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.
Meditate is an effective method of healing damage over time, but Master Yi is susceptible to coordinated team ganks early in the game.
Although Master Yi cannot be slowed while using Highlander, other disables can stop him in his tracks.
If Master Yi tries to farm with Alpha Strike, hit him a few times so he has to use mana with Meditate to heal.
The stats shown here highlight several vital Ahri versus Master Yi counter stats that can help us understand the distinctions between these two champions. As an example, Ahri’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Master Yi’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Ahri may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Master Yi..
Ahri normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her counter does. Commonly, she takes less damage than Master Yi. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Ahri usually loses when playing against Master Yi, with a 48.9% win rate. Therefore, Ahri makes a poor counter to Master Yi.
While Ahri does have a lower winrate compared to Master Yi, when on opposite teams, Ahri also has a greater difficulty level that makes her a more challenging character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Ahri into Master Yi.
Moreover, Ahri has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Master Yi. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Ahri vs Master Yi matchups, Master Yi is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.
Ahri is a somewhat poor counter to Master Yi. Focus your gameplay on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Ahri against Master Yi.
If you would like to truly master Ahri to counter Master Yi during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Ahri typically gets much more CS as Master Yi. Champs who typically don't earn much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions 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 need many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown on this page to do well.
The top items to have in your Ahri versus Master Yi build include Luden's Tempest, Banshee's Veil, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Ahri combined at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better against Master Yi than with most other typical builds. In fact, Ahri boasted an average win rate of 48.9% when countering Master Yi with these items in her kit.
To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Master Yi as Ahri, you should equip the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes players chose for Ahri vs Master Yi counterpicks, this sequence of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 48.9% winrate overall.
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