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

Sylas vs Wukong

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

How to Beat Wukong as Sylas

based on 3,883 Sylas vs Wukong matchups
Win Rate
45.2 %
K/D/A
2
Pick Rate
6.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League rounds every week. In our dataset, Sylas battled Wukong 3883 times. Including so many games with Sylas versus Wukong gives us confidence in our capability to produce actionable stats and a solid build to wreck Wukong. This champion pairing is somewhat uncommon. Sylas fights Wukong in only 6.3% of his matches.

Sylas vs Wukong Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Sylas has done a terrible job of beating Wukong. Typically, he wins a lowly 45.2% of games the champs battle one another in. In Sylas versus Wukong games, Sylas’s side is 0.0% more probable to gain first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood against Wukong.

Best Sylas vs Wukong Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Dark SealHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeIonian Boots of Lucidity

Core Sylas Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostZhonya's HourglassCosmic Drive

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapShadowflameLich BaneVoid Staff

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 MagicRes
Sylas's passive ability p
Sylas q ability q
Sylas w ability w
Sylas e ability e
Sylas's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
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 Wukong as Sylas

Tips for Playing as Sylas against Wukong

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 Wukong

Wukong will often use Decoy after Nimbus Strike. Try delaying your abilities by a short amount of time to ensure that you're hitting the real Wukong.

Wukong becomes tougher to kill when surrounded by his enemies. Try to isolate him to gain an advantage.

Sylas vs Wukong Counter Stats

Sylas Image
Win Rate
45.2 %
VS
Win Rate
54.8 %
Wukong Image
7
< Kills >
7
6.9
< Deaths >
5.5
6.8
< Assists >
7.9
1.57
< Killing Sprees >
1.59
133
< Minions Killed >
66
0.09
< Dragons Killed >
1.15
0.35
< Inhibitors >
0.53
823
< Physical Damage >
15,043
18,250
< Magic Damage >
2,686
1,235
< True Damage >
1,180
20,309
< Damage Dealt >
18,910
30,884
< Damage Taken >
29,345
10,857
< Gold Earned >
11,616
1.47
< Towers >
2.07
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.26
6,939
< Total Healing >
8,379
13,156
< Experience >
13,371
19
< Vision Score >
21
9
< Wards Placed >
6
312
< Time Dealing CC >
134

How to Counter Wukong with Sylas in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here feature some influential Sylas against Wukong matchup stats that may help us explain the distinctions between this pair of champions. Sylas’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Wukong’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Sylas may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Wukong..

Sylas typically has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. Typically, he receives a similar amount of damage to Wukong. 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 harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Sylas and Wukong

Damage Types Compared

Sylas
Wukong
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Sylas
Wukong

Who is Better, Sylas or Wukong?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Sylas usually loses when taking on Wukong, with a 45.2% win rate. Thus, Sylas makes a bad counter to Wukong.

While Sylas does have a much lower win rate compared to Wukong, when facing one another, Sylas also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more time consuming champ to learn. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Sylas into Wukong.

Additionally, Sylas also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Wukong. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Sylas vs Wukong matchups, Wukong is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Sylas is a garbage counter to Wukong. Make sure you focus your gameplay on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Sylas against Wukong.

Additional Information for Sylas Players

How We Calculated Our Sylas vs Wukong Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Wukong as Sylas, we analyzed 3,883 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 Wukong 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 Wukong during both the laning 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 here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Sylas usually gets more CS as Wukong. Champs who typically don't acquire many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Sylas versus Wukong build include Everfrost, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Cosmic Drive. When Sylas combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better vs Wukong than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Sylas had an average win rate of 45.2% when countering Wukong with this build.

To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Wukong as Sylas, you should equip the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune builds we have analyed for Sylas vs Wukong counter picks, this set of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 45.2% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Wukong as Sylas are shown for every ranked division. If you want to filter the statistics and builds to an individual skill level, you should use the selection menu at the top of this page.