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

Illaoi vs Azir

How to Beat Azir as Illaoi in LoL Azir is in the b tier of champions
Fighter Tank
Mage Marksman

How to Beat Azir as Illaoi

based on 316 Illaoi vs Azir matchups
Win Rate
53.8 %
K/D/A
1.45
Pick Rate
0.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of rated LoL games that we evaluate each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Azir as Illaoi resulted from an evaluation of 316 ranked matches where both champs battled each other. This counter matchup is fairly rare. Illaoi encounters Azir in only 0.9% of her games.

Illaoi vs Azir Matchup Summary

Illaoi has done a good job of countering Azir. Normally, she wins a fantastic 53.8% of the time the champions clash against each other in. In Illaoi vs Azir games, Illaoi’s team is 0.0% more probable to get first blood. This implies that she most likely will get first blood against Azir.

Best Illaoi vs Azir Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLong Sword

Core Illaoi Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererHullbreakerDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Spirit Visage

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
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
E
5
E
6
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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Q
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Q
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Azir as Illaoi

Tips for Playing as Illaoi against Azir

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 Azir

Try to think of Sand Soldiers as fire. Don't stand in the fire.

Azir has immense damage over a prolonged amount of time but lacks the upfront burst of other mages. Try to burst him out before he can turn a confrontation around.

Azir relies on his soldiers to deal damage and can only move them so often. Try to capitalize on windows of time when his soldiers are stationary.

Illaoi vs Azir Counter Stats

Illaoi Image
Win Rate
53.8 %
VS
Win Rate
46.2 %
Azir Image
5.5
< Kills >
6
6.5
< Deaths >
5.9
3.9
< Assists >
6.7
1.27
< Killing Sprees >
1.36
197
< Minions Killed >
169
0.08
< Dragons Killed >
0.16
0.84
< Inhibitors >
0.45
21,715
< Physical Damage >
1,029
609
< Magic Damage >
19,367
374
< True Damage >
971
22,698
< Damage Dealt >
21,367
31,020
< Damage Taken >
19,864
12,517
< Gold Earned >
11,540
3.76
< Towers >
1.78
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
6,424
< Total Healing >
1,586
15,519
< Experience >
14,507
16
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
9
53
< Time Dealing CC >
182

How to Counter Azir with Illaoi in LoL

The stats shown on this page emphasize some significant Illaoi against Azir matchup stats that may help us distinguish the distinctions between these two champions. Illaoi’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Azir’s ratio of NaN, showing that Illaoi may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Azir..

Illaoi typically has a similar longest kill spree as her enemy does. Commonly, she receives more damage than Azir. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Illaoi and Azir

Damage Types Compared

Illaoi
Azir
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Illaoi
Azir

Who is Better, Illaoi or Azir?

Both LoL champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Illaoi usually wins when facing off against Azir, with a 53.8% win rate. As a result, Illaoi makes a great counter to Azir.

While Illaoi does have a higher winrate than Azir, when they face off with one another, Illaoi also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes her a less difficult champion to learn and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Illaoi into Azir.

Moreover, Illaoi also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Azir. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Illaoi vs Azir matchups, Illaoi is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Illaoi is a great counter for Azir. You will do well by focussing your strategy on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Illaoi against Azir.

Additional Information for Illaoi Players

How We Calculated Our Illaoi vs Azir Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Azir as Illaoi, we analyzed 316 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 Azir 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

To truly master Illaoi in order to counter Azir during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions displayed here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Illaoi often racks up a similar amount of CS as Azir. Champs who on average don't earn many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.

The best items to use in your Illaoi versus Azir build include Divine Sunderer, Hullbreaker, and Death's Dance. When Illaoi included at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better vs Azir than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Illaoi had an average winrate of 53.8% when countering Azir with these items in her kit.

To have the highest likelihood of beating Azir as Illaoi, Illaoi players should take 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 chose for Illaoi vs Azir clashes, this order of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 53.8% win rate overall.

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