Nami vs Zilean Counter Build

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

How to Beat Zilean as Nami

3,895 Nami vs Zilean Matchups Analyzed

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League rounds every week. In our dataset, Nami faced Zilean in 3895 rounds. Having so many games with Nami versus Zilean gives us confidence in our capability to prepare enlightening statistics and a recommended build to wreck Zilean This matchup is fairly rare. Nami is forced to battle against Zilean in only 2.1% of her matches.

Nami does a ok job of countering Zilean. On average, she wins a acceptable 49.6% of matches the champs clash against one another in. In Nami versus Zilean matches, Nami’s team is 0.1% more likely to obtain first blood, indicating that she most likely will get first blood against Zilean.

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Best Nami Items to Counter Zilean

The ideal items to focus on in your Nami versus Zilean build include Imperial Mandate, Ardent Censer, and Shard of True Ice. When Nami incorporated at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better vs. Zilean than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Nami had an average win rate of 64.0% battling Zilean with these items in her kit.

Best Nami Runes to Counter Zilean

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Scorch Rune Scorch
Font of Life Rune Font of Life
Revitalize Rune Revitalize

To have the highest likelihood of vanquishing Zilean as Nami, Nami players should equip the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Font of Life, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed for Nami vs Zilean battles, this set of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 52.0% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the best Zilean runes to duel Nami to help you realize how he will likely be setup against you.


1.8 | Nami Zilean | 2.3


5 | Nami Zilean | 4.7


13.7 | Nami Zilean | 11.7

Nami vs Zilean Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here underscore several vital Nami vs. Zilean counter statistics that can help us figure out the differences between this set of champs. Nami’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 3.1 is nearly equal to Zilean’s ratio of 3.0, showing that Nami may be just as central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Zilean..

Nami usually has a similar longest killing spree as her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Commonly, she takes a similar amount of damage to Zilean. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the champion with higher health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Nami commonly earns less CS than Zilean. Champs that do not amass very much CS typically do not require much CS to be useful. They are capable of scaling properly off 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, work to exceed the averages shown here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

0.33 | Nami Zilean | 0.49

Largest Multi-Kill

0.82 | Nami Zilean | 0.89

Damage Dealt

8,551 | Nami Zilean | 10,900

Damage Taken

13,493 | Nami Zilean | 15,072

Healing Done

9,691 | Nami Zilean | 5,590

Vision Score

48 | Nami Zilean | 44

Gold Earned

7,670 | Nami Zilean | 8,248

Minions Killed

13 | Nami Zilean | 51

Dragons Killed

0.04 | Nami Zilean | 0.05

Barons Killed

0.01 | Nami Zilean | 0.01


2.19 | Nami Zilean | 1.96


0.54 | Nami Zilean | 0.51

CC Duration (sec)

180 | Nami Zilean | 157

Experience Earned

10,121 | Nami Zilean | 11,275

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 3,895 Nami 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 Nami 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.