If at low health, you can take advantage of Demon Shade's healing and Camouflage to return to the fight and surprise opponents.
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.
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.
Swain's passive is very potent if you are immobilized. Make sure to be extra careful around enemies who have immobilizing effects.
High mobility counters all of Swain's basic abilities: Death's Hand does more damage the closer he is, Vision of Empire has a very long delay and Nevermove must start returning back to him to be dangerous.
Buying an item with Grievous Wounds will make Swain much easier to kill during his Demonic Ascension.
The stats shown on this page highlight several significant Evelynn against Swain matchup statistics that may help you explain the differences and similarities between this set of champs. For instance, Evelynn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Swain’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Evelynn may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Swain. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.
Evelynn normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her matchup does. Typically, she takes a similar amount of damage to Swain. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the champ with more HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Evelynn usually loses when taking on Swain, with a 46.7% win rate. Thus, Evelynn makes a poor counter to Swain.
While Evelynn does have a lower win rate compared to Swain, when facing one another, Evelynn also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more time consuming champ to learn and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Evelynn into Swainas her relative depth means you may not be able to reach her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.
Furthermore, Evelynn has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Swain. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Evelynn vs Swain matchups, Swain is the better champion with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.
Evelynn is a bad counter for Swain. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Evelynn against Swain.
To learn all of the intricacies of Evelynn in order to counter Swain during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Evelynn often accumulates a lot less CS as Swain. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.
The ideal items to have in your Evelynn versus Swain build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Lich Bane. When Evelynn included at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better against Swain than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Evelynn boasted an average winrate of 46.7% when countering Swain with this build.
To have the best probability of beating Swain as Evelynn, you should take the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the runes we have analyed for Evelynn vs Swain clashes, this order of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 46.7% win rate overall.
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