How to Synergize Sylas with Kog'Maw on the Same Team Sylas is in the b tier of champions

Sylas with Kog'Maw

How to Win With Sylas and Kog'Maw Paired Together Kog'Maw is in the s tier of champions
Mage Assassin
Marksman Mage

How to Synergize Sylas and Kog'Maw

based on 1,663 Sylas with Kog'Maw pairs
Win Rate
50.2 %
K/D/A
2.06
Pick Rate
2.7 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

At MOBA Champion, we pull the stats from from millions of LoL matches straight from Riot Games each and every week. Sylas has fought alongside Kog'Maw in 1663 recent, ranked games. By pooling so much complete data from the publishers of LoL, we have complete confidence that we can showcase high quality, insightful builds to help Sylas synergize with Kog'Maw. It is relatively rare for Sylas to play alongside Kog'Maw as teammates. This pairing has only occurred in about 2.7% of rounds with Sylas.

Sylas Kog'Maw Synergy Summary

Sylas does a ok job of playing alongside Kog'Maw. Typically, he wins an acceptable 50.2% of the time the champs fight together on the same side. If you want to do better as Sylas when playing with Kog'Maw by learning how to better synergize your tactics with him, then review the full build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Sylas Kog'Maw Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Dark SealRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeIonian Boots of Lucidity

Core Sylas Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostRabadon's DeathcapZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

ShadowflameCosmic DriveMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror Presence of MindLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Sylas's passive ability p
Sylas q ability q
Sylas w ability w
Sylas e ability e
Sylas's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
W
3
Q
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
E
9
W
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Synergizing Sylas and Kog'Maw

Tips for Playing as Sylas with Kog'Maw

Space out your ability usage to get maximum effect from Petricite Burst.

Clever use of enemy ultimates can open up new possibilities to approach teamfights.

Wait for you or your enemy to reach low health before using Kingslayer for maximum effect.

Advice to Understand How Kog'Maw Will Play

Make the most out of your Icathian Surprise.

Kog'Maw can outrange most champions with his Bio-Arcane Barrage ability.

Use Void Ooze to set up a perfect Living Artillery.

Sylas Kog'Maw Synergy Stats

Sylas Image
Win Rate
50.2 %
VS
Win Rate
49.8 %
Kog'Maw Image
7.3
< Kills >
7.3
6.8
< Deaths >
6.8
6.7
< Assists >
6.9
1.66
< Killing Sprees >
1.66
134
< Minions Killed >
131
0.1
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.4
< Inhibitors >
0.39
657
< Physical Damage >
649
18,882
< Magic Damage >
19,060
1,153
< True Damage >
1,157
20,693
< Damage Dealt >
20,867
31,235
< Damage Taken >
30,898
11,000
< Gold Earned >
10,972
1.6
< Towers >
1.55
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
7,203
< Total Healing >
7,070
13,390
< Experience >
13,310
19
< Vision Score >
18
9
< Wards Placed >
9
316
< Time Dealing CC >
309

How to Play with Kog'Maw as Sylas in LoL

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

Overall, Sylas sees a very large drop in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Kog'Maw. His KDA decreased from NaN to NaN. This negative change shows that Kog'Maw helps Sylas perform worse in competitive League rounds. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is only marginal.

When Sylas is an ally to Kog'Maw, he gets a small decrease in his total damage output. This difference may demonstrate that Kog'Maw doesn't help cover for him to deal more damage or that his presence on the team also helps increase the match's duration. Similarly, when Sylas is played with Kog'Maw on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when he plays alone. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing alongside Kog'Maw.

Additionally, when Sylas plays with Kog'Maw on the same team, he typically takes a little more damage than when he fights alone. Taking more damage could indicate that Kog'Maw does a poor job of protecting Sylas during teamfights.

Synergies between Sylas and Kog'Maw

Damage Types Compared

Sylas with Kog'Maw
Sylas
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Sylas
Kog'Maw
Synergy

Is Sylas better when played alongside Kog'Maw?

There is no ideal ally for Sylas that will always be his ideal ally. Yet, Kog'Maw is a pretty good teammate for Sylas. By locking into the same side as Sylas, he increases their win rate by 1.6% to 50.2%. This signals that there is a good bond between Sylas and Kog'Maw that results in them performing stronger together than without each other.

Kog'Maw has a greater difficulty than Sylas. That means you need to be very careful when arranging Kog'Maw comrades to play with, as they will have to have a greater level of skill to cooperate well with you.

Working on the same side, you should expect to witness an overall large increase in your team’s capacity to deal magic damage. When paired, these two can deal quite a lot of AP type damage.

Conversely, by aligning Sylas and Kog'Maw together, you may not be providing your other allies a great deal of utility. Make sure to pick other champions on your team that offsets this relative hole in this pairing's capabilities.

Regardless of the ability of your Kog'Maw teammate, you need to focus on maximizing your income, outlasting your enemies, and taking down objectives. If you heed this simple advice, you should do well anyway.

Additional Information for Sylas Players

How We Calculated Our Sylas Kog'Maw Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Sylas and Kog'Maw, we analyzed 1,663 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 Sylas with Kog'Maw 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 Sylas in order to work well with Kog'Maw during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to master a few extra lessons on this champion pairing. If you pay attention to the build and stats presented here, you should increase your win rate significantly.

The top items to use in your Sylas and Kog'Maw synergy build consist of Everfrost, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Sylas used at least these three great items in his build, he performed a lot better as an ally of Kog'Maw than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Sylas had an average winrate of 50.2% when synergizing his build and playstyle to Kog'Maw with these items in his kit.

To have the highest probability of defeating your oponents, you should take the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune builds we have analyed for this team composition, this sequence of runes resulted in the top win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 50.2% win rate overall.

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