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

Aphelios vs Galio

How to Beat Galio as Aphelios in LoL Galio is in the a tier of champions
Marksman
Tank Mage

How to Beat Galio as Aphelios

based on 444 Aphelios vs Galio matchups
Win Rate
46.4 %
K/D/A
2.13
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of ranked LoL matches each and every week. Within our data, Aphelios did battle with Galio 444 times. Having so many games with Aphelios vs Galio provides us confidence in our capability to prepare actionable statistics and a solid build to counter Galio. This counter pairing is relatively rare. Aphelios fights Galio in only 1.3% of his matches.

Aphelios vs Galio Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Aphelios does a awful job of beating Galio. Typically, he wins a lowly 46.4% of matches the champions fight one another in. In Aphelios vs Galio games, Aphelios’s side is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood, implying that he most likely will get first blood versus Galio.

Best Aphelios vs Galio Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsDagger

Core Aphelios Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

Lord Dominik's Regards

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: BloodlineCut Down
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
1
Q
2
Q
3
Q
4
E
5
Q
6
E
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
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E
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E
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W
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W
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W
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W

Guide to Countering Galio as Aphelios

Tips for Playing as Aphelios against Galio

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

Advice to Win Against Galio

Galio moves slower when he is charging Shield of Durand.

Hero's Entrance can be interrupted before Galio jumps into the air.

Galio cannot traverse walls with Justice Punch.

Aphelios vs Galio Counter Stats

Aphelios Image
Win Rate
46.4 %
VS
Win Rate
53.6 %
Galio Image
6.7
< Kills >
4.5
6.3
< Deaths >
5.7
6.7
< Assists >
10.9
1.5
< Killing Sprees >
1.02
167
< Minions Killed >
127
0.12
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.45
20,042
< Physical Damage >
441
1,081
< Magic Damage >
16,212
1,155
< True Damage >
724
22,279
< Damage Dealt >
17,378
19,437
< Damage Taken >
24,026
11,878
< Gold Earned >
10,047
2.28
< Towers >
1.72
0.07
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
3,918
< Total Healing >
2,081
12,422
< Experience >
12,944
18
< Vision Score >
23
9
< Wards Placed >
11
148
< Time Dealing CC >
117

How to Counter Galio with Aphelios in LoL

The stats shown here underscore several significant Aphelios against Galio matchup stats that can help us appreciate the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Galio’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Aphelios may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Galio..

Aphelios normally has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his matchup does. Typically, he receives less damage than Galio. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Aphelios and Galio

Damage Types Compared

Aphelios
Galio
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aphelios
Galio

Who is Better, Aphelios or Galio?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Aphelios usually loses when taking on Galio, with a 46.4% win rate. Thus, Aphelios makes a bad counter for Galio.

While Aphelios does have a lower win rate compared to Galio, when facing one another, Aphelios also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex character to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Aphelios into Galioas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Aphelios has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Galio. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Aphelios vs Galio matchups, Galio is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Aphelios is a terribly counter for Galio. You will do well by focussing your strategy on increasing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Aphelios against Galio.

Additional Information for Aphelios Players

How We Calculated Our Aphelios vs Galio Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Galio as Aphelios, we analyzed 444 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 Galio 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 truly master Aphelios to counter Galio during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aphelios typically picks up a similar amount of CS as Galio. Champions who typically don't take much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values reported on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Aphelios versus Galio build consist of Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Aphelios bought at least these three items in his build, he did much better vs Galio than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Aphelios had an average winrate of 46.4% when countering Galio with this build.

To have the highest likelihood of defeating Galio as Aphelios, you should take 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 combinations players picked for Aphelios vs Galio counterpicks, this composite of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 46.4% win rate overall.

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