Use Overload's passive to optimize for maximum damage or maximum speed.
Ryze can move and cast other spells while Realm Warp is charging without cancelling the portal.
Spell Flux's short cooldown allows it to be used to spread Flux to many enemies.
Get boots early when playing against Syndra, they'll help you avoid many of her spells.
Attack Syndra after she's used Scatter the Weak, it has a long cooldown so she'll be vulnerable.
At max rank Syndra's spells gain bonus effects and change in appearance.
The stat comparisons provided here clarify some vital Ryze versus Syndra counter statistics that may help us grasp the distinctions between this set of champions. For instance, Ryze’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Syndra’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Ryze may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Syndra..
Ryze often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Syndra. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champ with more HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Ryze usually loses when playing against Syndra, with a 44.2% win rate. Thus, Ryze makes a bad counter for Syndra.
While Ryze does have a much lower winrate than Syndra, when on opposite teams, Ryze also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less difficult character to learn. You may get destroyed when picking Ryze into Syndraas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.
Furthermore, Ryze also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Syndra. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Ryze vs Syndra matchups, Syndra is the better champion with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.
Ryze is a terribly counter to Syndra. You will do well by focussing your tactics on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Ryze against Syndra.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Ryze in order to counter Syndra during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips shown above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Ryze typically racks up a similar amount of CS compared to Syndra. Champs who on average don't earn many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions 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, often have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.
The best items to focus on in your Ryze versus Syndra build include Rod of Ages, Seraph's Embrace, and Rabadon's Deathcap. When Ryze used at least these three items in his build, he performed much better when fighting Syndra than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Ryze boasted an average win rate of 44.2% when playing against Syndra with this build.
To have the best likelihood of crushing Syndra as Ryze, Ryze players should take the Phase Rush, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Waterwalking, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune sets players picked for Ryze vs Syndra fights, this blending of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 44.2% win rate overall.
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