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.
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.
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.
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.
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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