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

Zyra vs Syndra

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

How to Beat Syndra as Zyra

based on 545 Zyra vs Syndra matchups
Win Rate
60.9 %
K/D/A
2.24
Pick Rate
1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter stats from the millions of recently rated League of Legends rounds that we review each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Syndra as Zyra resulted from an examination of 545 ranked games where both champions faced off against one another. This particular matchup is somewhat rare. Zyra is forced to battle against Syndra in only 1.0% of her rounds.

Zyra vs Syndra Matchup Summary

Zyra has done a great job of beating Syndra. Normally, she wins a terrific 60.9% of the time the champions clash against each other in. In Zyra against Syndra matches, Zyra’s team is 0.0% more expected to gain first blood. This implies that she probably will be able to get first blood against Syndra.

Best Zyra vs Syndra 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 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
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 Syndra as Zyra

Tips for Playing as Zyra against Syndra

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 Syndra

Attack Syndra after she's used Scatter the Weak, it has a long cooldown so she'll be vulnerable.

Get boots early when playing against Syndra, they'll help you avoid many of her spells.

At max rank Syndra's spells gain bonus effects and change in appearance.

Zyra vs Syndra Counter Stats

Zyra Image
Win Rate
60.9 %
VS
Win Rate
39.1 %
Syndra Image
3.9
< Kills >
6.9
6.6
< Deaths >
6
10.9
< Assists >
6.9
0.85
< Killing Sprees >
1.49
59
< Minions Killed >
165
0.14
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.61
< Inhibitors >
0.38
917
< Physical Damage >
952
20,439
< Magic Damage >
21,824
1,164
< True Damage >
1,083
22,520
< Damage Dealt >
23,859
17,447
< Damage Taken >
20,657
10,076
< Gold Earned >
11,862
1.93
< Towers >
1.62
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
1,729
< Total Healing >
2,064
12,355
< Experience >
14,669
56
< Vision Score >
23
25
< Wards Placed >
11
257
< Time Dealing CC >
273

How to Counter Syndra with Zyra in LoL

The stats provided here emphasize some valuable Zyra vs. Syndra counter stats that can help us explain the distinctions between this set of champions. As an example, Zyra’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Syndra’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Zyra may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Syndra. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in assists.

Zyra typically has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her enemy does. Typically, she receives less damage than Syndra. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Zyra and Syndra

Damage Types Compared

Zyra
Syndra
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Zyra
Syndra

Who is Better, Zyra or Syndra?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Zyra usually wins when trying to fight Syndra, with a 60.9% win rate. As a result, Zyra makes a fantastic counter for Syndra.

While Zyra does have a much higher win rate than Syndra, when on opposite teams, Zyra also has a lower learning curve that makes her a less complex character to develop with. You don't need to be too worried when picking Zyra into Syndraas her relative depth means you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Zyra also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Syndra. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Zyra vs Syndra matchups, Zyra is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Zyra is a great counter to Syndra. You will do well by focussing your play on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Zyra against Syndra.

Additional Information for Zyra Players

How We Calculated Our Zyra vs Syndra Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Syndra as Zyra, we analyzed 545 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 Syndra 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 in order to counter Syndra during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats shown here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Zyra often gets less CS as Syndra. Champs who on average don't earn much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs 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 values displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to have in your Zyra versus Syndra build include Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Demonic Embrace. When Zyra bought at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better when fighting Syndra than with many other typical builds. In fact, Zyra boasted an average winrate of 60.9% when playing against Syndra with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of defeating Syndra 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 sets players used for Zyra vs Syndra matchups, this blending of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 60.9% winrate overall.

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