The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition
Our Vel'Koz builds come out of our analysis of 476,100 recently ranked Vel'Koz matches. Only the highest win rate Vel'Koz builds that are also commonly used are suggested. Because we have so many matches in our dataset, we are very confident that we can provide the highest quality builds to help ensure you win your next game!
For more focused build tips and tactics, feel free to check out our guide at the bottom of the page. Additionally, Vel'Koz builds dedicated to a particular skill division can be seen by selecting a different rank from the dropdown menu located above. The suggested Vel'Koz build will be specific to that tier’s meta.
Best Vel'Koz Runes
If you are fighting a varied enemy team composition, you should strongly consider getting Vel'Koz the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Celerity, Gathering Storm, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes. In recent matches, he won the greatest percentage of his matches when built with these runes. Yet, if you are facing a more homogenous enemy team composition, such as an AD focused or a crowd control centric team, you should instead look below to get the best Vel'Koz runes to defeat your particular set of opponents.
Versus Selected Team Comp
Best Items for Your Vel'Koz Build
The most essential items to include in your Vel'Koz build include: Liandry's Anguish, Banshee's Veil, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Horizon Focus. Moreover, like our rune builds, you can also find quality, dedicated, Vel'Koz item builds further down for the specific enemy team composition you are fighting in your ongoing game. Players who added these items in their setups had a higher winrate than players who went for other Vel'Koz builds.
vs AD Heavy Teams
vs AP Heavy Teams
vs CC Heavy Teams
vs Tanky Teams
Guide to Playing with Vel'Koz
- During the laning phase, use Void Rift to farm minions and harass your enemy at the same time.
- Practice Vel'Koz's abilities constantly as the timing and positions are challenging to master.