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

Galio vs Ziggs

How to Beat Ziggs as Galio in LoL Ziggs is in the a tier of champions
Tank Mage
Mage

How to Beat Ziggs as Galio

based on 768 Galio vs Ziggs matchups
Win Rate
47.1 %
K/D/A
2.47
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League games each week. Within our dataset, Galio faced off against Ziggs 768 times. With so many matchups for Galio vs Ziggs gives us faith in our capacity to provide enlightening stats and a pro build to shatter your opposition. This matchup is relatively rare. Galio has to counter Ziggs in only 1.6% of his rounds.

Galio vs Ziggs Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Galio does a poor job of countering Ziggs. On average, he wins a lowly 47.1% of the time the champs fight each other in. In Galio vs Ziggs games, Galio’s side is 0.0% more probable to gain first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Ziggs.

Best Galio vs Ziggs Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeHextech Alternator

Core Galio Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostZhonya's HourglassDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Banshee's VeilAbyssal MaskBulwark of the MountainMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Resolve Aftershock Shield BashBone PlatingOvergrowth
Sorcery Nimbus CloakTranscendence
Adaptive Force Adaptive Force Magic Resist
Galio's passive ability p
Galio q ability q
Galio w ability w
Galio e ability e
Galio's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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W
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Q
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W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Ziggs as Galio

Tips for Playing as Galio against Ziggs

You can release Shield of Durand even while crowd controlled.

You can use the minimap ally icons to cast Hero's Entrance.

You can use the step back from Justice Punch to dodge enemy spells.

Advice to Win Against Ziggs

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

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

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

Galio vs Ziggs Counter Stats

Galio Image
Win Rate
47.1 %
VS
Win Rate
52.9 %
Ziggs Image
4.6
< Kills >
4.9
5.8
< Deaths >
5.4
9.7
< Assists >
8.6
1.06
< Killing Sprees >
1.14
116
< Minions Killed >
151
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.37
< Inhibitors >
0.56
514
< Physical Damage >
1,040
16,043
< Magic Damage >
23,096
633
< True Damage >
512
17,190
< Damage Dealt >
24,649
26,188
< Damage Taken >
17,352
9,798
< Gold Earned >
11,094
1.38
< Towers >
3.02
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
2,461
< Total Healing >
1,604
12,997
< Experience >
13,628
23
< Vision Score >
23
11
< Wards Placed >
11
110
< Time Dealing CC >
252

How to Counter Ziggs with Galio in LoL

The stats shown on this page clarify several vital Galio vs. Ziggs matchup statistics that can help us appreciate the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Galio’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Ziggs’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Galio may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Ziggs..

Galio normally has a similar longest killing spree as his opponent does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Ziggs. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the champion with more health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Galio and Ziggs

Damage Types Compared

Galio
Ziggs
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Galio
Ziggs

Who is Better, Galio or Ziggs?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Galio usually loses when trying to fight Ziggs, with a 47.1% win rate. As a result, Galio makes a bad counter to Ziggs.

While Galio does have a lower win rate compared to Ziggs, when they face off with one another, Galio also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more time consuming champion to develop with. You should be very concerned when picking Galio into Ziggs.

Moreover, Galio also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Ziggs. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Galio 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 allied champions during late stage team fights.

Galio is a terribly counter to Ziggs. Focus your actions on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Galio against Ziggs.

Additional Information for Galio Players

How We Calculated Our Galio vs Ziggs Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ziggs as Galio, we analyzed 768 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 Galio 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

To truly master Galio to counter Ziggs during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Galio typically picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Ziggs. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The top items to use in your Galio versus Ziggs build consist of Everfrost, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Demonic Embrace. When Galio combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better vs. Ziggs than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Galio boasted an average winrate of 47.1% when countering Ziggs with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of annihilating Ziggs as Galio, you should use the Aftershock, Shield Bash, Bone Plating, Overgrowth, Nimbus Cloak, and Transcendence runes from the Resolve and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players picked for Galio vs Ziggs counters, this mix of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 47.1% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Ziggs as Galio are displayed for all skill levels, merged. If you would like to filter the statistics and builds to an individual player tier, you should use the selection menu earlier on the page.