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

Ekko vs Kayle

How to Beat Kayle as Ekko in LoL Kayle is in the s tier of champions
Assassin Fighter
Fighter Support

How to Beat Kayle as Ekko

based on 3,282 Ekko vs Kayle matchups
Win Rate
49.1 %
K/D/A
2.6
Pick Rate
4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League rounds every week. In our dataset, Ekko did battle with Kayle 3282 times. Including so many games with Ekko vs Kayle provides us a lot of faith in our capacity to provide useful statistics and a supported build to counter your opposition. This counter matchup is relatively rare. Ekko has to counter Kayle in only 4.0% of his games.

Ekko vs Kayle Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Ekko does a poor job of countering Kayle. Normally, he wins a acceptable 49.1% of the time the champions battle each other in. In Ekko versus Kayle matches, Ekko’s side is 0.1% more likely to get first blood. This implies that he probably will get first blood versus Kayle.

Best Ekko vs Kayle Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandDark Seal

Core Ekko Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltRabadon's DeathcapLich Bane

Optional Items

ShadowflameNashor's ToothZhonya'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 Electrocute Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
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
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Kayle as Ekko

Tips for Playing as Ekko against Kayle

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

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.

Advice to Win Against Kayle

Kayle is usually a fragile target. If you see her ultimate cast on an ally, switch to attacking her.

Divine Judgment only grants Kayle or her allies immunity to damage. Slows and stuns can still be applied, so trap them if they're being overzealous.

Kayle starts the game as a weaker melee champion. Try to put her behind before she ascends to her ranged form.

Ekko vs Kayle Counter Stats

Ekko Image
Win Rate
49.1 %
VS
Win Rate
50.9 %
Kayle Image
7.9
< Kills >
5.5
5.5
< Deaths >
5.9
6.4
< Assists >
5.6
1.74
< Killing Sprees >
1.23
87
< Minions Killed >
184
0.97
< Dragons Killed >
0.14
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.55
2,225
< Physical Damage >
4,948
15,132
< Magic Damage >
11,822
1,000
< True Damage >
1,181
18,358
< Damage Dealt >
17,952
27,306
< Damage Taken >
21,703
12,139
< Gold Earned >
12,129
2.05
< Towers >
2.6
0.21
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
9,234
< Total Healing >
4,941
13,648
< Experience >
14,891
20
< Vision Score >
17
6
< Wards Placed >
8
360
< Time Dealing CC >
210

How to Counter Kayle with Ekko in LoL

The stats shown here show several important Ekko versus Kayle matchup statistics that can help you interpret the differences and similarities between this set of champions. As an example, Ekko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Kayle’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Ekko may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Kayle..

Ekko usually has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his foe does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Kayle. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Ekko and Kayle

Damage Types Compared

Ekko
Kayle
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ekko
Kayle

Who is Better, Ekko or Kayle?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Ekko usually fairs equally well when facing off against Kayle, with a 49.1% win rate. As a result, Ekko makes an ok counter for Kayle.

While Ekko does have a lower winrate than Kayle, when on opposite teams, Ekko also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more challenging character to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Ekko into Kayleas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

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

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Ekko vs Kayle matchups, Kayle is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Ekko is a somewhat poor counter for Kayle. You will do well by focussing your strategy on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Ekko against Kayle.

Additional Information for Ekko Players

How We Calculated Our Ekko vs Kayle Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kayle as Ekko, we analyzed 3,282 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To learn all of the intricacies of Ekko to counter Kayle during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ekko often accumulates less CS as Kayle. Champs who typically don't acquire much CS usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown on this page to do well.

The most important items to have in your Ekko versus Kayle build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Lich Bane. When Ekko included at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better vs Kayle than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Ekko had an average winrate of 49.1% battling Kayle with this counter build.

To have the greatest likelihood of coming out on top against Kayle as Ekko, you should equip the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the runes players chose for Ekko vs Kayle battles, this mixture of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 49.1% winrate overall.

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