How to Win Poppy vs Vex Counter Matchup Poppy is in the b tier of champions

Poppy vs Vex

How to Beat Vex as Poppy in LoL Vex is in the b tier of champions
Tank Fighter
Mage

How to Beat Vex as Poppy

based on 1,177 Poppy vs Vex matchups
Win Rate
47.9 %
K/D/A
2.29
Pick Rate
2.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches every week. In our database, Poppy faced Vex 1177 times. Using so many matchups for Poppy versus Vex gives us a lot of confidence in our capability to produce actionable stats and a supported build to destroy your rival. This particular champ pairing is somewhat rare. Poppy is forced to battle against Vex in only 2.9% of her rounds.

Poppy vs Vex Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Poppy does a dismal job of countering Vex. On average, she wins a lowly 47.9% of matches the champs oppose each other in. In Poppy versus Vex rounds, Poppy’s side is 0.1% more expected to get first blood, indicating that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Vex.

Best Poppy vs Vex Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Mosstomper SeedlingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSheen

Core Poppy Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererDead Man's PlateForce of Nature

Optional Items

Pauldrons of WhiterockThornmailSunfire Aegis

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot 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 Force Adaptive Force Armor
Poppy's passive ability p
Poppy q ability q
Poppy w ability w
Poppy e ability e
Poppy's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
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Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Vex as Poppy

Tips for Playing as Poppy against Vex

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.

Poppy vs Vex Counter Stats

Poppy Image
Win Rate
47.9 %
VS
Win Rate
52.1 %
Vex Image
5.3
< Kills >
7.2
5.9
< Deaths >
6.2
8.2
< Assists >
7.8
1.18
< Killing Sprees >
1.63
61
< Minions Killed >
145
0.85
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.39
< Inhibitors >
0.42
12,574
< Physical Damage >
1,516
2,345
< Magic Damage >
21,814
1,135
< True Damage >
1,047
16,055
< Damage Dealt >
24,378
29,394
< Damage Taken >
19,823
10,399
< Gold Earned >
11,087
1.47
< Towers >
1.77
0.18
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
3,124
< Total Healing >
1,956
13,013
< Experience >
13,890
24
< Vision Score >
20
9
< Wards Placed >
9
830
< Time Dealing CC >
541

How to Counter Vex with Poppy in LoL

The stats provided here clarify some critical Poppy versus Vex matchup stats that may help you distinguish the differences between the two. For instance, Poppy’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Vex’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Poppy may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Vex..

Poppy often has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than her foe does. Commonly, she receives more damage than Vex. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Poppy and Vex

Damage Types Compared

Poppy
Vex
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Poppy
Vex

Who is Better, Poppy or Vex?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Poppy usually loses when facing off against Vex, with a 47.9% win rate. Thus, Poppy makes a bad counter to Vex.

While Poppy does have a lower win rate than Vex, when they face off with one another, Poppy also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes her a more complex champion to pick up and master. You may get destroyed when picking Poppy into Vex.

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

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Poppy vs Vex matchups, Vex is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Poppy is a trash counter to Vex. Focus your tactics on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Poppy against Vex.

Additional Information for Poppy Players

How We Calculated Our Poppy vs Vex Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Vex as Poppy, we analyzed 1,177 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 Vex 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

If you would like to truly master Poppy in order to counter Vex 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 should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Poppy most often accumulates less CS as Vex. Champs who on average don't take much CS typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They 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, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to use in your Poppy versus Vex build include Divine Sunderer, Dead Man's Plate, and Force of Nature. When Poppy included at least these three pieces in her build, she did much better vs Vex than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Poppy boasted an average winrate of 47.9% battling Vex with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of coming out on top against Vex as Poppy, Poppy players should use the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Celerity, and Waterwalking runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players used for Poppy vs Vex LoL games, this combo of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 47.9% winrate overall.

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