Wait for you or your enemy to reach low health before using Kingslayer for maximum effect.
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.
Clear the Hunts Wolf activates on jungle camps to slow down Kindred's damage output.
Kindred is fragile - turn the pressure up on her, and she will be forced to play cautiously.
When Kindred uses Lamb's Respite get inside, it stops all champions from dying.
The stats shown on this page underscore several influential Sylas vs. Kindred counter stats that can help us appreciate the distinctions between the two. Sylas’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Kindred’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Sylas may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Kindred..
Sylas often has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. Typically, he takes more damage than Kindred. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both League champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Sylas usually loses when taking on Kindred, with a 48.7% win rate. Therefore, Sylas makes a bad counter to Kindred.
While Sylas does have a lower winrate compared to Kindred, when they face off with one another, Sylas also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming character to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Sylas into Kindred.
Additionally, Sylas also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Kindred. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Sylas vs Kindred matchups, Kindred is the better champ with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.
Sylas is a somewhat poor counter to Kindred. Make sure you focus your gameplay on increasing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Sylas against Kindred.
To truly master Sylas to counter Kindred during both the lane 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 mind the build and stats presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Sylas on average racks up more CS compared to Kindred. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers displayed here to do well.
The top items to prioritize in your Sylas versus Kindred build include Everfrost, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Sylas combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better countering Kindred than with most other common builds. In fact, Sylas had an average winrate of 48.7% when countering Kindred with these items in his kit.
To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Kindred as Sylas, Sylas players should use the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Second Wind, and Unflinching runes from the Inspiration and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune sets players used for Sylas vs Kindred matchups, this set of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 48.7% winrate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Kindred as Sylas are given for all skill levels, merged. To scope the stats and builds to a distinct skill level, you should use the selection menu at the top of this page.