional Items

ThornmailBlack CleaverMaw of MalmortiusChempunk Chainsword

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 PlatingUnflinching
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
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
2
E
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W
4
Q
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Q
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R
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Q
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R

Guide to Countering Irelia as Aatrox

Tips for Playing as Aatrox against Irelia

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

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.

Advice to Win Against Irelia

Beware of wasting your high impact spells on Defiant Dance.

Pay attention to Ionian Fervor stacks and try to engage Irelia when it is down.

Minion waves greatly enhance Irelia's mobility, beware fighting her inside one.

Aatrox vs Irelia Counter Stats

Aatrox Image
Win Rate
49.6 %
VS
Win Rate
50.4 %
Irelia Image
5.9
< Kills >
7
5.8
< Deaths >
6.9
5.7
< Assists >
4.7
1.33
< Killing Sprees >
1.58
154
< Minions Killed >
192
0.09
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.43
18,934
< Physical Damage >
14,805
115
< Magic Damage >
5,783
996
< True Damage >
1,223
20,045
< Damage Dealt >
21,812
30,548
< Damage Taken >
28,577
11,122
< Gold Earned >
12,423
2.02
< Towers >
2.26
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
11,569
< Total Healing >
4,886
13,913
< Experience >
14,067
16
< Vision Score >
16
8
< Wards Placed >
8
226
< Time Dealing CC >
86

How to Counter Irelia with Aatrox in LoL

The stats shown on this page highlight several valuable Aatrox versus Irelia matchup stats that can help you interpret the distinctions between the pair. Aatrox’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Irelia’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Aatrox may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Irelia..

Aatrox usually has a similar longest killing spree as his matchup does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Irelia. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the champ with increased HP has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Aatrox and Irelia

Damage Types Compared

Aatrox
Irelia
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aatrox
Irelia

Who is Better, Aatrox or Irelia?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Aatrox usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Irelia, with a 49.6% win rate. Therefore, Aatrox makes an ok counter for Irelia.

While Aatrox does have a lower win rate than Irelia, when they face off with one another, Aatrox also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less complex champion to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Aatrox into Irelia.

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

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Aatrox vs Irelia matchups, Irelia is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Aatrox is a somewhat poor counter to Irelia. Make sure you focus your play on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Aatrox against Irelia.

Additional Information for Aatrox Players

How We Calculated Our Aatrox vs Irelia Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Irelia as Aatrox, we analyzed 3,187 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 Irelia 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 learn all of the intricacies of Aatrox in order to counter Irelia during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aatrox most often picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Irelia. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values shown here to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Aatrox versus Irelia build include Eclipse, Death's Dance, and Serylda's Grudge. When Aatrox included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better against Irelia than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Aatrox boasted an average win rate of 49.6% when countering Irelia with this build.

To have the highest probability of coming out on top against Irelia as Aatrox, Aatrox players should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players chose for Aatrox vs Irelia battles, this blending of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 49.6% winrate overall.

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