How to Win Elise vs Ziggs Counter Matchup Elise is in the s tier of champions

Elise vs Ziggs

How to Beat Ziggs as Elise in LoL Ziggs is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Ziggs as Elise

based on 292 Elise vs Ziggs matchups
Win Rate
47.6 %
K/D/A
2.57
Pick Rate
1.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup stats from the millions of ranked League of Legends games that we evaluate each and every week. This guide on how to beat Ziggs as Elise came out of an examination of 292 ranked rounds where both champions faced off against one another. This champion matchup is somewhat rare. Elise encounters Ziggs in only 1.4% of her games.

Elise vs Ziggs Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Elise has done a dismal job of beating Ziggs. Normally, she wins a lowly 47.6% of matches the champions fight one another in. In Elise against Ziggs rounds, Elise’s team is 0.2% more expected to gain first blood, implying that she probably will get first blood versus Ziggs.

Best Elise vs Ziggs Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Dark SealSorcerer's Shoes

Core Elise Items

~22 Mins
Night HarvesterZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Sorcery Nimbus CloakWaterwalking
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Elise's passive ability p
Elise q ability q
Elise w ability w
Elise e ability e
Elise's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Ziggs as Elise

Tips for Playing as Elise against Ziggs

When in Spider Form, Spiderlings will attack the target that Elise uses Venomous Bite on.

Spider Form is most effective at finishing off enemies with low health; Human Form's Neurotoxin does more damage to healthy foes.

Elise's Spider Form and Spider Form abilities do not cost mana and can be prioritized when you are trying to conserve mana.

Advice to Win Against Ziggs

Ziggs' ultimate, Mega Inferno Bomb, deals more damage in the center of the explosion.

Many of Ziggs' abilities have long cooldowns. Try catching him just after he's used his abilities.

Don't step on Ziggs' mines! They'll slow you and make it much easier for him to hit you with his other abiltiies.

Elise vs Ziggs Counter Stats

Elise Image
Win Rate
47.6 %
VS
Win Rate
52.4 %
Ziggs Image
7.6
< Kills >
5
5.8
< Deaths >
5.5
7.3
< Assists >
7.9
1.72
< Killing Sprees >
1.24
38
< Minions Killed >
163
1.35
< Dragons Killed >
0.13
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.61
1,493
< Physical Damage >
881
16,390
< Magic Damage >
23,179
1,327
< True Damage >
463
19,211
< Damage Dealt >
24,524
27,423
< Damage Taken >
17,049
11,409
< Gold Earned >
11,373
1.64
< Towers >
3.01
0.29
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
8,862
< Total Healing >
1,695
12,613
< Experience >
13,168
24
< Vision Score >
21
6
< Wards Placed >
11
150
< Time Dealing CC >
256

How to Counter Ziggs with Elise in LoL

The stats shown here feature several significant Elise versus Ziggs counter stats that can help you distinguish the differences between the pair. As an example, Elise’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Ziggs’s ratio of NaN, showing that Elise may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Ziggs..

Elise usually has a slightly larger longest killing spree than her counter does. On average, she takes more damage than Ziggs. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Elise and Ziggs

Damage Types Compared

Elise
Ziggs
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Elise
Ziggs

Who is Better, Elise or Ziggs?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Elise usually loses when trying to fight Ziggs, with a 47.6% win rate. Therefore, Elise makes a poor counter for Ziggs.

While Elise does have a lower winrate compared to Ziggs, when facing one another, Elise also has a much greater learning curve that makes her a more complex character to learn and master. You may get destroyed when picking Elise into Ziggsas her relative depth means that you may not be able to reach her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Elise has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Ziggs. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Elise vs Ziggs matchups, Ziggs is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Elise is a trash counter for Ziggs. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Elise against Ziggs.

Additional Information for Elise Players

How We Calculated Our Elise vs Ziggs Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ziggs as Elise, we analyzed 292 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 Ziggs as Elise 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Elise to counter Ziggs during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Elise on average gets a lot less CS as Ziggs. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Elise versus Ziggs build consist of Night Harvester, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Elise combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better vs Ziggs than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Elise boasted an average win rate of 47.6% battling Ziggs with this build.

To have the greatest probability of beating Ziggs as Elise, you should equip the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Nimbus Cloak, and Waterwalking runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed for Elise vs Ziggs counterpicks, this composite of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 47.6% win rate overall.

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