Lucian vs Master Yi Counter Build

How to Beat Master Yi as Lucian


We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked LoL matches every week. Within our dataset, Lucian battled Master Yi in 90,342 games. Using so many games with Lucian versus Master Yi provides us a lot of confidence in our capability to provide informative statistics and a pro build to suppress your rival.

This particular champ pairing is fairly uncommon. Lucian fights Master Yi in only 7.4% of his matches. Unfortunitally, Lucian has done a poor job of beating Master Yi. On average, he wins a lowly 47.0% of games the champions oppose one another in. In Lucian versus Master Yi games, Lucian’s side is 1.0% more likely to get first blood, indicating that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Master Yi.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Lucian Items to Counter Master Yi

The ideal items to have in your Lucian versus Master Yi build include Essence Reaver, Galeforce, and The Collector. When Lucian bought at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better against Master Yi than with most other commonly used item sets.

Essence Reaver Item Galeforce Item The Collector Item

Best Lucian Runes to Counter Master Yi

To have the highest probability of beating Master Yi as Lucian, you should take the Press the Attack, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Cut Down, Taste of Blood, and Ravenous Hunter runes. Of all the runes players used for Lucian vs Master Yi face-offs, this combo of runes yielded the greatest win rate. We have also displayed the best Master Yi runes to fend off Lucian in order to help you recognize how he will probably be setup against you.

Best Lucian Runes

Press the Attack Rune Press the Attack
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Cut Down Rune Cut Down
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

Best Master Yi Runes

Hail of Blades Rune Hail of Blades
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter
Triumph Rune Triumph
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace


The following tables feature several important Lucian versus Master Yi matchup stats that can help us distinguish the distinctions between this pair of champions. For instance, Lucian’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is close to Master Yi’s KDA ratio of 1.9, highlighting that Lucian may be just as central to his team's team fighting potential than Master Yi.

Battle Stats


Lucian Stats
7.8 8.7
Master Yi Stats


Lucian Stats
6.2 7
Master Yi Stats


Lucian Stats
6 4.9
Master Yi Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Lucian Stats
3.5 3.7
Master Yi Stats

Damage Dealt

Lucian Stats
17782 17270
Master Yi Stats

Damage Taken

Lucian Stats
18521 27199
Master Yi Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Lucian Stats
5.1 5.3
Master Yi Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Lucian Stats
0.8 0.9
Master Yi Stats

Dragons Killed

Lucian Stats
1.8 2
Master Yi Stats

Barons Killed

Lucian Stats
0.4 0.4
Master Yi Stats

Gold Earned

Lucian Stats
11484 11636
Master Yi Stats

Minions Killed

Lucian Stats
152 45
Master Yi Stats

Lucian normally has a similar longest kill spree as his foe does. On average, Lucian receives less damage than Master Yi. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Lucian commonly earns many more minion kills than Master Yi. Champs who on average don't amass many minion kills usually do not need much CS to be useful. They are able to scale easily off their abilities alone. However, champs with large numbers of minion kills, such as carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to best the values displayed here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 90342 Lucian vs Master Yi 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 Master Yi as Lucian 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.