How to Win Caitlyn vs Aphelios Counter Matchup Caitlyn is in the a tier of champions

Caitlyn vs Aphelios

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

based on 2,225 Caitlyn vs Aphelios matchups
Win Rate
54.1 %
K/D/A
2.47
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked LoL rounds each week. In our data, Caitlyn fought Aphelios in 2225 rounds. With so many games with Caitlyn vs Aphelios provides us a lot of faith in our capacity to provide informative statistics and a pro build to destroy your foe. This champ pairing is relatively rare. Caitlyn is forced to battle against Aphelios in only 1.6% of her rounds.

Caitlyn vs Aphelios Matchup Summary

Caitlyn does a great job of countering Aphelios. Typically, she wins a fantastic 54.1% of matches the champions oppose one another in. In Caitlyn against Aphelios games, Caitlyn’s side is 0.1% more probable to gain first blood. This indicates that she most likely will get first blood against Aphelios.

Best Caitlyn vs Aphelios Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerInfinity EdgeRapid Firecannon

Optional Items

The CollectorStormrazorLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Caitlyn to level up q
>
Second ability for Caitlyn to level up w
>
Last skill for Caitlyn to max out e

Runes

Precision Fleet Footwork Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Caitlyn's passive ability p
Caitlyn q ability q
Caitlyn w ability w
Caitlyn e ability e
Caitlyn's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
8
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Aphelios as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Aphelios

Fire 90 Caliber Net away from the opponent to close the gap or hop over walls.

Avoid using Ace in the Hole in large team melees as it might be blocked by the wrong target.

Make use of her Yordle Snap Traps by placing them pre-emptively to ensure that you'll have one off of cooldown during combat.

Advice to Win Against Aphelios

Each of Aphelios' weapons have different weaknesses, try to exploit the ones that work best for your champion. Watch out for the purple Gravity gun, it can root you.

Caitlyn vs Aphelios Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
54.1 %
VS
Win Rate
45.9 %
Aphelios Image
6.8
< Kills >
6.3
5.5
< Deaths >
6
6.8
< Assists >
6.1
1.57
< Killing Sprees >
1.43
170
< Minions Killed >
166
0.22
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.6
< Inhibitors >
0.49
17,879
< Physical Damage >
17,681
1,326
< Magic Damage >
1,230
950
< True Damage >
901
20,156
< Damage Dealt >
19,812
18,478
< Damage Taken >
19,238
11,975
< Gold Earned >
11,631
2.73
< Towers >
2.33
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
3,198
< Total Healing >
4,028
12,435
< Experience >
12,393
18
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
9
73
< Time Dealing CC >
143

How to Counter Aphelios with Caitlyn in LoL

The stats provided here clarify some vital Caitlyn versus Aphelios counter statistics that can help us figure out the distinctions between the two. Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Aphelios’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Aphelios..

Caitlyn normally has a similar longest kill spree as her foe does. Typically, she receives a similar amount of damage to Aphelios. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the champion with more HP has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Caitlyn and Aphelios

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Aphelios
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Aphelios

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Aphelios?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Caitlyn usually wins when playing against Aphelios, with a 54.1% win rate. As a result, Caitlyn makes a great counter for Aphelios.

While Caitlyn does have a much higher win rate than Aphelios, when on opposite teams, Caitlyn also has a much lower difficulty level that makes her a less complex champion to develop with. You don't need to be too worried when picking Caitlyn into Aphelios.

Furthermore, Caitlyn has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Aphelios. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Aphelios matchups, Caitlyn is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Caitlyn is a great counter to Aphelios. Focus your actions on maximizing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Caitlyn against Aphelios.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Aphelios Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aphelios as Caitlyn, we analyzed 2,225 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 Aphelios as Caitlyn 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 Caitlyn to counter Aphelios during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn most often accumulates a similar amount of CS as Aphelios. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Caitlyn versus Aphelios build consist of Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and Rapid Firecannon. When Caitlyn incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better versus Aphelios than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Caitlyn had an average win rate of 54.1% when playing against Aphelios with this counter build.

To have the greatest probability of beating Aphelios as Caitlyn, you should equip the Fleet Footwork, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players chose for Caitlyn vs Aphelios fights, this set of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 54.1% win rate overall.

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