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

Aatrox vs Xin Zhao

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

based on 1,146 Aatrox vs Xin Zhao matchups
Win Rate
53.9 %
K/D/A
2.05
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter statistics from the millions of rated League rounds that we review each and every week. This guide on how to beat Xin Zhao as Aatrox resulted from an evaluation of 1146 ranked matches where both champs faced each other. This particular pairing is somewhat rare. Aatrox encounters Xin Zhao in only 1.3% of his rounds.

Aatrox vs Xin Zhao Matchup Summary

Aatrox has done a good job of beating Xin Zhao. Typically, he wins a fantastic 53.9% of games the champs face one another in. In Aatrox against Xin Zhao games, Aatrox’s team is 0.1% less expected to obtain first blood, implying that he probably won't get first blood versus Xin Zhao.

Best Aatrox vs Xin Zhao Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSerrated Dirk

Core Aatrox Items

~22 Mins
EclipseBlack CleaverSerylda's Grudge

Optional Items

Death's DanceThornmailMaw 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 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
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
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E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Xin Zhao as Aatrox

Tips for Playing as Aatrox against Xin Zhao

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 Xin Zhao

Xin Zhao is a powerful initiator with both his charge and ultimate dealing damage to all units around him. Try having your team stay spread out until he's used his ultimate.

Xin Zhao relies heavily on his Three Talon Strikes for damage and cooldown resets, so preventing him from finishing his combo will have a dramatic effect.

Aatrox vs Xin Zhao Counter Stats

Aatrox Image
Win Rate
53.9 %
VS
Win Rate
46.1 %
Xin Zhao Image
6
< Kills >
6.4
5.6
< Deaths >
6.7
5.5
< Assists >
7.2
1.32
< Killing Sprees >
1.46
151
< Minions Killed >
46
0.1
< Dragons Killed >
1.26
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.44
19,790
< Physical Damage >
15,944
83
< Magic Damage >
1,454
1,025
< True Damage >
1,317
20,899
< Damage Dealt >
18,716
31,328
< Damage Taken >
32,012
11,173
< Gold Earned >
11,050
2.14
< Towers >
1.66
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.25
11,871
< Total Healing >
12,620
13,901
< Experience >
12,509
16
< Vision Score >
20
8
< Wards Placed >
5
239
< Time Dealing CC >
422

How to Counter Xin Zhao with Aatrox in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page underscore some influential Aatrox versus Xin Zhao counter stats that may help you grasp the differences and similarities between this pair of champions. Aatrox’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Xin Zhao’s ratio of NaN, showing that Aatrox may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Xin Zhao..

Aatrox normally has a similar longest kill spree as his foe does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Xin Zhao. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Aatrox and Xin Zhao

Damage Types Compared

Aatrox
Xin Zhao
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aatrox
Xin Zhao

Who is Better, Aatrox or Xin Zhao?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Aatrox usually wins when taking on Xin Zhao, with a 53.9% win rate. Therefore, Aatrox makes a great counter to Xin Zhao.

While Aatrox does have a higher win rate than Xin Zhao, when on opposite teams, Aatrox also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more time consuming champ to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Aatrox into Xin Zhao.

Moreover, Aatrox has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Xin Zhao. 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 Xin Zhao matchups, Aatrox is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Aatrox is a great counter for Xin Zhao. You will do well by focussing your play on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Aatrox against Xin Zhao.

Additional Information for Aatrox Players

How We Calculated Our Aatrox vs Xin Zhao Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Xin Zhao as Aatrox, we analyzed 1,146 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 Xin Zhao 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 Xin Zhao during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips shown above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aatrox most often gets much more CS relative to Xin Zhao. Champs who on average don't take much CS often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to focus on in your Aatrox versus Xin Zhao build include Eclipse, Black Cleaver, and Serylda's Grudge. When Aatrox combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better when fighting Xin Zhao than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Aatrox boasted an average win rate of 53.9% when playing against Xin Zhao with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of coming out on top against Xin Zhao as Aatrox, Aatrox players should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Revitalize, and Second Wind runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes players used for Aatrox vs Xin Zhao face-offs, this set of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 53.9% win rate overall.

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