Ekko vs Kayle Counter Build

How to Beat Kayle as Ekko


We get our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League matches that we analyze each and every week. This Ekko against Kayle counter review came out of an evaluation of 54,124 ranked rounds where both champions clashed against one another.

This champion pairing is somewhat common. Ekko encounters Kayle in 40.1% of his matches. Ekko does a average job of beating Kayle. Normally, he wins a acceptable 50.0% of games the champs battle one another in. In Ekko versus Kayle rounds, Ekko’s side is 2.0% more expected to earn first blood. This indicates that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Kayle.

Matchups Analyzed


Team First Blood


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Best Ekko Items to Counter Kayle

The top items to prioritize in your Ekko versus Kayle build consist of Lich Bane, Nashor's Tooth, and Hextech Rocketbelt. When Ekko used at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better when facing Kayle than with most other commonly used builds.

Lich Bane Item Nashor's Tooth Item Hextech Rocketbelt Item

Best Ekko Runes to Counter Kayle

To have the highest probability of defeating Kayle as Ekko, Ekko players should equip the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Minion Dematerializer, and Magical Footwear runes. Out of all the runes players picked for Ekko vs Kayle clashes, this combo of runes yielded the highest win rate. We have also included the best Kayle runes to counterpick against Ekko to help you understand how she will likely be built against your champ.

Best Ekko Runes

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Minion Dematerializer Rune Minion Dematerializer
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear

Best Kayle Runes

Press the Attack Rune Press the Attack
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Cut Down Rune Cut Down
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter


The following tables emphasize several valuable Ekko versus Kayle counter stats that may help us distinguish the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Ekko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.5 is greater than Kayle’s KDA ratio of 1.9, showing that Ekko may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Kayle.

Battle Stats


Ekko Stats
7.2 5.3
Kayle Stats


Ekko Stats
5.4 5.8
Kayle Stats


Ekko Stats
6.3 6
Kayle Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Ekko Stats
3.6 2.5
Kayle Stats

Damage Dealt

Ekko Stats
17736 17294
Kayle Stats

Damage Taken

Ekko Stats
26987 20546
Kayle Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Ekko Stats
5.6 5.1
Kayle Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Ekko Stats
1 0.8
Kayle Stats

Dragons Killed

Ekko Stats
2 1.8
Kayle Stats

Barons Killed

Ekko Stats
0.4 0.4
Kayle Stats

Gold Earned

Ekko Stats
10715 10979
Kayle Stats

Minions Killed

Ekko Stats
96 157
Kayle Stats

Ekko normally has a much larger longest killing spree than his opponent does. Commonly, Ekko takes more damage than Kayle. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

In Ekko vs Kayle matchups, Ekko typically totals many fewer minion kills than Kayle. Champs that don't finish with many minion kills normally don't have to have much CS to be effective. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities alone. However, champs with many minion kills, such as ADCs, typically need a lot of gold to be effective. In either situation, try to beat the values displayed here to do well.

By default, Ekko vs Kayle tips, stats, and build suggestions are given for all ranked divisions. If you would like to narrow the statistics and builds to a specific player tier, you should use the selection menu located earlier in the guide.

How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 54124 Ekko vs Kayle 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 Kayle 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.