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

Aatrox vs Pyke

How to Beat Pyke as Aatrox in LoL Pyke is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Pyke as Aatrox

based on 3,983 Aatrox vs Pyke matchups
Win Rate
49.9 %
K/D/A
1.98
Pick Rate
4.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches each week. In our data, Aatrox engaged Pyke in 3983 rounds. Including so many matchups for Aatrox versus Pyke gives us confidence in our capacity to provide useful statistics and a supported build to counter Pyke. This particular champ matchup is somewhat uncommon. Aatrox encounters Pyke in only 4.4% of his matches.

Aatrox vs Pyke Matchup Summary

Aatrox has done a ok job of beating Pyke. On average, he wins a acceptable 49.9% of matches the champs face each other in. In Aatrox versus Pyke matches, Aatrox’s team is 0.3% less expected to gain first blood, implying that he probably won't get first blood versus Pyke.

Best Aatrox vs Pyke Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSerrated Dirk

Core Aatrox Items

~22 Mins
GoredrinkerBlack CleaverDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Spirit VisageThornmailSerylda's GrudgeMaw of Malmortius

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 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
3
W
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Q
5
Q
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R
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Q
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Guide to Countering Pyke as Aatrox

Tips for Playing as Aatrox against Pyke

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 Pyke

Pyke regenerates a significant amount of damage he has taken from enemy champions, but only when you can't see him!

When Pyke is hidden nearby in his Ghostwater Dive, sharks will circle underneath your feet.

Try not to stand near low health allies. If Pyke executes them using Death From Below, you might be next on the list.

Aatrox vs Pyke Counter Stats

Aatrox Image
Win Rate
49.9 %
VS
Win Rate
50.1 %
Pyke Image
5.9
< Kills >
6.5
5.8
< Deaths >
6.4
5.6
< Assists >
8.5
1.34
< Killing Sprees >
1.51
153
< Minions Killed >
40
0.1
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.34
19,952
< Physical Damage >
8,312
79
< Magic Damage >
15
934
< True Damage >
2,378
20,966
< Damage Dealt >
10,706
31,307
< Damage Taken >
20,383
11,163
< Gold Earned >
9,361
2.02
< Towers >
1.12
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
11,813
< Total Healing >
4,454
13,924
< Experience >
10,191
16
< Vision Score >
58
8
< Wards Placed >
28
232
< Time Dealing CC >
81

How to Counter Pyke with Aatrox in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page show some vital Aatrox versus Pyke matchup statistics that can help you understand the distinctions between the two. Aatrox’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Pyke’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Aatrox may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Pyke..

Aatrox usually has a similar longest killing spree as his opponent does. On average, he takes more damage than Pyke. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the champ with higher HP has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Aatrox and Pyke

Damage Types Compared

Aatrox
Pyke
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aatrox
Pyke

Who is Better, Aatrox or Pyke?

Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Aatrox usually fairs equally well when taking on Pyke, with a 49.9% win rate. Therefore, Aatrox makes an ok counter for Pyke.

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

Additionally, Aatrox also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Pyke. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Aatrox vs Pyke matchups, Pyke is the better champ 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 for Pyke. You will do well by focussing your tactics on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Aatrox against Pyke.

Additional Information for Aatrox Players

How We Calculated Our Aatrox vs Pyke Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Pyke as Aatrox, we analyzed 3,983 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 Pyke 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 Pyke during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats presented here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aatrox often picks up much more CS compared to Pyke. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.

The most important items to have in your Aatrox versus Pyke build consist of Goredrinker, Black Cleaver, and Death's Dance. When Aatrox included at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better when fighting Pyke than with many other common builds. In fact, Aatrox had an average win rate of 49.9% when playing against Pyke with these items in his kit.

To have the best chance of beating Pyke as Aatrox, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Revitalize, and Second Wind runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Aatrox vs Pyke counter picks, this combination of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 49.9% winrate overall.

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