Ranked #5 out of 53 in JungleDiscover all Jungle champions who counter Master Yi. Use our statistics and learn how to counter Master Yi in League of Legends and win in Champion Select! Master Yi Data for all roles taken from 48,848607837,72240,21569 matches.
Maintained says “You beat him early game within your spires, and his biggest weakness is crowd control, meaning if you save your ult for him in teamfights, he's useless he pays the QSS tax. Once early game is over, he'll be able to run you down rather easily, and if he has QSS it will be difficult for you to lock him down.”
NixLychee says “His early game damage is nothing to scoff at, and you can't let him get to lategame. Ult him out of his W, and make sure to save Q for when he gets out of his Q. Insane farming and scaling. Very susceptible to CC and burst damage.”
Smartest2 says “Low risk to you, high risk to your team. Leave him alone in his jungle early game but try and get counter ganks off. Once he uses his q his damage output is fairly low. Mid-game we can 100-0 him.”
KamiKZ says “This match up is Graves favored, try to fight master yi early pre 6 and gain and exp and gold lead over him so you are able to fight him after lvl 6 aswell. Tip try to hold onto your W untill Master yi uses his Q (Alpha strike) on you and put down your w on top him there. Then you should be able to win the 1v1 against him. ”
KamiKZ says “Master Yi is a tricke one. He can downright outplay you if he has his meditate up and it is very hard to 1v1 him late game unless it is a 1v1 with isolation. Even then, he will still shred you. It´s a skill matchup most of the time. Extremely hard to duel without Q evolution and challenging smite. ”
KebabGames says “He can easily dodge your combo, and reduce the damage from your ultimate with his W. To counter him in the early game try to steal his jungle and 1v1 him in the jungle. With conqueror and level 3 there is a low chance for him to duel you.”
FREAKSTAR says “Yi is a ticking time bomb, all he needs is some gold and a beautiful flank to take over a game.
Keep vision in the jungle because if you let Master Yi flank during a teamfight and get resets on his ult you will be dealing with a disaster.
Keep him under control, stay even or ahead of him, and team fight with VISION. You will win if you just keep him under control.
Remember to play CLEAN and efficient, capitalizing on your mistakes are how Master Yi's win games.
He is my other main so I would know...”
BlackFalcon2005 says “Fight him early, you should beat him in a 1v1 if in equal grounds. It may still be hard as yi usually get fed through bot or top lane and then there is not much you can do about it.”
Karasmai says “Rhaast will hard counter yi as long as you Use your Knock up as soon as his Q is over it is a guaranteed hit and you can also use your W to cancel his W. I never struggle with yi but if i go Blue Kayn it will be very hard to win if he itemizes properly and times his W well, i typically look to kill his entire team then have my team help me kill the YI with some CC so i’d only play blue kayn if myteam had good cc”
Pusi Puu says “can block almost all your dmg and can just run you down after 6.
You win pre 6 since your kit is stronger and you can just wait for your cooldowns to come up again when he meditates. So try to invade him early game to set him behind. After 6 he is unfightable and just runs you down”
Arfreezy says “Can be a big threat if left to free farm for too long. Play to your lane priorities and establish a lead. Maintain grit stacks at first scuttle to bait an early skirmish. Abuse lane priorities to invade to prevent free farming. You should be able to establish a lead early before Yi hits his two item power spike and starts becoming OP.”
Doubtfull says “This match up can be annoying if the Master Yi takes Ignite. Try to bully him out of the game early by tracking him in his jungle. Take red smite as blue smite doesn't do anything against him. Don't let him alpha strike your knock up or you are in trouble.”
Doubtfull says “Lillia wins this pretty hard pre 6 but afterwards yi is a problem. Try to bully him early game as if it gates to late youre going to be in trouble. Sorc shoes might be the way to go in this match up.”
SnowballBarrage says “Needs to farm early, but if he gets ahead there's not much you can do because he damages multiple people at once so you can't even tank for your team. His Q can interrupt your snowball and his W can negate your R damage. ”
RactickTTV says “Master Yi is just an extremely annoying and great counter to Kayn. He outdamages you early on, outscales Shadow Assassin and destroys Rhaast everytime. His W (Meditate) allows his to counter your R or one shot. I would avoid fighting him early and look to play opposite side of the map and get lanes ahead. If you don't have CC on your time to lock him down, dodge!”
uSgSello says “Master Yi is comparable to Tryndamere. He will farm up until he have got his ult. After level 6 you shouldn't fight him because he is able to dodge your cocoon with his Q and have got a lot of dps.
Concentrate on ganking pre 6 and on counterganking after reaching level 6. ”
ak521 says “hahahah easy as hell matchup. He's dead with your cc. but don't 1v1, never 1v1. You /could/ get away but I wouldn't take the risk as his E does true damage. He'll be useless in team fights. Yes, you should focus Yi, especially late game, he scales well. Try as hard as you can to win early for your team and I would end ASAP as Yi can snowball a late game lead.”
PulseBeat_02 says “Master Yi can be a big or small threat depending on how smart you or the enemy plays. He can dodge your Q and also fight you while even being in your ultimate. (Makes him untargetable). If he tries to Alpha Strike you, use Black Shield to reduce the damage.”
Kayn Mains says “Really scary matchup for Kayn, especially in low elo. He can rightclick you to death and negate all your damage through his Medidate (W).
His ultimate is more powerful than most would expect. Make sure to avoid him unless you have your team as backup.
During late game you are unable to beat Master Yi in any form. Play to beat his team instead. If you went Rhaast, try to time your Blade's Reach (W) just right by knocking Master Yi up right after he uses Alpha Strike (Q) on you.”
Rhoku says “Master Yi is a very difficult matchup. If he gets fed, and the likelihood of him getting fed is high in soloq, then he will cut you down in 2 seconds and process to murder your team. You can beat him earlier on if you manage your abilities properly. By this I mean making sure you hit your Q and making sure he doesn't dodge your abilities with Alpha Strike. He outscales you very quickly once he kills you twice. After that point there is no hope against him between the %health damage and his true damage.”
Doubtfull says “This is a great match up for Fiddle. You can lock him down with your fear and burst him, you can cancel his W multiple ways, and your drain works on him even in alpha strike. Though if it goes to late game and he builds a QSS it could be problematic.”
auileta says “This could go both ways, either he dominates or you beat him. Usually you counter him because you win in the early game. Scuttle fights with him aren't the hardest but don't hesitate to call for assistance if you need it.”
RichMrFork says “Majority of Master Yi's won't have much early game presence as he's weak early on and should focus on farming. Yi is still a threat in a 1v1 early on though. If they take ignite then definitely avoid fighting him early without help. The nuance to fighting to Yi early is playing around your W. Many low elo Yi players will waste their Q. If Yi uses his alpha strike to gap close onto you then immediately lay your W down and play on it. He will end up either burning flash to escape it, get stunned and you can kill him or proc passive on him and run away. You need to be proactive on the map though because Yi turns into a monster mid and late game if your team doesn't know how to play around him or lacks reliable CC. Care for Master Yi counterganks after 6 though, Yi is amazing at cleaning up low health enemies because of his R and Q resets. I put this matchup as a 3 in low elo because Yi will always find a kill somewhere but in Plat+ its definitely a 2 matchup as people start to learn how to play around him.”
