Chronobreak is a potent escape tool, but it can also be quite powerful when used offensively. Don't underestimate its damage potential.
If you can proc Z-Drive Resonance on an enemy champion, it's worth taking risks to do so. The bonus Move Speed makes it easy to escape.
Phase Dive's dash is a great tool for setting up Ekko's other abilities. Use it to get double hits with Timewinder or get into position to detonate Parallel Convergence.
Sleepy Trouble Bubble travels further over walls. Stop Zoe from hiding in fog of war to prevent her from setting the spell up.
Zoe's Paddle Star deals more damage the further it has flown.
Zoe must return to her starting point after casting Portal Jump, making her vulnerable to a counterattack.
The stats shown on this page emphasize some valuable Ekko against Zoe matchup stats that may help you distinguish the differences between these two champions. As an example, Ekko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Zoe’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Ekko may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Zoe..
Ekko usually has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. Typically, he receives more damage than Zoe. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Ekko usually wins when playing against Zoe, with a 52.7% win rate. Therefore, Ekko makes a good counter to Zoe.
While Ekko does have a higher winrate compared to Zoe, when on opposite teams, Ekko also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult champion to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Ekko into Zoeas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.
Furthermore, Ekko also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Zoe. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Ekko vs Zoe matchups, Ekko is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.
Ekko is an above average counter to Zoe. Make sure you focus your actions on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Ekko against Zoe.
If you would like to truly master Ekko to counter Zoe during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Ekko usually accumulates less CS as Zoe. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.
The top items to use in your Ekko versus Zoe build consist of Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Lich Bane. When Ekko combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better countering Zoe than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Ekko boasted an average win rate of 52.7% when playing against Zoe with these items in his kit.
To have the greatest probability of crushing Zoe as Ekko, you should equip the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune builds we have analyed for Ekko vs Zoe LoL games, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 52.7% winrate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Zoe as Ekko are presented for every ranked division. To narrow the stats and builds to a distinct skill level, you can use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.