4

Tier

Win Rate

51.7%

Pick Rate

2.6%

Ban Rate

0.7%

Matches

46,208
Zilean Runes
Core Zilean Item Build Order61.1% Win Rate (828 Games)
World Atlas

Starting

Ionian Boots of Lucidity

1st

Shurelya's Battlesong

2nd

Zaz'Zak's Realmspike

3rd

Imperial Mandate

4th

Shurelya's Battlesong

5th

Imperial Mandate

6th

World Atlas
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Shurelya's Battlesong
Zaz'Zak's Realmspike
Imperial Mandate
Shurelya's Battlesong
Imperial Mandate

Core Zilean Item Build Path

Situational

Morellonomicon
Cosmic Drive
Vigilant Wardstone
Warmog's Armor
Archangel's Staff
Frozen Heart
Zhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

Flash
59%781 Games
60%582 Games
Zilean Skill Order0
Time In A Bottle

1

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Time Bomb
Rewind
Time Warp
Chronoshift

Zilean's Counters for Support, Platinum+ for Patch 14.8

Discover the ultimate counters for Zilean with our comprehensive guide. Learn who counters Zilean in lane and throughout the game, turning the tides in your favor. Explore effective Zilean counters and strategies to outplay your opponent.
Champion
Game Win Rate
Lane Win Rate
Matchup Rate
Matches
Vel'Koz
50.1%
43.7%
1.3%
567
Xerath
50.4%
44.4%
1.9%
797
Senna
52.6%
45.0%
3.5%
1,501
Hwei
51.0%
46.9%
1.2%
518
Lux
54.4%
48.3%
4.5%
1,910

Zilean's Trends for Support, Platinum+ for Patch 14.8

Stay ahead of the curve with the latest win rates, pick rates, and ban rates for Zilean. Our Trends section offers a deep dive into how Zilean is performing in the current meta, with data from the last five patches.
Win Rate

51.7%

(-0.6%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

2.6%

(-0.0%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate

0.7%

(-0.0%)
vs last patch

Zilean Guide for Support, Platinum+ for Patch 14.8

Learn Zilean with our Zilean guide. Learn about Zilean's strengths and Zilean's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Zilean, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • If Zilean successfully channels
    Zilean
    P
    , he gains the same amount of XP.
  • Zilean
    Q
    reveals the affected area as well as struck enemies for 6 seconds.
  • Zilean
    Q
    instantly detonates and stuns enemies if another one hits the same unit.
  • Zilean
    R
    's effect lasts for 5 seconds.
Strengths
  • Excels against immobile champions and enabling his teammates.
  • With enough Ability Haste, he can land a third
    Zilean
    Q
    to chain-CC two stuns.
  • Zilean
    Q
    doubles as a zoning tool to block enemies off from areas.
  • For mid, he excels with items that enhance his ability power, cooldown reduction, and utility.
  • For support, he excels with items that boost his utility, cooldown reduction, and support capabilities.
Weaknesses
  • Has a weaker early game.
  • Zilean
    Q
    will naturally push the wave during trades, leaving his wave in bad spots.
  • If
    Zilean
    R
    is used too early, enemies will typically wait it out and kill the target after.

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