Space out your ability usage to get maximum effect from Petricite Burst.
Clever use of enemy ultimates can open up new possibilities to approach teamfights.
Wait for you or your enemy to reach low health before using Kingslayer for maximum effect.
Be wary of Cassiopeia's damage potential with Twin Fang when she has you poisoned.
Turn away from Cassiopeia when she is casting Petrifying Gaze to get slowed instead of stunned.
The stat comparisons shown here highlight some vital Sylas vs. Cassiopeia matchup stats that may help us understand the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Sylas’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Cassiopeia’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Sylas may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Cassiopeia..
Sylas normally has a similar longest killing spree as his counter does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Cassiopeia. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.
Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Sylas usually loses when taking on Cassiopeia, with a 47.7% win rate. As a result, Sylas makes a poor counter to Cassiopeia.
While Sylas does have a lower winrate than Cassiopeia, when facing one another, Sylas also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes him a less time consuming champion to pick up and master. You may get destroyed when picking Sylas into Cassiopeia.
Additionally, Sylas has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Cassiopeia. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Sylas vs Cassiopeia matchups, Cassiopeia is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.
Sylas is a trash counter to Cassiopeia. Focus your gameplay on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Sylas against Cassiopeia.
If you would like to truly master Sylas in order to counter Cassiopeia during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Sylas often picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Cassiopeia. Champs who typically don't get much CS usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown on this page to do well.
The ideal items to have in your Sylas versus Cassiopeia build consist of Everfrost, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Sylas used at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better versus Cassiopeia than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Sylas had an average win rate of 47.7% when countering Cassiopeia with these items in his kit.
To have the best probability of beating Cassiopeia as Sylas, Sylas players should take the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players picked for Sylas vs Cassiopeia matchups, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 47.7% win rate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Cassiopeia as Sylas are displayed for all skill levels, merged. If you would like to narrow the stats and builds to a specific rank, you can use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.