How to Win Zac vs Illaoi Counter Matchup Zac is in the s tier of champions

Zac vs Illaoi

How to Beat Illaoi as Zac in LoL Illaoi is in the s tier of champions
Tank Fighter
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Illaoi as Zac

based on 1,776 Zac vs Illaoi matchups
Win Rate
47.9 %
K/D/A
3.44
Pick Rate
2.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League matches every week. In our data, Zac did battle with Illaoi in 1776 rounds. With so many games with Zac vs Illaoi gives us faith in our capacity to provide actionable data and a pro build to obliterate Illaoi. This champion matchup is relatively rare. Zac is forced to battle against Illaoi in only 2.6% of his rounds.

Zac vs Illaoi Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Zac does a below average job of countering Illaoi. Normally, he wins a lowly 47.9% of games the champions face off with one another in. In Zac against Illaoi matches, Zac’s side is 0.0% more likely to earn first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood versus Illaoi.

Best Zac vs Illaoi Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBami's Cinder

Core Zac Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisSpirit VisageDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Randuin's OmenThornmail

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Resolve Aftershock Font of LifeConditioningRevitalize
Precision TriumphLegend: Tenacity
CDRScaling Armor HealthScaling
Zac's passive ability p
Zac q ability q
Zac w ability w
Zac e ability e
Zac's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
E
3
Q
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
W
9
E
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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Q
15
Q
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R

Guide to Countering Illaoi as Zac

Tips for Playing as Zac against Illaoi

Picking up goo chunks is very important to staying alive.

When Cell Division is ready, try to die in a position that makes it difficult for the enemy team to kill your bloblets.

Charging Elastic Slingshot from the fog of war will give opponents less time to react.

Advice to Win Against Illaoi

Killing Tentacles whenever possible will make it much easier to win a fight against Illaoi.

When your spirit gets pulled out, fight back if you can. Dealing damage to Illaoi reduces the spirit's duration.

Avoid grouping up for Leap of Faith to reduce the number of Tentacles available to Illaoi.

Zac vs Illaoi Counter Stats

Zac Image
Win Rate
47.9 %
VS
Win Rate
52.1 %
Illaoi Image
5.1
< Kills >
5.4
4.8
< Deaths >
6.3
11.4
< Assists >
4.3
1.14
< Killing Sprees >
1.23
47
< Minions Killed >
198
1.2
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.38
< Inhibitors >
0.7
1,127
< Physical Damage >
26,531
15,005
< Magic Damage >
619
1,457
< True Damage >
839
17,591
< Damage Dealt >
27,989
38,272
< Damage Taken >
33,779
10,821
< Gold Earned >
12,369
1.26
< Towers >
3.19
0.3
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
36,204
< Total Healing >
8,662
13,294
< Experience >
15,317
20
< Vision Score >
17
6
< Wards Placed >
8
478
< Time Dealing CC >
71

How to Counter Illaoi with Zac in LoL

The stats shown on this page show some valuable Zac vs. Illaoi matchup stats that can help you grasp the differences and similarities between this set of champions. For instance, Zac’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Illaoi’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Zac may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Illaoi. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Zac often has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. On average, he takes more damage than Illaoi. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the champ with increased health has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Zac and Illaoi

Damage Types Compared

Zac
Illaoi
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Zac
Illaoi

Who is Better, Zac or Illaoi?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Zac usually loses when trying to fight Illaoi, with a 47.9% win rate. As a result, Zac makes a poor counter to Illaoi.

While Zac does have a lower winrate than Illaoi, when on opposite teams, Zac also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more time consuming champion to learn. You should be very concerned when picking Zac into Illaoias his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Zac also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Illaoi. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Zac vs Illaoi matchups, Illaoi 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.

Zac is a terribly counter for Illaoi. Make sure you focus your strategy on increasing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Zac against Illaoi.

Additional Information for Zac Players

How We Calculated Our Zac vs Illaoi Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Illaoi as Zac, we analyzed 1,776 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 Illaoi as Zac 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Zac to counter Illaoi during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Zac on average racks up a lot less CS compared to Illaoi. Champions who typically don't earn much CS typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values shown here to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Zac versus Illaoi build include Sunfire Aegis, Spirit Visage, and Demonic Embrace. When Zac used at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better when facing Illaoi than with most other typical builds. In fact, Zac had an average win rate of 47.9% when playing against Illaoi with this build.

To have the best likelihood of annihilating Illaoi as Zac, you should take the Aftershock, Font of Life, Conditioning, Revitalize, Legend: Tenacity, and Triumph runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players picked for Zac vs Illaoi face-offs, this blending of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 47.9% winrate overall.

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