How to Win Xayah vs Nami Counter Matchup Xayah is in the b tier of champions

Xayah vs Nami

How to Beat Nami as Xayah in LoL Nami is in the s tier of champions
Marksman
Support Mage

How to Beat Nami as Xayah

based on 2,858 Xayah vs Nami matchups
Win Rate
45.2 %
K/D/A
2.03
Pick Rate
4.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of ranked LoL rounds that we get from Riot Games each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Nami as Xayah resulted from an examination of 2858 ranked matches where both champs faced one another. This champion matchup is somewhat uncommon. Xayah has to counter Nami in only 4.1% of her rounds.

Xayah vs Nami Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Xayah has done a terrible job of countering Nami. Typically, she wins a lowly 45.2% of the time the champs face off with one another in. In Xayah versus Nami games, Xayah’s team is 0.0% more likely to earn first blood. This implies that she most likely will get first blood against Nami.

Best Xayah vs Nami Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordPickaxe

Core Xayah Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeLord Dominik's Regards

Optional Items

Navori QuickbladesBloodthirsterThe CollectorPhantom Dancer

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash 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

Precision Lethal Tempo Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Inspiration Magical FootwearBiscuit Delivery
Attack Speed Adaptive Force 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
9
E
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Nami as Xayah

Tips for Playing as Xayah against Nami

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 Nami

Aqua Prison is a very powerful ability with a long cooldown, take advantage of the situation if Nami misses this ability.

Tidal Wave has a very long range but travels slowly, be aware of when it is coming your way as you can move out of its path.

Try to avoid fighting an opponent affected by Tidecaller's Blessing, it lasts a short duration so waiting it out can help you greatly.

Xayah vs Nami Counter Stats

Xayah Image
Win Rate
45.2 %
VS
Win Rate
54.8 %
Nami Image
6.1
< Kills >
2
6.1
< Deaths >
5.3
6.3
< Assists >
15.4
1.4
< Killing Sprees >
0.37
170
< Minions Killed >
14
0.25
< Dragons Killed >
0.03
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.62
17,849
< Physical Damage >
925
508
< Magic Damage >
7,701
848
< True Damage >
593
19,206
< Damage Dealt >
9,220
19,881
< Damage Taken >
15,915
11,622
< Gold Earned >
8,217
2.31
< Towers >
2.3
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
2,826
< Total Healing >
9,716
12,517
< Experience >
10,930
19
< Vision Score >
51
8
< Wards Placed >
22
41
< Time Dealing CC >
194

How to Counter Nami with Xayah in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page clarify some strategic Xayah vs. Nami matchup statistics that may help you distinguish the distinctions between these two champions. As an example, Xayah’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Nami’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Xayah may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Nami. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Xayah often has a much larger longest kill spree than her enemy does. Typically, she takes more damage than Nami. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the champ with more HP has less agility and thus is not able to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Xayah and Nami

Damage Types Compared

Xayah
Nami
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Xayah
Nami

Who is Better, Xayah or Nami?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Xayah usually loses when playing against Nami, with a 45.2% win rate. As a result, Xayah makes a bad counter for Nami.

While Xayah does have a much lower win rate than Nami, when on opposite teams, Xayah also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more challenging champion to develop with. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Xayah into Nami.

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

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Xayah vs Nami matchups, Nami is the better champ with a much lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Xayah is a trash counter for Nami. You will do well by focussing your strategy on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Xayah against Nami.

Additional Information for Xayah Players

How We Calculated Our Xayah vs Nami Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nami as Xayah, we analyzed 2,858 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 Nami 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 Nami during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Xayah often racks up much more CS compared to Nami. Champs who typically don't earn much CS typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values displayed here to do well.

The top items to have in your Xayah versus Nami build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and Lord Dominik's Regards. When Xayah included at least these three items in her build, she performed much better against Nami than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Xayah had an average winrate of 45.2% battling Nami with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest chance of beating Nami as Xayah, you should equip 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 Nami counterpicks, this combo of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 45.2% win rate overall.

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