How to Win Lucian vs Xayah Counter Matchup Lucian is in the a tier of champions

Lucian vs Xayah

How to Beat Xayah as Lucian in LoL Xayah is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Xayah as Lucian

based on 2,783 Lucian vs Xayah matchups
Win Rate
50.4 %
K/D/A
2.22
Pick Rate
1.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League matches that we get from Riot Games each week. This guide on how to beat Xayah as Lucian came out of an evaluation of 2783 ranked rounds where both champions faced off against one another. This particular matchup is fairly rare. Lucian has to counter Xayah in only 1.7% of his rounds.

Lucian vs Xayah Matchup Summary

Lucian does a average job of countering Xayah. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.4% of the time the champs face each other in. In Lucian against Xayah games, Lucian’s team is 0.1% more expected to earn first blood, implying that he most likely will get first blood versus Xayah.

Best Lucian vs Xayah Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Cloak of AgilityNoonquiver

Core Lucian Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceEssence ReaverNavori Quickblades

Optional Items

Infinity EdgeThe CollectorRapid FirecannonLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Press the Attack Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Inspiration Magical FootwearBiscuit Delivery
Attack Speed Adaptive Force Armor
Lucian's passive ability p
Lucian q ability q
Lucian w ability w
Lucian e ability e
Lucian's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Xayah as Lucian

Tips for Playing as Lucian against Xayah

Once you have chosen an angle for The Culling, you cannot change it. Pick your moment well!

For optimal burst, try to combine Relentless Pursuit into Piercing Light.

Because of Lightslinger, Lucian benefits more from Attack Damage than he does from Attack Speed.

Ardent Blaze actually explodes in a star pattern. Try to line it up so the spokes hit enemy champions.

Advice to Win Against Xayah

Make sure you are ready when you go for the kill. Untargetability from Featherstorm can quickly turn an ambush in Xayah's favor.

Long fights in the same area with Xayah will allow her to drop a lot of Feathers. Try to stay on the move!

Xayah's Bladecaller will only root targets hit by 3 or more returning Feathers.

Lucian vs Xayah Counter Stats

Lucian Image
Win Rate
50.4 %
VS
Win Rate
49.6 %
Xayah Image
7.6
< Kills >
6.7
6.4
< Deaths >
6.2
6.6
< Assists >
6.9
1.79
< Killing Sprees >
1.54
170
< Minions Killed >
170
0.19
< Dragons Killed >
0.24
0.52
< Inhibitors >
0.53
17,133
< Physical Damage >
18,689
2,717
< Magic Damage >
630
1,187
< True Damage >
926
21,038
< Damage Dealt >
20,245
21,105
< Damage Taken >
20,390
12,260
< Gold Earned >
11,922
2.3
< Towers >
2.4
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.08
2,790
< Total Healing >
2,978
12,803
< Experience >
12,882
20
< Vision Score >
19
9
< Wards Placed >
8
29
< Time Dealing CC >
43

How to Counter Xayah with Lucian in LoL

The stats shown here underscore several influential Lucian vs. Xayah counter stats that can help you understand the distinctions between the two. As an example, Lucian’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Xayah’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Lucian may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Xayah..

Lucian normally has a similar longest kill spree as his counter does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Xayah. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champion with higher health has less agility and thus is unable to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Lucian and Xayah

Damage Types Compared

Lucian
Xayah
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Lucian
Xayah

Who is Better, Lucian or Xayah?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Lucian usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Xayah, with a 50.4% win rate. As a result, Lucian makes an ok counter to Xayah.

While Lucian does have a higher win rate than Xayah, when facing one another, Lucian also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more difficult champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Lucian into Xayah.

Additionally, Lucian has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Xayah. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Lucian vs Xayah matchups, Lucian is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Lucian is a decent counter for Xayah. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Lucian against Xayah.

Additional Information for Lucian Players

How We Calculated Our Lucian vs Xayah Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Xayah as Lucian, we analyzed 2,783 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 Xayah 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to truly master Lucian in order to counter Xayah during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips shown above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Lucian most often picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Xayah. Champions who typically don't earn much CS often don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown here to do well.

The ideal items to focus on in your Lucian versus Xayah build include Galeforce, Essence Reaver, and Navori Quickblades. When Lucian combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better when fighting Xayah than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Lucian had an average winrate of 50.4% when countering Xayah with this counter build.

To have the best likelihood of coming out on top against Xayah as Lucian, you should take the Press the Attack, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Biscuit Delivery, and Magical Footwear runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players used for Lucian vs Xayah counter picks, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 50.4% winrate overall.

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