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

Corki vs Samira

How to Beat Samira as Corki in LoL Samira is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Samira as Corki

based on 1,203 Corki vs Samira matchups
Win Rate
47 %
K/D/A
2.27
Pick Rate
5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated League of Legends games that we get from Riot Games each week. Our guide on how to beat Samira as Corki came out of an analysis of 1203 ranked rounds where both champions fought each other. This particular matchup is relatively uncommon. Corki fights Samira in only 5.0% of his matches.

Corki vs Samira Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Corki does a poor job of beating Samira. Typically, he wins a lowly 47.0% of games the champions oppose one another in. In Corki versus Samira matches, Corki’s side is 0.2% less likely to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably won't be able to get first blood versus Samira.

Best Corki vs Samira Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Tear of the GoddessCaulfield's Warhammer

Core Corki Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestRavenous HydraShadowflame

Optional Items

Void StaffMaw of MalmortiusEssence ReaverMuramana

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot 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
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Samira as Corki

Tips for Playing as Corki against Samira

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.

Corki vs Samira Counter Stats

Corki Image
Win Rate
47 %
VS
Win Rate
53 %
Samira Image
6.1
< Kills >
9
5.9
< Deaths >
6.6
7.3
< Assists >
6.2
1.42
< Killing Sprees >
2.02
178
< Minions Killed >
168
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.2
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.49
3,347
< Physical Damage >
18,157
19,933
< Magic Damage >
2,647
1,278
< True Damage >
593
24,559
< Damage Dealt >
21,398
18,972
< Damage Taken >
23,968
12,418
< Gold Earned >
13,004
1.88
< Towers >
2.28
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
1,896
< Total Healing >
2,756
14,040
< Experience >
12,584
19
< Vision Score >
17
9
< Wards Placed >
8
182
< Time Dealing CC >
25

How to Counter Samira with Corki in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here highlight some valuable Corki versus Samira matchup statistics that may help us appreciate the distinctions between the pair. Corki’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Samira’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Corki may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Samira..

Corki normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his counter does. Typically, he receives less damage than Samira. This typically indicates differing health capacities; 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 Samira

Damage Types Compared

Corki
Samira
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Corki
Samira

Who is Better, Corki or Samira?

Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Corki usually loses when taking on Samira, with a 47.0% win rate. As a result, Corki makes a bad counter to Samira.

While Corki does have a lower winrate compared to Samira, when they face off with one another, Corki also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming champion to learn and master. You should be very concerned when picking Corki into Samira.

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

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Corki vs Samira matchups, Samira is the better champ with a much lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Corki is a terribly counter to Samira. You will do well by focussing your tactics on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Corki against Samira.

Additional Information for Corki Players

How We Calculated Our Corki vs Samira Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Samira as Corki, we analyzed 1,203 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 Samira 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 truly master Corki in order to counter Samira during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented here, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Corki usually picks up a similar amount of CS as Samira. Champs who on average don't take many minion kills typically don't need 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 a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers shown here to do well.

The most important items to use in your Corki versus Samira build include Luden's Tempest, Ravenous Hydra, and Shadowflame. When Corki included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better vs. Samira than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Corki boasted an average winrate of 47.0% battling Samira with this counter build.

To have the highest chance of crushing Samira 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. Out of all the rune combinations players chose for Corki vs Samira matchups, this combination of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 47.0% win rate overall.

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