Kayle vs Azir Counter Build

How to Beat Azir as Kayle

Summary

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends games that we evaluate each and every week. This Kayle versus Azir counter guide resulted from an analysis of 8,896 ranked rounds where both champs faced each other.

This champ matchup is relatively common. Kayle encounters Azir in 15.4% of her matches. Kayle has done a great job of beating Azir. On average, Kayle wins a whopping 57.0% of games the champions face off with each other in. In Kayle against Azir matches, Kayle’s team is 2.0% less expected to earn first blood, indicating that she most likely won't be able to get first blood against Azir.

Matchups Analyzed

8,896

Team First Blood

48%

Win Rate

57%

Best Kayle Items to Counter Azir

The top items to prioritize in your Kayle versus Azir build include Rabadon's Deathcap, Guinsoo's Rageblade, and Riftmaker. When Kayle combined at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better when facing Azir than with most other commonly used builds.

Rabadon's Deathcap Item Guinsoo's Rageblade Item Riftmaker Item

Best Kayle Runes to Counter Azir

To have the highest probability of crushing Azir as Kayle, you should take the Press the Attack, Overheal, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Conditioning, and Overgrowth runes. Of all the runes players used for Kayle vs Azir battles, this mix of runes resulted in the best win rate. We have also included the best Azir runes to fend off Kayle in order to help you realize how he will probably be setup to try to beat your champ.

Best Kayle Runes

Press the Attack Rune Press the Attack
Overheal Rune Overheal
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Conditioning Rune Conditioning
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth

Best Azir Runes

Lethal Tempo Rune Lethal Tempo
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm

Stats

The following tables underscore several important Kayle vs. Azir counter statistics that may help us grasp the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Kayle’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.1 is greater than Azir’s ratio of 1.8, demonstrating that Kayle may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Azir.

Battle Stats

Kills

Kayle Stats
5.6 5
Azir Stats

Deaths

Kayle Stats
5.5 6.1
Azir Stats

Assists

Kayle Stats
6.2 6.2
Azir Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Kayle Stats
2.7 2.3
Azir Stats

Damage Dealt

Kayle Stats
16532 17521
Azir Stats

Damage Taken

Kayle Stats
20520 17736
Azir Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Kayle Stats
5.6 5.1
Azir Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Kayle Stats
1 0.9
Azir Stats

Dragons Killed

Kayle Stats
1.9 1.9
Azir Stats

Barons Killed

Kayle Stats
0.4 0.4
Azir Stats

Gold Earned

Kayle Stats
11116 10164
Azir Stats

Minions Killed

Kayle Stats
155 144
Azir Stats

Kayle normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her opponent does. On average, Kayle takes a similar amount of damage to Azir. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

In Kayle vs Azir matchups, Kayle usually totals a similar number of minion kills than Azir. Champs who on average don't amass a lot of minion kills usually do not require much CS to be effective. They are able to scale fully off their abilities alone. However, champions with tons of CS, such as ADCs, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, work to beat the averages displayed here to do well.

By default, Kayle vs Azir tips, stats, and build guide are shown for all skill levels combined. If you want to narrow the statistics and builds to a distinct rank, you can use the selection menu menu located earlier in the guide.

How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 8896 Kayle vs Azir 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 Azir as Kayle 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.