Xerath vs Tryndamere Counter Build

How to Beat Tryndamere as Xerath


We get our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated League rounds that we evaluate each and every week. This Xerath versus Tryndamere matchup guide resulted from an examination of 12,932 ranked games where both champs battled one another.

This matchup is fairly rare. Xerath encounters Tryndamere in only 2.8% of his matches. Xerath does a good job of beating Tryndamere. Normally, he wins a fantastic 52.0% of the time the champions face one another in. In Xerath against Tryndamere rounds, Xerath’s team is 2.0% less probable to earn first blood, implying that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Tryndamere.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Xerath Items to Counter Tryndamere

The best items to have in your Xerath versus Tryndamere build consist of Rabadon's Deathcap, Horizon Focus, and Luden's Tempest. When Xerath incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed much better vs. Tryndamere than with most other typical item sets.

Rabadon's Deathcap Item Horizon Focus Item Luden's Tempest Item

Best Xerath Runes to Counter Tryndamere

To have the best chance of beating Tryndamere as Xerath, Xerath players should use the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Absolute Focus, Scorch, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes. Out of all the rune sets players chose for Xerath vs Tryndamere clashes, this set of runes yielded the highest win rate. We have also shown the top Tryndamere runes to fend off Xerath in order to help you infer how he will likely be setup against your champ.

Best Xerath Runes

Arcane Comet Rune Arcane Comet
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Absolute Focus Rune Absolute Focus
Scorch Rune Scorch
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery

Best Tryndamere Runes

Fleet Footwork Rune Fleet Footwork
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Transcendence Rune Transcendence


The following tables underscore several influential Xerath versus Tryndamere counter statistics that can help us interpret the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Xerath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.8 is more than Tryndamere’s KDA ratio of 1.7, highlighting that Xerath may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Tryndamere. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in assists.

Battle Stats


Xerath Stats
6.1 6.5
Tryndamere Stats


Xerath Stats
5.4 6.1
Tryndamere Stats


Xerath Stats
9 4
Tryndamere Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Xerath Stats
3 2.9
Tryndamere Stats

Damage Dealt

Xerath Stats
21735 16766
Tryndamere Stats

Damage Taken

Xerath Stats
13579 31611
Tryndamere Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Xerath Stats
5.4 5.6
Tryndamere Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Xerath Stats
0.9 1
Tryndamere Stats

Dragons Killed

Xerath Stats
2 1.9
Tryndamere Stats

Barons Killed

Xerath Stats
0.4 0.4
Tryndamere Stats

Gold Earned

Xerath Stats
9986 12019
Tryndamere Stats

Minions Killed

Xerath Stats
91 151
Tryndamere Stats

Xerath usually has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy does. Typically, Xerath receives less damage than Tryndamere. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Xerath usually tallies many fewer minion kills than Tryndamere. Champions that don't get much CS usually don't have to have much CS to be useful. Instead, they are capable of scaling fully off their abilities alone. However, champions with scores of minion kills, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, try to best the averages shown here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 12932 Xerath vs Tryndamere 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 Tryndamere 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.