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

Aatrox vs Poppy

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

based on 1,902 Aatrox vs Poppy matchups
Win Rate
51.5 %
K/D/A
1.98
Pick Rate
2.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked LoL matches that we review each and every week. This guide on how to beat Poppy as Aatrox resulted from an analysis of 1902 ranked games where both champs battled each other. This counter matchup is fairly rare. Aatrox fights Poppy in only 2.1% of his games.

Aatrox vs Poppy Matchup Summary

Aatrox has done a decent job of countering Poppy. Normally, he wins a acceptable 51.5% of the time the champions oppose one another in. In Aatrox against Poppy games, Aatrox’s side is 0.1% less expected to gain first blood, indicating that he probably won't get first blood versus Poppy.

Best Aatrox vs Poppy Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordVampiric Scepter

Core Aatrox Items

~22 Mins
EclipseBlack CleaverSerylda's Grudge

Optional Items

Spirit VisageMaw of MalmortiusDeath's Dance

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 Second WindRevitalize
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
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
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Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Poppy as Aatrox

Tips for Playing as Aatrox against Poppy

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 Poppy

You can step on Poppy's shield to deny it from her.

Poppy can stop nearby enemies from dashing with Steadfast Presence.

When Poppy starts to spin her hammer, she is charging Keeper's Verdict.

Aatrox vs Poppy Counter Stats

Aatrox Image
Win Rate
51.5 %
VS
Win Rate
48.5 %
Poppy Image
5.7
< Kills >
4.8
5.6
< Deaths >
5.5
5.4
< Assists >
8.4
1.26
< Killing Sprees >
1.09
154
< Minions Killed >
64
0.09
< Dragons Killed >
0.85
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.41
19,373
< Physical Damage >
12,348
64
< Magic Damage >
2,619
808
< True Damage >
1,179
20,246
< Damage Dealt >
16,147
31,454
< Damage Taken >
26,630
11,108
< Gold Earned >
10,091
2.03
< Towers >
1.54
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.18
11,806
< Total Healing >
6,075
13,876
< Experience >
12,569
16
< Vision Score >
22
8
< Wards Placed >
8
232
< Time Dealing CC >
600

How to Counter Poppy with Aatrox in LoL

The stats shown here feature several valuable Aatrox versus Poppy counter stats that may help us appreciate the differences and similarities between these two champs. As an example, Aatrox’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Poppy’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Aatrox may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Poppy..

Aatrox normally has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy does. On average, he receives more damage than Poppy. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the champion with more health has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Aatrox and Poppy

Damage Types Compared

Aatrox
Poppy
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aatrox
Poppy

Who is Better, Aatrox or Poppy?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Aatrox usually wins when taking on Poppy, with a 51.5% win rate. Thus, Aatrox makes a good counter for Poppy.

While Aatrox does have a higher winrate compared to Poppy, when on opposite teams, Aatrox also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less time consuming champ to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Aatrox into Poppy.

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

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Aatrox vs Poppy matchups, Aatrox is the better champion with a 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 decent counter to Poppy. Focus your gameplay on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Aatrox against Poppy.

Additional Information for Aatrox Players

How We Calculated Our Aatrox vs Poppy Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Poppy as Aatrox, we analyzed 1,902 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 Poppy 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 Poppy during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aatrox usually picks up more CS as Poppy. Champions who on average don't earn many minion kills often don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of 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 Poppy build include Eclipse, Black Cleaver, and Serylda's Grudge. When Aatrox incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better countering Poppy than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Aatrox had an average winrate of 51.5% when countering Poppy with these items in his kit.

To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Poppy as Aatrox, Aatrox players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Revitalize runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Aatrox vs Poppy fights, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 51.5% win rate overall.

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