Zilean vs Lee Sin Counter Build

How to Win Zilean vs Lee Sin Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Lee Sin as Zilean in LoL

How to Beat Lee Sin as Zilean

6,115 Zilean vs Lee Sin Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Zilean Items to Counter Lee Sin

The top items to have in your Zilean versus Lee Sin build include Shurelya's Battlesong, Chemtech Putrifier, and Cosmic Drive. When Zilean included at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better vs Lee Sin than with most other common builds.


2.6 | Zilean Lee Sin | 6.7


4.9 | Zilean Lee Sin | 5.9


12.4 | Zilean Lee Sin | 7.2

Best Zilean Runes to Counter Lee Sin

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter
To have the best chance of defeating Lee Sin as Zilean, Zilean players should use the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Cheap Shot, and Ultimate Hunter runes. Of all the runes we have analyed for Zilean vs Lee Sin battles, this sequence of runes yielded the greatest win rate. We have also included the best Lee Sin runes to counterpick against Zilean in order to help you infer how he will likely be setup against your champ.

Runes Lee Sin Will Likely Use to Counter Zilean

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight

Zilean vs Lee Sin Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here highlight several critical Zilean versus Lee Sin counter statistics that can help us explain the differences and similarities between the pair. Zilean’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 3.1 is better than Lee Sin’s KDA ratio of 2.4, demonstrating that Zilean may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Lee Sin. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in kills assists.

Zilean typically has a significant smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Commonly, Zilean takes less damage than Lee Sin. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the champ with higher HP has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Zilean often racks up a similar number of minion kills than Lee Sin. Champs that do not get many minion kills usually do not require much CS to be useful. They are able to scale fully off of their abilities alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as carries, usually have to have a lot of gold to be effective. In either case, work to best the averages shown here to do well.

By default, Zilean vs Lee Sin tips, stats, and build guide are displayed for all ranked divisions combined. If you want to scope the stats and builds to a specific rank, you should use the selection menu earlier in the guide.

Killing Spree

1.2 | Zilean Lee Sin | 3.2

Damage Dealt

11,503 | Zilean Lee Sin | 15,985

Damage Taken

15,411 | Zilean Lee Sin | 29,784

Gold Earned

8,377 | Zilean Lee Sin | 10,782

Minions Killed

51 | Zilean Lee Sin | 57


5.4 | Zilean Lee Sin | 5.1

Dragons Killed

1.9 | Zilean Lee Sin | 2

Barons Killed

0.4 | Zilean Lee Sin | 0.4


0.9 | Zilean Lee Sin | 0.8

Zilean vs Lee Sin Matchup Summary

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League rounds each week. In our data, Zilean faced Lee Sin in 6,115 games. Using so many games with Zilean vs Lee Sin gives us a lot of confidence in our ability to provide actionable data and a pro build to destroy your foe.

This counter pairing is fairly common. Zilean is forced to battle against Lee Sin in 11.5% of his games. Zilean does a great job of beating Lee Sin. Typically, Zilean wins a fantastic 54.0% of matches the champions oppose one another in. In Zilean against Lee Sin games, Zilean’s team is 8.0% less probable to get first blood, indicating that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Lee Sin.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 6,115 Zilean vs Lee Sin 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 Lee Sin 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.