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Ziggs Counter Stats

Ziggs Counters
Middle Lane
Ranked #12 out of 59 in Mid Discover all Mid champions who counter Ziggs. Use our statistics and learn how to counter Ziggs in League of Legends and win in Champion Select! Ziggs Data for all roles taken from 63,659 matches.
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Middle Lane (55%) Ziggs Middle Lane Counters: 35,030 matches, 57 counter champions

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Tips Against Ziggs in Middle Lane Tips Provided by MOBAFire Guide Authors

Drewmatth Taliyah says “Corrupting Potion because Intensive Poke and sustain is heavily needed. Biscuits MIGHT work too but I'd rather have Minion Dematerializer. In Long Range Mages Matchups you have to try to understand their Q pattern and where they will cast it. They would generally want to either poke you down to kill you or shove you out of the lane, but the matchup is not really impossible if you get boots and try to get close to them for a nice combo.Ziggs has the most oppressive wave clear with Q/E/R and he will demolish your towers if you roam too much, so create a balance. Allow him to take your tower only if you gank and get THEIR tower first on bot or top. Careful for Ziggs W, he can INSEC you and setup ganks for his jungler. Try to be as non predictable as possible. Get Minion Dematerializer. Post 6 try to either get close on them with your ult and outplay with flash OR roam bot faster than them and get kills. They will follow with their long range abilities but by the time they actually do something meaningful you should have sealead the deal. This matchup is all about roaming and learning how to properly dodge his poke on lane. It is okay if you do not get kills, but it is not ok to get killed especially since he cannot 100-0 you unless he's super fed. ”
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Sylvan Lore says “The way this lane plays out really depends on how good the Ziggs is at landing his abilities. He can outrange you and outdamage your E shield so you need to dodge skill and stay away from the splash damage he will be doing while he pushes the minion wave. Late game you will need a banshee veil to survive just a few spell from him, but he is an easy target if you can get close to him. One R->Q->W should be enough to 1 shot him on only 4-5 items. Most of my losses to Ziggs are from my team trying to rush objectives and him just Ulting them away from us. If you are confident in dodging, i would say trade with him in lane, but be cautious. Recommend: Barrier and Dmg Build”
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PlayCabex says “pretty easy match up, he is squishy in early so you can 1shot him with your flash ult combo. you can play aggressive against him”
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sweodigaming says “Very high damage, a good Ziggs can easily kill you with one combo. He is super squishy however, take that weakness to your advantage. His whole kit surrounds long range abilities, so he has an advantage in range.”
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FalleN3 says “Ziggs has a lot of range and considerable wave-clear and will most likley spam you with (Q) Bouncing Bomb and keep the lane pushed hard. If he manages to land his (W) Satchel Charge and place an (E) Hexplosive Minefield you can find yourself in a world of trouble. You really need to avoid his (E) Hexplosive Minefield as they will slow you a lot making it possible for him to land his other abilities. He's very immobile and only has his (W) Satchel Charge for escape potential, try to punish him if it's on cooldown - especially if your Jungler is around and able to gank. Concentrate on farming, take Barrier and avoid his skill-shots. TIP: You take less damage from his ultimate if you are not standing in the center of it.”
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fwii says “Avoid his Q poke and match his waveclear. He's hard to approach early but easily killable after level 6. ”
Scyrine says “dodge all of his skillshots and hard engage. super squishy should be easy kill. ”
Scyrine says “He's super squishy, you should try to play agro lvl 3 and if you're still not hitting any skills then just wait for 6 and hard engage him.”
FalleN3 says “If you don't take much damage from him before level 3 you can try for an all-in then, however I tend to try to play safe until level 6. He has a massive range advantage over you and will take full advantage of this. Try your best not to die in this lane early as it will put you at a serious disadvantage against him. He will end up pushing hard so farm under tower as best as you can. As long as you haven't fallen massively behind once you hit level 6 the lane swings to your favour. If you step on his mines you're gonna get slowed as well as take damage and this is going to make it much easier for him to land AA and abilities on you. Try to save your (E) for dodging his ulti if possible.”
