How to Win Poppy vs Thresh Counter Matchup Poppy is in the a tier of champions

Poppy vs Thresh

How to Beat Thresh as Poppy in LoL Thresh is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Thresh as Poppy

based on 824 Poppy vs Thresh matchups
Win Rate
56.6 %
K/D/A
2.41
Pick Rate
3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked League games each week. Within our data, Poppy engaged Thresh in 824 games. Including so many games with Poppy vs Thresh gives us confidence in our capacity to provide enlightening statistics and a supported build to shatter Thresh. This particular champion matchup is relatively rare. Poppy encounters Thresh in only 3.0% of her matches.

Poppy vs Thresh Matchup Summary

Poppy does a great job of countering Thresh. Normally, she wins a terrific 56.6% of games the champions battle each other in. In Poppy vs Thresh games, Poppy’s team is 0.1% less likely to gain first blood, indicating that she most likely won't get first blood versus Thresh.

Best Poppy vs Thresh Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsRuby Crystal

Core Poppy Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererDead Man's PlateForce of Nature

Optional Items

Frozen HeartThornmailPauldrons of Whiterock

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Sorcery CelerityWaterwalking
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Poppy's passive ability p
Poppy q ability q
Poppy w ability w
Poppy e ability e
Poppy'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
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E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Thresh as Poppy

Tips for Playing as Poppy against Thresh

Iron Ambassador tends to land near walls, try to take advantage of this with Heroic Charge.

Keeper's Verdict can be released immediately to send the enemy straight up, take advantage of this in duels.

Advice to Win Against Thresh

Thresh's Death Sentence has a long cast time. Watch for the cast to begin to take evasive actions.

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.

Poppy vs Thresh Counter Stats

Poppy Image
Win Rate
56.6 %
VS
Win Rate
43.4 %
Thresh Image
4.9
< Kills >
2
5.6
< Deaths >
6.1
8.6
< Assists >
13.4
1.11
< Killing Sprees >
0.33
74
< Minions Killed >
38
0.83
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.46
12,372
< Physical Damage >
1,170
2,728
< Magic Damage >
5,744
1,052
< True Damage >
741
16,152
< Damage Dealt >
7,656
26,738
< Damage Taken >
20,622
10,448
< Gold Earned >
7,960
1.75
< Towers >
1.66
0.17
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
5,597
< Total Healing >
1,871
13,124
< Experience >
10,374
24
< Vision Score >
48
9
< Wards Placed >
23
617
< Time Dealing CC >
176

How to Counter Thresh with Poppy in LoL

The stats provided here underscore some important Poppy against Thresh matchup stats that can help us grasp the distinctions between the two. Poppy’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Thresh’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Poppy may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Thresh..

Poppy typically has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her counter does. Commonly, she receives more damage than Thresh. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Poppy and Thresh

Damage Types Compared

Poppy
Thresh
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Poppy
Thresh

Who is Better, Poppy or Thresh?

Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Poppy usually wins when trying to fight Thresh, with a 56.6% win rate. Therefore, Poppy makes a fantastic counter to Thresh.

While Poppy does have a much higher winrate compared to Thresh, when on opposite teams, Poppy also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less time consuming character to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Poppy into Thresh.

Furthermore, Poppy has a very large amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Thresh. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Poppy vs Thresh matchups, Poppy is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Poppy is a great counter for Thresh. You will do well by focussing your actions on maximizing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Poppy against Thresh.

Additional Information for Poppy Players

How We Calculated Our Poppy vs Thresh Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Thresh as Poppy, we analyzed 824 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 Thresh as Poppy 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

To truly master Poppy in order to counter Thresh during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Poppy on average accumulates more CS relative to Thresh. Champions who on average don't get much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Poppy versus Thresh build include Divine Sunderer, Dead Man's Plate, and Force of Nature. When Poppy bought at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better versus Thresh than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Poppy boasted an average winrate of 56.6% battling Thresh with these items in her kit.

To have the highest probability of crushing Thresh as Poppy, Poppy players should equip the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Celerity, and Waterwalking runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune sets players chose for Poppy vs Thresh matchups, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 56.6% winrate overall.

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