Katarina vs Irelia Counter Build

How to Win Katarina vs Irelia Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Irelia as Katarina in LoL

How to Beat Irelia as Katarina

15,520 Katarina vs Irelia Matchups Analyzed

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked LoL matches that we evaluate each week. This guide on how to beat Irelia as Katarina came out of an examination of 15520 ranked matches where both champions battled each other. This pairing is fairly uncommon. Katarina is forced to battle against Irelia in only 6.3% of her games.

Unfortunately, Katarina has done a dismal job of countering Irelia. Normally, she wins a acceptable 49.1% of matches the champs face one another in. In Katarina against Irelia games, Katarina’s team is 0.1% less probable to gain first blood, indicating that she most likely won't get first blood versus Irelia.

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Katarina Items to Counter Irelia

The most important items to use in your Katarina versus Irelia build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Lich Bane, and Nashor's Tooth. When Katarina combined at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better when facing Irelia than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Katarina boasted an average winrate of 64.8% when playing against Irelia with this counter build.

Best Katarina Runes to Counter Irelia

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

To have the highest likelihood of crushing Irelia as Katarina, Katarina players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Ravenous Hunter, and Sudden Impact runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the runes players chose for Katarina vs Irelia matchups, this sequence of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 54.7% win rate overall.

We have also shown the top Irelia runes to fight Katarina to help you recognize how she will likely be kitted out to try to beat you.


9.3 | Katarina Irelia | 8


6.8 | Katarina Irelia | 6.9


6.1 | Katarina Irelia | 4.9

Katarina vs Irelia Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown here underscore some strategic Katarina against Irelia matchup stats that may help us explain the differences and similarities between this pair of champions. For instance, Katarina’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is better than Irelia’s KDA ratio of 1.9, demonstrating that Katarina may be more central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Irelia..

Katarina often has a similar longest killing spree as her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, she receives less damage than Irelia. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Katarina typically tallies much less CS than Irelia. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills usually do not require much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. They are capable of scaling easily off their abilities alone. Although, champs with a lot of CS, such as carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to beat the averages shown here to do well.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Irelia as Katarina are displayed for all skill levels, merged. If you would like to,To,If you want to narrow the statistics and builds to a specific rank, you should use the selection menu above.

Num. Killing Sprees

2.06 | Katarina Irelia | 1.79

Largest Multi-Kill

1.95 | Katarina Irelia | 1.72

Damage Dealt

20,619 | Katarina Irelia | 19,984

Damage Taken

22,296 | Katarina Irelia | 26,280

Healing Done

3,707 | Katarina Irelia | 5,248

Vision Score

16 | Katarina Irelia | 17

Gold Earned

11,402 | Katarina Irelia | 12,418

Minions Killed

137 | Katarina Irelia | 185

Dragons Killed

0.08 | Katarina Irelia | 0.13

Barons Killed

0.02 | Katarina Irelia | 0.04


1.51 | Katarina Irelia | 2.28


0.37 | Katarina Irelia | 0.49

CC Duration (sec)

25 | Katarina Irelia | 77

Experience Earned

12,899 | Katarina Irelia | 13,771

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 15,520 Katarina 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 Katarina 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.