The best champs out of lane to counter Zilean include Zeri, Xayah, and Kalista. These champions are all good at countering Zilean with high win rates over 56%. Even if these Zilean counter picks are not chosen in your lane, it's not smart to take him into any of these matchups. They will most often win against Zilean.
Yet, if the other team picks either Pantheon or Heimerdinger, Zilean mains should strongly think about selecting him, as he easily wins against these champs with win rates over 56% against each ofthem.
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