Aphelios vs Janna Counter Build

How to Beat Janna as Aphelios


We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked LoL matches every week. Within our data, Aphelios faced Janna 9,131 times. Using so many games with Aphelios vs Janna gives us a lot of faith in our capacity to produce informative statistics and a supported build to crush your opposition.

This particular champ matchup is relatively rare. Aphelios fights Janna in only 2.1% of his games. Unfortunitally, Aphelios does a dismal job of countering Janna. On average, Aphelios wins a lowly 47.0% of the time the champions clash against each other in. In Aphelios against Janna rounds, Aphelios’s side is 1.0% less likely to get first blood, indicating that he probably won't be able to get first blood versus Janna.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Aphelios Items to Counter Janna

The best items to prioritize in your Aphelios versus Janna build consist of Infinity Edge, Bloodthirster, and Runaan's Hurricane. When Aphelios incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better when facing Janna than with most other common builds.

Infinity Edge Item Bloodthirster Item Runaan's Hurricane Item

Best Aphelios Runes to Counter Janna

To have the best chance of defeating Janna as Aphelios, Aphelios players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Taste of Blood, and Ravenous Hunter runes. Out of all the runes players chose for Aphelios vs Janna matchups, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. We have also shown the best Janna runes to counterpick against Aphelios to help you infer how she will likely be built to try to beat your champ.

Best Aphelios Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Bloodline Rune Legend: Bloodline
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

Best Janna Runes

Arcane Comet Rune Arcane Comet
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Celerity Rune Celerity
Scorch Rune Scorch
Relentless Hunter Rune Relentless Hunter
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood


The subsequent tables highlight several valuable Aphelios vs. Janna counter stats that may help you understand the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.0 is worse than Janna’s ratio of 3.1, showing that Aphelios may be less central to his team's team fighting potential than Janna. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in kills assists.

Battle Stats


Aphelios Stats
5.7 2.1
Janna Stats


Aphelios Stats
6.1 5
Janna Stats


Aphelios Stats
6.4 13.6
Janna Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Aphelios Stats
2.6 0.9
Janna Stats

Damage Dealt

Aphelios Stats
17423 9191
Janna Stats

Damage Taken

Aphelios Stats
17865 13832
Janna Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Aphelios Stats
5 5.2
Janna Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Aphelios Stats
0.8 0.9
Janna Stats

Dragons Killed

Aphelios Stats
1.9 1.9
Janna Stats

Barons Killed

Aphelios Stats
0.4 0.4
Janna Stats

Gold Earned

Aphelios Stats
10760 7794
Janna Stats

Minions Killed

Aphelios Stats
154 20
Janna Stats

Aphelios typically has a much larger longest killing spree than his opponent does. Commonly, Aphelios takes more damage than Janna. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Aphelios usually takes much more CS than Janna. Champs that don't finish with much CS normally do not need much CS to be useful. They are able to scale properly off of their skills and stats alone. However, champs with tons of CS, such as ADCs, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to outperform the averages presented here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 9131 Aphelios vs Janna 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 Janna 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.