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

Sion vs Tristana

How to Beat Tristana as Sion in LoL Tristana is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Tristana as Sion

based on 3,729 Sion vs Tristana matchups
Win Rate
48.4 %
K/D/A
1.3
Pick Rate
4.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of rated LoL rounds that we review every week. Our guide on how to beat Tristana as Sion came out of an examination of 3729 ranked matches where both champions faced one another. This particular champ matchup is fairly uncommon. Sion is forced to battle against Tristana in only 4.6% of his rounds.

Sion vs Tristana Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Sion does a poor job of countering Tristana. Typically, he wins a lowly 48.4% of games the champions face each other in. In Sion versus Tristana matches, Sion’s team is 0.2% less expected to earn first blood, indicating that he probably won't get first blood versus Tristana.

Best Sion vs Tristana Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordPickaxe

Core Sion Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisThornmailTitanic Hydra

Optional Items

The CollectorForce of NatureFrozen HeartLord Dominik's Regards

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
Adaptive Adaptive 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 Tristana as Sion

Tips for Playing as Sion against Tristana

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 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.

Sion vs Tristana Counter Stats

Sion Image
Win Rate
48.4 %
VS
Win Rate
51.6 %
Tristana Image
4.5
< Kills >
8.5
7.6
< Deaths >
6.2
5.4
< Assists >
6.2
0.97
< Killing Sprees >
1.94
175
< Minions Killed >
162
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.27
0.61
< Inhibitors >
0.63
12,433
< Physical Damage >
16,735
5,003
< Magic Damage >
2,165
490
< True Damage >
2,416
17,926
< Damage Dealt >
21,317
37,009
< Damage Taken >
19,779
11,884
< Gold Earned >
12,959
3.23
< Towers >
2.94
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.09
2,598
< Total Healing >
2,815
14,885
< Experience >
13,239
15
< Vision Score >
19
7
< Wards Placed >
9
652
< Time Dealing CC >
57

How to Counter Tristana with Sion in LoL

The stats provided here highlight some valuable Sion vs. Tristana matchup statistics that may help you interpret the differences and similarities between this pair of champions. For instance, Sion’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Tristana’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Sion may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Tristana..

Sion often has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Tristana. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the champ with increased HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Sion and Tristana

Damage Types Compared

Sion
Tristana
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Sion
Tristana

Who is Better, Sion or Tristana?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Sion usually loses when facing off against Tristana, with a 48.4% win rate. As a result, Sion makes a bad counter for Tristana.

While Sion does have a lower winrate than Tristana, when on opposite teams, Sion also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging champion to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Sion into Tristana.

Moreover, Sion also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Tristana. 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 for every situation in League of Legends, in Sion vs Tristana matchups, Tristana is the better champ with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Sion is a somewhat poor counter to Tristana. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Sion against Tristana.

Additional Information for Sion Players

How We Calculated Our Sion vs Tristana Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Tristana as Sion, we analyzed 3,729 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 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

To truly master Sion to counter Tristana during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Sion often picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Tristana. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers shown here to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Sion versus Tristana build include Sunfire Aegis, Thornmail, and Titanic Hydra. When Sion bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better countering Tristana than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Sion had an average winrate of 48.4% when countering Tristana with this build.

To have the best chance of crushing Tristana 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. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Sion vs Tristana battles, this combination of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 48.4% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Tristana as Sion are shown for all skill levels, merged. If you want to scope the statistics and builds to an individual player tier, you can use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.