Sylas vs Hecarim Counter Build

How to Beat Hecarim as Sylas

Summary

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends rounds that we review each week. This Sylas versus Hecarim matchup guide came out of an analysis of 24,703 ranked matches where both champs engaged one another.

This counter pairing is somewhat uncommon. Sylas has to counter Hecarim in only 5.0% of his matches. Unfortunitally, Sylas does a below average job of countering Hecarim. Normally, Sylas wins a lowly 48.0% of games the champions face each other in. In Sylas versus Hecarim rounds, Sylas’s team is 0.0% more expected to earn first blood, implying that he probably will be able to get first blood against Hecarim.

Matchups Analyzed

24,703

Win Rate

48%

Team First Blood

50%

Best Sylas Items to Counter Hecarim

The most important items to have in your Sylas versus Hecarim build consist of Lich Bane, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Demonic Embrace. When Sylas used at least these three items in his build, he performed much better against Hecarim than with most other common item sets.

Lich Bane Item Zhonya's Hourglass Item Demonic Embrace Item

Best Sylas Runes to Counter Hecarim

To have the highest probability of defeating Hecarim as Sylas, you should take the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Coup de Grace, Taste of Blood, and Ravenous Hunter runes. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed/that we analyzed for Sylas vs Hecarim clashes, this composite of runes yielded the highest win rate. We have also shown the top Hecarim runes to fend off Sylas to help you recognize how he will likely be setup to try to beat your champ.

Best Sylas Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

Best Hecarim Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Celerity Rune Celerity
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking

Stats

The subsequent tables highlight some significant Sylas versus Hecarim counter stats that can help us understand the distinctions between these two champions. As an example, Sylas’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.0 is less than Hecarim’s ratio of 2.7, indicating that Sylas may be less central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Hecarim.

Battle Stats

Kills

Sylas Stats
7.1 7.3
Hecarim Stats

Deaths

Sylas Stats
6.9 5.8
Hecarim Stats

Assists

Sylas Stats
6.7 8.4
Hecarim Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Sylas Stats
3.1 3.5
Hecarim Stats

Damage Dealt

Sylas Stats
19849 16826
Hecarim Stats

Damage Taken

Sylas Stats
28026 35443
Hecarim Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Sylas Stats
4.9 5.2
Hecarim Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Sylas Stats
0.8 0.8
Hecarim Stats

Dragons Killed

Sylas Stats
1.9 1.9
Hecarim Stats

Barons Killed

Sylas Stats
0.4 0.4
Hecarim Stats

Gold Earned

Sylas Stats
10339 11250
Hecarim Stats

Minions Killed

Sylas Stats
116 33
Hecarim Stats

Sylas normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his foe does. Typically, Sylas takes less damage than Hecarim. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the champ with increased health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

In Sylas vs Hecarim matchups, Sylas often totals many more minion kills than Hecarim. Champs who on average do not acquire a lot of minion kills typically do not require much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling properly off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champions with scores of minion kills, such as ADCs, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, work to exceed the values displayed here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 24703 Sylas vs Hecarim 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 Hecarim 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.