How to Win Galio vs Illaoi Counter Matchup Galio is in the s tier of champions

Galio vs Illaoi

How to Beat Illaoi as Galio in LoL Illaoi is in the a tier of champions
Tank Mage
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Illaoi as Galio

based on 1,547 Galio vs Illaoi matchups
Win Rate
44.7 %
K/D/A
2.34
Pick Rate
3.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of ranked League of Legends matches each and every week. Within our data, Galio faced off against Illaoi in 1547 rounds. With so many games with Galio vs Illaoi gives us faith in our ability to provide actionable statistics and a pro build to defeat Illaoi. This particular matchup is fairly rare. Galio fights Illaoi in only 3.2% of his games.

Galio vs Illaoi Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Galio has done a pathetic job of countering Illaoi. Normally, he wins a lowly 44.7% of games the champions fight one another in. In Galio vs Illaoi matches, Galio’s side is 0.1% more probable to earn first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood versus Illaoi.

Best Galio vs Illaoi Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalAmplifying Tome

Core Galio Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostZhonya's HourglassDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Abyssal MaskBanshee's VeilShard of True IceThornmail

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Resolve Aftershock Shield BashBone PlatingUnflinching
Sorcery Nimbus CloakTranscendence
Adaptive Force Adaptive Force Armor
Galio's passive ability p
Galio q ability q
Galio w ability w
Galio e ability e
Galio's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Illaoi as Galio

Tips for Playing as Galio against Illaoi

You can release Shield of Durand even while crowd controlled.

You can use the minimap ally icons to cast Hero's Entrance.

You can use the step back from Justice Punch to dodge enemy spells.

Advice to Win Against Illaoi

When your spirit gets pulled out, fight back if you can. Dealing damage to Illaoi reduces the spirit's duration.

Killing Tentacles whenever possible will make it much easier to win a fight against Illaoi.

Avoid grouping up for Leap of Faith to reduce the number of Tentacles available to Illaoi.

Galio vs Illaoi Counter Stats

Galio Image
Win Rate
44.7 %
VS
Win Rate
55.3 %
Illaoi Image
4.3
< Kills >
6.2
6.1
< Deaths >
6.5
10
< Assists >
4.7
0.96
< Killing Sprees >
1.43
111
< Minions Killed >
182
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.35
< Inhibitors >
0.64
500
< Physical Damage >
27,955
16,150
< Magic Damage >
407
727
< True Damage >
403
17,378
< Damage Dealt >
28,766
25,877
< Damage Taken >
34,312
9,560
< Gold Earned >
12,120
1.38
< Towers >
2.88
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
2,293
< Total Healing >
9,134
12,802
< Experience >
15,329
23
< Vision Score >
16
10
< Wards Placed >
8
111
< Time Dealing CC >
367

How to Counter Illaoi with Galio in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here clarify several valuable Galio against Illaoi matchup stats that can help you appreciate the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Galio’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Illaoi’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Galio may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Illaoi. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in assists.

Galio normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his foe does. On average, he takes less damage than Illaoi. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Galio and Illaoi

Damage Types Compared

Galio
Illaoi
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Galio
Illaoi

Who is Better, Galio or Illaoi?

Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Galio usually loses when taking on Illaoi, with a 44.7% win rate. Thus, Galio makes a poor counter to Illaoi.

While Galio does have a much lower winrate than Illaoi, when facing one another, Galio also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more time consuming character to learn and master. You should be very concerned when picking Galio into Illaoi.

Additionally, Galio has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Illaoi. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Galio vs Illaoi matchups, Illaoi is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Galio is a garbage counter for Illaoi. Make sure you focus your actions on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Galio against Illaoi.

Additional Information for Galio Players

How We Calculated Our Galio vs Illaoi Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Illaoi as Galio, we analyzed 1,547 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 Illaoi as Galio 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 truly master Galio to counter Illaoi during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Galio usually picks up less CS compared to Illaoi. Champs who typically don't acquire many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values displayed here to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Galio versus Illaoi build consist of Everfrost, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Demonic Embrace. When Galio bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better vs Illaoi than with many other common builds. In fact, Galio had an average winrate of 44.7% battling Illaoi with this counter build.

To have the best chance of vanquishing Illaoi as Galio, Galio players should equip the Aftershock, Shield Bash, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Nimbus Cloak, and Transcendence runes from the Resolve and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the runes players picked for Galio vs Illaoi face-offs, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 44.7% win rate overall.

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