Offense is your defense. Keep fighting to build up larger Indestructible shields.
Use Realm of Death on a low health enemy to guarantee the kill and keep their stats for the rest of a teamfight.
Hitting multiple champions with the same ability can help quickly activate Darkness Rise.
Although Master Yi cannot be slowed while using Highlander, other disables can stop him in his tracks.
If Master Yi tries to farm with Alpha Strike, hit him a few times so he has to use mana with Meditate to heal.
Meditate is an effective method of healing damage over time, but Master Yi is susceptible to coordinated team ganks early in the game.
The stats shown here emphasize several important Mordekaiser vs. Master Yi matchup statistics that can help you explain the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. For instance, Mordekaiser’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Master Yi’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Mordekaiser may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Master Yi..
Mordekaiser typically has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his foe does. On average, he receives a similar amount of damage to Master Yi. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Mordekaiser usually loses when facing off against Master Yi, with a 48.6% win rate. Therefore, Mordekaiser makes a bad counter to Master Yi.
While Mordekaiser does have a lower winrate compared to Master Yi, when they face off with one another, Mordekaiser also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging champion to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Mordekaiser into Master Yi.
Furthermore, Mordekaiser also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Master Yi. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Mordekaiser vs Master Yi matchups, Master Yi is the better champion with a lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.
Mordekaiser is a somewhat poor counter for Master Yi. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Mordekaiser against Master Yi.
If you would like to truly master Mordekaiser to counter Master Yi during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Mordekaiser on average picks up much more CS relative to Master Yi. Champions who on average don't take much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They 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, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers shown on this page to do well.
The ideal items to use in your Mordekaiser versus Master Yi build consist of Riftmaker, Nashor's Tooth, and Rylai's Crystal Scepter. When Mordekaiser included at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better vs Master Yi than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Mordekaiser boasted an average win rate of 48.6% when countering Master Yi with these items in his kit.
To have the greatest likelihood of beating Master Yi as Mordekaiser, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Revitalize, and Bone Plating runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Mordekaiser vs Master Yi battles, this mixture of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 48.6% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Master Yi as Mordekaiser are given for all ranked divisions combined. If you want to narrow the statistics and builds to a particular division, you can use the selection menu earlier on the page.