Katarina vs Xin Zhao Counter Build

How to Win Katarina vs Xin Zhao Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Xin Zhao as Katarina in LoL

How to Beat Xin Zhao as Katarina

12,491 Katarina vs Xin Zhao Matchups Analyzed

We get our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked League rounds that we evaluate each and every week. This guide on how to beat Xin Zhao as Katarina resulted from an evaluation of 12491 ranked games where both champs engaged each other. This matchup is relatively uncommon. Katarina fights Xin Zhao in only 5.1% of her games.

Unfortunately, Katarina has done a poor job of beating Xin Zhao. On average, she wins a lowly 48.3% of the time the champs battle each other in. In Katarina against Xin Zhao matches, Katarina’s side is 0.1% less expected to obtain first blood, implying that she most likely won't get first blood versus Xin Zhao.

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Best Katarina Items to Counter Xin Zhao

The top items to prioritize in your Katarina versus Xin Zhao build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Katarina incorporated at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better vs. Xin Zhao than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Katarina had an average win rate of 67.0% battling Xin Zhao with this build.

Best Katarina Runes to Counter Xin Zhao

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Relentless Hunter Rune Relentless Hunter
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity

To have the highest probability of annihilating Xin Zhao as Katarina, Katarina players should take the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Triumph, and Legend: Tenacity runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players used for Katarina vs Xin Zhao counterpicks, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 54.7% win rate overall.

We have also shown the best Xin Zhao runes to fight Katarina to help you realize how he will probably be played versus you.


9.1 | Katarina Xin Zhao | 6.7


6.8 | Katarina Xin Zhao | 6.3


5.9 | Katarina Xin Zhao | 7.6

Katarina vs Xin Zhao Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons provided here underscore several influential Katarina against Xin Zhao matchup statistics that can help you interpret the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Katarina’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is nearly equal to Xin Zhao’s KDA ratio of 2.3, demonstrating that Katarina may be just as central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Xin Zhao..

Katarina often has a slightly larger longest killing spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, she takes less damage than Xin Zhao. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate that the champion with higher HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

Katarina commonly earns much more CS than Xin Zhao. Champs who on average do not earn much CS usually do not require much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. They are capable of scaling well off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to best the averages displayed here to do well.

If you need to get Katarina x Xin Zhao tips and counter builds for a an individual skill level, please choose one from the selection menu above. If viewing for the first time, the statistics and guides displayed are computed using every match completed with both champions.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.98 | Katarina Xin Zhao | 1.55

Largest Multi-Kill

1.94 | Katarina Xin Zhao | 1.49

Damage Dealt

20,328 | Katarina Xin Zhao | 16,978

Damage Taken

22,411 | Katarina Xin Zhao | 30,777

Healing Done

3,723 | Katarina Xin Zhao | 13,775

Vision Score

15 | Katarina Xin Zhao | 20

Gold Earned

11,231 | Katarina Xin Zhao | 10,941

Minions Killed

136 | Katarina Xin Zhao | 38

Dragons Killed

0.08 | Katarina Xin Zhao | 1.43

Barons Killed

0.02 | Katarina Xin Zhao | 0.28


1.46 | Katarina Xin Zhao | 1.77


0.37 | Katarina Xin Zhao | 0.48

CC Duration (sec)

26 | Katarina Xin Zhao | 414

Experience Earned

12,753 | Katarina Xin Zhao | 12,332

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 12,491 Katarina vs Xin Zhao 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 Xin Zhao 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.