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

Sion vs Shaco

How to Beat Shaco as Sion in LoL Shaco is in the a tier of champions
Tank Fighter
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How to Beat Shaco as Sion

based on 5,012 Sion vs Shaco matchups
Win Rate
49.5 %
K/D/A
1.56
Pick Rate
4.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter stats from the millions of rated LoL rounds that we analyze each week. Our guide on how to beat Shaco as Sion resulted from an evaluation of 5012 ranked matches where both champions opposed each other. This counter matchup is relatively uncommon. Sion fights Shaco in only 4.5% of his matches.

Sion vs Shaco Matchup Summary

Sion has done a average job of beating Shaco. On average, he wins a acceptable 49.5% of games the champions battle each other in. In Sion against Shaco games, Sion’s side is 0.1% less probable to earn first blood. This implies that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Shaco.

Best Sion vs Shaco Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Giant's BeltKindlegem

Core Sion Items

~22 Mins
HeartsteelSunfire AegisGargoyle Stoneplate

Optional Items

Titanic HydraSpirit VisageHullbreakerFrozen Heart

Summoner Spells

summonerhaste summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Resolve Grasp of the Undying DemolishConditioningOvergrowth
Inspiration Minion DematerializerApproach Velocity
Attack Speed Adaptive Force Health Scaling
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
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Shaco as Sion

Tips for Playing as Sion against Shaco

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

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

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

Advice to Win Against Shaco

If Shaco is doing well early-game, it is worth the investment to place Stealth Wards near his Jungle camps.

If Shaco uses Deceive to enter a fight he won't be able to quickly use it again to get away. Work with your team to quickly focus him down.

Sion vs Shaco Counter Stats

Sion Image
Win Rate
49.5 %
VS
Win Rate
50.5 %
Shaco Image
4.8
< Kills >
7.3
7.1
< Deaths >
5.9
6.3
< Assists >
8.7
1.05
< Killing Sprees >
1.68
172
< Minions Killed >
40
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
1.14
0.56
< Inhibitors >
0.41
15,582
< Physical Damage >
6,144
6,361
< Magic Damage >
14,166
617
< True Damage >
2,174
22,562
< Damage Dealt >
22,486
49,508
< Damage Taken >
25,868
12,076
< Gold Earned >
11,681
2.89
< Towers >
1.25
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.28
4,148
< Total Healing >
1,997
15,651
< Experience >
13,870
17
< Vision Score >
28
8
< Wards Placed >
8
804
< Time Dealing CC >
669

How to Counter Shaco with Sion in LoL

The stats shown on this page show several strategic Sion versus Shaco counter stats that may help you interpret the differences between this set of champs. As an example, Sion’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Shaco’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Sion may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Shaco..

Sion typically has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Shaco. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Sion and Shaco

Damage Types Compared

Sion
Shaco
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Sion
Shaco

Who is Better, Sion or Shaco?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Sion usually fairs equally well when facing off against Shaco, with a 49.5% win rate. As a result, Sion makes an ok counter for Shaco.

While Sion does have a lower win rate compared to Shaco, when on opposite teams, Sion also has a much lower learning curve that makes him a less time consuming champ to learn. You should be careful when picking Sion into Shaco.

Additionally, Sion has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Shaco. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Sion vs Shaco matchups, Shaco is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Sion is a somewhat poor counter to Shaco. Focus your play on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Sion against Shaco.

Additional Information for Sion Players

How We Calculated Our Sion vs Shaco Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Shaco as Sion, we analyzed 5,012 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 Shaco 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 Shaco during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Sion usually gets much more CS relative to Shaco. Champions who on average don't take many minion kills often 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, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Sion versus Shaco build include Heartsteel, Sunfire Aegis, and Gargoyle Stoneplate. When Sion bought at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better when fighting Shaco than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Sion boasted an average winrate of 49.5% when playing against Shaco with these items in his kit.

To have the best chance of crushing Shaco as Sion, you should equip the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Approach Velocity, and Minion Dematerializer runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Sion vs Shaco face-offs, this order of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 49.5% win rate overall.

If you would like to see Sion versus Shaco tips and matchup stats and build suggestions for a a specific rank, feel free to choose one from the selection menu above. At first, the stats and guides shown are computed using every round played with these champions.