Cast World Ender when you are sure you can force a fight.
Use Umbral Dash while casting The Darkin Blade to increase your chances of hitting the enemy.
Crowd Control abilities like Infernal Chains or your allies' immobilizing effects will help you set up The Darkin Blade.
Moving closer to Zyra can be a smart move if she places plants too far away from herself.
Moving the fight to a different area will deprive Zyra of accumulated seeds.
Plants take fixed damage from attacks and effects, similar to wards. They also expire quickly on their own.
Seeds placed by Zyra's W are larger, a different color, and grant a small amount of vision to her team.
Zyra's seeds can be destroyed by stepping on them. If she tries to grow them as you do, dodge back at the last moment.
The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight some influential Aatrox vs. Zyra counter stats that can help us interpret the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Aatrox’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Zyra’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Aatrox may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Zyra..
Aatrox often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his matchup does. Typically, he receives more damage than Zyra. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Aatrox usually loses when trying to fight Zyra, with a 47.6% win rate. Thus, Aatrox makes a poor counter for Zyra.
While Aatrox does have a lower win rate than Zyra, when they face off with one another, Aatrox also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less complex champ to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Aatrox into Zyra.
Additionally, Aatrox has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Zyra. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Aatrox vs Zyra matchups, Zyra is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.
Aatrox is a garbage counter to Zyra. Make sure you focus your gameplay on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Aatrox against Zyra.
To learn all of the intricacies of Aatrox in order to counter Zyra during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Aatrox often picks up much more CS compared to Zyra. Champs who typically don't get much CS often don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.
The best items to use in your Aatrox versus Zyra build consist of Guardian Angel, Spear of Shojin, and Sundered Sky. When Aatrox incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better against Zyra than with most other typical builds. In fact, Aatrox boasted an average winrate of 47.6% when countering Zyra with this counter build.
To have the best chance of coming out on top against Zyra as Aatrox, Aatrox players should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Revitalize runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes players used for Aatrox vs Zyra counters, this blending of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 47.6% win rate overall.
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