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

Ekko vs Nilah

How to Beat Nilah as Ekko in LoL Nilah is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Nilah as Ekko

based on 6,327 Ekko vs Nilah matchups
Win Rate
49.9 %
K/D/A
2.57
Pick Rate
5.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked LoL matches that we evaluate each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Nilah as Ekko came out of an analysis of 6327 ranked matches where both champs engaged each other. This particular champ pairing is somewhat uncommon. Ekko fights Nilah in only 5.5% of his rounds.

Ekko vs Nilah Matchup Summary

Ekko does a ok job of countering Nilah. Normally, he wins a acceptable 49.9% of games the champs face each other in. In Ekko against Nilah rounds, Ekko’s side is 0.1% less likely to get first blood. This implies that he most likely won't get first blood versus Nilah.

Best Ekko vs Nilah Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Dark SealHextech Alternator

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

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearFuture's MarketCosmic Insight
Domination Sudden ImpactTreasure 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 Nilah as Ekko

Tips for Playing as Ekko against Nilah

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.

Ekko vs Nilah Counter Stats

Ekko Image
Win Rate
49.9 %
VS
Win Rate
50.1 %
Nilah Image
7.3
< Kills >
6.5
5.6
< Deaths >
6.7
7.1
< Assists >
7.4
1.63
< Killing Sprees >
1.49
90
< Minions Killed >
163
0.88
< Dragons Killed >
0.22
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.57
2,364
< Physical Damage >
17,670
16,367
< Magic Damage >
260
1,249
< True Damage >
594
19,982
< Damage Dealt >
18,525
29,472
< Damage Taken >
24,941
12,007
< Gold Earned >
11,962
1.85
< Towers >
2.52
0.18
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
8,939
< Total Healing >
5,129
13,720
< Experience >
13,252
18
< Vision Score >
17
6
< Wards Placed >
8
377
< Time Dealing CC >
90

How to Counter Nilah with Ekko in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize some important Ekko against Nilah matchup stats that may help you realize the distinctions between the two. For instance, Ekko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Nilah’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Ekko may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Nilah..

Ekko normally has a similar longest killing spree as his counter does. On average, he takes more damage than Nilah. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the champ with increased health has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Ekko and Nilah

Damage Types Compared

Ekko
Nilah
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ekko
Nilah

Who is Better, Ekko or Nilah?

Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Ekko usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Nilah, with a 49.9% win rate. As a result, Ekko makes an ok counter to Nilah.

While Ekko does have a lower winrate compared to Nilah, when on opposite teams, Ekko also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less complex champ to develop with. You should be careful when picking Ekko into Nilahas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

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

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Ekko vs Nilah matchups, Nilah is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Ekko is a somewhat poor counter to Nilah. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Ekko against Nilah.

Additional Information for Ekko Players

How We Calculated Our Ekko vs Nilah Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nilah as Ekko, we analyzed 6,327 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 Nilah 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 Nilah during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on 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 often picks up less CS relative to Nilah. Champs who on average don't take much CS often 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, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Ekko versus Nilah build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Lich Bane. When Ekko combined at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better vs Nilah than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Ekko boasted an average win rate of 49.9% when countering Nilah with this build.

To have the greatest probability of vanquishing Nilah as Ekko, you should use the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Future's Market, Cosmic Insight, Sudden Impact, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Inspiration and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Ekko vs Nilah clashes, this mixture of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 49.9% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Nilah as Ekko are given for all skill levels, merged. If you would like to narrow the statistics and builds to a particular skill level, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.