As a result of Zilean's K/D/A and utility, he has a fairly average overall win rate. He does very well in the mid game, with a winrate of 52% in that phase. Unfortunately, he does very poorly in the early game, where Zilean's winrate is 48.2%., The difference between his best and worst game phases is about 3.8%. This sizeable difference shows us that his power spikes and fades in different phases of the round. Prepare well.
In the current meta, Zilean is not very popular. He has been used in only 2.2% of recently ranked matches. Hardly anyone sees him as a threat. He has only been banned in about 0.6% of League of Legends games.
You will see him most often laning in the support position. However, that is not the best position for him. The best win rate position for Zilean is middle (51.6%). At this time, Zilean's meta game is centered around dealing damage. In particular, his gameplay should mostly be focused on magical damage. Moreover, he is an ok tank champion. Dealing physical damage is the least important part of Zilean’s playstyle.
If you are not familiar with his skills and tactics, you may find it difficult picking him up for the first time. Many competitors believe him to not be a difficult champion to master. Zilean primarily causes magic damage (85% of his total damage). He doesn't deal much of other damage types and should not be considered a hybrid damage dealer..
Zilean deals only a little damage in a normal match (11,482 damage). You shouldn't focus on building him as a powerful champion to crush your enemies. Instead, you should focus on assisting your teammates to come out on top.
If you are looking for a dominating damage dealer, then you should definitely not consider this champion. He has one of the lowest kill counts in League amongst all champions. Additionally, he has a fairly typical average champion death rate (5 deaths). Furthermore, Zilean has a high KDA ratio (3.2) with 13.4 assists.
The best Zilean players know who their champion is, and they adapt their gameplay around their champion's playstyle. Zilean is great at many things, but not everything. By focusing more on accentuating your strengths than filling in your weaknesses, you are more likely to win your next game of League of Legends.
Furthermore, you should know when your champion spikes in power in order to be prepared and take advantage of your powerful position while it lasts. Not all LoL champions are strong throughout the entire game length. Some grow in power while others fade. Some start strong and fall off completely in the late game. Zilean is best in the mid game.
Pay attention to the stats comparison shown above, which compares Zilean against all other champions. You can see their strengths and weaknesses relative to others of the same champion type. You can either try to overcome some of the weaknesses, or you can work to strengthen their talents.
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