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.
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.
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.
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.
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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