How to Win Azir vs Kayn Counter Matchup Azir is in the a tier of champions

Azir vs Kayn

How to Beat Kayn as Azir in LoL Kayn is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Kayn as Azir

based on 1,962 Azir vs Kayn matchups
Win Rate
48 %
K/D/A
2.22
Pick Rate
6.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated League of Legends games that we get from Riot Games each week. Our guide on how to beat Kayn as Azir resulted from an evaluation of 1962 ranked matches where both champions faced one another. This champ matchup is somewhat uncommon. Azir fights Kayn in only 6.2% of his rounds.

Azir vs Kayn Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Azir does a poor job of countering Kayn. Normally, he wins a lowly 48.0% of games the champions battle one another in. In Azir vs Kayn games, Azir’s team is 0.1% less likely to obtain first blood, implying that he probably won't get first blood against Kayn.

Best Azir vs Kayn Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Azir Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishVoid StaffZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapShadowflameNashor's Tooth

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Azir to level up q
>
Second ability for Azir to level up w
>
Last skill for Azir to max out e

Runes

Precision Conqueror Presence of MindLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Sorcery Manaflow BandTranscendence
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Azir's passive ability p
Azir q ability q
Azir w ability w
Azir e ability e
Azir's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Kayn as Azir

Tips for Playing as Azir against Kayn

Be a bird!

Think of Emperor's Divide as a defensive ability first and foremost. Use it when the enemy engages on you or your allies. Remember that your team can walk through the soldiers summoned by Emperor's Divide and use this to your advantage when enemy melee champions engage on you.

In the lane, try to position your soldiers between the enemy's minions and the enemy champion. This way you can use them both to last hit and to project threat onto your lane opponent.

Be careful about putting down both of the soldiers stored by Arise! Unless you're going all-in, always have a soldier in your back pocket if you need to escape over a wall or if you misposition your other soldier and need damage now.

Advice to Win Against Kayn

When Kayn is in terrain near you, you will get a visual warning on the edge of the terrain he's in.

Umbral Trespass requires Kayn to damage a target first. Try to dodge Blade's Reach to deny him a long range cast of Umbral Trespass.

Damage Kayn while he's in Shadow Step to shorten its duration, or apply hard crowd control (stun, charm, knockup, etc) to end Shadow Step immediately.

Azir vs Kayn Counter Stats

Azir Image
Win Rate
48 %
VS
Win Rate
52 %
Kayn Image
5.5
< Kills >
7.4
5.5
< Deaths >
5.8
6.7
< Assists >
7.6
1.3
< Killing Sprees >
1.66
176
< Minions Killed >
41
0.14
< Dragons Killed >
1.43
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.42
1,194
< Physical Damage >
17,911
20,625
< Magic Damage >
570
1,141
< True Damage >
1,322
22,961
< Damage Dealt >
19,803
20,770
< Damage Taken >
35,920
11,693
< Gold Earned >
12,324
2.02
< Towers >
1.55
0.07
< Baron Takedowns >
0.3
1,558
< Total Healing >
15,779
14,324
< Experience >
13,952
20
< Vision Score >
20
9
< Wards Placed >
5
189
< Time Dealing CC >
284

How to Counter Kayn with Azir in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here highlight several critical Azir vs. Kayn matchup stats that may help you grasp the differences between the two. As an example, Azir’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Kayn’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Azir may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Kayn..

Azir typically has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his opponent does. Typically, he takes less damage than Kayn. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also show that the champ with more HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Azir and Kayn

Damage Types Compared

Azir
Kayn
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Azir
Kayn

Who is Better, Azir or Kayn?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Azir usually loses when trying to fight Kayn, with a 48.0% win rate. As a result, Azir makes a bad counter to Kayn.

While Azir does have a lower win rate than Kayn, when on opposite teams, Azir also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult champion to develop with. You should be very concerned when picking Azir into Kaynas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Azir has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Kayn. 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 Azir vs Kayn matchups, Kayn is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Azir is a bad counter for Kayn. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Azir against Kayn.

Additional Information for Azir Players

How We Calculated Our Azir vs Kayn Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kayn as Azir, we analyzed 1,962 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 Kayn as Azir 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Azir to counter Kayn during both the lane 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 above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Azir on average racks up much more CS compared to Kayn. Champions who typically don't take many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.

The best items to use in your Azir versus Kayn build include Liandry's Anguish, Void Staff, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Azir combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better against Kayn than with many other common builds. In fact, Azir boasted an average winrate of 48.0% when playing against Kayn with this build.

To have the greatest chance of coming out on top against Kayn as Azir, you should use the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Azir vs Kayn counters, this set of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 48.0% winrate overall.

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