How to Win Ahri vs Irelia Counter Matchup Ahri is in the b tier of champions

Ahri vs Irelia

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

based on 3,084 Ahri vs Irelia matchups
Win Rate
49.7 %
K/D/A
2.56
Pick Rate
3.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter stats from the millions of ranked LoL rounds that we evaluate each week. Our guide on how to beat Irelia as Ahri came out of an examination of 3084 ranked matches where both champs faced off against one another. This pairing is somewhat rare. Ahri has to counter Irelia in only 3.6% of her rounds.

Ahri vs Irelia Matchup Summary

Ahri has done a ok job of beating Irelia. Normally, she wins a acceptable 49.7% of the time the champions face off with each other in. In Ahri versus Irelia matches, Ahri’s team is 0.0% more probable to earn first blood, implying that she probably will be able to get first blood versus Irelia.

Best Ahri vs Irelia Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Ahri Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Optional Items

Void StaffHorizon FocusZhonya's HourglassMorellonomicon

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 Minion DematerializerTime Warp Tonic
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Ahri's passive ability p
Ahri q ability q
Ahri w ability w
Ahri e ability e
Ahri's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
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 Irelia as Ahri

Tips for Playing as Ahri against Irelia

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.

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

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

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.

Ahri vs Irelia Counter Stats

Ahri Image
Win Rate
49.7 %
VS
Win Rate
50.3 %
Irelia Image
5.7
< Kills >
7.2
5.4
< Deaths >
6.8
8.1
< Assists >
4.7
1.31
< Killing Sprees >
1.63
152
< Minions Killed >
196
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.13
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.46
1,520
< Physical Damage >
14,224
13,518
< Magic Damage >
5,872
5,001
< True Damage >
1,013
20,040
< Damage Dealt >
21,109
19,573
< Damage Taken >
29,370
10,729
< Gold Earned >
12,709
1.96
< Towers >
2.21
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
4,336
< Total Healing >
4,834
13,558
< Experience >
14,468
20
< Vision Score >
17
9
< Wards Placed >
8
71
< Time Dealing CC >
87

How to Counter Irelia with Ahri in LoL

The stats shown on this page show several strategic Ahri vs. Irelia matchup statistics that can help us distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. Ahri’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Irelia’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Ahri may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Irelia..

Ahri usually has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her counter does. Commonly, she takes less damage than Irelia. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Ahri and Irelia

Damage Types Compared

Ahri
Irelia
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ahri
Irelia

Who is Better, Ahri or Irelia?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Ahri usually fairs equally well when playing against Irelia, with a 49.7% win rate. Therefore, Ahri makes an ok counter to Irelia.

While Ahri does have a lower winrate than Irelia, when on opposite teams, Ahri also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more time consuming champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Ahri into Irelia.

Furthermore, Ahri also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Irelia. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Ahri is a somewhat poor counter for Irelia. Focus your strategy on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Ahri against Irelia.

Additional Information for Ahri Players

How We Calculated Our Ahri vs Irelia Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Irelia as Ahri, we analyzed 3,084 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 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 truly master Ahri in order to counter Irelia during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ahri most often accumulates a similar amount of CS as Irelia. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers reported here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Ahri versus Irelia build include Everfrost, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Ahri incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better vs Irelia than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Ahri boasted an average win rate of 49.7% when playing against Irelia with this build.

To have the highest likelihood of crushing Irelia as Ahri, Ahri players should use the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Minion Dematerializer, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Ahri vs Irelia face-offs, this order of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 49.7% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Irelia as Ahri are given for all ranked divisions combined. If you want to narrow the statistics and builds to a particular player tier, you can use the selection menu located at the top of this page.