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

Xayah vs Ekko

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

based on 3,804 Xayah vs Ekko matchups
Win Rate
48.7 %
K/D/A
2.27
Pick Rate
5.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of ranked LoL matches each and every week. In our dataset, Xayah battled Ekko 3804 times. Including so many matchups for Xayah versus Ekko provides us confidence in our capability to produce enlightening statistics and a solid build to wreck Ekko. This champion matchup is relatively uncommon. Xayah encounters Ekko in only 5.1% of her rounds.

Xayah vs Ekko Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Xayah does a poor job of beating Ekko. Normally, she wins a acceptable 48.7% of matches the champions face off with each other in. In Xayah vs Ekko matches, Xayah’s side is 0.0% more likely to obtain first blood, indicating that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Ekko.

Best Xayah vs Ekko Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Vampiric ScepterSerrated Dirk

Core Xayah Items

~22 Mins
EclipseMuramanaMaw of Malmortius

Optional Items

Guardian AngelInfinity EdgeSerylda's GrudgeThe Collector

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Summon Aery Manaflow BandAbsolute FocusGathering Storm
Inspiration Magical FootwearBiscuit Delivery
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Xayah's passive ability p
Xayah q ability q
Xayah w ability w
Xayah e ability e
Xayah's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
8
E
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Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Ekko as Xayah

Tips for Playing as Xayah against Ekko

Xayah's attacks and abilities leave Feathers on the ground that she can later recall for massive area damage and control.

Xayah can use Featherstorm to dodge almost any ability while also creating a ton of Feathers. Try to utilize the offensive and defensive aspects of this ability.

Advice to Win Against Ekko

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

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.

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

Xayah vs Ekko Counter Stats

Xayah Image
Win Rate
48.7 %
VS
Win Rate
51.3 %
Ekko Image
6.4
< Kills >
8.2
6
< Deaths >
5.8
7.2
< Assists >
6.6
1.47
< Killing Sprees >
1.79
177
< Minions Killed >
87
0.28
< Dragons Killed >
0.96
0.52
< Inhibitors >
0.49
19,406
< Physical Damage >
2,214
464
< Magic Damage >
15,683
500
< True Damage >
1,188
20,370
< Damage Dealt >
19,087
17,596
< Damage Taken >
28,437
11,893
< Gold Earned >
12,493
2.4
< Towers >
1.94
0.08
< Baron Takedowns >
0.23
1,880
< Total Healing >
9,542
12,824
< Experience >
13,973
19
< Vision Score >
20
9
< Wards Placed >
6
69
< Time Dealing CC >
374

How to Counter Ekko with Xayah in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here feature several valuable Xayah against Ekko counter statistics that can help us interpret the differences between the two. For instance, Xayah’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Ekko’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Xayah may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Ekko..

Xayah usually has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than her opponent does. On average, she takes less damage than Ekko. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Xayah and Ekko

Damage Types Compared

Xayah
Ekko
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Xayah
Ekko

Who is Better, Xayah or Ekko?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Xayah usually loses when facing off against Ekko, with a 48.7% win rate. Therefore, Xayah makes a bad counter to Ekko.

While Xayah does have a lower win rate than Ekko, when they face off with one another, Xayah also has a lower learning curve that makes her a less difficult champ to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Xayah into Ekko.

Furthermore, Xayah has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Ekko. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Xayah vs Ekko matchups, Ekko is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Xayah is a somewhat poor counter for Ekko. Focus your play on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Xayah against Ekko.

Additional Information for Xayah Players

How We Calculated Our Xayah vs Ekko Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ekko as Xayah, we analyzed 3,804 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 Xayah 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 Xayah to counter Ekko during both the lane 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 listen to the build and tips presented above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Xayah often accumulates more CS relative to Ekko. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The top items to have in your Xayah versus Ekko build include Eclipse, Muramana, and Maw of Malmortius. When Xayah included at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better when facing Ekko than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Xayah had an average winrate of 48.7% battling Ekko with this build.

To have the greatest chance of vanquishing Ekko as Xayah, you should equip the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Absolute Focus, Gathering Storm, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune sets players picked for Xayah vs Ekko battles, this composite of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 48.7% win rate overall.

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