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Shen vs Tristana

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How to Beat Tristana as Shen

based on 1,895 Shen vs Tristana matchups
Win Rate
49.9 %
K/D/A
2.9
Pick Rate
4.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter stats from the millions of ranked League of Legends matches that we analyze each and every week. This guide on how to beat Tristana as Shen came out of an evaluation of 1895 ranked rounds where both champs opposed one another. This champ matchup is fairly uncommon. Shen has to counter Tristana in only 4.7% of his matches.

Shen vs Tristana Matchup Summary

Shen does a ok job of beating Tristana. Normally, he wins a acceptable 49.9% of games the champs clash against each other in. In Shen vs Tristana matches, Shen’s side is 0.1% less probable to gain first blood. This indicates that he probably won't get first blood versus Tristana.

Best Shen vs Tristana Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalCloth Armor

Core Shen Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisThornmailTitanic Hydra

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceRanduin's OmenForce of NaturePauldrons of Whiterock

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Resolve Grasp of the Undying Shield BashSecond WindRevitalize
Domination Cheap ShotUltimate Hunter
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Shen's passive ability p
Shen q ability q
Shen w ability w
Shen e ability e
Shen's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Tristana as Shen

Tips for Playing as Shen against Tristana

Keep an eye on allies and be ready to save them with your teleport.

Leverage your Energy to get a long-term advantage over Mana users.

Advice to Win Against Tristana

Stand away from your creeps in a lane to take less collateral damage from Explosive Charge.

If you see Tristana activate Rapid Fire in a fight, stun her and try to back off until the spell dissipates.

Shen vs Tristana Counter Stats

Shen Image
Win Rate
49.9 %
VS
Win Rate
50.1 %
Tristana Image
4.3
< Kills >
7.6
5.1
< Deaths >
6.5
10.5
< Assists >
5.8
0.98
< Killing Sprees >
1.75
114
< Minions Killed >
157
0.12
< Dragons Killed >
0.25
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.61
5,850
< Physical Damage >
13,858
5,587
< Magic Damage >
2,005
1,088
< True Damage >
1,906
12,526
< Damage Dealt >
17,770
23,094
< Damage Taken >
19,070
9,648
< Gold Earned >
12,435
1.63
< Towers >
2.88
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
2,407
< Total Healing >
2,568
13,285
< Experience >
12,364
19
< Vision Score >
19
9
< Wards Placed >
9
535
< Time Dealing CC >
54

How to Counter Tristana with Shen in LoL

The stats shown here underscore several critical Shen vs. Tristana counter stats that can help you understand the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Shen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Tristana’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Shen may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Tristana. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Shen normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Tristana. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Shen and Tristana

Damage Types Compared

Shen
Tristana
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Shen
Tristana

Who is Better, Shen or Tristana?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Shen usually fairs equally well when facing off against Tristana, with a 49.9% win rate. Thus, Shen makes an ok counter to Tristana.

While Shen does have a lower win rate compared to Tristana, when on opposite teams, Shen also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more time consuming champion to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Shen into Tristana.

Moreover, Shen has a lot of utility and CC, a similar amount to Tristana. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Shen vs Tristana matchups, Tristana is the better champion with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Shen is a somewhat poor counter for Tristana. Focus your actions on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Shen against Tristana.

Additional Information for Shen Players

How We Calculated Our Shen vs Tristana Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Tristana as Shen, we analyzed 1,895 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 Tristana as Shen 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 Shen to counter Tristana during both the lane 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 stats displayed here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Shen often racks up a similar amount of CS compared to Tristana. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values displayed on this page to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Shen versus Tristana build include Sunfire Aegis, Thornmail, and Titanic Hydra. When Shen bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better versus Tristana than with most other common item sets. In fact, Shen had an average winrate of 49.9% battling Tristana with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of defeating Tristana as Shen, Shen players should use the Grasp of the Undying, Shield Bash, Second Wind, Revitalize, Cheap Shot, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Resolve and Domination rune sets. Out of all the runes players picked for Shen vs Tristana battles, this blending of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 49.9% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Tristana as Shen are shown for all skill levels combined. If you want to scope the statistics and builds to an individual division, you can use the selection menu located at the top of this page.