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

Xayah vs Katarina

How to Beat Katarina as Xayah in LoL Katarina is in the s tier of champions
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Assassin Mage

How to Beat Katarina as Xayah

based on 2,977 Xayah vs Katarina matchups
Win Rate
50.2 %
K/D/A
2.26
Pick Rate
4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup stats from the millions of ranked LoL games that we review every week. This guide on how to beat Katarina as Xayah came out of an evaluation of 2977 ranked matches where both champs battled one another. This champ matchup is somewhat uncommon. Xayah encounters Katarina in only 4.0% of her rounds.

Xayah vs Katarina Matchup Summary

Xayah has done a average job of countering Katarina. Normally, she wins a acceptable 50.2% of the time the champions clash against one another in. In Xayah vs Katarina matches, Xayah’s team is 0.0% more probable to earn first blood. This indicates that she probably will get first blood versus Katarina.

Best Xayah vs Katarina Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
Vampiric ScepterSerrated Dirk

Core Xayah Items

~22 Mins
EclipseMuramanaEdge of Night

Optional Items

Infinity EdgeThe CollectorLord Dominik's RegardsSerylda's Grudge

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Xayah to level up e
>
Second ability for Xayah to level up q
>
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
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
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E
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Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Katarina as Xayah

Tips for Playing as Xayah against Katarina

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 Katarina

Katarina's abilities deal magic damage, so even if she's building Attack Damage items, get magic resistance to counter her.

Try to save a disable for when Katarina uses her Death Lotus.

Xayah vs Katarina Counter Stats

Xayah Image
Win Rate
50.2 %
VS
Win Rate
49.8 %
Katarina Image
6.5
< Kills >
9.4
6.1
< Deaths >
6.8
7.3
< Assists >
5.9
1.5
< Killing Sprees >
2.07
171
< Minions Killed >
146
0.28
< Dragons Killed >
0.08
0.54
< Inhibitors >
0.37
18,929
< Physical Damage >
3,892
448
< Magic Damage >
15,388
541
< True Damage >
1,113
19,919
< Damage Dealt >
20,394
17,161
< Damage Taken >
24,108
11,718
< Gold Earned >
11,908
2.39
< Towers >
1.53
0.08
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
1,728
< Total Healing >
3,688
12,530
< Experience >
13,482
18
< Vision Score >
16
9
< Wards Placed >
7
62
< Time Dealing CC >
23

How to Counter Katarina with Xayah in LoL

The stats shown here clarify some influential Xayah against Katarina counter statistics that can help us grasp the differences between this pair of champions. Xayah’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Katarina’s ratio of NaN, showing that Xayah may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Katarina..

Xayah normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her enemy does. On average, she receives less damage than Katarina. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Xayah and Katarina

Damage Types Compared

Xayah
Katarina
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Xayah
Katarina

Who is Better, Xayah or Katarina?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Xayah usually fairs equally well when facing off against Katarina, with a 50.2% win rate. As a result, Xayah makes an ok counter for Katarina.

While Xayah does have a higher win rate compared to Katarina, when on opposite teams, Xayah also has a lower learning curve that makes her a less challenging character to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Xayah into Katarina.

Additionally, Xayah has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Katarina. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Xayah vs Katarina matchups, Xayah is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Xayah is a decent counter to Katarina. Make sure you focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Xayah against Katarina.

Additional Information for Xayah Players

How We Calculated Our Xayah vs Katarina Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Katarina as Xayah, we analyzed 2,977 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 Katarina 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 Katarina during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Xayah typically picks up a similar amount of CS as Katarina. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Xayah versus Katarina build consist of Eclipse, Muramana, and Edge of Night. When Xayah bought at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better countering Katarina than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Xayah boasted an average win rate of 50.2% when playing against Katarina with these items in her kit.

To have the best probability of coming out on top against Katarina as Xayah, Xayah players should use the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Absolute Focus, Gathering Storm, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Xayah vs Katarina matchups, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 50.2% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Katarina as Xayah are given for all skill levels, merged. To filter the statistics and builds to a particular player tier, you can use the selection menu earlier on the page.