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

Illaoi vs Janna

How to Beat Janna as Illaoi in LoL Janna is in the s tier of champions
Fighter Tank
Support Mage

How to Beat Janna as Illaoi

based on 1,155 Illaoi vs Janna matchups
Win Rate
51 %
K/D/A
1.38
Pick Rate
2.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches that we analyze each and every week. This guide on how to beat Janna as Illaoi resulted from an examination of 1155 ranked matches where both champs fought each other. This pairing is relatively rare. Illaoi encounters Janna in only 2.7% of her rounds.

Illaoi vs Janna Matchup Summary

Illaoi does a decent job of countering Janna. On average, she wins a acceptable 51.0% of matches the champions fight one another in. In Illaoi versus Janna matches, Illaoi’s side is 0.0% more expected to gain first blood. This indicates that she probably will get first blood against Janna.

Best Illaoi vs Janna 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
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
9
E
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
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Q
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Janna as Illaoi

Tips for Playing as Illaoi against Janna

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.

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

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

Vessel

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

Advice to Win Against Janna

Save an interrupt ability for when Janna uses her ultimate.

Listen for the charge up sound on Howling Gale in case Janna is trying to hit you with it from off screen or from brush.

Janna's at her strongest when buffing another ally. If you can harass her ally, it will weaken her ability to fight you.

Illaoi vs Janna Counter Stats

Illaoi Image
Win Rate
51 %
VS
Win Rate
49 %
Janna Image
4.9
< Kills >
1
6.3
< Deaths >
4.5
3.8
< Assists >
14.8
1.12
< Killing Sprees >
0.16
194
< Minions Killed >
18
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.71
< Inhibitors >
0.52
24,117
< Physical Damage >
851
646
< Magic Damage >
4,297
540
< True Damage >
482
25,305
< Damage Dealt >
5,632
32,317
< Damage Taken >
15,704
12,050
< Gold Earned >
7,717
3.11
< Towers >
2.04
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
7,122
< Total Healing >
9,512
15,114
< Experience >
10,776
17
< Vision Score >
50
8
< Wards Placed >
23
81
< Time Dealing CC >
293

How to Counter Janna with Illaoi in LoL

The stats shown on this page show several critical Illaoi vs. Janna counter stats that may help us understand the differences between these two champs. Illaoi’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Janna’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Illaoi may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Janna. This observation is largely a result of the difference in kills.

Illaoi typically has a much larger longest kill spree than her enemy does. On average, she takes more damage than Janna. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Illaoi and Janna

Damage Types Compared

Illaoi
Janna
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Illaoi
Janna

Who is Better, Illaoi or Janna?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Illaoi usually wins when facing off against Janna, with a 51.0% win rate. Therefore, Illaoi makes a good counter to Janna.

While Illaoi does have a higher win rate than Janna, when they face off with one another, Illaoi also has a lower level of difficulty that makes her a less difficult champion to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Illaoi into Janna.

Additionally, Illaoi has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Janna. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Illaoi is a decent counter to Janna. Make sure you focus your tactics on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Illaoi against Janna.

Additional Information for Illaoi Players

How We Calculated Our Illaoi vs Janna Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Janna as Illaoi, we analyzed 1,155 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 Janna 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 learn all of the intricacies of Illaoi in order to counter Janna 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 listen to the build and tips presented here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Illaoi typically accumulates much more CS as Janna. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Illaoi versus Janna build consist of Divine Sunderer, Hullbreaker, and Death's Dance. When Illaoi included at least these three items in her build, she performed much better versus Janna than with most other typical builds. In fact, Illaoi boasted an average winrate of 51.0% battling Janna with these items in her kit.

To have the highest probability of coming out on top against Janna 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 sets players picked for Illaoi vs Janna counterpicks, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 51.0% win rate overall.

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