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.
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.
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.
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.
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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