How to Win Ekko vs Nunu & Willump Counter Matchup Ekko is in the s tier of champions

Ekko vs Nunu & Willump

How to Beat Nunu & Willump as Ekko in LoL Nunu & Willump is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Nunu & Willump as Ekko

based on 2,533 Ekko vs Nunu & Willump matchups
Win Rate
50.9 %
K/D/A
2.61
Pick Rate
2.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of rated League of Legends games that we get from Riot Games every week. Our guide on how to beat Nunu & Willump as Ekko resulted from an examination of 2533 ranked games where both champions engaged one another. This particular champ matchup is fairly rare. Ekko has to counter Nunu & Willump in only 2.2% of his rounds.

Ekko vs Nunu & Willump Matchup Summary

Ekko has done a ok job of beating Nunu & Willump. On average, he wins a acceptable 50.9% of games the champs clash against each other in. In Ekko versus Nunu & Willump rounds, Ekko’s side is 0.1% less probable to gain first blood, indicating that he most likely won't get first blood against Nunu & Willump.

Best Ekko vs Nunu & Willump Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandHextech Alternator

Core Ekko Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltRabadon's DeathcapNashor's Tooth

Optional Items

ShadowflameZhonya's HourglassLich Bane

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
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Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
15
W
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R

Guide to Countering Nunu & Willump as Ekko

Tips for Playing as Ekko against Nunu & Willump

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 Nunu & Willump

Using Summoner Flash is a surefire way to escape Absolute Zero.

Interrupting the charge up on Absolute Zero will lower the amount of damage your team takes.

Biggest Snowball Ever moves very fast but cannot turn as quickly, so don't try to escape it by running away in a straight line. Instead, make sudden, sharp turns.

Ekko vs Nunu & Willump Counter Stats

Ekko Image
Win Rate
50.9 %
VS
Win Rate
49.1 %
Nunu & Willump Image
7.6
< Kills >
4.5
5.6
< Deaths >
5.8
7
< Assists >
12
1.67
< Killing Sprees >
1.02
87
< Minions Killed >
38
0.85
< Dragons Killed >
1.59
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.43
2,490
< Physical Damage >
1,412
16,857
< Magic Damage >
11,354
1,218
< True Damage >
960
20,566
< Damage Dealt >
13,726
29,247
< Damage Taken >
34,119
12,111
< Gold Earned >
10,555
1.89
< Towers >
1.55
0.18
< Baron Takedowns >
0.4
8,893
< Total Healing >
15,400
13,502
< Experience >
12,587
18
< Vision Score >
20
6
< Wards Placed >
5
374
< Time Dealing CC >
389

How to Counter Nunu & Willump with Ekko in LoL

The stats shown on this page highlight some valuable Ekko vs. Nunu & Willump matchup stats that may help you understand the distinctions between the two. Ekko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Nunu & Willump’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Ekko may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Nunu & Willump. This observation is largely caused by the difference in kills.

Ekko often has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his matchup does. Typically, he takes less damage than Nunu & Willump. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also show that the champion with higher HP has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Ekko and Nunu & Willump

Damage Types Compared

Ekko
Nunu & Willump
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ekko
Nunu & Willump

Who is Better, Ekko or Nunu & Willump?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Ekko usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Nunu & Willump, with a 50.9% win rate. Therefore, Ekko makes an ok counter to Nunu & Willump.

While Ekko does have a higher win rate compared to Nunu & Willump, when on opposite teams, Ekko also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Ekko into Nunu & Willumpas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

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

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Ekko vs Nunu & Willump matchups, Ekko is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Ekko is a decent counter for Nunu & Willump. Focus your tactics on increasing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Ekko against Nunu & Willump.

Additional Information for Ekko Players

How We Calculated Our Ekko vs Nunu & Willump Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nunu & Willump as Ekko, we analyzed 2,533 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 Nunu & Willump 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to truly master Ekko in order to counter Nunu & Willump during both the early game 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 presented here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ekko most often accumulates more CS relative to Nunu & Willump. Champions who typically don't take much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The most important items to use in your Ekko versus Nunu & Willump build consist of Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Ekko bought at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better vs Nunu & Willump than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Ekko had an average win rate of 50.9% when playing against Nunu & Willump with this counter build.

To have the greatest chance of defeating Nunu & Willump as Ekko, you should take the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Future's Market, Cosmic Insight, Sudden Impact, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Inspiration and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players used for Ekko vs Nunu & Willump counterpicks, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 50.9% win rate overall.

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