Zyra vs Zilean Counter Build

How to Win Zyra vs Zilean Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Zilean as Zyra in LoL

How to Beat Zilean as Zyra

9,524 Zyra vs Zilean Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Zyra Items to Counter Zilean

The best items to prioritize in your Zyra versus Zilean build include Rylai's Crystal Scepter, Demonic Embrace, and Liandry's Anguish. When Zyra incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better vs Zilean than with most other common builds.


3.9 | Zyra Zilean | 2.7


6.4 | Zyra Zilean | 5.2


9.6 | Zyra Zilean | 12.2

Best Zyra Runes to Counter Zilean

Arcane Comet Rune Arcane Comet
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Scorch Rune Scorch
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
To have the highest chance of annihilating Zilean as Zyra, Zyra players should use the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Ultimate Hunter, and Taste of Blood runes. Of all the rune sets players used for Zyra vs Zilean face-offs, this sequence of runes yielded the greatest win rate. We have also shown the best Zilean runes to counterpick against Zyra to help you realize how he will probably be setup to try to beat your champion.

Runes Zilean Will Likely Use to Counter Zyra

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Scorch Rune Scorch
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter

Zyra vs Zilean Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here show several strategic Zyra versus Zilean matchup statistics that can help you distinguish the distinctions between the two. Zyra’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.1 is less than Zilean’s KDA ratio of 2.9, demonstrating that Zyra may be less central to her team's team fighting capability than Zilean.

Zyra usually has a slightly larger longest killing spree than her opponent does. On average, Zyra takes a similar amount of damage to Zilean. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the champion with more HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Zyra often totals a similar number of minion kills than Zilean. Champions who on average don't finish with much CS typically don't require much CS to be useful. Instead, they are able to scale properly off of their skills and stats alone. However, champions with tons of CS, such as carries, usually need a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to pass the averages presented here to do well.

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Killing Spree

1.6 | Zyra Zilean | 1.2

Damage Dealt

21,326 | Zyra Zilean | 11,476

Damage Taken

14,363 | Zyra Zilean | 17,295

Gold Earned

9,374 | Zyra Zilean | 8,645

Minions Killed

54 | Zyra Zilean | 55


5.7 | Zyra Zilean | 5.2

Dragons Killed

2.2 | Zyra Zilean | 1.9

Barons Killed

0.5 | Zyra Zilean | 0.4


1 | Zyra Zilean | 0.9

Zyra vs Zilean Matchup Summary

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of recently ranked LoL rounds every week. Within our dataset, Zyra fought Zilean 9,524 times. Using so many matchups for Zyra vs Zilean provides us a lot of confidence in our capacity to provide useful statistics and a solid build to defeat your opposition.

This champion pairing is somewhat uncommon. Zyra fights Zilean in only 8.6% of her rounds. Zyra has done a good job of countering Zilean. Typically, Zyra wins a whopping 52.0% of the time the champions battle each other in. In Zyra versus Zilean matches, Zyra’s side is 2.0% more likely to earn first blood. This indicates that she most likely will get first blood versus Zilean.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 9,524 Zyra vs Zilean 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 Zilean 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.