How to Win Zoe vs Sona Counter Matchup Zoe is in the a tier of champions

Zoe vs Sona

How to Beat Sona as Zoe in LoL Sona is in the s tier of champions
Mage Support
Support Mage

How to Beat Sona as Zoe

based on 716 Zoe vs Sona matchups
Win Rate
45.3 %
K/D/A
2.23
Pick Rate
2.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked League rounds each week. Within our data, Zoe faced off against Sona in 716 rounds. With so many matchups for Zoe versus Sona provides us a lot of confidence in our capacity to prepare useful stats and a pro build to crush your opposition. This champion matchup is fairly rare. Zoe is forced to battle against Sona in only 2.9% of her matches.

Zoe vs Sona Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Zoe has done a terrible job of beating Sona. Typically, she wins a lowly 45.3% of the time the champions face off with each other in. In Zoe against Sona matches, Zoe’s team is 0.1% more expected to obtain first blood, indicating that she probably will be able to get first blood versus Sona.

Best Zoe vs Sona Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeDark Seal

Core Zoe Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapHorizon Focus

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Zoe to level up q
>
Second ability for Zoe to level up e
>
Last skill for Zoe to max out w

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryTime Warp Tonic
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Zoe's passive ability p
Zoe q ability q
Zoe w ability w
Zoe e ability e
Zoe's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Sona as Zoe

Tips for Playing as Zoe against Sona

Break Sleep with your biggest damage source, since enemies who are asleep take double damage.

Paddle Star deals more damage the further it has flown. Casting it behind yourself before redirecting can deal tons of damage.

Sleepy Trouble Bubble travels further over walls. Find a hiding spot to set up for a long distance kill.

Advice to Win Against Sona

Spread out when you see Sona so she can't make your entire team dance.

Kill Sona first, as she will heal up her team if left alone for too long.

Zoe vs Sona Counter Stats

Zoe Image
Win Rate
45.3 %
VS
Win Rate
54.7 %
Sona Image
5.9
< Kills >
2.1
5.7
< Deaths >
5.6
6.8
< Assists >
14.2
1.36
< Killing Sprees >
0.42
133
< Minions Killed >
17
0.09
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.64
1,630
< Physical Damage >
1,363
15,137
< Magic Damage >
6,432
2,648
< True Damage >
355
19,416
< Damage Dealt >
8,151
16,612
< Damage Taken >
15,964
10,356
< Gold Earned >
8,067
1.62
< Towers >
2.65
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
2,173
< Total Healing >
14,501
12,525
< Experience >
10,354
22
< Vision Score >
47
10
< Wards Placed >
22
125
< Time Dealing CC >
31

How to Counter Sona with Zoe in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here clarify some valuable Zoe versus Sona matchup statistics that can help you explain the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Zoe’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Sona’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Zoe may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Sona. This observation is largely caused by the difference in kills.

Zoe typically has a much larger longest killing spree than her enemy does. Typically, she receives a similar amount of damage to Sona. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the champion with increased health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Zoe and Sona

Damage Types Compared

Zoe
Sona
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Zoe
Sona

Who is Better, Zoe or Sona?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Zoe usually loses when trying to fight Sona, with a 45.3% win rate. As a result, Zoe makes a poor counter to Sona.

While Zoe does have a much lower win rate than Sona, when on opposite teams, Zoe also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more time consuming character to learn. You may get destroyed when picking Zoe into Sona.

Moreover, Zoe has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Sona. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Zoe vs Sona matchups, Sona is the better champion with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Zoe is a bad counter to Sona. Focus your tactics on maximizing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Zoe against Sona.

Additional Information for Zoe Players

How We Calculated Our Zoe vs Sona Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sona as Zoe, we analyzed 716 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 Sona as Zoe 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to truly master Zoe to counter Sona during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and tips displayed above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Zoe typically picks up much more CS as Sona. Champs who on average don't get much CS often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown on this page to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Zoe versus Sona build include Luden's Tempest, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Zoe used at least these three items in her build, she performed much better when fighting Sona than with most other typical builds. In fact, Zoe had an average win rate of 45.3% when countering Sona with this counter build.

To have the greatest chance of annihilating Sona as Zoe, you should use the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Biscuit Delivery, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes we have analyed for Zoe vs Sona counter picks, this mix of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 45.3% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Sona as Zoe are presented for all skill levels combined. If you would like to narrow the statistics and builds to a particular rank, you can use the selection menu located earlier on the page.