How to Win Xerath vs Fizz Counter Matchup Xerath is in the a tier of champions

Xerath vs Fizz

How to Beat Fizz as Xerath in LoL Fizz is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Fizz as Xerath

based on 1,936 Xerath vs Fizz matchups
Win Rate
47.8 %
K/D/A
2.47
Pick Rate
2.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated League of Legends matches that we get from Riot Games each and every week. This guide on how to beat Fizz as Xerath resulted from an analysis of 1936 ranked games where both champions clashed against one another. This champ matchup is somewhat rare. Xerath encounters Fizz in only 2.5% of his matches.

Xerath vs Fizz Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Xerath has done a dismal job of beating Fizz. Typically, he wins a lowly 47.8% of the time the champs oppose each other in. In Xerath against Fizz matches, Xerath’s side is 0.0% more probable to earn first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood against Fizz.

Best Xerath vs Fizz Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

Core Xerath Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestShard of True IceShadowflame

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapHorizon FocusZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerbarrier summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearBiscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Sorcery Manaflow BandGathering Storm
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Xerath's passive ability p
Xerath q ability q
Xerath w ability w
Xerath e ability e
Xerath's ultimate ability r
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Q
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W
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E
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Q
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Q
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R
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Q
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Fizz as Xerath

Tips for Playing as Xerath against Fizz

Eye of Destruction will make landing Arcanopulse easier as the target will be slowed.

If you stun an enemy with Shocking Orb, follow up with a guaranteed center hit on Eye of Destruction.

It's easier to land Arcanopulse on an enemy when they're moving toward or away from you, rather than side to side.

Advice to Win Against Fizz

Fizz is a slippery target when his abilities are not on cooldown - bait him into using them early and follow up with crowd control or hard-hitting attacks!

Fizz's attacks becomes more deadly for a few seconds after he uses his empowered attack - keep him away while his trident is glowing!

Xerath vs Fizz Counter Stats

Xerath Image
Win Rate
47.8 %
VS
Win Rate
52.2 %
Fizz Image
5.1
< Kills >
8.8
5.9
< Deaths >
5.9
9.5
< Assists >
6
1.16
< Killing Sprees >
1.94
89
< Minions Killed >
150
0.1
< Dragons Killed >
0.09
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.41
645
< Physical Damage >
2,759
20,957
< Magic Damage >
17,055
1,022
< True Damage >
1,244
22,624
< Damage Dealt >
21,059
15,890
< Damage Taken >
22,848
10,578
< Gold Earned >
12,306
1.51
< Towers >
1.71
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
1,080
< Total Healing >
2,314
12,490
< Experience >
14,193
36
< Vision Score >
18
17
< Wards Placed >
8
177
< Time Dealing CC >
168

How to Counter Fizz with Xerath in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize some critical Xerath against Fizz matchup stats that can help us appreciate the differences and similarities between these two champions. As an example, Xerath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Fizz’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Xerath may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Fizz..

Xerath typically has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his matchup does. On average, he receives less damage than Fizz. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the champion with higher health has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Xerath and Fizz

Damage Types Compared

Xerath
Fizz
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Xerath
Fizz

Who is Better, Xerath or Fizz?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Xerath usually loses when taking on Fizz, with a 47.8% win rate. Thus, Xerath makes a bad counter for Fizz.

While Xerath does have a lower win rate than Fizz, when they face off with one another, Xerath also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more challenging champion to pick up and master. You should be very concerned when picking Xerath into Fizzas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Xerath also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Fizz. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Xerath vs Fizz matchups, Fizz is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Xerath is a garbage counter to Fizz. Focus your actions on keeping up your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Xerath against Fizz.

Additional Information for Xerath Players

How We Calculated Our Xerath vs Fizz Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Fizz as Xerath, we analyzed 1,936 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 Fizz as Xerath 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 Xerath in order to counter Fizz during both the early game 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 suggestions displayed here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Xerath typically gets less CS as Fizz. Champs who on average don't take much CS often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.

The best items to use in your Xerath versus Fizz build include Luden's Tempest, Shard of True Ice, and Shadowflame. When Xerath incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed much better vs Fizz than with many other typical builds. In fact, Xerath had an average winrate of 47.8% when countering Fizz with this counter build.

To have the highest chance of vanquishing Fizz as Xerath, you should use the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Manaflow Band, and Gathering Storm runes from the Inspiration and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the runes players chose for Xerath vs Fizz LoL games, this combo of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 47.8% win rate overall.

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