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

Xayah vs Poppy

How to Beat Poppy as Xayah in LoL Poppy is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Poppy as Xayah

based on 692 Xayah vs Poppy matchups
Win Rate
47.8 %
K/D/A
2.2
Pick Rate
1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked LoL games each and every week. In our data, Xayah engaged Poppy 692 times. Using so many games with Xayah vs Poppy provides us confidence in our ability to produce informative stats and a recommended build to obliterate Poppy. This counter matchup is somewhat rare. Xayah is forced to battle against Poppy in only 1.0% of her games.

Xayah vs Poppy Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Xayah does a poor job of beating Poppy. Normally, she wins a lowly 47.8% of matches the champions face each other in. In Xayah against Poppy games, Xayah’s team is 0.0% more likely to get first blood. This implies that she most likely will get first blood against Poppy.

Best Xayah vs Poppy Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordNoonquiver

Core Xayah Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerLord Dominik's RegardsPhantom Dancer

Optional Items

Navori QuickbladesInfinity EdgeThe Collector

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 w
>
Last skill for Xayah to max out q

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
W
9
E
10
W
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R
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W
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W
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Poppy as Xayah

Tips for Playing as Xayah against Poppy

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 Poppy

You can step on Poppy's shield to deny it from her.

Poppy can stop nearby enemies from dashing with Steadfast Presence.

When Poppy starts to spin her hammer, she is charging Keeper's Verdict.

Xayah vs Poppy Counter Stats

Xayah Image
Win Rate
47.8 %
VS
Win Rate
52.2 %
Poppy Image
6.9
< Kills >
5.4
6.4
< Deaths >
5.8
7.2
< Assists >
8.4
1.6
< Killing Sprees >
1.26
168
< Minions Killed >
60
0.27
< Dragons Killed >
0.89
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.42
19,573
< Physical Damage >
13,048
507
< Magic Damage >
2,555
1,135
< True Damage >
1,212
21,215
< Damage Dealt >
16,816
20,896
< Damage Taken >
29,391
12,029
< Gold Earned >
10,510
2.43
< Towers >
1.51
0.08
< Baron Takedowns >
0.18
2,946
< Total Healing >
3,122
12,924
< Experience >
13,119
19
< Vision Score >
24
8
< Wards Placed >
9
43
< Time Dealing CC >
808

How to Counter Poppy with Xayah in LoL

The stats shown here show several important Xayah versus Poppy matchup stats that may help us figure out the differences between this set of champions. As an example, Xayah’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Poppy’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Xayah may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Poppy..

Xayah often has a slightly larger longest killing spree than her foe does. On average, she receives less damage than Poppy. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Xayah and Poppy

Damage Types Compared

Xayah
Poppy
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Xayah
Poppy

Who is Better, Xayah or Poppy?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Xayah usually loses when facing off against Poppy, with a 47.8% win rate. As a result, Xayah makes a bad counter for Poppy.

While Xayah does have a lower winrate than Poppy, when on opposite teams, Xayah also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less challenging champ to learn and master. You may get destroyed when picking Xayah into Poppy.

Additionally, Xayah also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Poppy. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Xayah vs Poppy matchups, Poppy is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Xayah is a terribly counter for Poppy. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Xayah against Poppy.

Additional Information for Xayah Players

How We Calculated Our Xayah vs Poppy Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Poppy as Xayah, we analyzed 692 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 Poppy 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Xayah to counter Poppy during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips shown above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Xayah typically picks up more CS relative to Poppy. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers reported here to do well.

The most important items to use in your Xayah versus Poppy build include Kraken Slayer, Lord Dominik's Regards, and Phantom Dancer. When Xayah included at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better when fighting Poppy than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Xayah boasted an average win rate of 47.8% when countering Poppy with this counter build.

To have the best probability of coming out on top against Poppy as Xayah, you should take the Lethal Tempo, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Xayah vs Poppy counter picks, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 47.8% win rate overall.

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