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Glasletter says “Outdamage him and shield his ult. Easy stuff.”
xAsuta says “Just like Teemo he can poke you a lot but if you all in him he can't fight you back. If you have problems buy Hexdrinker for MR and AD or rush Mercs to run him down. ”
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Pixel Pocket says “He's got very good waveclear which hinders you but his poke is ignorable once you get some AP.”
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Fuzzmonkey says “A nice poke match up, dodge all of his Q's and try and he all your Q's. You both work the same way since you're disengage is your E, same with his time bomb. Make sure you play as aggressive as possible if he isn't able to hit his skillshots. ”
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Aegox says “If he lands his E behind you, he will probably try to rush you, try to R away but if you can't you have a chance of hitting your E and getting away or killing him.”
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Fuzzmonkey says “Very very easy match up if you can dodge all of his Q's. He will most likely use his W to keep distance between you and him when you go in with your W. But if you manage to get your chain onto him whilst going in to him you should be able to out-trade him no matter what. Rinse and repeat. Same at level 6, using your chains will keep him from going anywhere.”
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AP WormMaW Mid says “In this matchup it's crucial to understand how Ziggs Q works. It has bigger explosion radius, than "trigger" radius. That means that if he blows it up on minion, you might get damaged, which is how Ziggs mostly tries to harass you, but if you stand isolated from your minions, it should be fairly easy to avoid his Qs, because it literally has to jump on your face, to make it blow. Don't be too greedy and don't go into face to face all in trade, because thats where he can kite you over his mine field and finnish you off with his ult. Abuse the fact, that your skillshots are a bit more reliable than his ones.”
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Yuki H. says “Very annoying to deal with, mainly because he is an AOE control mage. Ziggs primarily seeks to farm with his empowered autos and Q, all the while building mana items like Archangel's Staff or Luden's. He will probably purchase Zhonya's some time, so make sure to not get baited too hard, and check his item slots to make sure he does not have a Stopwatch or Zhonya's. It's fine to be pushed in against a Ziggs since it makes it easier for junglers to gank. Just try to avoid getting hit by his Qs when he is only trying to farm. Also, make sure to dodge his Satchel Charge (W) with your pre-positioned shadow so you can swap with it right after you ult. Otherwise, while you are displaced he will have enough time to jump and flash out.”
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RedFire2055 says “He can counter push you. His tower destruction potential blocks your roaming . Skill Matchup.”
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Hullos says “Just worse Vel and Xerath, he has a harder time keeping you away as he escape is not good enough most of the time. A good Ziggs can make it feel bad but at least its not a good Xerath. Keep away from roams as he can decimate your tower. ”
BloooodTV says “D-Blade. You just kind of beat him because he doesn't really deal that much damage early. If he for whatever reason puts himself in a position to be ran down then you can do just that. Take Conq.”
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FalleN3 says “My advice in this match-up is to play safe until level 6. He has a massive range advantage over you and will take full advantage of this. Try your best not to die in this lane early as it will put you at a serious disadvantage against him. Farm with your (Q) if that is all you can do. As long as you haven't fallen massively behind once you hit level 6 the lane swings to your favour. If you step on his mines you're gonna get slowed as well as take damage and this is going to make it much easier for him to land AA and abilities on you.”
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I count to seven says “He will poke as hell, so buy boots fast to avoid his bombs”
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LunarVortex says “His poke is annoying but that's about it. Try to match his push with your W to prevent him from damaging your tower too much. Get early boots to dodge his poke.”
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BCota says “Pokes you out of lane ask for ganks when you can. Try to farm as much as possible try to heal from raptors too. Take DShield. Again, if you can dodge skillshots like Faker you win this matchup as he cant damage you but you have a point-and-click Q”
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Marky 2 Butts says “Pretty immobile, do have very good poke though. ”
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TimRhabey says “Control and/or poke mages are always hard to play as gragas. Ziggs has way better scaling and waveclear than you all game, He can easily deny your teams entire push and hold the game making it last longer so he can scale and laning phase against him is a pain. Take the comet rune setup so you can waveclear as good as him and poke him during lane phase.”
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Fadedreformed says “Pretty easy, avoid his q's kill him at level 6 and snowball”
Shazzaam says “His poke is decent and he demolishes your tower. You won't have prio so call your jungler for some assistance. Don't leave him alone with your tower.”
