Kalista vs Zilean Counter Build

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

How to Beat Zilean as Kalista

1,073 Kalista vs Zilean Matchups Analyzed

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked LoL rounds that we review each week. Our guide on how to beat Zilean as Kalista came out of an evaluation of 1073 ranked matches where both champions clashed against one another. This particular pairing is relatively rare. Kalista has to counter Zilean in only 2.0% of her matches.

Unfortunately, Kalista has done a terrible job of beating Zilean. Typically, she wins a lowly 43.2% of matches the champions face one another in. In Kalista against Zilean rounds, Kalista’s team is 0.2% more likely to get first blood. This implies that she most likely will get first blood against Zilean.

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Best Kalista Items to Counter Zilean

The best items to have in your Kalista versus Zilean build include Immortal Shieldbow, Runaan's Hurricane, and Wit's End. When Kalista used at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better when fighting Zilean than with many other typical builds. In fact, Kalista boasted an average winrate of 56.2% battling Zilean with this counter build.

Best Kalista Runes to Counter Zilean

Hail of Blades Rune Hail of Blades
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Overheal Rune Overheal
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity

To have the highest probability of annihilating Zilean as Kalista, Kalista players should equip the Hail of Blades, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Overheal, and Legend: Alacrity runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Kalista vs Zilean counterpicks, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 45.2% win rate overall.

We have also shown the top Zilean runes to fight Kalista to help you realize how he will likely be built versus your champ.


6.9 | Kalista Zilean | 2.7


6.1 | Kalista Zilean | 4.8


5.9 | Kalista Zilean | 13.1

Kalista vs Zilean Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown on this page feature some strategic Kalista vs. Zilean matchup statistics that can help you realize the distinctions between the two. Kalista’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.1 is worse than Zilean’s KDA ratio of 3.3, highlighting that Kalista may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Zilean. This observation is in large part a result of the difference in kills.

Kalista normally has a much larger longest kill spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, she receives more damage than Zilean. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also show that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Kalista typically earns much more CS than Zilean. Champs that do not amass much CS normally don't have to have much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. They are capable of scaling fully off of their abilities alone. Although, champions with large numbers of minion kills, such as carries, typically need a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to outperform the averages presented here to do well.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Zilean as Kalista are given for all skill levels combined. If you would like to,To,If you want to scope the statistics and builds to a particular rank, you should use the selection menu above.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.57 | Kalista Zilean | 0.55

Largest Multi-Kill

1.55 | Kalista Zilean | 0.96

Damage Dealt

17,455 | Kalista Zilean | 11,140

Damage Taken

20,382 | Kalista Zilean | 14,441

Healing Done

4,611 | Kalista Zilean | 5,379

Vision Score

19 | Kalista Zilean | 43

Gold Earned

11,677 | Kalista Zilean | 8,445

Minions Killed

169 | Kalista Zilean | 51

Dragons Killed

0.35 | Kalista Zilean | 0.06

Barons Killed

0.16 | Kalista Zilean | 0.01


2.27 | Kalista Zilean | 2.13


0.44 | Kalista Zilean | 0.57

CC Duration (sec)

167 | Kalista Zilean | 157

Experience Earned

11,867 | Kalista Zilean | 11,420

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 1,073 Kalista 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 Kalista 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.