How to Win Nami vs Ashe Counter Matchup Nami is in the s tier of champions

Nami vs Ashe

How to Beat Ashe as Nami in LoL Ashe is in the b tier of champions
Support Mage
Marksman Support

How to Beat Ashe as Nami

based on 4,249 Nami vs Ashe matchups
Win Rate
49.4 %
K/D/A
3.04
Pick Rate
5.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked LoL rounds each and every week. In our database, Nami faced Ashe 4249 times. Including so many games with Nami vs Ashe provides us confidence in our capability to provide useful statistics and a solid build to destroy your rival. This particular champion pairing is relatively uncommon. Nami is forced to battle against Ashe in only 5.1% of her matches.

Nami vs Ashe Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Nami does a below average job of countering Ashe. Typically, she wins a acceptable 49.4% of the time the champs fight one another in. In Nami versus Ashe rounds, Nami’s team is 0.1% less probable to gain first blood, indicating that she probably won't be able to get first blood versus Ashe.

Best Nami vs Ashe Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsRuby Crystal

Core Nami Items

~22 Mins
Imperial MandateMikael's BlessingShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Staff of Flowing WaterArdent CenserChemtech Putrifier

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Summon Aery Manaflow BandTranscendenceGathering Storm
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
CDRScaling Adaptive Armor
Nami's passive ability p
Nami q ability q
Nami w ability w
Nami e ability e
Nami's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
E
3
Q
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
E
9
W
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Ashe as Nami

Tips for Playing as Nami against Ashe

Using Ebb and Flow during an engagement with enemy champions will help sway the battle in your favor.

Aqua Prison has a long cooldown, make sure to use it at the right moment.

Nami's ultimate can come in very handy for initiating on enemies who are far away.

Advice to Win Against Ashe

Ashe has very few defensive options, and she's a good target to gank.

Be wary of moving around the map alone if Ashe has not recently cast her Enchanted Crystal Arrow.

Nami vs Ashe Counter Stats

Nami Image
Win Rate
49.4 %
VS
Win Rate
50.6 %
Ashe Image
2.1
< Kills >
5.1
5.7
< Deaths >
6.3
15.2
< Assists >
9.6
0.41
< Killing Sprees >
1.16
13
< Minions Killed >
136
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.18
0.57
< Inhibitors >
0.51
762
< Physical Damage >
12,994
6,663
< Magic Damage >
2,627
660
< True Damage >
772
8,086
< Damage Dealt >
16,394
14,571
< Damage Taken >
16,607
8,173
< Gold Earned >
10,773
2.29
< Towers >
2.22
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
9,795
< Total Healing >
1,633
10,683
< Experience >
12,040
50
< Vision Score >
27
24
< Wards Placed >
10
176
< Time Dealing CC >
572

How to Counter Ashe with Nami in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here feature some valuable Nami versus Ashe counter statistics that may help you realize the differences and similarities between these two champions. As an example, Nami’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Ashe’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Nami may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Ashe. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in assists.

Nami usually has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than her opponent does. Commonly, she takes a similar amount of damage to Ashe. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Nami and Ashe

Damage Types Compared

Nami
Ashe
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Nami
Ashe

Who is Better, Nami or Ashe?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Nami usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Ashe, with a 49.4% win rate. Therefore, Nami makes an ok counter for Ashe.

While Nami does have a lower win rate than Ashe, when on opposite teams, Nami also has a greater difficulty level that makes her a more complex character to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Nami into Ashe.

Furthermore, Nami has a lot of utility and CC, a similar amount to Ashe. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Nami vs Ashe matchups, Ashe is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Nami is a somewhat poor counter to Ashe. You will do well by focussing your tactics on maximizing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Nami against Ashe.

Additional Information for Nami Players

How We Calculated Our Nami vs Ashe Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ashe as Nami, we analyzed 4,249 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 Ashe as Nami 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 learn all of the intricacies of Nami in order to counter Ashe during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Nami usually racks up a lot less CS as Ashe. Champs who on average don't take many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed here to do well.

The top items to have in your Nami versus Ashe build include Imperial Mandate, Mikael's Blessing, and Shard of True Ice. When Nami incorporated at least these three items in her build, she performed much better vs. Ashe than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Nami boasted an average winrate of 49.4% when countering Ashe with this build.

To have the highest chance of vanquishing Ashe as Nami, Nami players should use the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Nami vs Ashe matchups, this combo of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 49.4% winrate overall.

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