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

Zyra vs Akshan

How to Beat Akshan as Zyra in LoL Akshan is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Akshan as Zyra

based on 1,176 Zyra vs Akshan matchups
Win Rate
50.3 %
K/D/A
2.04
Pick Rate
2.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked LoL rounds every week. In our dataset, Zyra battled Akshan 1176 times. With so many games with Zyra vs Akshan provides us a lot of faith in our ability to prepare informative data and a solid build to shatter your enemy. This particular matchup is somewhat rare. Zyra encounters Akshan in only 2.6% of her games.

Zyra vs Akshan Matchup Summary

Zyra has done a ok job of countering Akshan. Normally, she wins a acceptable 50.3% of matches the champions battle each other in. In Zyra versus Akshan games, Zyra’s team is 0.1% less probable to obtain first blood. This indicates that she most likely won't be able to get first blood against Akshan.

Best Zyra vs Akshan 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 HealthScaling
Zyra's passive ability p
Zyra q ability q
Zyra w ability w
Zyra e ability e
Zyra's ultimate ability r
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E
2
W
3
Q
4
E
5
E
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R
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E
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Q
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W
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Guide to Countering Akshan as Zyra

Tips for Playing as Zyra against Akshan

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.

Zyra vs Akshan Counter Stats

Zyra Image
Win Rate
50.3 %
VS
Win Rate
49.7 %
Akshan Image
4.3
< Kills >
9.4
7.3
< Deaths >
7.2
10.6
< Assists >
5.4
0.92
< Killing Sprees >
2.14
57
< Minions Killed >
161
0.09
< Dragons Killed >
0.16
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.49
862
< Physical Damage >
16,833
17,457
< Magic Damage >
2,693
907
< True Damage >
2,096
19,228
< Damage Dealt >
21,622
15,392
< Damage Taken >
20,949
9,835
< Gold Earned >
13,027
1.79
< Towers >
2.16
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
1,421
< Total Healing >
1,415
11,936
< Experience >
14,471
52
< Vision Score >
18
24
< Wards Placed >
9
233
< Time Dealing CC >
34

How to Counter Akshan with Zyra in LoL

The stats shown here highlight several strategic Zyra versus Akshan matchup statistics that can help you interpret the differences between the pair. For instance, Zyra’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Akshan’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Zyra may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Akshan. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Zyra typically has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her enemy does. Commonly, she takes less damage than Akshan. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Zyra and Akshan

Damage Types Compared

Zyra
Akshan
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Zyra
Akshan

Who is Better, Zyra or Akshan?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Zyra usually fairs equally well when taking on Akshan, with a 50.3% win rate. Therefore, Zyra makes an ok counter for Akshan.

While Zyra does have a higher winrate compared to Akshan, when facing one another, Zyra also has a much greater difficulty level that makes her a more difficult champ to develop with. You should be careful when picking Zyra into Akshanas her relative depth means you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Zyra has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Akshan. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

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

Zyra is a decent counter to Akshan. You will do well by focussing your strategy on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Zyra against Akshan.

Additional Information for Zyra Players

How We Calculated Our Zyra vs Akshan Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Akshan as Zyra, we analyzed 1,176 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 Akshan 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Zyra to counter Akshan 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 suggestions shown above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Zyra on average picks up less CS as Akshan. Champs who on average don't get much CS often don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Zyra versus Akshan build include Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Shard of True Ice. When Zyra used at least these three items in her build, she performed much better against Akshan than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Zyra boasted an average win rate of 50.3% when countering Akshan with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of crushing Akshan as Zyra, Zyra players 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 combinations that we analyzed for Zyra vs Akshan LoL games, this mixture of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 50.3% winrate overall.

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