How to Win Poppy vs Shaco Counter Matchup Poppy is in the b tier of champions

Poppy vs Shaco

How to Beat Shaco as Poppy in LoL Shaco is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Shaco as Poppy

based on 1,667 Poppy vs Shaco matchups
Win Rate
48 %
K/D/A
2.13
Pick Rate
4.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of rated LoL rounds that we get from Riot Games each week. This guide on how to beat Shaco as Poppy resulted from an evaluation of 1667 ranked matches where both champions faced one another. This particular champion matchup is fairly uncommon. Poppy has to counter Shaco in only 4.2% of her games.

Poppy vs Shaco Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Poppy has done a below average job of beating Shaco. On average, she wins a lowly 48.0% of the time the champs fight one another in. In Poppy against Shaco matches, Poppy’s side is 0.0% more expected to get first blood, implying that she probably will get first blood against Shaco.

Best Poppy vs Shaco Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Mosstomper SeedlingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsKindlegem

Core Poppy Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererDead Man's PlateForce of Nature

Optional Items

Gargoyle StoneplateSpirit VisageSunfire AegisPauldrons of Whiterock

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Sorcery CelerityWaterwalking
Attack Speed Adaptive Force Armor
Poppy's passive ability p
Poppy q ability q
Poppy w ability w
Poppy e ability e
Poppy's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Shaco as Poppy

Tips for Playing as Poppy against Shaco

Iron Ambassador tends to land near walls, try to take advantage of this with Heroic Charge.

Keeper's Verdict can be released immediately to send the enemy straight up, take advantage of this in duels.

Advice to Win Against Shaco

If Shaco is doing well early-game, it is worth the investment to place Stealth Wards near his Jungle camps.

If Shaco uses Deceive to enter a fight he won't be able to quickly use it again to get away. Work with your team to quickly focus him down.

Poppy vs Shaco Counter Stats

Poppy Image
Win Rate
48 %
VS
Win Rate
52 %
Shaco Image
5.3
< Kills >
7.2
6.1
< Deaths >
6
7.7
< Assists >
8.3
1.2
< Killing Sprees >
1.68
65
< Minions Killed >
38
0.82
< Dragons Killed >
1.01
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.42
13,144
< Physical Damage >
5,207
2,479
< Magic Damage >
13,443
1,101
< True Damage >
2,024
16,725
< Damage Dealt >
20,674
30,621
< Damage Taken >
25,036
10,569
< Gold Earned >
11,388
1.41
< Towers >
1.21
0.17
< Baron Takedowns >
0.23
3,282
< Total Healing >
1,773
13,308
< Experience >
13,240
24
< Vision Score >
27
9
< Wards Placed >
8
878
< Time Dealing CC >
648

How to Counter Shaco with Poppy in LoL

The stats provided here highlight some important Poppy versus Shaco matchup statistics that can help you explain the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Poppy’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Shaco’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Poppy may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Shaco..

Poppy often has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than her matchup does. On average, she takes more damage than Shaco. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the champ with increased HP has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Poppy and Shaco

Damage Types Compared

Poppy
Shaco
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Poppy
Shaco

Who is Better, Poppy or Shaco?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Poppy usually loses when facing off against Shaco, with a 48.0% win rate. Thus, Poppy makes a bad counter to Shaco.

While Poppy does have a lower winrate compared to Shaco, when facing one another, Poppy also has a lower level of difficulty that makes her a less time consuming character to pick up and master. You may get destroyed when picking Poppy into Shaco.

Furthermore, Poppy also has a very large amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Shaco. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Poppy vs Shaco matchups, Shaco is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Poppy is a terribly counter to Shaco. Make sure you focus your actions on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Poppy against Shaco.

Additional Information for Poppy Players

How We Calculated Our Poppy vs Shaco Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Shaco as Poppy, we analyzed 1,667 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 Shaco as Poppy 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Poppy to counter Shaco during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions presented above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Poppy most often accumulates more CS compared to Shaco. Champions who typically don't take many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Poppy versus Shaco build include Divine Sunderer, Dead Man's Plate, and Force of Nature. When Poppy incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better versus Shaco than with most other common builds. In fact, Poppy had an average winrate of 48.0% when countering Shaco with these items in her kit.

To have the best chance of coming out on top against Shaco as Poppy, you should equip the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Celerity, and Waterwalking runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Poppy vs Shaco counterpicks, this order of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 48.0% win rate overall.

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