Zilean vs Ezreal Counter Build

How to Beat Ezreal as Zilean

Summary

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of recently ranked League rounds each week. Within our database, Zilean did battle with Ezreal 23,299 times. Including so many matchups for Zilean vs Ezreal provides us confidence in our capacity to produce enlightening stats and a recommended build to obliterate your foe.

This particular matchup is somewhat uncommon. Zilean fights Ezreal in only 7.6% of his matches. Zilean does a good job of beating Ezreal. Typically, Zilean wins a terrific 53.0% of matches the champs clash against each other in. In Zilean versus Ezreal games, Zilean’s team is 3.0% less likely to earn first blood, indicating that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Ezreal.

Matchups Analyzed

23,299

Win Rate

53%

Team First Blood

47%

Best Zilean Items to Counter Ezreal

The top items to focus on in your Zilean versus Ezreal build consist of Banshee's Veil, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Liandry's Anguish. When Zilean included at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better when facing Ezreal than with most other typical builds.

Banshee's Veil Item Zhonya's Hourglass Item Liandry's Anguish Item

Best Zilean Runes to Counter Ezreal

To have the best probability of beating Ezreal as Zilean, you should take the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Zilean vs Ezreal counterpicks, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. We have also included the best Ezreal runes to fend off Zilean in order to help you infer how he will probably be built to try to beat your champ.

Best Zilean Runes

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Scorch Rune Scorch
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight

Best Ezreal Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Bloodline Rune Legend: Bloodline
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence

Stats

The subsequent tables feature several critical Zilean versus Ezreal matchup statistics that can help us realize the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Zilean’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.9 is better than Ezreal’s ratio of 2.3, showing that Zilean may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Ezreal. This observation is largely caused by the differences in kills assists.

Battle Stats

Kills

Zilean Stats
2.9 6.4
Ezreal Stats

Deaths

Zilean Stats
5 5.6
Ezreal Stats

Assists

Zilean Stats
11.6 6.5
Ezreal Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Zilean Stats
1.4 3.1
Ezreal Stats

Damage Dealt

Zilean Stats
12515 21878
Ezreal Stats

Damage Taken

Zilean Stats
16075 19105
Ezreal Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Zilean Stats
5.4 5
Ezreal Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Zilean Stats
0.9 0.9
Ezreal Stats

Dragons Killed

Zilean Stats
2 2
Ezreal Stats

Barons Killed

Zilean Stats
0.4 0.4
Ezreal Stats

Gold Earned

Zilean Stats
8576 10930
Ezreal Stats

Minions Killed

Zilean Stats
57 149
Ezreal Stats

Zilean typically has a significant smaller longest killing spree than his counter does. Typically, Zilean receives less damage than Ezreal. This commonly 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 additional damage when poked or engaged.

Zilean often racks up many fewer minion kills than Ezreal. Champs that do not finish with very much CS usually don't need much CS to be effective. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities alone. However, champions with a lot of CS, such as ADCs, usually require a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to pass the values presented here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 23299 Zilean vs Ezreal 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 Ezreal as Zilean 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.