Azir vs Zilean Counter Build

How to Win Azir vs Zilean Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Zilean as Azir in LoL

How to Beat Zilean as Azir

827 Azir vs Zilean Matchups Analyzed

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of rated League of Legends matches that we analyze each and every week. This guide on how to beat Zilean as Azir resulted from an evaluation of 827 ranked rounds where both champs battled each other. This champion matchup is fairly rare. Azir has to counter Zilean in only 1.9% of his games.

Unfortunately, Azir has done a pathetic job of beating Zilean. Normally, he wins a lowly 42.7% of the time the champs clash against each other in. In Azir vs Zilean matches, Azir’s team is 0.0% more probable to get first blood, indicating that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Zilean.

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Best Azir Items to Counter Zilean

The most crucial items to use in your Azir versus Zilean build include Liandry's Anguish, Nashor's Tooth, and Morellonomicon. When Azir combined at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better against Zilean than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Azir boasted an average win rate of 50.0% battling Zilean with this build.

Best Azir Runes to Counter Zilean

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence

To have the greatest likelihood of vanquishing Zilean as Azir, Azir players should use the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players chose for Azir vs Zilean counter picks, this mix of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 39.6% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the best Zilean runes to fight back against Azir to help you infer how he will likely be played against your champ.


5.2 | Azir Zilean | 2.6


5.9 | Azir Zilean | 4.7


6.1 | Azir Zilean | 13.3

Azir vs Zilean Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here feature some critical Azir vs. Zilean matchup statistics that may help you understand the differences between these two champions. Azir’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.9 is less than Zilean’s KDA ratio of 3.4, highlighting that Azir may be less central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Zilean..

Azir often has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, he receives a similar amount of damage to Zilean. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Azir often tallies much more CS than Zilean. Champs who on average don't finish with a lot of minion kills normally do not need much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. They are capable of scaling easily off their abilities alone. However, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, try to beat the values presented here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.24 | Azir Zilean | 0.55

Largest Multi-Kill

1.36 | Azir Zilean | 0.93

Damage Dealt

20,732 | Azir Zilean | 11,314

Damage Taken

18,003 | Azir Zilean | 15,854

Healing Done

1,786 | Azir Zilean | 6,207

Vision Score

20 | Azir Zilean | 45

Gold Earned

11,130 | Azir Zilean | 8,711

Minions Killed

172 | Azir Zilean | 54

Dragons Killed

0.13 | Azir Zilean | 0.05

Barons Killed

0.06 | Azir Zilean | 0.01


1.82 | Azir Zilean | 2.61


0.4 | Azir Zilean | 0.63

CC Duration (sec)

175 | Azir Zilean | 157

Experience Earned

13,873 | Azir Zilean | 12,006

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 827 Azir vs Zilean 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 Azir 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.