Initiate team fights using Charm, and chase down stragglers with Spirit Rush.
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.
Stay spread out to minimize the impact of Lee Sin's ultimate, Dragon's Rage.
Lee Sin relies heavily on following up with his abilities. Use disables to prevent him from chaining together his abilities and attacks.
Lee Sin has powerful tools to combat physical damage in Iron Will and Cripple but he is still vulnerable to magic damage.
The stat comparisons shown on this page show several strategic Ahri versus K'Sante matchup statistics that can help you realize the distinctions between the two. For instance, Ahri’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than K'Sante’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Ahri may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than K'Sante..
Ahri normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her enemy does. On average, she receives less damage than K'Sante. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.
Both League champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Ahri usually wins when trying to fight K'Sante, with a 51.8% win rate. As a result, Ahri makes a good counter for K'Sante.
While Ahri does have a higher winrate than K'Sante, when on opposite teams, Ahri also has a much lower learning curve that makes her a less time consuming champ to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Ahri into K'Sante.
Moreover, Ahri also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to K'Sante. This 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 for every situation in League of Legends, in Ahri vs K'Sante matchups, Ahri 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.
Ahri is a decent counter for K'Sante. You will do well by focussing your play on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Ahri against K'Sante.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Ahri in order to counter K'Sante during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats shown here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Ahri usually racks up a similar amount of CS compared to K'Sante. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.
The top items to focus on in your Ahri versus K'Sante build include Rabadon's Deathcap, Stormsurge, and Luden's Companion. When Ahri used at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better versus K'Sante than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Ahri boasted an average win rate of 51.8% when playing against K'Sante with this counter build.
To have the highest chance of defeating K'Sante as Ahri, Ahri players should take the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune sets players chose for Ahri vs K'Sante counters, this mixture of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 51.8% win rate overall.
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