How to Win Sion vs Lee Sin Counter Matchup Sion is in the b tier of champions

Sion vs Lee Sin

How to Beat Lee Sin as Sion in LoL Lee Sin is in the b tier of champions
Tank Fighter
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How to Beat Lee Sin as Sion

based on 3,052 Sion vs Lee Sin matchups
Win Rate
52.5 %
K/D/A
1.26
Pick Rate
3.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends rounds that we analyze each and every week. This guide on how to beat Lee Sin as Sion resulted from an examination of 3052 ranked matches where both champions faced off against each other. This particular counter pairing is somewhat rare. Sion encounters Lee Sin in only 3.8% of his matches.

Sion vs Lee Sin Matchup Summary

Sion has done a good job of beating Lee Sin. Normally, he wins a fantastic 52.5% of matches the champs clash against one another in. In Sion vs Lee Sin games, Sion’s team is 0.1% less likely to gain first blood. This indicates that he most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Lee Sin.

Best Sion vs Lee Sin Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalPickaxe

Core Sion Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisHullbreakerTitanic Hydra

Optional Items

Force of NatureLord Dominik's RegardsFrozen HeartThe Collector

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Resolve Grasp of the Undying DemolishConditioningOvergrowth
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryApproach Velocity
AttackSpeed Armor Armor
Sion's passive ability p
Sion q ability q
Sion w ability w
Sion e ability e
Sion's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
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 Lee Sin as Sion

Tips for Playing as Sion against Lee Sin

You only have very slight turning ability during Unstoppable Onslaught, so make sure to use it in straight paths.

Roar of the Slayer is a great setup ability to land a very powerful Decimating Smash.

The Soul Furnace buff displays how much shield strength is remaining, use this information to time its explosion perfectly.

Advice to Win Against Lee Sin

Stay spread out to minimize the impact of Lee Sin's ultimate, Dragon's Rage.

Lee Sin relies heavily on following up with his abilities. Use disables to prevent him from chaining together his abilities and attacks.

Lee Sin has powerful tools to combat physical damage in Iron Will and Cripple but he is still vulnerable to magic damage.

Sion vs Lee Sin Counter Stats

Sion Image
Win Rate
52.5 %
VS
Win Rate
47.5 %
Lee Sin Image
4.3
< Kills >
7.6
7.6
< Deaths >
6.1
5.3
< Assists >
8.7
0.91
< Killing Sprees >
1.74
182
< Minions Killed >
38
0.11
< Dragons Killed >
1.5
0.63
< Inhibitors >
0.45
12,058
< Physical Damage >
13,034
5,139
< Magic Damage >
2,533
603
< True Damage >
809
17,801
< Damage Dealt >
16,377
36,749
< Damage Taken >
29,484
11,915
< Gold Earned >
11,513
3.41
< Towers >
1.62
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.32
2,601
< Total Healing >
7,587
14,766
< Experience >
13,138
16
< Vision Score >
23
7
< Wards Placed >
12
635
< Time Dealing CC >
404

How to Counter Lee Sin with Sion in LoL

The stats provided here emphasize several influential Sion versus Lee Sin counter stats that may help us grasp the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Sion’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Lee Sin’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Sion may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Lee Sin..

Sion typically has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Lee Sin. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the champion with increased health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Sion and Lee Sin

Damage Types Compared

Sion
Lee Sin
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Sion
Lee Sin

Who is Better, Sion or Lee Sin?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Sion usually wins when facing off against Lee Sin, with a 52.5% win rate. Therefore, Sion makes a good counter for Lee Sin.

While Sion does have a higher win rate compared to Lee Sin, when facing one another, Sion also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less time consuming character to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Sion into Lee Sin.

Furthermore, Sion has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Lee Sin. 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 overall in League of Legends, in Sion vs Lee Sin matchups, Sion is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Sion is an above average counter for Lee Sin. You will do well by focussing your play on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Sion against Lee Sin.

Additional Information for Sion Players

How We Calculated Our Sion vs Lee Sin Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lee Sin as Sion, we analyzed 3,052 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 Lee Sin as Sion 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 Sion in order to counter Lee Sin 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 listen to the build and tips presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Sion most often accumulates much more CS as Lee Sin. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The best items to use in your Sion versus Lee Sin build include Sunfire Aegis, Hullbreaker, and Titanic Hydra. When Sion incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better when facing Lee Sin than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Sion boasted an average winrate of 52.5% when playing against Lee Sin with this build.

To have the highest probability of coming out on top against Lee Sin as Sion, Sion players should use the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Biscuit Delivery, and Approach Velocity runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players chose for Sion vs Lee Sin counterpicks, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 52.5% win rate overall.

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