How to Win Ahri vs Zac Counter Matchup Ahri is in the b tier of champions

Ahri vs Zac

How to Beat Zac as Ahri in LoL Zac is in the s tier of champions
Mage Assassin
Tank Fighter

How to Beat Zac as Ahri

based on 2,570 Ahri vs Zac matchups
Win Rate
47.4 %
K/D/A
2.52
Pick Rate
3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter statistics from the millions of ranked LoL rounds that we get from Riot Games every week. Our guide on how to beat Zac as Ahri resulted from an evaluation of 2570 ranked rounds where both champions opposed one another. This particular counter pairing is somewhat rare. Ahri has to counter Zac in only 3.0% of her rounds.

Ahri vs Zac Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Ahri has done a below average job of countering Zac. Normally, she wins a lowly 47.4% of games the champs clash against each other in. In Ahri against Zac matches, Ahri’s team is 0.0% more expected to get first blood, implying that she most likely will get first blood versus Zac.

Best Ahri vs Zac Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeDark Seal

Core Ahri Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostRabadon's DeathcapZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Horizon FocusShadowflameVoid StaffMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Ahri's passive ability p
Ahri q ability q
Ahri w ability w
Ahri e ability e
Ahri's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Zac as Ahri

Tips for Playing as Ahri against Zac

Spirit Rush enables Ahri's abilities, it opens up paths for Charm, helps double hitting with Orb of Deception, and closes to make use of Fox-Fire.

Initiate team fights using Charm, and chase down stragglers with Spirit Rush.

Use Charm to set up your combos, it will make landing Orb of Deception and Fox-Fire dramatically easier.

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.

Ahri vs Zac Counter Stats

Ahri Image
Win Rate
47.4 %
VS
Win Rate
52.6 %
Zac Image
5.7
< Kills >
4.9
5.4
< Deaths >
4.8
7.9
< Assists >
10.7
1.31
< Killing Sprees >
1.11
158
< Minions Killed >
46
0.07
< Dragons Killed >
1.23
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.43
1,562
< Physical Damage >
1,053
13,909
< Magic Damage >
13,874
5,658
< True Damage >
1,396
21,131
< Damage Dealt >
16,324
20,043
< Damage Taken >
36,961
10,832
< Gold Earned >
10,758
1.89
< Towers >
1.42
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.3
4,458
< Total Healing >
35,371
13,498
< Experience >
12,947
20
< Vision Score >
21
9
< Wards Placed >
6
71
< Time Dealing CC >
477

How to Counter Zac with Ahri in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here feature several valuable Ahri against Zac counter stats that may help you interpret the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Ahri’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Zac’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Ahri may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Zac..

Ahri usually has a similar longest kill spree as her enemy does. Typically, she takes less damage than Zac. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Ahri and Zac

Damage Types Compared

Ahri
Zac
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ahri
Zac

Who is Better, Ahri or Zac?

Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Ahri usually loses when taking on Zac, with a 47.4% win rate. Therefore, Ahri makes a poor counter to Zac.

While Ahri does have a lower win rate than Zac, when facing one another, Ahri also has a lower level of difficulty that makes her a less time consuming champion to learn and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Ahri into Zac.

Furthermore, Ahri has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Zac. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Ahri is a trash counter for Zac. Focus your strategy on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Ahri against Zac.

Additional Information for Ahri Players

How We Calculated Our Ahri vs Zac Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Zac as Ahri, we analyzed 2,570 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 Ahri 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 learn all of the intricacies of Ahri to counter Zac during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats shown here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ahri on average accumulates much more CS as Zac. Champions who typically don't get much CS usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.

The top items to use in your Ahri versus Zac build consist of Everfrost, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Ahri included at least these three items in her build, she did much better countering Zac than with most other common builds. In fact, Ahri had an average winrate of 47.4% when countering Zac with this build.

To have the highest chance of defeating Zac as Ahri, you should equip the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune sets we have analyed for Ahri vs Zac counters, this set of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 47.4% winrate overall.

If you want to see Ahri versus Zac tips and builds for a a distinct skill level, feel free to choose one from the selection menu above. By default, the statistics and strategies shown are computed using every round played with these champs.