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.
Dark Matter deals very high damage, but it can be avoided. Pay attention to the sound and visual indicator to be aware of when and where the spell will land.
Veigar's ultimate deals increased damage based on your missing health.
Event Horizon only stuns units on the edge. If you're inside the spell, you can still move and attack.
The stat comparisons shown here emphasize several vital Ahri against Veigar matchup stats that can help us realize the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Ahri’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Veigar’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Ahri may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Veigar..
Ahri often has a similar longest kill spree as her opponent does. On average, she receives a similar amount of damage to Veigar. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the champ with more HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.
Both League champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Ahri usually loses when trying to fight Veigar, with a 48.3% win rate. As a result, Ahri makes a poor counter to Veigar.
While Ahri does have a lower winrate compared to Veigar, when facing one another, Ahri also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less difficult character to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Ahri into Veigar.
Furthermore, Ahri also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Veigar. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Ahri vs Veigar matchups, Veigar is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.
Ahri is a somewhat poor counter for Veigar. Make sure you focus your strategy on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Ahri against Veigar.
If you would like to truly master Ahri to counter Veigar 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 pay attention to the build and suggestions presented above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Ahri often gets a similar amount of CS compared to Veigar. Champions who on average don't earn many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.
The most crucial items to focus on in your Ahri versus Veigar build include Luden's Tempest, Banshee's Veil, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Ahri combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better countering Veigar than with many other common item sets. In fact, Ahri had an average winrate of 48.3% battling Veigar with these items in her kit.
To have the best chance of vanquishing Veigar as Ahri, you should equip the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Minion Dematerializer, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune sets players picked for Ahri vs Veigar matchups, this combination of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 48.3% winrate overall.
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