Xayah vs Yasuo Counter Build

How to Beat Yasuo as Xayah

Summary

We get our counter stats from the millions of recently rated LoL matches that we review every week. This Xayah vs Yasuo matchup guide came out of an analysis of 24,342 ranked matches where both champions faced off against one another.

This particular champ pairing is fairly uncommon. Xayah has to counter Yasuo in only 8.7% of her rounds. Unfortunitally, Xayah does a dismal job of countering Yasuo. Typically, Xayah wins a lowly 48.0% of matches the champions battle one another in. In Xayah against Yasuo matches, Xayah’s team is 0.0% more expected to get first blood, indicating that she probably will get first blood versus Yasuo.

Matchups Analyzed

24,342

Win Rate

48%

Team First Blood

50%

Best Xayah Items to Counter Yasuo

The ideal items to prioritize in your Xayah versus Yasuo build consist of Infinity Edge, Bloodthirster, and Kraken Slayer. When Xayah used at least these three pieces in her build, she did much better when facing Yasuo than with most other commonly used item sets.

Infinity Edge Item Bloodthirster Item Kraken Slayer Item

Best Xayah Runes to Counter Yasuo

To have the best probability of beating Yasuo as Xayah, Xayah players should equip the Lethal Tempo, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Ravenous Hunter, and Taste of Blood runes. Of all the rune sets players chose for Xayah vs Yasuo matchups, this set of runes yielded the highest win rate. We have also included the top Yasuo runes to counterpick against Xayah to help you recognize how he will probably be built against your champ.

Best Xayah Runes

Lethal Tempo Rune Lethal Tempo
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Bloodline Rune Legend: Bloodline
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood

Best Yasuo Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Cut Down Rune Cut Down
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

Stats

The following tables highlight some important Xayah against Yasuo matchup stats that can help you realize the differences and similarities between the pair. Xayah’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is greater than Yasuo’s ratio of 1.8, showing that Xayah may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Yasuo.

Battle Stats

Kills

Xayah Stats
6.4 7.1
Yasuo Stats

Deaths

Xayah Stats
6 6.9
Yasuo Stats

Assists

Xayah Stats
6.7 5.4
Yasuo Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Xayah Stats
3 3.2
Yasuo Stats

Damage Dealt

Xayah Stats
16180 17496
Yasuo Stats

Damage Taken

Xayah Stats
17629 21979
Yasuo Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Xayah Stats
4.9 5.3
Yasuo Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Xayah Stats
0.8 0.9
Yasuo Stats

Dragons Killed

Xayah Stats
1.8 1.8
Yasuo Stats

Barons Killed

Xayah Stats
0.3 0.3
Yasuo Stats

Gold Earned

Xayah Stats
10539 11170
Yasuo Stats

Minions Killed

Xayah Stats
137 145
Yasuo Stats

Xayah often has a similar longest killing spree as her foe does. Typically, Xayah receives less damage than Yasuo. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the champion with increased HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

In Xayah vs Yasuo matchups, Xayah usually gets a similar amount of CS than Yasuo. Champs that do not get a lot of minion kills typically do not have to have much CS to be useful. Instead, they are able to scale adequately off their abilities alone. Yet, champs with tons of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the averages presented here to do well.

If you need to see Xayah vs Yasuo tips and counter stats for a an individual player tier, feel free to choose one from the selection menu above. By default, the statistics and strategies displayed are calculated using all matches finished with these champions.

How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 24342 Xayah vs Yasuo 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 Yasuo 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.