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

Sylas vs Seraphine

How to Beat Seraphine as Sylas in LoL Seraphine is in the b tier of champions
Mage Assassin
Mage Support

How to Beat Seraphine as Sylas

based on 8,707 Sylas vs Seraphine matchups
Win Rate
49 %
K/D/A
2.22
Pick Rate
3.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League of Legends games every week. Within our database, Sylas did battle with Seraphine in 8707 matches. Having so many games with Sylas vs Seraphine gives us faith in our capacity to produce useful statistics and a recommended build to wreck your opponent. This counter matchup is relatively rare. Sylas encounters Seraphine in only 3.2% of his matches.

Sylas vs Seraphine Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Sylas has done a dismal job of beating Seraphine. Normally, he wins a acceptable 49.0% of the time the champs battle each other in. In Sylas vs Seraphine matches, Sylas’s team is 0.0% more probable to get first blood. This implies that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Seraphine.

Best Sylas vs Seraphine Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Dark SealHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Dark SealLost Chapter

Core Sylas Items

~22 Mins
Night HarvesterRabadon's DeathcapZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Cosmic DriveBanshee's VeilShadowflameVoid 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

Domination Dark Harvest Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Inspiration Magical FootwearCosmic Insight
Adaptive Force Adaptive Force Magic Resist
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
W
3
E
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 Seraphine as Sylas

Tips for Playing as Sylas against Seraphine

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.

Sylas vs Seraphine Counter Stats

Sylas Image
Win Rate
49 %
VS
Win Rate
51 %
Seraphine Image
8.1
< Kills >
3.5
6.7
< Deaths >
6.4
6.8
< Assists >
12.3
1.81
< Killing Sprees >
0.75
89
< Minions Killed >
65
0.52
< Dragons Killed >
0.08
0.37
< Inhibitors >
0.54
557
< Physical Damage >
1,378
20,121
< Magic Damage >
13,219
1,067
< True Damage >
571
21,747
< Damage Dealt >
15,169
34,076
< Damage Taken >
17,156
11,337
< Gold Earned >
9,300
1.35
< Towers >
2.09
0.14
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
6,458
< Total Healing >
4,243
13,407
< Experience >
11,444
19
< Vision Score >
43
7
< Wards Placed >
19
323
< Time Dealing CC >
242

How to Counter Seraphine with Sylas in LoL

The stats provided here feature several strategic Sylas against Seraphine counter stats that may help you interpret the differences between this pair of champs. Sylas’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Seraphine’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Sylas may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Seraphine. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.

Sylas normally has a much larger longest killing spree than his foe does. Typically, he receives more damage than Seraphine. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Sylas and Seraphine

Damage Types Compared

Sylas
Seraphine
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Sylas
Seraphine

Who is Better, Sylas or Seraphine?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Sylas usually fairs equally well when taking on Seraphine, with a 49.0% win rate. Therefore, Sylas makes an ok counter for Seraphine.

While Sylas does have a lower win rate than Seraphine, when they face off with one another, Sylas also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more time consuming character to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Sylas into Seraphine.

Additionally, Sylas has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Seraphine. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Sylas vs Seraphine matchups, Seraphine is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Sylas is a somewhat poor counter for Seraphine. You will do well by focussing your strategy on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Sylas against Seraphine.

Additional Information for Sylas Players

How We Calculated Our Sylas vs Seraphine Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Seraphine as Sylas, we analyzed 8,707 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 Seraphine 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 truly master Sylas in order to counter Seraphine during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Sylas on average accumulates a similar amount of CS as Seraphine. Champions who on average don't earn much CS often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Sylas versus Seraphine build include Night Harvester, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Sylas used at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better versus Seraphine than with many other common builds. In fact, Sylas had an average winrate of 49.0% when countering Seraphine with this counter build.

To have the highest chance of beating Seraphine as Sylas, you should equip the Dark Harvest, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for Sylas vs Seraphine fights, this mixture of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 49.0% win rate overall.

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