How to Win Zyra vs Aatrox Counter Matchup Zyra is in the a tier of champions

Zyra vs Aatrox

How to Beat Aatrox as Zyra in LoL Aatrox is in the a tier of champions
Mage Support
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Aatrox as Zyra

based on 1,584 Zyra vs Aatrox matchups
Win Rate
54.3 %
K/D/A
2.16
Pick Rate
3.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of recently rated League rounds that we review each week. This guide on how to beat Aatrox as Zyra came out of an examination of 1584 ranked matches where both champions battled each other. This counter pairing is fairly rare. Zyra fights Aatrox in only 3.5% of her games.

Zyra vs Aatrox Matchup Summary

Zyra has done a great job of countering Aatrox. On average, she wins a fantastic 54.3% of games the champs clash against each other in. In Zyra vs Aatrox games, Zyra’s team is 0.0% more probable to get first blood, indicating that she most likely will get first blood versus Aatrox.

Best Zyra vs Aatrox Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Zyra Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishRylai's Crystal ScepterShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Zhonya's HourglassMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Arcane Comet Manaflow BandTranscendenceScorch
Domination Taste of BloodRelentless Hunter
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Zyra's passive ability p
Zyra q ability q
Zyra w ability w
Zyra e ability e
Zyra's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
Q
3
W
4
E
5
E
6
R
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E
8
Q
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E
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Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Aatrox as Zyra

Tips for Playing as Zyra against Aatrox

Seeds grant vision to your team.

Placing a seed in your spell's path after you have cast it gives you the best chance of having a seed in the proper spot.

Zyra is a great ambusher - look for opportunities to set a trap of seeds in brush, then lure enemies in.

Advice to Win Against Aatrox

Keep your distance when Aatrox uses his Ultimate to prevent him from reviving.

Aatrox's Infernal Chains are easier to exit when running towards the sides or at Aatrox.

Aatrox's attacks are very telegraphed, so use the time to dodge the hit zones.

Zyra vs Aatrox Counter Stats

Zyra Image
Win Rate
54.3 %
VS
Win Rate
45.7 %
Aatrox Image
4.1
< Kills >
6.4
6.8
< Deaths >
6.3
10.6
< Assists >
5.2
0.89
< Killing Sprees >
1.4
50
< Minions Killed >
160
0.1
< Dragons Killed >
0.09
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.4
827
< Physical Damage >
18,077
17,698
< Magic Damage >
75
1,409
< True Damage >
887
19,936
< Damage Dealt >
19,039
14,549
< Damage Taken >
32,406
9,552
< Gold Earned >
11,669
1.76
< Towers >
2.03
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
1,333
< Total Healing >
10,923
11,405
< Experience >
14,703
55
< Vision Score >
17
25
< Wards Placed >
8
219
< Time Dealing CC >
255

How to Counter Aatrox with Zyra in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here emphasize several significant Zyra vs. Aatrox matchup stats that may help you realize the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Zyra’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Aatrox’s ratio of NaN, showing that Zyra may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Aatrox. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in assists.

Zyra often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her matchup does. On average, she takes less damage than Aatrox. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Zyra and Aatrox

Damage Types Compared

Zyra
Aatrox
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Zyra
Aatrox

Who is Better, Zyra or Aatrox?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Zyra usually wins when taking on Aatrox, with a 54.3% win rate. Thus, Zyra makes a great counter for Aatrox.

While Zyra does have a much higher winrate than Aatrox, when on opposite teams, Zyra also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes her a more time consuming champ to learn. You should be be fine when picking Zyra into Aatroxas her relative depth means that you may not be able to reach her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Zyra also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Aatrox. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Zyra vs Aatrox matchups, Zyra is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Zyra is a great counter to Aatrox. Focus your tactics on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Zyra against Aatrox.

Additional Information for Zyra Players

How We Calculated Our Zyra vs Aatrox Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aatrox as Zyra, we analyzed 1,584 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 Aatrox as Zyra 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

To truly master Zyra in order to counter Aatrox during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions displayed here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Zyra on average picks up a lot less CS relative to Aatrox. Champs who on average don't acquire much CS often don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Zyra versus Aatrox build include Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Shard of True Ice. When Zyra used at least these three pieces in her build, she did much better when fighting Aatrox than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Zyra had an average winrate of 54.3% when playing against Aatrox with this counter build.

To have the greatest chance of coming out on top against Aatrox as Zyra, you should use the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Taste of Blood, and Relentless Hunter runes from the Sorcery and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune builds players used for Zyra vs Aatrox fights, this mixture of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 54.3% winrate overall.

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