How to Win Master Yi vs Zoe Counter Matchup Master Yi is in the b tier of champions

Master Yi vs Zoe

How to Beat Zoe as Master Yi in LoL Zoe is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Zoe as Master Yi

based on 1,192 Master Yi vs Zoe matchups
Win Rate
55.7 %
K/D/A
1.95
Pick Rate
1.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of rated League of Legends games that we evaluate every week. Our guide on how to beat Zoe as Master Yi came out of an evaluation of 1192 ranked rounds where both champions faced off against one another. This particular champion matchup is somewhat rare. Master Yi encounters Zoe in only 1.4% of his matches.

Master Yi vs Zoe Matchup Summary

Master Yi has done a great job of beating Zoe. Typically, he wins a whopping 55.7% of matches the champions clash against one another in. In Master Yi versus Zoe games, Master Yi’s team is 0.0% more likely to earn first blood. This indicates that he probably will get first blood versus Zoe.

Best Master Yi vs Zoe Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Master Yi Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerGuinsoo's RagebladeBlade of The Ruined King

Optional Items

Guardian AngelWit's EndDeath's Dance

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Domination Eyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Master Yi's passive ability p
Master Yi q ability q
Master Yi w ability w
Master Yi e ability e
Master Yi's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
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R
12
E
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E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Zoe as Master Yi

Tips for Playing as Master Yi against Zoe

Wuju Style is very strong early for last hitting minions.

If you're in a lane against ranged players, leveling up Meditate can allow you to stay in the lane longer and gain levels faster than they will.

Try using Alpha Strike on a minion in front of an enemy champion so you are placed at a safe distance at the end of the spell.

Advice to Win Against Zoe

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.

Master Yi vs Zoe Counter Stats

Master Yi Image
Win Rate
55.7 %
VS
Win Rate
44.3 %
Zoe Image
9.3
< Kills >
6.5
7.4
< Deaths >
5.7
5.1
< Assists >
7.7
2.15
< Killing Sprees >
1.5
43
< Minions Killed >
133
1.72
< Dragons Killed >
0.09
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.44
12,803
< Physical Damage >
1,767
557
< Magic Damage >
16,460
7,685
< True Damage >
3,268
21,046
< Damage Dealt >
21,496
29,351
< Damage Taken >
19,190
13,029
< Gold Earned >
10,854
1.7
< Towers >
1.7
0.41
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
8,155
< Total Healing >
2,210
14,126
< Experience >
13,510
20
< Vision Score >
21
6
< Wards Placed >
10
196
< Time Dealing CC >
135

How to Counter Zoe with Master Yi in LoL

The stats shown here feature some important Master Yi against Zoe matchup stats that may help you distinguish the differences between the two. As an example, Master Yi’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Zoe’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Master Yi may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Zoe..

Master Yi normally has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his opponent does. Typically, he takes more damage than Zoe. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Master Yi and Zoe

Damage Types Compared

Master Yi
Zoe
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Master Yi
Zoe

Who is Better, Master Yi or Zoe?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Master Yi usually wins when playing against Zoe, with a 55.7% win rate. Thus, Master Yi makes a fantastic counter to Zoe.

While Master Yi does have a much higher win rate compared to Zoe, when on opposite teams, Master Yi also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less complex champ to learn. You should be be fine when picking Master Yi into Zoe.

Furthermore, Master Yi also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Zoe. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Master Yi vs Zoe matchups, Master Yi is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Master Yi is a great counter to Zoe. Make sure you focus your gameplay on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Master Yi against Zoe.

Additional Information for Master Yi Players

How We Calculated Our Master Yi vs Zoe Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Zoe as Master Yi, we analyzed 1,192 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 Zoe as Master Yi 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 Master Yi to counter Zoe during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to 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.

Master Yi usually gets a lot less CS relative to Zoe. Champs who typically don't acquire many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.

The top items to use in your Master Yi versus Zoe build include Kraken Slayer, Guinsoo's Rageblade, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Master Yi combined at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better versus Zoe than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Master Yi boasted an average winrate of 55.7% when playing against Zoe with this counter build.

To have the best chance of coming out on top against Zoe as Master Yi, you should take the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Eyeball Collection, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the runes players picked for Master Yi vs Zoe battles, this order of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 55.7% winrate overall.

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