Irmike78 says “Dont fight him with R up. Besides that (and aslong as he isnt to fed) then fight with sums or team. Yi can always be 50/50 as you can fight on his Q cooldown and win or just get auto attacked 3 times and die. ”
PK Noob says “As soon as you see him all you have to do is root and run away. You'll never win duels against him unless you have the damage to burst him. When he q's you throw out your skills after his q finishes to finish him.”
Aqua Dragon says “Master Yi is surprisingly objective-focused, so you need to have an extremely vigilant eye on objectives to make sure they aren't taken early. Fortunately, Yi is especially prone to silences and suppressions due to their telegraphed landing spot from Alpha Strike. Still, after QSS, a smart Yi can still spiral out of control if they have an early lead.”
HVfun says “Well, Master Yi is Cancer. You can beat him by getting off ganks or invading early, but my mid game if your allies are getting picked, or don't team fight properly against him it's over. Essentially your team needs to hold a lot of damage to burst him when he engages, but it's hard to coordinate in Solo queue. ”
metalhydra273 says “Yi will die to your cc, and you should win 1v1s throughout the early game and parts of the mid game. Late game though he can easily run both you and your team over, especially if he gets a qss. Chain your cc correctly and the matchup is won. If he gets ahead early though, expect him to be very dangerous. Know when you can't beat him on your own anymore and use a friend or a few to pick him off easily.”
VeneficusFerox says “Special mention: remember that he cannot be slowed in his ult, but he can be stunned by your Gold Card. Use [[ghost]] to catch up if needed and try to bait his Q, since he can dodge your Gold Card with it.”
SoSheolH says “High damage carry who can shred you if he gets a good chance, but especially early with his long Q cooldown and low attack speed, you can just wait for him to use it and then stun him and burst him out. Most Yi players are stupid and won't hold Q until you try and stun them, but even if they do you can just use either E or W, then use the one you haven't used after they get out. You actually outdamage him early so you can take 1v1s.”
LilPaniniUwU says “His early game damage is nothing to scoff at, and you can't let him get to lategame. Ult him out of his W, and make sure to save Q for when he gets out of his Q. Insane farming and scaling. Very susceptible to CC and burst damage.
Kindredgarten says “Terrible to play against in solo queue with no coordination. However, you are more of a threat early so push the advantage and pray he doesn't get fed. Save your E's third attack for after his meditation.”
LilPaniniUwU says “Really scary matchup for Kayn, especially in low elo. He can rightclick you to death and negate all your damage through his Medidate (W). His ultimate is more powerful than most would expect. Make sure to avoid him unless you have your team as backup. During late game you are unable to beat Master Yi in any form. Play to beat his team instead. If you went Rhaast, try to time your Blade's Reach (W) just right by knocking Master Yi up right after he uses Alpha Strike (Q) on you.
Tormentula says “Master Yi loses early to Elise in 1v1s, Ganks, and Invades. He can't run from you easily so if you catch him he's typically dead. You can let him Q onto you and then cocoon when the Q expires to avoid him dodging it. Just be careful when he's in W as it can take awhile for you to finish him giving his team time to help. ”
Caled says “Master Yi is another really brutal matchup for Kayn. Regardless of what form you go, Master Yi can mitigate most damage from you with his Meditate (W) and can also prevent taking damage by using his Alpha Strike (Q). Going Rhaast, you can use Blade’s Reach (W) to instantly CC him after coming out of his Alpha Strike (Q) but besides that there is not much counterplay. Most of the matchup will require you to just avoid dueling him. When playing against Master Yi, it is recommended to only fight him with the help of your team and shut him down with CC.”
Loul_60 says “Yi isn't as bad as people think. Blue form can probably one-shot him as long as he doesn't use W or Q to dodge your W. Rhaast does fine into him as long as you hit a W. If you miss your first W, just Q then ult if you are below half hp or so, then try again.
Yi's Q and Kayn's ult are quite buggy, you may find you can't ult him until about half a second after he exits his Q.”
litecrunch says “Yi wants to do the same things you do, generally be more farm focused early and gank after 6. Don't really fight him early. If your team has cc then your burst will make him die quickly late game. You will have a better chance if you take more objectives from him and counter his gank attempts.”
liserith says “In low-elo, Master Yi is a MASSIVE problem. He can burst you down with literally one skill, his meditate can completely tank your E, and his ult makes him and even bigger pain in the ass. He's my perma-ban; anyone with a towerdive as free as his doesn't deserve to be in the game. But because he's much easier to deal with in higher elo, I'll put him at 4.”
Veralion says “Run ignite. Avoid him as usual in the early game. He wins quite handily until 6 because meditate is a balanced ability that can just stall until your E mark expires. And that's if he's not healthy enough to just right click you to death. If he's running ignite, that means he really wants to kill you at your second buff. Ward before starting it. Don't engage him if he has his ult available post-6. If you know it's down, save your ult to interrupt meditate and he's a free kill.
If he has a Taric, or a Yuumi, or a Lulu, ESPECIALLY if he has 2 of them, dodge the game. It's not worth playing into a 25 minute instant win condition. It doesn't matter how bad the Yi is, he will pentakill you at some point with those champions behind him. Funnel Yi, much like cancer, refuses to die, and the Yi is typically piloted by a very skilled high elo booster. Tarzaned says the only way to beat funnel Yi is with a very early game jungler with hard CC, which is the complete opposite of Shyvana. Just dodge it. ”
Gumipapucs says “Matchup depends on the YI.
Pre-6 you can abuse him early just like kayn. After that, only if you are ahead and/or red smite and you really want to kite on maximum attack range. If the fight gets close and he forces you to ult, he will get you low and get his Q up, so when your ult finishes you mostly cannot kill him with the E 3rd auto, as he will just Q+AA you right at the end, and it will most certainly kill you before you kill him. I mostly focus on f'ing him up in all ways i can and prevent his scaling. Being even is not a good thing. He is also impossible to kill early and midgame if you don't get a lead while his W lasts, dont waste your E 3rd auto on it. If you are not 100% HP when he does W you better just leave him and run away if he has red buff as his Q will be up soon too and he can turn on you quite easily even at 15-20% HP and win it. Unless you still have your E up and/or have a teammate helping you. Also watch out if you start blue and he starts red because after blue you most likely get your gromp, then he can be at your wolves clearing them and you won't know why and how is that guy there. Avoid fighting him at all costs in this scenario because he will have a redbuff and you won't and there is no way you win it. Ping your teammates, if your mid/supp can help collapse on him then he's dead, if not you just have to simply walk past him heading to your red (don't let him deal any damage to you). If he leaves a baby wolf that's like whatever, you will reset it on next gromp, but if he doesn't then he wasted an awful lot of his time and you can also stage a trap at his blue buff with a teammate, or you can just straight up 1v1 him as you will be lvl3 with a red buff and he will be still lvl2. If he's not lvl 2 that means you have enough time to get his blue and cause him major mana issues and force him to go base prematurely. If didn't back after taking your wolves as he should because running back from there takes a huge time, or you can see him if he walks through mid you can even take his gromp. Wolves are risky as they are too deep but you can manage to escape with some wallhops and the blastcone. This way you will have a huge advantage early and he will have to powerfarm a lot.”
poopyOCE says “I never had any problems with yi with this build, as you outheal his dps. Use E when he Alpha strikes. If he is using R to run, don't chase because he is too fast. Otherwise, if you don't lose early game, you win 1v1s.”
