How to Synergize Sion with Illaoi on the Same Team Sion is in the b tier of champions

Sion with Illaoi

How to Win With Sion and Illaoi Paired Together Illaoi is in the a tier of champions
Tank Fighter
Fighter Tank

How to Synergize Sion and Illaoi

based on 216 Sion with Illaoi pairs
Win Rate
51.4 %
K/D/A
1.66
Pick Rate
0.6 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

At MOBA Champion, we download data from from millions of LoL matches straight from Riot Games each week. Sion has been on the same team as Illaoi in 216 recently played, competitive matches. By amassing so much accurate data directly from the hosts of LoL, we are sure that we can present to you high quality, usable builds to help Sion play with Illaoi. It is very rare for Sion to play alongside Illaoi as teammates. This has only taken place in about 0.6% of matches with Sion.

Sion Illaoi Synergy Summary

Sion does a decent job of teaming up with Illaoi. Typically, he wins an acceptable 51.4% of games the champions fight alongside one another. If you want to play better as Sion when playing with Illaoi by learning how to better synergize your play style with her, then look into the complete build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Sion Illaoi Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordSerrated Dirk

Core Sion Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisSterak's GageTitanic Hydra

Optional Items

Hullbreaker

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Sion to level up q
>
Second ability for Sion to level up w
>
Last skill for Sion to max out e

Runes

Resolve Grasp of the Undying DemolishConditioningOvergrowth
Precision Legend: TenacityLast Stand
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Sion's passive ability p
Sion q ability q
Sion w ability w
Sion e ability e
Sion's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Synergizing Sion and Illaoi

Tips for Playing as Sion with Illaoi

You only have very slight turning ability during Unstoppable Onslaught, so make sure to use it in straight paths.

Roar of the Slayer is a great setup ability to land a very powerful Decimating Smash.

The Soul Furnace buff displays how much shield strength is remaining, use this information to time its explosion perfectly.

Advice to Understand How Illaoi Will Play

Leap of Faith is best used to follow-up a strong engage or when being engaged upon. Be careful about being the first one into a fight.

Tentacles are an immense source of power. Don't fight without them.

Spirits inherit their target's current health. If making a

Vessel

is your goal, try whittling your opponent's health down a bit first to make killing the spirit easier.

Sion Illaoi Synergy Stats

Sion Image
Win Rate
51.4 %
VS
Win Rate
48.6 %
Illaoi Image
4.4
< Kills >
4.3
6.7
< Deaths >
6.9
6.7
< Assists >
6.4
0.88
< Killing Sprees >
0.92
119
< Minions Killed >
173
0.57
< Dragons Killed >
0.18
0.62
< Inhibitors >
0.55
11,298
< Physical Damage >
12,720
4,008
< Magic Damage >
5,899
906
< True Damage >
701
16,213
< Damage Dealt >
19,321
36,819
< Damage Taken >
39,475
11,210
< Gold Earned >
11,888
2.6
< Towers >
2.92
0.09
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
3,830
< Total Healing >
3,336
13,733
< Experience >
15,114
22
< Vision Score >
17
9
< Wards Placed >
8
622
< Time Dealing CC >
721

How to Play with Illaoi as Sion in LoL

The Sion Illaoi synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Illaoi, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.

Overall, Sion sees a large worsening in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Illaoi. His KDA went down from NaN to NaN. This fall shows that Illaoi helps Sion perform worse in ranked League of Legends games. Yet, the small difference proves that this performance change is only marginal.

When Sion is an ally to Illaoi, he observes a large drop in his full damage output. This difference could signal that Illaoi does not help cover for him to deal more damage or that her presence on the team also helps extend the game's duration. Similarly, when Sion is played alongside Illaoi on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when he plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing alongside Illaoi.

Additionally, when Sion plays with Illaoi on the same team, he usually receives less damage than when he plays alone. Receiving not as much damage may mean that Illaoi does a decent job of covering Sion in team fights.

Synergies between Sion and Illaoi

Damage Types Compared

Sion with Illaoi
Sion
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Sion
Illaoi
Synergy

Is Sion better when played alongside Illaoi?

There is no top synergy for Sion that will 100% of the time be his best teammate. However, overall, Illaoi is a superb companion for Sion. By being on the same team as Sion, she improves their win rate by 3.1% to 51.4%. This demonstrates that there is a very real bond between Sion and Illaoi that results in them performing at the top of their game together than without each other.

Illaoi has a lower difficulty than Sion. That means Sion players don't need to be very careful when arranging Illaoi allies to go into battle on the same side as, as they will need a lower level of skill to be able to fight well with you.

Playing cooperatively, you should expect to see an overall large increase in your team’s capability to tank a lot of damage. When paired, these champs might be able to provide enough cover for their team's carries.

Although, by bringing Sion and Illaoi together, you may not be providing your team much magic damage. Make sure to have other champions on your team that fills this gap in their potential.

Regardless of your Illaoi ally's ability, you should focus on increasing your gold income, warding to avoid ambushes, and taking down objectives. If you do this, you should do well, regardless.

Additional Information for Sion Players

How We Calculated Our Sion Illaoi Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Sion and Illaoi, we analyzed 216 ranked and recent League of Legends matches. We perform advanced data cleaning and statistical methods to guarantee that our team synergy stats are accurate and reliable. You can be confident that our recommended build to pair Sion with Illaoi comes from actual 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 your division's most relevant stats and build.

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Further Insights to Win with this Champion Pairing

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Sion in order to work well with Illaoi during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League matches, you should continue reading to learn additional tricks and insights into this champion pairing. If you mind the build and tips shown above, you will increase your win rate significantly.

The most crucial finished items to build first in your Sion and Illaoi synergy build consist of Sunfire Aegis, Sterak's Gage, and Titanic Hydra. When Sion incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better when fighting alongside Illaoi than with many other common item sets. In fact, Sion had an average winrate of 51.4% when synergizing his build and playstyle to Illaoi with this build.

To have the greatest likelihood of defeating your oponents, you should use the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Legend: Tenacity, and Last Stand runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for Sion and Illaoi pairings, this blending of runes yielded the top win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 51.4% winrate overall.

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