How to Win Ivern vs Kalista Counter Matchup Ivern is in the a tier of champions

Ivern vs Kalista

How to Beat Kalista as Ivern in LoL Kalista is in the a tier of champions
Support Mage
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How to Beat Kalista as Ivern

based on 84 Ivern vs Kalista matchups
Win Rate
46.4 %
K/D/A
3.08
Pick Rate
0.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup stats from the millions of rated League rounds that we get from Riot Games each week. Our guide on how to beat Kalista as Ivern resulted from an analysis of 84 ranked rounds where both champions fought one another. This counter pairing is fairly rare. Ivern fights Kalista in only 0.7% of his rounds.

Ivern vs Kalista Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Ivern does a terrible job of countering Kalista. Typically, he wins a lowly 46.4% of matches the champions face each other in. In Ivern against Kalista matches, Ivern’s side is 0.2% less likely to obtain first blood. This implies that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Kalista.

Best Ivern vs Kalista Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Dark SealIonian Boots of Lucidity

Core Ivern Items

~22 Mins
Moonstone RenewerRedemptionArdent Censer

Optional Items

Chemtech Putrifier

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Summon Aery Manaflow BandTranscendenceGathering Storm
Resolve Second WindRevitalize
CDRScaling Adaptive Armor
Ivern's passive ability p
Ivern q ability q
Ivern w ability w
Ivern e ability e
Ivern's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
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E
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Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Kalista as Ivern

Tips for Playing as Ivern against Kalista

Try to help allies follow up a good Rootcaller hit with Triggerseed!

Use Brushmaker to set up future ambush spots!

Daisy can block skillshots and slow down enemies. Use her to peel for your teammates!

Advice to Win Against Kalista

Kalista's mobility is dependent upon attacking. This means it is low when she is outside of her attack range and that Attack Speed slows reduce the amount of distance she can cover in an engagement.

If you can break line of sight from Kalista, including through brush, her basic attacks will miss you, falling harmlessly to the ground.

Kalista cannot cancel her basic attack wind up. While she is very mobile, this offers a window to land spells on her if you anticipate when she will begin attacking.

Ivern vs Kalista Counter Stats

Ivern Image
Win Rate
46.4 %
VS
Win Rate
53.6 %
Kalista Image
2.5
< Kills >
7.8
4.8
< Deaths >
6.1
12.3
< Assists >
5.8
0.54
< Killing Sprees >
1.68
26
< Minions Killed >
168
0.9
< Dragons Killed >
0.35
0.52
< Inhibitors >
0.58
2,257
< Physical Damage >
15,410
4,498
< Magic Damage >
1,322
664
< True Damage >
542
7,420
< Damage Dealt >
17,275
13,909
< Damage Taken >
18,931
8,754
< Gold Earned >
12,449
1.94
< Towers >
2.93
0.18
< Baron Takedowns >
0.27
5,456
< Total Healing >
2,171
11,192
< Experience >
11,910
23
< Vision Score >
19
7
< Wards Placed >
8
218
< Time Dealing CC >
197

How to Counter Kalista with Ivern in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here emphasize some valuable Ivern versus Kalista matchup stats that may help you figure out the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Ivern’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Kalista’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Ivern may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Kalista. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Ivern normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his opponent does. On average, he takes less damage than Kalista. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Ivern and Kalista

Damage Types Compared

Ivern
Kalista
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ivern
Kalista

Who is Better, Ivern or Kalista?

Both League champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Ivern usually loses when trying to fight Kalista, with a 46.4% win rate. Therefore, Ivern makes a poor counter for Kalista.

While Ivern does have a lower win rate compared to Kalista, when on opposite teams, Ivern also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming champion to learn. You may get destroyed when picking Ivern into Kalistaas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Ivern also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Kalista. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Ivern vs Kalista matchups, Kalista is the better champion with a much lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Ivern is a trash counter to Kalista. Focus your play on maximizing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Ivern against Kalista.

Additional Information for Ivern Players

How We Calculated Our Ivern vs Kalista Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kalista as Ivern, we analyzed 84 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 Kalista as Ivern 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 truly master Ivern to counter Kalista during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats presented here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ivern typically picks up a lot less CS compared to Kalista. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values reported here to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Ivern versus Kalista build consist of Moonstone Renewer, Redemption, and Ardent Censer. When Ivern bought at least these three items in his build, he did much better countering Kalista than with most other common item sets. In fact, Ivern had an average win rate of 46.4% when playing against Kalista with this counter build.

To have the highest probability of crushing Kalista as Ivern, Ivern players should use the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Second Wind, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Ivern vs Kalista clashes, this combo of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 46.4% winrate overall.

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