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.
Shyvana's Fury Bar indicate her ultimate can be activated. Harassing her when she's low on Fury can be very effective.
A significant portion of Shyvana's power is generated through aggression, making her weak against opponents who are able to keep their distance.
All of Shyvana's basic abilities hit multiple enemies in dragon form. It's important for opposing champions to not cluster while fighting her.
The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight some vital Zac against Shyvana matchup statistics that can help us appreciate the distinctions between the two. As an example, Zac’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Shyvana’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Zac may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Shyvana..
Zac normally has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. Commonly, he takes a similar amount of damage to Shyvana. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when engaged or poked.
Both League champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Zac usually fairs equally well when taking on Shyvana, with a 49.8% win rate. Thus, Zac makes an ok counter for Shyvana.
While Zac does have a lower win rate than Shyvana, when on opposite teams, Zac also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more time consuming character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Zac into Shyvanaas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.
Furthermore, Zac has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Shyvana. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Zac vs Shyvana matchups, Shyvana is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.
Zac is a somewhat poor counter to Shyvana. Make sure you focus your strategy on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Zac against Shyvana.
To truly master Zac in order to counter Shyvana during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Zac on average gets less CS relative to Shyvana. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.
The most crucial items to use in your Zac versus Shyvana build include Sunfire Aegis, Spirit Visage, and Demonic Embrace. When Zac combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better vs Shyvana than with many other common item sets. In fact, Zac had an average win rate of 49.8% when playing against Shyvana with this counter build.
To have the best probability of coming out on top against Shyvana as Zac, you should take the Aftershock, Font of Life, Second Wind, Revitalize, Triumph, and Legend: Tenacity runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players picked for Zac vs Shyvana face-offs, this set of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 49.8% winrate overall.
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