Kalista vs Irelia Counter Build

How to Beat Irelia as Kalista

Summary

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked LoL matches each week. In our data, Kalista did battle with Irelia in 8,048 rounds. With so many games with Kalista versus Irelia gives us a lot of faith in our ability to provide informative stats and a supported build to crush your foe.

This particular counter pairing is somewhat rare. Kalista is forced to battle against Irelia in only 4.0% of her rounds. Kalista does a average job of beating Irelia. Typically, Kalista wins a acceptable 50.0% of the time the champions clash against each other in. In Kalista versus Irelia matches, Kalista’s team is 1.0% more likely to earn first blood, implying that she probably will be able to get first blood against Irelia.

Matchups Analyzed

8,048

Win Rate

50%

Team First Blood

51%

Best Kalista Items to Counter Irelia

The most important items to use in your Kalista versus Irelia build include Guardian Angel, Runaan's Hurricane, and Immortal Shieldbow. When Kalista bought at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better when facing Irelia than with most other commonly used builds.

Guardian Angel Item Runaan's Hurricane Item Immortal Shieldbow Item

Best Kalista Runes to Counter Irelia

To have the highest chance of beating Irelia as Kalista, you should take the Hail of Blades, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Triumph, and Legend: Alacrity runes. Of all the rune sets players used for Kalista vs Irelia counterpicks, this mixture of runes yielded the greatest win rate. We have also displayed the top Irelia runes to counterpick against Kalista to help you understand how she will likely be built against your champ.

Best Kalista Runes

Hail of Blades Rune Hail of Blades
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity

Best Irelia Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

Stats

The subsequent tables feature some valuable Kalista versus Irelia counter stats that may help you interpret the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Kalista’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is greater than Irelia’s KDA ratio of 1.9, showing that Kalista may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Irelia.

Battle Stats

Kills

Kalista Stats
7.6 7.5
Irelia Stats

Deaths

Kalista Stats
6.5 6.7
Irelia Stats

Assists

Kalista Stats
6.4 4.9
Irelia Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Kalista Stats
3.5 3.4
Irelia Stats

Damage Dealt

Kalista Stats
16803 17887
Irelia Stats

Damage Taken

Kalista Stats
19913 25855
Irelia Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Kalista Stats
5 5.1
Irelia Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Kalista Stats
0.8 0.8
Irelia Stats

Dragons Killed

Kalista Stats
1.9 1.8
Irelia Stats

Barons Killed

Kalista Stats
0.4 0.3
Irelia Stats

Gold Earned

Kalista Stats
11291 11589
Irelia Stats

Minions Killed

Kalista Stats
146 168
Irelia Stats

Kalista normally has a similar longest kill spree as her opponent does. Typically, Kalista receives less damage than Irelia. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Kalista commonly tallies fewer minion kills than Irelia. Champs who on average do not finish with very much CS usually do not need much CS to be effective. They are able to scale easily off their abilities alone. Yet, champions with tons of CS, such as carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, work to do better than the values displayed here to do well.

By default, Kalista vs Irelia tips, stats, and build recommendations are given for all ranked divisions. To scope the stats and builds to a specific division, you should use the selection menu located earlier in the guide.

How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 8048 Kalista vs Irelia 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 Irelia as Kalista 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.