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

Zac vs Janna

How to Beat Janna as Zac in LoL Janna is in the s tier of champions
Tank Fighter
Support Mage

How to Beat Janna as Zac

based on 2,062 Zac vs Janna matchups
Win Rate
46.9 %
K/D/A
3.02
Pick Rate
4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked LoL matches every week. In our dataset, Zac faced Janna 2062 times. Having so many matchups for Zac vs Janna gives us a lot of faith in our capability to provide enlightening data and a solid build to defeat your enemy. This particular champion pairing is somewhat rare. Zac has to counter Janna in only 4.0% of his rounds.

Zac vs Janna Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Zac does a terrible job of countering Janna. Typically, he wins a lowly 46.9% of matches the champions fight each other in. In Zac against Janna rounds, Zac’s side is 0.0% more probable to earn first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood versus Janna.

Best Zac vs Janna Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Cloth ArmorBami's Cinder

Core Zac Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisSpirit VisageDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Warmog's ArmorRanduin'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
Inspiration Magical FootwearCosmic Insight
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
Q
3
E
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
16
R

Guide to Countering Janna as Zac

Tips for Playing as Zac against Janna

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 Janna

Save an interrupt ability for when Janna uses her ultimate.

Listen for the charge up sound on Howling Gale in case Janna is trying to hit you with it from off screen or from brush.

Janna's at her strongest when buffing another ally. If you can harass her ally, it will weaken her ability to fight you.

Zac vs Janna Counter Stats

Zac Image
Win Rate
46.9 %
VS
Win Rate
53.1 %
Janna Image
4.3
< Kills >
1
4.7
< Deaths >
4.7
9.9
< Assists >
14.8
0.97
< Killing Sprees >
0.15
48
< Minions Killed >
17
1.24
< Dragons Killed >
0.03
0.4
< Inhibitors >
0.58
1,040
< Physical Damage >
885
13,147
< Magic Damage >
4,110
1,313
< True Damage >
553
15,500
< Damage Dealt >
5,549
35,728
< Damage Taken >
15,279
10,446
< Gold Earned >
7,679
1.36
< Towers >
2.26
0.3
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
34,533
< Total Healing >
9,042
12,758
< Experience >
10,299
21
< Vision Score >
55
6
< Wards Placed >
26
500
< Time Dealing CC >
281

How to Counter Janna with Zac in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here highlight some valuable Zac vs. Janna counter stats that can help you understand the differences between the pair. As an example, Zac’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Janna’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Zac may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Janna. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Zac normally has a much larger longest kill spree than his opponent does. On average, he takes more damage than Janna. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the champion with higher health has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Zac and Janna

Damage Types Compared

Zac
Janna
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Zac
Janna

Who is Better, Zac or Janna?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Zac usually loses when trying to fight Janna, with a 46.9% win rate. Therefore, Zac makes a bad counter to Janna.

While Zac does have a lower winrate compared to Janna, when on opposite teams, Zac also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult character to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Zac into Jannaas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Zac has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Janna. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Zac vs Janna matchups, Janna is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Zac is a bad counter to Janna. Focus your strategy on maximizing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Zac against Janna.

Additional Information for Zac Players

How We Calculated Our Zac vs Janna Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Janna as Zac, we analyzed 2,062 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 Janna 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 in order to counter Janna during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Zac most often gets more CS compared to Janna. Champs who on average don't earn many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Zac versus Janna build consist of Sunfire Aegis, Spirit Visage, and Demonic Embrace. When Zac combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better against Janna than with most other typical builds. In fact, Zac boasted an average winrate of 46.9% when playing against Janna with these items in his kit.

To have the highest chance of crushing Janna as Zac, you should use the Aftershock, Font of Life, Conditioning, Revitalize, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the runes players picked for Zac vs Janna counterpicks, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 46.9% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Janna as Zac are shown for all skill levels combined. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to a distinct player tier, you should use the selection menu located earlier on the page.