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Coldsong says “Ziggs is not very meta currently, but he is still very tedious to lane against due to his strong Q poke, waveclear from his E, and the fact that he can knock you away with his W. Make sure to get an early stopwatch or EoN to negate his ult damage.”
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Proma says “Dshield Look for engages when possible just watch out for abilities.”
elnino9 says “Dodge his Q bombs. Go aggressive if his abilities are on CD. Ziggs is a mana user and has to use up a lot of mana to poke, go in when he has none. He's Squishy and not really one of the hardest matchup, if Ziggs overextends go aggressive. Watch for his satchel when going for an all-in. Start Doran shield against him or boots to avoid his Q bombs, both good options.”
SkellyBirb says “Ziggs has a lot of poke, but little kill potential. Just use your shrines and play behind minions to make it hard for him to poke you.”
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Defensivity1 says “Can stay out of your E just by being too far away from it and still be able to poke you down very easily with his q.”
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laoshin3v3 says “don't stay near to you minions because of his Q's otherwise easy matchup he is very squishy”
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Veralion says “MANY BEADS. Third worst matchup. Dodge the game. His Q travels a mile and is deceptive. W doesn’t let you close distance. E zones you away from all farm. And even if you dodge all of that, his passive will still chip you down and force you back. You basically aren’t allowed to ever auto a creep, even under your own turret if the Ziggs has two hands and half a brain. You have one very brief window to all in him at 6 and gain some ground back, as he is fragile and will melt, but past that he will probably have too much gold on you. Fleet is necessary here. Your only hope is that you have a jungler that can take advantage of him while he’s denying you under turret. Ask to swap with top if the alternative matchups would be more beneficial. Thankfully, Ziggs is rare for reasons that I do not really understand, he is still REALLY good, so here’s hoping you’re never in this situation.”
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Bartoos says “Will never get close enough for you to damage him.”
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vuty2002 says “Even though Yasuo's Wind Wall can block almost entirely Ziggs' abilities, his W has a very long cooldown (30s). It's best to block only his E so you can get close to him.”
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GnarZing says “Take Comet. He is difficult to engage on because of his W, so try to lead with an animation cancel, or kill him with Mini Gnar if you can dodge his skill shots. ”
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xtrinity01x says “Bullshit champion who's playing urf. ask for a gank and focus on dodging and farming.”
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Zoe Sparklepop says “High Tiny You have better poke and better mobility Only way he can win is getting ahead somehow”
SirDrPotato says “More info in the match up section”
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AZIR MEN says “Very similar to xerath. Farming lane time. Very immobile. Comet with taste of blood.”
Pentakai says “Block his Q with your Q. Try to get as many minions as possible. After level 6, you will be able to punish him. You outscale him.”
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Ghostwalker562 says “His poke can be devastating and his disengages and slows can be such a rough game. However, you do kill him so much faster but the ticking in the early game is what's most harmful to you. Use your E often to farm and as range because your is has a very far range.”
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Art1val says “He can't 1v1 you at any point in the game.”
PepeOnDrugs says “My advice in this match-up is to play safe until level 6. He has a massive range advantage over you and will take full advantage of this. Try your best not to die in this lane early as it will put you at a serious disadvantage against him. Farm with your (Q) if that is all you can do. As long as you haven't fallen massively behind once you hit level 6 the lane swings to your favour. If you step on his mines you're gonna get slowed as well as take damage and this is going to make it much easier for him to land AA and abilities on you. ”
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henxs says “If you knock up him then he is already dead. To dodge her Q Play beyond with minions if possible.”
panger 174 says “champ puto solo pokea y se dodgea facil dh elec”
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Gageowago says “If you somehow run into a Ziggs just dodge his skillshots the best you can and land your charm to win trades. He's a pretty bad champ so you shouldn't have that much trouble.”
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Debonair Karma says “You probably won't poke him all that much but he won't do anything to you either. Farm and dodge his Q's. Don't let him get to your tower. Take teleport or barrier.”
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Noodles912 says “Go mercs and farm with Q. Dont trade with him until level 6. If he ults, R out ASAP to survive. Spam your pots, and outscale him. Your R is very useful in this matchup.”
