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

Ekko vs Irelia

How to Beat Irelia as Ekko in LoL Irelia is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Irelia as Ekko

based on 3,914 Ekko vs Irelia matchups
Win Rate
51.5 %
K/D/A
2.71
Pick Rate
3.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends rounds that we review every week. Our guide on how to beat Irelia as Ekko came out of an analysis of 3914 ranked matches where both champions engaged one another. This counter matchup is fairly rare. Ekko fights Irelia in only 3.4% of his games.

Ekko vs Irelia Matchup Summary

Ekko has done a decent job of beating Irelia. Typically, he wins a acceptable 51.5% of matches the champions oppose one another in. In Ekko against Irelia matches, Ekko’s team is 0.1% less likely to earn first blood. This indicates that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Irelia.

Best Ekko vs Irelia Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandHextech Alternator

Core Ekko Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltRabadon's DeathcapNashor's Tooth

Optional Items

Lich BaneShadowflameZhonya'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

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearFuture's MarketCosmic Insight
Domination Eyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
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 Irelia as Ekko

Tips for Playing as Ekko against Irelia

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 Irelia

Beware of wasting your high impact spells on Defiant Dance.

Pay attention to Ionian Fervor stacks and try to engage Irelia when it is down.

Minion waves greatly enhance Irelia's mobility, beware fighting her inside one.

Ekko vs Irelia Counter Stats

Ekko Image
Win Rate
51.5 %
VS
Win Rate
48.5 %
Irelia Image
7.9
< Kills >
7.3
5.5
< Deaths >
6.9
7
< Assists >
4.9
1.78
< Killing Sprees >
1.66
91
< Minions Killed >
196
0.9
< Dragons Killed >
0.12
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.45
2,440
< Physical Damage >
15,315
16,714
< Magic Damage >
5,955
1,348
< True Damage >
960
20,503
< Damage Dealt >
22,231
29,129
< Damage Taken >
29,397
12,287
< Gold Earned >
12,719
1.91
< Towers >
2.23
0.19
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
9,051
< Total Healing >
4,969
13,710
< Experience >
14,363
19
< Vision Score >
17
6
< Wards Placed >
8
372
< Time Dealing CC >
89

How to Counter Irelia with Ekko in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page clarify several important Ekko vs. Irelia counter statistics that can help you figure out the differences between these two champs. Ekko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Irelia’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Ekko may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Irelia..

Ekko usually has a similar longest killing spree as his matchup does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Irelia. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Ekko and Irelia

Damage Types Compared

Ekko
Irelia
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ekko
Irelia

Who is Better, Ekko or Irelia?

Both League champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Ekko usually wins when taking on Irelia, with a 51.5% win rate. As a result, Ekko makes a good counter to Irelia.

While Ekko does have a higher winrate than Irelia, when they face off with one another, Ekko also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more time consuming champion to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Ekko into Ireliaas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Ekko also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Irelia. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Ekko vs Irelia matchups, Ekko is the better champ with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Ekko is a decent counter for Irelia. You will do well by focussing your actions on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Ekko against Irelia.

Additional Information for Ekko Players

How We Calculated Our Ekko vs Irelia Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Irelia as Ekko, we analyzed 3,914 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 Irelia 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Ekko to counter Irelia during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ekko usually picks up less CS relative to Irelia. Champs who on average don't earn much CS often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown here to do well.

The best items to use in your Ekko versus Irelia build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Ekko included at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better vs Irelia than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Ekko had an average winrate of 51.5% when countering Irelia with this build.

To have the highest probability of coming out on top against Irelia as Ekko, you should take the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Future's Market, Cosmic Insight, Eyeball Collection, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Inspiration and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players used for Ekko vs Irelia counters, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 51.5% win rate overall.

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