Volley arrows are blocked by the first enemy they hit, so keep your distance to avoid having them all absorbed by enemy frontliners.
Hawkshot reveals units in brush. If a team fight is occuring in the jungle it can give you a significant advantage.
Try to fire Enchanted Crystal Arrow in the same direction enemies are moving, so it is more likely to hit.
Try to think of Sand Soldiers as fire. Don't stand in the fire.
Azir relies on his soldiers to deal damage and can only move them so often. Try to capitalize on windows of time when his soldiers are stationary.
Azir has immense damage over a prolonged amount of time but lacks the upfront burst of other mages. Try to burst him out before he can turn a confrontation around.
The stats shown here show some vital Ashe versus Azir matchup stats that may help you distinguish the distinctions between the two. As an example, Ashe’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Azir’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Ashe may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Azir. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in assists.
Ashe often has a similar longest kill spree as her opponent does. Typically, she takes less damage than Azir. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Ashe usually wins when facing off against Azir, with a 52.5% win rate. Therefore, Ashe makes a good counter to Azir.
While Ashe does have a higher win rate than Azir, when they face off with one another, Ashe also has a much lower difficulty level that makes her a less difficult champ to learn. You don't need to be too worried when picking Ashe into Azir.
Moreover, Ashe has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Azir. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Ashe vs Azir matchups, Ashe is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.
Ashe is an above average counter for Azir. Focus your gameplay on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Ashe against Azir.
If you would like to truly master Ashe in order to counter Azir during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Ashe often accumulates less CS compared to Azir. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.
The best items to have in your Ashe versus Azir build include Imperial Mandate, Muramana, and Black Mist Scythe. When Ashe bought at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better when fighting Azir than with many other common builds. In fact, Ashe boasted an average win rate of 52.5% when countering Azir with this build.
To have the best likelihood of crushing Azir as Ashe, you should equip the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Cheap Shot, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Sorcery and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Ashe vs Azir matchups, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 52.5% winrate overall.
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