How to Win Neeko vs Ekko Counter Matchup Neeko is in the b tier of champions

Neeko vs Ekko

How to Beat Ekko as Neeko in LoL Ekko is in the s tier of champions
Mage Support
Assassin Fighter

How to Beat Ekko as Neeko

based on 1,373 Neeko vs Ekko matchups
Win Rate
48.6 %
K/D/A
2.2
Pick Rate
4.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of recently ranked LoL rounds each week. Within our dataset, Neeko faced off against Ekko in 1373 matches. Having so many matchups for Neeko versus Ekko provides us confidence in our ability to produce enlightening statistics and a solid build to obliterate Ekko. This particular champ pairing is relatively uncommon. Neeko has to counter Ekko in only 4.6% of her games.

Neeko vs Ekko Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Neeko does a poor job of beating Ekko. On average, she wins a acceptable 48.6% of matches the champs clash against one another in. In Neeko vs Ekko games, Neeko’s team is 0.1% more expected to obtain first blood, implying that she most likely will be able to get first blood against Ekko.

Best Neeko vs Ekko Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSapphire Crystal

Core Neeko Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltZhonya's HourglassShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapHorizon FocusShadowflameMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionIngenious Hunter
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Neeko's passive ability p
Neeko q ability q
Neeko w ability w
Neeko e ability e
Neeko's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Ekko as Neeko

Tips for Playing as Neeko against Ekko

You can set her passive to use hotkeys in the options menu. The default is Shift+F1~F5

Try to use Inherent Glamour sparingly, ineffective uses will put enemies on the alert.

Advice to Win Against Ekko

The second hit of Timewinder does more damage than the first; try to avoid it.

Ekko's stun zone takes 3 seconds to arm. Watch for the image he creates on cast and try to guess where the zone was placed.

Ekko is significantly weaker when his ultimate is down. Watch for the trail he leaves behind to determine if Chronobreak is available.

Neeko vs Ekko Counter Stats

Neeko Image
Win Rate
48.6 %
VS
Win Rate
51.4 %
Ekko Image
5.8
< Kills >
7.7
6.1
< Deaths >
6
7.6
< Assists >
6.6
1.34
< Killing Sprees >
1.73
121
< Minions Killed >
82
0.11
< Dragons Killed >
0.96
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.49
1,976
< Physical Damage >
2,109
14,918
< Magic Damage >
15,115
1,005
< True Damage >
1,061
17,899
< Damage Dealt >
18,286
18,656
< Damage Taken >
28,006
10,666
< Gold Earned >
12,089
2.02
< Towers >
1.85
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.2
1,837
< Total Healing >
9,163
13,061
< Experience >
13,773
29
< Vision Score >
20
13
< Wards Placed >
6
188
< Time Dealing CC >
366

How to Counter Ekko with Neeko in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here feature some vital Neeko against Ekko matchup stats that can help us grasp the distinctions between these two champions. For instance, Neeko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Ekko’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Neeko may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Ekko..

Neeko typically has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her matchup does. On average, she takes less damage than Ekko. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the champion with increased health has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Neeko and Ekko

Damage Types Compared

Neeko
Ekko
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Neeko
Ekko

Who is Better, Neeko or Ekko?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Neeko usually loses when taking on Ekko, with a 48.6% win rate. Therefore, Neeko makes a bad counter to Ekko.

While Neeko does have a lower win rate compared to Ekko, when on opposite teams, Neeko also has a lower learning curve that makes her a less difficult champion to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Neeko into Ekko.

Moreover, Neeko has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Ekko. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Neeko vs Ekko matchups, Ekko is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Neeko is a somewhat poor counter to Ekko. Make sure you focus your actions on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Neeko against Ekko.

Additional Information for Neeko Players

How We Calculated Our Neeko vs Ekko Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ekko as Neeko, we analyzed 1,373 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 Ekko as Neeko 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 truly master Neeko in order to counter Ekko during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Neeko typically picks up a similar amount of CS as Ekko. Champs who on average don't earn much CS often don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values reported on this page to do well.

The best items to use in your Neeko versus Ekko build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shard of True Ice. When Neeko incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better versus Ekko than with many other common builds. In fact, Neeko had an average win rate of 48.6% when playing against Ekko with these items in her kit.

To have the best chance of crushing Ekko as Neeko, you should take the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ingenious Hunter, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players picked for Neeko vs Ekko battles, this sequence of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 48.6% win rate overall.

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