Ryze is especially dangerous to opponents that are marked with Flux.
Crowd controlling Ryze during Realm Warp's windup will cancel the portal.
Use Realm Warp's windup time to figure out how to deal with what may be coming out of the portal.
The stat comparisons provided here underscore several significant Viego vs. Ryze counter stats that may help us understand the distinctions between the two. Viego’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Ryze’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Viego may be more central to their team's team fighting potential than Ryze..
Viego often has a slightly larger longest killing spree than their foe does. Commonly, they receives more damage than Ryze. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Viego usually wins when trying to fight Ryze, with a 56.4% win rate. As a result, Viego makes a fantastic counter for Ryze.
While Viego does have a much higher winrate than Ryze, when facing one another, Viego also has a lower learning curve that makes them a less time consuming character to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Viego into Ryze.
Additionally, Viego has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Ryze. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Viego vs Ryze matchups, Viego is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.
Viego is a great counter to Ryze. Make sure you focus your actions on increasing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Viego against Ryze.
To truly master Viego in order to counter Ryze during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented here, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Viego often racks up a lot less CS as Ryze. Champions who typically don't get much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values displayed here to do well.
The top items to focus on in your Viego versus Ryze build include Kraken Slayer, Blade of The Ruined King, and Death's Dance. When Viego used at least these three items in their build, they did a lot better countering Ryze than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Viego had an average winrate of 56.4% when playing against Ryze with this build.
To have the highest chance of annihilating Ryze as Viego, Viego players should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players used for Viego vs Ryze face-offs, this mix of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 56.4% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Ryze as Viego are shown for all skill levels, merged. To narrow the statistics and builds to a particular player tier, you can use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.