How to Win Sylas vs Hecarim Counter Matchup Sylas is in the b tier of champions

Sylas vs Hecarim

How to Beat Hecarim as Sylas in LoL Hecarim is in the b tier of champions
Mage Assassin
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Hecarim as Sylas

based on 1,110 Sylas vs Hecarim matchups
Win Rate
55.3 %
K/D/A
2.28
Pick Rate
1.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds each and every week. In our dataset, Sylas battled Hecarim in 1110 matches. Including so many matchups for Sylas versus Hecarim provides us a lot of confidence in our capability to produce enlightening statistics and a pro build to counter your opposition. This particular champ matchup is somewhat rare. Sylas is forced to battle against Hecarim in only 1.8% of his games.

Sylas vs Hecarim Matchup Summary

Sylas has done a great job of beating Hecarim. Normally, he wins a terrific 55.3% of the time the champions clash against each other in. In Sylas versus Hecarim rounds, Sylas’s team is 0.1% more expected to obtain first blood, implying that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Hecarim.

Best Sylas vs Hecarim Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Sylas Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapCosmic Drive

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 e
>
Last skill for Sylas to max out q

Runes

Precision Conqueror Presence of MindLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
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
E
9
W
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Hecarim as Sylas

Tips for Playing as Sylas against Hecarim

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 Hecarim

Hecarim's ultimate causes opponents to flee in terror. Spread out to reduce his power in fights.

Hecarim gains life from nearby enemies with Spirit of Dread but lacks durability, use burst damage.

Sylas vs Hecarim Counter Stats

Sylas Image
Win Rate
55.3 %
VS
Win Rate
44.7 %
Hecarim Image
7.6
< Kills >
6.9
6.4
< Deaths >
6
7
< Assists >
8.6
1.76
< Killing Sprees >
1.6
137
< Minions Killed >
34
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
1.27
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.35
449
< Physical Damage >
14,034
20,214
< Magic Damage >
2,781
1,247
< True Damage >
1,390
21,911
< Damage Dealt >
18,206
30,026
< Damage Taken >
36,596
11,167
< Gold Earned >
11,557
1.76
< Towers >
1.28
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.26
7,090
< Total Healing >
15,165
13,405
< Experience >
13,059
18
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
4
321
< Time Dealing CC >
232

How to Counter Hecarim with Sylas in LoL

The stats provided here feature some critical Sylas vs. Hecarim counter statistics that may help you understand the differences and similarities between the pair. Sylas’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Hecarim’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Sylas may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Hecarim..

Sylas usually has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. On average, he receives less damage than Hecarim. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also show that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Sylas and Hecarim

Damage Types Compared

Sylas
Hecarim
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Sylas
Hecarim

Who is Better, Sylas or Hecarim?

Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Sylas usually wins when trying to fight Hecarim, with a 55.3% win rate. Thus, Sylas makes a fantastic counter for Hecarim.

While Sylas does have a much higher winrate compared to Hecarim, when facing one another, Sylas also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less complex champ to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Sylas into Hecarim.

Additionally, Sylas has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Hecarim. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Sylas vs Hecarim matchups, Sylas is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Sylas is a great counter for Hecarim. Focus your strategy on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Sylas against Hecarim.

Additional Information for Sylas Players

How We Calculated Our Sylas vs Hecarim Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Hecarim as Sylas, we analyzed 1,110 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To learn all of the intricacies of Sylas to counter Hecarim during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Sylas typically picks up much more CS as Hecarim. Champs who on average don't acquire much CS typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Sylas versus Hecarim build include Everfrost, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Sylas bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better versus Hecarim than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Sylas boasted an average winrate of 55.3% when countering Hecarim with these items in his kit.

To have the highest probability of coming out on top against Hecarim as Sylas, you should use the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Sylas vs Hecarim counter picks, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 55.3% winrate overall.

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