How to Win Kai'Sa vs Shyvana Counter Matchup Kai'Sa is in the b tier of champions

Kai'Sa vs Shyvana

How to Beat Shyvana as Kai'Sa in LoL Shyvana is in the b tier of champions
Marksman
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Shyvana as Kai'Sa

based on 4,207 Kai'Sa vs Shyvana matchups
Win Rate
46.8 %
K/D/A
2.43
Pick Rate
3.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked League games every week. In our data, Kai'Sa did battle with Shyvana 4207 times. Having so many matchups for Kai'Sa vs Shyvana provides us faith in our ability to provide useful data and a recommended build to suppress Shyvana. This particular champ matchup is fairly rare. Kai'Sa fights Shyvana in only 3.3% of her rounds.

Kai'Sa vs Shyvana Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Kai'Sa has done a terrible job of countering Shyvana. Typically, she wins a lowly 46.8% of matches the champs fight each other in. In Kai'Sa versus Shyvana rounds, Kai'Sa’s team is 0.2% more likely to obtain first blood. This indicates that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Shyvana.

Best Kai'Sa vs Shyvana Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
PickaxeNoonquiver

Core Kai'Sa Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerGuardian AngelThe Collector

Optional Items

BloodthirsterInfinity EdgeRunaan's HurricanePhantom Dancer

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Kai'Sa to level up q
>
Second ability for Kai'Sa to level up e
>
Last skill for Kai'Sa to max out w

Runes

Domination Hail of Blades Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Precision Presence of MindLegend: Bloodline
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Kai'Sa's passive ability p
Kai'Sa q ability q
Kai'Sa w ability w
Kai'Sa e ability e
Kai'Sa'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 Shyvana as Kai'Sa

Tips for Playing as Kai'Sa against Shyvana

Make sure to buy items that will evolve at least 1 or 2 of your spells.

Try to catch enemy carries alone to burst them with Icathian Rain.

Work with your teammates to set up your Ultimate and optimize damage with your passive.

Advice to Win Against Shyvana

All of Shyvana's basic abilities hit multiple enemies in dragon form. It's important for opposing champions to not cluster while fighting her.

A significant portion of Shyvana's power is generated through aggression, making her weak against opponents who are able to keep their distance.

Shyvana's Fury Bar indicate her ultimate can be activated. Harassing her when she's low on Fury can be very effective.

Kai'Sa vs Shyvana Counter Stats

Kai'Sa Image
Win Rate
46.8 %
VS
Win Rate
53.2 %
Shyvana Image
8
< Kills >
6.1
5.8
< Deaths >
5.1
6.1
< Assists >
7.8
1.8
< Killing Sprees >
1.39
179
< Minions Killed >
62
0.26
< Dragons Killed >
1.8
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.54
13,744
< Physical Damage >
3,751
5,501
< Magic Damage >
15,367
2,072
< True Damage >
1,418
21,318
< Damage Dealt >
20,537
19,745
< Damage Taken >
34,617
12,932
< Gold Earned >
12,102
2.23
< Towers >
1.9
0.1
< Baron Takedowns >
0.32
2,659
< Total Healing >
8,268
12,875
< Experience >
14,203
18
< Vision Score >
22
9
< Wards Placed >
5
31
< Time Dealing CC >
553

How to Counter Shyvana with Kai'Sa in LoL

The stats provided here feature several valuable Kai'Sa versus Shyvana matchup stats that may help us appreciate the differences between the pair. Kai'Sa’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Shyvana’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Kai'Sa may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Shyvana..

Kai'Sa typically has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her opponent does. Commonly, she receives less damage than Shyvana. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the champ with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Kai'Sa and Shyvana

Damage Types Compared

Kai'Sa
Shyvana
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Kai'Sa
Shyvana

Who is Better, Kai'Sa or Shyvana?

Both League champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Kai'Sa usually loses when playing against Shyvana, with a 46.8% win rate. Therefore, Kai'Sa makes a bad counter for Shyvana.

While Kai'Sa does have a lower winrate compared to Shyvana, when facing one another, Kai'Sa also has a greater difficulty level that makes her a more complex champ to develop with. You may get destroyed when picking Kai'Sa into Shyvana.

Moreover, Kai'Sa also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Shyvana. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Kai'Sa vs Shyvana matchups, Shyvana is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Kai'Sa is a garbage counter for Shyvana. Make sure you focus your tactics on keeping up your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Kai'Sa against Shyvana.

Additional Information for Kai'Sa Players

How We Calculated Our Kai'Sa vs Shyvana Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Shyvana as Kai'Sa, we analyzed 4,207 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 Shyvana as Kai'Sa 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Kai'Sa to counter Shyvana during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Kai'Sa usually picks up more CS compared to Shyvana. Champs who on average don't acquire many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Kai'Sa versus Shyvana build include Kraken Slayer, Guardian Angel, and The Collector. When Kai'Sa included at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better when facing Shyvana than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Kai'Sa boasted an average winrate of 46.8% battling Shyvana with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest probability of defeating Shyvana as Kai'Sa, Kai'Sa players should take the Hail of Blades, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Legend: Bloodline runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players chose for Kai'Sa vs Shyvana matchups, this order of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 46.8% win rate overall.

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