As a result of Ryze's K/D/A and utility, he has a fairly average overall win rate. He does very well in the mid game, with a winrate of 50.65% in that phase. Unfortunately, he does terribly in the early game, where Ryze's win rate is 45.8%., The difference between his best and worst game phases is about 4.9%. This sizeable difference makes it clear that his power spikes and fades in different parts of the game. Plan well.
In the current meta, Ryze is not very popular. He has been played in only 2% of recently ranked games. Hardly anyone sees him as a danger. He has only been banned in about 0.2% of LoL rounds.
Ryze is played mostly in the middle position. This occurs in 82,4% of his rounds. Yet, middle Ryze has the highest win rate (51,6%) of all positions but is less popular of a position (played 15,1% of the time). At this time, Ryze's meta game is focused on dealing damage. In particular, his build should primarily be focused on magical damage. Furthermore, he is an ok support champ. Dealing physical damage is the least important part of Ryze’s build.
You should expect to have to to dedicate a decent amount of time practicing and learning to get good at playing Ryze. Most League of Legends gamers think he is an average difficulty champion to use. Ryze primarily does magic damage (94% of his total damage). He doesn't deal much of other damage types and should not be played as hybrid damage dealer..
Ryze deals a great deal of damage during a normal round (21.644 damage). You should focus on developing him as a damage dealing champion to destroy your enemies.
He is an average damage dealer in the game with 5.5 kills on average each round. That is one of the highest kill rates among all middles. Moreover, he has a fairly typical death rate with an average of 5.1 deaths per LoL round. Furthermore, Ryze has an average KDA ratio (2.3) with 6.3 assists.