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.
Be careful about how close you let Viktor get to you. Viktor's control of the battlefield increases with his proximity to his opponent.
Be aware of how many augments Viktor has upgraded by looking at the color of the light on his staff (purple, yellow, blue, red).
The stat comparisons shown here feature some vital Ahri against Viktor matchup stats that may help us figure out the differences and similarities between the two. Ahri’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Viktor’s ratio of NaN, showing that Ahri may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Viktor..
Ahri often has a similar longest kill spree as her matchup does. Typically, she receives a similar amount of damage to Viktor. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also show that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both League champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Ahri usually loses when playing against Viktor, with a 48.5% win rate. As a result, Ahri makes a bad counter for Viktor.
While Ahri does have a lower win rate than Viktor, when facing one another, Ahri also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes her a less challenging character to develop with. You should be careful when picking Ahri into Viktor.
Furthermore, Ahri also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Viktor. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Ahri vs Viktor matchups, Viktor is the better champion 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 Viktor. Focus your actions on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Ahri against Viktor.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Ahri in order to counter Viktor during both the early game 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 listen to the build and suggestions displayed here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Ahri often accumulates a similar amount of CS as Viktor. Champs who typically don't earn much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions 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 require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values reported on this page to do well.
The ideal items to focus on in your Ahri versus Viktor build include Liandry's Anguish, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Ahri combined at least these three pieces in her build, she did much better when fighting Viktor than with most other common builds. In fact, Ahri had an average winrate of 48.5% battling Viktor with these items in her kit.
To have the highest chance of annihilating Viktor as Ahri, you should take the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Transcendence, and Manaflow Band runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune builds players used for Ahri vs Viktor fights, this mixture of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 48.5% winrate overall.
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