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

Ekko vs Taliyah

How to Beat Taliyah as Ekko in LoL Taliyah is in the a tier of champions
Assassin Fighter
Mage Support

How to Beat Taliyah as Ekko

based on 3,099 Ekko vs Taliyah matchups
Win Rate
51.2 %
K/D/A
2.67
Pick Rate
2.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked League rounds each and every week. In our data, Ekko fought Taliyah 3099 times. Using so many games with Ekko versus Taliyah provides us confidence in our capability to prepare enlightening data and a recommended build to suppress Taliyah. This champ pairing is somewhat rare. Ekko encounters Taliyah in only 2.7% of his matches.

Ekko vs Taliyah Matchup Summary

Ekko does a decent job of beating Taliyah. Typically, he wins a acceptable 51.2% of games the champs oppose each other in. In Ekko against Taliyah games, Ekko’s team is 0.0% more expected to earn first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood versus Taliyah.

Best Ekko vs Taliyah Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandDark Seal

Core Ekko Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltRabadon's DeathcapLich Bane

Optional Items

Nashor's ToothShadowflameZhonya'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
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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W
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R

Guide to Countering Taliyah as Ekko

Tips for Playing as Ekko against Taliyah

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 Taliyah

When Taliyah casts Unraveled Earth in the lane, be on the lookout for Seismic Shove. If she throws you into her minefield, the throws and stones will break your bones.

Taliyah's Threaded Volley is locked into a direction. If she's throwing rocks at you, dodge to the side!

Ekko vs Taliyah Counter Stats

Ekko Image
Win Rate
51.2 %
VS
Win Rate
48.8 %
Taliyah Image
8
< Kills >
6
5.4
< Deaths >
6.4
6.4
< Assists >
8.7
1.76
< Killing Sprees >
1.34
90
< Minions Killed >
116
0.95
< Dragons Killed >
0.51
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.43
2,354
< Physical Damage >
860
16,468
< Magic Damage >
20,738
1,225
< True Damage >
1,406
20,048
< Damage Dealt >
23,005
29,825
< Damage Taken >
20,670
12,400
< Gold Earned >
11,761
1.85
< Towers >
1.64
0.22
< Baron Takedowns >
0.14
9,321
< Total Healing >
3,031
13,834
< Experience >
13,679
20
< Vision Score >
22
6
< Wards Placed >
9
366
< Time Dealing CC >
548

How to Counter Taliyah with Ekko in LoL

The stats shown on this page emphasize several critical Ekko against Taliyah counter statistics that may help us explain the differences between the two. As an example, Ekko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Taliyah’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Ekko may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Taliyah..

Ekko typically has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Taliyah. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the champ with more health has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Ekko and Taliyah

Damage Types Compared

Ekko
Taliyah
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ekko
Taliyah

Who is Better, Ekko or Taliyah?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Ekko usually wins when facing off against Taliyah, with a 51.2% win rate. Therefore, Ekko makes a good counter to Taliyah.

While Ekko does have a higher win rate compared to Taliyah, when on opposite teams, Ekko also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more challenging champion to learn. You should be careful when picking Ekko into Taliyahas his relative depth means that 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 Taliyah. This often 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 Taliyah matchups, Ekko is the better champ with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Ekko is a decent counter to Taliyah. Make sure you focus your strategy on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Ekko against Taliyah.

Additional Information for Ekko Players

How We Calculated Our Ekko vs Taliyah Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Taliyah as Ekko, we analyzed 3,099 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 Taliyah 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 in order to counter Taliyah during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ekko usually picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Taliyah. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most important items to have in your Ekko versus Taliyah build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Lich Bane. When Ekko included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better versus Taliyah than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Ekko boasted an average winrate of 51.2% battling Taliyah with this counter build.

To have the highest chance of coming out on top against Taliyah as Ekko, you should equip 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 players chose for Ekko vs Taliyah battles, this combination of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 51.2% winrate overall.

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