Xin Zhao·Mid Counters

Three Talon StrikeQ
Wind Becomes LightningW
Audacious ChargeE
Crescent GuardR
Win rate50.8%
Pick rate0.1%
Ban rate1.2%
Matches2 377-
Xin Zhao Mid has a 50.8% win rate and 0.1% pick rate in Emerald + and is currently ranked B tier. Based on our analysis of 2 377 matches, the best counters for Xin Zhao Mid are Tryndamere, Kayle, Ziggs, Jayce and Veigar. On the other hand, Xin Zhao Mid counters Viego, Xerath, Qiyana, Vel'Koz and Ryze.
Xin Zhao Top
Xin Zhao Jungle
Xin Zhao Mid
Xin Zhao Bot
Xin Zhao Support

Xin Zhao matchups

Mid Mid  Patch 14.11

Xin Zhao counter tips

General advice on how to play against Xin Zhao
These champs are strong against Xin Zhao at most phases of the game. They’re listed based on their win rate against Xin Zhao.
Laning Against Xin Zhao

Laning Against Xin Zhao

Keeping the wave closer to your side of the map early will help reduce Xin Zhao’s kill pressure in lane and increase your chances of surviving in bad matchups.

Investing in healing reduction will help you a ton against Xin Zhao as he tends to have a lot of sustain in lane and throughout the game.

Xin Zhao is strong in the early game. Expect him to go for aggressive plays in attempts to get an early lead.

Strategy VS Xin Zhao

Strategy VS Xin Zhao

Xin is vulnerable to CC during team fights, don’t ignore him. Focus him down when he engages.

As he is a strong skirmishing champion, he will look for picks on enemies who are walking around Summoners Rift alone. Avoid walking in area’s that are unwarded unless you know where Xin Zhao is.

Whenever Xin Zhao’s Ultimate Crescent GuardR is on cooldown, he is incredibly vulnerable. Force team fights when his Ultimate Crescent GuardR is down to increase your chances of winning the fight.

Xin Zhao Power Spikes

Xin Zhao Power Spikes

When Xin Zhao hits level 6, his all-in pressure intensifies. He may look for an aggressive play as soon as he gets the level up.

When Xin has brought his first component item, he will be really strong in 1v1 skirmishes. Keep this in mind when trying to fight him.

Xin is very good in the mid-game. Expect him to frequently look for plays around the map, or look to kill you over and over again.