KeyTheMonolith says “If you let Master Yi get ahead he will snowball into carrying the game but if you cna shut him down you can kill him whether going blue kayn or red as with red u can cc with w to finish him or with blue u cna abuse the bug where you can w from inside a wall so he cant see it and he will be one shot with a classic combo.”
chevy the sloot says “I hate playing against this champion because of how dumb he is. He can duel you early so avoid him and can itemize early MR against you. Just don't let him snowball or it becomes annoying. Take red smite for the exhaust”
Shroomen Rider says “The current version of master yi does not care about your blind. He has invulnerability during his Q and goes invisible after he one shots your adc.
You don't 1v1 master yi, you tell your team to let the chimp over-engage and die. Shroom places he might flank from before team fights.”
Tinjus says “Master Yi is a tricky one. He can downright outplay you if he has his meditate up and it is very hard to 1v1 him late game unless it is a 1v1 with isolation. Even then, he will still shred you. Its a skill matchup most of the time.”
Do1HaveTh3Sauce says “Very hard to play against, but very playable, you need to avoid him early game and farm, make sure to grab objectives, and wait till you get items. Also wait for him to Q before using your CC abilities, because Yi's #1 weakness is CC.”
AyeJa3 says “ Don't engage him if he has his ult available post-6. If you know it's down, save your ult to interrupt meditate and he's a free kill. If he has a Taric, or a Yuumi, or a Lulu, ESPECIALLY if he has 2 of them, dodge the game. It's not worth playing into a 25 minute instant win condition. It doesn't matter how bad the Yi is, he will pentakill you at some point with those champions behind him”
PsiGuard says “Master Yi can win basically any matchup if he gets fed enough, but on average, this tends to be Nocturne favored. He can't burst you and he doesn't have escapes other than running away with R, so your fear is a good deterrent. If you and your team focus him in group fights, he should have a tough time doing his job.”
xDopii says “He can easily nuke you with his high attack speed and true damage. Always avoid 1v1s and stick with your teammates. In teamfights you can try to get your passive stacked on him and follow with a stun.”
Bel37 says “Snowball champ. You beat him in the river fight if he has conq. If he has Hail of blades you can still win, but it might be too risky for new viego players so just avoid the fight if his keystone is Hail of Blades. But if you want to limit test, just hold your w for his till after he q's. your w will be back up again when he mediates since the cooldown is low and now you just kill him or he flashes. He can get out of hand quickly though if your team cant cc him properly”
Xavierix says “Build Emberknife.
Try to steal his farm in the early game. His XP and Gold must be immediately less than yours.
Like you, he can solo Dragon and Herald at low level, so take Scuttle Crab, and ward objectives. If you see him taking dragon/Herald, try to steal it when Master Yi is low, possibly killing him first.
If he uses Q on you when you are rolling the snowball, don't release it: he will be hit and displaced in air . This is the right time that you and your team must focus him. If you are alone, it is quite useless to fight and most probably you will die, try to reach (without W is difficult) a camp with monsters (the Q/Smite on monsters can save you), an ally, or a jumping plant instead.
Disengage is Master Yi’s worse nightmare. As soon as he activates his Ultimate R and runs towards your team, disengage so he cannot take over the fight.
When low, make sure you back away even if Master Yi isn’t there. If he picks up free and easy kills, he will snowball heavy and take over the next team fight.
Try and wait for Master Yi to use his Q before locking him down with CC. As he can use his Q to dodge skill shots and CC if timed correctly, it’s best to wait for him to use this ability before trying to kill him.
You Have to finish the game with a victory as soon as possible. More time you play, the more is the probability to lose. He can carry solo also if whole his team is noob.
I always BAN HIM in Draft Mode. ”
ChaseMorePlz says “You have a very easy time fighting him when you group up with your team. After he alpha strikes, stun him and he dies instantly. It's best not to 1v1 him until you have a clear lead or item advantage. ”
ChaseMorePlz says “Due to the Bloodrazor/Guinsoo's Rageblade changes, he is actually a big threat to you especially when you don't have any armor, he will delete you. Fight him pre-6 and before he gets sated, respect him when he gets these power spikes. CC him and focus him down with your team and you'll be fine :)”
Wolf Rengar says “Recommended: Electrocute Rune Page/Build.
Tips: Wait for his W before ever jumping on him or jump on him without using any spells so he will use his W and after that burst him.
Invade in early but be careful because he might win if you play that badly.
Yi is gonna farm a lot so make sure to gank and end game asap.”
Maverka88 says “Really hard matchup for evelynn.
He can survive your whole burst by his W and then you do nothing to save your life. Also you never run from him. My advice is to kill him before he can react.”
MrMuckDuck says “Master Yi could be a threat, depending on whether or not he performs well in early game. If you stop Master Yi from ganking your team and stealing your buffs, he won't necessarily be much of a problem late game. Every Yi will eventually start dealing damage, even if he's 0/5, so be careful about underestimating his position in the match.”
DarkAuraLOL says “you can outclear master yi in this matchup, also try to catch him on low hp in his jungle, you can easily outsmite him, he has low mobility early ,easy escape or chase, his gank potential is bad, you can counter gank him well, also, once you get jg item and tiamat, you can 1v1 him , but you cant just all on him, try to go burst him then e out, and he'll chase you, then you can use R and delay him, then hes gonna use his w, you can after than try to fight him after his ult expires, but if you guys are equal on level health and gold , he will win 1v1 early, so care, also you will outscale him if he doesnt get fed , just make sure you take his camps and protect yours and you'll be fine”
G Spot God says “If you want a champion to counter yi, look no further than the scorpion. His immense cc completely locks down the master noob. Does anyone like Yi players? don't let up, abuse him because if he does get even a mini lead it could be ggs.”
Crossknight06 says “You cant beat him he dodge your e play tank and do all drakes very fast do gangs and get more kills and get fed early use r to destroy hes w at late game you don't have to worry of you are fed tank and have mountain soul but better play together with team”
MetaSolaray says “This scale starts small and scales to extreme the longer the game goes especially if he has a taric on his team. Invade him early and often, and hold your bear stun till after he begins meditating. If you waste your stun he can get a full meditate off allowing his allies to rotate and his passive to grow for free.”
