How to Win Elise vs Kai'Sa Counter Matchup Elise is in the s tier of champions

Elise vs Kai'Sa

How to Beat Kai'Sa as Elise in LoL Kai'Sa is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Kai'Sa as Elise

based on 1,563 Elise vs Kai'Sa matchups
Win Rate
52.7 %
K/D/A
2.67
Pick Rate
6.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked League of Legends games each week. In our database, Elise battled Kai'Sa in 1563 games. With so many matchups for Elise vs Kai'Sa provides us faith in our ability to provide useful statistics and a solid build to defeat your opponent. This particular champ matchup is relatively uncommon. Elise encounters Kai'Sa in only 6.3% of her games.

Elise vs Kai'Sa Matchup Summary

Elise does a good job of countering Kai'Sa. Typically, she wins a terrific 52.7% of matches the champs face one another in. In Elise against Kai'Sa matches, Elise’s team is 0.1% more likely to earn first blood, implying that she probably will get first blood versus Kai'Sa.

Best Elise vs Kai'Sa Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Dark SealSorcerer's Shoes

Core Elise Items

~22 Mins
Night HarvesterVoid StaffShadowflame

Optional Items

Lich BaneZhonya's HourglassMorellonomiconNashor's Tooth

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 Dark Harvest Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Precision TriumphCoup de Grace
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
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Kai'Sa as Elise

Tips for Playing as Elise against Kai'Sa

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 Kai'Sa

Kai'Sa is very vulnerable to getting outranged by mages and long range carries.

Make sure to place wards in your blind spots so you can see Kai'Sa coming.

Kai'Sa is very good at picking off isolated enemies. Stick together against her.

Elise vs Kai'Sa Counter Stats

Elise Image
Win Rate
52.7 %
VS
Win Rate
47.3 %
Kai'Sa Image
7.6
< Kills >
7.7
5.7
< Deaths >
6
7.6
< Assists >
6
1.73
< Killing Sprees >
1.73
38
< Minions Killed >
173
1.31
< Dragons Killed >
0.24
0.55
< Inhibitors >
0.45
1,378
< Physical Damage >
12,681
16,116
< Magic Damage >
5,154
1,306
< True Damage >
1,722
18,801
< Damage Dealt >
19,558
25,707
< Damage Taken >
19,192
11,301
< Gold Earned >
12,557
2.02
< Towers >
2.11
0.3
< Baron Takedowns >
0.08
7,928
< Total Healing >
2,763
12,559
< Experience >
12,379
23
< Vision Score >
18
6
< Wards Placed >
8
150
< Time Dealing CC >
31

How to Counter Kai'Sa with Elise in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here feature some significant Elise vs. Kai'Sa matchup stats that may help you explain the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Elise’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Kai'Sa’s ratio of NaN, showing that Elise may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Kai'Sa..

Elise usually has a similar longest killing spree as her matchup does. On average, she receives more damage than Kai'Sa. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also show that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Elise and Kai'Sa

Damage Types Compared

Elise
Kai'Sa
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Elise
Kai'Sa

Who is Better, Elise or Kai'Sa?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Elise usually wins when playing against Kai'Sa, with a 52.7% win rate. Thus, Elise makes a good counter for Kai'Sa.

While Elise does have a higher winrate than Kai'Sa, when on opposite teams, Elise also has a much greater difficulty level that makes her a more time consuming champion to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Elise into Kai'Saas her relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Elise has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Kai'Sa. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Elise vs Kai'Sa matchups, Elise is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Elise is an above average counter for Kai'Sa. Focus your strategy on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Elise against Kai'Sa.

Additional Information for Elise Players

How We Calculated Our Elise vs Kai'Sa Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kai'Sa as Elise, we analyzed 1,563 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 Kai'Sa 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

If you would like to truly master Elise in order to counter Kai'Sa during both the early game 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 suggestions displayed here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Elise most often accumulates a lot less CS compared to Kai'Sa. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.

The most important items to have in your Elise versus Kai'Sa build consist of Night Harvester, Void Staff, and Shadowflame. When Elise combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better when fighting Kai'Sa than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Elise boasted an average win rate of 52.7% when countering Kai'Sa with these items in her kit.

To have the best probability of crushing Kai'Sa as Elise, you should take the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Triumph, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the runes players used for Elise vs Kai'Sa clashes, this combo of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 52.7% win rate overall.

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