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

Samira vs Viktor

How to Beat Viktor as Samira in LoL Viktor is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Viktor as Samira

based on 5,183 Samira vs Viktor matchups
Win Rate
48 %
K/D/A
2.09
Pick Rate
2.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter stats from the millions of rated League matches that we analyze each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Viktor as Samira came out of an evaluation of 5183 ranked rounds where both champs engaged one another. This counter pairing is fairly rare. Samira is forced to battle against Viktor in only 2.8% of her matches.

Samira vs Viktor Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Samira does a poor job of beating Viktor. Normally, she wins a lowly 48.0% of games the champs face each other in. In Samira versus Viktor matches, Samira’s side is 0.1% more expected to obtain first blood. This implies that she most likely will be able to get first blood against Viktor.

Best Samira vs Viktor Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordSerrated Dirk

Core Samira Items

~22 Mins
Immortal ShieldbowInfinity EdgeBloodthirster

Optional Items

Guardian AngelRavenous HydraThe CollectorLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal 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
Domination Eyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Attack Speed Adaptive Force Magic Resist
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
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
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E
14
W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Viktor as Samira

Advice to Win Against Viktor

Be careful about how close you let Viktor get to you. Viktor's control of the battlefield increases with his proximity to his opponent.

Be aware of how many augments Viktor has upgraded by looking at the color of the light on his staff (purple, yellow, blue, red).

Samira vs Viktor Counter Stats

Samira Image
Win Rate
48 %
VS
Win Rate
52 %
Viktor Image
8.7
< Kills >
6.2
7
< Deaths >
5.7
5.9
< Assists >
7.5
1.97
< Killing Sprees >
1.41
165
< Minions Killed >
170
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.47
18,121
< Physical Damage >
712
2,649
< Magic Damage >
24,266
535
< True Damage >
946
21,306
< Damage Dealt >
25,924
24,733
< Damage Taken >
18,237
12,712
< Gold Earned >
11,668
2.09
< Towers >
1.94
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
3,283
< Total Healing >
1,169
12,473
< Experience >
14,441
17
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
9
22
< Time Dealing CC >
257

How to Counter Viktor with Samira in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here clarify some critical Samira versus Viktor counter statistics that can help you distinguish the distinctions between the two. For instance, Samira’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Viktor’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Samira may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Viktor..

Samira normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her foe does. Typically, she takes more damage than Viktor. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Samira and Viktor

Damage Types Compared

Samira
Viktor
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Samira
Viktor

Who is Better, Samira or Viktor?

Both League champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Samira usually loses when facing off against Viktor, with a 48.0% win rate. As a result, Samira makes a poor counter to Viktor.

While Samira does have a lower winrate compared to Viktor, when on opposite teams, Samira also has a lower learning curve that makes her a less time consuming champ to learn. You may get destroyed when picking Samira into Viktor.

Moreover, Samira also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Viktor. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Samira vs Viktor matchups, Viktor is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Samira is a terribly counter for Viktor. Focus your actions on maximizing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Samira against Viktor.

Additional Information for Samira Players

How We Calculated Our Samira vs Viktor Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Viktor as Samira, we analyzed 5,183 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 Viktor 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 truly master Samira to counter Viktor 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 mind the build and tips presented here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Samira usually picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Viktor. Champions who on average don't take many minion kills often don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Samira versus Viktor build include Immortal Shieldbow, Infinity Edge, and Bloodthirster. When Samira combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better when fighting Viktor than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Samira had an average win rate of 48.0% when countering Viktor with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of crushing Viktor as Samira, Samira players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Eyeball Collection, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune sets players used for Samira vs Viktor battles, this combination of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 48.0% winrate overall.

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