DarkAuraLOL says “you can outclear master yi in this matchup, also try to catch him on low hp in his jungle, you can easily outsmite him, he has low mobility early ,easy escape or chase, his gank potential is bad, you can counter gank him well, also, once you get jg item and tiamat, you can 1v1 him , but you cant just all on him, try to go burst him then e out, and he'll chase you, then you can use R and delay him, then hes gonna use his w, you can after than try to fight him after his ult expires, but if you guys are equal on level health and gold , he will win 1v1 early, so care, also you will outscale him if he doesnt get fed , just make sure you take his camps and protect yours and you'll be fine ”
Sq_09 says “Master Yi is an incredibly strong champion by himself. In coordinated play or higer elos, teams will work to shut him down, but in low elo he can snowball off of a single kill. If he wants to kill you, he will kill you. Don't E him from far away, since he will have time to react to it with Alpha Strike if he's in range. Wait for him to use his Q or get close and hope that he doesn't get a hard-read on you. If you manage to E him, he can just W your burst and unless you use Zhonya's, he can just Q to dodge your R if he can't just outrun it. His Q deals massive damage to your plants as well.”
RedNBlue says “He will alpha strike you and with his new build he will kill you in less than a second later in the game. Ive seen it and it is just sad. No matter who your playing your dead in less than a second. He alpha strikes you your dead and if he autos you, your dead.”
C7 Lord Pingu says “CC him after his Q and go Kraken Slayer. If he isn't ulting, try to combo him > hide in E til your stun is up > continue fight and save stun to cancel his W. Honestly shouldn't be a hard matchup. That being said sometimes laners do laner things. Also he's really easily invadable if you get a lead.”
KaynPlayer814 says “Since you are both really weak in the early game its really hard to punish him in the early game. Later if you get RedKayn he has enough damage to kill you. If you go BlueKayn he can easily block your combo with his q and then run you down. To win this matchup you need to hope your lanes win and help you play the game. ”
RedNBlue says “Master Yi is an easy kill early game but once he gets his alpha strike going he will be so very annoying and you will have a hard time killing him as you would have to w where you stand timed with him getting out of you and then run to kill him.”
Snap0ner says “So easy to kill earlygame. When ganking him ,save box a few seconds if you think he will Heal up in middle of fight. Try to set him behind by farming his creeps and killing him over and over. A well farmed Yi can be a problem later.”
Hidon1 says “This match up is very hard. He can Q your snowball - he outscales you. The one advantage you have on him, is that he cannot impact the map at all early game so he just gives you free ganking options. If you are vs Taric/Yi I recommend that you dodge!”
dat udyr guy says “early game you can fuck him with help but hes a ticking timebomb. win early or lose. you have a lot of cc which is the way to beat yi but he can dodge your q or r with his q so its kinda hard”
Schadenfreude says “kill him any change you get. If he wants scuttle, kill him. If he wants dragon, kill him. If he wants his own camps, fuck him up. You put him behind and he wont be able to catch up unless your team is braindead. ”
Watsonthe8th says “I bet you think jax should clap yi right? like he can become immune to auto attacks. WRONG. yi smacks jax pre six, he just hits q and dodges your e stun. I really don't like this match up because of this and that he can duel you pretty easily. Yi also has such potential to snow ball. But given that he does not run away with the game your power levels even out. The key to the match up is not to take dumb 1v1s against the yi without a clear advantage on your part and to do your best to shut him down early.”
Lazlum says “He is a power farming jgler just like you.His collector build is good vs squishy ,so you have the potential to 1v1 and shut him down on teamfights.If he gets a lead tho he will just run your team down ”
Karthus man says “He can dodge most of your damage and heal a LOT. The way you beat him is by not letting him get ahead in the early game and keep your distance and just get him low with your Qs and then go all-in on him. If you get to mid-late game you should be able to kill him easily if he isn't fed. Be weary because he can solo baron at about level 15 if he has enough items.”
Ivern OTP says “I think Master Yi is in the same category as Nidalee. A good master Yi will ruin your chances of remotely winning and a bad one can make the enemy team missing ping him to another dimension.
A good tip is to find Yi taking raptors early and wait for him to Q the raptors. Raptors then will aggro Master Yi and you can walk in and fight him since raptors won't aggro onto you since you are such a good boi druid. GG early game. I wouldn't recommend doing this but sometimes it works and you feel really good about yourself when it does. It sucks when it doesn't though ngl. ”
McSushi says “Every time I see the enemy pick him, I know it's an easy win. there's no way you lose to a champion that cant fight early AND can't gank pre 6 (usually).
all he does is farm, and you beat him at all stages of the game with your dps and utility, if you don't play horribly wrong. (or your team feeds) (and if you're not sitting on extra gold)”
PyroPhynix says “Although he may not always beat you early his Q can completely counter Nunu and Willump's Snowball. And if timed right he can completely counter your R by using his Q at the right time.”
nicksms says “Your entire kit fucks this kid up. Q to take him on a ride to the nearest tower/box, W to place box at feet to prevent him from going in on you, backstab in Wuju style, E as he runs away. R if necessary”
Connweasel says “You can punish Master Yi early, look for early fights and counter ganks against this champion. You can quickly burst him down at all point in the game, however if he gets fed he can be hard to deal with.”
REXAI TurboSmurf says “rek´sai is one of bigest master counter, even is late, you are able to burst him faster than he stack conq. but dont use r when he have w. and dont use w manually. he just q and you dont knock up him. wait for his q. anyway ez matchup.”
CalicoCactus says “Yi starts early / mid in your favor, but with the new Kracken Slayer and yi's E, his tank shred starts a lot earlier than you would hope. Take advantage of his bad early game and get massive leads for your team making it almost impossible for him to come back from.”
MRbestnameEVER says “Yi can outduel you easily. while you are using your Q and E, he can just autoattack you and deny your unborrow trick with his Q too which makes him VERY hard to kill. A good master yi player can outduel you so easily. Consider banning.”
b4kk0n the Gold Jungler says “This match up is not only on tiny because of the existence on Kraken Slayer. Master Yi, before Kraken Slayer + Guinsoo/Collector is stupidly easy to Shen. Wait for his Q, then E+Q+W, and you win the duel 9/10 times.”
Oddirear says “Being able to become untargetable is a real frustration for Rek'Sai, she's a simple lady who just likes to claw and bite people to death. Also having lots of life gain and high mobility can make this match up difficult unless you have a series of tunnels nearby to escape into. ”
White Cr0w says “So easy to kill earlygame. When ganking him ,save box a few seconds if you think he will Heal up in middle of fight.
Try to set him behind by farming his creeps and killing him over and over.
A well farmed Yi can be a problem later.”
SketchtheHunter says “Very annoying. He loves to farm just as much as you do but has an instant way to get out of the way of your Q. Can very easily stall out your ulti. Try to bully around lvl 3 to stop him in his tracks.”
Faraz_shadow says “His Q range is almost the same as your E range, so when you try to E him, he will most likely dodge it (AND your tentacles) by pressing Q. his late game power is so good. try to land your E on him no matter what and cc him with your team.”
