Ekko vs Zilean Counter Build

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

How to Beat Zilean as Ekko

6,621 Ekko vs Zilean Matchups Analyzed

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked League rounds each week. In our data, Ekko faced Zilean in 6621 games. Having so many games with Ekko vs Zilean gives us a lot of faith in our capacity to provide informative stats and a solid build to suppress Zilean This particular champ pairing is somewhat rare. Ekko fights Zilean in only 2.0% of his games.

Unfortunately, Ekko does a below average job of countering Zilean. On average, he wins a acceptable 49.0% of games the champs battle one another in. In Ekko against Zilean games, Ekko’s side is 0.1% more expected to obtain first blood. This implies that he most likely will get first blood versus Zilean.

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Best Ekko Items to Counter Zilean

The ideal items to have in your Ekko versus Zilean build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Lich Bane. When Ekko combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better vs. Zilean than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Ekko boasted an average winrate of 61.2% when countering Zilean with this build.

Best Ekko Runes to Counter Zilean

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity

To have the greatest chance of annihilating Zilean as Ekko, you should take the Dark Harvest, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Triumph, and Legend: Tenacity runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune sets we have analyed for Ekko vs Zilean counterpicks, this order of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 59.5% win rate overall.

We have also shown the top Zilean runes to fight back against Ekko to help you recognize how he will likely be setup against you.


7.4 | Ekko Zilean | 2.5


5.5 | Ekko Zilean | 5


6 | Ekko Zilean | 12.4

Ekko vs Zilean Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here feature some strategic Ekko against Zilean counter stats that can help us explain the differences between this pair of champions. Ekko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.4 is less than Zilean’s KDA ratio of 3.0, showing that Ekko may be less central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Zilean. This observation is in large part caused by the difference in kills.

Ekko often has a much larger longest kill spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, he takes more damage than Zilean. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Ekko typically takes much more CS than Zilean. Champions that don't finish with very much CS usually do not need much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are able to scale easily off of their abilities and first items alone. Although, champions with many minion kills, such as carries, usually must have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, work to do better than the values displayed here to do well.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Zilean as Ekko are shown for all ranked divisions. If you would like to,To,If you want to narrow the statistics and builds to a distinct skill level, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.64 | Ekko Zilean | 0.51

Largest Multi-Kill

1.5 | Ekko Zilean | 0.91

Damage Dealt

19,230 | Ekko Zilean | 11,123

Damage Taken

27,619 | Ekko Zilean | 15,491

Healing Done

9,802 | Ekko Zilean | 5,716

Vision Score

20 | Ekko Zilean | 44

Gold Earned

11,349 | Ekko Zilean | 8,393

Minions Killed

93 | Ekko Zilean | 51

Dragons Killed

0.83 | Ekko Zilean | 0.06

Barons Killed

0.17 | Ekko Zilean | 0.01


1.8 | Ekko Zilean | 1.94


0.47 | Ekko Zilean | 0.52

CC Duration (sec)

357 | Ekko Zilean | 158

Experience Earned

13,401 | Ekko Zilean | 11,512

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 6,621 Ekko 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 Ekko 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.