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Lil Tidepod says “If you dodge all of his abilities, or the majority of them, Ziggs is useless. He does outrange you, but you should be able to play around his abilities. If you're gonna trade, wait for his knockup bomb to go down, or his AOE slow bombs. Beware when recalling after level 6, because he won't hesitate to ult you.”
Sanctuar says “His pushing power gets strong once he has a Luden's, before that you can easily keep up with his waveclear by maxing Q and make sure you dodge his Q and E while laning.”
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Capparelli says “Surprisingly hard, at least for me, i usually end up with a Hexdrinker because he just spams Q, he is very easy to kill but hard to get on top of, you cant roam much because Ziggs will just blow up your tower so only roam after he backs or you kill him”
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JacWilly says “stay away from minions and poke him out, can plant his w ready for you when you ult, be careful of this.”
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ahrienthusiastmain says “You have better early game waveclear and once you have your ulti, you have kill potential. He can't ever kill you. ”
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Scyawn says “He can poke you down from range and escape easily when you Q in.”
Noodles912 says “Play safe early, and roam. Thats all to it, since he will blast himself always if you ult. Watch for his early poke. Corrupting pots are greats, combined with your PTA.”
RockitoAhri says “Ziggs is pretty straight forward. You need to do THREE things. Do not stay near minions, play parallel of the minion wave so you can always throw an auto attack or a Q at him, you have to be aggressive Vs. Ziggs. And last. WARD. You are playing forward on a matchup you have lane advantage in. WARD, because you WILL get ganked. ”
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JoshAy says “Very annoying because he can poke you HARD. Ult is good, and he can disengage pretty well. He will demolish your tower so pick roam timers carefully. Not played often. ”
1Recycle Bin1 says “his W cancels your ulti his E slows you down his Q doesn't allow you to farm properly early levels, level up your E 2 times(after leveling up W in lvl 3) and buy boots asap he is squishy so punish him when he makes mistakes”
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chrisloths says “He has long range, but as long as you dodge his poke, you can shove faster than he can.”
Witchxry says “Dodge his bombs and don't get stunned. Harass him as much as possible.”
Sloyr says “All of the mages are really easy to counter, you just have to dodge their CCs with your E or wait for them to waste it, to then go all in.”
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Yas Yasu Yasuo says “His range is annoying, just keep dodging his bombs. When you ult him, he can knock himself and you away from each other, so use the same combo as you fight against Ahri and get Hexdrinker when behind. If you get ahead it is easy for you to snowball while he can't really snow ball you when you're behind as long as you play properly.”
ekkologix says “Easy Matchup , Max E and build early CDR ,Be Agressive. A good ziggs will use his w against your E , having lower cdr gives u advantage,Roam when he undertower.”
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8wolf says “His range and poke damage is pretty similar to Azir's. This lane will most probably be decided by who gets caught out of position first. Try to farm and look for mistakes.”
bigbeanboi4 says “poke extremely hard ”
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MrRiots says “Starting Item: Dark seal + Potion Ziggs good, but is he that good? Watch out for Q and E. Poke and Harass,. If he uses hes W go all in. Otherwise, just go all in all the time. Small amount of HP on this one.”
Gettsuu says “Dodgez et vous gagnez”
Tehqo says “This guy also outranges you pretty hard. It's annoying but it is easy to dodge. If you can all in on him when he uses his abilities, he's easy. Don't let yourself get outpoked too hard.”
NebuIa says “His poke is really annoying but he's kind of harmless. Not much else to say, a pretty standard matchup. I take base aery and ignite/barrier.”
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TheBlueImperial says “Heavy poke lane but has mana issues and incredibly squishy. If you full combo them they're dead and you have the option to roam.”
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cobbzy says “The biggest thing about ziggs is his poke, make sure to dodge his Q when you can. He is squishy so if you can catch him in an all in the kill is practically yours. It is hard to engage when his W and E are up so make sure to fight when he is on cooldown. Otherwise, go roam the map for kills and apply pressure elsewhere. ”
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arcticmonk says “Concede minions in first 2 levels. Dodge his bombs and stay healthy for a lvl 3 trade. If he uses too much mana to push the wave he will go OOM then all-in him.”
