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

Aphelios vs Veigar

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

based on 1,482 Aphelios vs Veigar matchups
Win Rate
43.6 %
K/D/A
1.94
Pick Rate
4.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter statistics from the millions of ranked LoL rounds that we analyze each week. This guide on how to beat Veigar as Aphelios resulted from an evaluation of 1482 ranked rounds where both champions engaged one another. This particular champion matchup is somewhat uncommon. Aphelios has to counter Veigar in only 4.2% of his games.

Aphelios vs Veigar Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Aphelios does a pathetic job of beating Veigar. Normally, he wins a lowly 43.6% of matches the champions oppose each other in. In Aphelios vs Veigar games, Aphelios’s team is 0.0% more expected to earn first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood versus Veigar.

Best Aphelios vs Veigar 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

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash 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
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
2
Q
3
Q
4
E
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Q
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E
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Q
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W
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W

Guide to Countering Veigar as Aphelios

Tips for Playing as Aphelios against Veigar

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

Advice to Win Against Veigar

Dark Matter deals very high damage, but it can be avoided. Pay attention to the sound and visual indicator to be aware of when and where the spell will land.

Veigar's ultimate deals increased damage based on your missing health.

Event Horizon only stuns units on the edge. If you're inside the spell, you can still move and attack.

Aphelios vs Veigar Counter Stats

Aphelios Image
Win Rate
43.6 %
VS
Win Rate
56.4 %
Veigar Image
6.3
< Kills >
6.6
6.4
< Deaths >
5.5
6.1
< Assists >
6.8
1.45
< Killing Sprees >
1.52
164
< Minions Killed >
156
0.19
< Dragons Killed >
0.14
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.54
17,532
< Physical Damage >
778
1,201
< Magic Damage >
18,923
911
< True Damage >
472
19,644
< Damage Dealt >
20,174
19,337
< Damage Taken >
18,943
11,637
< Gold Earned >
11,353
2.32
< Towers >
2.15
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
3,713
< Total Healing >
1,847
12,389
< Experience >
13,732
18
< Vision Score >
20
9
< Wards Placed >
10
144
< Time Dealing CC >
97

How to Counter Veigar with Aphelios in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here highlight several strategic Aphelios against Veigar counter stats that can help you explain the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Veigar’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Aphelios may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Veigar..

Aphelios usually has a similar longest kill spree as his foe does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Veigar. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the champ with increased HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Aphelios and Veigar

Damage Types Compared

Aphelios
Veigar
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aphelios
Veigar

Who is Better, Aphelios or Veigar?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Aphelios usually loses when playing against Veigar, with a 43.6% win rate. As a result, Aphelios makes a bad counter for Veigar.

While Aphelios does have a much lower winrate compared to Veigar, when they face off with one another, Aphelios also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult champion to learn and master. You may get destroyed when picking Aphelios into Veigaras his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Aphelios has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Veigar. 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 Veigar matchups, Veigar is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Aphelios is a garbage counter for Veigar. You will do well by focussing your strategy on increasing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Aphelios against Veigar.

Additional Information for Aphelios Players

How We Calculated Our Aphelios vs Veigar Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Veigar as Aphelios, we analyzed 1,482 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 Veigar 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 in order to counter Veigar during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aphelios on average accumulates a similar amount of CS as Veigar. Champs who typically don't take much CS often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Aphelios versus Veigar build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Aphelios included at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better against Veigar than with most other common builds. In fact, Aphelios boasted an average winrate of 43.6% when countering Veigar with this counter build.

To have the greatest likelihood of annihilating Veigar 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. Out of all the rune combinations players picked for Aphelios vs Veigar battles, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 43.6% win rate overall.

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