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

Ahri vs Tristana

How to Beat Tristana as Ahri in LoL Tristana is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Tristana as Ahri

based on 3,636 Ahri vs Tristana matchups
Win Rate
49.4 %
K/D/A
2.6
Pick Rate
4.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of rated League rounds that we analyze every week. This guide on how to beat Tristana as Ahri came out of an analysis of 3636 ranked games where both champions battled one another. This particular counter matchup is somewhat uncommon. Ahri has to counter Tristana in only 4.2% of her games.

Ahri vs Tristana Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Ahri does a dismal job of beating Tristana. On average, she wins a acceptable 49.4% of matches the champions oppose one another in. In Ahri vs Tristana games, Ahri’s side is 0.1% less probable to obtain first blood. This indicates that she most likely won't get first blood against Tristana.

Best Ahri vs Tristana Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsDark Seal

Core Ahri Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestZhonya's HourglassHorizon Focus

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapShadowflameVoid StaffBanshee's Veil

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport 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 Minion DematerializerTime Warp Tonic
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
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
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R
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W
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W
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E
15
E
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R

Guide to Countering Tristana as Ahri

Tips for Playing as Ahri against Tristana

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 Tristana

Stand away from your creeps in a lane to take less collateral damage from Explosive Charge.

If you see Tristana activate Rapid Fire in a fight, stun her and try to back off until the spell dissipates.

Ahri vs Tristana Counter Stats

Ahri Image
Win Rate
49.4 %
VS
Win Rate
50.6 %
Tristana Image
5.7
< Kills >
7.5
5.2
< Deaths >
5.9
7.8
< Assists >
5.7
1.29
< Killing Sprees >
1.7
151
< Minions Killed >
161
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.24
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.63
1,424
< Physical Damage >
15,479
13,356
< Magic Damage >
2,111
4,818
< True Damage >
1,969
19,598
< Damage Dealt >
19,560
19,442
< Damage Taken >
20,587
10,658
< Gold Earned >
12,542
1.93
< Towers >
2.88
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
4,282
< Total Healing >
2,897
13,493
< Experience >
12,624
19
< Vision Score >
18
9
< Wards Placed >
9
70
< Time Dealing CC >
53

How to Counter Tristana with Ahri in LoL

The stats shown here clarify some vital Ahri versus Tristana counter stats that may help you interpret the differences between the pair. As an example, Ahri’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Tristana’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Ahri may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Tristana..

Ahri normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her opponent does. Commonly, she takes a similar amount of damage to Tristana. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the champion with higher health has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Ahri and Tristana

Damage Types Compared

Ahri
Tristana
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ahri
Tristana

Who is Better, Ahri or Tristana?

Both League champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Ahri usually fairs equally well when facing off against Tristana, with a 49.4% win rate. As a result, Ahri makes an ok counter to Tristana.

While Ahri does have a lower win rate compared to Tristana, when facing one another, Ahri also has a greater difficulty level that makes her a more challenging champion to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Ahri into Tristana.

Additionally, Ahri also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Tristana. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Ahri vs Tristana matchups, Tristana is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Ahri is a somewhat poor counter to Tristana. Make sure you focus your strategy on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Ahri against Tristana.

Additional Information for Ahri Players

How We Calculated Our Ahri vs Tristana Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Tristana as Ahri, we analyzed 3,636 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 Tristana 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

To truly master Ahri in order to counter Tristana during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ahri typically picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Tristana. Champions who on average don't earn much CS usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Ahri versus Tristana build include Luden's Tempest, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Horizon Focus. When Ahri incorporated at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better when fighting Tristana than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Ahri had an average win rate of 49.4% when countering Tristana with this build.

To have the best likelihood of crushing Tristana as Ahri, you should use the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Minion Dematerializer, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players chose for Ahri vs Tristana counter picks, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 49.4% win rate overall.

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