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

Aphelios vs Sett

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

based on 1,234 Aphelios vs Sett matchups
Win Rate
45.7 %
K/D/A
2.08
Pick Rate
3.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked LoL rounds every week. In our dataset, Aphelios faced off against Sett in 1234 rounds. With so many matchups for Aphelios versus Sett gives us faith in our ability to prepare actionable statistics and a recommended build to wreck your enemy. This counter pairing is fairly rare. Aphelios is forced to battle against Sett in only 3.5% of his rounds.

Aphelios vs Sett Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Aphelios has done a terrible job of countering Sett. Normally, he wins a lowly 45.7% of matches the champs clash against each other in. In Aphelios vs Sett rounds, Aphelios’s side is 0.1% less probable to obtain first blood, implying that he probably won't be able to get first blood versus Sett.

Best Aphelios vs Sett Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Aphelios Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

BloodthirsterLord Dominik's RegardsRunaan's Hurricane

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal 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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Q
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Q
3
Q
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E
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Q
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Q
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Guide to Countering Sett as Aphelios

Tips for Playing as Aphelios against Sett

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

Aphelios vs Sett Counter Stats

Aphelios Image
Win Rate
45.7 %
VS
Win Rate
54.3 %
Sett Image
6.5
< Kills >
6.1
6.3
< Deaths >
6
6.6
< Assists >
5.8
1.52
< Killing Sprees >
1.41
165
< Minions Killed >
148
0.19
< Dragons Killed >
0.14
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.59
18,545
< Physical Damage >
16,168
1,222
< Magic Damage >
373
952
< True Damage >
4,635
20,720
< Damage Dealt >
21,177
19,354
< Damage Taken >
31,558
11,729
< Gold Earned >
11,577
2.33
< Towers >
2.72
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
3,903
< Total Healing >
3,801
12,443
< Experience >
13,972
18
< Vision Score >
18
9
< Wards Placed >
8
145
< Time Dealing CC >
196

How to Counter Sett with Aphelios in LoL

The stats shown on this page show some influential Aphelios vs. Sett matchup stats that may help us understand the differences and similarities between the pair. Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Sett’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Aphelios may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Sett..

Aphelios typically has a similar longest kill spree as his counter does. On average, he takes less damage than Sett. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Aphelios and Sett

Damage Types Compared

Aphelios
Sett
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aphelios
Sett

Who is Better, Aphelios or Sett?

Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Aphelios usually loses when trying to fight Sett, with a 45.7% win rate. Thus, Aphelios makes a bad counter to Sett.

While Aphelios does have a much lower winrate compared to Sett, when on opposite teams, Aphelios also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult character to pick up and master. You should be very concerned when picking Aphelios into Settas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Aphelios also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Sett. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Aphelios vs Sett matchups, Sett is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Aphelios is a trash counter to Sett. Focus your tactics on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Aphelios against Sett.

Additional Information for Aphelios Players

How We Calculated Our Aphelios vs Sett Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sett as Aphelios, we analyzed 1,234 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 Sett 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 Sett during both the early game 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 pay attention to the build and tips shown above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aphelios most often racks up a similar amount of CS compared to Sett. Champs who typically don't earn much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The top items to have in your Aphelios versus Sett build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Aphelios combined at least these three items in his build, he performed much better against Sett than with most other common item sets. In fact, Aphelios had an average win rate of 45.7% when playing against Sett with this counter build.

To have the best likelihood of coming out on top against Sett 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 runes players chose for Aphelios vs Sett fights, this combination of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 45.7% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Sett as Aphelios are presented for all skill levels combined. If you would like to narrow the stats and builds to an individual division, you can use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.