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

Illaoi vs Wukong

How to Beat Wukong as Illaoi in LoL Wukong is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Wukong as Illaoi

based on 1,425 Illaoi vs Wukong matchups
Win Rate
49.3 %
K/D/A
1.37
Pick Rate
3.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated League games that we review each and every week. This guide on how to beat Wukong as Illaoi resulted from an evaluation of 1425 ranked rounds where both champions clashed against one another. This particular champion matchup is relatively rare. Illaoi encounters Wukong in only 3.8% of her rounds.

Illaoi vs Wukong Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Illaoi has done a below average job of countering Wukong. Typically, she wins a acceptable 49.3% of matches the champions oppose one another in. In Illaoi vs Wukong rounds, Illaoi’s team is 0.1% less likely to gain first blood, indicating that she most likely won't get first blood versus Wukong.

Best Illaoi vs Wukong Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
PickaxePhage

Core Illaoi Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererSterak's GageHullbreaker

Optional Items

Death's DanceSpirit VisageThornmail

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Resolve Grasp of the Undying DemolishBone PlatingUnflinching
Sorcery Manaflow BandTranscendence
AttackSpeed 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
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Wukong as Illaoi

Tips for Playing as Illaoi against Wukong

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 Wukong

Wukong becomes tougher to kill when surrounded by his enemies. Try to isolate him to gain an advantage.

Wukong will often use Decoy after Nimbus Strike. Try delaying your abilities by a short amount of time to ensure that you're hitting the real Wukong.

Illaoi vs Wukong Counter Stats

Illaoi Image
Win Rate
49.3 %
VS
Win Rate
50.7 %
Wukong Image
5.5
< Kills >
7.1
6.7
< Deaths >
5.5
3.7
< Assists >
6.9
1.25
< Killing Sprees >
1.59
194
< Minions Killed >
88
0.07
< Dragons Killed >
0.87
0.76
< Inhibitors >
0.45
21,542
< Physical Damage >
13,245
639
< Magic Damage >
2,599
583
< True Damage >
1,110
22,765
< Damage Dealt >
16,955
30,376
< Damage Taken >
27,540
12,365
< Gold Earned >
11,607
3.4
< Towers >
1.91
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.17
6,533
< Total Healing >
7,683
15,238
< Experience >
13,925
17
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
6
60
< Time Dealing CC >
112

How to Counter Wukong with Illaoi in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here feature some significant Illaoi vs. Wukong matchup statistics that may help you grasp the differences and similarities between this set of champions. For instance, Illaoi’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Wukong’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Illaoi may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Wukong..

Illaoi often has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than her enemy does. Commonly, she takes a similar amount of damage to Wukong. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the champion with higher HP has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Illaoi and Wukong

Damage Types Compared

Illaoi
Wukong
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Illaoi
Wukong

Who is Better, Illaoi or Wukong?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Illaoi usually fairs equally well when facing off against Wukong, with a 49.3% win rate. Thus, Illaoi makes an ok counter to Wukong.

While Illaoi does have a lower win rate than Wukong, when on opposite teams, Illaoi also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more time consuming character to learn. You should be careful when picking Illaoi into Wukong.

Furthermore, Illaoi has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Wukong. 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 Wukong matchups, Wukong is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Illaoi is a somewhat poor counter for Wukong. Focus your gameplay on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Illaoi against Wukong.

Additional Information for Illaoi Players

How We Calculated Our Illaoi vs Wukong Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Wukong as Illaoi, we analyzed 1,425 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 Wukong 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 Wukong during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions displayed above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Illaoi most often picks up more CS relative to Wukong. Champions who typically don't take much CS often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The most important items to have in your Illaoi versus Wukong build include Divine Sunderer, Sterak's Gage, and Hullbreaker. When Illaoi incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better versus Wukong than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Illaoi had an average win rate of 49.3% when countering Wukong with this build.

To have the best probability of coming out on top against Wukong as Illaoi, you should take the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Resolve and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune builds players picked for Illaoi vs Wukong LoL games, this combo of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 49.3% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Wukong as Illaoi are shown for all skill levels combined. To scope the stats and builds to a specific player tier, you may use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.