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

Aphelios vs Illaoi

How to Beat Illaoi as Aphelios in LoL Illaoi is in the s tier of champions
Marksman
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Illaoi as Aphelios

based on 964 Aphelios vs Illaoi matchups
Win Rate
45.4 %
K/D/A
2.2
Pick Rate
2.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated League games that we review every week. Our guide on how to beat Illaoi as Aphelios came out of an examination of 964 ranked matches where both champs faced each other. This particular matchup is somewhat rare. Aphelios encounters Illaoi in only 2.7% of his rounds.

Aphelios vs Illaoi Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Aphelios has done a awful job of countering Illaoi. Normally, he wins a lowly 45.4% of games the champions face off with each other in. In Aphelios vs Illaoi matches, Aphelios’s side is 0.1% more expected to earn first blood. This implies that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Illaoi.

Best Aphelios vs Illaoi Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLong Sword

Core Aphelios Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceLord Dominik's RegardsThe Collector

Optional Items

Infinity EdgeRunaan's HurricaneBloodthirster

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
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Q
2
Q
3
Q
4
E
5
Q
6
E
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Q
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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 Illaoi as Aphelios

Tips for Playing as Aphelios against Illaoi

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

Advice to Win Against Illaoi

Killing Tentacles whenever possible will make it much easier to win a fight against Illaoi.

When your spirit gets pulled out, fight back if you can. Dealing damage to Illaoi reduces the spirit's duration.

Avoid grouping up for Leap of Faith to reduce the number of Tentacles available to Illaoi.

Aphelios vs Illaoi Counter Stats

Aphelios Image
Win Rate
45.4 %
VS
Win Rate
54.6 %
Illaoi Image
6.8
< Kills >
5.2
6.1
< Deaths >
6.3
6.6
< Assists >
4.2
1.57
< Killing Sprees >
1.18
168
< Minions Killed >
191
0.21
< Dragons Killed >
0.08
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.69
19,480
< Physical Damage >
24,148
1,230
< Magic Damage >
593
1,177
< True Damage >
441
21,887
< Damage Dealt >
25,183
19,682
< Damage Taken >
32,674
11,901
< Gold Earned >
12,045
2.19
< Towers >
3.02
0.07
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
4,161
< Total Healing >
8,253
12,761
< Experience >
15,099
17
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
147
< Time Dealing CC >
71

How to Counter Illaoi with Aphelios in LoL

The stats shown on this page highlight several valuable Aphelios against Illaoi matchup stats that can help you interpret the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Illaoi’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Aphelios may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Illaoi..

Aphelios typically has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his opponent does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Illaoi. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Aphelios and Illaoi

Damage Types Compared

Aphelios
Illaoi
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aphelios
Illaoi

Who is Better, Aphelios or Illaoi?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Aphelios usually loses when playing against Illaoi, with a 45.4% win rate. Therefore, Aphelios makes a bad counter to Illaoi.

While Aphelios does have a much lower win rate than Illaoi, when on opposite teams, Aphelios also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more complex character to learn. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Aphelios into Illaoias 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 utility and CC, a similar amount to Illaoi. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

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

Aphelios is a bad counter to Illaoi. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Aphelios against Illaoi.

Additional Information for Aphelios Players

How We Calculated Our Aphelios vs Illaoi Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Illaoi as Aphelios, we analyzed 964 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 Illaoi 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 in order to counter Illaoi during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aphelios typically racks up a similar amount of CS compared to Illaoi. Champs who typically don't earn much CS often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They 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, typically have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Aphelios versus Illaoi build include Galeforce, Lord Dominik's Regards, and The Collector. When Aphelios included at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better vs Illaoi than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Aphelios had an average win rate of 45.4% battling Illaoi with this counter build.

To have the best chance of vanquishing Illaoi as Aphelios, Aphelios players should use the Fleet Footwork, Overheal, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Taste of Blood, and Ingenious Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune sets players used for Aphelios vs Illaoi clashes, this mixture of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 45.4% winrate overall.

If you want to see Aphelios x Illaoi tips and builds for a an individual rank, please select one from the selection menu provided above. At first, the statistics and strategies displayed are computed using all rounds run with both champions.