Each of Aphelios' weapons have different strengths, so try to find the right situation for your current weapons.
He gains speed while chasing in a straight line, but taking damage makes him lose that momentum.
Try to get inside his orbit, since his stars can't hurt you up close.
His stars disappear while stunned or silenced, giving you an easy opportunity to fight him.
His Starsurge ability can grow to cover a huge area - don't stay in the same place too long!
The stat comparisons provided here show some strategic Aphelios vs. Aurelion Sol counter stats that can help us figure out the differences and similarities between the two. Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Aurelion Sol’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Aphelios may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Aurelion Sol..
Aphelios usually has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy does. Commonly, he receives less damage than Aurelion Sol. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champ with higher health has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Aphelios usually loses when facing off against Aurelion Sol, with a 46.2% win rate. Thus, Aphelios makes a poor counter to Aurelion Sol.
While Aphelios does have a lower win rate compared to Aurelion Sol, when they face off with one another, Aphelios also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult champion to develop with. You may get destroyed when picking Aphelios into Aurelion Solas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.
Additionally, Aphelios also has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Aurelion Sol. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Aphelios vs Aurelion Sol matchups, Aurelion Sol is the better champion with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.
Aphelios is a trash counter to Aurelion Sol. Focus your gameplay on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Aphelios against Aurelion Sol.
To truly master Aphelios in order to counter Aurelion Sol during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions presented here, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Aphelios most often picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Aurelion Sol. Champions who typically don't take many minion kills often don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values displayed here to do well.
The most important items to use in your Aphelios versus Aurelion Sol build include Galeforce, Bloodthirster, and Runaan's Hurricane. When Aphelios used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better against Aurelion Sol than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Aphelios had an average win rate of 46.2% battling Aurelion Sol with these items in his kit.
To have the highest chance of vanquishing Aurelion Sol as Aphelios, you should take the Fleet Footwork, Overheal, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Ingenious Hunter, and Taste of Blood runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Aphelios vs Aurelion Sol LoL games, this composite of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 46.2% winrate overall.
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