How to Win Sett vs Illaoi Counter Matchup Sett is in the b tier of champions

Sett vs Illaoi

How to Beat Illaoi as Sett in LoL Illaoi is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Illaoi as Sett

based on 2,478 Sett vs Illaoi matchups
Win Rate
46.6 %
K/D/A
1.85
Pick Rate
3.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends games that we get from Riot Games every week. Our guide on how to beat Illaoi as Sett resulted from an evaluation of 2478 ranked games where both champs opposed one another. This particular matchup is fairly rare. Sett encounters Illaoi in only 3.1% of his rounds.

Sett vs Illaoi Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Sett has done a pathetic job of countering Illaoi. Typically, he wins a lowly 46.6% of matches the champs face off with one another in. In Sett versus Illaoi rounds, Sett’s side is 0.1% more expected to get first blood. This indicates that he probably will get first blood versus Illaoi.

Best Sett vs Illaoi Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Cloth ArmorLong Sword

Core Sett Items

~22 Mins
GoredrinkerSterak's GageTitanic Hydra

Optional Items

Dead Man's PlateDeath's DanceThornmailHullbreaker

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: AlacrityLast Stand
Resolve Bone PlatingUnflinching
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Sett's passive ability p
Sett q ability q
Sett w ability w
Sett e ability e
Sett's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
W
3
Q
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
16
R

Guide to Countering Illaoi as Sett

Advice to Win Against Illaoi

Killing Tentacles whenever possible will make it much easier to win a fight against Illaoi.

When your spirit gets pulled out, fight back if you can. Dealing damage to Illaoi reduces the spirit's duration.

Avoid grouping up for Leap of Faith to reduce the number of Tentacles available to Illaoi.

Sett vs Illaoi Counter Stats

Sett Image
Win Rate
46.6 %
VS
Win Rate
53.4 %
Illaoi Image
5.9
< Kills >
5.9
6.2
< Deaths >
6.6
5.6
< Assists >
4.5
1.33
< Killing Sprees >
1.34
141
< Minions Killed >
186
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.45
< Inhibitors >
0.65
15,947
< Physical Damage >
26,188
385
< Magic Damage >
587
5,363
< True Damage >
486
21,696
< Damage Dealt >
27,262
32,605
< Damage Taken >
33,288
11,204
< Gold Earned >
12,153
2.23
< Towers >
2.97
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
3,782
< Total Healing >
8,634
14,099
< Experience >
15,321
16
< Vision Score >
16
8
< Wards Placed >
8
185
< Time Dealing CC >
64

How to Counter Illaoi with Sett in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here clarify several significant Sett vs. Illaoi counter stats that may help you appreciate the differences between these two champs. For instance, Sett’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Illaoi’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Sett may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Illaoi..

Sett typically has a similar longest killing spree as his opponent does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Illaoi. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the champ with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Sett and Illaoi

Damage Types Compared

Sett
Illaoi
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Sett
Illaoi

Who is Better, Sett or Illaoi?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Sett usually loses when trying to fight Illaoi, with a 46.6% win rate. Therefore, Sett makes a poor counter for Illaoi.

While Sett does have a lower win rate compared to Illaoi, when on opposite teams, Sett also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less challenging character to learn and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Sett into Illaoi.

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

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Sett vs Illaoi matchups, Illaoi is the better champion with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Sett is a garbage counter for Illaoi. Make sure you focus your actions on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Sett against Illaoi.

Additional Information for Sett Players

How We Calculated Our Sett vs Illaoi Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Illaoi as Sett, we analyzed 2,478 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 Illaoi as Sett 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

To truly master Sett to counter Illaoi during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats shown above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Sett usually gets a similar amount of CS relative to Illaoi. Champions who typically don't take much CS often don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Sett versus Illaoi build include Goredrinker, Sterak's Gage, and Titanic Hydra. When Sett combined at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better countering Illaoi than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Sett had an average win rate of 46.6% when countering Illaoi with this counter build.

To have the highest probability of coming out on top against Illaoi as Sett, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players used for Sett vs Illaoi counter picks, this combo of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 46.6% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Illaoi as Sett are given for every ranked division. To filter the stats and builds to an individual player tier, you may use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.