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

Poppy vs Zoe

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

based on 573 Poppy vs Zoe matchups
Win Rate
48.5 %
K/D/A
2.19
Pick Rate
1.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked LoL rounds every week. Within our dataset, Poppy faced off against Zoe 573 times. Including so many games with Poppy vs Zoe gives us a lot of confidence in our capacity to prepare useful data and a supported build to suppress Zoe. This counter pairing is relatively rare. Poppy encounters Zoe in only 1.4% of her games.

Poppy vs Zoe Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Poppy does a below average job of beating Zoe. Typically, she wins a acceptable 48.5% of the time the champs face off with one another in. In Poppy versus Zoe rounds, Poppy’s side is 0.0% more likely to gain first blood, implying that she most likely will get first blood versus Zoe.

Best Poppy vs Zoe Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Mosstomper SeedlingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSheen

Core Poppy Items

~22 Mins
Jak'Sho, The ProteanSunfire AegisDead Man's Plate

Optional Items

Force of NatureThornmail

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
Adaptive Force 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
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
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Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Zoe as Poppy

Tips for Playing as Poppy against Zoe

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 Zoe

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.

Sleepy Trouble Bubble travels further over walls. Stop Zoe from hiding in fog of war to prevent her from setting the spell up.

Poppy vs Zoe Counter Stats

Poppy Image
Win Rate
48.5 %
VS
Win Rate
51.5 %
Zoe Image
5.2
< Kills >
6.3
5.8
< Deaths >
6
7.5
< Assists >
7.6
1.2
< Killing Sprees >
1.45
68
< Minions Killed >
122
0.77
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.4
< Inhibitors >
0.48
12,835
< Physical Damage >
1,765
2,420
< Magic Damage >
17,153
1,138
< True Damage >
3,328
16,393
< Damage Dealt >
22,247
29,288
< Damage Taken >
19,133
10,436
< Gold Earned >
10,615
1.41
< Towers >
1.69
0.17
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
3,261
< Total Healing >
2,107
13,113
< Experience >
13,038
23
< Vision Score >
24
9
< Wards Placed >
11
764
< Time Dealing CC >
140

How to Counter Zoe with Poppy in LoL

The stats provided here show several critical Poppy versus Zoe matchup stats that can help us realize the differences between this set of champions. For instance, Poppy’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Zoe’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Poppy may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Zoe..

Poppy often has a similar longest killing spree as her foe does. Typically, she takes more damage than Zoe. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Poppy and Zoe

Damage Types Compared

Poppy
Zoe
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Poppy
Zoe

Who is Better, Poppy or Zoe?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Poppy usually loses when playing against Zoe, with a 48.5% win rate. Therefore, Poppy makes a poor counter to Zoe.

While Poppy does have a lower winrate compared to Zoe, when they face off with one another, Poppy also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more complex champion to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Poppy into Zoe.

Furthermore, Poppy also has a great amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Zoe. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Poppy vs Zoe matchups, Zoe is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Poppy is a somewhat poor counter to Zoe. Make sure you focus your actions on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Poppy against Zoe.

Additional Information for Poppy Players

How We Calculated Our Poppy vs Zoe Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Zoe as Poppy, we analyzed 573 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 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Poppy in order to counter Zoe during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Poppy usually gets less CS compared to Zoe. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported here to do well.

The top items to have in your Poppy versus Zoe build include Jak'Sho, The Protean, Sunfire Aegis, and Dead Man's Plate. When Poppy bought at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better vs. Zoe than with most other common item sets. In fact, Poppy boasted an average winrate of 48.5% when playing against Zoe with these items in her kit.

To have the highest chance of annihilating Zoe as Poppy, Poppy players should take the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Celerity, and Waterwalking runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the runes players chose for Poppy vs Zoe fights, this mix of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 48.5% winrate overall.

If you would like to see Poppy x Zoe tips and builds for a a particular division rank, feel free to select one from the selection menu provided above. At first, the statistics and build suggestions shown are computed using every match run with both champs.