How to Win Evelynn vs Leona Counter Matchup Evelynn is in the s tier of champions

Evelynn vs Leona

How to Beat Leona as Evelynn in LoL Leona is in the a tier of champions
Assassin Mage
Tank Support

How to Beat Leona as Evelynn

based on 950 Evelynn vs Leona matchups
Win Rate
47.8 %
K/D/A
2.91
Pick Rate
2.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated League of Legends matches that we get from Riot Games every week. This guide on how to beat Leona as Evelynn came out of an analysis of 950 ranked matches where both champions clashed against one another. This particular matchup is relatively rare. Evelynn has to counter Leona in only 2.6% of her matches.

Evelynn vs Leona Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Evelynn does a poor job of beating Leona. Typically, she wins a lowly 47.8% of matches the champs clash against each other in. In Evelynn vs Leona games, Evelynn’s team is 0.1% less expected to obtain first blood. This implies that she probably won't get first blood versus Leona.

Best Evelynn vs Leona Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeDark Seal

Core Evelynn Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltRabadon's DeathcapVoid Staff

Optional Items

ShadowflameLich Bane

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Evelynn's passive ability p
Evelynn q ability q
Evelynn w ability w
Evelynn e ability e
Evelynn's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
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R
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Q
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E
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E
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R
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Leona as Evelynn

Tips for Playing as Evelynn against Leona

Allure's arm time might seem long, but the Charm and magic resist shred put Evelynn at an exteme advantage so are worth the wait.

If at low health, you can take advantage of Demon Shade's healing and Camouflage to return to the fight and surprise opponents.

While stealthed, pay attention to when you are (near) being detected by enemy champions. This is identified by the glowing yellow and red eyes over nearby enemy champions.

Advice to Win Against Leona

When Leona activates Eclipse, you have three seconds to get away from her before she deals damage.

Only foes in the center of Solar Flare get stunned, so you can often avoid this if you're quick.

Evelynn vs Leona Counter Stats

Evelynn Image
Win Rate
47.8 %
VS
Win Rate
52.2 %
Leona Image
8.8
< Kills >
2
5.6
< Deaths >
6.4
7.5
< Assists >
12.9
1.87
< Killing Sprees >
0.33
25
< Minions Killed >
36
1.25
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.32
< Inhibitors >
0.48
707
< Physical Damage >
2,465
19,442
< Magic Damage >
4,153
1,069
< True Damage >
780
21,219
< Damage Dealt >
7,399
28,042
< Damage Taken >
21,999
11,720
< Gold Earned >
7,970
1.01
< Towers >
1.54
0.25
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
9,077
< Total Healing >
1,994
13,319
< Experience >
10,623
19
< Vision Score >
48
7
< Wards Placed >
22
197
< Time Dealing CC >
109

How to Counter Leona with Evelynn in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here show some critical Evelynn versus Leona counter stats that can help you figure out the distinctions between this pair of champions. Evelynn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Leona’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Evelynn may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Leona. This observation is largely a result of the difference in kills.

Evelynn typically has a much larger longest kill spree than her matchup does. Commonly, she takes more damage than Leona. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Evelynn and Leona

Damage Types Compared

Evelynn
Leona
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Evelynn
Leona

Who is Better, Evelynn or Leona?

Both League champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Evelynn usually loses when facing off against Leona, with a 47.8% win rate. Thus, Evelynn makes a poor counter for Leona.

While Evelynn does have a lower winrate than Leona, when they face off with one another, Evelynn also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes her a more complex character to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Evelynn into Leonaas her relative depth means you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Evelynn has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Leona. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Evelynn vs Leona matchups, Leona is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Evelynn is a garbage counter for Leona. Focus your actions on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Evelynn against Leona.

Additional Information for Evelynn Players

How We Calculated Our Evelynn vs Leona Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Leona as Evelynn, we analyzed 950 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 Leona as Evelynn 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 learn all of the intricacies of Evelynn in order to counter Leona during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention 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.

Evelynn typically accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Leona. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Evelynn versus Leona build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Void Staff. When Evelynn incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better vs. Leona than with most other common item sets. In fact, Evelynn had an average winrate of 47.8% when countering Leona with this counter build.

To have the greatest chance of beating Leona as Evelynn, Evelynn players should equip the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune builds players used for Evelynn vs Leona clashes, this order of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 47.8% win rate overall.

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