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.
Taric's ultimate, Cosmic Radiance, has a long delay before its effect. Try to quickly assess whether to disengage the fight or attempt to kill his allies before it goes off.
Taric reduces his spell cooldowns by basic attacking enemies with Bravado. Try to kite him in teamfights and punish him for approaching the minion wave in lane.
The stat comparisons shown here clarify some significant Elise against Taric counter statistics that can help us distinguish the differences between the pair. For instance, Elise’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Taric’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Elise may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Taric. This observation is in large part a result of the difference in kills.
Elise typically has a much larger longest kill spree than her enemy does. Commonly, she receives more damage than Taric. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.
Both League champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Elise usually wins when facing off against Taric, with a 51.2% win rate. As a result, Elise makes a good counter for Taric.
While Elise does have a higher win rate compared to Taric, when facing one another, Elise also has a much greater learning curve that makes her a more challenging champion to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Elise into Taricas her relative depth means you may not be able to reach her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.
Moreover, Elise has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Taric. 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 Taric matchups, Elise is the better champ with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.
Elise is a decent counter to Taric. You will do well by focussing your strategy on maximizing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Elise against Taric.
To learn all of the intricacies of Elise in order to counter Taric 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 presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Elise often picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Taric. Champs who on average don't earn much CS often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.
The top items to prioritize in your Elise versus Taric build include Night Harvester, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Elise bought at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better countering Taric than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Elise boasted an average winrate of 51.2% when countering Taric with these items in her kit.
To have the greatest chance of crushing Taric 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. Of all the rune builds players used for Elise vs Taric counterpicks, this mixture of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 51.2% win rate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Taric as Elise are given for all ranked divisions. To narrow the statistics and builds to a particular skill level, you can use the selection menu at the top of this page.