How to Win Zyra vs Gragas Counter Matchup Zyra is in the s tier of champions

Zyra vs Gragas

How to Beat Gragas as Zyra in LoL Gragas is in the b tier of champions
Mage Support
Fighter Mage

How to Beat Gragas as Zyra

based on 658 Zyra vs Gragas matchups
Win Rate
55.3 %
K/D/A
2.34
Pick Rate
1.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League matches that we get from Riot Games every week. Our guide on how to beat Gragas as Zyra resulted from an evaluation of 658 ranked rounds where both champs faced one another. This particular champ matchup is somewhat rare. Zyra encounters Gragas in only 1.2% of her games.

Zyra vs Gragas Matchup Summary

Zyra has done a great job of countering Gragas. Typically, she wins a terrific 55.3% of games the champions face off with one another in. In Zyra vs Gragas matches, Zyra’s side is 0.0% more likely to get first blood, implying that she probably will be able to get first blood against Gragas.

Best Zyra vs Gragas Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

Core Zyra Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishShard of True IceDemonic Embrace

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
CDRScaling 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
W
3
Q
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
9
E
10
Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Gragas as Zyra

Tips for Playing as Zyra against Gragas

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.

Seeds grant vision to your team.

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

Advice to Win Against Gragas

Body Slam is on a very low cooldown, making it difficult to pursue Gragas. Don't overextend yourself chasing him.

Gragas can knock everybody away with his ultimate. Be careful that you don't get knocked into him or, worse, an enemy tower.

Zyra vs Gragas Counter Stats

Zyra Image
Win Rate
55.3 %
VS
Win Rate
44.7 %
Gragas Image
3.9
< Kills >
5
6.4
< Deaths >
5.7
11.1
< Assists >
7.5
0.87
< Killing Sprees >
1.14
55
< Minions Killed >
125
0.15
< Dragons Killed >
0.35
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.38
977
< Physical Damage >
1,551
20,157
< Magic Damage >
16,302
1,128
< True Damage >
815
22,263
< Damage Dealt >
18,669
16,491
< Damage Taken >
31,167
9,753
< Gold Earned >
10,844
1.79
< Towers >
1.44
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.09
1,494
< Total Healing >
11,022
11,784
< Experience >
14,251
56
< Vision Score >
21
26
< Wards Placed >
9
249
< Time Dealing CC >
423

How to Counter Gragas with Zyra in LoL

The stats provided here highlight some critical Zyra vs. Gragas matchup statistics that can help you interpret the differences between this pair of champs. As an example, Zyra’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Gragas’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Zyra may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Gragas..

Zyra normally has a similar longest killing spree as her opponent does. On average, she receives less damage than Gragas. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the champ with higher HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Zyra and Gragas

Damage Types Compared

Zyra
Gragas
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Zyra
Gragas

Who is Better, Zyra or Gragas?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Zyra usually wins when taking on Gragas, with a 55.3% win rate. Thus, Zyra makes a fantastic counter for Gragas.

While Zyra does have a much higher win rate compared to Gragas, when on opposite teams, Zyra also has a greater difficulty level that makes her a more difficult character to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Zyra into Gragasas her relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

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

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Zyra vs Gragas matchups, Zyra is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Zyra is a great counter for Gragas. You will do well by focussing your play on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Zyra against Gragas.

Additional Information for Zyra Players

How We Calculated Our Zyra vs Gragas Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Gragas as Zyra, we analyzed 658 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 Gragas 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 to counter Gragas during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats presented above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Zyra usually accumulates less CS relative to Gragas. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers shown here to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Zyra versus Gragas build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Demonic Embrace. When Zyra combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better when fighting Gragas than with many other common builds. In fact, Zyra boasted an average winrate of 55.3% when countering Gragas with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of crushing Gragas 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. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Zyra vs Gragas counters, this combination of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 55.3% win rate overall.

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