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.
You can attack Dark Procession to break the wall down.
Try to thin out Yorick's minions before you engage him, Mist Walkers will die from a basic attack or a single target spell.
You can cast Smite on Mist Walkers and the Maiden of the Mist to damage or kill them.
The stat comparisons provided here clarify some significant Ahri versus Yorick counter stats that may help you figure out the distinctions between this set of champs. For instance, Ahri’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Yorick’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Ahri may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Yorick..
Ahri usually has a slightly larger longest killing spree than her opponent does. Commonly, she takes less damage than Yorick. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Ahri usually loses when taking on Yorick, with a 46.1% win rate. As a result, Ahri makes a bad counter for Yorick.
While Ahri does have a lower winrate than Yorick, when they face off with one another, Ahri also has a lower learning curve that makes her a less challenging champion to develop with. You should be very concerned when picking Ahri into Yorick.
Additionally, Ahri also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Yorick. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Ahri vs Yorick matchups, Yorick is the better champ with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.
Ahri is a garbage counter to Yorick. You will do well by focussing your strategy on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Ahri against Yorick.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Ahri to counter Yorick during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Ahri typically racks up a similar amount of CS as Yorick. Champions who on average don't take many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.
The ideal items to prioritize in your Ahri versus Yorick build consist of Luden's Tempest, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Ahri incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better vs. Yorick than with many other common builds. In fact, Ahri boasted an average winrate of 46.1% when countering Yorick with this counter build.
To have the greatest likelihood of defeating Yorick as Ahri, you should take 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 combinations that we analyzed for Ahri vs Yorick counters, this combination of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 46.1% winrate overall.
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