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

Aphelios vs Nilah

How to Beat Nilah as Aphelios in LoL Nilah is in the a tier of champions
Marksman
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How to Beat Nilah as Aphelios

based on 1,878 Aphelios vs Nilah matchups
Win Rate
47.1 %
K/D/A
2.02
Pick Rate
5.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked LoL matches each and every week. In our dataset, Aphelios did battle with Nilah 1878 times. Including so many matchups for Aphelios vs Nilah gives us a lot of faith in our capacity to prepare informative data and a solid build to annihilate Nilah. This particular champ matchup is fairly uncommon. Aphelios is forced to battle against Nilah in only 5.3% of his matches.

Aphelios vs Nilah Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Aphelios has done a dismal job of beating Nilah. Normally, he wins a lowly 47.1% of games the champs clash against each other in. In Aphelios versus Nilah matches, Aphelios’s team is 0.0% more expected to get first blood. This implies that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Nilah.

Best Aphelios vs Nilah Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Aphelios Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerInfinity EdgeLord Dominik's Regards

Optional Items

Runaan's HurricaneThe CollectorBloodthirster

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Aphelios to level up q
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Second ability for Aphelios to level up e
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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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Guide to Countering Nilah as Aphelios

Tips for Playing as Aphelios against Nilah

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

Aphelios vs Nilah Counter Stats

Aphelios Image
Win Rate
47.1 %
VS
Win Rate
52.9 %
Nilah Image
6.3
< Kills >
6.8
6.4
< Deaths >
6.4
6.6
< Assists >
7.5
1.44
< Killing Sprees >
1.55
163
< Minions Killed >
161
0.21
< Dragons Killed >
0.2
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.6
18,354
< Physical Damage >
16,956
1,173
< Magic Damage >
262
950
< True Damage >
610
20,477
< Damage Dealt >
17,828
18,738
< Damage Taken >
24,271
11,503
< Gold Earned >
11,941
2.36
< Towers >
2.6
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
3,679
< Total Healing >
5,125
12,261
< Experience >
13,172
17
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
144
< Time Dealing CC >
88

How to Counter Nilah with Aphelios in LoL

The stats shown here show several vital Aphelios vs. Nilah matchup statistics that can help you grasp the differences and similarities between the pair. Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Nilah’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Aphelios may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Nilah..

Aphelios normally has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy does. Typically, he receives less damage than Nilah. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Aphelios and Nilah

Damage Types Compared

Aphelios
Nilah
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aphelios
Nilah

Who is Better, Aphelios or Nilah?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Aphelios usually loses when playing against Nilah, with a 47.1% win rate. As a result, Aphelios makes a bad counter to Nilah.

While Aphelios does have a lower winrate compared to Nilah, when facing one another, Aphelios also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more challenging character to develop with. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Aphelios into Nilahas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Aphelios also has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Nilah. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, 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 Nilah matchups, Nilah is the better champion with a lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Aphelios is a bad counter to Nilah. Focus your strategy on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Aphelios against Nilah.

Additional Information for Aphelios Players

How We Calculated Our Aphelios vs Nilah Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nilah as Aphelios, we analyzed 1,878 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 Nilah 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 learn all of the intricacies of Aphelios in order to counter Nilah during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats shown here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aphelios usually gets a similar amount of CS relative to Nilah. Champs who on average don't earn much CS usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers shown here to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Aphelios versus Nilah build include Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and Lord Dominik's Regards. When Aphelios used at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better against Nilah than with many other typical builds. In fact, Aphelios boasted an average winrate of 47.1% when countering Nilah with this build.

To have the highest probability of defeating Nilah as Aphelios, you should take 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 combinations that we analyzed for Aphelios vs Nilah LoL games, this mix of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 47.1% winrate overall.

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