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

Aphelios vs Warwick

How to Beat Warwick as Aphelios in LoL Warwick is in the a tier of champions
Marksman
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Warwick as Aphelios

based on 1,475 Aphelios vs Warwick matchups
Win Rate
45.4 %
K/D/A
2
Pick Rate
4.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked League of Legends matches each week. Within our data, Aphelios did battle with Warwick in 1475 games. Including so many games with Aphelios vs Warwick provides us faith in our capacity to produce useful data and a supported build to suppress your opponent. This champ pairing is somewhat uncommon. Aphelios has to counter Warwick in only 4.2% of his games.

Aphelios vs Warwick Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Aphelios has done a awful job of beating Warwick. On average, he wins a lowly 45.4% of the time the champions fight one another in. In Aphelios vs Warwick matches, Aphelios’s team is 0.2% less probable to obtain first blood, implying that he most likely won't get first blood versus Warwick.

Best Aphelios vs Warwick Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordNoonquiver

Core Aphelios Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

Runaan's HurricaneBloodthirsterLord Dominik's Regards

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
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 Warwick as Aphelios

Tips for Playing as Aphelios against Warwick

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

Advice to Win Against Warwick

Warwick is empowered versus low health enemies. Manage your health to keep him at bay.

Warwick's ultimate cast range scales with his Move Speed.

Warwick's attacks heal him at low health. Save your disables to finish him off.

Aphelios vs Warwick Counter Stats

Aphelios Image
Win Rate
45.4 %
VS
Win Rate
54.6 %
Warwick Image
6.6
< Kills >
7.4
6.6
< Deaths >
6.4
6.6
< Assists >
7.4
1.48
< Killing Sprees >
1.7
160
< Minions Killed >
59
0.19
< Dragons Killed >
1.33
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.46
18,884
< Physical Damage >
7,083
1,168
< Magic Damage >
9,168
1,003
< True Damage >
952
21,057
< Damage Dealt >
17,203
19,207
< Damage Taken >
36,353
11,604
< Gold Earned >
11,443
2.22
< Towers >
1.62
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.25
3,732
< Total Healing >
16,449
12,259
< Experience >
13,010
17
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
6
144
< Time Dealing CC >
264

How to Counter Warwick with Aphelios in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page show several important Aphelios versus Warwick matchup statistics that may help us interpret the differences between the two. For instance, Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Warwick’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Aphelios may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Warwick..

Aphelios normally has a similar longest killing spree as his counter does. On average, he receives less damage than Warwick. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet 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 Warwick

Damage Types Compared

Aphelios
Warwick
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aphelios
Warwick

Who is Better, Aphelios or Warwick?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Aphelios usually loses when trying to fight Warwick, with a 45.4% win rate. As a result, Aphelios makes a bad counter for Warwick.

While Aphelios does have a much lower winrate compared to Warwick, when facing one another, Aphelios also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex champ to pick up and master. You should be very concerned when picking Aphelios into Warwickas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

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

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Aphelios vs Warwick matchups, Warwick is the better champ 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 trash counter to Warwick. Make sure you focus your actions on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Aphelios against Warwick.

Additional Information for Aphelios Players

How We Calculated Our Aphelios vs Warwick Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Warwick as Aphelios, we analyzed 1,475 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 Warwick 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 truly master Aphelios to counter Warwick during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aphelios often picks up more CS as Warwick. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The most important items to use in your Aphelios versus Warwick build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Aphelios combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better vs. Warwick than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Aphelios had an average winrate of 45.4% when playing against Warwick with this build.

To have the best probability of vanquishing Warwick as Aphelios, Aphelios players should equip 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 builds players chose for Aphelios vs Warwick face-offs, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 45.4% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Warwick as Aphelios are shown for all skill levels, merged. If you would like to scope the statistics and builds to a specific rank, you should use the selection menu earlier on the page.