Even if you're far from a fight you can still help from afar with Mega Inferno Bomb.
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.
Meditate is an effective method of healing damage over time, but Master Yi is susceptible to coordinated team ganks early in the game.
If Master Yi tries to farm with Alpha Strike, hit him a few times so he has to use mana with Meditate to heal.
Although Master Yi cannot be slowed while using Highlander, other disables can stop him in his tracks.
The stats shown here show some significant Ziggs vs. Master Yi counter statistics that can help us distinguish the differences between this set of champs. For instance, Ziggs’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Master Yi’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Ziggs may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Master Yi..
Ziggs often has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he receives less damage than Master Yi. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Ziggs usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Master Yi, with a 49.8% win rate. Thus, Ziggs makes an ok counter for Master Yi.
While Ziggs does have a lower winrate than Master Yi, when they face off with one another, Ziggs also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging character to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Ziggs into Master Yi.
Additionally, Ziggs has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Master Yi. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Ziggs vs Master Yi matchups, Master Yi is the better champ with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.
Ziggs is a somewhat poor counter for Master Yi. Make sure you focus your gameplay on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Ziggs against Master Yi.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Ziggs to counter Master Yi 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 pay attention to the build and tips displayed here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Ziggs usually accumulates much more CS compared to Master Yi. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values reported here to do well.
The top items to use in your Ziggs versus Master Yi build include Liandry's Anguish, Seraph's Embrace, and Shadowflame. When Ziggs included at least these three items in his build, he performed much better versus Master Yi than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Ziggs had an average win rate of 49.8% when playing against Master Yi with these items in his kit.
To have the best likelihood of annihilating Master Yi as Ziggs, you should equip the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes that we analyzed for Ziggs vs Master Yi fights, this blending of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 49.8% winrate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Master Yi as Ziggs are given for all skill levels combined. If you would like to narrow the statistics and builds to an individual player tier, you can use the selection menu located earlier on the page.