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.
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.
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.
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.
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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