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

Zyra vs Thresh

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

How to Beat Thresh as Zyra

based on 1,701 Zyra vs Thresh matchups
Win Rate
56.4 %
K/D/A
2.34
Pick Rate
2.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked LoL rounds that we evaluate each week. This guide on how to beat Thresh as Zyra came out of an evaluation of 1701 ranked games where both champs faced off against each other. This champ matchup is somewhat rare. Zyra encounters Thresh in only 2.5% of her rounds.

Zyra vs Thresh Matchup Summary

Zyra does a great job of beating Thresh. Normally, she wins a terrific 56.4% of matches the champs battle each other in. In Zyra vs Thresh games, Zyra’s team is 0.1% less expected to gain first blood, implying that she probably won't be able to get first blood against Thresh.

Best Zyra vs Thresh 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 AnguishShard of True IceDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Rylai's Crystal ScepterZhonya'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 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
Q
3
W
4
E
5
E
6
R
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E
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Q
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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 Thresh as Zyra

Tips for Playing as Zyra against Thresh

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 Thresh

Intentionally breaking a wall of The Box can allow a vulnerable ally to escape unscathed.

Thresh's Death Sentence has a long cast time. Watch for the cast to begin to take evasive actions.

Thresh relies on collecting souls for a portion of his defense and damage. Try punishing him when he moves to collect them.

Zyra vs Thresh Counter Stats

Zyra Image
Win Rate
56.4 %
VS
Win Rate
43.6 %
Thresh Image
3.8
< Kills >
1.9
6.4
< Deaths >
6.4
11.2
< Assists >
13.6
0.84
< Killing Sprees >
0.29
53
< Minions Killed >
38
0.11
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.43
979
< Physical Damage >
1,049
19,545
< Magic Damage >
5,455
1,065
< True Damage >
735
21,590
< Damage Dealt >
7,240
15,316
< Damage Taken >
21,871
9,581
< Gold Earned >
7,990
1.89
< Towers >
1.54
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
1,319
< Total Healing >
1,991
11,414
< Experience >
10,665
55
< Vision Score >
47
25
< Wards Placed >
22
242
< Time Dealing CC >
153

How to Counter Thresh with Zyra in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here clarify some critical Zyra vs. Thresh counter statistics that can help you grasp the differences between this set of champions. For instance, Zyra’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Thresh’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Zyra may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Thresh..

Zyra normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her opponent does. Typically, she takes less damage than Thresh. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Zyra and Thresh

Damage Types Compared

Zyra
Thresh
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Zyra
Thresh

Who is Better, Zyra or Thresh?

Both League champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Zyra usually wins when facing off against Thresh, with a 56.4% win rate. Therefore, Zyra makes a fantastic counter to Thresh.

While Zyra does have a much higher win rate than Thresh, when they face off with one another, Zyra also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more challenging champ to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Zyra into Threshas 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 utility and CC, a similar amount to Thresh. 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 overall in League of Legends, in Zyra vs Thresh matchups, Zyra is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Zyra is a great counter for Thresh. Focus your gameplay on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Zyra against Thresh.

Additional Information for Zyra Players

How We Calculated Our Zyra vs Thresh Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Thresh as Zyra, we analyzed 1,701 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 Thresh 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 truly master Zyra in order to counter Thresh during both the early game 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 listen to the build and tips shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Zyra typically racks up a similar amount of CS as Thresh. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Zyra versus Thresh build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Demonic Embrace. When Zyra combined at least these three items in her build, she performed much better countering Thresh than with many other common builds. In fact, Zyra had an average win rate of 56.4% when countering Thresh with these items in her kit.

To have the best chance of annihilating Thresh as Zyra, you should take 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 chose for Zyra vs Thresh matchups, this blending of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 56.4% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Thresh as Zyra are given for every ranked division. To scope the stats and builds to a particular rank, you should use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.