Fresh Diamond says “i is a hit or miss champion. If your team is smart enough to deny him kills and you counter jungle his camps, he becomes useless. On the other hand, if he manages to snowball, you lose at all stages of the game. The key to stopping a Yi is to choke his gold income.”
Alcibiades1473 says “Yi can cut through you pretty easily with a few items. You can save E to knock him out of W so he's not a complete counter, but you might want to consider going the bruiser build path”
cobraguides says “If it is a fed Yi, we all know how annoying he can be. Regardless, throw your W under your feet when he Qs you and then Q,auto, auto, R and you should one shot him. Try not to let him lifesteal and keep him in your W so he can't see you”
BoyWonder00 says “He can outheal your damage with his W. However, Fiddle's W has a unique property. Normally, when a Master Yi Q's, he cannot be damaged. However, Fiddle's W will continue to damage him and heal himself through that. This works against any champion with an ability similar to Yi's. (Fizz and Vladamir are good examples.)”
Nyftt says “High attack speed with true damage on his E ability. Yi's like to build blade of the ruined king as well which don't help as he will shredding your hp quite fast. You have a lot more play-making ability so if you get your carries ahead and build a frozen heart you should be fine. Just note that if he gets very fed you will not have much fun.”
Holessando says “Don't feed him, if you and your team feeds him, your game is most of the time over, since he's really overpowered when fed.. if he's good, he will try to invade your red and wait for you, this happened to me many times, he waited for me in the bush and he killed me.. be careful when clearing camps and fight only when you're sure you can kill him”
metalhydra273 says “Yi can be dangerous, especially with a funnel, but Skarner is definitely one of the better champs at beating him. Your cc absolutely ruins him, just watch out for a possible qss. When on his own it's pretty self explanatory on beating him, but with funnel, try to counter any dives they pull with your cc and look to bait out Taric ult. If he gets ahead and builds a qss though, it may be game over.”
NixLychee says “He's squishy, so you should win if you land your combo correctly, but don't let him get the first attack, because that will start to proc the Guinsoo's that he inevitably built. Kill him early to prevent snowballing.”
AKScorched says “An experienced Master Yi would invade a lot and if you're unlucky enough, get a lot of kills on lane, thus ending your game. If you do happened to go up against him, warn your teammates to play safe, otherwise he gets fed and 1 Q destroys Fiddle.”
Xe0N says “He won't touch you in the early game because he is pretty bad in the early game (Just like you are) so you can farm freely. He is very powerful after level 6 so your team should play under their towers.”
brSL7 says “É meus amigos ta ai um perigo para o Dr mundo kkk.
Caso o Master Yi saia pelo mapa pegando KS e consiga fechar seus itens muito cedo, ele irá ser um GRANDE PROBLEMA.
Por exemplo se tiver um Master Yi de Espada do Rei e Guinso, não importa o quão forte você esteja, o Master Yi vai te matar MUITO FÁCIL.”
Aas112mm says “There is really nothing a master yi can do to you, you just R him as soon as he come out of alpha strike.
Although watch out for late because if you cane kill him fast enough he might become a big problem and kill you easily.”
deadsilnce says “basically counters everything you do he can q when you w and w when you ult and he out damage and sustain
best thing to do is to counter him in team fight since you can insta knock him up with your w if he q”
Coccaa says “Master Yi clears camps very well because of his Q. However, this results in low ganking potential until level 6. Once level 6, he starts to become more powerful as his damage and attack speed increase majorly. The best way to beat him is to Q him after he uses his Q, or to Q him unexpectedly. You can even contest him at Rift Scuttler because he's very squishy. ”
frvrtm says “He outscales you, but you are a much better fighter in early game. Try to catch him napping without his Q with your stun, your BOTRK healing should do the job. It will make his task to scale a lot harder. You can try invading his jungle.”
wild overload lol says “Não poderia dizer que nosso querido espadachim Yi seja um counter de Shaco em específico, mas como o objetivo do Shaco é drenar os recursos do jungler inimigo e matar ele, o Master Yi se recupera muito rápido disso e com facilidade, sinceramente, meu pesadelo nas filas ranqueadas.”
PsiGuard says “This matchup can be rough if Master Yi gets items, but usually it won't come to that. Use your superior early pressure to build a lead for your team and contest him wherever you have lane priority. Make sure you get Ninja Tab in this matchup.”
KillyOne says “Popular pick in lower elo, snowballs really hard and can ruin your game if not shut down properly. Thats why i put it as major risk. Early on you are stronger 1 on 1, but make sure to cancel his W with your E or R.”
League Of Cursed says “He outscales you pretty hard, sort of. You can 100% kill him late game, but if he gets his dodges your fear, you are dead. If he doesn't then you made him waste 2.25 seconds of his ult late game, and hopefully your team has followed up on your cc and killed him.
Dopamine_influx says “The matchup is pretty easy IMO, you're stronger early, even with his W, so you can contest him on scuttles, provided the lanes are even/you have prio/ you won't be at a number's disadvantage. You can't OS him, but you can always combo, disengage while he uses W, then re engage. Later on, you still OS him if you're fed, else, you just focus other targets. Sometimes yi goes tanky though, so you don't really OS him, but then you don't focus him.
If he's funneling, you look to contest him if you have prio, else you just ignore him and perma dive bot/top and get objectives.”
Xeldom says “Even match-up. Master yi is capable of killing you for many stages of the game. Rengar is unable to burst through yi's meditate unless with a huge gold lead or by a surprise. Do not let yi farm for free and shut him down early by mirroring his early start and force skirmishes.”
Poohlio says “He's only scary when he has items, but don't underestimate him, his E true damage and W heal/damage reduction is more than enough to fight you. Get Blue form and pop him or Red to peel him off your team. OwO)b”
Jogress says “At my gold-platinum elo, this char is pure canser. Whenever i don't ban him - i regret it very often.
You can't slow him with E. Putting him to sleep is very slow process, and good Yi still can dodge final effect with his Q. Also, Lillia slowly burns her enemies - Yi just cuts everyone into oblivion. Aaand, almost always - you can't outrun him.
His W probably will outheal your Q+W combo - killing him also might be hard.
If Yi gets ahead - then it's over. Consider playing accurately: don't feed him, monitor Dragon\Nashor pits, COUNTERGANK him! Don't fight 1x1. He is strong at dueling you even early, so be very carefull and ping for your team to help.
Pick fights with your E+R when team is nearby - that way your ult won't be completely useless, unless he dodges it, that is(
Yi-feeder is, luckily, absolutely useless (no CC, no dmg). Shame, i meet Yi-Gods much more often.”
ZLOCO says “He's dead with your cc. but don't 1v1, never 1v1. You /could/ get away but I wouldn't take the risk as his E does true damage. He'll be useless in team fights. Yes, you should focus Yi, especially late game, he scales well. Try as hard as you can to win early for your team and I would end ASAP as Yi can snowball a late game lead.”
