Rammus vs Irelia Counter Build

How to Beat Irelia as Rammus


We calculate our counter stats from the millions of recently rated League of Legends games that we review each week. This Rammus against Irelia counter guide resulted from an examination of 32,485 ranked games where both champs clashed against each other.

This counter matchup is somewhat common. Rammus is forced to battle against Irelia in 50.4% of his games. Rammus has done a great job of beating Irelia. Typically, Rammus wins a whopping 58.0% of games the champions face one another in. In Rammus versus Irelia games, Rammus’s side is 2.0% less expected to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably won't get first blood against Irelia.

Matchups Analyzed


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Win Rate


Best Rammus Items to Counter Irelia

The ideal items to have in your Rammus versus Irelia build include Thornmail, Randuin's Omen, and Dead Man's Plate. When Rammus used at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better vs Irelia than with most other typical builds.

Thornmail Item Randuin's Omen Item Dead Man's Plate Item

Best Rammus Runes to Counter Irelia

To have the best probability of annihilating Irelia as Rammus, Rammus players should use the Aftershock, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Triumph, and Legend: Tenacity runes. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Rammus vs Irelia clashes, this mix of runes resulted in the highest win rate. We have also displayed the best Irelia runes to counterpick against Rammus in order to help you understand how she will probably be built against your champ.

Best Rammus Runes

Aftershock Rune Aftershock
Demolish Rune Demolish
Conditioning Rune Conditioning
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity

Best Irelia Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter


The following tables clarify some valuable Rammus vs. Irelia counter stats that can help you grasp the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Rammus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.9 is better than Irelia’s ratio of 1.7, indicating that Rammus may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Irelia. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Battle Stats


Rammus Stats
5.2 7
Irelia Stats


Rammus Stats
5.6 7.2
Irelia Stats


Rammus Stats
11.2 5
Irelia Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Rammus Stats
2.4 3
Irelia Stats

Damage Dealt

Rammus Stats
14483 17477
Irelia Stats

Damage Taken

Rammus Stats
27590 26856
Irelia Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Rammus Stats
5.4 4.9
Irelia Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Rammus Stats
0.9 0.8
Irelia Stats

Dragons Killed

Rammus Stats
1.8 2
Irelia Stats

Barons Killed

Rammus Stats
0.4 0.4
Irelia Stats

Gold Earned

Rammus Stats
10069 11665
Irelia Stats

Minions Killed

Rammus Stats
31 173
Irelia Stats

Rammus usually has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his counter does. Commonly, Rammus takes a similar amount of damage to Irelia. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champion with increased health has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

In Rammus vs Irelia matchups, Rammus usually earns much less CS than Irelia. Champs who on average do not finish with a lot of minion kills normally do not have to have much CS to be effective. Instead, they are able to scale properly off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as carries, typically have to have a lot of gold to be effective. In either case, work to best the values displayed here to do well.

By default, Rammus vs Irelia tips, statistics, and build suggestions are shown for all ranked divisions. If you want to narrow the statistics and builds to a specific division, you should use the selection menu earlier in the guide.

How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 32485 Rammus vs Irelia 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 Irelia as Rammus 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.