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 stat comparisons shown on this page show some influential Xayah versus Nilah matchup stats that may help us grasp the distinctions between the two. As an example, Xayah’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Nilah’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Xayah may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Nilah..
Xayah usually has a similar longest killing spree as her opponent does. Commonly, she takes less damage than Nilah. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Xayah usually wins when facing off against Nilah, with a 53.5% win rate. As a result, Xayah makes a great counter for Nilah.
While Xayah does have a higher win rate compared to Nilah, when they face off with one another, Xayah also has a much lower difficulty level that makes her a less complex champ to learn and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Xayah into Nilah.
Moreover, Xayah also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Nilah. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Xayah vs Nilah 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 team fights.
Xayah is a great counter for Nilah. You will do well by focussing your tactics on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Xayah against Nilah.
To truly master Xayah in order to counter Nilah during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions presented above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Xayah often gets a similar amount of CS relative to Nilah. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills usualy 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, often need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.
The ideal items to focus on in your Xayah versus Nilah build consist of Navori Quickblades, Phantom Dancer, and Kraken Slayer. When Xayah combined at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better countering Nilah than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Xayah had an average win rate of 53.5% battling Nilah with these items in her kit.
To have the best chance of annihilating Nilah as Xayah, you should take the Lethal Tempo, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Biscuit Delivery, and Magical Footwear runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Xayah vs Nilah counterpicks, this set of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 53.5% win rate overall.
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