Tentacles are an immense source of power. Don't fight without them.
Spirits inherit their target's current health. If making a
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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