How to Win Samira vs Zeri Counter Matchup Samira is in the s tier of champions

Samira vs Zeri

How to Beat Zeri as Samira in LoL Zeri is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Zeri as Samira

based on 5,710 Samira vs Zeri matchups
Win Rate
50.5 %
K/D/A
2.25
Pick Rate
3.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends games that we analyze every week. Our guide on how to beat Zeri as Samira resulted from an examination of 5710 ranked games where both champs faced each other. This counter pairing is fairly rare. Samira is forced to battle against Zeri in only 3.1% of her matches.

Samira vs Zeri Matchup Summary

Samira has done a ok job of beating Zeri. On average, she wins a acceptable 50.5% of the time the champions fight each other in. In Samira against Zeri games, Samira’s side is 0.1% more probable to obtain first blood. This implies that she most likely will get first blood against Zeri.

Best Samira vs Zeri Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Vampiric ScepterNoonquiver

Core Samira Items

~22 Mins
Immortal ShieldbowInfinity EdgeBloodthirster

Optional Items

Guardian AngelThe CollectorRavenous HydraLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: BloodlineLast Stand
Domination Taste of BloodTreasure Hunter
Attack Speed Adaptive Force Armor
Samira's passive ability p
Samira q ability q
Samira w ability w
Samira e ability e
Samira's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
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

Samira vs Zeri Counter Stats

Samira Image
Win Rate
50.5 %
VS
Win Rate
49.5 %
Zeri Image
8.9
< Kills >
7.6
6.7
< Deaths >
6.1
6.2
< Assists >
7.3
1.99
< Killing Sprees >
1.71
163
< Minions Killed >
171
0.15
< Dragons Killed >
0.18
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.51
19,621
< Physical Damage >
15,214
2,757
< Magic Damage >
5,551
523
< True Damage >
936
22,902
< Damage Dealt >
21,702
23,735
< Damage Taken >
21,657
12,638
< Gold Earned >
12,413
2.2
< Towers >
2.36
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
3,279
< Total Healing >
3,327
12,177
< Experience >
12,399
16
< Vision Score >
18
7
< Wards Placed >
8
22
< Time Dealing CC >
104

How to Counter Zeri with Samira in LoL

The stats provided here feature several influential Samira against Zeri counter statistics that may help us realize the distinctions between this set of champions. As an example, Samira’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Zeri’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Samira may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Zeri..

Samira often has a similar longest kill spree as her counter does. Typically, she receives a similar amount of damage to Zeri. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the champ with higher health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Samira and Zeri

Damage Types Compared

Samira
Zeri
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Samira
Zeri

Who is Better, Samira or Zeri?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Samira usually fairs equally well when facing off against Zeri, with a 50.5% win rate. Thus, Samira makes an ok counter to Zeri.

While Samira does have a higher winrate compared to Zeri, when facing one another, Samira also has a greater difficulty level that makes her a more complex champion to learn. You should be careful when picking Samira into Zeri.

Moreover, Samira has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Zeri. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Samira vs Zeri matchups, Samira is the better champ with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Samira is a decent counter for Zeri. Focus your strategy on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Samira against Zeri.

Additional Information for Samira Players

How We Calculated Our Samira vs Zeri Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Zeri as Samira, we analyzed 5,710 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 Zeri as Samira 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 truly master Samira to counter Zeri during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Samira on average accumulates a similar amount of CS compared to Zeri. Champs who typically don't acquire many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.

The best items to use in your Samira versus Zeri build include Immortal Shieldbow, Infinity Edge, and Bloodthirster. When Samira bought at least these three items in her build, she did much better when facing Zeri than with most other typical builds. In fact, Samira boasted an average winrate of 50.5% when playing against Zeri with these items in her kit.

To have the highest likelihood of defeating Zeri as Samira, you should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Taste of Blood, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players used for Samira vs Zeri counterpicks, this blending of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 50.5% winrate overall.

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