Zilean vs Zyra Counter Build

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

How to Beat Zyra as Zilean

4,012 Zilean vs Zyra Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Zilean Items to Counter Zyra

The ideal items to use in your Zilean versus Zyra build consist of Seraph's Embrace, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Luden's Tempest. When Zilean included at least these three items in his build, he did much better versus Zyra than with most other typical builds.


2.7 | Zilean Zyra | 3.9


5 | Zilean Zyra | 6.4


12.2 | Zilean Zyra | 9.5

Best Zilean Runes to Counter Zyra

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Scorch Rune Scorch
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter
To have the best probability of defeating Zyra as Zilean, Zilean players should use the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Cheap Shot, and Ultimate Hunter runes. Of all the runes that we analyzed for Zilean vs Zyra clashes, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. We have also shown the top Zyra runes to fend off Zilean to help you interpret how she will likely be built to try to beat you.

Runes Zyra Will Likely Use to Counter Zilean

Arcane Comet Rune Arcane Comet
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter

Zilean vs Zyra Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here feature several vital Zilean vs. Zyra counter statistics that can help you understand the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Zilean’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 3.0 is better than Zyra’s ratio of 2.1, indicating that Zilean may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Zyra.

Zilean usually has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his enemy does. Commonly, Zilean receives a similar amount of damage to Zyra. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champ with increased health has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Zilean commonly gets a similar amount of CS than Zyra. Champions that do not acquire many minion kills normally don't need much CS to be useful. They are capable of scaling adequately off their skills and stats alone. However, champions with many minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be useful. In either case, work to best the values displayed here to do well.

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Killing Spree

1.2 | Zilean Zyra | 1.6

Damage Dealt

11,540 | Zilean Zyra | 21,285

Damage Taken

17,182 | Zilean Zyra | 14,447

Gold Earned

8,665 | Zilean Zyra | 9,334

Minions Killed

56 | Zilean Zyra | 54


5.3 | Zilean Zyra | 5.7

Dragons Killed

1.9 | Zilean Zyra | 2.2

Barons Killed

0.5 | Zilean Zyra | 0.5


0.9 | Zilean Zyra | 1

Zilean vs Zyra Matchup Summary

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated LoL matches that we review each and every week. This Zilean versus Zyra matchup guide resulted from an examination of 4,012 ranked games where both champs engaged one another.

This particular champion pairing is somewhat uncommon. Zilean encounters Zyra in only 7.5% of his games. Zilean has done a average job of beating Zyra. Normally, Zilean wins a acceptable 50.0% of games the champions face each other in. In Zilean against Zyra games, Zilean’s team is 3.0% less probable to get first blood. This indicates that he probably won't get first blood against Zyra.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 4,012 Zilean vs Zyra 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 Zyra 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.