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

Ahri vs Lux

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

based on 8,330 Ahri vs Lux matchups
Win Rate
47.8 %
K/D/A
2.43
Pick Rate
9.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked LoL matches each week. Within our database, Ahri fought Lux in 8330 games. Having so many matchups for Ahri vs Lux provides us a lot of confidence in our capacity to produce actionable data and a solid build to suppress your opponent. This particular matchup is relatively uncommon. Ahri has to counter Lux in only 9.6% of her games.

Ahri vs Lux Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Ahri does a poor job of beating Lux. Typically, she wins a lowly 47.8% of matches the champs fight one another in. In Ahri versus Lux rounds, Ahri’s side is 0.1% less expected to gain first blood, implying that she most likely won't get first blood versus Lux.

Best Ahri vs Lux Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionCorrupting Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Dark SealLost Chapter

Core Ahri Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestRabadon's DeathcapZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Banshee's VeilHorizon FocusShadowflameVoid 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
Sorcery Manaflow BandTranscendence
Adaptive 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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E
2
Q
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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W
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Q
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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 Lux as Ahri

Tips for Playing as Ahri against Lux

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 Lux

When retreating with low health, be prepared to dodge Lux's Final Spark, a red targeting beam fires prior to the main beam, so try to move to the side if possible.

Lux has powerful zone control abilities. Try to spread out and attack from different directions so she cannot lock down a specific area.

Ahri vs Lux Counter Stats

Ahri Image
Win Rate
47.8 %
VS
Win Rate
52.2 %
Lux Image
5.7
< Kills >
4.7
5.4
< Deaths >
5.6
7.4
< Assists >
10.3
1.29
< Killing Sprees >
1.06
153
< Minions Killed >
85
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.11
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.53
1,371
< Physical Damage >
947
13,121
< Magic Damage >
17,927
4,685
< True Damage >
944
19,178
< Damage Dealt >
19,818
20,657
< Damage Taken >
14,446
10,822
< Gold Earned >
9,941
1.79
< Towers >
1.99
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
4,538
< Total Healing >
1,043
13,768
< Experience >
12,113
20
< Vision Score >
39
9
< Wards Placed >
18
70
< Time Dealing CC >
299

How to Counter Lux with Ahri in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here clarify some vital Ahri vs. Lux counter stats that can help us grasp the distinctions between these two champs. As an example, Ahri’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Lux’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Ahri may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Lux..

Ahri often has a similar longest kill spree as her opponent does. Commonly, she takes more damage than Lux. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Ahri and Lux

Damage Types Compared

Ahri
Lux
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ahri
Lux

Who is Better, Ahri or Lux?

Both League champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Ahri usually loses when facing off against Lux, with a 47.8% win rate. As a result, Ahri makes a poor counter to Lux.

While Ahri does have a lower win rate compared to Lux, when on opposite teams, Ahri also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more complex champ to learn and master. You should be very concerned when picking Ahri into Lux.

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

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Ahri vs Lux matchups, Lux is the better champion with a lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Ahri is a trash counter for Lux. Focus your play on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Ahri against Lux.

Additional Information for Ahri Players

How We Calculated Our Ahri vs Lux Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lux as Ahri, we analyzed 8,330 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 Lux 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 Lux during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and stats shown above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ahri usually picks up more CS relative to Lux. Champs who typically don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Ahri versus Lux build consist of Luden's Tempest, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Ahri bought at least these three items in her build, she did much better countering Lux than with most other common item sets. In fact, Ahri had an average winrate of 47.8% when playing against Lux with this build.

To have the greatest probability of vanquishing Lux as Ahri, Ahri players should equip the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Ahri vs Lux counter picks, this mixture of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 47.8% winrate overall.

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