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

Sylas vs Ryze

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

How to Beat Ryze as Sylas

based on 561 Sylas vs Ryze matchups
Win Rate
51.7 %
K/D/A
2.16
Pick Rate
0.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League games every week. In our database, Sylas faced Ryze in 561 rounds. Using so many games with Sylas vs Ryze gives us faith in our capability to prepare informative data and a recommended build to shatter Ryze. This pairing is fairly rare. Sylas has to counter Ryze in only 0.9% of his rounds.

Sylas vs Ryze Matchup Summary

Sylas does a decent job of countering Ryze. Normally, he wins a acceptable 51.7% of matches the champs face off with each other in. In Sylas vs Ryze games, Sylas’s side is 0.0% more probable to get first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood against Ryze.

Best Sylas vs Ryze Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeDark Seal

Core Sylas Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostZhonya's HourglassCosmic Drive

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

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
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 Ryze as Sylas

Tips for Playing as Sylas against Ryze

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 Ryze

Crowd controlling Ryze during Realm Warp's windup will cancel the portal.

Ryze is especially dangerous to opponents that are marked with Flux.

Use Realm Warp's windup time to figure out how to deal with what may be coming out of the portal.

Sylas vs Ryze Counter Stats

Sylas Image
Win Rate
51.7 %
VS
Win Rate
48.3 %
Ryze Image
7.4
< Kills >
5.5
6.7
< Deaths >
6.3
7.1
< Assists >
7.3
1.65
< Killing Sprees >
1.27
130
< Minions Killed >
173
0.1
< Dragons Killed >
0.11
0.38
< Inhibitors >
0.47
676
< Physical Damage >
1,156
19,306
< Magic Damage >
20,903
1,130
< True Damage >
597
21,112
< Damage Dealt >
22,656
30,802
< Damage Taken >
24,997
11,027
< Gold Earned >
11,680
1.57
< Towers >
2.11
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
6,939
< Total Healing >
2,708
13,445
< Experience >
14,400
19
< Vision Score >
19
9
< Wards Placed >
9
306
< Time Dealing CC >
134

How to Counter Ryze with Sylas in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here underscore several vital Sylas against Ryze matchup stats that can help us figure out the distinctions between this set of champs. Sylas’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Ryze’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Sylas may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Ryze..

Sylas usually has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his foe does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Ryze. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Sylas and Ryze

Damage Types Compared

Sylas
Ryze
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Sylas
Ryze

Who is Better, Sylas or Ryze?

Both League champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Sylas usually wins when facing off against Ryze, with a 51.7% win rate. As a result, Sylas makes a good counter for Ryze.

While Sylas does have a higher win rate compared to Ryze, when facing one another, Sylas also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less difficult character to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Sylas into Ryze.

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

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Sylas vs Ryze matchups, Sylas is the better champion with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Sylas is a decent counter for Ryze. Make sure you focus your strategy on maximizing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Sylas against Ryze.

Additional Information for Sylas Players

How We Calculated Our Sylas vs Ryze Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ryze as Sylas, we analyzed 561 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 Ryze 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 learn all of the intricacies of Sylas in order to counter Ryze during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Sylas typically picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Ryze. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to use in your Sylas versus Ryze build consist of Everfrost, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Cosmic Drive. When Sylas included at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better vs Ryze than with most other common item sets. In fact, Sylas boasted an average winrate of 51.7% when countering Ryze with this counter build.

To have the greatest likelihood of vanquishing Ryze 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. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Sylas vs Ryze counterpicks, this order of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 51.7% winrate overall.

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