Spirit Visage will increase the healing done by your ultimate and lower cooldowns on all of your abilities.
A well-timed Sadism can bait enemy champions into attacking you even when they lack the damage to finish you.
Cleavers are a powerful tool for killing neutral monsters. Instead of returning to base, farm neutral monsters until your ultimate can heal you.
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.
The stats shown on this page feature some vital Dr. Mundo vs. Aphelios counter stats that may help you grasp the differences between this set of champions. As an example, Dr. Mundo’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Aphelios’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Dr. Mundo may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Aphelios..
Dr. Mundo usually has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy does. Typically, he takes more damage than Aphelios. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Dr. Mundo usually wins when taking on Aphelios, with a 59.4% win rate. Thus, Dr. Mundo makes a fantastic counter to Aphelios.
While Dr. Mundo does have a much higher winrate than Aphelios, when they face off with one another, Dr. Mundo also has a much lower learning curve that makes him a less complex champion to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Dr. Mundo into Aphelios.
Additionally, Dr. Mundo also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Aphelios. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Dr. Mundo vs Aphelios matchups, Dr. Mundo is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.
Dr. Mundo is a great counter to Aphelios. Focus your strategy on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Dr. Mundo against Aphelios.
If you would like to truly master Dr. Mundo to counter Aphelios during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Dr. Mundo usually picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Aphelios. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown here to do well.
The ideal items to use in your Dr. Mundo versus Aphelios build consist of Frostfire Gauntlet, Spirit Visage, and Thornmail. When Dr. Mundo incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed much better countering Aphelios than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Dr. Mundo had an average win rate of 59.4% when countering Aphelios with this counter build.
To have the highest probability of defeating Aphelios as Dr. Mundo, you should take the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Second Wind, Overgrowth, Magical Footwear, and Approach Velocity runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune sets players picked for Dr. Mundo vs Aphelios counterpicks, this composite of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 59.4% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Aphelios as Dr. Mundo are presented for all skill levels combined. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to a distinct division, you can use the selection menu located at the top of this page.