How to Win Aphelios vs Ezreal Counter Matchup Aphelios is in the b tier of champions

Aphelios vs Ezreal

How to Beat Ezreal as Aphelios in LoL Ezreal is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Ezreal as Aphelios

based on 2,774 Aphelios vs Ezreal matchups
Win Rate
48.2 %
K/D/A
2.05
Pick Rate
7.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League of Legends games every week. In our dataset, Aphelios fought Ezreal in 2774 games. Using so many games with Aphelios vs Ezreal provides us a lot of confidence in our capacity to prepare informative stats and a recommended build to crush your opponent. This particular counter pairing is somewhat uncommon. Aphelios is forced to battle against Ezreal in only 7.8% of his rounds.

Aphelios vs Ezreal Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Aphelios has done a dismal job of beating Ezreal. Typically, he wins a lowly 48.2% of the time the champions face off with each other in. In Aphelios against Ezreal matches, Aphelios’s side is 0.1% less likely to obtain first blood, indicating that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Ezreal.

Best Aphelios vs Ezreal Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordBerserker's Greaves

Core Aphelios Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerInfinity EdgeLord Dominik's Regards

Optional Items

Runaan's HurricaneBloodthirsterThe CollectorPhantom Dancer

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Fleet Footwork OverhealLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Domination Taste of BloodIngenious Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Aphelios's passive ability p
Aphelios q ability q
Aphelios w ability w
Aphelios e ability e
Aphelios's ultimate ability r
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Q
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Q
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Q
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E
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Q
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Guide to Countering Ezreal as Aphelios

Tips for Playing as Aphelios against Ezreal

Each of Aphelios' weapons have different strengths, so try to find the right situation for your current weapons.

Advice to Win Against Ezreal

Mystic Shot applies on-hit effects including the Crest of Cinders.

Ezreal is a very fragile champion so take the fight to him.

Ezreal is completely skill shot based, so make sure to keep minions in between you.

Aphelios vs Ezreal Counter Stats

Aphelios Image
Win Rate
48.2 %
VS
Win Rate
51.8 %
Ezreal Image
6.3
< Kills >
6.6
6.1
< Deaths >
5.2
6.2
< Assists >
7.2
1.45
< Killing Sprees >
1.53
171
< Minions Killed >
167
0.2
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.52
< Inhibitors >
0.55
17,940
< Physical Damage >
15,785
1,303
< Magic Damage >
6,641
856
< True Damage >
757
20,100
< Damage Dealt >
23,183
19,733
< Damage Taken >
19,129
11,769
< Gold Earned >
11,804
2.43
< Towers >
2.32
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
4,144
< Total Healing >
2,545
12,392
< Experience >
12,545
18
< Vision Score >
17
9
< Wards Placed >
8
145
< Time Dealing CC >
79

How to Counter Ezreal with Aphelios in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here emphasize some influential Aphelios against Ezreal counter statistics that can help you explain the differences between this pair of champions. As an example, Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Ezreal’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Aphelios may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Ezreal..

Aphelios usually has a similar longest kill spree as his matchup does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Ezreal. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Aphelios and Ezreal

Damage Types Compared

Aphelios
Ezreal
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aphelios
Ezreal

Who is Better, Aphelios or Ezreal?

Both League champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Aphelios usually loses when taking on Ezreal, with a 48.2% win rate. As a result, Aphelios makes a bad counter to Ezreal.

While Aphelios does have a lower winrate than Ezreal, when facing one another, Aphelios also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex character to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Aphelios into Ezrealas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Aphelios also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Ezreal. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Aphelios vs Ezreal matchups, Ezreal is the better champ with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Aphelios is a somewhat poor counter to Ezreal. Make sure you focus your actions on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Aphelios against Ezreal.

Additional Information for Aphelios Players

How We Calculated Our Aphelios vs Ezreal Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ezreal as Aphelios, we analyzed 2,774 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 Ezreal as Aphelios 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Aphelios to counter Ezreal during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aphelios on average picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Ezreal. Champs who on average don't take many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers shown here to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Aphelios versus Ezreal build consist of Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and Lord Dominik's Regards. When Aphelios incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better versus Ezreal than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Aphelios boasted an average winrate of 48.2% when playing against Ezreal with this counter build.

To have the best likelihood of annihilating Ezreal as Aphelios, Aphelios players should equip the Fleet Footwork, Overheal, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Taste of Blood, and Ingenious Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Aphelios vs Ezreal battles, this composite of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 48.2% win rate overall.

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