NoLyfe says “You beat him early game so try to snowball, If you make it to late game and he's scary , just r and wait for him to hop on someone then burst him. It's when no one focuses him he's scary.
AWierdShoe says “You win 1v1s in the early game, so try to invade and force him to fight. Later when he gets his item powerspikes he will become a menace. Set him behind XP and farm as much as possible. When dueling, pop your W AFTER he uses his Q on you. I usually take Ignite into this matchup.”
FUCKTHEPOPULATION says “Yi is a really big threat since he can ult and basically catch up to you and also if he knows what hes doing he can even cancer your ult so whatever happens DO NOT try to solo him.”
DarkArbalist613 says “Yi can run you down and his Q can keep him from dying to your autos. His W gives him a ton of reduced dmg do make sure to take conq in this matchup as it is really easy to stack it on him. If he begins to snowball avoid him 1v1, and take him out in teamfights.”
Dreadscythe95 says “He can outrun you and escape a lot of cc with his Q. If he exploits your early weaknesses since you are a tank in jungle, he can outscale you and become the late game monster that he can become so play safe, play smart and pressure more. Make your teamates outscale him.”
Sheepchu says “No need to say much, Master Yi is so fast that you will likely MISS ALL YOUR SKILLS during the fight. He will instantly Q after you pop your sleep, and bother you in your jungle camps. Avoid this match.”
nextonetwo says “annoying all the time, bane of my existence. Need to lock him down so your team can burst him in fights, easy to fight against, but you can't ever fight him alone unless you're super ahead.”
nextonetwo says “annoying all the time, bane of my existence. Need to lock him down so your team can burst him in fights, easy to fight against, but you can't ever fight him alone unless you're super ahead.”
Raztrok says “Busca de hacerle counter jg y robarle su jg, si lo ves en los primeros minutos solo pelearle, si ves que retrocede tu también lo haces.
No dudes en tirarle todo, pero trata siempre en tirarle r+e para así hacerle daño.”
Murderman5 says “For yi, You have to let yi dash at you with his Q and after that you have to take advantage of the lifesteal with your Q and the fearing ability as well, Gaining lots of stacks of conqueror making the duel a easy one, Keep using Q constantly”
Omega Zero says “Farmers like Yi not only clear camps really quick, they can still have successful ganks and can scale well late game. They tend to be squishy, but don't let them get a lead otherwise they'll be snowballing hard.”
nickname3110 says “He can easily 1vs1 you with his high attack speed so always avoid him and stick with your teammates. In teamfights you can try to get your passive stacked on him and follow with a stun.”
Hide on Nidalee says “Hmmm Yi is a very annoying match, before 6 he can beat you if he do it well, and after 6 you dont have any chanse to kill him (on equal conditions) Take Phase Rush if u are a pussy player, and DH with sorcery if u wanna try to beat him on early”
DarkPit59 says “Maître Yi est un assassin qui prend beaucoup de dégâts dans sa jungle. Ses chemins dans sa jungle sont nombreux et il est difficile de prévoir sa trajectoire. Placez autant de vision que possible dans sa jungle et tentez de l'éliminer rapidement avant les combats d'équipe ou laissez vos équipiers lui appliquer un CC avant de tenter de l'éliminer en frontal.”
Al3ksP says “Master Yi can be hard to deal with some times, but if you have your ult up you can be able to stun him very easily, when he Q's you while your ult is nearby the shaco clone will take damage and then break, When this happens he'll be stunned and take alot of damage”
rokazz says “in short you will have difficulties with champions with a strong early game or with very high mobility, what you must do to get around this is to ward well and be smart not to suffer any pick off or invade”
Vazo says “Master Yi is quite oppressive versus Graves because he can easily stick onto you. Graves doesn't have hard cc, so once Master Yi gets items, you can't really do much against him except purchasing a stopwatch and playing around your teammates.
Try to engage in fights with Master Yi pre-level 6 to generate a gold/exp lead over him, to ensure that you are able to deal with him more easily after level 6.
Try to hold onto your [W] Smoke Screen until Master Yi exits his [Q] Alpha Strike. You should be able to win the 1v1 against Master Yi if you place your W directly on him after he uses his Q.”
WickedPoppet says “He outscales you pretty hard, sort of. You can 100% kill him late game, but if he gets his dodges your fear, you are dead. If he doesn't then you made him waste 2.25 seconds of his ult late game, and hopefully your team has followed up on your cc and killed him.”
SavageFy says “Personally, I never have problems with Yi early on, and once Amumu has reached 6 you can CC chain him with Q and Ult to the point where he can be killed before he can really do any damage.”
TrevorJayce says “The biggest issue with fighting a Yi is the fact that most of them will start off a fight thinking they can win it, then W once they realize they're being outdamaged, and spam ping one of their laners to come help them. He shouldn't be much of an issue unless he gets ahead, at which point, just hope you can oneshot him before he can W.”
Nico449c says “Yi is almost unbeatable early for you in a 1v1 fight even if you hit the cocoon since hes w makes most of your dmg disappear if you get a bit snowballed early you can win it or if you invade him at hes camp at lvl 3 you got a chance but be aware just attempt to outgank him since he got really weak ganking potential.”
Ryttar says “Just Q him to watch him run away when his R is on. In early you'll beat him so deny him the scutlers and farm to get 6 sooner than him. If you expect a gank you'll be more powerful than him so countergank as much as you can.”
lheisse says “yi can be a big threat if he has skill. He can dodge both your ult and q with his q and stay on top of you with his r. Additionally, your ult slow will not affect him during his ult so keep that in mind as well.”
GODEFFO says “Target Ban, possibly only in the lower ranks, Yi's scaling potential is very high, in the lategame, TF has a hard time keeping up with him in all aspects of the game, objective controll, rotations or vision management. Early LVL threat is not so high, using gold card and backwards kiting, Yi is manageable.”
66lew says “Must kite Master YI. KIte this guy and continually sentd him over and over again and out play him because he is bigger than you and Q, your dead you must ensure to correctly lite on mechanics because master wolf always Q in TF.”
Soulreaperjin says “He's extremely strong because of his E which gives him true damage out of the gate and also get's bonus AD per level ability which melts you immediately even with full armor items.
He's must ban champ in ranked.”
NegativeSe7en says “Apesar de ser forte, é possível trocar com ele, dependendo da runa que ele estiver, tente, embosca-lo no arongueijo, e espere ele usar alguma habilidade, só use o W quando ele te der dano,”
pokeyminch5236 says “Master Yi is not so hard to fight if he isn't fed. Make sure to land your e and wait for the q to attack. You can cancel his meditation by placing the wall to where the ring would actually hit him.”
The Top Bear says “Crush him early, he can't stop you if you wait to spear him till after he q's. Alternatively, hit him with a spear after he uses it on a camp.
After all, you are a huntress. Stalking your prey and waiting for the best time to strike is half of what playing Nidalee is all about.”
