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

Corki vs Aphelios

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

based on 363 Corki vs Aphelios matchups
Win Rate
51 %
K/D/A
2.44
Pick Rate
1.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked LoL rounds every week. In our database, Corki engaged Aphelios 363 times. Including so many matchups for Corki vs Aphelios gives us a lot of faith in our ability to provide useful data and a solid build to suppress Aphelios. This particular champion pairing is relatively rare. Corki has to counter Aphelios in only 1.5% of his games.

Corki vs Aphelios Matchup Summary

Corki does a decent job of countering Aphelios. Normally, he wins a acceptable 51.0% of matches the champs face each other in. In Corki versus Aphelios matches, Corki’s side is 0.1% less likely to get first blood, indicating that he most likely won't get first blood against Aphelios.

Best Corki vs Aphelios Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordCaulfield's Warhammer

Core Corki Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestMuramanaRavenous Hydra

Optional Items

Maw of MalmortiusShadowflame

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearBiscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Domination Taste of BloodUltimate Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Corki's passive ability p
Corki q ability q
Corki w ability w
Corki e ability e
Corki's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Aphelios as Corki

Tips for Playing as Corki against Aphelios

Phosphorus Bomb can be used to reveal enemy units that might be hiding in a nearby patch of brush.

Corki can continue to attack while using Gatling Gun. Maximizing Gatling Gun is key to mastering Corki.

Valkyrie can be used defensively as well, so try using it for a quick escape.

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.

Corki vs Aphelios Counter Stats

Corki Image
Win Rate
51 %
VS
Win Rate
49 %
Aphelios Image
6.6
< Kills >
6.9
5.7
< Deaths >
6.3
7.3
< Assists >
6.5
1.44
< Killing Sprees >
1.62
182
< Minions Killed >
175
0.17
< Dragons Killed >
0.24
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.53
3,555
< Physical Damage >
18,782
21,189
< Magic Damage >
1,372
1,371
< True Damage >
990
26,117
< Damage Dealt >
21,145
19,944
< Damage Taken >
20,325
12,813
< Gold Earned >
12,189
2.01
< Towers >
2.35
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
2,148
< Total Healing >
4,387
14,422
< Experience >
12,761
19
< Vision Score >
19
9
< Wards Placed >
9
190
< Time Dealing CC >
147

How to Counter Aphelios with Corki in LoL

The stats provided here highlight some influential Corki vs. Aphelios counter statistics that may help you interpret the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Corki’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Aphelios’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Corki may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Aphelios..

Corki usually has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Aphelios. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the champion with higher health has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Corki and Aphelios

Damage Types Compared

Corki
Aphelios
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Corki
Aphelios

Who is Better, Corki or Aphelios?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Corki usually wins when trying to fight Aphelios, with a 51.0% win rate. Therefore, Corki makes a good counter to Aphelios.

While Corki does have a higher win rate compared to Aphelios, when facing one another, Corki also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes him a less complex champ to develop with. You should be careful when picking Corki into Aphelios.

Additionally, Corki has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Aphelios. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Corki vs Aphelios matchups, Corki is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Corki is a decent counter to Aphelios. Focus your gameplay on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Corki against Aphelios.

Additional Information for Corki Players

How We Calculated Our Corki vs Aphelios Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aphelios as Corki, we analyzed 363 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 Corki 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 Corki to counter Aphelios during both the lane 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 tips shown here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Corki often picks up a similar amount of CS as Aphelios. Champs who typically don't get much CS typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Corki versus Aphelios build include Luden's Tempest, Muramana, and Ravenous Hydra. When Corki incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better when facing Aphelios than with many other common item sets. In fact, Corki boasted an average win rate of 51.0% battling Aphelios with this counter build.

To have the best chance of defeating Aphelios as Corki, you should use the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Taste of Blood, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Inspiration and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players picked for Corki vs Aphelios clashes, this mix of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 51.0% winrate overall.

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