Mobile Legends Guide to Counter Meta Heroes

META heroes in Mobile Legends are considered the current top-tier characters dictated by the trends in the current patch version of the game. These includes new heroes or old ones who underwent changes in their skills and abilities and are usually the heroes that popular or professional heroes use in their game. Due to their “OP” status, it takes awhile before players can outplay these META heroes during a match. But fear not for here is an exclusive guide that will help you counter these META using the right hero, the right strategy and of course the right item to knocked them off in your ranked games.




HOW TO COUNTER LING, THE CYAN FINCH



Ling is the newly released hero in the current patch 1.4.28. An assassin specialize in burst damage and reap, Ling is a highly mobile hero that can leap from walls to walls but what makes this hero a threat in every match is its ultimate skill that gave it an immunity to damage; an essential set-up to rain down damage to its enemy for the kill. If chances you encounter Ling in your lane, try to poke this hero as much as you can while its still on the ground. Wait for it to cast its first skill and then continue to pummel it while the skill is still on its cooldown.

HEROES THAT CAN COUNTER LING

Despite Gord’s low HP, he can be an effective countermeasure against Ling with its stun skill and high damage output knowing that usually the build of Assassin like Ling is a bit squishy.Franco can hook and grab LIng with its skill even the latter is over the rocks. Franco can also stop Ling while its on the ground through his ultimate skills. Gushion’s combo skills if done in the right timing can mow down Ling. His first skill is also an essential to chase down Ling if its starts to blink.


EQUIPMENT TO COUNTER LING

For Magic Damage Dealers:
- Winter Truncheon for immunity to damage

For Physical Damage Dealer:
- Wind of Nature for immunity to damage

For Tankers
- Blade Armor and Antique Cuirass




HOW TO COUNTER HARITH, THE TIME TRAVELER

Harith is a mage hero with blink skill and a pesky ability to dodge skills from other heroes which make dangerous in mid lane clash. Once this hero reach level 4, it becomes a real pain especially for sidelaners so player must keep their eyes on the map and retreat if they see Harith approaching them. However, Harith is susceptible to heroes that can disable him like Kaja, Franco and Hylos.

HEROES THAT CAN COUNTER HARITH

Minsitthar’s silence skills can neutralize Harith and makes his ultimate skills useless. Khufra’s second skills is bane to Harith’s pesky blink sills. Using the combination of Tyrant’s Revenge and bouncing ball, Minsitthar can lay waste to Harith

EQUIPMENT TO COUNTER HARITH

For Magic Damage Dealers
- Necklace of Durance to reduce regen effect

For Physical Damage Dealer:
- Deadly Blade to reduce regen effect

For Tankers
- Cursed Helmet and Athena’s Shield




HOW TO COUNTER GUSION, HOLY BLADE

Some might found Gusion as a hero that is hard to master. But for the skilled one, Gusion is a sure killer even with Tanker when his combo was done at the right moment. Mages and Marksmen with CC stun skill can make Gusion have a hard time do rack up kills while heroes with dashing abilities or casting the Flicker spell can help you avoid the annoying combo skills of Gusion.

HEROES THAT CAN COUNTER GUSION

Khufra can protect his teammate from Gusion’s dash skills which render it useless. Lunox is also one of the heroes that Gusion will have a hard time to kill due to its skills that can dodge his spike. Lunox in the beginning of the game can be aggressive against Gusion which is a good advantage for your squad early on.

EQUIPMENT TO COUNTER GUSION

For Magic Damage Dealers
- Necklace of Durance to reduce regen effect

For Physical Damage Dealer:
- Deadly Blade to reduce regen effect

For Tankers
- Cursed Helmet and Athena’s Shield




HOW TO COUNTER MASHA, WINTER GUARD

Masha is fighter/tanker that can do much damage and a capable lane pusher. But what makes her more formidable is her ability to do become a split pusher which make him a killing machine against turrets. To counter this, slowing and stunning skills is a must. As much as possible don’t take on Masha on one on one duel because of her immunity to debuffs and insane movement speed. Instead gank her in the crowd and use that arrival spell to protect inhibitor turrets and crystals.

HEROES TO COUNTER MASHA

Hylos with its slow and stun skills is the perfect counter for Masha’s rampage. Chou is the hero for those who want to fight Masha head on while playing as an offlaner and support.


EQUIPMENT TO COUNTER LING

For Magic Damage Dealers
- Winter Truncheon for immunity to damage

For Physical Damage Dealer:
- Wind of Nature for immunity to damage

For Tankers
- Blade Armor



HOW TO COUNTER GROCK, FORTRESS TITAN

Grock plays as a tank that can dish out heavy damage early on in the game which makes him the early killer of the match. With his first skill, CC skills of other heroes become futile against Grock. Countering Grock may require you use heroes that can deal as much as damage like Grock. You can only use your CC skills against Grock once his first skill starts to cooldown.

HEROES TO COUNTER GROCK

Franco’s hook skill can be use against Grock after the latter use his first skill. Afterwards, Franco can be aggressive towards the Fortress Titan. Terizia on the other hand can face Grock on one on one duel because he can match the massive damage of Grock.

EQUIPMENT TO COUNTER GROCK

For Magic Damage Dealers
- Necklace of Durance to reduce regen effect
- Genus Wand to reduce magic defence

For Physical Damage Dealers
- Malefic Roar
- Deadly Blade




HOW TO COUNTER X-BORG, FIRAGA ARMOR

The explosive X-Borg is another hero that can deal high damage early in the match and the combination of his skills is sure to give other heroes a run for their money. T neutralize this X-Borg, heroes that can deal burst damage early is necessary. Also, timed your combo after X-Borg use his ultimate that gives him immunity

HEROES TO COUNTER X-BORG

Gusion will definitely shut down X-Borg because of his burst damage. Also, Gusion can prevent X-Borg to farm effectively if they share the same lane always. Akal on the other hand can disable and pinned down X-Borg using his ultimate which can give his team mate the chance to take him down.

EQUIPMENT TO COUNTER X-BORG

For Magic Damage Dealers
- Necklace of Durance to reduce regen effect

For Physical Damage Dealers
- Deadly Blade to reduce regen effect

For Tankers
- Cursed Helmet
- Athena’s Shield


In general, META Heroes are not unbeatable. Players can always come up with strategies to shut them down by analyzing each of these heroes skills descriptions and patch notes. Heroes with CC stun abilities are actually your go to if by chance you encounter these META heroes. But of course never forget to enjoy each match because Mobile Legend is a game that is always meant for us to enjoy. If you have some guide and tips on how to counter these META heroes, feel free to comment it on this thread.
 

ricko

Casual Gamer
Apr 6, 2020
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thanks for the tips Lodi.
never knew these meta babes can be countered.
 

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