How to Win Taric vs Shyvana Counter Matchup Taric is in the s tier of champions

Taric vs Shyvana

How to Beat Shyvana as Taric in LoL Shyvana is in the b tier of champions
Support Fighter
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How to Beat Shyvana as Taric

based on 657 Taric vs Shyvana matchups
Win Rate
48.4 %
K/D/A
2.64
Pick Rate
3.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup stats from the millions of ranked LoL rounds that we analyze each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Shyvana as Taric came out of an analysis of 657 ranked matches where both champs engaged one another. This particular champ matchup is somewhat rare. Taric fights Shyvana in only 3.2% of his games.

Taric vs Shyvana Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Taric has done a poor job of countering Shyvana. Normally, he wins a lowly 48.4% of matches the champions clash against one another in. In Taric against Shyvana rounds, Taric’s team is 0.2% more likely to gain first blood, implying that he most likely will get first blood against Shyvana.

Best Taric vs Shyvana Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsTear of the Goddess

Core Taric Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariFimbulwinterBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Frozen HeartPauldrons of Whiterock

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Taric to level up e
>
Second ability for Taric to level up q
>
Last skill for Taric to max out w

Runes

Resolve Guardian Font of LifeBone PlatingRevitalize
Precision Presence of MindLegend: Tenacity
AttackSpeed Armor Armor
Taric's passive ability p
Taric q ability q
Taric w ability w
Taric e ability e
Taric's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
W
3
Q
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
9
E
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Shyvana as Taric

Tips for Playing as Taric against Shyvana

Using Starlight's Touch at lower charges makes its healing less Mana efficient, but can greatly increase Taric's sustained damage via Bravado.

Rather than saving Cosmic Radiance for the last moment and risking someone dying during the delay, it can be more beneficial to cast it as soon as you know a teamfight is guaranteed to start.

The cooldown reducing component of Bravado makes Cooldown Reduction items like Frozen Heart, Iceborn Gauntlet, and Spirit Visage exceptionally powerful on Taric.

Advice to Win Against Shyvana

All of Shyvana's basic abilities hit multiple enemies in dragon form. It's important for opposing champions to not cluster while fighting her.

A significant portion of Shyvana's power is generated through aggression, making her weak against opponents who are able to keep their distance.

Shyvana's Fury Bar indicate her ultimate can be activated. Harassing her when she's low on Fury can be very effective.

Taric vs Shyvana Counter Stats

Taric Image
Win Rate
48.4 %
VS
Win Rate
51.6 %
Shyvana Image
1.8
< Kills >
6
5.9
< Deaths >
4.8
13.8
< Assists >
8.1
0.3
< Killing Sprees >
1.37
40
< Minions Killed >
62
0.17
< Dragons Killed >
1.71
0.59
< Inhibitors >
0.52
2,101
< Physical Damage >
3,696
4,453
< Magic Damage >
15,925
623
< True Damage >
1,362
7,177
< Damage Dealt >
20,984
22,812
< Damage Taken >
33,727
8,064
< Gold Earned >
11,972
2.25
< Towers >
1.89
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.34
11,460
< Total Healing >
8,190
10,670
< Experience >
13,868
37
< Vision Score >
21
17
< Wards Placed >
5
210
< Time Dealing CC >
562

How to Counter Shyvana with Taric in LoL

The stats shown on this page highlight some influential Taric against Shyvana matchup stats that may help you understand the distinctions between these two champs. As an example, Taric’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Shyvana’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Taric may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Shyvana. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in assists.

Taric often has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Shyvana. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the champion with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Taric and Shyvana

Damage Types Compared

Taric
Shyvana
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Taric
Shyvana

Who is Better, Taric or Shyvana?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Taric usually loses when taking on Shyvana, with a 48.4% win rate. Therefore, Taric makes a bad counter for Shyvana.

While Taric does have a lower winrate than Shyvana, when on opposite teams, Taric also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less complex character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Taric into Shyvana.

Additionally, Taric has a very large amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Shyvana. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Taric vs Shyvana matchups, Shyvana is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Taric is a somewhat poor counter to Shyvana. You will do well by focussing your play on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Taric against Shyvana.

Additional Information for Taric Players

How We Calculated Our Taric vs Shyvana Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Shyvana as Taric, we analyzed 657 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 Shyvana as Taric 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 Taric to counter Shyvana during both the lane 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 mind the build and stats displayed above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Taric most often accumulates less CS relative to Shyvana. Champions who on average don't earn much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values shown on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Taric versus Shyvana build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Fimbulwinter, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Taric incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better against Shyvana than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Taric boasted an average win rate of 48.4% when playing against Shyvana with this counter build.

To have the best chance of coming out on top against Shyvana as Taric, you should equip the Guardian, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Revitalize, Presence of Mind, and Legend: Tenacity runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players chose for Taric vs Shyvana counter picks, this composite of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 48.4% winrate overall.

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