Elise's Spider Form and Spider Form abilities do not cost mana and can be prioritized when you are trying to conserve mana.
When in Spider Form, Spiderlings will attack the target that Elise uses Venomous Bite on.
Spider Form is most effective at finishing off enemies with low health; Human Form's Neurotoxin does more damage to healthy foes.
Be wary of Cassiopeia's damage potential with Twin Fang when she has you poisoned.
Turn away from Cassiopeia when she is casting Petrifying Gaze to get slowed instead of stunned.
The stats shown here show some strategic Elise against Cassiopeia matchup statistics that may help you appreciate the differences between the two. Elise’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Cassiopeia’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Elise may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Cassiopeia..
Elise often has a similar longest killing spree as her counter does. Typically, she takes a similar amount of damage to Cassiopeia. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.
Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Elise usually loses when taking on Cassiopeia, with a 46.6% win rate. Therefore, Elise makes a bad counter to Cassiopeia.
While Elise does have a lower winrate than Cassiopeia, when they face off with one another, Elise also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less time consuming character to learn and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Elise into Cassiopeiaas her relative depth means you may not be able to reach her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.
Additionally, Elise has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Cassiopeia. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Elise vs Cassiopeia matchups, Cassiopeia is the better champ with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.
Elise is a terribly counter to Cassiopeia. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on maximizing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Elise against Cassiopeia.
To learn all of the intricacies of Elise to counter Cassiopeia 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 listen to the build and stats displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Elise often accumulates a lot less CS compared to Cassiopeia. Champions who on average don't take much CS usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported here to do well.
The best items to focus on in your Elise versus Cassiopeia build consist of Night Harvester, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Elise combined at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better when facing Cassiopeia than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Elise boasted an average winrate of 46.6% when countering Cassiopeia with these items in her kit.
To have the best likelihood of beating Cassiopeia as Elise, you should equip the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Nimbus Cloak, and Waterwalking runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players used for Elise vs Cassiopeia counterpicks, this mixture of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 46.6% win rate overall.
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