How to Win Kassadin vs Tristana Counter Matchup Kassadin is in the a tier of champions

Kassadin vs Tristana

How to Beat Tristana as Kassadin in LoL Tristana is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Tristana as Kassadin

based on 1,327 Kassadin vs Tristana matchups
Win Rate
47 %
K/D/A
2.16
Pick Rate
4.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked LoL matches that we evaluate every week. Our guide on how to beat Tristana as Kassadin resulted from an examination of 1327 ranked rounds where both champs fought each other. This particular counter pairing is somewhat uncommon. Kassadin is forced to battle against Tristana in only 4.8% of his matches.

Kassadin vs Tristana Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Kassadin does a poor job of beating Tristana. On average, he wins a lowly 47.0% of matches the champs face one another in. In Kassadin against Tristana matches, Kassadin’s team is 0.2% less expected to gain first blood, implying that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Tristana.

Best Kassadin vs Tristana Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Dark SealHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Tear of the GoddessLost Chapter

Core Kassadin Items

~22 Mins
Crown of the Shattered QueenSeraph's EmbraceRabadon's Deathcap

Optional Items

Void StaffFrozen HeartZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Precision Presence of MindLegend: Tenacity
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Kassadin's passive ability p
Kassadin q ability q
Kassadin w ability w
Kassadin e ability e
Kassadin's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
E
5
E
6
R
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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 Tristana as Kassadin

Tips for Playing as Kassadin against Tristana

Try to get the Ancient Golem buff to counteract Riftwalk's increasing Mana cost.

Kassadin's ultimate has many uses and is on a shorter cooldown than most, use it often.

Kassadin has multiple item paths; he can go caster via Mana and Ability Power or anti-caster with Cooldown Reduction and Magic Resist.

Advice to Win Against Tristana

Stand away from your creeps in a lane to take less collateral damage from Explosive Charge.

If you see Tristana activate Rapid Fire in a fight, stun her and try to back off until the spell dissipates.

Kassadin vs Tristana Counter Stats

Kassadin Image
Win Rate
47 %
VS
Win Rate
53 %
Tristana Image
7.8
< Kills >
8.3
6.2
< Deaths >
6
5.6
< Assists >
5.8
1.67
< Killing Sprees >
1.88
145
< Minions Killed >
160
0.08
< Dragons Killed >
0.28
0.38
< Inhibitors >
0.64
1,418
< Physical Damage >
15,332
16,764
< Magic Damage >
2,051
677
< True Damage >
2,034
18,859
< Damage Dealt >
19,418
23,936
< Damage Taken >
18,434
11,216
< Gold Earned >
12,731
1.48
< Towers >
3.08
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
3,591
< Total Healing >
2,493
13,377
< Experience >
12,510
15
< Vision Score >
19
7
< Wards Placed >
8
179
< Time Dealing CC >
54

How to Counter Tristana with Kassadin in LoL

The stats provided here feature some significant Kassadin versus Tristana matchup stats that can help you realize the differences and similarities between these two champs. For instance, Kassadin’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Tristana’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Kassadin may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Tristana..

Kassadin often has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. Typically, he receives more damage than Tristana. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Kassadin and Tristana

Damage Types Compared

Kassadin
Tristana
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Kassadin
Tristana

Who is Better, Kassadin or Tristana?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Kassadin usually loses when facing off against Tristana, with a 47.0% win rate. Therefore, Kassadin makes a poor counter to Tristana.

While Kassadin does have a lower winrate than Tristana, when facing one another, Kassadin also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more complex character to pick up and master. You should be very concerned when picking Kassadin into Tristanaas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Kassadin has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Tristana. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Kassadin vs Tristana matchups, Tristana is the better champion with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Kassadin is a bad counter to Tristana. You will do well by focussing your play on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Kassadin against Tristana.

Additional Information for Kassadin Players

How We Calculated Our Kassadin vs Tristana Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Tristana as Kassadin, we analyzed 1,327 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 Tristana as Kassadin 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 learn all of the intricacies of Kassadin to counter Tristana during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Kassadin typically accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Tristana. Champs who typically don't earn much CS often don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Kassadin versus Tristana build consist of Crown of the Shattered Queen, Seraph's Embrace, and Rabadon's Deathcap. When Kassadin included at least these three items in his build, he performed much better against Tristana than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Kassadin boasted an average winrate of 47.0% battling Tristana with these items in his kit.

To have the best probability of annihilating Tristana as Kassadin, Kassadin players should use the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Legend: Tenacity runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the runes we have analyed for Kassadin vs Tristana clashes, this combo of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 47.0% win rate overall.

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