How to Win Sylas vs Cassiopeia Counter Matchup Sylas is in the a tier of champions

Sylas vs Cassiopeia

How to Beat Cassiopeia as Sylas in LoL Cassiopeia is in the s tier of champions
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Mage

How to Beat Cassiopeia as Sylas

based on 1,422 Sylas vs Cassiopeia matchups
Win Rate
47.7 %
K/D/A
2.12
Pick Rate
1.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated League games that we review each week. Our guide on how to beat Cassiopeia as Sylas resulted from an examination of 1422 ranked games where both champs clashed against one another. This champ matchup is somewhat rare. Sylas is forced to battle against Cassiopeia in only 1.5% of his games.

Sylas vs Cassiopeia Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Sylas does a below average job of beating Cassiopeia. Typically, he wins a lowly 47.7% of games the champs battle each other in. In Sylas versus Cassiopeia games, Sylas’s team is 0.1% more likely to gain first blood. This implies that he probably will get first blood against Cassiopeia.

Best Sylas vs Cassiopeia Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Sylas Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostRabadon's DeathcapZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

ShadowflameCosmic DriveMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror Presence of MindLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve Second WindUnflinching
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Sylas's passive ability p
Sylas q ability q
Sylas w ability w
Sylas e ability e
Sylas's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
W
3
Q
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
Q
9
W
10
Q
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R
12
Q
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Q
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Cassiopeia as Sylas

Tips for Playing as Sylas against Cassiopeia

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.

Advice to Win Against Cassiopeia

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.

Sylas vs Cassiopeia Counter Stats

Sylas Image
Win Rate
47.7 %
VS
Win Rate
52.3 %
Cassiopeia Image
6.7
< Kills >
6.9
6.5
< Deaths >
6.3
7.1
< Assists >
6.5
1.48
< Killing Sprees >
1.63
133
< Minions Killed >
167
0.07
< Dragons Killed >
0.15
0.38
< Inhibitors >
0.42
536
< Physical Damage >
633
17,707
< Magic Damage >
22,342
964
< True Damage >
629
19,209
< Damage Dealt >
23,605
29,326
< Damage Taken >
23,052
10,681
< Gold Earned >
11,562
1.53
< Towers >
1.81
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
6,309
< Total Healing >
5,102
12,958
< Experience >
13,680
18
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
9
307
< Time Dealing CC >
382

How to Counter Cassiopeia with Sylas in LoL

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.

Differences between Sylas and Cassiopeia

Damage Types Compared

Sylas
Cassiopeia
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Sylas
Cassiopeia

Who is Better, Sylas or Cassiopeia?

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.

Additional Information for Sylas Players

How We Calculated Our Sylas vs Cassiopeia Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Cassiopeia as Sylas, we analyzed 1,422 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 Cassiopeia as Sylas 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 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.