Zilean Counters

The Best LoL Champions to Synergize and Counter Zilean

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We calculated the best and worst Zilean counters with data pulled from 47,909 ranked LoL games. We have established the champions with the best and worse rates of victory against him. Additionally, we found which champs can be valuable allies to help you win more League games.

As shown below, Udyr is the best to face off against Zilean with a 52.0% win fraction against him. In a close second and third place, Yorick and Zyra are the next biggest threats to Zilean. These two have win rates of 49.0% and 49.0%, respectively. You should not take him into a round where any of these champs has already been chosen.

On the other hand, if you're fighting Azir, you should anticipate doing much better. Zilean counters them with a solid win percentage of 57.0%. Similarly, you should anticipate doing very well when facing Gangplank and Lee Sin. These champs have the next worst win rates versus Zilean.

Who Counters Zilean

Champion Win Rate
Zilean vs Udyr Counter Udyr 48 %
Zilean vs Yorick Counter Yorick 49 %
Zilean vs Zyra Counter Zyra 49 %
Zilean vs Nami Counter Nami 49 %
Zilean vs Tristana Counter Tristana 50 %

Who Zilean Counters

Champion Win Rate
Zilean vs Azir Matchup Azir 57 %
Zilean vs Gangplank Matchup Gangplank 56 %
Zilean vs Lee Sin Matchup Lee Sin 56 %
Zilean vs Aphelios Matchup Aphelios 56 %
Zilean vs Qiyana Matchup Qiyana 56 %

Zilean Team Synergies

Champion Win Rate
League of Legends Champion Amumu Stats Amumu 55 %
League of Legends Champion Urgot Stats Urgot 55 %
League of Legends Champion Rammus Stats Rammus 55 %
League of Legends Champion Fizz Stats Fizz 55 %
League of Legends Champion Maokai Stats Maokai 55 %

If you are interested in good champion pairings for your own comrades to raise your win rate more, glance at our champion synergies above. Regardless of his lane, he does very well when alonside Amumu. This combination typically boosts his average win rate by 5.0%. Urgot and Rammus are also great champions to team up with.

If you would like to learn more about a specific Zilean matchup, along with the finest builds to use in that matchup, please click the corresponding row in the tables above. If the particular Zilean counters you are interested in aren’t found below, you can get all potential counters at the link above. If you would like more specific countering guidance and advice, please check out our tips a little further down on the page.

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Guide to Countering Zilean

  • Force Zilean to cast Chronoshift outside of major teamfights so his utility is diminished.
  • Stay out of range of Time Bomb.

Our Methods

We comb through millions of League of Legends matches pulled directly from Riot’s servers each week. We analyze the data using advanced algorithms to bring you the most accurate Zilean counters online.