How to Win Ekko vs Gragas Counter Matchup Ekko is in the s tier of champions

Ekko vs Gragas

How to Beat Gragas as Ekko in LoL Gragas is in the b tier of champions
Assassin Fighter
Fighter Mage

How to Beat Gragas as Ekko

based on 1,890 Ekko vs Gragas matchups
Win Rate
52 %
K/D/A
2.52
Pick Rate
1.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of rated League of Legends rounds that we get from Riot Games each week. Our guide on how to beat Gragas as Ekko resulted from an examination of 1890 ranked rounds where both champions clashed against each other. This champ matchup is somewhat rare. Ekko encounters Gragas in only 1.7% of his rounds.

Ekko vs Gragas Matchup Summary

Ekko does a good job of countering Gragas. Normally, he wins a whopping 52.0% of the time the champions battle one another in. In Ekko against Gragas matches, Ekko’s side is 0.0% more likely to obtain first blood. This implies that he most likely will get first blood against Gragas.

Best Ekko vs Gragas Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandDark Seal

Core Ekko Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltRabadon's DeathcapNashor's Tooth

Optional Items

ShadowflameLich BaneZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Inspiration Magical FootwearCosmic Insight
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Ekko's passive ability p
Ekko q ability q
Ekko w ability w
Ekko e ability e
Ekko's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
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 Gragas as Ekko

Tips for Playing as Ekko against Gragas

If you can proc Z-Drive Resonance on an enemy champion, it's worth taking risks to do so. The bonus Move Speed makes it easy to escape.

Phase Dive's dash is a great tool for setting up Ekko's other abilities. Use it to get double hits with Timewinder or get into position to detonate Parallel Convergence.

Chronobreak is a potent escape tool, but it can also be quite powerful when used offensively. Don't underestimate its damage potential.

Advice to Win Against Gragas

Gragas can knock everybody away with his ultimate. Be careful that you don't get knocked into him or, worse, an enemy tower.

Body Slam is on a very low cooldown, making it difficult to pursue Gragas. Don't overextend yourself chasing him.

Ekko vs Gragas Counter Stats

Ekko Image
Win Rate
52 %
VS
Win Rate
48 %
Gragas Image
7.4
< Kills >
5.1
5.6
< Deaths >
5.3
6.7
< Assists >
7.3
1.66
< Killing Sprees >
1.16
91
< Minions Killed >
126
0.87
< Dragons Killed >
0.33
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.4
2,395
< Physical Damage >
1,598
16,564
< Magic Damage >
17,156
1,222
< True Damage >
958
20,183
< Damage Dealt >
19,713
29,562
< Damage Taken >
27,923
12,184
< Gold Earned >
10,865
1.92
< Towers >
1.46
0.17
< Baron Takedowns >
0.08
8,979
< Total Healing >
9,963
13,651
< Experience >
13,580
19
< Vision Score >
20
6
< Wards Placed >
9
369
< Time Dealing CC >
387

How to Counter Gragas with Ekko in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here feature several valuable Ekko against Gragas counter statistics that may help us realize the differences and similarities between this set of champs. Ekko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Gragas’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Ekko may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Gragas..

Ekko typically has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his foe does. Commonly, he takes a similar amount of damage to Gragas. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Ekko and Gragas

Damage Types Compared

Ekko
Gragas
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ekko
Gragas

Who is Better, Ekko or Gragas?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Ekko usually wins when playing against Gragas, with a 52.0% win rate. Therefore, Ekko makes a good counter to Gragas.

While Ekko does have a higher winrate compared to Gragas, when on opposite teams, Ekko also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming champion to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Ekko into Gragasas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Ekko has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Gragas. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Ekko vs Gragas matchups, Ekko is the better champ with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Ekko is a decent counter to Gragas. Make sure you focus your play on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Ekko against Gragas.

Additional Information for Ekko Players

How We Calculated Our Ekko vs Gragas Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Gragas as Ekko, we analyzed 1,890 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 Gragas as Ekko 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 Ekko to counter Gragas during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ekko often picks up a similar amount of CS as Gragas. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Ekko versus Gragas build consist of Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Ekko included at least these three items in his build, he did much better vs. Gragas than with many other common item sets. In fact, Ekko had an average win rate of 52.0% when playing against Gragas with these items in his kit.

To have the best probability of vanquishing Gragas as Ekko, Ekko players should use the Dark Harvest, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players used for Ekko vs Gragas matchups, this mixture of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 52.0% win rate overall.

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