Spirit of Dread restores Health when nearby enemies take damage, including damage dealt by allies. Cast this during a large fight to maximize Hecarim's survivability.
Devastating Charge deals more damage based on the distance traveled. Try using Onslaught of Shadows or Summoner Spells such as Ghost or Flash to maximize this damage.
All of Shyvana's basic abilities hit multiple enemies in dragon form. It's important for opposing champions to not cluster while fighting her.
A significant portion of Shyvana's power is generated through aggression, making her weak against opponents who are able to keep their distance.
Shyvana's Fury Bar indicate her ultimate can be activated. Harassing her when she's low on Fury can be very effective.
The stat comparisons provided here show some vital Hecarim versus Shyvana counter statistics that may help you appreciate the differences between the two. For instance, Hecarim’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Shyvana’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Hecarim may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Shyvana..
Hecarim typically has a similar longest killing spree as his enemy does. Typically, he takes more damage than Shyvana. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Hecarim usually loses when playing against Shyvana, with a 45.8% win rate. Thus, Hecarim makes a bad counter for Shyvana.
While Hecarim does have a much lower winrate compared to Shyvana, when on opposite teams, Hecarim also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more challenging champ to learn and master. You should be very concerned when picking Hecarim into Shyvana.
Moreover, Hecarim has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Shyvana. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Hecarim vs Shyvana matchups, Shyvana is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.
Hecarim is a bad counter to Shyvana. Focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Hecarim against Shyvana.
To learn all of the intricacies of Hecarim in order to counter Shyvana during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Hecarim on average accumulates less CS as Shyvana. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown on this page to do well.
The best items to focus on in your Hecarim versus Shyvana build include Divine Sunderer, Dead Man's Plate, and Death's Dance. When Hecarim included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better countering Shyvana than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Hecarim boasted an average winrate of 45.8% when playing against Shyvana with these items in his kit.
To have the highest probability of coming out on top against Shyvana as Hecarim, you should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Celerity, and Waterwalking runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the runes players picked for Hecarim vs Shyvana battles, this mixture of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 45.8% winrate overall.
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