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.
Intentionally breaking a wall of The Box can allow a vulnerable ally to escape unscathed.
Thresh relies on collecting souls for a portion of his defense and damage. Try punishing him when he moves to collect them.
Thresh's Death Sentence has a long cast time. Watch for the cast to begin to take evasive actions.
The stats shown on this page feature several valuable Mordekaiser against Thresh matchup stats that may help you appreciate the differences and similarities between this pair of champions. As an example, Mordekaiser’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Thresh’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Mordekaiser may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Thresh. This observation is largely caused by the difference in kills.
Mordekaiser normally has a much larger longest killing spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Thresh. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate 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. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Mordekaiser usually wins when taking on Thresh, with a 56.2% win rate. Therefore, Mordekaiser makes a fantastic counter for Thresh.
While Mordekaiser does have a much higher winrate compared to Thresh, when facing one another, Mordekaiser also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less difficult champion to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Mordekaiser into Thresh.
Moreover, Mordekaiser has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Thresh. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Mordekaiser vs Thresh matchups, Mordekaiser is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.
Mordekaiser is a great counter for Thresh. You will do well by focussing your tactics on increasing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Mordekaiser against Thresh.
If you would like to truly master Mordekaiser in order to counter Thresh during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Mordekaiser most often racks up much more CS compared to Thresh. Champs 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 abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.
The most crucial items to use in your Mordekaiser versus Thresh build consist of Riftmaker, Spirit Visage, and Rylai's Crystal Scepter. When Mordekaiser combined at least these three items in his build, he performed much better vs. Thresh than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Mordekaiser had an average win rate of 56.2% when countering Thresh with these items in his kit.
To have the best likelihood of beating Thresh as Mordekaiser, Mordekaiser players should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Mordekaiser vs Thresh counterpicks, this combo of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 56.2% win rate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Thresh as Mordekaiser are given for every ranked division. If you want to filter the statistics and builds to a distinct player tier, you may use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.