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.
Using Summoner Flash is a surefire way to escape Absolute Zero.
Interrupting the charge up on Absolute Zero will lower the amount of damage your team takes.
Biggest Snowball Ever moves very fast but cannot turn as quickly, so don't try to escape it by running away in a straight line. Instead, make sudden, sharp turns.
The stats provided here underscore some influential Ahri vs. Nunu & Willump matchup stats that can help us appreciate the distinctions between the pair. Ahri’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Nunu & Willump’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Ahri may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Nunu & Willump..
Ahri usually has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her opponent does. Typically, she takes less damage than Nunu & Willump. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the champ with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.
Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Ahri usually loses when facing off against Nunu & Willump, with a 47.8% win rate. Thus, Ahri makes a poor counter for Nunu & Willump.
While Ahri does have a lower win rate compared to Nunu & Willump, when facing one another, Ahri also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more difficult character to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Ahri into Nunu & Willump.
Furthermore, Ahri has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Nunu & Willump. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Ahri vs Nunu & Willump matchups, Nunu & Willump is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.
Ahri is a bad counter for Nunu & Willump. You will do well by focussing your strategy on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Ahri against Nunu & Willump.
If you would like to truly master Ahri to counter Nunu & Willump during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Ahri most often picks up much more CS relative to Nunu & Willump. Champions who typically don't earn 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, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values displayed here to do well.
The most important items to prioritize in your Ahri versus Nunu & Willump build consist of Everfrost, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Ahri bought at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better versus Nunu & Willump than with most other common builds. In fact, Ahri boasted an average winrate of 47.8% battling Nunu & Willump with this counter build.
To have the best likelihood of crushing Nunu & Willump as Ahri, Ahri players 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 rune builds players picked for Ahri vs Nunu & Willump LoL games, this sequence of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 47.8% winrate overall.
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