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.
It's easier to focus Soraka than the ally she is healing.
Take advantage of Soraka's long cooldown on Equinox if she uses it to harass.
Focus on attacking Soraka when she ever ventures to the frontline to heal her allies.
The stats provided here show some strategic Elise vs. Soraka counter stats that can help you interpret the differences between this pair of champs. Elise’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Soraka’s ratio of NaN, showing that Elise may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Soraka. This observation is largely caused by the difference in kills.
Elise usually has a much larger longest killing spree than her enemy does. On average, she receives more damage than Soraka. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Elise usually fairs equally well when facing off against Soraka, with a 50.3% win rate. As a result, Elise makes an ok counter for Soraka.
While Elise does have a higher winrate compared to Soraka, when facing one another, Elise also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes her a more time consuming champ to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Elise into Sorakaas her relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.
Furthermore, Elise also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Soraka. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Elise vs Soraka matchups, Elise is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.
Elise is a decent counter to Soraka. Make sure you focus your gameplay on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Elise against Soraka.
To truly master Elise in order to counter Soraka during both the early game 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 mind the build and tips displayed above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Elise typically picks up more CS compared to Soraka. Champions who typically don't get much CS often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers shown on this page to do well.
The top items to have in your Elise versus Soraka build consist of Night Harvester, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Morellonomicon. When Elise bought at least these three items in her build, she did much better vs. Soraka than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Elise had an average winrate of 50.3% battling Soraka with these items in her kit.
To have the greatest likelihood of crushing Soraka as Elise, you 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 rune builds players used for Elise vs Soraka counterpicks, this blending of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 50.3% win rate overall.
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