Volley arrows are blocked by the first enemy they hit, so keep your distance to avoid having them all absorbed by enemy frontliners.
Hawkshot reveals units in brush. If a team fight is occuring in the jungle it can give you a significant advantage.
Try to fire Enchanted Crystal Arrow in the same direction enemies are moving, so it is more likely to hit.
Vel'Koz is very dangerous if left alone in a fight. Try to focus him down early.
Vel'Koz has fairly low mobility and is vulnerable to ganks.
Life Form Disintegration Ray can be interrupted by stuns, silences and knockups.
The stats shown here emphasize several significant Ashe against Vel'Koz counter statistics that can help us grasp the differences between the two. For instance, Ashe’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Vel'Koz’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Ashe may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Vel'Koz..
Ashe usually has a similar longest killing spree as her matchup does. Commonly, she receives a similar amount of damage to Vel'Koz. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the champion with more health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.
Both League champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Ashe usually loses when trying to fight Vel'Koz, with a 48.3% win rate. Therefore, Ashe makes a bad counter for Vel'Koz.
While Ashe does have a lower winrate than Vel'Koz, when on opposite teams, Ashe also has a much lower difficulty level that makes her a less time consuming champion to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Ashe into Vel'Koz.
Moreover, Ashe also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Vel'Koz. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Ashe vs Vel'Koz matchups, Vel'Koz is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.
Ashe is a somewhat poor counter for Vel'Koz. Focus your gameplay on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Ashe against Vel'Koz.
To learn all of the intricacies of Ashe to counter Vel'Koz during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Ashe often accumulates a similar amount of CS as Vel'Koz. Champions who on average don't take many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. 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, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values reported here to do well.
The most important items to prioritize in your Ashe versus Vel'Koz build include Immortal Shieldbow, Wit's End, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Ashe bought at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better when facing Vel'Koz than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Ashe had an average win rate of 48.3% when playing against Vel'Koz with this build.
To have the greatest probability of beating Vel'Koz as Ashe, Ashe players should use the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Cheap Shot, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Sorcery and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Ashe vs Vel'Koz battles, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 48.3% win rate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Vel'Koz as Ashe are shown for all ranked divisions combined. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to a particular player tier, you can use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.