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.
You can step on Poppy's shield to deny it from her.
Poppy can stop nearby enemies from dashing with Steadfast Presence.
When Poppy starts to spin her hammer, she is charging Keeper's Verdict.
The stats provided here emphasize some valuable Ziggs vs. Poppy matchup stats that can help us explain the differences between these two champions. As an example, Ziggs’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Poppy’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Ziggs may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Poppy..
Ziggs typically has a similar longest kill spree as his counter does. Commonly, he receives less damage than Poppy. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.
Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Ziggs usually wins when taking on Poppy, with a 51.4% win rate. Therefore, Ziggs makes a good counter to Poppy.
While Ziggs does have a higher winrate than Poppy, when facing one another, Ziggs also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less difficult champion to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Ziggs into Poppy.
Additionally, Ziggs has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Poppy. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Ziggs vs Poppy matchups, Ziggs is the better champion with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.
Ziggs is a decent counter for Poppy. Make sure you focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Ziggs against Poppy.
If you would like to truly master Ziggs to counter Poppy during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions displayed above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Ziggs typically accumulates much more CS as Poppy. Champions who on average don't take much CS often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values displayed on this page to do well.
The ideal items to use in your Ziggs versus Poppy build include Liandry's Anguish, Seraph's Embrace, and Shadowflame. When Ziggs combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better countering Poppy than with most other common item sets. In fact, Ziggs had an average win rate of 51.4% battling Poppy with this build.
To have the greatest probability of vanquishing Poppy as Ziggs, Ziggs players 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 rune combinations players chose for Ziggs vs Poppy battles, this set of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 51.4% win rate overall.
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