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

Zac vs Pantheon

How to Beat Pantheon as Zac in LoL Pantheon is in the b tier of champions
Tank Fighter
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How to Beat Pantheon as Zac

based on 1,078 Zac vs Pantheon matchups
Win Rate
53.1 %
K/D/A
3.56
Pick Rate
2.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter statistics from the millions of ranked League rounds that we get from Riot Games every week. Our guide on how to beat Pantheon as Zac resulted from an examination of 1078 ranked matches where both champions faced each other. This particular counter matchup is somewhat rare. Zac fights Pantheon in only 2.5% of his matches.

Zac vs Pantheon Matchup Summary

Zac does a good job of countering Pantheon. Normally, he wins a whopping 53.1% of the time the champs fight each other in. In Zac versus Pantheon games, Zac’s team is 0.1% less expected to obtain first blood. This implies that he probably won't get first blood against Pantheon.

Best Zac vs Pantheon Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsRuby Crystal

Core Zac Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisThornmailDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Randuin's OmenSpirit Visage

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
Q
3
E
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
W
9
E
10
W
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R
12
W
13
W
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Pantheon as Zac

Tips for Playing as Zac against Pantheon

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 Pantheon

Pantheon's Aegis Assault makes him invulnerable from the front. Get behind him or wait it out.

Grand Starfall gives several seconds of warning before Pantheon arrives. Use this time to get out of the way or to form a plan to deal with him.

Be careful near Pantheon if your health is low - a thrown Comet Spear executes low health enemies.

Zac vs Pantheon Counter Stats

Zac Image
Win Rate
53.1 %
VS
Win Rate
46.9 %
Pantheon Image
5.8
< Kills >
6.8
5
< Deaths >
7.4
12
< Assists >
7.4
1.32
< Killing Sprees >
1.55
43
< Minions Killed >
100
1.23
< Dragons Killed >
0.21
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.41
1,104
< Physical Damage >
16,147
13,594
< Magic Damage >
734
1,295
< True Damage >
1,390
15,994
< Damage Dealt >
18,272
34,765
< Damage Taken >
22,223
11,066
< Gold Earned >
10,669
1.53
< Towers >
1.6
0.29
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
32,721
< Total Healing >
2,588
13,132
< Experience >
12,311
21
< Vision Score >
29
6
< Wards Placed >
13
492
< Time Dealing CC >
54

How to Counter Pantheon with Zac in LoL

The stats provided here show some vital Zac against Pantheon counter statistics that can help you figure out the differences between the pair. For instance, Zac’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Pantheon’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Zac may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Pantheon. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Zac typically has a similar longest killing spree as his opponent does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Pantheon. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Zac and Pantheon

Damage Types Compared

Zac
Pantheon
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Zac
Pantheon

Who is Better, Zac or Pantheon?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Zac usually wins when facing off against Pantheon, with a 53.1% win rate. As a result, Zac makes a great counter for Pantheon.

While Zac does have a higher winrate than Pantheon, when facing one another, Zac also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult character to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Zac into Pantheonas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Zac has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Pantheon. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Zac vs Pantheon matchups, Zac is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Zac is a great counter to Pantheon. You will do well by focussing your play on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Zac against Pantheon.

Additional Information for Zac Players

How We Calculated Our Zac vs Pantheon Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Pantheon as Zac, we analyzed 1,078 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 Pantheon 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

To truly master Zac in order to counter Pantheon during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Zac usually accumulates less CS compared to Pantheon. Champions who typically don't take much CS often don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Zac versus Pantheon build include Sunfire Aegis, Thornmail, and Demonic Embrace. When Zac bought at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better against Pantheon than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Zac boasted an average win rate of 53.1% when countering Pantheon with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest probability of vanquishing Pantheon as Zac, Zac players should equip the Aftershock, Font of Life, Conditioning, Revitalize, Triumph, and Legend: Tenacity runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players chose for Zac vs Pantheon battles, this blending of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 53.1% win rate overall.

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