How to Win Aatrox vs Heimerdinger Counter Matchup Aatrox is in the a tier of champions

Aatrox vs Heimerdinger

How to Beat Heimerdinger as Aatrox in LoL Heimerdinger is in the s tier of champions
Fighter Tank
Mage Support

How to Beat Heimerdinger as Aatrox

based on 1,886 Aatrox vs Heimerdinger matchups
Win Rate
46.8 %
K/D/A
2.02
Pick Rate
2.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked League matches each week. In our database, Aatrox faced Heimerdinger 1886 times. Using so many games with Aatrox versus Heimerdinger gives us a lot of faith in our capacity to prepare useful statistics and a solid build to wreck your opponent. This particular counter matchup is fairly rare. Aatrox has to counter Heimerdinger in only 2.1% of his rounds.

Aatrox vs Heimerdinger Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Aatrox does a terrible job of beating Heimerdinger. Typically, he wins a lowly 46.8% of the time the champions oppose one another in. In Aatrox versus Heimerdinger games, Aatrox’s team is 0.1% more probable to gain first blood, indicating that he probably will be able to get first blood against Heimerdinger.

Best Aatrox vs Heimerdinger Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSerrated Dirk

Core Aatrox Items

~22 Mins
EclipseDeath's DanceSerylda's Grudge

Optional Items

Maw of MalmortiusSpirit VisageBlack Cleaver

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Aatrox to level up q
>
Second ability for Aatrox to level up e
>
Last skill for Aatrox to max out w

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve Second WindRevitalize
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Aatrox's passive ability p
Aatrox q ability q
Aatrox w ability w
Aatrox e ability e
Aatrox's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
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Q
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R
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Q
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Heimerdinger as Aatrox

Tips for Playing as Aatrox against Heimerdinger

Use Umbral Dash while casting The Darkin Blade to increase your chances of hitting the enemy.

Cast World Ender when you are sure you can force a fight.

Crowd Control abilities like Infernal Chains or your allies' immobilizing effects will help you set up The Darkin Blade.

Advice to Win Against Heimerdinger

Be wary of Heimerdinger's Upgrade!!!, as he can use it to find an answer to most trouble he gets into. Once his ultimate is down, go in for the kill!

It's better to destroy all of Heimerdinger's turrets at once with the help of creeps than to fight them one at a time.

Aatrox vs Heimerdinger Counter Stats

Aatrox Image
Win Rate
46.8 %
VS
Win Rate
53.2 %
Heimerdinger Image
6
< Kills >
5
5.6
< Deaths >
6.3
5.3
< Assists >
7.1
1.33
< Killing Sprees >
1.13
153
< Minions Killed >
147
0.1
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.39
< Inhibitors >
0.5
18,699
< Physical Damage >
847
60
< Magic Damage >
24,622
876
< True Damage >
1,149
19,636
< Damage Dealt >
26,619
33,028
< Damage Taken >
18,389
11,257
< Gold Earned >
11,017
1.96
< Towers >
2.15
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
12,199
< Total Healing >
1,400
14,390
< Experience >
13,738
16
< Vision Score >
22
8
< Wards Placed >
10
305
< Time Dealing CC >
228

How to Counter Heimerdinger with Aatrox in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here highlight several strategic Aatrox vs. Heimerdinger counter statistics that can help us grasp the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Aatrox’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Heimerdinger’s ratio of NaN, showing that Aatrox may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Heimerdinger..

Aatrox typically has a similar longest kill spree as his matchup does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Heimerdinger. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the champ with increased HP has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Aatrox and Heimerdinger

Damage Types Compared

Aatrox
Heimerdinger
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aatrox
Heimerdinger

Who is Better, Aatrox or Heimerdinger?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Aatrox usually loses when playing against Heimerdinger, with a 46.8% win rate. Thus, Aatrox makes a bad counter for Heimerdinger.

While Aatrox does have a lower winrate compared to Heimerdinger, when facing one another, Aatrox also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less difficult character to learn. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Aatrox into Heimerdinger.

Moreover, Aatrox also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Heimerdinger. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Aatrox vs Heimerdinger matchups, Heimerdinger is the better champ with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Aatrox is a bad counter for Heimerdinger. You will do well by focussing your tactics on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Aatrox against Heimerdinger.

Additional Information for Aatrox Players

How We Calculated Our Aatrox vs Heimerdinger Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Heimerdinger as Aatrox, we analyzed 1,886 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Heimerdinger as Aatrox comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Aatrox in order to counter Heimerdinger during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats displayed here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aatrox most often picks up a similar amount of CS as Heimerdinger. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Aatrox versus Heimerdinger build consist of Eclipse, Death's Dance, and Serylda's Grudge. When Aatrox included at least these three items in his build, he performed much better against Heimerdinger than with most other common builds. In fact, Aatrox had an average winrate of 46.8% when playing against Heimerdinger with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest probability of coming out on top against Heimerdinger as Aatrox, Aatrox players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Revitalize, and Second Wind runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players used for Aatrox vs Heimerdinger counter picks, this sequence of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 46.8% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Heimerdinger as Aatrox are presented for all ranked divisions. If you would like to narrow the stats and builds to a distinct rank, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.