How to Win Corki vs Irelia Counter Matchup Corki is in the b tier of champions

Corki vs Irelia

How to Beat Irelia as Corki in LoL Irelia is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Irelia as Corki

based on 823 Corki vs Irelia matchups
Win Rate
44.6 %
K/D/A
2.15
Pick Rate
3.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of ranked League matches each and every week. In our data, Corki fought Irelia 823 times. With so many matchups for Corki vs Irelia provides us a lot of faith in our capacity to provide useful statistics and a supported build to smash Irelia. This champ matchup is relatively rare. Corki encounters Irelia in only 3.4% of his rounds.

Corki vs Irelia Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Corki has done a terrible job of countering Irelia. Normally, he wins a lowly 44.6% of matches the champs face off with one another in. In Corki against Irelia matches, Corki’s team is 0.1% less probable to gain first blood. This implies that he probably won't get first blood versus Irelia.

Best Corki vs Irelia Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordTear of the Goddess

Core Corki Items

~22 Mins
Immortal ShieldbowMuramanaEssence Reaver

Optional Items

Void StaffShadowflameRavenous HydraMaw of Malmortius

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearBiscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Domination Taste of BloodUltimate Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Corki's passive ability p
Corki q ability q
Corki w ability w
Corki e ability e
Corki's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
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E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Irelia as Corki

Tips for Playing as Corki against Irelia

Phosphorus Bomb can be used to reveal enemy units that might be hiding in a nearby patch of brush.

Corki can continue to attack while using Gatling Gun. Maximizing Gatling Gun is key to mastering Corki.

Valkyrie can be used defensively as well, so try using it for a quick escape.

Advice to Win Against Irelia

Beware of wasting your high impact spells on Defiant Dance.

Pay attention to Ionian Fervor stacks and try to engage Irelia when it is down.

Minion waves greatly enhance Irelia's mobility, beware fighting her inside one.

Corki vs Irelia Counter Stats

Corki Image
Win Rate
44.6 %
VS
Win Rate
55.4 %
Irelia Image
6.1
< Kills >
7.4
6.2
< Deaths >
6.3
7.2
< Assists >
5
1.37
< Killing Sprees >
1.72
175
< Minions Killed >
203
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.13
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.52
3,361
< Physical Damage >
14,245
19,746
< Magic Damage >
5,830
1,422
< True Damage >
978
24,529
< Damage Dealt >
21,055
19,425
< Damage Taken >
29,792
12,313
< Gold Earned >
13,009
1.74
< Towers >
2.44
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
1,959
< Total Healing >
5,221
14,087
< Experience >
14,900
19
< Vision Score >
18
9
< Wards Placed >
8
169
< Time Dealing CC >
89

How to Counter Irelia with Corki in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here feature several valuable Corki versus Irelia matchup stats that can help us figure out the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Corki’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Irelia’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Corki may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Irelia..

Corki often has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he receives less damage than Irelia. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Corki and Irelia

Damage Types Compared

Corki
Irelia
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Corki
Irelia

Who is Better, Corki or Irelia?

Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Corki usually loses when facing off against Irelia, with a 44.6% win rate. As a result, Corki makes a poor counter for Irelia.

While Corki does have a much lower win rate compared to Irelia, when on opposite teams, Corki also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex character to develop with. You should be very concerned when picking Corki into Irelia.

Additionally, Corki also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Irelia. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Corki vs Irelia matchups, Irelia is the better champion with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Corki is a trash counter for Irelia. You will do well by focussing your play on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Corki against Irelia.

Additional Information for Corki Players

How We Calculated Our Corki vs Irelia Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Irelia as Corki, we analyzed 823 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 Irelia as Corki 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Corki in order to counter Irelia during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Corki most often gets a similar amount of CS relative to Irelia. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.

The top items to use in your Corki versus Irelia build consist of Immortal Shieldbow, Muramana, and Essence Reaver. When Corki combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better against Irelia than with most other common item sets. In fact, Corki had an average win rate of 44.6% when playing against Irelia with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest probability of crushing Irelia as Corki, Corki players should use the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Taste of Blood, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Inspiration and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Corki vs Irelia clashes, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 44.6% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Irelia as Corki are presented for all skill levels, merged. To narrow the stats and builds to a distinct player tier, you can use the selection menu located at the top of this page.