How to Win Sett vs Xin Zhao Counter Matchup Sett is in the b tier of champions

Sett vs Xin Zhao

How to Beat Xin Zhao as Sett in LoL Xin Zhao is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Xin Zhao as Sett

based on 976 Sett vs Xin Zhao matchups
Win Rate
54.2 %
K/D/A
1.89
Pick Rate
1.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked League rounds every week. In our dataset, Sett did battle with Xin Zhao in 976 games. Including so many games with Sett vs Xin Zhao provides us confidence in our capacity to provide informative stats and a recommended build to destroy Xin Zhao. This particular counter matchup is somewhat rare. Sett has to counter Xin Zhao in only 1.2% of his rounds.

Sett vs Xin Zhao Matchup Summary

Sett does a great job of countering Xin Zhao. Normally, he wins a whopping 54.2% of matches the champs battle each other in. In Sett against Xin Zhao matches, Sett’s team is 0.0% more probable to get first blood. This implies that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Xin Zhao.

Best Sett vs Xin Zhao Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
DaggerVampiric Scepter

Core Sett Items

~22 Mins
StridebreakerSterak's GageTitanic Hydra

Optional Items

HullbreakerDeath's DanceThornmailBlade of The Ruined King

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: AlacrityLast Stand
Resolve Second WindUnflinching
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Sett's passive ability p
Sett q ability q
Sett w ability w
Sett e ability e
Sett's ultimate ability r
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E
2
Q
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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W
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Q
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W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Xin Zhao as Sett

Advice to Win Against Xin Zhao

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.

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.

Sett vs Xin Zhao Counter Stats

Sett Image
Win Rate
54.2 %
VS
Win Rate
45.8 %
Xin Zhao Image
6.1
< Kills >
6.7
6.3
< Deaths >
6.8
5.8
< Assists >
7.9
1.36
< Killing Sprees >
1.51
140
< Minions Killed >
47
0.15
< Dragons Killed >
1.24
0.58
< Inhibitors >
0.42
15,786
< Physical Damage >
16,109
376
< Magic Damage >
1,550
4,893
< True Damage >
1,126
21,056
< Damage Dealt >
18,787
30,997
< Damage Taken >
32,392
11,255
< Gold Earned >
11,271
2.6
< Towers >
1.69
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.24
3,709
< Total Healing >
12,665
13,571
< Experience >
12,742
17
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
6
186
< Time Dealing CC >
414

How to Counter Xin Zhao with Sett in LoL

The stats shown here underscore several influential Sett versus Xin Zhao counter statistics that can help us realize the differences and similarities between the two. Sett’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Xin Zhao’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Sett may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Xin Zhao..

Sett often has a similar longest killing spree as his enemy does. Commonly, he takes a similar amount of damage to Xin Zhao. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also imply that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Sett and Xin Zhao

Damage Types Compared

Sett
Xin Zhao
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Sett
Xin Zhao

Who is Better, Sett or Xin Zhao?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Sett usually wins when playing against Xin Zhao, with a 54.2% win rate. Thus, Sett makes a great counter for Xin Zhao.

While Sett does have a much higher win rate than Xin Zhao, when they face off with one another, Sett also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more challenging champ to learn. You don't need to be too worried when picking Sett into Xin Zhao.

Additionally, Sett has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Xin Zhao. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Sett vs Xin Zhao matchups, Sett is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Sett is a great counter to Xin Zhao. You will do well by focussing your strategy on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Sett against Xin Zhao.

Additional Information for Sett Players

How We Calculated Our Sett vs Xin Zhao Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Xin Zhao as Sett, we analyzed 976 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 Xin Zhao as Sett 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 Sett to counter Xin Zhao during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Sett usually accumulates more CS compared to Xin Zhao. Champions who typically don't take much CS often don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Sett versus Xin Zhao build consist of Stridebreaker, Sterak's Gage, and Titanic Hydra. When Sett combined at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better when fighting Xin Zhao than with most other typical builds. In fact, Sett boasted an average win rate of 54.2% when countering Xin Zhao with this build.

To have the highest probability of beating Xin Zhao as Sett, Sett players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune builds players used for Sett vs Xin Zhao counter picks, this mix of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 54.2% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Xin Zhao as Sett are shown for all ranked divisions. If you want to filter the statistics and builds to a specific rank, you can use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.