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

Ekko vs Kassadin

How to Beat Kassadin as Ekko in LoL Kassadin is in the s tier of champions
Assassin Fighter
Assassin Mage

How to Beat Kassadin as Ekko

based on 1,822 Ekko vs Kassadin matchups
Win Rate
50.2 %
K/D/A
2.59
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches that we analyze each week. Our guide on how to beat Kassadin as Ekko resulted from an examination of 1822 ranked games where both champs clashed against each other. This champion matchup is somewhat rare. Ekko has to counter Kassadin in only 1.6% of his games.

Ekko vs Kassadin Matchup Summary

Ekko does a average job of countering Kassadin. On average, he wins a acceptable 50.2% of games the champions face off with each other in. In Ekko against Kassadin games, Ekko’s team is 0.1% more likely to get first blood. This indicates that he probably will get first blood versus Kassadin.

Best Ekko vs Kassadin Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable 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
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 Kassadin as Ekko

Tips for Playing as Ekko against Kassadin

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 Kassadin

Each time Kassadin consecutively uses Riftwalk, he pays more and more mana. Keep this in mind as you chase him.

Kassadin deals mostly magic damage. If he's doing well consider buying magic resist items like Mercury's Treads and Banshee's Veil.

It takes 6 spell casts for Kassadin's slow, Force Pulse, to become castable. If he levels up that ability, judiciously use your own skills while laning against him.

Ekko vs Kassadin Counter Stats

Ekko Image
Win Rate
50.2 %
VS
Win Rate
49.8 %
Kassadin Image
7.5
< Kills >
7.9
5.4
< Deaths >
5.5
6.5
< Assists >
5.5
1.66
< Killing Sprees >
1.68
87
< Minions Killed >
159
0.94
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.52
< Inhibitors >
0.38
2,565
< Physical Damage >
1,698
15,890
< Magic Damage >
19,819
1,305
< True Damage >
739
19,761
< Damage Dealt >
22,257
28,851
< Damage Taken >
25,244
12,137
< Gold Earned >
11,693
1.94
< Towers >
1.55
0.21
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
8,991
< Total Healing >
4,070
13,428
< Experience >
13,753
19
< Vision Score >
16
6
< Wards Placed >
7
372
< Time Dealing CC >
162

How to Counter Kassadin with Ekko in LoL

The stats shown here feature some influential Ekko versus Kassadin counter stats that can help us understand the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Ekko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Kassadin’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Ekko may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Kassadin..

Ekko often has a similar longest kill spree as his counter does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Kassadin. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the champion with higher health has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Ekko and Kassadin

Damage Types Compared

Ekko
Kassadin
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ekko
Kassadin

Who is Better, Ekko or Kassadin?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Ekko usually fairs equally well when taking on Kassadin, with a 50.2% win rate. Therefore, Ekko makes an ok counter to Kassadin.

While Ekko does have a higher winrate compared to Kassadin, when facing one another, Ekko also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more difficult champ to develop with. You should be careful when picking Ekko into Kassadinas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Ekko has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Kassadin. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Ekko vs Kassadin matchups, Ekko is the better champ with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Ekko is a decent counter for Kassadin. Make sure you focus your strategy on maximizing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Ekko against Kassadin.

Additional Information for Ekko Players

How We Calculated Our Ekko vs Kassadin Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kassadin as Ekko, we analyzed 1,822 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 Kassadin 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 in order to counter Kassadin during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ekko usually accumulates less CS as Kassadin. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Ekko versus Kassadin build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Ekko bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better against Kassadin than with most other typical builds. In fact, Ekko boasted an average winrate of 50.2% when countering Kassadin with this build.

To have the highest probability of annihilating Kassadin as Ekko, you should equip 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 combinations that we analyzed for Ekko vs Kassadin face-offs, this mixture of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 50.2% win rate overall.

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