Zac vs Poppy Counter Build
How to Beat Poppy as Zac
We produce our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds that we analyze every week. This Zac versus Poppy counter guide resulted from an analysis of 4,314 ranked games where both champs faced off against one another.
This particular counter matchup is relatively rare. Zac encounters Poppy in only 1.8% of his rounds. Unfortunitally, Zac has done a below average job of countering Poppy. Typically, he wins a acceptable 49.0% of the time the champs face off with one another in. In Zac versus Poppy games, Zac’s team is 2.0% less expected to earn first blood, implying that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Poppy.
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Best Zac Items to Counter Poppy
The most important items to have in your Zac versus Poppy build consist of Abyssal Mask, Sunfire Aegis, and Thornmail. When Zac included at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better versus Poppy than with most other commonly used builds.
Best Zac Runes to Counter Poppy
To have the highest chance of annihilating Poppy as Zac, you should use the Aftershock, Demolish, Conditioning, Revitalize, Cheap Shot, and Ravenous Hunter runes. Of all the rune sets players chose for Zac vs Poppy clashes, this order of runes resulted in the best win rate. We have also displayed the top Poppy runes to counterpick against Zac to help you understand how she will likely be setup to try to beat your champ.
Best Zac Runes
Best Poppy Runes
The following tables show several significant Zac against Poppy matchup stats that may help you appreciate the distinctions between the pair. Zac’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 3.0 is more than Poppy’s KDA ratio of 2.5, indicating that Zac may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Poppy.
Zac usually has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy does. Typically, Zac takes more damage than Poppy. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the champ with increased health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.
In Zac vs Poppy matchups, Zac usually racks up many fewer minion kills than Poppy. Champions that do not get many minion kills normally don't require much CS to be effective. Instead, they are able to scale fully off their skills and stats alone. However, champions with plenty of CS, such as ADCs, usually have to have a lot of gold to be useful. In either situation, work to outperform the values presented here to do well.
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How We Analyze Our Matchups
For this counter guide, we analyzed 4314 Zac vs Poppy 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 Poppy 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.