Volibear vs Zilean Counter Build

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

How to Beat Zilean as Volibear

4,697 Volibear vs Zilean Matchups Analyzed

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends games that we analyze every week. Our guide on how to beat Zilean as Volibear came out of an evaluation of 4697 ranked rounds where both champs fought each other. This particular champion pairing is somewhat rare. Volibear fights Zilean in only 1.8% of his games.

Volibear has done a ok job of beating Zilean. On average, he wins a acceptable 49.7% of the time the champs fight each other in. In Volibear vs Zilean games, Volibear’s team is 0.1% more likely to obtain first blood. This implies that he probably will get first blood versus Zilean.

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Best Volibear Items to Counter Zilean

The ideal items to focus on in your Volibear versus Zilean build include Divine Sunderer, Sterak's Gage, and Spirit Visage. When Volibear combined at least these three items in his build, he did much better versus Zilean than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Volibear boasted an average winrate of 61.4% when countering Zilean with these items in his kit.

Best Volibear Runes to Counter Zilean

Press the Attack Rune Press the Attack
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking

To have the greatest chance of coming out on top against Zilean as Volibear, you should equip the Press the Attack, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Nimbus Cloak, and Waterwalking runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune sets players used for Volibear vs Zilean face-offs, this order of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 53.3% win rate overall.

We have also included the best Zilean runes to fend off Volibear in order to help you grasp how he will probably be setup against your champion.


5.4 | Volibear Zilean | 2.6


5.7 | Volibear Zilean | 5


6.8 | Volibear Zilean | 12.2

Volibear vs Zilean Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here emphasize some important Volibear vs. Zilean matchup stats that may help us understand the distinctions between the two. For instance, Volibear’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.1 is worse than Zilean’s KDA ratio of 3.0, showing that Volibear may be less central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Zilean..

Volibear normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, he takes more damage than Zilean. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Volibear usually gets a bit more CS than Zilean. Champions who on average don't earn much CS typically do not have to have much CS to be useful. Instead, they are able to scale properly off of their abilities alone. Yet, champs with plenty of minion kills, such as ADCs, typically require a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to pass the values shown here to do well.

If you need to get Volibear vs Zilean tips and counter stats for a a particular skill level, feel free to select one from the selection menu provided above. At first, the statistics and strategies given are computed using all matches played with these champions.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.23 | Volibear Zilean | 0.55

Largest Multi-Kill

1.27 | Volibear Zilean | 0.93

Damage Dealt

16,278 | Volibear Zilean | 12,128

Damage Taken

30,794 | Volibear Zilean | 15,604

Healing Done

9,442 | Volibear Zilean | 5,885

Vision Score

19 | Volibear Zilean | 41

Gold Earned

10,667 | Volibear Zilean | 8,511

Minions Killed

75 | Volibear Zilean | 53

Dragons Killed

1.06 | Volibear Zilean | 0.05

Barons Killed

0.19 | Volibear Zilean | 0.01


1.95 | Volibear Zilean | 1.94


0.44 | Volibear Zilean | 0.51

CC Duration (sec)

377 | Volibear Zilean | 166

Experience Earned

12,960 | Volibear Zilean | 11,618

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 4,697 Volibear 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 Volibear 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.