Xerath vs Fiddlesticks Counter Build

How to Beat Fiddlesticks as Xerath


We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches each and every week. Within our dataset, Xerath battled Fiddlesticks in 9,686 games. Including so many matchups for Xerath versus Fiddlesticks provides us confidence in our ability to produce informative statistics and a solid build to obliterate your foe.

This particular champ matchup is relatively rare. Xerath encounters Fiddlesticks in only 2.1% of his rounds. Xerath has done a great job of countering Fiddlesticks. On average, he wins a whopping 54.0% of games the champs face each other in. In Xerath against Fiddlesticks games, Xerath’s side is 4.0% more probable to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably will get first blood against Fiddlesticks.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Xerath Items to Counter Fiddlesticks

The best items to prioritize in your Xerath versus Fiddlesticks build include Rabadon's Deathcap, Void Staff, and Luden's Tempest. When Xerath used at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better when facing Fiddlesticks than with most other commonly used builds.

Rabadon's Deathcap Item Void Staff Item Luden's Tempest Item

Best Xerath Runes to Counter Fiddlesticks

To have the best chance of crushing Fiddlesticks as Xerath, Xerath players should take the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes. Out of all the runes players picked for Xerath vs Fiddlesticks fights, this mixture of runes yielded the best win rate. We have also shown the top Fiddlesticks runes to counterpick against Xerath in order to help you realize how he will likely be setup to try to beat you.

Best Xerath Runes

Arcane Comet Rune Arcane Comet
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery

Best Fiddlesticks Runes

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking


The subsequent tables underscore some important Xerath against Fiddlesticks matchup statistics that can help you explain the differences and similarities between the two. Xerath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.8 is greater than Fiddlesticks’s ratio of 2.1, demonstrating that Xerath may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Fiddlesticks.

Battle Stats


Xerath Stats
6.4 5.5
Fiddlesticks Stats


Xerath Stats
5.6 6.4
Fiddlesticks Stats


Xerath Stats
9.3 8.1
Fiddlesticks Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Xerath Stats
3.2 2.5
Fiddlesticks Stats

Damage Dealt

Xerath Stats
23298 16266
Fiddlesticks Stats

Damage Taken

Xerath Stats
14364 30144
Fiddlesticks Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Xerath Stats
5.5 4.9
Fiddlesticks Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Xerath Stats
1 0.8
Fiddlesticks Stats

Dragons Killed

Xerath Stats
2.1 1.9
Fiddlesticks Stats

Barons Killed

Xerath Stats
0.4 0.4
Fiddlesticks Stats

Gold Earned

Xerath Stats
10288 10342
Fiddlesticks Stats

Minions Killed

Xerath Stats
95 37
Fiddlesticks Stats

Xerath often has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his foe does. Commonly, Xerath takes less damage than Fiddlesticks. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the champ with more HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

In Xerath vs Fiddlesticks matchups, Xerath typically totals much more CS than Fiddlesticks. Champions who on average don't get a lot of minion kills typically do not have to have much CS to be effective. Instead, they are capable of scaling adequately off their skills and stats alone. However, champs with many minion kills, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

By default, Xerath vs Fiddlesticks tips, statistics, and build suggestions are given for all skill levels, merged. If you would like to scope the statistics and builds to a particular rank, you should use the selection menu located earlier on the page.

How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 9686 Xerath vs Fiddlesticks 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 Fiddlesticks as Xerath 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.