How to Win Evelynn vs Swain Counter Matchup Evelynn is in the a tier of champions

Evelynn vs Swain

How to Beat Swain as Evelynn in LoL Swain is in the b tier of champions
Assassin Mage
Mage Fighter

How to Beat Swain as Evelynn

based on 1,147 Evelynn vs Swain matchups
Win Rate
46.7 %
K/D/A
2.8
Pick Rate
5.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked LoL rounds each and every week. Within our dataset, Evelynn faced off against Swain in 1147 rounds. Using so many games with Evelynn vs Swain provides us a lot of confidence in our capacity to provide informative statistics and a supported build to obliterate Swain. This particular champion matchup is fairly uncommon. Evelynn has to counter Swain in only 5.6% of her games.

Evelynn vs Swain Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Evelynn has done a terrible job of countering Swain. Typically, she wins a lowly 46.7% of the time the champs fight one another in. In Evelynn against Swain matches, Evelynn’s side is 0.1% less expected to obtain first blood, implying that she probably won't get first blood versus Swain.

Best Evelynn vs Swain Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeDark Seal

Core Evelynn Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltRabadon's DeathcapLich Bane

Optional Items

Void StaffShadowflame

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
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E
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W
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Q
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Q
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R
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Q
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Guide to Countering Swain as Evelynn

Tips for Playing as Evelynn against Swain

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.

Advice to Win Against Swain

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.

Evelynn vs Swain Counter Stats

Evelynn Image
Win Rate
46.7 %
VS
Win Rate
53.3 %
Swain Image
9.1
< Kills >
5.2
5.9
< Deaths >
6.7
7.4
< Assists >
10.2
1.98
< Killing Sprees >
1.18
25
< Minions Killed >
108
1.3
< Dragons Killed >
0.11
0.32
< Inhibitors >
0.48
776
< Physical Damage >
1,509
21,469
< Magic Damage >
18,801
1,160
< True Damage >
997
23,406
< Damage Dealt >
21,308
29,541
< Damage Taken >
29,549
11,921
< Gold Earned >
10,552
0.98
< Towers >
1.96
0.29
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
9,062
< Total Healing >
8,193
13,783
< Experience >
12,995
20
< Vision Score >
29
7
< Wards Placed >
13
197
< Time Dealing CC >
312

How to Counter Swain with Evelynn in LoL

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.

Differences between Evelynn and Swain

Damage Types Compared

Evelynn
Swain
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Evelynn
Swain

Who is Better, Evelynn or Swain?

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.

Additional Information for Evelynn Players

How We Calculated Our Evelynn vs Swain Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Swain as Evelynn, we analyzed 1,147 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 Swain 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 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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