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

Corki vs Shen

How to Beat Shen as Corki in LoL Shen is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Shen as Corki

based on 618 Corki vs Shen matchups
Win Rate
45.8 %
K/D/A
2.08
Pick Rate
2.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked League matches each and every week. In our database, Corki fought Shen in 618 rounds. Using so many games with Corki vs Shen gives us faith in our ability to produce useful stats and a recommended build to wreck your opposition. This champ matchup is fairly rare. Corki fights Shen in only 2.5% of his games.

Corki vs Shen Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Corki does a pathetic job of beating Shen. On average, he wins a lowly 45.8% of matches the champs face off with one another in. In Corki versus Shen games, Corki’s team is 0.2% less likely to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably won't get first blood versus Shen.

Best Corki vs Shen 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 TempestMuramanaMaw of Malmortius

Optional Items

Ravenous HydraShadowflame

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 Shen as Corki

Tips for Playing as Corki against Shen

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 Shen

Be ready to dodge Shen's taunt and punish him if he misses.

Once Shen reaches level 6, watch out for his global-range ultimate, which can turn fights quickly.

Corki vs Shen Counter Stats

Corki Image
Win Rate
45.8 %
VS
Win Rate
54.2 %
Shen Image
5.9
< Kills >
4.2
6.2
< Deaths >
4.6
7
< Assists >
10.6
1.34
< Killing Sprees >
0.98
178
< Minions Killed >
131
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.44
3,537
< Physical Damage >
6,285
20,365
< Magic Damage >
6,470
1,220
< True Damage >
1,158
25,123
< Damage Dealt >
13,915
20,075
< Damage Taken >
26,081
12,503
< Gold Earned >
10,181
1.88
< Towers >
1.76
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
2,153
< Total Healing >
3,082
14,116
< Experience >
14,067
19
< Vision Score >
20
9
< Wards Placed >
10
193
< Time Dealing CC >
611

How to Counter Shen with Corki in LoL

The stats shown here emphasize some valuable Corki versus Shen matchup statistics that can help us interpret the differences between the pair. For instance, Corki’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Shen’s ratio of NaN, showing that Corki may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Shen..

Corki typically has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his enemy does. On average, he takes less damage than Shen. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the champ with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Corki and Shen

Damage Types Compared

Corki
Shen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Corki
Shen

Who is Better, Corki or Shen?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Corki usually loses when playing against Shen, with a 45.8% win rate. Therefore, Corki makes a poor counter for Shen.

While Corki does have a much lower win rate than Shen, when facing one another, Corki also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more challenging champ to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Corki into Shen.

Additionally, Corki has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Shen. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Corki vs Shen matchups, Shen is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Corki is a bad counter to Shen. You will do well by focussing your strategy on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Corki against Shen.

Additional Information for Corki Players

How We Calculated Our Corki vs Shen Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Shen as Corki, we analyzed 618 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 Shen 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 to counter Shen during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Corki often picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Shen. Champions who typically don't take much CS often don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Corki versus Shen build include Luden's Tempest, Muramana, and Maw of Malmortius. When Corki used at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better when facing Shen than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Corki boasted an average win rate of 45.8% when playing against Shen with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of annihilating Shen as Corki, you should take 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 builds players used for Corki vs Shen counters, this set of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 45.8% win rate overall.

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