Use Overload's passive to optimize for maximum damage or maximum speed.
Ryze can move and cast other spells while Realm Warp is charging without cancelling the portal.
Spell Flux's short cooldown allows it to be used to spread Flux to many enemies.
Rappel has a long cooldown. Elise is vulnerable after she has used it.
Elise's Spider Form is more dangerous when you are at low health, and her Human Form more potent when you are at high health.
Rappel will only move Elise straight up and down unless she can descend upon an enemy unit.
The stat comparisons shown on this page clarify several important Ryze vs. Elise counter stats that may help you interpret the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Ryze’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Elise’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Ryze may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Elise..
Ryze usually has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Elise. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when engaged or poked.
Both LoL champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Ryze usually loses when taking on Elise, with a 43.8% win rate. Thus, Ryze makes a poor counter for Elise.
While Ryze does have a much lower win rate compared to Elise, when on opposite teams, Ryze also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less time consuming character to pick up and master. You should be very concerned when picking Ryze into Eliseas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.
Furthermore, Ryze has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Elise. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Ryze vs Elise matchups, Elise is the better champion with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.
Ryze is a terribly counter for Elise. Focus your play on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Ryze against Elise.
To learn all of the intricacies of Ryze in order to counter Elise during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Ryze usually gets much more CS relative to Elise. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS often don't have to have 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 a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported on this page to do well.
The top items to prioritize in your Ryze versus Elise build include Rod of Ages, Seraph's Embrace, and Rabadon's Deathcap. When Ryze used at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better when facing Elise than with most other typical builds. In fact, Ryze had an average win rate of 43.8% when playing against Elise with this build.
To have the highest likelihood of beating Elise as Ryze, you should equip the Phase Rush, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Waterwalking, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Ryze vs Elise clashes, this order of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 43.8% win rate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Elise as Ryze are given for every ranked division. If you would like to filter the stats and builds to a specific division, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.