How to Win Ahri vs Nunu & Willump Counter Matchup Ahri is in the b tier of champions

Ahri vs Nunu & Willump

How to Beat Nunu & Willump as Ahri in LoL Nunu & Willump is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Nunu & Willump as Ahri

based on 1,900 Ahri vs Nunu & Willump matchups
Win Rate
47.8 %
K/D/A
2.53
Pick Rate
2.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of rated League games that we review every week. This guide on how to beat Nunu & Willump as Ahri came out of an examination of 1900 ranked games where both champs clashed against one another. This champ matchup is somewhat rare. Ahri encounters Nunu & Willump in only 2.2% of her matches.

Ahri vs Nunu & Willump Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Ahri has done a poor job of countering Nunu & Willump. Typically, she wins a lowly 47.8% of the time the champs face off with one another in. In Ahri vs Nunu & Willump rounds, Ahri’s team is 0.2% less expected to obtain first blood, implying that she most likely won't get first blood versus Nunu & Willump.

Best Ahri vs Nunu & Willump Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Ahri Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Optional Items

Horizon 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 Biscuit DeliveryTime Warp Tonic
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
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
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Nunu & Willump as Ahri

Tips for Playing as Ahri against Nunu & Willump

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 Nunu & Willump

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.

Ahri vs Nunu & Willump Counter Stats

Ahri Image
Win Rate
47.8 %
VS
Win Rate
52.2 %
Nunu & Willump Image
5.6
< Kills >
4.2
5.3
< Deaths >
5.6
7.8
< Assists >
11.5
1.27
< Killing Sprees >
0.93
149
< Minions Killed >
38
0.07
< Dragons Killed >
1.62
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.43
1,556
< Physical Damage >
1,232
13,577
< Magic Damage >
10,454
4,986
< True Damage >
925
20,120
< Damage Dealt >
12,612
19,391
< Damage Taken >
33,559
10,543
< Gold Earned >
10,416
1.84
< Towers >
1.59
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.42
4,273
< Total Healing >
15,329
13,172
< Experience >
12,422
20
< Vision Score >
20
9
< Wards Placed >
5
73
< Time Dealing CC >
380

How to Counter Nunu & Willump with Ahri in LoL

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.

Differences between Ahri and Nunu & Willump

Damage Types Compared

Ahri
Nunu & Willump
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ahri
Nunu & Willump

Who is Better, Ahri or Nunu & Willump?

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.

Additional Information for Ahri Players

How We Calculated Our Ahri vs Nunu & Willump Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nunu & Willump as Ahri, we analyzed 1,900 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 Nunu & Willump 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

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.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Nunu & Willump as Ahri are presented for all skill levels, merged. If you would like to scope the statistics and builds to an individual rank, you should use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.