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

Aphelios vs Lee Sin

How to Beat Lee Sin as Aphelios in LoL Lee Sin is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Lee Sin as Aphelios

based on 953 Aphelios vs Lee Sin matchups
Win Rate
51.6 %
K/D/A
2.07
Pick Rate
2.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of rated League of Legends matches that we analyze each week. This guide on how to beat Lee Sin as Aphelios came out of an evaluation of 953 ranked games where both champs faced off against one another. This particular champ matchup is somewhat rare. Aphelios is forced to battle against Lee Sin in only 2.7% of his games.

Aphelios vs Lee Sin Matchup Summary

Aphelios has done a decent job of countering Lee Sin. Normally, he wins a acceptable 51.6% of the time the champs clash against one another in. In Aphelios against Lee Sin matches, Aphelios’s side is 0.1% less expected to earn first blood, indicating that he probably won't get first blood versus Lee Sin.

Best Aphelios vs Lee Sin Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Aphelios Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeLord Dominik's Regards

Optional Items

The Collector

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
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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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W
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W
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W

Guide to Countering Lee Sin as Aphelios

Tips for Playing as Aphelios against Lee Sin

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

Advice to Win Against Lee Sin

Stay spread out to minimize the impact of Lee Sin's ultimate, Dragon's Rage.

Lee Sin relies heavily on following up with his abilities. Use disables to prevent him from chaining together his abilities and attacks.

Lee Sin has powerful tools to combat physical damage in Iron Will and Cripple but he is still vulnerable to magic damage.

Aphelios vs Lee Sin Counter Stats

Aphelios Image
Win Rate
51.6 %
VS
Win Rate
48.4 %
Lee Sin Image
6.3
< Kills >
6.8
6.1
< Deaths >
6
6.3
< Assists >
8.5
1.46
< Killing Sprees >
1.58
166
< Minions Killed >
37
0.2
< Dragons Killed >
1.39
0.56
< Inhibitors >
0.41
17,439
< Physical Damage >
12,075
1,246
< Magic Damage >
2,387
995
< True Damage >
809
19,681
< Damage Dealt >
15,272
18,131
< Damage Taken >
29,349
11,523
< Gold Earned >
11,073
2.44
< Towers >
1.54
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.3
3,607
< Total Healing >
8,542
12,095
< Experience >
12,418
19
< Vision Score >
22
8
< Wards Placed >
11
140
< Time Dealing CC >
387

How to Counter Lee Sin with Aphelios in LoL

The stats shown on this page clarify several vital Aphelios versus Lee Sin matchup statistics that can help you figure out the differences between this pair of champs. As an example, Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Lee Sin’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Aphelios may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Lee Sin..

Aphelios normally has a similar longest killing spree as his opponent does. Typically, he receives less damage than Lee Sin. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Aphelios and Lee Sin

Damage Types Compared

Aphelios
Lee Sin
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aphelios
Lee Sin

Who is Better, Aphelios or Lee Sin?

Both League champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Aphelios usually wins when trying to fight Lee Sin, with a 51.6% win rate. Therefore, Aphelios makes a good counter for Lee Sin.

While Aphelios does have a higher win rate than Lee Sin, when facing one another, Aphelios also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex champion to develop with. You should be careful when picking Aphelios into Lee Sinas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Aphelios has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Lee Sin. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Aphelios vs Lee Sin matchups, Aphelios is the better champion with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Aphelios is a decent counter to Lee Sin. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Aphelios against Lee Sin.

Additional Information for Aphelios Players

How We Calculated Our Aphelios vs Lee Sin Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lee Sin as Aphelios, we analyzed 953 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 Lee Sin 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

If you would like to truly master Aphelios to counter Lee Sin during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aphelios on average gets much more CS relative to Lee Sin. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions 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, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The best items to use in your Aphelios versus Lee Sin build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and Lord Dominik's Regards. When Aphelios bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better vs Lee Sin than with many other common item sets. In fact, Aphelios boasted an average winrate of 51.6% battling Lee Sin with this build.

To have the greatest probability of vanquishing Lee Sin as Aphelios, Aphelios players should equip the Fleet Footwork, Overheal, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Taste of Blood, and Ingenious Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Aphelios vs Lee Sin counterpicks, this combination of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 51.6% win rate overall.

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