How to Win Shaco vs Taric Counter Matchup Shaco is in the s tier of champions

Shaco vs Taric

How to Beat Taric as Shaco in LoL Taric is in the s tier of champions
Assassin
Support Fighter

How to Beat Taric as Shaco

based on 1,461 Shaco vs Taric matchups
Win Rate
50.2 %
K/D/A
2.83
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated League games that we analyze each week. Our guide on how to beat Taric as Shaco resulted from an examination of 1461 ranked matches where both champions battled each other. This counter matchup is fairly rare. Shaco has to counter Taric in only 1.6% of his matches.

Shaco vs Taric Matchup Summary

Shaco has done a average job of countering Taric. On average, he wins a acceptable 50.2% of games the champions battle one another in. In Shaco vs Taric matches, Shaco’s team is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood versus Taric.

Best Shaco vs Taric Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSerrated Dirk

Core Shaco Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishZhonya's HourglassDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Shard of True IceMorellonomiconLord Dominik's RegardsEssence Reaver

Summoner Spells

summonersmite summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Hail of Blades Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Precision Legend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Shaco's passive ability p
Shaco q ability q
Shaco w ability w
Shaco e ability e
Shaco's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
9
E
10
Q
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R
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Q
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Q
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Taric as Shaco

Tips for Playing as Shaco against Taric

Try getting items with on-hit effects. These will also benefit your Hallucination clone.

Using Deceive over terrain can help you make a clean escape.

Backstab's damage can be increased with increased Critical Damage effects like Infinity Edge.

Advice to Win Against Taric

Taric's ultimate, Cosmic Radiance, has a long delay before its effect. Try to quickly assess whether to disengage the fight or attempt to kill his allies before it goes off.

Taric reduces his spell cooldowns by basic attacking enemies with Bravado. Try to kite him in teamfights and punish him for approaching the minion wave in lane.

Shaco vs Taric Counter Stats

Shaco Image
Win Rate
50.2 %
VS
Win Rate
49.8 %
Taric Image
6.8
< Kills >
1.9
5.4
< Deaths >
6.1
8.5
< Assists >
13.4
1.56
< Killing Sprees >
0.36
35
< Minions Killed >
37
1.07
< Dragons Killed >
0.16
0.4
< Inhibitors >
0.52
5,073
< Physical Damage >
1,803
12,128
< Magic Damage >
4,020
1,816
< True Damage >
621
19,018
< Damage Dealt >
6,444
22,666
< Damage Taken >
22,863
11,077
< Gold Earned >
8,079
1.34
< Towers >
2.15
0.23
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
5,467
< Total Healing >
11,180
12,608
< Experience >
10,653
25
< Vision Score >
37
7
< Wards Placed >
16
659
< Time Dealing CC >
264

How to Counter Taric with Shaco in LoL

The stats shown here clarify several significant Shaco vs. Taric counter statistics that can help us realize the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Shaco’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Taric’s ratio of NaN, showing that Shaco may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Taric. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Shaco usually has a much larger longest kill spree than his counter does. On average, he receives a similar amount of damage to Taric. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also imply that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Shaco and Taric

Damage Types Compared

Shaco
Taric
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Shaco
Taric

Who is Better, Shaco or Taric?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Shaco usually fairs equally well when playing against Taric, with a 50.2% win rate. Therefore, Shaco makes an ok counter to Taric.

While Shaco does have a higher winrate compared to Taric, when they face off with one another, Shaco also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming champ to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Shaco into Taricas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Shaco has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Taric. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Shaco vs Taric matchups, Shaco is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Shaco is a decent counter to Taric. Focus your strategy on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Shaco against Taric.

Additional Information for Shaco Players

How We Calculated Our Shaco vs Taric Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Taric as Shaco, we analyzed 1,461 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 Taric as Shaco 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 truly master Shaco to counter Taric during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Shaco usually accumulates a similar amount of CS as Taric. Champs who on average don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't need 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 a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Shaco versus Taric build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Demonic Embrace. When Shaco combined at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better vs. Taric than with many other common item sets. In fact, Shaco boasted an average win rate of 50.2% when countering Taric with this counter build.

To have the greatest likelihood of beating Taric as Shaco, Shaco players should equip the Hail of Blades, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Legend: Alacrity, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Shaco vs Taric counter picks, this mixture of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 50.2% win rate overall.

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