Illaoi vs Xin Zhao Counter Build

How to Beat Xin Zhao as Illaoi


At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked League rounds every week. In our database, Illaoi faced Xin Zhao in 15,444 rounds. Including so many games with Illaoi versus Xin Zhao gives us a lot of confidence in our capability to produce useful data and a pro build to defeat your opponent.

This champion matchup is fairly common. Illaoi is forced to battle against Xin Zhao in 26.2% of her games. Illaoi has done a good job of beating Xin Zhao. Typically, Illaoi wins a whopping 53.0% of games the champions fight one another in. In Illaoi against Xin Zhao matches, Illaoi’s side is 7.0% less expected to earn first blood. This implies that she probably won't be able to get first blood against Xin Zhao.

Matchups Analyzed


Team First Blood


Win Rate


Best Illaoi Items to Counter Xin Zhao

The best items to focus on in your Illaoi versus Xin Zhao build include Sterak's Gage, Ravenous Hydra, and Divine Sunderer. When Illaoi used at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better when facing Xin Zhao than with most other typical builds.

Sterak's Gage Item Ravenous Hydra Item Divine Sunderer Item

Best Illaoi Runes to Counter Xin Zhao

To have the highest chance of crushing Xin Zhao as Illaoi, Illaoi players should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Ravenous Hunter, and Taste of Blood runes. Out of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Illaoi vs Xin Zhao battles, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. We have also included the top Xin Zhao runes to fend off Illaoi to help you realize how he will probably be built against your champion.

Best Illaoi Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood

Best Xin Zhao Runes

Hail of Blades Rune Hail of Blades
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Relentless Hunter Rune Relentless Hunter
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking


The subsequent tables underscore several significant Illaoi versus Xin Zhao matchup stats that may help you figure out the distinctions between this set of champs. Illaoi’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.7 is close to Xin Zhao’s KDA ratio of 2.0, showing that Illaoi may be just as central to her team's team fighting capability than Xin Zhao.

Battle Stats


Illaoi Stats
6.1 6.7
Xin Zhao Stats


Illaoi Stats
6.2 6.8
Xin Zhao Stats


Illaoi Stats
4.7 6.6
Xin Zhao Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Illaoi Stats
2.8 2.9
Xin Zhao Stats

Damage Dealt

Illaoi Stats
21936 16923
Xin Zhao Stats

Damage Taken

Illaoi Stats
29006 30978
Xin Zhao Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Illaoi Stats
5.6 4.9
Xin Zhao Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Illaoi Stats
1 0.8
Xin Zhao Stats

Dragons Killed

Illaoi Stats
2 1.9
Xin Zhao Stats

Barons Killed

Illaoi Stats
0.3 0.3
Xin Zhao Stats

Gold Earned

Illaoi Stats
10778 10454
Xin Zhao Stats

Minions Killed

Illaoi Stats
153 51
Xin Zhao Stats

Illaoi typically has a similar longest killing spree as her enemy does. Commonly, Illaoi receives a similar amount of damage to Xin Zhao. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

In Illaoi vs Xin Zhao matchups, Illaoi commonly tallies much more CS than Xin Zhao. Champs that don't acquire many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling fully off of their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as carries, usually need a lot of gold to be effective. In either case, try to best the averages displayed here to do well.

If you would like to see Illaoi vs Xin Zhao tips and builds for a a distinct skill level, feel free to select one from the selection menu above. At first, the stats and strategies shown are computed using every game finished with both champs.

How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 15444 Illaoi vs Xin Zhao 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 Xin Zhao 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.