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

Aphelios vs Jax

How to Beat Jax as Aphelios in LoL Jax is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Jax as Aphelios

based on 1,233 Aphelios vs Jax matchups
Win Rate
46.4 %
K/D/A
1.97
Pick Rate
3.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends games each and every week. Within our dataset, Aphelios battled Jax 1233 times. With so many games with Aphelios vs Jax gives us confidence in our ability to produce enlightening data and a pro build to suppress your rival. This particular champ matchup is relatively rare. Aphelios fights Jax in only 3.5% of his games.

Aphelios vs Jax Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Aphelios does a awful job of countering Jax. On average, he wins a lowly 46.4% of the time the champs oppose each other in. In Aphelios against Jax games, Aphelios’s side is 0.0% more expected to earn first blood, implying that he most likely will get first blood versus Jax.

Best Aphelios vs Jax 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

BloodthirsterLord 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
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
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
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Guide to Countering Jax as Aphelios

Tips for Playing as Aphelios against Jax

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

Advice to Win Against Jax

Try to engage him in short bursts instead of going toe-to-toe with him. Preventing him from attacking consecutively drastically lowers his damage output.

Jax can dodge all incoming attacks for a very short amount of time and stuns enemies in melee range when it ends. Wait to strike him until after his dodge is finished.

Aphelios vs Jax Counter Stats

Aphelios Image
Win Rate
46.4 %
VS
Win Rate
53.6 %
Jax Image
6.2
< Kills >
6.4
6.3
< Deaths >
5.9
6.2
< Assists >
4.6
1.41
< Killing Sprees >
1.46
165
< Minions Killed >
139
0.2
< Dragons Killed >
0.35
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.51
16,992
< Physical Damage >
13,941
1,223
< Magic Damage >
4,754
842
< True Damage >
893
19,058
< Damage Dealt >
19,589
18,801
< Damage Taken >
26,688
11,505
< Gold Earned >
11,811
2.32
< Towers >
2.4
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.08
3,607
< Total Healing >
5,316
12,127
< Experience >
14,189
18
< Vision Score >
17
9
< Wards Placed >
8
141
< Time Dealing CC >
252

How to Counter Jax with Aphelios in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here underscore several critical Aphelios against Jax counter statistics that can help you explain the distinctions between the two. As an example, Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Jax’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Aphelios may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Jax..

Aphelios typically has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy does. Typically, he receives less damage than Jax. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Aphelios and Jax

Damage Types Compared

Aphelios
Jax
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aphelios
Jax

Who is Better, Aphelios or Jax?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Aphelios usually loses when playing against Jax, with a 46.4% win rate. As a result, Aphelios makes a poor counter to Jax.

While Aphelios does have a lower win rate compared to Jax, when they face off with one another, Aphelios also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging character to pick up and master. You should be very concerned when picking Aphelios into Jaxas 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 almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Jax. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Aphelios is a terribly counter for Jax. Focus your actions on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Aphelios against Jax.

Additional Information for Aphelios Players

How We Calculated Our Aphelios vs Jax Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Jax as Aphelios, we analyzed 1,233 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 Jax 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 to counter Jax during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips shown here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aphelios usually picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Jax. Champions who on average don't get much CS typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. 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 have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers reported here to do well.

The most important items to have in your Aphelios versus Jax build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Aphelios bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better vs Jax than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Aphelios had an average win rate of 46.4% battling Jax with this counter build.

To have the greatest likelihood of defeating Jax as Aphelios, Aphelios players should take the Fleet Footwork, Overheal, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the runes players picked for Aphelios vs Jax face-offs, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 46.4% winrate overall.

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