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.
You can attack Dark Procession to break the wall down.
Try to thin out Yorick's minions before you engage him, Mist Walkers will die from a basic attack or a single target spell.
You can cast Smite on Mist Walkers and the Maiden of the Mist to damage or kill them.
The stat comparisons shown here clarify several vital Xayah versus Yorick matchup stats that can help us interpret the differences between the two. For instance, Xayah’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Yorick’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Xayah may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Yorick..
Xayah often has a slightly larger longest killing spree than her matchup does. Commonly, she takes less damage than Yorick. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Xayah usually loses when facing off against Yorick, with a 46.9% win rate. As a result, Xayah makes a bad counter to Yorick.
While Xayah does have a lower win rate than Yorick, when facing one another, Xayah also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less time consuming champ to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Xayah into Yorick.
Furthermore, Xayah has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Yorick. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Xayah vs Yorick matchups, Yorick is the better champ with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.
Xayah is a terribly counter to Yorick. Focus your play on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Xayah against Yorick.
If you would like to truly master Xayah in order to counter Yorick during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Xayah usually picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Yorick. Champs who on average don't take much CS often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers shown on this page to do well.
The most important items to have in your Xayah versus Yorick build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Xayah included at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better when fighting Yorick than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Xayah had an average win rate of 46.9% battling Yorick with these items in her kit.
To have the best chance of crushing Yorick as Xayah, Xayah players 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 builds players picked for Xayah vs Yorick counters, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 46.9% winrate overall.
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