How to Win Master Yi vs Ryze Counter Matchup Master Yi is in the b tier of champions

Master Yi vs Ryze

How to Beat Ryze as Master Yi in LoL Ryze is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Ryze as Master Yi

based on 730 Master Yi vs Ryze matchups
Win Rate
55.6 %
K/D/A
2.04
Pick Rate
0.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter stats from the millions of rated League matches that we review each and every week. This guide on how to beat Ryze as Master Yi resulted from an analysis of 730 ranked rounds where both champions engaged each other. This counter matchup is fairly rare. Master Yi encounters Ryze in only 0.8% of his rounds.

Master Yi vs Ryze Matchup Summary

Master Yi does a great job of countering Ryze. On average, he wins a whopping 55.6% of games the champions face off with each other in. In Master Yi vs Ryze rounds, Master Yi’s team is 0.1% more likely to obtain first blood, implying that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Ryze.

Best Master Yi vs Ryze Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordDagger

Core Master Yi Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerGuinsoo's RagebladeDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Blade of The Ruined KingWit's End

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Domination Eyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Master Yi's passive ability p
Master Yi q ability q
Master Yi w ability w
Master Yi e ability e
Master Yi's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Ryze as Master Yi

Tips for Playing as Master Yi against Ryze

Wuju Style is very strong early for last hitting minions.

If you're in a lane against ranged players, leveling up Meditate can allow you to stay in the lane longer and gain levels faster than they will.

Try using Alpha Strike on a minion in front of an enemy champion so you are placed at a safe distance at the end of the spell.

Advice to Win Against Ryze

Crowd controlling Ryze during Realm Warp's windup will cancel the portal.

Ryze is especially dangerous to opponents that are marked with Flux.

Use Realm Warp's windup time to figure out how to deal with what may be coming out of the portal.

Master Yi vs Ryze Counter Stats

Master Yi Image
Win Rate
55.6 %
VS
Win Rate
44.4 %
Ryze Image
8.7
< Kills >
5
6.9
< Deaths >
5.8
5.4
< Assists >
6.8
2.05
< Killing Sprees >
1.13
43
< Minions Killed >
167
1.62
< Dragons Killed >
0.14
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.41
12,400
< Physical Damage >
958
504
< Magic Damage >
16,847
7,348
< True Damage >
438
20,253
< Damage Dealt >
18,245
28,090
< Damage Taken >
24,212
12,597
< Gold Earned >
11,149
1.7
< Towers >
1.92
0.39
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
7,844
< Total Healing >
2,541
13,743
< Experience >
14,154
20
< Vision Score >
18
6
< Wards Placed >
9
200
< Time Dealing CC >
146

How to Counter Ryze with Master Yi in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here show several important Master Yi against Ryze matchup stats that may help us realize the differences between the pair. Master Yi’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Ryze’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Master Yi may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Ryze. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.

Master Yi usually has a much larger longest kill spree than his opponent does. On average, he receives more damage than Ryze. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Master Yi and Ryze

Damage Types Compared

Master Yi
Ryze
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Master Yi
Ryze

Who is Better, Master Yi or Ryze?

Both LoL champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Master Yi usually wins when taking on Ryze, with a 55.6% win rate. Therefore, Master Yi makes a fantastic counter to Ryze.

While Master Yi does have a much higher win rate than Ryze, when facing one another, Master Yi also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less time consuming champ to learn. You don't need to be too worried when picking Master Yi into Ryze.

Moreover, Master Yi also has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Ryze. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Master Yi vs Ryze matchups, Master Yi is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Master Yi is a great counter to Ryze. Make sure you focus your actions on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Master Yi against Ryze.

Additional Information for Master Yi Players

How We Calculated Our Master Yi vs Ryze Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ryze as Master Yi, we analyzed 730 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 Ryze as Master Yi 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

To truly master Master Yi in order to counter Ryze during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Master Yi most often gets a lot less CS relative to Ryze. Champs who on average don't earn much CS typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Master Yi versus Ryze build include Kraken Slayer, Guinsoo's Rageblade, and Death's Dance. When Master Yi incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better vs. Ryze than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Master Yi had an average winrate of 55.6% when playing against Ryze with this counter build.

To have the highest chance of crushing Ryze as Master Yi, Master Yi players should equip the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Eyeball Collection, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the runes players picked for Master Yi vs Ryze LoL games, this set of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 55.6% win rate overall.

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