How to Win Aatrox vs Zac Counter Matchup Aatrox is in the a tier of champions

Aatrox vs Zac

How to Beat Zac as Aatrox in LoL Zac is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Zac as Aatrox

based on 2,759 Aatrox vs Zac matchups
Win Rate
49.8 %
K/D/A
2.02
Pick Rate
3.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked League of Legends rounds each week. Within our dataset, Aatrox fought Zac in 2759 games. Using so many matchups for Aatrox vs Zac gives us confidence in our ability to produce useful statistics and a supported build to counter Zac. This champ matchup is relatively rare. Aatrox is forced to battle against Zac in only 3.1% of his matches.

Aatrox vs Zac Matchup Summary

Aatrox has done a average job of countering Zac. On average, he wins a acceptable 49.8% of the time the champions battle each other in. In Aatrox against Zac rounds, Aatrox’s team is 0.0% more likely to obtain first blood, indicating that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Zac.

Best Aatrox vs Zac Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsIronspike Whip

Core Aatrox Items

~22 Mins
EclipseDeath's DanceSerylda's Grudge

Optional Items

Maw of MalmortiusChempunk ChainswordBlack CleaverSpirit Visage

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Aatrox to level up q
>
Second ability for Aatrox to level up e
>
Last skill for Aatrox to max out w

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve Second WindRevitalize
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Aatrox's passive ability p
Aatrox q ability q
Aatrox w ability w
Aatrox e ability e
Aatrox's ultimate ability r
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Q
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E
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W
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Q
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Q
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R
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Guide to Countering Zac as Aatrox

Tips for Playing as Aatrox against Zac

Use Umbral Dash while casting The Darkin Blade to increase your chances of hitting the enemy.

Cast World Ender when you are sure you can force a fight.

Crowd Control abilities like Infernal Chains or your allies' immobilizing effects will help you set up The Darkin Blade.

Advice to Win Against Zac

Kill all of Zac's bloblets when he splits apart to stop him from reforming.

Silences, stuns, roots and knockups will all interrupt Zac when he is charging Elastic Slingshot.

Zac heals from the goo that separates from him. You can crush the goo pieces by stepping on them.

Aatrox vs Zac Counter Stats

Aatrox Image
Win Rate
49.8 %
VS
Win Rate
50.2 %
Zac Image
5.8
< Kills >
4.9
5.6
< Deaths >
4.7
5.5
< Assists >
10.9
1.32
< Killing Sprees >
1.12
160
< Minions Killed >
45
0.09
< Dragons Killed >
1.17
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.42
20,853
< Physical Damage >
1,153
71
< Magic Damage >
14,348
1,248
< True Damage >
1,524
22,173
< Damage Dealt >
17,027
32,307
< Damage Taken >
36,008
11,361
< Gold Earned >
10,649
2.09
< Towers >
1.35
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.3
12,393
< Total Healing >
34,885
14,106
< Experience >
12,733
17
< Vision Score >
21
8
< Wards Placed >
6
239
< Time Dealing CC >
472

How to Counter Zac with Aatrox in LoL

The stats shown on this page underscore several vital Aatrox versus Zac matchup stats that can help us appreciate the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Aatrox’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Zac’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Aatrox may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Zac..

Aatrox often has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy does. Typically, he takes less damage than Zac. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Aatrox and Zac

Damage Types Compared

Aatrox
Zac
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aatrox
Zac

Who is Better, Aatrox or Zac?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Aatrox usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Zac, with a 49.8% win rate. Thus, Aatrox makes an ok counter for Zac.

While Aatrox does have a lower win rate than Zac, when they face off with one another, Aatrox also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less complex champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Aatrox into Zac.

Furthermore, Aatrox has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Zac. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Aatrox vs Zac matchups, Zac is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Aatrox is a somewhat poor counter to Zac. Focus your play on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Aatrox against Zac.

Additional Information for Aatrox Players

How We Calculated Our Aatrox vs Zac Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Zac as Aatrox, we analyzed 2,759 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Zac as Aatrox comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Aatrox to counter Zac during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions displayed above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aatrox typically accumulates much more CS compared to Zac. Champs who on average don't take many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown here to do well.

The most important items to use in your Aatrox versus Zac build include Eclipse, Death's Dance, and Serylda's Grudge. When Aatrox used at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better when facing Zac than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Aatrox had an average winrate of 49.8% battling Zac with these items in his kit.

To have the highest probability of annihilating Zac as Aatrox, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Revitalize runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune builds players chose for Aatrox vs Zac fights, this mix of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 49.8% win rate overall.

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