Each of Aphelios' weapons have different strengths, so try to find the right situation for your current weapons.
The stat comparisons shown on this page show several strategic Aphelios against Fiddlesticks matchup statistics that may help us figure out the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Fiddlesticks’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Aphelios may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Fiddlesticks..
Aphelios usually has a similar longest kill spree as his matchup does. Typically, he takes less damage than Fiddlesticks. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the champion with higher HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Aphelios usually loses when facing off against Fiddlesticks, with a 42.3% win rate. Therefore, Aphelios makes a poor counter to Fiddlesticks.
While Aphelios does have a much lower winrate than Fiddlesticks, when on opposite teams, Aphelios also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more complex champion to learn. You should be very concerned when picking Aphelios into Fiddlesticksas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach 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 Fiddlesticks. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Aphelios vs Fiddlesticks matchups, Fiddlesticks 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 for Fiddlesticks. You will do well by focussing your actions on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Aphelios against Fiddlesticks.
To learn all of the intricacies of Aphelios in order to counter Fiddlesticks during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Aphelios on average gets much more CS as Fiddlesticks. Champions who typically don't take many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values shown here to do well.
The most important items to prioritize in your Aphelios versus Fiddlesticks build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Aphelios included at least these three items in his build, he performed much better when fighting Fiddlesticks than with many other common item sets. In fact, Aphelios had an average winrate of 42.3% when playing against Fiddlesticks with these items in his kit.
To have the highest chance of coming out on top against Fiddlesticks as Aphelios, Aphelios players should equip the Fleet Footwork, Overheal, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, 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 Fiddlesticks fights, this mixture of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 42.3% win rate overall.
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