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

Corki vs Leona

How to Beat Leona as Corki in LoL Leona is in the a tier of champions
Marksman
Tank Support

How to Beat Leona as Corki

based on 641 Corki vs Leona matchups
Win Rate
49.1 %
K/D/A
2.39
Pick Rate
2.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League rounds that we analyze every week. This guide on how to beat Leona as Corki resulted from an evaluation of 641 ranked matches where both champs engaged each other. This counter pairing is somewhat rare. Corki has to counter Leona in only 2.6% of his matches.

Corki vs Leona Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Corki does a dismal job of beating Leona. On average, he wins a acceptable 49.1% of matches the champs fight one another in. In Corki versus Leona matches, Corki’s side is 0.2% less expected to earn first blood. This indicates that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Leona.

Best Corki vs Leona 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
Luden's TempestMuramanaRavenous Hydra

Optional Items

Essence ReaverShadowflameMaw 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 MagicRes
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
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Leona as Corki

Tips for Playing as Corki against Leona

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 Leona

When Leona activates Eclipse, you have three seconds to get away from her before she deals damage.

Only foes in the center of Solar Flare get stunned, so you can often avoid this if you're quick.

Corki vs Leona Counter Stats

Corki Image
Win Rate
49.1 %
VS
Win Rate
50.9 %
Leona Image
6.7
< Kills >
2
6.1
< Deaths >
6.2
7.9
< Assists >
13.1
1.56
< Killing Sprees >
0.35
179
< Minions Killed >
36
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.46
3,562
< Physical Damage >
2,386
21,340
< Magic Damage >
3,989
1,418
< True Damage >
802
26,320
< Damage Dealt >
7,178
19,996
< Damage Taken >
22,263
12,837
< Gold Earned >
7,982
1.99
< Towers >
1.51
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
1,968
< Total Healing >
2,083
14,471
< Experience >
10,692
19
< Vision Score >
50
9
< Wards Placed >
22
204
< Time Dealing CC >
114

How to Counter Leona with Corki in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here underscore several strategic Corki against Leona matchup statistics that may help you appreciate the differences and similarities between these two champs. As an example, Corki’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Leona’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Corki may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Leona. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.

Corki typically has a much larger longest killing spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Leona. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Corki and Leona

Damage Types Compared

Corki
Leona
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Corki
Leona

Who is Better, Corki or Leona?

Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Corki usually fairs equally well when facing off against Leona, with a 49.1% win rate. Therefore, Corki makes an ok counter to Leona.

While Corki does have a lower winrate than Leona, when facing one another, Corki also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more complex champ to develop with. You should be careful when picking Corki into Leona.

Moreover, Corki also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Leona. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Corki vs Leona matchups, Leona is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Corki is a somewhat poor counter for Leona. Make sure you focus your tactics on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Corki against Leona.

Additional Information for Corki Players

How We Calculated Our Corki vs Leona Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Leona as Corki, we analyzed 641 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 Leona 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Corki in order to counter Leona during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Corki usually picks up much more CS as Leona. Champs who typically don't take much CS often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values displayed on this page to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Corki versus Leona build include Luden's Tempest, Muramana, and Ravenous Hydra. When Corki used at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better countering Leona than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Corki boasted an average winrate of 49.1% battling Leona with this build.

To have the greatest likelihood of defeating Leona as Corki, you should equip the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Taste of Blood, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Inspiration and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Corki vs Leona counters, this combo of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 49.1% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Leona as Corki are displayed for all skill levels, merged. If you want to scope the stats and builds to a specific player tier, you can use the selection menu located at the top of this page.