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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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