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.
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.
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.
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.
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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