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

Viktor vs Azir

How to Beat Azir as Viktor in LoL Azir is in the b tier of champions
Mage
Mage Marksman

How to Beat Azir as Viktor

based on 1,198 Viktor vs Azir matchups
Win Rate
56.3 %
K/D/A
2.5
Pick Rate
1.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked LoL rounds each week. In our data, Viktor faced off against Azir 1198 times. Using so many games with Viktor vs Azir provides us a lot of faith in our capacity to provide actionable statistics and a recommended build to destroy Azir. This matchup is relatively rare. Viktor is forced to battle against Azir in only 1.1% of his rounds.

Viktor vs Azir Matchup Summary

Viktor has done a great job of beating Azir. On average, he wins a fantastic 56.3% of the time the champions face off with each other in. In Viktor vs Azir rounds, Viktor’s side is 0.0% more expected to gain first blood. This indicates that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Azir.

Best Viktor vs Azir Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeDark Seal

Core Viktor Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Optional Items

Lich BaneZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearBiscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Sorcery Manaflow BandTranscendence
Attack Speed Adaptive Force Magic Resist
Viktor's passive ability p
Viktor q ability q
Viktor w ability w
Viktor e ability e
Viktor's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
9
E
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
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Q
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Azir as Viktor

Tips for Playing as Viktor against Azir

Make sure you choose the right augment at the right time.

Death Ray is a powerful poke and a strong area of denial tool. Use it in combination with Gravity Field to control your enemy's position.

Advice to Win Against Azir

Try to think of Sand Soldiers as fire. Don't stand in the fire.

Azir has immense damage over a prolonged amount of time but lacks the upfront burst of other mages. Try to burst him out before he can turn a confrontation around.

Azir relies on his soldiers to deal damage and can only move them so often. Try to capitalize on windows of time when his soldiers are stationary.

Viktor vs Azir Counter Stats

Viktor Image
Win Rate
56.3 %
VS
Win Rate
43.7 %
Azir Image
6
< Kills >
4.5
5.2
< Deaths >
5.5
7
< Assists >
6.4
1.33
< Killing Sprees >
1.04
175
< Minions Killed >
165
0.08
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.36
540
< Physical Damage >
830
23,132
< Magic Damage >
17,492
792
< True Damage >
583
24,464
< Damage Dealt >
18,905
18,302
< Damage Taken >
21,322
11,540
< Gold Earned >
10,551
2.3
< Towers >
1.64
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
1,282
< Total Healing >
1,702
14,647
< Experience >
13,900
20
< Vision Score >
20
9
< Wards Placed >
9
243
< Time Dealing CC >
184

How to Counter Azir with Viktor in LoL

The stats provided here clarify several vital Viktor against Azir matchup stats that may help us realize the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Viktor’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Azir’s ratio of NaN, showing that Viktor may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Azir..

Viktor typically has a similar longest kill spree as his matchup does. Typically, he takes less damage than Azir. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the champ with higher health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Viktor and Azir

Damage Types Compared

Viktor
Azir
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Viktor
Azir

Who is Better, Viktor or Azir?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Viktor usually wins when facing off against Azir, with a 56.3% win rate. As a result, Viktor makes a fantastic counter for Azir.

While Viktor does have a much higher winrate than Azir, when on opposite teams, Viktor also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more difficult champ to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Viktor into Aziras his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Viktor has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Azir. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Viktor vs Azir matchups, Viktor is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Viktor is a great counter to Azir. You will do well by focussing your actions on maximizing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Viktor against Azir.

Additional Information for Viktor Players

How We Calculated Our Viktor vs Azir Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Azir as Viktor, we analyzed 1,198 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 Azir as Viktor 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 learn all of the intricacies of Viktor in order to counter Azir during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Viktor often gets a similar amount of CS relative to Azir. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to use in your Viktor versus Azir build include Luden's Tempest, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Viktor bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better countering Azir than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Viktor had an average win rate of 56.3% when playing against Azir with this build.

To have the greatest chance of coming out on top against Azir as Viktor, Viktor players should equip the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Inspiration and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players picked for Viktor vs Azir counter picks, this combination of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 56.3% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Azir as Viktor are shown for all ranked divisions. If you want to filter the stats and builds to a particular rank, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.