RaptorDre says “With his True damage it doesnt matter how much Armor you build almost, but conqueror is nerfed so it won't be as much true damage (So Yi wont deal 200 true damage per AA now). But you will be able to outplay him by placing Q on top of yourself and CC'ing him as soon he re-appears on top of you. ”
urrb says “This matchup is also about who gets a lead first and who catches who. If yi catches you at your buff before you hit three, you won't be able to escape if you're unable to win. If you hit three without him invading, many times you can try to catch him at his second buff without his Q (alpha strike) and you'll be able to either chase him out of his jg and force a back/flash or kill him. ”
SpecterZX says “This is your other counter because you cant hit a W on him,which is most of your damage.Use the same strategy as with Olaf.I personally choose to ban Yi cuz he is played more and you can usually run away from the other counters.”
SeekerPTK says “Master Yi has no real dueling power when his ult is on cooldown (85 seconds). If you ever see a Master Yi without it, do not waver, go kill him because it is also his major form of escape. Masteri Yi looks to farm up and scale on items - he's very weak until he completes his jungle item. Look to fight him 1v1 in his own jungle and bully him off of camps whenever possible to slow his scaling. Do not try to 1v1 a Master Yi when behind. Instead, try to focus him down with teammates since he doesn't build tanky early in the game. Farming out against a Yi is very dangerous, but can be possible since his invading isn't too threatening. If he does decide to do so, don't get baited by his Meditate into overstaying - his team is likely coming. Double-check the minimap whenever he uses the ability, it has a 35 second CD so he can only use it once per fight.”
KitsyMamori says “This shouldn't be too hard for you late game. Keep ganking and avoid contact with him until late game (or if you're fed delete him with your combo). Don't spam your abilities on him as his Q dodges a lot of it. Wait for him to Q, then use your stuff!”
OGPOTATOJEFFSHACO says “early on save you Q prep a box when he Q onto you run into the box. Ignite when he mediatates and place another box down you just win after. Q auto to finish off. If its a gold funnel you're fucked just ff”
PokeBen6551 says “If he pulls some ganks off in early and farms like hes supposed to, Master Yi isn`t just a threat to Shyvana, but every other Champion that doesn`t counter him. Definitely ban when you can.”
Simphoria says “Obviously his snowball potential is high but I will specifically pick Sejuani into this matchup. He lacks any ability to avoid our CC (except during Alpha strike) and his biggest counter is CC. When he is in the game, wait for him to alpha strike the back line, Q + W him. Once you get your E up he will be dead. He'll farm a lot during the game but his ganks or bumping into him in the river is not to be feared. ”
Xelaadryth says “When he goes in on your team, ult when his alpha strike is about to end. Your chain stuns on him should end him quickly as it not only stops his damage but cancels his damage reduction from Meditate. He'll be immune to your Rylai's slows though.”
LFS_aXent says “Master Yi's ult speed, plus his alpha make him a tough matchup for Jhin. Good luck rooting and counter-ganking. It's similar to Xin Zhao, in that he can easily fight you and win. His W can save him from your fourth shot, but leaves him vulnerable from your root, and a follow up by nearby laners.”
Lyieru says “This match up is totally in favor for Master Yi. He has more attack speed and can deal more damage in two seconds than you. Your advantage is using the ultimate when he uses his Q or W, you can restore your life or cooldown your skills while you're invisible”
Laverenz says “Many people these days fears Master Yi, and bans him in every low elo game. If you see a Master Yi on the enemy team, be happy. Seriously. He is one of the easiest champions to beat as skarner.”
Her0mars says “This guy will spend most his time farming, but if he gets ahead and you guys lack a lot off cc, prep anus. Stomp his lanes while he farms and remember starve a carry jungler and they will be almost entirely useless. when defending against his splitpush, make sure you send someone that he can't kill under tower, and that they don't fight him or they will most likely lose and he will take the objective anyway.”
Hamstertamer says “You have no hard CC so you can't deal with him, his ult makes him immune to your slow, and he can block your ult with his W. He beats you 1v1, he'll counterjungle you and you can't contest. Just group with your team and hope they can CC him so you can land your Q. Get zhonyas so he can't focus you.”
Yuki H. says “Though Master Yi deals physical damage, his E allows him to do true damage and Q allows him to gapclose. Once he hits 6, it is almost impossible to duel him, and even in the early stages, he will most likely channel meditate to negate your burst before re-engaging. However, he is very vulnerable to cc and he could be quite useless in a 2v2 where your team has good cc.”
AaronStonne says “Se ele grudar em vc, gg. 3 Opções: Pegue ele, com sua ulti ligada, do outro lado da parede; Se ele pular em você, use flash e se ele não flashar junto, ou corra ou mate ele dependendo da situação; Fique invisível, espere ele pular em você e depois use flash pela parede”
Hamstertamer says “Horrible. Can jump you and oneshot you and you can't do anything since you have no CC and he's immune to slows with ult. You can't 1v1 him at any stage of the game, your only hope is that your team can CC him in a teamfight so you can burst him. Only item that remotely deals with him is zhonyas. Wait for him to jump a teammate and counter-initiate with your stealth advantage. And even then he'll just meditate and you can't break it. Group up, teamfight, and hope he ints.”
sNenSss says “Master yi is pretty squishy so it's very easy to kill him. But beware he can dodge your Q E with his Q, so you don't get your Frosty stacks. He also has his W to block all your DMG be aware.”
Chromuro says “Always keep you Q for when yi goes into alpha, this way you won't waste it. If he invades, keep the distance with the jungle monsters, so he can get less hits possible on you. Luckily your can stop him when he activates highlander”
HKRV says “Only in the late game means real trouble, also you cannot stop with W. Early game you can punish him really well and try to counter jungle him. Also he vulnerable to stuns, so always E first then beating him up.”
4by3 says “You counter hard. Save your W for his meditate, his clear isn't that great either so you will beat him early. Late game you one shot him since you are an assassin, so technically you beat him every part of the game unless you fight him when he has guinsoos passive.”
raMe162 says “Your W doesnt do anything against him, I've decided to permaban him because that and for the fact that he is super strong at lower elos. Wait for him to use his Q and while he is using that, run towards a wall and wait him to pop out from his Q and stun him. Really hard matchup still.”
TheStabbio says “Biggest pain in the a** of all. He has a very good early game dmg and can basically become a monster in late if he gets spear of shojin. Try to gank as much as you can to outgank him and then try to end as fast as you can.”
ASV1994 says “Vsing Yi early game will be easy but as the game goes on Yi most likely scales attack speed so you wont be able to Vs him even in mid game. So i suggest ban Yi no matter how dumb it might seem. ”
MrPuggles says “ Master Yi is extremely feast or famine. If he gets ahead, surrender. If he is behind, free food. It is always one way or the other. Try to get ahead of him by invading him. He is much weaker than you until he gets his Guinsoo's Rageblade. Be careful, as even if he is behind, he will eventually catch back up. He is very OP even with only 3 items and boots. A helpful trick is using your Three Talon Strike to cancel his Meditate.”
