How to Win Swain vs Ekko Counter Matchup Swain is in the a tier of champions

Swain vs Ekko

How to Beat Ekko as Swain in LoL Ekko is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Ekko as Swain

based on 10,095 Swain vs Ekko matchups
Win Rate
50.6 %
K/D/A
2.42
Pick Rate
5.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked LoL matches every week. In our database, Swain engaged Ekko 10095 times. Using so many games with Swain vs Ekko provides us confidence in our ability to produce enlightening stats and a solid build to destroy your foe. This particular champion pairing is somewhat uncommon. Swain fights Ekko in only 5.3% of his matches.

Swain vs Ekko Matchup Summary

Swain has done a average job of countering Ekko. Normally, he wins a acceptable 50.6% of matches the champs face off with each other in. In Swain vs Ekko rounds, Swain’s side is 0.1% more probable to gain first blood. This implies that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Ekko.

Best Swain vs Ekko Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Swain Items

~22 Mins
Jak'Sho, The ProteanRylai's Crystal ScepterDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Abyssal MaskSpirit VisageSeraph's EmbraceZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerhaste summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror Presence of MindLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve ConditioningRevitalize
Adaptive Force Adaptive Force Health Scaling
Swain's passive ability p
Swain q ability q
Swain w ability w
Swain e ability e
Swain's ultimate ability r
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E
2
Q
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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E
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Q
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W
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R
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Ekko as Swain

Tips for Playing as Swain against Ekko

While laning, try to use Death's Hand's piercing damage to damage opponents from a safe distance.

Vision of Empire is quite difficult to land on its own, look for skirmishes around the map where enemies may be distracted or crowd controlled so you can land it more easily.

Demonic Ascension may make Swain very hard to kill but he's pretty easy to get away from. Try building items that can slow opponents to keep them in range if their mobility is overwhelming.

If you're having trouble rooting an enemy with Nevermove, try throwing it at opponents when they are near their minions so the explosion surprises them.

Advice to Win Against Ekko

The second hit of Timewinder does more damage than the first; try to avoid it.

Ekko is significantly weaker when his ultimate is down. Watch for the trail he leaves behind to determine if Chronobreak is available.

Ekko's stun zone takes 3 seconds to arm. Watch for the image he creates on cast and try to guess where the zone was placed.

Swain vs Ekko Counter Stats

Swain Image
Win Rate
50.6 %
VS
Win Rate
49.4 %
Ekko Image
5.1
< Kills >
8.3
6.6
< Deaths >
5.9
10.9
< Assists >
6.9
1.13
< Killing Sprees >
1.83
80
< Minions Killed >
80
0.08
< Dragons Killed >
0.94
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.46
1,595
< Physical Damage >
2,564
18,534
< Magic Damage >
19,013
1,029
< True Damage >
1,394
21,159
< Damage Dealt >
22,972
30,012
< Damage Taken >
31,637
9,957
< Gold Earned >
12,424
1.7
< Towers >
1.75
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.22
9,114
< Total Healing >
5,581
12,273
< Experience >
13,964
34
< Vision Score >
20
15
< Wards Placed >
6
333
< Time Dealing CC >
392

How to Counter Ekko with Swain in LoL

The stats provided here emphasize several influential Swain versus Ekko counter statistics that may help you understand the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Swain’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Ekko’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Swain may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Ekko. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Swain typically has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Typically, he takes a similar amount of damage to Ekko. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the champion with increased health has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Swain and Ekko

Damage Types Compared

Swain
Ekko
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Swain
Ekko

Who is Better, Swain or Ekko?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Swain usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Ekko, with a 50.6% win rate. Therefore, Swain makes an ok counter to Ekko.

While Swain does have a higher win rate compared to Ekko, when facing one another, Swain also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more difficult champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Swain into Ekkoas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

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

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Swain vs Ekko matchups, Swain is the better champ with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Swain is a decent counter to Ekko. Focus your strategy on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Swain against Ekko.

Additional Information for Swain Players

How We Calculated Our Swain vs Ekko Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ekko as Swain, we analyzed 10,095 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 Ekko as Swain 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 Swain in order to counter Ekko during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Swain typically accumulates a similar amount of CS as Ekko. Champions who on average don't get much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Swain versus Ekko build include Jak'Sho, The Protean, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Demonic Embrace. When Swain incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better when facing Ekko than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Swain boasted an average winrate of 50.6% battling Ekko with this counter build.

To have the highest chance of beating Ekko as Swain, you should use the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Conditioning, and Revitalize runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune sets players picked for Swain vs Ekko clashes, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 50.6% win rate overall.

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