Each of Aphelios' weapons have different strengths, so try to find the right situation for your current weapons.
Taste Their Fear deals bonus damage to targets that are isolated. Gain an advantage by fighting near allied minions, champions, or turrets.
Leap and Void Assault have long cooldowns. Kha'Zix is very vulnerable when these are not available.
The stat comparisons shown here underscore some important Aphelios versus Kha'Zix counter stats that may help us interpret the differences between this pair of champions. Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Kha'Zix’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Aphelios may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Kha'Zix..
Aphelios typically has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his counter does. On average, he receives less damage than Kha'Zix. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Aphelios usually fairs equally well when taking on Kha'Zix, with a 49.8% win rate. Thus, Aphelios makes an ok counter to Kha'Zix.
While Aphelios does have a lower winrate compared to Kha'Zix, when they face off with one another, Aphelios also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex character to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Aphelios into Kha'Zixas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.
Moreover, Aphelios has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Kha'Zix. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Aphelios vs Kha'Zix matchups, Kha'Zix is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.
Aphelios is a somewhat poor counter for Kha'Zix. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Aphelios against Kha'Zix.
If you would like to truly master Aphelios to counter Kha'Zix during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Aphelios usually racks up much more CS as Kha'Zix. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.
The ideal items to have in your Aphelios versus Kha'Zix build consist of Galeforce, Guardian Angel, and Kraken Slayer. When Aphelios combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better vs Kha'Zix than with most other common item sets. In fact, Aphelios had an average winrate of 49.8% battling Kha'Zix with this build.
To have the best chance of crushing Kha'Zix as Aphelios, Aphelios players should use the Fleet Footwork, Overheal, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune sets players used for Aphelios vs Kha'Zix counters, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 49.8% win rate overall.
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