Kalista vs Leona Counter Build

How to Win Kalista vs Leona Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Leona as Kalista in LoL

How to Beat Leona as Kalista

2,758 Kalista vs Leona Matchups Analyzed

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of rated League of Legends matches that we review each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Leona as Kalista resulted from an evaluation of 2758 ranked games where both champions engaged each other. This particular champ pairing is fairly uncommon. Kalista has to counter Leona in only 5.0% of her matches.

Unfortunately, Kalista does a terrible job of beating Leona. On average, she wins a lowly 45.9% of games the champions oppose one another in. In Kalista against Leona games, Kalista’s team is 0.0% more expected to gain first blood. This implies that she most likely will get first blood against Leona.

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Best Kalista Items to Counter Leona

The ideal items to focus on in your Kalista versus Leona build include Immortal Shieldbow, Bloodthirster, and Runaan's Hurricane. When Kalista used at least these three items in her build, she performed much better versus Leona than with many other typical builds. In fact, Kalista boasted an average win rate of 65.3% when countering Leona with these items in her kit.

Best Kalista Runes to Counter Leona

Hail of Blades Rune Hail of Blades
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight

To have the best likelihood of defeating Leona as Kalista, you should take the Hail of Blades, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune sets players picked for Kalista vs Leona face-offs, this set of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 52.8% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the top Leona runes to fight back against Kalista to help you recognize how she will probably be setup to try to beat your champ.


7.2 | Kalista Leona | 2.1


6.5 | Kalista Leona | 5.9


6.8 | Kalista Leona | 13.2

Kalista vs Leona Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here clarify some vital Kalista versus Leona matchup stats that may help us explain the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Kalista’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is worse than Leona’s ratio of 2.6, indicating that Kalista may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Leona. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Kalista normally has a much larger longest killing spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, she takes a similar amount of damage to Leona. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Kalista usually gets much more CS than Leona. Champions who on average do not amass much CS usually do not require much CS to be effective. They are able to scale properly off their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with plenty of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually must have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, work to beat the values displayed here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.63 | Kalista Leona | 0.39

Largest Multi-Kill

1.61 | Kalista Leona | 0.9

Damage Dealt

16,252 | Kalista Leona | 6,873

Damage Taken

18,668 | Kalista Leona | 17,758

Healing Done

3,869 | Kalista Leona | 1,579

Vision Score

19 | Kalista Leona | 44

Gold Earned

11,458 | Kalista Leona | 7,572

Minions Killed

157 | Kalista Leona | 34

Dragons Killed

0.32 | Kalista Leona | 0.05

Barons Killed

0.14 | Kalista Leona | 0.01


2.29 | Kalista Leona | 1.57


0.47 | Kalista Leona | 0.43

CC Duration (sec)

146 | Kalista Leona | 87

Experience Earned

11,430 | Kalista Leona | 9,725

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 2,758 Kalista vs Leona 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 Leona 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.