How to Win Ekko vs Kai'Sa Counter Matchup Ekko is in the s tier of champions

Ekko vs Kai'Sa

How to Beat Kai'Sa as Ekko in LoL Kai'Sa is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Kai'Sa as Ekko

based on 7,667 Ekko vs Kai'Sa matchups
Win Rate
50.9 %
K/D/A
2.49
Pick Rate
6.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of rated League games that we analyze each week. This guide on how to beat Kai'Sa as Ekko came out of an analysis of 7667 ranked games where both champions engaged each other. This pairing is relatively uncommon. Ekko is forced to battle against Kai'Sa in only 6.7% of his games.

Ekko vs Kai'Sa Matchup Summary

Ekko has done a ok job of countering Kai'Sa. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.9% of the time the champs face off with one another in. In Ekko against Kai'Sa rounds, Ekko’s side is 0.1% less expected to gain first blood, implying that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Kai'Sa.

Best Ekko vs Kai'Sa 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 BaneVoid StaffZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

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 Electrocute Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
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
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R
12
E
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E
14
W
15
W
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R

Guide to Countering Kai'Sa as Ekko

Tips for Playing as Ekko against Kai'Sa

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 Kai'Sa

Kai'Sa is very vulnerable to getting outranged by mages and long range carries.

Make sure to place wards in your blind spots so you can see Kai'Sa coming.

Kai'Sa is very good at picking off isolated enemies. Stick together against her.

Ekko vs Kai'Sa Counter Stats

Ekko Image
Win Rate
50.9 %
VS
Win Rate
49.1 %
Kai'Sa Image
7.5
< Kills >
8.2
5.7
< Deaths >
6
6.7
< Assists >
6.1
1.67
< Killing Sprees >
1.84
92
< Minions Killed >
175
0.89
< Dragons Killed >
0.28
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.51
2,362
< Physical Damage >
13,799
16,178
< Magic Damage >
5,380
1,228
< True Damage >
1,879
19,768
< Damage Dealt >
21,059
29,466
< Damage Taken >
19,583
12,235
< Gold Earned >
12,866
1.93
< Towers >
2.28
0.18
< Baron Takedowns >
0.08
8,882
< Total Healing >
2,879
13,746
< Experience >
12,749
19
< Vision Score >
18
6
< Wards Placed >
9
368
< Time Dealing CC >
32

How to Counter Kai'Sa with Ekko in LoL

The stats shown on this page underscore several strategic Ekko vs. Kai'Sa matchup statistics that can help us realize the distinctions between the pair. Ekko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Kai'Sa’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Ekko may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Kai'Sa..

Ekko usually has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. Typically, he receives more damage than Kai'Sa. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Ekko and Kai'Sa

Damage Types Compared

Ekko
Kai'Sa
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ekko
Kai'Sa

Who is Better, Ekko or Kai'Sa?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Ekko usually fairs equally well when taking on Kai'Sa, with a 50.9% win rate. Therefore, Ekko makes an ok counter to Kai'Sa.

While Ekko does have a higher winrate compared to Kai'Sa, when they face off with one another, Ekko also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more difficult character to develop with. You should be careful when picking Ekko into Kai'Saas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

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

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Ekko vs Kai'Sa matchups, Ekko is the better champion with a similar 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 Kai'Sa. Focus your play on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Ekko against Kai'Sa.

Additional Information for Ekko Players

How We Calculated Our Ekko vs Kai'Sa Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kai'Sa as Ekko, we analyzed 7,667 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 Kai'Sa 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 truly master Ekko in order to counter Kai'Sa during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ekko typically racks up less CS relative to Kai'Sa. Champions who typically don't get much CS usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to focus on in your Ekko versus Kai'Sa build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Ekko incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better versus Kai'Sa than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Ekko boasted an average win rate of 50.9% when playing against Kai'Sa with these items in his kit.

To have the highest probability of crushing Kai'Sa as Ekko, Ekko players should use the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune builds players picked for Ekko vs Kai'Sa LoL games, this mixture of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 50.9% win rate overall.

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