Aphelios vs Sona Counter Build

How to Win Aphelios vs Sona Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Sona as Aphelios in LoL

How to Beat Sona as Aphelios

6,264 Aphelios vs Sona Matchups Analyzed

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of rated LoL games that we review each week. Our guide on how to beat Sona as Aphelios came out of an examination of 6264 ranked games where both champions opposed each other. This particular counter matchup is fairly rare. Aphelios is forced to battle against Sona in only 3.2% of his games.

Unfortunately, Aphelios does a terrible job of countering Sona. Normally, he wins a lowly 45.8% of matches the champs fight each other in. In Aphelios against Sona rounds, Aphelios’s team is 0.1% more expected to gain first blood. This indicates that he most likely will get first blood versus Sona.

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Best Aphelios Items to Counter Sona

The best items to prioritize in your Aphelios versus Sona build include Immortal Shieldbow, Lord Dominik's Regards, and Runaan's Hurricane. When Aphelios combined at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better vs. Sona than with many other common builds. In fact, Aphelios had an average winrate of 65.5% battling Sona with this counter build.

Best Aphelios Runes to Counter Sona

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Overheal Rune Overheal
Legend: Bloodline Rune Legend: Bloodline
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

To have the best chance of crushing Sona as Aphelios, you should equip the Conqueror, Overheal, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Taste of Blood, and Ravenous Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the runes players chose for Aphelios vs Sona battles, this combination of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 48.5% win rate overall.

We have also included the best Sona runes to duel Aphelios in order to help you understand how she will likely be played versus you.


6.2 | Aphelios Sona | 2.4


5.8 | Aphelios Sona | 5.3


6.2 | Aphelios Sona | 14.4

Aphelios vs Sona Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown on this page underscore several strategic Aphelios against Sona matchup stats that may help us distinguish the differences between these two champions. For instance, Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.1 is less than Sona’s KDA ratio of 3.2, demonstrating that Aphelios may be less central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Sona. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Aphelios usually has a much larger longest kill spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, he takes more damage than Sona. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

In Aphelios vs Sona matchups, Aphelios commonly totals many more minion kills than Sona. Champions who on average do not get a lot of minion kills usually don't need much CS to be useful. They are capable of scaling properly off their abilities alone. However, champions with large amounts of CS, such as ADCs, usually must have a lot of gold to be effective. In either case, try to outperform the averages shown here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.43 | Aphelios Sona | 0.48

Largest Multi-Kill

1.57 | Aphelios Sona | 0.93

Damage Dealt

18,458 | Aphelios Sona | 9,255

Damage Taken

17,693 | Aphelios Sona | 14,568

Healing Done

4,314 | Aphelios Sona | 11,898

Vision Score

17 | Aphelios Sona | 46

Gold Earned

11,155 | Aphelios Sona | 7,956

Minions Killed

162 | Aphelios Sona | 18

Dragons Killed

0.2 | Aphelios Sona | 0.06

Barons Killed

0.06 | Aphelios Sona | 0.02


2.44 | Aphelios Sona | 2.54


0.49 | Aphelios Sona | 0.63

CC Duration (sec)

146 | Aphelios Sona | 27

Experience Earned

11,487 | Aphelios Sona | 10,067

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 6,264 Aphelios vs Sona 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 Sona 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.