Powerball can be used as an effective escape mechanism.
Tremors and Defensive Ball Curl can be used late in the game to obliterate towers. If you're bogged down in a team fight, it is often valuable to break off and attack the buildings.
Using taunt on a champion by your tower can cause the tower to attack your enemy.
Xin Zhao relies heavily on his Three Talon Strikes for damage and cooldown resets, so preventing him from finishing his combo will have a dramatic effect.
Xin Zhao is a powerful initiator with both his charge and ultimate dealing damage to all units around him. Try having your team stay spread out until he's used his ultimate.
The stats shown here highlight several critical Rammus versus Xin Zhao counter statistics that can help you understand the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Rammus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Xin Zhao’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Rammus may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Xin Zhao. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.
Rammus often has a similar longest killing spree as his enemy does. On average, he takes less damage than Xin Zhao. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.
Both League champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Rammus usually wins when facing off against Xin Zhao, with a 59.4% win rate. Therefore, Rammus makes a fantastic counter to Xin Zhao.
While Rammus does have a much higher winrate compared to Xin Zhao, when facing one another, Rammus also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming champion to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Rammus into Xin Zhao.
Additionally, Rammus has a great amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Xin Zhao. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Rammus vs Xin Zhao matchups, Rammus is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.
Rammus is a great counter to Xin Zhao. You will do well by focussing your tactics on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Rammus against Xin Zhao.
If you would like to truly master Rammus in order to counter Xin Zhao during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and stats shown here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Rammus usually racks up a similar amount of CS relative to Xin Zhao. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown on this page to do well.
The top items to prioritize in your Rammus versus Xin Zhao build include Jak'Sho, The Protean, Sunfire Aegis, and Thornmail. When Rammus used at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better when fighting Xin Zhao than with many other common builds. In fact, Rammus had an average win rate of 59.4% battling Xin Zhao with this counter build.
To have the greatest chance of defeating Xin Zhao as Rammus, Rammus players should equip the Aftershock, Font of Life, Conditioning, Unflinching, Legend: Alacrity, and Triumph runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Out of all the runes we have analyed for Rammus vs Xin Zhao clashes, this set of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 59.4% win rate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Xin Zhao as Rammus are shown for all skill levels combined. To filter the statistics and builds to an individual player tier, you should use the selection menu at the top of this page.