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i am a heron says “similar to morgana, ziggs will play outside your range, have you pushed to tower and will blast it down in no time. however, his spells will be easier for you to dodge than, say, those of velkoz.”
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LONERlSM says “Farm lane make sure that you dodge his q and recall when the wave is crashed in the mid or in his turret. Allowing ziggs to get mid lane tower is bad for you if mid stays past 17 minutes you did your job against this matchup.”
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DravensBukkake says “Ignite/TP matchup. Exact same thing as other mages. Except instead of focusing on harass, focus on waveclear/shoving. Ziggs takes towers hella fast, so don't let him near it. Otherwise, kinda easy shuffle ganks, but he can E out if he's good enough. W Q AA spam him, stand behind minions so his Q doesn't hit.”
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Mid Win Repeat says “He can poke you from the safety of his wave but he can't really kill you but if you land your W onto him you can kill him. A lot of the times though you land your W-E-Q combo and than he just W's away with low health. Thats fine just shove the wave base and reset.”
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MarkeleleYasuo says “make him use his w to escape and then try to play as agressive as you can while its down”
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Mortal333 says “It is a bit hard to play against him because of his high Q range.”
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HeisendongNA says “Xerath and Ziggs outrange Heimerdinger and they have enough long range waveclear to kill turrets from afar. The best thing to do in these match-ups is max W instead of Q. Make sure to get boots early so you can dodge their skillshots and hit them easier”
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Tayna says “Another "will poke you to death", he has 1 (one) ability to run away from u and it has a long cd, abuse that. Go all in with your ult if he wasted skills in poking. DODGE, FOR GOD'S SAKE, DODGEEEEE.”
Cloud375 says “Fairly annoying, but at least he is squishy enough for you to burst him down when he steps too close.”
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Garybaldo says “Rarely seen nowadays, however he's a pain in the ass to play against, great disengage, much more poke and push potential, you can't match his global ultimate, only pray you can get one good all in into him and you might take him down”
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Sneaky boi says “You'll only get poked but that's about it. Try and go in when he wastes Q or W and you could probably kill him.”
Novok says “Ziggs is pretty straight forward. You need to do THREE things. Do not stay near minions, play parallel of the minion wave so you can always throw an auto attack or a Q at him, you have to be aggressive Vs. Ziggs. And last. WARD. You are playing forward on a matchup you have lane advantage in. WARD, because you WILL get ganked.”
worddog says “Skill dependant matchup, if he uses his W properly he should be able to stop you from going all in on him. His disengage is on a longer CD than your engage so it favours Ekko.”
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Tchouvline says “This tiny bomber is a PAIN for Fiddle, he can spam his Q, can cancel your W with his W. This tiny yordle must not be underestimated !”
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Euphoric Toaster says “Annoying matchup. Hes able to clear your turrets pretty easily and does a good job at matching your push. Place your turrets away from the wave so he cant hit them and the wave with one Q. He has some mobility/utility with his Satchel Charge so he can be a tiny bit slippery, but isn't too hard to kill with jungle help. Similar to the Xerath matchup but his skillshots are a lot easier to dodge.”
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Chromuro says “All of his skills are AoE, be patient and don't roam if he's alive if you don't want to lose your turret at 5 minutes.”
Big Shawn says “A Lane which you should win. Ziggs is mostly made of Skill shots. Blocking these isn't too hard.”
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Fox1ne says “Look for a better wave manipulation to out-trade him correctly,he is going clearly for the minions since he knows that you have the upper hand on trading him.”
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Wizboy73 says “he pokes hard but you can get close up and blow him up at early ranks already.”
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Vispectra says “Ziggs is a poke-mage and he isn't very meta right now so you won't see him often. He will often harass you like Vel Koz just not as bad since it's fairly simple to dodge his abilities. However don't underestimate this rat's damage. His abilities hurt a LOT and TP is a must unless you want to lose your tower and give him all the plates. Ganks are advised and just a note that if he ults you and you're near the center , 1 R won't be enough to get you out of it if you don't react quick enough.”
