Zilean vs Yorick Counter Build

How to Win Zilean vs Yorick Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Yorick as Zilean in LoL

How to Beat Yorick as Zilean

2,366 Zilean vs Yorick Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Zilean Items to Counter Yorick

The most important items to use in your Zilean versus Yorick build include Shurelya's Battlesong, Chemtech Putrifier, and Cosmic Drive. When Zilean included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better when facing Yorick than with most other typical item sets.


2.6 | Zilean Yorick | 4.1


4.4 | Zilean Yorick | 5.1


11.9 | Zilean Yorick | 4

Best Zilean Runes to Counter Yorick

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Font of Life Rune Font of Life
Revitalize Rune Revitalize
To have the best chance of defeating Yorick as Zilean, Zilean players should take the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Font of Life, and Revitalize runes. Of all the runes players used for Zilean vs Yorick clashes, this combination of runes resulted in the highest win rate. We have also displayed the top Yorick runes to fend off Zilean to help you recognize how he will likely be played to try to beat your champ.

Runes Yorick Will Likely Use to Counter Zilean

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Second Wind Rune Second Wind
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Approach Velocity Rune Approach Velocity

Zilean vs Yorick Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown on this page emphasize some important Zilean vs. Yorick matchup statistics that may help you understand the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Zilean’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 3.3 is greater than Yorick’s KDA ratio of 1.6, highlighting that Zilean may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Yorick. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Zilean typically has a significant smaller longest kill spree than his opponent does. Commonly, Zilean receives less damage than Yorick. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Zilean usually racks up many fewer minion kills than Yorick. Champions that don't earn very much CS usually don't have to have much CS to be effective. Instead, they are able to scale fully off their skills and stats alone. However, champs with plenty of minion kills, such as carries, typically need a lot of gold to be effective. In either situation, try to beat the values shown here to do well.

By default, Zilean vs Yorick tips, statistics, and build suggestions are displayed for all ranked divisions. If you want to scope the stats and builds to a particular player tier, you can use the selection menu earlier in the guide.

Killing Spree

1.3 | Zilean Yorick | 2.1

Damage Dealt

11,775 | Zilean Yorick | 19,923

Damage Taken

15,011 | Zilean Yorick | 27,341

Gold Earned

8,494 | Zilean Yorick | 11,524

Minions Killed

56 | Zilean Yorick | 173


5.3 | Zilean Yorick | 6.3

Dragons Killed

2 | Zilean Yorick | 2

Barons Killed

0.4 | Zilean Yorick | 0.4


0.9 | Zilean Yorick | 1.2

Zilean vs Yorick Matchup Summary

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked League games every week. Within our dataset, Zilean battled Yorick in 2,366 matches. Having so many games with Zilean versus Yorick gives us confidence in our capability to provide enlightening statistics and a recommended build to annihilate your opposition.

This counter matchup is somewhat uncommon. Zilean is forced to battle against Yorick in only 4.4% of his rounds. Zilean does a decent job of beating Yorick. Typically, he wins a acceptable 51.0% of matches the champions battle each other in. In Zilean against Yorick rounds, Zilean’s team is 2.0% less likely to obtain first blood. This indicates that he probably won't be able to get first blood versus Yorick.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 2,366 Zilean vs Yorick 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 Yorick 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.