How to Win Aurelion Sol vs Zilean Counter Matchup Aurelion Sol is in the a tier of champions

Aurelion Sol vs Zilean

How to Beat Zilean as Aurelion Sol in LoL Zilean is in the s tier of champions
Mage
Support Mage

How to Beat Zilean as Aurelion Sol

based on 207 Aurelion Sol vs Zilean matchups
Win Rate
50.2 %
K/D/A
2.41
Pick Rate
2.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated League of Legends matches that we analyze every week. This guide on how to beat Zilean as Aurelion Sol came out of an examination of 207 ranked games where both champs faced off against one another. This champ pairing is somewhat rare. Aurelion Sol encounters Zilean in only 2.5% of his games.

Aurelion Sol vs Zilean Matchup Summary

Aurelion Sol does a average job of countering Zilean. Normally, he wins a acceptable 50.2% of the time the champions oppose each other in. In Aurelion Sol against Zilean rounds, Aurelion Sol’s team is 0.0% more likely to earn first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood against Zilean.

Best Aurelion Sol vs Zilean Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

Core Aurelion Sol Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishRylai's Crystal ScepterZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryTime Warp Tonic
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Aurelion Sol's passive ability p
Aurelion Sol q ability q
Aurelion Sol w ability w
Aurelion Sol e ability e
Aurelion Sol's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
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W
8
Q
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W
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Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Zilean as Aurelion Sol

Tips for Playing as Aurelion Sol against Zilean

You can use Comet of Legend's flight to grow Starsurge to massive proportions.

Comet of Legend allows you to move quickly around the map; use it to put pressure on other lanes.

Save Voice of Light to use as a defense against melee opponents if you need to - otherwise, use its slow to start a fight at long range.

Advice to Win Against Zilean

Zilean is fragile if a team focuses on him, but otherwise he's very difficult to kill. Commit to killing him as a team.

If you're able to match Zilean's speed, it can sometimes be beneficial to wait until his ultimate has faded before landing the killing blow.

Aurelion Sol vs Zilean Counter Stats

Aurelion Sol Image
Win Rate
50.2 %
VS
Win Rate
49.8 %
Zilean Image
5.3
< Kills >
2.4
5.8
< Deaths >
5
8.7
< Assists >
12.9
1.18
< Killing Sprees >
0.5
156
< Minions Killed >
56
0.09
< Dragons Killed >
0.03
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.49
1,359
< Physical Damage >
986
18,313
< Magic Damage >
10,287
1,108
< True Damage >
601
20,780
< Damage Dealt >
11,876
24,319
< Damage Taken >
17,231
10,862
< Gold Earned >
8,682
1.84
< Towers >
1.87
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
2,649
< Total Healing >
6,156
13,661
< Experience >
12,058
20
< Vision Score >
42
9
< Wards Placed >
19
307
< Time Dealing CC >
169

How to Counter Zilean with Aurelion Sol in LoL

The stats shown here clarify several valuable Aurelion Sol vs. Zilean matchup stats that can help us figure out the differences between the pair. For instance, Aurelion Sol’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Zilean’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Aurelion Sol may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Zilean..

Aurelion Sol typically has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his foe does. On average, he takes more damage than Zilean. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Aurelion Sol and Zilean

Damage Types Compared

Aurelion Sol
Zilean
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aurelion Sol
Zilean

Who is Better, Aurelion Sol or Zilean?

Both LoL champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Aurelion Sol usually fairs equally well when facing off against Zilean, with a 50.2% win rate. As a result, Aurelion Sol makes an ok counter to Zilean.

While Aurelion Sol does have a higher winrate compared to Zilean, when they face off with one another, Aurelion Sol also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming champion to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Aurelion Sol into Zileanas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Aurelion Sol has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Zilean. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, 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 Aurelion Sol vs Zilean matchups, Aurelion Sol is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Aurelion Sol is a decent counter to Zilean. You will do well by focussing your strategy on maximizing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Aurelion Sol against Zilean.

Additional Information for Aurelion Sol Players

How We Calculated Our Aurelion Sol vs Zilean Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Zilean as Aurelion Sol, we analyzed 207 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 Zilean as Aurelion Sol 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to truly master Aurelion Sol to counter Zilean during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats shown here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aurelion Sol on average accumulates more CS relative to Zilean. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers displayed here to do well.

The top items to have in your Aurelion Sol versus Zilean build include Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Aurelion Sol used at least these three items in his build, he did much better vs. Zilean than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Aurelion Sol boasted an average winrate of 50.2% when countering Zilean with this build.

To have the highest chance of crushing Zilean as Aurelion Sol, Aurelion Sol players should use the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Biscuit Delivery, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune sets players picked for Aurelion Sol vs Zilean counter picks, this mixture of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 50.2% winrate overall.

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