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quinniston says “Avoid his bombs and you should be ok. ”
kilgta says “pokes you a lot, you usually have to flash ult to kill him and he can runaway with his bombs. you gonna make every flashes worth it. You have to pop your W after he used his E in order to push the wave, else he will just kill all your voidlings. If he doesnt E your minions when you farm, you are facing a bad Ziggs, work towards trading with him anytimes. Start corrupt pot or sapphire.”
[9.14]Easy way to higher elo by kilgta | Malzahar Player
unownreality says “if you can dodge the bombs, you should win. Stay away from your minions, however, this will leave you vulnerable to ganks. Try to make sure satchel is on cooldown before you go for a full burst. He can use it to dodge your ultimate. ”
[Mid] [9.14] Making Light Work of Climbing Elos by unownreality | Lux Player
MechaaZero says “He can do some damage here and there, but your all in given that you land everything is much stronger. Pick your engagements and commit to them.”
[8.24] Zoe - Penetrate their Souls [320k Mastery] by MechaaZero | Zoe Player
Latarnia40 says “He is just annoying. You pretty much win by poking him.”
Basic AP Glacial Augment Ezreal Guide by Latarnia40 | Ezreal Player
CC Diana says “Difficulty: Easy (Details in Matchup section)”
maplecat21 says “He's annoying but gets outscaled at boots. If he has a brain you can't kill him though, so you have to babysit your tower to keep him from taking it.”
Eternal Winter - Controlling the Game through Waveclear by maplecat21 | Anivia Player
RagexAddict says “Ziggs isn't much of a threat to you in lane, but he can push you in when you're out of lane. His W can also break down low health turrets, so try to push him in as much as possible. Asserting your lane dominance against him is key in this lane matchup.”
Fluctuation says “Against Ziggs it's important to utilize his immobility against him. If he puts down his minefield and moves away from it, punish him. If he misses his Q, punish him. After level 6, be wary of his ult, since you can't really escape it when he's close to you.”
Wukong Mid by Fluctuation | Wukong Player
LyndonK9 says “This is pretty much a farm lane. Dodge his Qs and try to wave clear him. Play forward and land your Qs on him, afterwards he is an easy kill.”
9.12 Ahri Guide by LyndonK9 | Ahri Player
Schmigo says “Dodge his Bomb and E out of his Bomb floor before it activates”
KATARINA BRONZE GUIDE (9.12) by Schmigo | Katarina Player
YourBestSenpai says “Pretty annoying in lane, as he spams like a retard, but shouldn't be too hard to deal with. ”
GLP Ahri Mid Guide (Don't ask me why, just do it) by YourBestSenpai | Ahri Player
ParkChnm says “Prepare to wave clear. Shove all the time.”
[9.11] Best Xerath in Silver Guide by ParkChnm | Xerath Player
BL00dY3nD says “One of my favourite enemys. He is squishy and you can 1 shot him. its also eay to dodge his full combo with 1 W.”
Electrocute Vladimir [V9.11] by BL00dY3nD | Vladimir Player
Bughans says “Annoying little critter fella, however you ought to be able to oneshot him if you can get close. Just dodge his poke in lane.”
AP RAKAN MID - 100% FOOLPROOF EPIC GUIDE by Bughans | Rakan Player
ParkChnm says “Same with Xerath, he outranged and outdamages Orianna a lot, even with E. In lane, try to stay away from minions since he his Q has a small AoE effect. Banshee's is a good item late game. If you do get onto Ziggs, he should be dead since he's really squishy.”
[9.11] Beginner's Guide to Orianna by ParkChnm | Orianna Player
Evilfury10 says “if you can survive pre-6 without dying to him or jungler, the lane is pretty much over and you have won.”
[S9] Get Out Of Silver With Cho'gath AP MID by Evilfury10 | Cho'Gath Player
Jeou says “Ziggs is a hard match up because of the insane range vs kata and the constant poke. play safe till a good gank comes.”
Come on, live a little... while you can! by Jeou | Katarina Player
SmokeyEggs says “Hard to trade with since W lauches both champions in the opposite direction, and his wave clear and ability to respond to teamfights can be annoying, but his trading in skirmishes is weak so abuse that part and never let him push in.”
