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

Aphelios vs Rammus

How to Beat Rammus as Aphelios in LoL Rammus is in the b tier of champions
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Tank Fighter

How to Beat Rammus as Aphelios

based on 608 Aphelios vs Rammus matchups
Win Rate
43.8 %
K/D/A
1.89
Pick Rate
1.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked League games each and every week. Within our database, Aphelios battled Rammus 608 times. Having so many matchups for Aphelios vs Rammus gives us a lot of faith in our capability to provide useful data and a supported build to destroy Rammus. This particular champion pairing is relatively rare. Aphelios fights Rammus in only 1.7% of his games.

Aphelios vs Rammus Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Aphelios does a awful job of beating Rammus. Normally, he wins a lowly 43.8% of the time the champions face off with one another in. In Aphelios against Rammus games, Aphelios’s team is 0.0% more probable to get first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood against Rammus.

Best Aphelios vs Rammus Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLong Sword

Core Aphelios Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerInfinity 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
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E
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Q
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E
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Q
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W

Guide to Countering Rammus as Aphelios

Tips for Playing as Aphelios against Rammus

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

Advice to Win Against Rammus

Rammus often stacks high Armor, leaving him especially vulnerable to caster damage while not in Defensive Ball Curl.

Pay particular attention to when his Defensive Ball Curl is off. Rammus has much lower stats than a normal tank when he's out of the stance.

Aphelios vs Rammus Counter Stats

Aphelios Image
Win Rate
43.8 %
VS
Win Rate
56.2 %
Rammus Image
5.9
< Kills >
5.4
6.6
< Deaths >
5.4
6.6
< Assists >
11.7
1.31
< Killing Sprees >
1.25
162
< Minions Killed >
32
0.21
< Dragons Killed >
1.25
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.45
17,480
< Physical Damage >
2,610
1,171
< Magic Damage >
12,879
1,052
< True Damage >
1,141
19,704
< Damage Dealt >
16,631
19,935
< Damage Taken >
29,344
11,477
< Gold Earned >
10,834
2.22
< Towers >
1.4
0.08
< Baron Takedowns >
0.31
3,951
< Total Healing >
7,943
12,091
< Experience >
12,916
18
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
5
149
< Time Dealing CC >
580

How to Counter Rammus with Aphelios in LoL

The stats shown on this page show some strategic Aphelios versus Rammus counter statistics that can help you grasp the differences and similarities between this set of champions. For instance, Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Rammus’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Aphelios may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Rammus..

Aphelios often has a similar longest kill spree as his counter does. On average, he takes less damage than Rammus. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Aphelios and Rammus

Damage Types Compared

Aphelios
Rammus
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aphelios
Rammus

Who is Better, Aphelios or Rammus?

Both League champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Aphelios usually loses when trying to fight Rammus, with a 43.8% win rate. Thus, Aphelios makes a poor counter to Rammus.

While Aphelios does have a much lower winrate compared to Rammus, when facing one another, Aphelios also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more challenging champ to learn. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Aphelios into Rammusas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

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

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

Aphelios is a bad counter for Rammus. Focus your gameplay on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Aphelios against Rammus.

Additional Information for Aphelios Players

How We Calculated Our Aphelios vs Rammus Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Rammus as Aphelios, we analyzed 608 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 Rammus 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 to counter Rammus 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 suggestions presented above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aphelios typically racks up much more CS relative to Rammus. Champs who typically don't get much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The best items to use in your Aphelios versus Rammus build consist of Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and Lord Dominik's Regards. When Aphelios included at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better against Rammus than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Aphelios had an average winrate of 43.8% when countering Rammus with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of annihilating Rammus as Aphelios, you should take the Fleet Footwork, Overheal, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Taste of Blood, and Ingenious Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Aphelios vs Rammus fights, this combination of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 43.8% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Rammus as Aphelios are given for every ranked division. If you would like to narrow the statistics and builds to an individual skill level, you may use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.