How to Win Illaoi vs Aatrox Counter Matchup Illaoi is in the a tier of champions

Illaoi vs Aatrox

How to Beat Aatrox as Illaoi in LoL Aatrox is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Aatrox as Illaoi

based on 1,268 Illaoi vs Aatrox matchups
Win Rate
54.7 %
K/D/A
1.33
Pick Rate
3.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League rounds each and every week. Within our data, Illaoi fought Aatrox in 1268 rounds. Using so many matchups for Illaoi vs Aatrox gives us faith in our ability to prepare actionable statistics and a recommended build to destroy your foe. This particular counter pairing is relatively rare. Illaoi fights Aatrox in only 3.4% of her rounds.

Illaoi vs Aatrox Matchup Summary

Illaoi does a great job of countering Aatrox. On average, she wins a terrific 54.7% of games the champs face off with each other in. In Illaoi against Aatrox rounds, Illaoi’s team is 0.1% less likely to earn first blood. This implies that she probably won't be able to get first blood against Aatrox.

Best Illaoi vs Aatrox Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsPhage

Core Illaoi Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererHullbreakerDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Sterak's GageThornmail

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror Presence of MindLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve DemolishBone Plating
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Illaoi's passive ability p
Illaoi q ability q
Illaoi w ability w
Illaoi e ability e
Illaoi's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
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E
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E
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R
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E
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Q
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E
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Q
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R
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Aatrox as Illaoi

Tips for Playing as Illaoi against Aatrox

Tentacles are an immense source of power. Don't fight without them.

Spirits inherit their target's current health. If making a

Vessel

Leap of Faith is best used to follow-up a strong engage or when being engaged upon. Be careful about being the first one into a fight.

is your goal, try whittling your opponent's health down a bit first to make killing the spirit easier.

Advice to Win Against Aatrox

Keep your distance when Aatrox uses his Ultimate to prevent him from reviving.

Aatrox's Infernal Chains are easier to exit when running towards the sides or at Aatrox.

Aatrox's attacks are very telegraphed, so use the time to dodge the hit zones.

Illaoi vs Aatrox Counter Stats

Illaoi Image
Win Rate
54.7 %
VS
Win Rate
45.3 %
Aatrox Image
5.3
< Kills >
5.8
6.9
< Deaths >
5.9
3.9
< Assists >
5.7
1.21
< Killing Sprees >
1.31
187
< Minions Killed >
149
0.08
< Dragons Killed >
0.08
0.74
< Inhibitors >
0.34
22,112
< Physical Damage >
17,883
616
< Magic Damage >
71
809
< True Damage >
945
23,538
< Damage Dealt >
18,899
29,671
< Damage Taken >
31,751
11,984
< Gold Earned >
10,951
3.25
< Towers >
1.72
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
6,203
< Total Healing >
11,222
14,952
< Experience >
14,343
16
< Vision Score >
15
8
< Wards Placed >
7
50
< Time Dealing CC >
243

How to Counter Aatrox with Illaoi in LoL

The stats shown here underscore several important Illaoi against Aatrox counter statistics that can help us explain the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Illaoi’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Aatrox’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Illaoi may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Aatrox..

Illaoi usually has a similar longest kill spree as her matchup does. Typically, she receives a similar amount of damage to Aatrox. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the champ with higher health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Illaoi and Aatrox

Damage Types Compared

Illaoi
Aatrox
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Illaoi
Aatrox

Who is Better, Illaoi or Aatrox?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Illaoi usually wins when trying to fight Aatrox, with a 54.7% win rate. Therefore, Illaoi makes a great counter for Aatrox.

While Illaoi does have a much higher win rate compared to Aatrox, when facing one another, Illaoi also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more difficult character to learn and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Illaoi into Aatrox.

Additionally, Illaoi also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Aatrox. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Illaoi vs Aatrox matchups, Illaoi is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Illaoi is a great counter to Aatrox. Make sure you focus your gameplay on increasing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Illaoi against Aatrox.

Additional Information for Illaoi Players

How We Calculated Our Illaoi vs Aatrox Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aatrox as Illaoi, we analyzed 1,268 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 Aatrox as Illaoi 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

If you would like to truly master Illaoi in order to counter Aatrox during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Illaoi typically gets a similar amount of CS relative to Aatrox. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values displayed here to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Illaoi versus Aatrox build consist of Divine Sunderer, Hullbreaker, and Death's Dance. When Illaoi incorporated at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better vs. Aatrox than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Illaoi boasted an average win rate of 54.7% when countering Aatrox with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of defeating Aatrox as Illaoi, you should use the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Demolish, and Bone Plating runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players picked for Illaoi vs Aatrox counter picks, this order of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 54.7% win rate overall.

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