BicBee says “Stay away from minions. Ziggs is the strongest when long range. He's the weakest in close range so step forward if you want to harass and bully him. Push lane if you can and roam. Good Ziggs value farm more than solo kills in lane and will just stay safe until they get items for team fights. If your top/bot lane is low post 6 there's a good chance that Ziggs will step out of lane to try and ult them. ”
[9.8] CRUSH LOW ELO WITH THIS BUILD by BicBee | Ahri Player
ryze4thewin says “pretty easy just doge q and kill him then you deal way more dmg if he hits 6 be a little bit safer ”
RYZE UPON THEM by ryze4thewin | Ryze Player
BicBee says “Stay away from minions. Ziggs is the strongest when long range. He's the weakest in close range so step forward if you want to harass and bully him. Push lane if you can and roam. Good Ziggs value farm more than solo kills in lane and will just stay safe until they get items for team fights. If your top/bot lane is low post 6 there's a good chance that Ziggs will step out of lane to try and ult them.”
9.8 CARRYING LOW ELO by BicBee | Orianna Player
xispy420 says “Dodge his skill shots and you will be good”
Ready to set the world on fire by xispy420 | Brand Player says “Don't stand near minons since his Q deals splash damage You can dodge his combo with W and R”
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ImmortalPh0enix says “Cok zorlanırsınız.”
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javimc17 says “You can't do nothing against his range. Build mobility and try to dodge his habilities. You will need jungle's help.”
[S9] MORDEKAISER MID/TOP by javimc17 | Mordekaiser Player
Enfurnal says “Ziggs has a Q that does AOE if hit. An easy way to dodge is to see where the Q is bouncing towards and move accordingly. His W is a circular launching pad that does little damage to you, but hella damage to your turret if it is below 25% HP. His E is a circular bomb that does single point damage (if you step on it or a minion). His R is a HUGE circle that nukes anything within the radius. My tip for his R is just run away from the circle (R, flash, etc) because it has a pretty high casting period.”
Alpha Ahri Build (Unless enemy makes you BETA) by Enfurnal | Ahri Player
BlueMoon01 says “Good Ziggs will zone you from afar easily, play from range [DETAILED MATCHUP INFORMATION BELOW]”
[9.6][AP Mid] Fix Yourself, Mere Human. by BlueMoon01 | Viktor Player
Dorena says “Avoid standing in Ziggs' minefield - the mines deal damage and slow on explosion.”
Tibbers Mid Lane Tea Party! by Dorena | Annie Player
thedonk says “Don't try to walk up to him to do a Q+W combo. Poke him with W+Q+E or W+Q+R+E. Hurt him with those combos as much as possible. Dodge his Q's and he will try to use his E to knock you away or escape. ”
[9.6] My Leblanc Guide Of Deceit by thedonk | LeBlanc Player
Dudstrol says “Ziggs é fraco em defesa, mas forte em dano. Se ele gastar skills para farmar vá para cima e cause dano e recue. Só vá quando for matar rápido, pois ele pode muito bem virar e te matar.”
RYZE BOLADÃO PT-BR [S9] by Dudstrol | Ryze Player
Padrepio says “During lanephase, a lot of his damage came from his passive: care of his empowered AAs. He can R on other lanes to get free kills, tell your teammates when he hit 6 and call every ss.”
[Mid] Brand ~ Catching Fire by Padrepio | Brand Player
Jazzmonkey says “Easy matchup you will be his biggest nightmare. Trade him always if you can play with your crd and masteries and kill him straight away if you reach level 6.”
[9.5 Wukong Guide] Challenger Wukong EUW From zero to hero D by Jazzmonkey | Wukong Player
Junix L9 says “He will spam you with Q's. Try to dodge as many as possible so you can go in when he has no abilities up.”
[Season 9] Katarina Guide (High Elo) by Junix L9 | Katarina Player
Eli The Bat says “Harass in the form of BOMBS.... Its easy for him to avoid your full combo with his "E" so.... its not that worth to 1 v 1 him.... Also watch out for his Turret Breaking Potential....”
Kat Best Waifu by Eli The Bat | Katarina Player
LionLifeSteal says “A skill matchup that depends on how good each player is at hitting their skillshots and dodging the enemy's.”
moutenn says “Easy kill. Low kill potentiel. All skillshots. Engage with W, and R before his R lands on the ground.”
