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

Aphelios vs Ziggs

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

based on 452 Aphelios vs Ziggs matchups
Win Rate
47.1 %
K/D/A
2.08
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter stats from the millions of rated League games that we review each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Ziggs as Aphelios resulted from an analysis of 452 ranked matches where both champs engaged each other. This matchup is somewhat rare. Aphelios is forced to battle against Ziggs in only 1.3% of his games.

Aphelios vs Ziggs Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Aphelios has done a poor job of beating Ziggs. Normally, he wins a lowly 47.1% of the time the champs oppose each other in. In Aphelios vs Ziggs rounds, Aphelios’s team is 0.0% more likely to get first blood. This implies that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Ziggs.

Best Aphelios vs Ziggs Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLong Sword

Core Aphelios Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeBloodthirster

Optional Items

The Collector

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
8
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 Ziggs as Aphelios

Tips for Playing as Aphelios against Ziggs

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

Advice to Win Against Ziggs

Ziggs' ultimate, Mega Inferno Bomb, deals more damage in the center of the explosion.

Don't step on Ziggs' mines! They'll slow you and make it much easier for him to hit you with his other abiltiies.

Many of Ziggs' abilities have long cooldowns. Try catching him just after he's used his abilities.

Aphelios vs Ziggs Counter Stats

Aphelios Image
Win Rate
47.1 %
VS
Win Rate
52.9 %
Ziggs Image
6.5
< Kills >
4.9
6.1
< Deaths >
5
6.2
< Assists >
8.3
1.47
< Killing Sprees >
1.13
172
< Minions Killed >
162
0.2
< Dragons Killed >
0.13
0.52
< Inhibitors >
0.61
17,658
< Physical Damage >
842
1,187
< Magic Damage >
23,545
978
< True Damage >
592
19,825
< Damage Dealt >
24,980
20,639
< Damage Taken >
16,687
11,948
< Gold Earned >
11,401
2.24
< Towers >
3.16
0.07
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
4,304
< Total Healing >
1,596
12,885
< Experience >
13,604
18
< Vision Score >
21
9
< Wards Placed >
11
147
< Time Dealing CC >
255

How to Counter Ziggs with Aphelios in LoL

The stats shown on this page show several significant Aphelios vs. Ziggs counter statistics that may help us understand the differences between the two. Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Ziggs’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Aphelios may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Ziggs..

Aphelios usually has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his enemy does. Typically, he receives more damage than Ziggs. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Aphelios and Ziggs

Damage Types Compared

Aphelios
Ziggs
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aphelios
Ziggs

Who is Better, Aphelios or Ziggs?

Both League champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Aphelios usually loses when trying to fight Ziggs, with a 47.1% win rate. As a result, Aphelios makes a bad counter to Ziggs.

While Aphelios does have a lower winrate compared to Ziggs, when facing one another, Aphelios also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming champion to learn. You may get destroyed when picking Aphelios into Ziggsas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Aphelios has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Ziggs. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Aphelios vs Ziggs matchups, Ziggs is the better champ with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Aphelios is a trash counter for Ziggs. Focus your gameplay on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Aphelios against Ziggs.

Additional Information for Aphelios Players

How We Calculated Our Aphelios vs Ziggs Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ziggs as Aphelios, we analyzed 452 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 Ziggs 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 in order to counter Ziggs during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aphelios usually gets a similar amount of CS compared to Ziggs. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to use in your Aphelios versus Ziggs build consist of Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and Bloodthirster. When Aphelios combined at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better when fighting Ziggs than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Aphelios boasted an average win rate of 47.1% when countering Ziggs with this counter build.

To have the greatest likelihood of annihilating Ziggs as Aphelios, you should equip 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 rune combinations players chose for Aphelios vs Ziggs clashes, this sequence of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 47.1% win rate overall.

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