How to Win Samira vs Morgana Counter Matchup Samira is in the s tier of champions

Samira vs Morgana

How to Beat Morgana as Samira in LoL Morgana is in the b tier of champions
Marksman
Mage Support

How to Beat Morgana as Samira

based on 10,513 Samira vs Morgana matchups
Win Rate
49 %
K/D/A
2.07
Pick Rate
5.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup stats from the millions of ranked League of Legends rounds that we get from Riot Games every week. This guide on how to beat Morgana as Samira came out of an evaluation of 10513 ranked games where both champions engaged each other. This pairing is relatively uncommon. Samira has to counter Morgana in only 5.6% of her rounds.

Samira vs Morgana Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Samira does a poor job of countering Morgana. On average, she wins a acceptable 49.0% of games the champs battle one another in. In Samira vs Morgana rounds, Samira’s side is 0.1% less likely to obtain first blood, indicating that she probably won't be able to get first blood versus Morgana.

Best Samira vs Morgana Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Vampiric ScepterNoonquiver

Core Samira Items

~22 Mins
Immortal ShieldbowGuardian AngelInfinity Edge

Optional Items

Ravenous HydraBloodthirsterDeath's DanceThe Collector

Summoner Spells

summonerboost summoner spell D
summonerflash summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: BloodlineLast Stand
Resolve Bone PlatingRevitalize
Attack Speed Adaptive Force Armor
Samira's passive ability p
Samira q ability q
Samira w ability w
Samira e ability e
Samira's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
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R
12
E
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E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Morgana as Samira

Advice to Win Against Morgana

Black Shield makes Morgana immune to disabling effects, but can be broken with magic damage.

Tormented Shadow deals tons of damage to units missing large amounts of Health. When low on Health, be wary of Morgana's attempts to trap you within its reach.

Morgana often needs to land Dark Binding to setup her other attacks. Use your minions as shields against Dark Binding.

Samira vs Morgana Counter Stats

Samira Image
Win Rate
49 %
VS
Win Rate
51 %
Morgana Image
8.7
< Kills >
3.7
7.1
< Deaths >
6.4
6
< Assists >
12.7
1.96
< Killing Sprees >
0.8
159
< Minions Killed >
47
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
0.13
0.45
< Inhibitors >
0.45
18,928
< Physical Damage >
912
2,548
< Magic Damage >
14,969
532
< True Damage >
869
22,009
< Damage Dealt >
16,750
24,932
< Damage Taken >
18,764
12,647
< Gold Earned >
9,286
2.07
< Towers >
1.69
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
3,357
< Total Healing >
3,586
12,627
< Experience >
11,460
17
< Vision Score >
46
8
< Wards Placed >
20
19
< Time Dealing CC >
133

How to Counter Morgana with Samira in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page clarify several strategic Samira against Morgana counter stats that can help us interpret the distinctions between the two. As an example, Samira’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Morgana’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Samira may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Morgana. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.

Samira often has a much larger longest kill spree than her enemy does. On average, she receives more damage than Morgana. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the champ with higher HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Samira and Morgana

Damage Types Compared

Samira
Morgana
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Samira
Morgana

Who is Better, Samira or Morgana?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Samira usually fairs equally well when taking on Morgana, with a 49.0% win rate. Thus, Samira makes an ok counter to Morgana.

While Samira does have a lower winrate than Morgana, when facing one another, Samira also has a much greater difficulty level that makes her a more difficult champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Samira into Morgana.

Furthermore, Samira has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Morgana. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Samira vs Morgana matchups, Morgana is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Samira is a somewhat poor counter for Morgana. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Samira against Morgana.

Additional Information for Samira Players

How We Calculated Our Samira vs Morgana Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Morgana as Samira, we analyzed 10,513 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 Morgana as Samira 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 learn all of the intricacies of Samira in order to counter Morgana during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Samira usually racks up much more CS as Morgana. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. 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, often need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown here to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Samira versus Morgana build include Immortal Shieldbow, Guardian Angel, and Infinity Edge. When Samira used at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better against Morgana than with most other typical builds. In fact, Samira had an average win rate of 49.0% when playing against Morgana with this build.

To have the greatest probability of annihilating Morgana as Samira, Samira players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the runes players chose for Samira vs Morgana counters, this sequence of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 49.0% win rate overall.

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