A lot of your agressive spells are also your escapes. Make sure you always have a plan to get out of the fight.
Pyke is very fragile so don't be afraid to temporarily run from a fight. You can regenerate a significant amount of health from Gift of the Drowned Ones when enemies can't see you.
The Tap version of Bone Skewer is much faster and deals additional damage.
Hitting an enemy with the Hold version of Bone Skewer will always pull them the same distance. Use it in melee range to throw targets behind you.
Ahri's survivability is dramatically reduced when her Ultimate, Spirit Rush, is down.
Stay behind minions to make Charm difficult to land, this will reduce Ahri's damage potential significantly.
The stats provided here show some vital Pyke vs. Ahri matchup statistics that may help you interpret the differences between this set of champions. For instance, Pyke’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Ahri’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Pyke may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Ahri..
Pyke often has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. Commonly, he takes a similar amount of damage to Ahri. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.
Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Pyke usually loses when trying to fight Ahri, with a 48.9% win rate. Therefore, Pyke makes a bad counter for Ahri.
While Pyke does have a lower winrate compared to Ahri, when they face off with one another, Pyke also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Pyke into Ahrias his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.
Furthermore, Pyke has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Ahri. This 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 for every situation in League of Legends, in Pyke vs Ahri matchups, Ahri is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.
Pyke is a somewhat poor counter for Ahri. Make sure you focus your strategy on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Pyke against Ahri.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Pyke to counter Ahri during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Pyke typically accumulates a lot less CS relative to Ahri. Champions who on average don't earn much CS usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown on this page to do well.
The ideal items to have in your Pyke versus Ahri build include Duskblade of Draktharr, Guardian Angel, and Pauldrons of Whiterock. When Pyke incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better against Ahri than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Pyke boasted an average winrate of 48.9% when countering Ahri with this build.
To have the best likelihood of defeating Ahri as Pyke, you should take the Hail of Blades, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Domination and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players chose for Pyke vs Ahri fights, this composite of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 48.9% winrate overall.
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