How to Win Cassiopeia vs Vel'Koz Counter Matchup Cassiopeia is in the s tier of champions

Cassiopeia vs Vel'Koz

How to Beat Vel'Koz as Cassiopeia in LoL Vel'Koz is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Vel'Koz as Cassiopeia

based on 695 Cassiopeia vs Vel'Koz matchups
Win Rate
47.8 %
K/D/A
2.08
Pick Rate
2.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup stats from the millions of ranked League games that we evaluate each and every week. This guide on how to beat Vel'Koz as Cassiopeia came out of an examination of 695 ranked matches where both champions opposed each other. This counter pairing is relatively rare. Cassiopeia encounters Vel'Koz in only 2.5% of her matches.

Cassiopeia vs Vel'Koz Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Cassiopeia does a below average job of beating Vel'Koz. Normally, she wins a lowly 47.8% of games the champs oppose each other in. In Cassiopeia versus Vel'Koz games, Cassiopeia’s team is 0.0% more expected to gain first blood. This implies that she most likely will get first blood versus Vel'Koz.

Best Cassiopeia vs Vel'Koz Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Cassiopeia Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishSeraph's EmbraceZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Rylai's Crystal ScepterDemonic EmbraceMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror Presence of MindLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve ConditioningOvergrowth
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Cassiopeia's passive ability p
Cassiopeia q ability q
Cassiopeia w ability w
Cassiopeia e ability e
Cassiopeia's ultimate ability r
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E
2
Q
3
W
4
E
5
E
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R
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E
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Q
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Q
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R
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Vel'Koz as Cassiopeia

Tips for Playing as Cassiopeia against Vel'Koz

Lead your enemy when targeting with Noxious Blast to ensure the hit.

Use Twin Fang on poisoned stationary targets like monsters and units stunned by her Petrifying Gaze for maximum damage.

Advice to Win Against Vel'Koz

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.

Cassiopeia vs Vel'Koz Counter Stats

Cassiopeia Image
Win Rate
47.8 %
VS
Win Rate
52.2 %
Vel'Koz Image
6.6
< Kills >
5.6
6.1
< Deaths >
5.4
6.1
< Assists >
8.9
1.53
< Killing Sprees >
1.28
172
< Minions Killed >
96
0.18
< Dragons Killed >
0.11
0.4
< Inhibitors >
0.53
547
< Physical Damage >
499
20,631
< Magic Damage >
19,111
634
< True Damage >
5,392
21,813
< Damage Dealt >
25,002
25,052
< Damage Taken >
16,059
11,725
< Gold Earned >
10,443
1.59
< Towers >
1.93
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
5,540
< Total Healing >
1,426
14,372
< Experience >
12,539
20
< Vision Score >
41
9
< Wards Placed >
19
425
< Time Dealing CC >
195

How to Counter Vel'Koz with Cassiopeia in LoL

The stats shown on this page clarify some important Cassiopeia against Vel'Koz counter statistics that may help us understand the differences between the two. As an example, Cassiopeia’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Vel'Koz’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Cassiopeia may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Vel'Koz..

Cassiopeia typically has a similar longest kill spree as her matchup does. Typically, she receives more damage than Vel'Koz. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the champ with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Cassiopeia and Vel'Koz

Damage Types Compared

Cassiopeia
Vel'Koz
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Cassiopeia
Vel'Koz

Who is Better, Cassiopeia or Vel'Koz?

Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Cassiopeia usually loses when facing off against Vel'Koz, with a 47.8% win rate. Thus, Cassiopeia makes a bad counter to Vel'Koz.

While Cassiopeia does have a lower win rate than Vel'Koz, when they face off with one another, Cassiopeia also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more difficult champion to learn and master. You may get destroyed when picking Cassiopeia into Vel'Kozas her relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Cassiopeia has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Vel'Koz. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Cassiopeia vs Vel'Koz matchups, Vel'Koz is the better champ with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Cassiopeia is a bad counter for Vel'Koz. You will do well by focussing your strategy on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Cassiopeia against Vel'Koz.

Additional Information for Cassiopeia Players

How We Calculated Our Cassiopeia vs Vel'Koz Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Vel'Koz as Cassiopeia, we analyzed 695 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 Vel'Koz as Cassiopeia 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

To truly master Cassiopeia in order to counter Vel'Koz during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Cassiopeia usually picks up more CS as Vel'Koz. Champions who on average don't take much CS typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers shown here to do well.

The top items to use in your Cassiopeia versus Vel'Koz build include Liandry's Anguish, Seraph's Embrace, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Cassiopeia used at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better vs. Vel'Koz than with many other typical builds. In fact, Cassiopeia boasted an average win rate of 47.8% when countering Vel'Koz with this build.

To have the highest probability of defeating Vel'Koz as Cassiopeia, you should use the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Conditioning, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players chose for Cassiopeia vs Vel'Koz LoL games, this set of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 47.8% winrate overall.

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