How to Win Ziggs vs Galio Counter Matchup Ziggs is in the b tier of champions

Ziggs vs Galio

How to Beat Galio as Ziggs in LoL Galio is in the a tier of champions
Mage
Tank Mage

How to Beat Galio as Ziggs

based on 367 Ziggs vs Galio matchups
Win Rate
48.2 %
K/D/A
2.47
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked LoL matches every week. In our database, Ziggs faced Galio 367 times. Having so many games with Ziggs vs Galio gives us a lot of faith in our capability to prepare actionable data and a pro build to smash your enemy. This particular counter pairing is somewhat rare. Ziggs fights Galio in only 1.3% of his matches.

Ziggs vs Galio Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Ziggs does a dismal job of beating Galio. Typically, he wins a lowly 48.2% of matches the champions fight one another in. In Ziggs vs Galio rounds, Ziggs’s side is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood. This implies that he most likely will get first blood against Galio.

Best Ziggs vs Galio Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Sapphire CrystalAmplifying Tome

Core Ziggs Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishSeraph's EmbraceShadowflame

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Arcane Comet Manaflow BandTranscendenceScorch
Inspiration Magical FootwearBiscuit Delivery
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Ziggs's passive ability p
Ziggs q ability q
Ziggs w ability w
Ziggs e ability e
Ziggs's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Galio as Ziggs

Tips for Playing as Ziggs against Galio

Slowing your enemies with Hexplosive Minefield makes it easier to land other abilities.

Knocking yourself over walls with Satchel Charge can be great when chasing after or escaping from enemies.

Even if you're far from a fight you can still help from afar with Mega Inferno Bomb.

Advice to Win Against Galio

Hero's Entrance can be interrupted before Galio jumps into the air.

Galio moves slower when he is charging Shield of Durand.

Galio cannot traverse walls with Justice Punch.

Ziggs vs Galio Counter Stats

Ziggs Image
Win Rate
48.2 %
VS
Win Rate
51.8 %
Galio Image
4.7
< Kills >
4.1
5.3
< Deaths >
5.5
8.4
< Assists >
10.5
1.09
< Killing Sprees >
0.96
158
< Minions Killed >
119
0.15
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.56
< Inhibitors >
0.45
1,049
< Physical Damage >
401
21,903
< Magic Damage >
14,919
525
< True Damage >
627
23,478
< Damage Dealt >
15,948
16,752
< Damage Taken >
24,224
11,021
< Gold Earned >
9,772
2.9
< Towers >
1.62
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
1,579
< Total Healing >
2,400
13,133
< Experience >
12,739
21
< Vision Score >
24
10
< Wards Placed >
11
249
< Time Dealing CC >
124

How to Counter Galio with Ziggs in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize some significant Ziggs versus Galio counter statistics that can help us realize the distinctions between these two champions. As an example, Ziggs’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Galio’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Ziggs may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Galio..

Ziggs normally has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy does. On average, he receives less damage than Galio. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Ziggs and Galio

Damage Types Compared

Ziggs
Galio
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ziggs
Galio

Who is Better, Ziggs or Galio?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Ziggs usually loses when facing off against Galio, with a 48.2% win rate. Thus, Ziggs makes a poor counter for Galio.

While Ziggs does have a lower win rate compared to Galio, when on opposite teams, Ziggs also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less complex champ to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Ziggs into Galio.

Furthermore, Ziggs has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Galio. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Ziggs vs Galio matchups, Galio is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Ziggs is a somewhat poor counter to Galio. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on keeping up your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Ziggs against Galio.

Additional Information for Ziggs Players

How We Calculated Our Ziggs vs Galio Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Galio as Ziggs, we analyzed 367 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 Galio as Ziggs 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 learn all of the intricacies of Ziggs to counter Galio during both the laning 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 listen to the build and tips shown here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ziggs usually gets a similar amount of CS as Galio. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are capable of scaling 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 several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Ziggs versus Galio build include Liandry's Anguish, Seraph's Embrace, and Shadowflame. When Ziggs bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better countering Galio than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Ziggs had an average winrate of 48.2% when countering Galio with these items in his kit.

To have the best likelihood of beating Galio as Ziggs, you should take the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Ziggs vs Galio battles, this set of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 48.2% winrate overall.

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