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.
Rappel has a long cooldown. Elise is vulnerable after she has used it.
Elise's Spider Form is more dangerous when you are at low health, and her Human Form more potent when you are at high health.
Rappel will only move Elise straight up and down unless she can descend upon an enemy unit.
The stat comparisons shown here emphasize several vital Xayah versus Elise matchup statistics that may help us grasp the distinctions between the pair. Xayah’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Elise’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Xayah may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Elise..
Xayah typically has a similar longest killing spree as her counter does. Typically, she takes less damage than Elise. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Xayah usually wins when trying to fight Elise, with a 54.0% win rate. As a result, Xayah makes a great counter to Elise.
While Xayah does have a much higher win rate compared to Elise, when they face off with one another, Xayah also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes her a less difficult champ to learn. You don't need to be too worried when picking Xayah into Elise.
Moreover, Xayah has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Elise. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Xayah vs Elise matchups, Xayah is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.
Xayah is a great counter for Elise. Make sure you focus your strategy on increasing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Xayah against Elise.
To truly master Xayah in order to counter Elise during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Xayah usually gets much more CS compared to Elise. Champs who on average don't take much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values shown here to do well.
The most crucial items to use in your Xayah versus Elise build include Kraken Slayer, Phantom Dancer, and Bloodthirster. When Xayah incorporated at least these three items in her build, she performed much better vs. Elise than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Xayah had an average winrate of 54.0% battling Elise with this build.
To have the greatest probability of annihilating Elise as Xayah, Xayah players should use the Lethal Tempo, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune sets players used for Xayah vs Elise clashes, this mix of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 54.0% win rate overall.
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