Sona vs Zilean Counter Build

How to Win Sona vs Zilean Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Zilean as Sona in LoL

How to Beat Zilean as Sona

4,024 Sona vs Zilean Matchups Analyzed

We produce our matchup stats from the millions of ranked League of Legends matches that we review each and every week. This guide on how to beat Zilean as Sona came out of an evaluation of 4024 ranked rounds where both champs battled one another. This counter pairing is relatively rare. Sona fights Zilean in only 2.1% of her rounds.

Sona has done a decent job of countering Zilean. Typically, she wins a acceptable 51.1% of games the champs fight one another in. In Sona versus Zilean rounds, Sona’s side is 0.0% more probable to gain first blood. This indicates that she probably will get first blood versus Zilean.

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Best Sona Items to Counter Zilean

The most important items to use in your Sona versus Zilean build include Moonstone Renewer, Chemtech Putrifier, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Sona used at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better countering Zilean than with most other typical builds. In fact, Sona boasted an average winrate of 65.3% when countering Zilean with these items in her kit.

Best Sona Runes to Counter Zilean

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Conditioning Rune Conditioning
Revitalize Rune Revitalize

To have the highest probability of defeating Zilean as Sona, you should equip the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Conditioning, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Sona vs Zilean LoL games, this composite of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 56.5% win rate overall.

We have also shown the top Zilean runes to counterpick against Sona to help you realize how he will likely be played versus you.


2.3 | Sona Zilean | 2.5


5.4 | Sona Zilean | 4.6


13.2 | Sona Zilean | 11.9

Sona vs Zilean Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown here underscore some vital Sona versus Zilean counter statistics that may help you explain the differences between the pair. As an example, Sona’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.9 is close to Zilean’s ratio of 3.1, demonstrating that Sona may be just as central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Zilean..

Sona often has a similar longest killing spree as her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Commonly, she takes a similar amount of damage to Zilean. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

In Sona vs Zilean matchups, Sona usually earns less CS than Zilean. Champions that do not finish with a lot of minion kills usually do not have to have much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are capable of scaling fully off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with scores of minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of gold to be effective. In either situation, work to exceed the averages displayed here to do well.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Zilean as Sona are shown for all ranked divisions combined. If you would like to,To,If you want to narrow the statistics and builds to a particular rank, you can use the selection menu located at the top of this page.

Num. Killing Sprees

0.44 | Sona Zilean | 0.52

Largest Multi-Kill

0.91 | Sona Zilean | 0.91

Damage Dealt

9,881 | Sona Zilean | 11,376

Damage Taken

15,304 | Sona Zilean | 15,105

Healing Done

12,618 | Sona Zilean | 5,673

Vision Score

48 | Sona Zilean | 43

Gold Earned

7,965 | Sona Zilean | 8,331

Minions Killed

18 | Sona Zilean | 52

Dragons Killed

0.07 | Sona Zilean | 0.05

Barons Killed

0.02 | Sona Zilean | 0.01


2.37 | Sona Zilean | 1.99


0.6 | Sona Zilean | 0.52

CC Duration (sec)

27 | Sona Zilean | 162

Experience Earned

10,256 | Sona Zilean | 11,268

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 4,024 Sona vs Zilean 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 Zilean as Sona 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.