Irelia vs Xin Zhao Counter Build

How to Beat Xin Zhao as Irelia


We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds each week. In our dataset, Irelia faced off against Xin Zhao in 10,851 games. Including so many matchups for Irelia versus Xin Zhao provides us confidence in our capacity to provide informative stats and a supported build to wreck your enemy.

This particular champion matchup is somewhat rare. Irelia has to counter Xin Zhao in only 1.8% of her matches. Unfortunitally, Irelia does a poor job of countering Xin Zhao. On average, she wins a lowly 47.0% of the time the champs oppose each other in. In Irelia versus Xin Zhao games, Irelia’s side is 4.0% less expected to earn first blood. This implies that she probably won't get first blood against Xin Zhao.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Irelia Items to Counter Xin Zhao

The best items to use in your Irelia versus Xin Zhao build include Guardian Angel, Sterak's Gage, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Irelia bought at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better vs. Xin Zhao than with most other commonly used builds.

Guardian Angel Item Sterak's Gage Item Blade of The Ruined King Item

Best Irelia Runes to Counter Xin Zhao

To have the highest probability of crushing Xin Zhao as Irelia, Irelia players should take the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Sudden Impact, and Ravenous Hunter runes. Out of all the runes we have analyed/that we analyzed for Irelia vs Xin Zhao face-offs, this order of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also included the best Xin Zhao runes to counterpick against Irelia in order to help you understand how he will probably be played to try to beat your champion.

Best Irelia Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

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
Triumph Rune Triumph
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace


The subsequent tables emphasize several vital Irelia vs. Xin Zhao counter statistics that may help you interpret the distinctions between the two. As an example, Irelia’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.8 is not as good as Xin Zhao’s ratio of 2.2, highlighting that Irelia may be less central to her team's team fighting capability than Xin Zhao.

Battle Stats


Irelia Stats
7.6 7
Xin Zhao Stats


Irelia Stats
7 6.4
Xin Zhao Stats


Irelia Stats
4.8 6.8
Xin Zhao Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Irelia Stats
3.3 3.1
Xin Zhao Stats

Damage Dealt

Irelia Stats
17775 16743
Xin Zhao Stats

Damage Taken

Irelia Stats
26170 29922
Xin Zhao Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Irelia Stats
4.9 5.3
Xin Zhao Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Irelia Stats
0.8 0.9
Xin Zhao Stats

Dragons Killed

Irelia Stats
1.8 1.9
Xin Zhao Stats

Barons Killed

Irelia Stats
0.3 0.4
Xin Zhao Stats

Gold Earned

Irelia Stats
11469 10575
Xin Zhao Stats

Minions Killed

Irelia Stats
162 52
Xin Zhao Stats

Irelia normally has a similar longest kill spree as her foe does. Typically, Irelia takes less damage than Xin Zhao. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the champ with higher HP has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Irelia usually totals many more minion kills than Xin Zhao. Champs that don't earn much CS usually don't have to have much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling easily off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with scores of minion kills, such as ADCs, typically require a lot of gold to be useful. In either situation, try to exceed the averages displayed here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 10851 Irelia 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 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.