Tristana vs Zilean Counter Build

How to Win Tristana vs Zilean Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Zilean as Tristana in LoL

How to Beat Zilean as Tristana

8,342 Tristana vs Zilean Matchups Analyzed

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated League of Legends matches that we analyze every week. This guide on how to beat Zilean as Tristana resulted from an examination of 8342 ranked games where both champions faced one another. This counter matchup is relatively rare. Tristana fights Zilean in only 1.8% of her games.

Tristana has done a ok job of countering Zilean. Normally, she wins a acceptable 49.7% of games the champs fight one another in. In Tristana versus Zilean matches, Tristana’s side is 0.2% more probable to gain first blood. This implies that she most likely will get first blood against Zilean.

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Best Tristana Items to Counter Zilean

The most important items to focus on in your Tristana versus Zilean build include Kraken Slayer, Guardian Angel, and Infinity Edge. When Tristana combined at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better countering Zilean than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Tristana had an average winrate of 64.7% battling Zilean with this counter build.

Best Tristana Runes to Counter Zilean

Hail of Blades Rune Hail of Blades
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Bloodline Rune Legend: Bloodline

To have the greatest likelihood of coming out on top against Zilean as Tristana, Tristana players should equip the Hail of Blades, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Triumph, and Legend: Bloodline runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players chose for Tristana vs Zilean face-offs, this composite of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 54.3% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the top Zilean runes to fight back against Tristana to help you interpret how he will probably be built to try to beat your champion.


7.2 | Tristana Zilean | 2.6


5.6 | Tristana Zilean | 5


5.6 | Tristana Zilean | 12.1

Tristana vs Zilean Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown here emphasize several vital Tristana vs. Zilean counter stats that can help us realize the differences and similarities between the pair. Tristana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is worse than Zilean’s KDA ratio of 2.9, demonstrating that Tristana may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Zilean. This observation is largely caused by the difference in kills.

Tristana often has a much larger longest killing spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, she takes more damage than Zilean. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

In Tristana vs Zilean matchups, Tristana commonly earns many more minion kills than Zilean. Champions who on average don't get very much CS usually do not have to have much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. However, champs with many minion kills, such as ADCs, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the averages displayed here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.65 | Tristana Zilean | 0.55

Largest Multi-Kill

1.52 | Tristana Zilean | 0.94

Damage Dealt

18,517 | Tristana Zilean | 11,276

Damage Taken

18,753 | Tristana Zilean | 15,191

Healing Done

5,058 | Tristana Zilean | 5,669

Vision Score

19 | Tristana Zilean | 41

Gold Earned

11,809 | Tristana Zilean | 8,389

Minions Killed

161 | Tristana Zilean | 52

Dragons Killed

0.25 | Tristana Zilean | 0.05

Barons Killed

0.07 | Tristana Zilean | 0.01


2.77 | Tristana Zilean | 1.94


0.58 | Tristana Zilean | 0.51

CC Duration (sec)

52 | Tristana Zilean | 160

Experience Earned

12,266 | Tristana Zilean | 11,426

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 8,342 Tristana vs Zilean 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 Zilean as Tristana 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.