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

Aphelios vs Vex

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

based on 1,016 Aphelios vs Vex matchups
Win Rate
47 %
K/D/A
1.95
Pick Rate
2.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked League matches that we review each week. This guide on how to beat Vex as Aphelios came out of an evaluation of 1016 ranked games where both champions faced off against each other. This particular champion pairing is somewhat rare. Aphelios has to counter Vex in only 2.9% of his rounds.

Aphelios vs Vex Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Aphelios does a dismal job of countering Vex. On average, he wins a lowly 47.0% of matches the champs face off with each other in. In Aphelios against Vex rounds, Aphelios’s team is 0.0% more likely to gain first blood. This indicates that he most likely will get first blood versus Vex.

Best Aphelios vs Vex Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsDagger

Core Aphelios Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeBloodthirster

Optional Items

The CollectorLord Dominik's Regards

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
1
Q
2
Q
3
Q
4
E
5
Q
6
E
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Q
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E
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Q
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E
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E
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E
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W
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W
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W
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W

Guide to Countering Vex as Aphelios

Tips for Playing as Aphelios against Vex

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

Aphelios vs Vex Counter Stats

Aphelios Image
Win Rate
47 %
VS
Win Rate
53 %
Vex Image
6.3
< Kills >
6.9
6.5
< Deaths >
5.6
6.4
< Assists >
7.8
1.45
< Killing Sprees >
1.57
167
< Minions Killed >
150
0.18
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.46
17,517
< Physical Damage >
1,480
1,229
< Magic Damage >
20,247
813
< True Damage >
1,189
19,560
< Damage Dealt >
22,916
19,518
< Damage Taken >
18,799
11,690
< Gold Earned >
11,160
2.33
< Towers >
1.97
0.07
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
3,954
< Total Healing >
1,796
12,356
< Experience >
13,587
18
< Vision Score >
20
8
< Wards Placed >
9
141
< Time Dealing CC >
536

How to Counter Vex with Aphelios in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight several critical Aphelios versus Vex counter stats that may help us distinguish the differences and similarities between the two. Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Vex’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Aphelios may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Vex..

Aphelios typically has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. Typically, he receives a similar amount of damage to Vex. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the champ with higher health has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Aphelios and Vex

Damage Types Compared

Aphelios
Vex
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aphelios
Vex

Who is Better, Aphelios or Vex?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Aphelios usually loses when taking on Vex, with a 47.0% win rate. Thus, Aphelios makes a bad counter to Vex.

While Aphelios does have a lower winrate compared to Vex, when they face off with one another, Aphelios also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more complex champion to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Aphelios into Vexas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Aphelios has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Vex. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Aphelios vs Vex matchups, Vex 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 teamfights.

Aphelios is a garbage counter for Vex. Make sure you focus your strategy on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Aphelios against Vex.

Additional Information for Aphelios Players

How We Calculated Our Aphelios vs Vex Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Vex as Aphelios, we analyzed 1,016 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 Vex 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 Vex during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aphelios usually accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Vex. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Aphelios versus Vex build consist of Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and Bloodthirster. When Aphelios included at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better vs Vex than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Aphelios boasted an average winrate of 47.0% when countering Vex with this build.

To have the greatest chance of crushing Vex 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 runes players picked for Aphelios vs Vex face-offs, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 47.0% winrate overall.

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