How to Win Ahri vs Azir Counter Matchup Ahri is in the a tier of champions

Ahri vs Azir

How to Beat Azir as Ahri in LoL Azir is in the a tier of champions
Mage Assassin
Mage Marksman

How to Beat Azir as Ahri

based on 1,189 Ahri vs Azir matchups
Win Rate
51.3 %
K/D/A
2.83
Pick Rate
1.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked League matches every week. Within our database, Ahri fought Azir in 1189 games. Having so many matchups for Ahri vs Azir provides us faith in our ability to prepare useful stats and a pro build to smash your rival. This champ matchup is relatively rare. Ahri encounters Azir in only 1.5% of her games.

Ahri vs Azir Matchup Summary

Ahri does a decent job of countering Azir. Normally, she wins a acceptable 51.3% of the time the champions clash against each other in. In Ahri versus Azir games, Ahri’s team is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood, indicating that she most likely will get first blood against Azir.

Best Ahri vs Azir Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Sapphire CrystalAmplifying Tome

Core Ahri Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Optional Items

Horizon FocusZhonya's HourglassVoid Staff

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Ahri to level up q
>
Second ability for Ahri to level up w
>
Last skill for Ahri to max out e

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryTime Warp Tonic
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Ahri's passive ability p
Ahri q ability q
Ahri w ability w
Ahri e ability e
Ahri's ultimate ability r
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W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Azir as Ahri

Tips for Playing as Ahri against Azir

Spirit Rush enables Ahri's abilities, it opens up paths for Charm, helps double hitting with Orb of Deception, and closes to make use of Fox-Fire.

Use Charm to set up your combos, it will make landing Orb of Deception and Fox-Fire dramatically easier.

Initiate team fights using Charm, and chase down stragglers with Spirit Rush.

Advice to Win Against Azir

Try to think of Sand Soldiers as fire. Don't stand in the fire.

Azir has immense damage over a prolonged amount of time but lacks the upfront burst of other mages. Try to burst him out before he can turn a confrontation around.

Azir relies on his soldiers to deal damage and can only move them so often. Try to capitalize on windows of time when his soldiers are stationary.

Ahri vs Azir Counter Stats

Ahri Image
Win Rate
51.3 %
VS
Win Rate
48.7 %
Azir Image
5.6
< Kills >
5.2
4.8
< Deaths >
5.4
8
< Assists >
6.2
1.31
< Killing Sprees >
1.23
161
< Minions Killed >
179
0.07
< Dragons Killed >
0.14
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.5
1,268
< Physical Damage >
1,077
13,207
< Magic Damage >
20,053
4,756
< True Damage >
930
19,233
< Damage Dealt >
22,061
20,587
< Damage Taken >
20,436
10,910
< Gold Earned >
11,592
2.28
< Towers >
2.05
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
4,839
< Total Healing >
1,495
13,827
< Experience >
14,297
21
< Vision Score >
20
9
< Wards Placed >
9
69
< Time Dealing CC >
196

How to Counter Azir with Ahri in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page underscore some vital Ahri against Azir counter stats that can help you realize the distinctions between the two. As an example, Ahri’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Azir’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Ahri may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Azir..

Ahri typically has a similar longest kill spree as her opponent does. Typically, she receives a similar amount of damage to Azir. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the champion with increased HP has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Ahri and Azir

Damage Types Compared

Ahri
Azir
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ahri
Azir

Who is Better, Ahri or Azir?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Ahri usually wins when trying to fight Azir, with a 51.3% win rate. Thus, Ahri makes a good counter to Azir.

While Ahri does have a higher win rate than Azir, when on opposite teams, Ahri also has a much lower difficulty level that makes her a less time consuming character to learn. You should be careful when picking Ahri into Azir.

Furthermore, Ahri has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Azir. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Ahri vs Azir matchups, Ahri is the better champ with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Ahri is a decent counter to Azir. Make sure you focus your tactics on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Ahri against Azir.

Additional Information for Ahri Players

How We Calculated Our Ahri vs Azir Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Azir as Ahri, we analyzed 1,189 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 Ahri 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 Ahri to counter Azir during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats shown here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ahri typically picks up a similar amount of CS as Azir. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't need 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 large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to use in your Ahri versus Azir build include Luden's Tempest, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Ahri bought at least these three items in her build, she performed much better vs Azir than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Ahri had an average winrate of 51.3% when countering Azir with this build.

To have the greatest chance of annihilating Azir as Ahri, you should use the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Biscuit Delivery, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for Ahri vs Azir counters, this order of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 51.3% win rate overall.

If you need to get Ahri versus Azir tips and counter builds for a a distinct division, please choose one from the selection menu above. At first, the statistics and build suggestions shown are computed using every game with data with both champs.