Irelia vs Katarina Counter Build
How to Beat Katarina as Irelia
We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of rated League of Legends matches that we review each and every week. This Irelia vs Katarina matchup review resulted from an examination of 32,011 ranked games where both champions engaged each other.
This particular counter pairing is fairly uncommon. Irelia has to counter Katarina in only 5.3% of her games. Unfortunitally, Irelia does a below average job of countering Katarina. Normally, Irelia wins a lowly 48.0% of games the champs clash against one another in. In Irelia versus Katarina matches, Irelia’s team is 1.0% more likely to obtain first blood. This implies that she probably will be able to get first blood versus Katarina.
Team First Blood
Best Irelia Items to Counter Katarina
The most important items to focus on in your Irelia versus Katarina build include Guardian Angel, Trinity Force, and Wit's End. When Irelia incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better when facing Katarina than with most other common builds.
Best Irelia Runes to Counter Katarina
To have the best probability of crushing Katarina as Irelia, you should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Sudden Impact, and Ravenous Hunter runes. Out of all the rune sets players used for Irelia vs Katarina matchups, this combination of runes yielded the greatest win rate. We have also displayed the top Katarina runes to counterpick against Irelia to help you grasp how she will probably be played to try to beat your champion.
Best Irelia Runes
Best Katarina Runes
The following tables underscore some vital Irelia against Katarina counter statistics that may help you realize the distinctions between these two champs. As an example, Irelia’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.8 is less than Katarina’s ratio of 2.2, demonstrating that Irelia may be less central to her team's team fighting capacity than Katarina.
Irelia normally has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than her counter does. On average, Irelia receives more damage than Katarina. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.
In Irelia vs Katarina matchups, Irelia usually earns much more CS than Katarina. Champions who on average do not earn many minion kills normally don't need much CS to be effective. They are able to scale well off of their skills and stats alone. However, champions with tons of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of gold to be effective. In either case, work to do better than the averages displayed here to do well.
If you would like to get Irelia vs Katarina tips and counter stats for a a distinct rank, please choose one from the selection menu menu above. By default, the statistics and guides displayed are computed using all games run with these champs.
How We Analyze Our Matchups
For this counter guide, we analyzed 32011 Irelia vs Katarina 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 Katarina as Irelia 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.