Zyra Wild Rift Build with Highest Winrate - Guide Runes, Items, and Skill Order

Author: Son Acton

Zyra is a thorny menace in Wild Rift, a support mage who truly blossoms with her ability to control the battlefield. Her plants allow her to poke enemies relentlessly and stack serious damage over time. What makes her truly terrifying is her reach – Zyra can close in on unsuspecting foes or bombard them from afar, lurking in the most unpredictable spots. Want to unleash her botanical wrath?  Check out the most optimal Zyra Wild Rift item and rune builds at Kicdo.

Zyra Wild Rift

Zyra Wild Rift

Patch 5.0c

Support Mage - Hard - Position: jungle support

Damage: Mage

Power Spike

Difficulty

Damage

Toughness

Utility

CC

Mobility

Tier D
Win rate 47.86%
Pick rate 3.4%
Ban rate 1.1%

Zyra Wild Rift Build
Zyra: Wild Rift Build Guide

Zyra's Item Build & Runes

Zyra SP runes Win 70.23% and Pick 62.31%

Zyra runes with Win 53.92% and Pick 24.45%

Aery

Scorch

Cheap Shot

Eyeball Collector

TRANSCENDENCE

Build Zyra Wild Rift with the highest win rate

  • Item Boots of Mana Boots of Mana
  • Item Luden's Echo Luden's Echo
  • Item Rylai's Crystal Scepter Rylai's Crystal Scepter
  • Item Liandry's Torment Liandry's Torment
  • Item Morellonomicon Morellonomicon
  • Item Cosmic Drive Cosmic Drive

Zyra Wild Rift build second

  • Item  Nashor's Tooth Nashor's Tooth
  • Item  Liandry's Torment Liandry's Torment
  • Item  Cosmic Drive Cosmic Drive
  • Item  Crown of the Shattered Queen Crown of the Shattered Queen
  • Item  Rabadon's Deathcap Rabadon's Deathcap
  • Item  Boots of Mana Boots of Mana

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Zyra's Runes

Zyra thrives on poking down her enemies and blasting them with overwhelming plant damage.  "First Strike" is the perfect rune to amplify this playstyle.  The 9% bonus true damage packs a serious punch, helping you secure those early kills and snowball your lead.

However, if you want a more versatile approach, "Aery" is a fantastic alternative. This little helper will chip away at your opponents while also shielding allies when needed, offering a touch of protection to your botanical barrage.

Key Points to Remember:

  • Zyra's gameplay revolves around poking and sustained damage.
  • "First Strike" maximizes early burst for aggressive plays.
  • "Aery" offers a blend of poke and protection for more flexibility.

Zyra position

Most effective support role. But you can also go to the Forest.

Zyra's summoner spells

If you choose Zyra support

Flash + Thiêu đốt

If you choose Zyra to go to the jungle

Flash + Smite

Zyra Build Breakdown

  • Swift Seeding: Zip around the battlefield! Start with your shoe item for faster movement.  You'll need that speed to strategically place those deadly "Xum Xue" seeds for maximum damage.
  • Scorched Earth: "Liandry's Torment" is your best friend.  This item ignites your enemies with a relentless burn while also amplifying your magic powers – a devastating combo.
  • Shieldbreaker: If pesky shields are popping up on the enemy team, "Oceanid's Trident" is your answer.  Pierce their defenses and make your seeds truly devastating.
  • Moment of Stasis: Zyra can be a bit vulnerable, even with her thorny defenses. That's where "Stasis" shines – a flash of golden invulnerability to escape those dicey situations.

Zyra ability

Zyra's skill order

Zyra's skill order

Zyra's abilities

Garden of Thorns Garden of Thorns

Imagine the ground around Zyra is constantly buzzing with potential. Seeds appear with increasing speed as she levels, awaiting her touch to transform into potent plant allies.

Deadly Spines Deadly Spines

A burst of thorny vines erupts from the earth, tearing through enemies with a satisfying burst of magic.  But cast this spell near a seed, and watch a Thorn Spitter rise – a relentless sentry bombarding foes from afar.

Rampant Growth Rampant Growth

With a flick of her wrist, Zyra sows a seed that lingers, a potent time bomb with a deceptively long lifespan of 60 seconds. Deadly Spines and Grasping Roots detonate these seeds, turning them instantly into Zyra's botanical guardians.  And remember, victories on the battlefield fuel these floral creations – every enemy takedown speeds up Rampant Growth!

Grasping Roots Grasping Roots

Thick, hungry vines whip from the ground, ensnaring the unfortunate target with both damage and a crippling root.  But Zyra's green thumb is its own reward –  a nearby seed will bloom into a Vine Lasher, its short-range attacks sapping away the enemy's speed.

Stranglethorns Stranglethorns

Zyra's ultimate unveils her true power over nature. A monstrous, twisted thicket explodes into existence, damaging and launching enemies skyward as it expands.  But the terror doesn't end there – any plants within the thicket become enraged, empowered by their mistress's fury!

How to play Zyra

Zyra's thorny vines whip across the battlefield, and unlocking her full potential starts with mastering her seed-to-plant transformation. Here's my secret: use her other abilities, "Deadly Thorns" or "Binding Roots," first to trigger "Rampant Growth" for a wicked surprise!

See, if you plant those seeds too early, enemies get wise. They'll stomp them flat or dance just out of reach, leaving you frustrated. But by casting a thorn or root just a split second before sprouting a plant, you catch them off-guard.

Early Game:

Zyra stings right from the start! Harass your lane opponents with quick combos, poking over and over. Play with a fierce edge –  you've got the advantage.

By level 3, you're a thorny nightmare with control and damage galore. Zyra's beauty is her versatility. On the offensive, tuck seeds behind enemy minions – suddenly that juicy farm is a dangerous trap for your lane rival. Retreating from a gank? Seeds at your back create a stinging gauntlet for pursuers, slowing them with roots and blasting them with those prickly plants. Ouch!

Mid-Game: 

Once you get your ultimate, "Stranglethorns," things get wild. That massive vine-covered area slams down, knocking enemies back and dealing a satisfying burst of damage. Imagine cornering their whole team with it, blocking their escape in a writhing mass of angry plants!

Late-Game: 

Now, it's about sticking close and guarding your carries. Stick like a burr to that precious AD champion, unleashing thorny hell on anybody who dares get close.

Combo Zyra:

Deadly Spines Rampant Growth Grasping Roots Stranglethorns

Zyra pros and cons

Pros

  • Botanical Barrage: Zyra's abilities pack a serious punch. If you can land her combos, you'll watch enemy health bars melt away.
  • Crowd Control Queen: Roots, snares, and a massive knock-up ultimate – her kit turns teamfights into a thorny nightmare for the opposition.
  • Pusher's Paradise: Zyra excels at hassling enemies under their own turrets and taking objectives with her zone control.
  • Area of Effect Extravaganza: If the enemy team likes to clump up, Zyra will make them regret it.

Cons

  • Squishy as a Flower: One focused burst from an assassin, and Zyra wilts. Positioning is absolutely key with this champion.
  • Immobile = Vulnerable: No dashes, no blinks... if she's caught out, it's often curtains.

Zyra counters

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