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

Aphelios vs Janna

How to Beat Janna as Aphelios in LoL Janna is in the s tier of champions
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Support Mage

How to Beat Janna as Aphelios

based on 730 Aphelios vs Janna matchups
Win Rate
44.4 %
K/D/A
1.75
Pick Rate
2.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of ranked LoL rounds that we evaluate every week. This guide on how to beat Janna as Aphelios resulted from an evaluation of 730 ranked matches where both champions fought one another. This particular pairing is relatively rare. Aphelios encounters Janna in only 2.3% of his matches.

Aphelios vs Janna Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Aphelios has done a terrible job of beating Janna. Typically, he wins a lowly 44.4% of matches the champs oppose one another in. In Aphelios versus Janna rounds, Aphelios’s team is 0.0% more expected to gain first blood, implying that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Janna.

Best Aphelios vs Janna Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

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 Janna as Aphelios

Tips for Playing as Aphelios against Janna

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

Advice to Win Against Janna

Save an interrupt ability for when Janna uses her ultimate.

Listen for the charge up sound on Howling Gale in case Janna is trying to hit you with it from off screen or from brush.

Janna's at her strongest when buffing another ally. If you can harass her ally, it will weaken her ability to fight you.

Aphelios vs Janna Counter Stats

Aphelios Image
Win Rate
44.4 %
VS
Win Rate
55.6 %
Janna Image
5.6
< Kills >
1.2
6.3
< Deaths >
4.5
5.4
< Assists >
14.9
1.26
< Killing Sprees >
0.19
163
< Minions Killed >
17
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
0.03
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.62
15,007
< Physical Damage >
757
1,177
< Magic Damage >
3,419
615
< True Damage >
381
16,800
< Damage Dealt >
4,559
15,954
< Damage Taken >
12,843
11,005
< Gold Earned >
7,557
2.23
< Towers >
2.36
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
2,981
< Total Healing >
7,587
11,395
< Experience >
9,937
17
< Vision Score >
50
8
< Wards Placed >
24
134
< Time Dealing CC >
252

How to Counter Janna with Aphelios in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here underscore some vital Aphelios against Janna matchup stats that may help us interpret the differences and similarities between the pair. Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Janna’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Aphelios may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Janna. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Aphelios usually has a much larger longest kill spree than his enemy does. Typically, he receives more damage than Janna. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the champ with increased HP has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Aphelios and Janna

Damage Types Compared

Aphelios
Janna
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aphelios
Janna

Who is Better, Aphelios or Janna?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Aphelios usually loses when playing against Janna, with a 44.4% win rate. Thus, Aphelios makes a poor counter to Janna.

While Aphelios does have a much lower winrate than Janna, when on opposite teams, Aphelios also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more complex champion to learn and master. You should be very concerned when picking Aphelios into Jannaas 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 almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Janna. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing 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 Janna matchups, Janna 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 Janna. Focus your gameplay on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Aphelios against Janna.

Additional Information for Aphelios Players

How We Calculated Our Aphelios vs Janna Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Janna as Aphelios, we analyzed 730 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To learn all of the intricacies of Aphelios in order to counter Janna during both the laning 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 tips presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aphelios often racks up much more CS compared to Janna. Champions who on average don't take much CS usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported here to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Aphelios versus Janna build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Aphelios used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better versus Janna than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Aphelios boasted an average win rate of 44.4% battling Janna with this build.

To have the best probability of annihilating Janna 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 combinations players chose for Aphelios vs Janna battles, this mix of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 44.4% win rate overall.

If you need to see Aphelios x Janna tips and matchup stats and build suggestions for a an individual player tier, feel free to choose one from the selection menu above. At first, the stats and strategies shown are calculated using all matches with data with both champions.