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

Zyra vs Heimerdinger

How to Beat Heimerdinger as Zyra in LoL Heimerdinger is in the a tier of champions
Mage Support
Mage Support

How to Beat Heimerdinger as Zyra

based on 629 Zyra vs Heimerdinger matchups
Win Rate
52.6 %
K/D/A
2.2
Pick Rate
1.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked League rounds every week. In our database, Zyra battled Heimerdinger in 629 games. Having so many games with Zyra vs Heimerdinger gives us confidence in our capacity to prepare actionable stats and a recommended build to smash Heimerdinger. This particular counter pairing is somewhat rare. Zyra fights Heimerdinger in only 1.4% of her matches.

Zyra vs Heimerdinger Matchup Summary

Zyra does a good job of beating Heimerdinger. Normally, she wins a whopping 52.6% of the time the champs clash against one another in. In Zyra vs Heimerdinger matches, Zyra’s side is 0.0% more expected to gain first blood, implying that she probably will get first blood versus Heimerdinger.

Best Zyra vs Heimerdinger 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 AnguishMorellonomiconShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceZhonya's Hourglass

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
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E
2
W
3
Q
4
E
5
E
6
R
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E
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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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W
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R

Guide to Countering Heimerdinger as Zyra

Tips for Playing as Zyra against Heimerdinger

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 Heimerdinger

Be wary of Heimerdinger's Upgrade!!!, as he can use it to find an answer to most trouble he gets into. Once his ultimate is down, go in for the kill!

It's better to destroy all of Heimerdinger's turrets at once with the help of creeps than to fight them one at a time.

Zyra vs Heimerdinger Counter Stats

Zyra Image
Win Rate
52.6 %
VS
Win Rate
47.4 %
Heimerdinger Image
4.4
< Kills >
5.1
6.5
< Deaths >
6.6
9.9
< Assists >
6.5
0.96
< Killing Sprees >
1.17
61
< Minions Killed >
145
0.12
< Dragons Killed >
0.16
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.46
815
< Physical Damage >
700
17,539
< Magic Damage >
21,446
975
< True Damage >
777
19,330
< Damage Dealt >
22,924
15,315
< Damage Taken >
18,113
9,855
< Gold Earned >
10,999
1.75
< Towers >
1.89
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
1,640
< Total Healing >
1,661
12,084
< Experience >
14,190
48
< Vision Score >
21
22
< Wards Placed >
10
263
< Time Dealing CC >
230

How to Counter Heimerdinger with Zyra in LoL

The stats provided here clarify some influential Zyra versus Heimerdinger matchup statistics that can help us grasp the differences between this set of champs. For instance, Zyra’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Heimerdinger’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Zyra may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Heimerdinger..

Zyra often has a similar longest kill spree as her matchup does. Commonly, she takes a similar amount of damage to Heimerdinger. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the champion with higher HP has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Zyra and Heimerdinger

Damage Types Compared

Zyra
Heimerdinger
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Zyra
Heimerdinger

Who is Better, Zyra or Heimerdinger?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Zyra usually wins when playing against Heimerdinger, with a 52.6% win rate. Thus, Zyra makes a good counter for Heimerdinger.

While Zyra does have a higher winrate than Heimerdinger, when on opposite teams, Zyra also has a lower level of difficulty that makes her a less complex character to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Zyra into Heimerdingeras her relative depth means you may not be able to reach her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Zyra has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Heimerdinger. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, 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 Heimerdinger matchups, Zyra is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Zyra is an above average counter to Heimerdinger. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Zyra against Heimerdinger.

Additional Information for Zyra Players

How We Calculated Our Zyra vs Heimerdinger Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Heimerdinger as Zyra, we analyzed 629 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 Heimerdinger 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 Heimerdinger during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Zyra usually accumulates less CS as Heimerdinger. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills often don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The top items to have in your Zyra versus Heimerdinger build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Morellonomicon, and Shard of True Ice. When Zyra used at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better when fighting Heimerdinger than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Zyra had an average winrate of 52.6% battling Heimerdinger with these items in her kit.

To have the highest chance of crushing Heimerdinger as Zyra, you should equip 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 we have analyed for Zyra vs Heimerdinger fights, this composite of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 52.6% win rate overall.

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