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

Master Yi vs Vladimir

How to Beat Vladimir as Master Yi in LoL Vladimir is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Vladimir as Master Yi

based on 1,634 Master Yi vs Vladimir matchups
Win Rate
50.7 %
K/D/A
1.96
Pick Rate
2.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter stats from the millions of ranked LoL rounds that we review each week. This guide on how to beat Vladimir as Master Yi came out of an examination of 1634 ranked games where both champions faced off against each other. This champion matchup is relatively rare. Master Yi is forced to battle against Vladimir in only 2.1% of his games.

Master Yi vs Vladimir Matchup Summary

Master Yi has done a ok job of countering Vladimir. Normally, he wins a acceptable 50.7% of games the champions face off with one another in. In Master Yi versus Vladimir rounds, Master Yi’s team is 0.1% more likely to get first blood. This implies that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Vladimir.

Best Master Yi vs Vladimir Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordBerserker's Greaves

Core Master Yi Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerBlade of The Ruined KingDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Guardian AngelWit's EndGuinsoo's RagebladeThe Collector

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
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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 Vladimir as Master Yi

Tips for Playing as Master Yi against Vladimir

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 Vladimir

Try to take Vladimir down before Hemoplague detonates, as it will heal him for each afflicted enemy Champion.

Making Vladimir use Sanguine Pool at the start of a fight will maximize the Health cost of the ability to him.

Items that counter Health stacking, such as Liandry's Torment and Blade of the Ruined King, are very effective against Vladimir.

Master Yi vs Vladimir Counter Stats

Master Yi Image
Win Rate
50.7 %
VS
Win Rate
49.3 %
Vladimir Image
9.1
< Kills >
7.1
7.2
< Deaths >
5.5
5
< Assists >
6
2.1
< Killing Sprees >
1.56
43
< Minions Killed >
169
1.59
< Dragons Killed >
0.09
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.43
11,918
< Physical Damage >
863
578
< Magic Damage >
19,138
7,081
< True Damage >
977
19,578
< Damage Dealt >
20,979
27,034
< Damage Taken >
26,962
12,647
< Gold Earned >
11,682
1.75
< Towers >
1.98
0.44
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
8,061
< Total Healing >
20,559
13,653
< Experience >
14,427
20
< Vision Score >
16
5
< Wards Placed >
8
196
< Time Dealing CC >
94

How to Counter Vladimir with Master Yi in LoL

The stats shown here underscore several influential Master Yi vs. Vladimir matchup statistics that can help you grasp the distinctions between this set of champs. As an example, Master Yi’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Vladimir’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Master Yi may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Vladimir..

Master Yi often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his foe does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Vladimir. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the champ with increased health has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Master Yi and Vladimir

Damage Types Compared

Master Yi
Vladimir
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Master Yi
Vladimir

Who is Better, Master Yi or Vladimir?

Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Master Yi usually fairs equally well when taking on Vladimir, with a 50.7% win rate. Thus, Master Yi makes an ok counter to Vladimir.

While Master Yi does have a higher winrate than Vladimir, when facing one another, Master Yi also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less difficult character to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Master Yi into Vladimir.

Moreover, Master Yi has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Vladimir. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Master Yi vs Vladimir matchups, Master Yi is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Master Yi is a decent counter to Vladimir. Make sure you focus your strategy on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Master Yi against Vladimir.

Additional Information for Master Yi Players

How We Calculated Our Master Yi vs Vladimir Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Vladimir as Master Yi, we analyzed 1,634 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 Vladimir 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 learn all of the intricacies of Master Yi in order to counter Vladimir during both the early game 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 listen to the build and suggestions displayed above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Master Yi on average gets a lot less CS compared to Vladimir. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Master Yi versus Vladimir build include Kraken Slayer, Blade of The Ruined King, and Death's Dance. When Master Yi used at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better vs. Vladimir than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Master Yi boasted an average win rate of 50.7% when countering Vladimir with this counter build.

To have the greatest probability of crushing Vladimir as Master Yi, Master Yi players should use the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Eyeball Collection, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune sets players chose for Master Yi vs Vladimir face-offs, this mixture of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 50.7% winrate overall.

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