Nami vs Illaoi Counter Build

How to Win Nami vs Illaoi Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Illaoi as Nami in LoL

How to Beat Illaoi as Nami

3,372 Nami vs Illaoi Matchups Analyzed

We get our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated League rounds that we analyze each and every week. This guide on how to beat Illaoi as Nami resulted from an analysis of 3372 ranked matches where both champs opposed one another. This champion pairing is relatively rare. Nami fights Illaoi in only 1.8% of her matches.

Nami has done a ok job of countering Illaoi. On average, she wins a acceptable 50.5% of the time the champions face off with each other in. In Nami against Illaoi games, Nami’s team is 0.1% more likely to obtain first blood. This implies that she most likely will be able to get first blood against Illaoi.

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Best Nami Items to Counter Illaoi

The best items to focus on in your Nami versus Illaoi build consist of Imperial Mandate, Ardent Censer, and Shard of True Ice. When Nami combined at least these three pieces in her build, she did much better against Illaoi than with most other common builds. In fact, Nami boasted an average win rate of 63.3% when countering Illaoi with this build.

Best Nami Runes to Counter Illaoi

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight

To have the highest probability of annihilating Illaoi as Nami, Nami players should take the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune sets players used for Nami vs Illaoi LoL games, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 57.0% winrate overall.

We have also included the top Illaoi runes to fight back against Nami in order to help you grasp how she will likely be setup versus your champ.


2 | Nami Illaoi | 5.3


5.1 | Nami Illaoi | 6.3


15.2 | Nami Illaoi | 4.3

Nami vs Illaoi Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here underscore several significant Nami vs. Illaoi matchup stats that can help us understand the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Nami’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 3.4 is better than Illaoi’s ratio of 1.5, showing that Nami may be more central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Illaoi. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Nami typically has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, she takes less damage than Illaoi. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

In Nami vs Illaoi matchups, Nami commonly tallies much less CS than Illaoi. Champs who on average don't acquire a lot of minion kills typically do not have to have much CS to be useful. Instead, they are capable of scaling fully off of their abilities alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to top the averages displayed here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

0.37 | Nami Illaoi | 1.2

Largest Multi-Kill

0.85 | Nami Illaoi | 1.39

Damage Dealt

9,020 | Nami Illaoi | 22,675

Damage Taken

14,192 | Nami Illaoi | 30,554

Healing Done

10,220 | Nami Illaoi | 8,933

Vision Score

45 | Nami Illaoi | 17

Gold Earned

7,945 | Nami Illaoi | 11,403

Minions Killed

14 | Nami Illaoi | 176

Dragons Killed

0.04 | Nami Illaoi | 0.09

Barons Killed

0.01 | Nami Illaoi | 0.03


2.11 | Nami Illaoi | 2.64


0.53 | Nami Illaoi | 0.59

CC Duration (sec)

187 | Nami Illaoi | 61

Experience Earned

10,714 | Nami Illaoi | 14,506

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 3,372 Nami vs Illaoi 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 Illaoi 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.