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Defeating an experienced Irithel player in Mobile Legends: Bang Bang can be a challenging feat.

She possesses a unique ability which allows her to move while attacking. She can also reduce physical defense with Strafe, and slow down targets around her with Force of the Queen, making her a formidable opponent.

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What makes her even better is her ultimate, Heavy Crossbow, which amplifies her basic attack’s damage output.

If you find yourself in the gold lane facing Irithel, fear not, as these three heroes can help you take her down.

3 effective counters to Irithel in Mobile Legends


What makes Brody unique is that players can build him defensively yet still deal a ton of damage in the laning phase. His passive allows him to deal more basic attack damage at the cost of having a slower attack animation and attack speed.

Mobile Legends Brody guide: Best build, skills, emblem
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Mobile Legends Brody guide: Best build, skills, emblem, combos
The 3 best heroes to counter Brody in Mobile Legends

His ultimate, Torn-Apart Memory, is almost an instant kill at four stacks, and Irithel doesn’t have an answer to that. Brody gains stacks with basic attacks or landing skills. A fully stacked Torn-Apart Memory is enough to shut down Irithel, regardless of her level and how many core items she already has.

You can even opt to build Warrior Boots and Blade Armor first. They give Brody enough physical defense to the point where Irithel’s basic attack doesn’t deal much damage. Plus, Blade Armor’s unique passive reflects some of the damage she inflicts, making it easier for you to take her down.


Clint is every short-range marksman’s weakness. His first skill, Quick Draw, hits like a truck even at level one. A great Clint player will freeze the lane and force Irithel to recall to base as much as possible.

Mobile Legends Clint guide: Best build, skills, emblem
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Mobile Legends Clint guide: Best build, skills, emblem, combos
The 3 best heroes to counter Clint in Mobile Legends

At level three, unleashing the Trapping Recoil-basic attack-Quick Draw-basic attack combo is enough to get a kill.

True to his cowboy appearance, all of Clint’s skills are quick and extremely difficult to predict. The only way to stop Clint as Irithel is to wait for the midlaner or jungler to gank. Otherwise, Irithel’s best course of action is to hug tower and hope for the best.

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The matchup goes even more in Clint’s favor if you build Blade of Despair as your first item. Wind of Nature is also a great item if you find yourself on the backfoot. Clint is an easy marksman hero to pull off, and players won’t regret picking him against Irithel.


Lesley is a fun hero to play, and her skill set is simple. An assassin marksman, Lesley’s kit allows her to deal damage from afar without enemy players knowing you were there in the first place, thanks to her first skill, Master of Camouflage, which turns her invisible.

Lesley has one of the longest basic attack ranges in the game. Every time the Jungle Heart tries to get close, Lesley can walk away with Master of Camouflage and hit back once she is in a safer position.

Mobile Legends Lesley guide: Best build, skills, emblem
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Mobile Legends Lesley guide: Best build, skills, emblem, combos
The 5 best heroes to counter Lesley in Mobile Legends

If you’re going to use Lesley, building Wind of Nature right after your chosen core item is a must, especially if Irithel manages to get close while her ultimate is up. If you are up against her and would like to build confidence in the marksman role, Lesley is your best bet.

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