4

Tier

Win Rate

51.7%

Pick Rate

2.6%

Ban Rate

0.7%

Matches

14,787
Zilean Runes
Core Zilean Item Build Order54.0% Win Rate (63 Games)
World Atlas

Starting

Ionian Boots of Lucidity

1st

Shurelya's Battlesong

2nd

Imperial Mandate

3rd

Imperial Mandate

4th

Shurelya's Battlesong

5th

Morellonomicon

6th

World Atlas
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Shurelya's Battlesong
Imperial Mandate
Imperial Mandate
Shurelya's Battlesong
Morellonomicon

Core Zilean Item Build Path

Situational

Cosmic Drive
Vigilant Wardstone
Archangel's Staff
Frozen Heart
Randuin's Omen
Mejai's Soulstealer
Abyssal Mask

Summoner Spells

67.2% Win Rate (58 Games)
Flash
Zilean Skill Order0
Time In A Bottle

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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
48.4%
40.8%
1.4%
184
Neeko
46.9%
42.0%
1.1%
143
Xerath
50.8%
43.2%
1.8%
250
Senna
54.2%
44.3%
3.5%
472
Lux
53.5%
46.8%
4.3%
579

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%

(-0.7%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

2.7%

(-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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