Taliyah vs Zyra Counter Build

How to Beat Zyra as Taliyah


We get our counter stats from the millions of ranked League of Legends games that we review every week. This Taliyah against Zyra counter guide came out of an examination of 3,087 ranked games where both champions battled one another.

This champion pairing is fairly rare. Taliyah encounters Zyra in only 2.3% of her matches. Unfortunitally, Taliyah does a terrible job of countering Zyra. On average, she wins a lowly 46.0% of the time the champions clash against each other in. In Taliyah against Zyra matches, Taliyah’s team is 4.0% more probable to earn first blood. This indicates that she probably will get first blood against Zyra.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Taliyah Items to Counter Zyra

The ideal items to have in your Taliyah versus Zyra build consist of Rabadon's Deathcap, Void Staff, and Luden's Tempest. When Taliyah used at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better against Zyra than with most other common builds.

Rabadon's Deathcap Item Void Staff Item Luden's Tempest Item

Best Taliyah Runes to Counter Zyra

To have the best probability of beating Zyra as Taliyah, Taliyah players should use the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes. Of all the rune sets players picked for Taliyah vs Zyra face-offs, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. We have also displayed the best Zyra runes to fend off Taliyah to help you grasp how she will probably be played to try to beat you.

Best Taliyah Runes

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Absolute Focus Rune Absolute Focus
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm

Best Zyra Runes

Arcane Comet Rune Arcane Comet
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Scorch Rune Scorch
Perfect Timing Rune Perfect Timing
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery


The following tables emphasize some significant Taliyah against Zyra matchup statistics that may help you explain the distinctions between the two. Taliyah’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is close to Zyra’s KDA ratio of 2.1, showing that Taliyah may be just as central to her team's team fighting capacity than Zyra.

Battle Stats


Taliyah Stats
7.1 4.4
Zyra Stats


Taliyah Stats
6.9 6.8
Zyra Stats


Taliyah Stats
8.1 10.2
Zyra Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Taliyah Stats
3.2 1.8
Zyra Stats

Damage Dealt

Taliyah Stats
19651 20306
Zyra Stats

Damage Taken

Taliyah Stats
24016 15082
Zyra Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Taliyah Stats
5 5.6
Zyra Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Taliyah Stats
0.9 1
Zyra Stats

Dragons Killed

Taliyah Stats
1.9 2.1
Zyra Stats

Barons Killed

Taliyah Stats
0.4 0.5
Zyra Stats

Gold Earned

Taliyah Stats
11128 9487
Zyra Stats

Minions Killed

Taliyah Stats
66 55
Zyra Stats

Taliyah often has a much larger longest killing spree than her opponent does. Typically, Taliyah receives more damage than Zyra. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the champion with increased HP has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

In Taliyah vs Zyra matchups, Taliyah commonly tallies a similar number of minion kills than Zyra. Champions that do not finish with a lot of minion kills usually do not have to have much CS to be useful. Instead, they are capable of scaling easily off their abilities alone. Yet, champs with plenty of minion kills, such as carries, usually require a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, try to exceed the averages displayed here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 3087 Taliyah vs Zyra 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 Zyra as Taliyah 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.