How to Win Elise vs Irelia Counter Matchup Elise is in the s tier of champions

Elise vs Irelia

How to Beat Irelia as Elise in LoL Irelia is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Irelia as Elise

based on 819 Elise vs Irelia matchups
Win Rate
52.5 %
K/D/A
2.85
Pick Rate
3.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked LoL rounds every week. In our database, Elise faced off against Irelia in 819 games. Including so many matchups for Elise vs Irelia gives us a lot of confidence in our capacity to provide enlightening data and a supported build to obliterate Irelia. This counter pairing is somewhat rare. Elise encounters Irelia in only 3.3% of her games.

Elise vs Irelia Matchup Summary

Elise does a good job of countering Irelia. On average, she wins a terrific 52.5% of matches the champions clash against each other in. In Elise versus Irelia rounds, Elise’s team is 0.1% more probable to gain first blood. This implies that she probably will get first blood against Irelia.

Best Elise vs Irelia Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Dark SealSorcerer's Shoes

Core Elise Items

~22 Mins
Night HarvesterVoid StaffShadowflame

Optional Items

Lich BaneMorellonomiconZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Elise to level up q
>
Second ability for Elise to level up w
>
Last skill for Elise to max out e

Runes

Domination Electrocute Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Sorcery Nimbus CloakWaterwalking
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Elise's passive ability p
Elise q ability q
Elise w ability w
Elise e ability e
Elise's ultimate ability r
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W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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W
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Q
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W
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R
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W
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Irelia as Elise

Tips for Playing as Elise against Irelia

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.

Advice to Win Against Irelia

Beware of wasting your high impact spells on Defiant Dance.

Pay attention to Ionian Fervor stacks and try to engage Irelia when it is down.

Minion waves greatly enhance Irelia's mobility, beware fighting her inside one.

Elise vs Irelia Counter Stats

Elise Image
Win Rate
52.5 %
VS
Win Rate
47.5 %
Irelia Image
7.8
< Kills >
6.9
5.5
< Deaths >
7
7.9
< Assists >
4.7
1.78
< Killing Sprees >
1.55
35
< Minions Killed >
193
1.41
< Dragons Killed >
0.11
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.45
1,409
< Physical Damage >
13,870
16,260
< Magic Damage >
5,624
1,342
< True Damage >
906
19,012
< Damage Dealt >
20,400
25,607
< Damage Taken >
28,677
11,270
< Gold Earned >
12,413
1.91
< Towers >
2.14
0.3
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
8,159
< Total Healing >
4,648
12,474
< Experience >
14,056
22
< Vision Score >
17
6
< Wards Placed >
8
155
< Time Dealing CC >
87

How to Counter Irelia with Elise in LoL

The stats shown here feature some valuable Elise vs. Irelia counter stats that can help us distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Elise’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Irelia’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Elise may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Irelia..

Elise normally has a similar longest killing spree as her opponent does. Commonly, she takes less damage than Irelia. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the champion with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Elise and Irelia

Damage Types Compared

Elise
Irelia
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Elise
Irelia

Who is Better, Elise or Irelia?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Elise usually wins when trying to fight Irelia, with a 52.5% win rate. Thus, Elise makes a good counter to Irelia.

While Elise does have a higher win rate than Irelia, when on opposite teams, Elise also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes her a more complex champ to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Elise into Ireliaas 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 CC and other utility, a similar amount to Irelia. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Elise vs Irelia matchups, Elise is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Elise is a good counter for Irelia. Make sure you focus your gameplay on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Elise against Irelia.

Additional Information for Elise Players

How We Calculated Our Elise vs Irelia Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Irelia as Elise, we analyzed 819 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 Irelia as Elise 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 truly master Elise to counter Irelia during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats displayed here, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Elise typically gets a lot less CS compared to Irelia. Champions who typically don't earn much CS typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Elise versus Irelia build consist of Night Harvester, Void Staff, and Shadowflame. When Elise incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better against Irelia than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Elise had an average win rate of 52.5% when playing against Irelia with this build.

To have the best likelihood of coming out on top against Irelia as Elise, Elise players should use the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Nimbus Cloak, and Waterwalking runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Elise vs Irelia battles, this combination of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 52.5% winrate overall.

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