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qasddsa says “Tolerable lane. Run Fleet here with either a Corrupting Potion or Doran's Shield. Don't let him push against you as he can take towers really well and poke you at the same time. As you go into the mid and late game, he becomes relatively irrelevant against you because you can just pop him with Riftwalk stacked. If he doesn't group with his team and decides to split instead, you can either answer him with Riftwalk + Teleport or group and take objectives instead.”
[Mid&Top] Reave the Cosmos | Kassadin by qasddsa | Kassadin Player
Draczor says “Ziggs is no threat since he probably will only focus on pushing or poking you while keeping a distance from you as he knows that he won't win a trade against you. But you are able to poke him too with your laser. In the early game, pressure him enough so that he won't be able to farm unless he uses spells. Naturally, if he comes close poke him with Q and E otherwise try to kill him if you have ult and he has no means of running away fast. If he is low enough do not be afraid to Flash and use your combo to kill him.”
[9.1] [Diamond 70% WR] Unstoppable Viktor by Draczor | Viktor Player
RYZE number one says “Mesma lógica da Lux.”
Ryze (MID) (pt-BR) by RYZE number one | Ryze Player
rimzaki says “He try to poke u but he no match against u save ur sanguine for him ultimate good luck”
The Ancient Bloodlord Vladimir Guide by rimzaki | Vladimir Player
Sozzoh says “Ziggs isn't that hard to play against, but he does outrange you. Since his abilities are fairly easy to dodge, you can all-in him and kill him if he uses all his abilities trying to poke you. Abuse him early game if he uses his abilities to farm. That way he'll be out of mana and low on health. ”
Katapullt says “Start Dorans Shield or Boots to dodge his Q's. Try to get as many CS as possible. At lvl 6 you should be able to Outplay & kill him.”
Razor Fly! Do it quickly.【8.24】~ All you need to know by Katapullt | Katarina Player
Doctor_Dr says “How to counter: Side step his Q and be alert for his ult or a W + E combo.”
M7 Veigar Runes + Vs. Champions by Doctor_Dr | Veigar Player
JuaniG17 says “Just walk up and kill him”
JuaniG17 - Talon Guide by JuaniG17 | Talon Player
wo xiang zhaoo says “He pokes you but after level 6 he's dead if he has no Barrier. If he has Barrier, same as Xerath. Outroam him.”
Your very DETAILED Kassadin guide! Get elo NOW! by wo xiang zhaoo | Kassadin Player
AQRC Turtle says “Stay away from your minions wave to avoid the Aoe dmg of his bomb. You can try timing your ult when ziggs ult to avoid the dmg. Once you hit lvl 6 hes vulnerable to your all in. ”
asffg123 says “Ziggs excels in outranging poke. Dodge and play safe. You are likely to have an equal laning phase.”
Veigar in the Mid Lane (Gold - Plat) by asffg123 | Veigar Player
ShockMaster says “This matchup is a bit complicated,like who made the first one shot win. Wait for him to use 2-3 abilities on minions,and go with a different combo: E+R(R instead of flash with 1 sec difference)+Flash+W+Q.This combo will surprise him and will not let him to escape with his W”
SeeMyShuriKennen by ShockMaster | Kennen Player
Smol Jelly says “Ziggs has long range poke, annoying AOE abilities, and better turret-taking abilities than you do. However, since you both have long range, his skills are pretty slow, so you can see them coming from a mile away. With no hard CC, he can't lock you down, and you have no dash so you don't really have to worry about his AoE minefield. Poke him out, and it should go your way.”
Feel the Power of the Light! by Smol Jelly | Lux Player

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DoctorDingus says “Easy clear of turrets, easy poke, easy outranges you - hard to kill”
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yers says “Spammy artillery mage, but his abilities are relatively easy to avoid. Going off of a long range E stun will greatly help you set up a combo.”
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Floon-Guides says “his bombs sometimes cant be dodged”
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NMFO says “Ziggs can zone you out with his bouncing bomb very well, and his trap bombs can be placed in ways that make it difficult to find angles from. ”

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