Lichskorpion says “With this build there's nothing you can do against Master Yi late game because you're not building Thormail and Zz'Rot is nothing against him... I always ban him when I play this build :)”
Aoefa says “You can't kill him really, so no 1v1's. If he picks up a couple of kills from ganks he becomes unstoppable. Your CC istelegraphed so he can dodge it. Try to lock him down and burst him in tf's”
Intello says “Yi is iffy. If he's ahead he can burst you down but if he's behind you might be able to kite and kill him.
If you see a Yi heading towards you and you DON'T want to fight don't cast and spells while running, the animation will give him enough space to Q on you.
After he Q's on you EW him and run. He's a melee champ and if he burns his Q then he's easily kited.
When he uses his Ultimate, DO NOT USE W UNLESS HE HAS E ON HIM. His ultimate makes him invulnerable to slows, but not roots/stuns. If you throw a W on him without an E it'll do nothing.”
Bombabo says “Master Yi poses no threat as long as you have your combo ready. your charm will interrupt his W, meaning he can't negate your damage. Do be careful of when he uses his q. After that, He'll go down extremely easily”
HAMMERSLAYER says “A very passive jungler most of the time, he will spend most of the time farming and trying to secure objectives like dragons and towers while ganking only the very overextending lanes that can provide with very secured kills which will allow him to snowball in late game.”
xMalcho says “Invade him alot his clear in the early is bad.Save your w for the moment he w because he will reganarste health if you don't and then his q will come and he is probably going to kill you.”
MrParias says “you can maybe kill him early game but if he gets fed from other lanes then you cant duel him.Extremely good 1vs1 potential and melts through armor.Try counter jungling and warding your area.”
TheLandlos says “Master Yi shut you down hard, since you can't kite him when he ults. If he wants you dead, he will kill you.
During teamfights you can outperform him, but you need to be very carefull.”
Toad12138 says “He is quite strong in early skirmishes, but has terrible ganks early. Abuse this fact and the fact that Yi has a pretty obvious jungle path to get your red form early where you can shut him down in teamfights and skirmishes. Don't go blue against him since his W Meditate and his Q Alpha Strike and make him avoid most damage.”
quinceeeee says “Yi has high damage even in early game. However, he is still weaker than mordekaiser early, since he has no attack speed and MR. Don't be scared if he tries to steal your farm, just fight back and you are likely to win !”
Shderen says “Will very likely know what he is doing, but simultaneously, will probably still be ass. If you know he's ulting and gonna chase you down, throw an E where you're both running in hope to snare him. Consider exhaust?”
Jomickies says “Master Yi is an incredibly oppressive champion. If he is ahead after level 6 he can solo kill you at any point int he game. His primary goal is to power farm to level 6 as fast as possible. As a result you should try to get off early ganks and empower your team so that they can kill him if you CC him. Your goal versus Master Yi is simply to lock him down and let your team kill him.”
WiskeyANDGin says “cant beat him,his dps is too big for your healing,try and kill him early game, on late you will do nothing to him.If u cant escape him, just w after his q and start a fight,use your ultimate till the end, try and save time and hope u get backup.If you predict his q with your w then u have u chance to stun him after he exits q”
xTheUnlimited says “Your huge amount of CC is your counter towards him. He can still be pretty dangerous, because due to his On-Hit build he shredds tanks like they are ADC's. So, definitly avoid fighting him whenever you meet him. Try to wait with your ultimate till the point where his Q is on cooldown. ”
ApexZulu says “Unless you manage to get ahead of the Yi early, post 6 he will almost always beat you. However Trundle wins against Yi at the early crabs, and can usually gain an advantage through safely counter jungling or securing map objectives.”
LePlay says “Although you can´t block his Q blink with your W, he still is extremely vulnerable to stuns and knock-ups. Furthermore, he possesses no CC abilities, the only thing to worry about is to get as much armor as possible”
drunken hunter says “Master Yi can be used as a roaming machine and get fed if he is away. If he stays on the top lane, watch out for his (Q) and his (E) the (E) will do true dmg on hit.
If you trade him and and he uses his ult - try not to get hit and run to bush til his ult is over, after that you can trade him much better. My tipp: get life steal (but not as first item) or do the lvl 2/3 engage.”
T0RTU says “Pretty much the same as Zed, Skarner can stop Yi and leave him useless and exposed to all the damage that Skarner´s teammates can deal. Also, Skarner can 1v1 him at early levels with the help of his passive.”
Yvaniella says “Since you are bruiser, facing a Master Yi with items that shreds your health directly makes him dangerous; not to mention that he does it in blinding speed, facing him recklessly will pretty much lead to your demise.”
ElementressX says “Yi is honestly the bane of my existence. I despise Yi. But vi is able to fight him but if Yi gets fed or has ONE good team fight, and he is a decent yi, then it's gg im afraid. He is my usual ban.”
Iced IMP says “Abuse pre 6 before his has his ult when you can kite him. All he does is press R, run at you, kill you so you cant ult and stop his sustained damage, kill the rest of your team. Your only hope is that he focuses someone else and you can ult them, get him low, and then kill him as your ult ends.”
Violzandre says “This is like you but weaker, literally if I want to use shyvana and it's banned or something, I pick this.
Get a Tornmail, a ninja tabi, and the core items (With the dmg jungle item, no the slower item)
Piece of cake!”
Wulfery says “It's hard for me to say anything about Master, except that fact that he'll most likely shatter you. Your contact-based kit and lack of long CC will be really bad. Tho' I don't know - Always banning that nasty champ.”
SpicySkelleton says “Good Yi's can just build to melt you. So go for Omen and thormail, he'll do his standard combo against you and will probably gank a lot, so make sure to tell your team where he is at any time you see him. He also is faster so no point in chasing him unless your practically next to him and hes low enough. However as I said before and will say again, a Lot of Yi's have the "cocky champ syndrome". They will try to go for the kill no matter how low they are, even if its under the enemy tower. There is your chance to secure a kill while saving either yourself or you ally from him.”
Loul_60 says “Master Yi is similar to Kayn in the way that his early game is 'muh', but in the late game, especially if he gets fed enough, will just '1v9'. Try to get your team to help fight him, get him behind on gold/CS early and he won't be a problem unless you begin to throw.
If you cannot decide on what form to go, probably consider Rhaast as being better due to his superior teamfighting potential, just remember to not always go Rhaast if they have a Yi (Refer to form chapter).”
L3gislacerator says “He is fairly weak and not hard to deal with early game. Once he gets points in Wuju Style, don't underestimate his true damage. Stuns can interrupt his Meditate and are one of the only forms of CC that affect him when he's ulting.”
Ivker21 says “Easy to deal with in team fights. Just CC him after he Alpha Strikes and he's dead.
Just make sure to wait for the Alpha Strike so you don't waste an Ult or Q.
Keep in mind to never 1v1 him unless your really ahead since he'll melt you. So be very careful with invades.”
Castcade says “The BANE OF YOUR EXISTENCE i have always hated master yi because you cant out run him kite him or even poke him i recommend playing SUPER safe and be cautious about rivers and scuttles ”