How to Win Aphelios vs Kai'Sa Counter Matchup Aphelios is in the b tier of champions

Aphelios vs Kai'Sa

How to Beat Kai'Sa as Aphelios in LoL Kai'Sa is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Kai'Sa as Aphelios

based on 2,423 Aphelios vs Kai'Sa matchups
Win Rate
50.4 %
K/D/A
2.13
Pick Rate
6.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked LoL matches each and every week. Within our database, Aphelios battled Kai'Sa 2423 times. Including so many games with Aphelios versus Kai'Sa provides us a lot of faith in our capacity to prepare useful stats and a recommended build to wreck your foe. This particular matchup is fairly uncommon. Aphelios encounters Kai'Sa in only 6.8% of his matches.

Aphelios vs Kai'Sa Matchup Summary

Aphelios has done a average job of countering Kai'Sa. On average, he wins a acceptable 50.4% of the time the champs face off with one another in. In Aphelios vs Kai'Sa matches, Aphelios’s team is 0.1% less probable to obtain first blood, indicating that he most likely won't get first blood versus Kai'Sa.

Best Aphelios vs Kai'Sa Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Aphelios Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeBloodthirster

Optional Items

Guardian AngelThe CollectorRunaan's HurricaneLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash 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 Press the Attack 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
2
Q
3
Q
4
E
5
Q
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E
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Q
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E
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Q
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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 Kai'Sa as Aphelios

Tips for Playing as Aphelios against Kai'Sa

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

Advice to Win Against Kai'Sa

Kai'Sa is very vulnerable to getting outranged by mages and long range carries.

Make sure to place wards in your blind spots so you can see Kai'Sa coming.

Kai'Sa is very good at picking off isolated enemies. Stick together against her.

Aphelios vs Kai'Sa Counter Stats

Aphelios Image
Win Rate
50.4 %
VS
Win Rate
49.6 %
Kai'Sa Image
6.8
< Kills >
8.1
6.2
< Deaths >
5.7
6.4
< Assists >
6.3
1.58
< Killing Sprees >
1.8
169
< Minions Killed >
173
0.21
< Dragons Killed >
0.29
0.56
< Inhibitors >
0.53
18,818
< Physical Damage >
13,020
1,258
< Magic Damage >
5,268
980
< True Damage >
1,846
21,057
< Damage Dealt >
20,135
18,719
< Damage Taken >
19,305
11,979
< Gold Earned >
12,766
2.59
< Towers >
2.3
0.07
< Baron Takedowns >
0.08
3,683
< Total Healing >
2,946
12,516
< Experience >
12,639
18
< Vision Score >
18
9
< Wards Placed >
8
145
< Time Dealing CC >
30

How to Counter Kai'Sa with Aphelios in LoL

The stats shown here feature several significant Aphelios vs. Kai'Sa matchup stats that may help us realize the differences between the pair. For instance, Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Kai'Sa’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Aphelios may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Kai'Sa..

Aphelios often has a similar longest kill spree as his foe does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Kai'Sa. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the champion with more health has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Aphelios and Kai'Sa

Damage Types Compared

Aphelios
Kai'Sa
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aphelios
Kai'Sa

Who is Better, Aphelios or Kai'Sa?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Aphelios usually fairs equally well when taking on Kai'Sa, with a 50.4% win rate. As a result, Aphelios makes an ok counter to Kai'Sa.

While Aphelios does have a higher winrate compared to Kai'Sa, when they face off with one another, Aphelios also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more complex character to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Aphelios into Kai'Saas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

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

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Aphelios vs Kai'Sa matchups, Aphelios is the better champion with a similar 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 decent counter for Kai'Sa. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Aphelios against Kai'Sa.

Additional Information for Aphelios Players

How We Calculated Our Aphelios vs Kai'Sa Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kai'Sa as Aphelios, we analyzed 2,423 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 Kai'Sa 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 Kai'Sa during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats shown above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aphelios on average gets a similar amount of CS as Kai'Sa. Champs who typically don't take much CS often don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values shown on this page to do well.

The best items to have in your Aphelios versus Kai'Sa build consist of Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and Bloodthirster. When Aphelios combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better vs. Kai'Sa than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Aphelios had an average winrate of 50.4% when playing against Kai'Sa with this counter build.

To have the best likelihood of crushing Kai'Sa as Aphelios, you should use the Press the Attack, Overheal, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Aphelios vs Kai'Sa clashes, this order of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 50.4% winrate overall.

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