How to Win Shaco vs Heimerdinger Counter Matchup Shaco is in the s tier of champions

Shaco vs Heimerdinger

How to Beat Heimerdinger as Shaco in LoL Heimerdinger is in the s tier of champions
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Mage Support

How to Beat Heimerdinger as Shaco

based on 1,673 Shaco vs Heimerdinger matchups
Win Rate
48.3 %
K/D/A
2.62
Pick Rate
2.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup stats from the millions of rated League games that we get from Riot Games each week. This guide on how to beat Heimerdinger as Shaco resulted from an evaluation of 1673 ranked matches where both champs fought one another. This pairing is fairly rare. Shaco has to counter Heimerdinger in only 2.5% of his matches.

Shaco vs Heimerdinger Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Shaco does a below average job of beating Heimerdinger. Normally, he wins a lowly 48.3% of matches the champs clash against one another in. In Shaco against Heimerdinger rounds, Shaco’s team is 0.2% more expected to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably will be able to get first blood against Heimerdinger.

Best Shaco vs Heimerdinger Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Shaco Items

~22 Mins
Duskblade of DraktharrInfinity EdgeEssence Reaver

Optional Items

Blade of The Ruined KingShard of True IceDemonic EmbraceZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Hail of Blades Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Precision Legend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
CDRScaling Adaptive Armor
Shaco's passive ability p
Shaco q ability q
Shaco w ability w
Shaco e ability e
Shaco's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
E
9
W
10
E
11
R
12
E
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E
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Heimerdinger as Shaco

Tips for Playing as Shaco against Heimerdinger

Using Deceive over terrain can help you make a clean escape.

Backstab's damage can be increased with increased Critical Damage effects like Infinity Edge.

Try getting items with on-hit effects. These will also benefit your Hallucination clone.

Advice to Win Against Heimerdinger

It's better to destroy all of Heimerdinger's turrets at once with the help of creeps than to fight them one at a time.

Be wary of Heimerdinger's Upgrade!!!, as he can use it to find an answer to most trouble he gets into. Once his ultimate is down, go in for the kill!

Shaco vs Heimerdinger Counter Stats

Shaco Image
Win Rate
48.3 %
VS
Win Rate
51.7 %
Heimerdinger Image
7.6
< Kills >
5.4
6.1
< Deaths >
6.8
8.4
< Assists >
7.1
1.78
< Killing Sprees >
1.21
37
< Minions Killed >
148
1.03
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.4
< Inhibitors >
0.56
5,750
< Physical Damage >
817
12,172
< Magic Damage >
25,343
1,966
< True Damage >
834
19,889
< Damage Dealt >
26,994
25,482
< Damage Taken >
20,502
11,699
< Gold Earned >
11,585
1.23
< Towers >
2.11
0.2
< Baron Takedowns >
0.08
5,959
< Total Healing >
1,774
13,616
< Experience >
14,429
27
< Vision Score >
23
8
< Wards Placed >
11
688
< Time Dealing CC >
257

How to Counter Heimerdinger with Shaco in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here clarify several significant Shaco against Heimerdinger matchup statistics that may help you realize the distinctions between the two. For instance, Shaco’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Heimerdinger’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Shaco may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Heimerdinger..

Shaco often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his counter does. On average, he receives more damage than Heimerdinger. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also imply that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Shaco and Heimerdinger

Damage Types Compared

Shaco
Heimerdinger
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Shaco
Heimerdinger

Who is Better, Shaco or Heimerdinger?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Shaco usually loses when facing off against Heimerdinger, with a 48.3% win rate. As a result, Shaco makes a poor counter to Heimerdinger.

While Shaco does have a lower win rate compared to Heimerdinger, when facing one another, Shaco also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more difficult character to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Shaco into Heimerdingeras his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Shaco has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Heimerdinger. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Shaco vs Heimerdinger matchups, Heimerdinger is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Shaco is a somewhat poor counter to Heimerdinger. You will do well by focussing your play on maximizing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Shaco against Heimerdinger.

Additional Information for Shaco Players

How We Calculated Our Shaco vs Heimerdinger Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Heimerdinger as Shaco, we analyzed 1,673 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 Heimerdinger as Shaco 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 Shaco to counter Heimerdinger during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Shaco typically racks up a lot less CS relative to Heimerdinger. Champs who on average don't get much CS usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers shown here to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Shaco versus Heimerdinger build include Duskblade of Draktharr, Infinity Edge, and Essence Reaver. When Shaco incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did much better vs Heimerdinger than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Shaco boasted an average win rate of 48.3% when countering Heimerdinger with this counter build.

To have the best probability of defeating Heimerdinger as Shaco, Shaco players should use the Hail of Blades, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Legend: Alacrity, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the runes players picked for Shaco vs Heimerdinger LoL games, this sequence of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 48.3% win rate overall.

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