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

Sylas vs Lee Sin

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

How to Beat Lee Sin as Sylas

based on 2,613 Sylas vs Lee Sin matchups
Win Rate
55.2 %
K/D/A
2.15
Pick Rate
2.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated League games that we analyze each week. Our guide on how to beat Lee Sin as Sylas came out of an examination of 2613 ranked matches where both champs opposed one another. This particular counter pairing is somewhat rare. Sylas is forced to battle against Lee Sin in only 2.6% of his rounds.

Sylas vs Lee Sin Matchup Summary

Sylas has done a great job of countering Lee Sin. Typically, he wins a fantastic 55.2% of the time the champs battle each other in. In Sylas against Lee Sin games, Sylas’s team is 0.0% more likely to get first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood versus Lee Sin.

Best Sylas vs Lee Sin 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

ShadowflameVoid StaffCosmic 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 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
Q
9
W
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Lee Sin as Sylas

Tips for Playing as Sylas against Lee Sin

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 Lee Sin

Stay spread out to minimize the impact of Lee Sin's ultimate, Dragon's Rage.

Lee Sin relies heavily on following up with his abilities. Use disables to prevent him from chaining together his abilities and attacks.

Lee Sin has powerful tools to combat physical damage in Iron Will and Cripple but he is still vulnerable to magic damage.

Sylas vs Lee Sin Counter Stats

Sylas Image
Win Rate
55.2 %
VS
Win Rate
44.8 %
Lee Sin Image
7.2
< Kills >
6.7
6.6
< Deaths >
6.3
7
< Assists >
8.7
1.59
< Killing Sprees >
1.56
132
< Minions Killed >
36
0.08
< Dragons Killed >
1.33
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.4
877
< Physical Damage >
12,720
18,522
< Magic Damage >
2,572
1,168
< True Damage >
826
20,569
< Damage Dealt >
16,119
29,822
< Damage Taken >
29,782
10,873
< Gold Earned >
11,057
1.66
< Towers >
1.49
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.28
6,953
< Total Healing >
8,616
13,041
< Experience >
12,343
18
< Vision Score >
22
8
< Wards Placed >
11
307
< Time Dealing CC >
394

How to Counter Lee Sin with Sylas in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here show several vital Sylas versus Lee Sin matchup stats that can help you interpret the differences and similarities between these two champs. For instance, Sylas’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Lee Sin’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Sylas may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Lee Sin..

Sylas typically has a similar longest kill spree as his counter does. Typically, he receives a similar amount of damage to Lee Sin. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Sylas and Lee Sin

Damage Types Compared

Sylas
Lee Sin
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Sylas
Lee Sin

Who is Better, Sylas or Lee Sin?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Sylas usually wins when playing against Lee Sin, with a 55.2% win rate. Thus, Sylas makes a fantastic counter for Lee Sin.

While Sylas does have a much higher winrate than Lee Sin, when facing one another, Sylas also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less difficult character to learn. You don't need to be too worried when picking Sylas into Lee Sin.

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

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Sylas vs Lee Sin matchups, Sylas is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Sylas is a great counter for Lee Sin. You will do well by focussing your strategy on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Sylas against Lee Sin.

Additional Information for Sylas Players

How We Calculated Our Sylas vs Lee Sin Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lee Sin as Sylas, we analyzed 2,613 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 Lee Sin 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 Lee Sin during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Sylas on average gets much more CS compared to Lee Sin. Champs who on average don't earn many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.

The top items to have in your Sylas versus Lee Sin build include Everfrost, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Sylas combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better vs. Lee Sin than with many other typical builds. In fact, Sylas boasted an average winrate of 55.2% when countering Lee Sin with this counter build.

To have the highest chance of crushing Lee Sin as Sylas, you should take the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes players chose for Sylas vs Lee Sin battles, this order of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 55.2% win rate overall.

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