How to Win Elise vs Aphelios Counter Matchup Elise is in the s tier of champions

Elise vs Aphelios

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

based on 382 Elise vs Aphelios matchups
Win Rate
52.9 %
K/D/A
2.71
Pick Rate
1.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated League rounds that we evaluate each week. This guide on how to beat Aphelios as Elise came out of an examination of 382 ranked rounds where both champs faced one another. This counter matchup is relatively rare. Elise encounters Aphelios in only 1.5% of her rounds.

Elise vs Aphelios Matchup Summary

Elise does a good job of countering Aphelios. Typically, she wins a whopping 52.9% of games the champs face off with one another in. In Elise versus Aphelios matches, Elise’s team is 0.2% more likely to obtain first blood. This indicates that she probably will be able to get first blood versus Aphelios.

Best Elise vs Aphelios Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeSorcerer's Shoes

Core Elise Items

~22 Mins
Night HarvesterZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Lich BaneVoid Staff

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Sorcery Nimbus CloakWaterwalking
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Elise's passive ability p
Elise q ability q
Elise w ability w
Elise e ability e
Elise's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Aphelios as Elise

Tips for Playing as Elise against Aphelios

Elise's Spider Form and Spider Form abilities do not cost mana and can be prioritized when you are trying to conserve mana.

When in Spider Form, Spiderlings will attack the target that Elise uses Venomous Bite on.

Spider Form is most effective at finishing off enemies with low health; Human Form's Neurotoxin does more damage to healthy foes.

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.

Elise vs Aphelios Counter Stats

Elise Image
Win Rate
52.9 %
VS
Win Rate
47.1 %
Aphelios Image
7.3
< Kills >
6.5
5.6
< Deaths >
6.3
7.9
< Assists >
6.3
1.65
< Killing Sprees >
1.51
36
< Minions Killed >
167
1.33
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.52
< Inhibitors >
0.49
1,400
< Physical Damage >
18,123
15,637
< Magic Damage >
1,321
1,317
< True Damage >
887
18,355
< Damage Dealt >
20,332
25,534
< Damage Taken >
18,701
11,208
< Gold Earned >
11,765
1.96
< Towers >
2.46
0.32
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
8,060
< Total Healing >
3,667
12,427
< Experience >
12,127
24
< Vision Score >
18
6
< Wards Placed >
9
156
< Time Dealing CC >
141

How to Counter Aphelios with Elise in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here show several critical Elise against Aphelios counter statistics that can help you understand the differences between the two. For instance, Elise’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Aphelios’s ratio of NaN, showing that Elise may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Aphelios..

Elise typically has a similar longest killing spree as her matchup does. Commonly, she receives more damage than Aphelios. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also show that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Elise and Aphelios

Damage Types Compared

Elise
Aphelios
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Elise
Aphelios

Who is Better, Elise or Aphelios?

Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Elise usually wins when facing off against Aphelios, with a 52.9% win rate. As a result, Elise makes a good counter for Aphelios.

While Elise does have a higher win rate than Aphelios, when they face off with one another, Elise also has a lower level of difficulty that makes her a less time consuming champion to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Elise into Apheliosas her relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Elise has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Aphelios. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Elise vs Aphelios matchups, Elise is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Elise is a good counter to Aphelios. Focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Elise against Aphelios.

Additional Information for Elise Players

How We Calculated Our Elise vs Aphelios Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aphelios as Elise, we analyzed 382 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 Elise 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 truly master Elise in order to counter Aphelios during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Elise typically racks up a lot less CS compared to Aphelios. Champs who on average don't acquire much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported here to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Elise versus Aphelios build include Night Harvester, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Elise included at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better versus Aphelios than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Elise had an average winrate of 52.9% when countering Aphelios with this counter build.

To have the greatest chance of vanquishing Aphelios as Elise, you should take the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Nimbus Cloak, and Waterwalking runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the runes players picked for Elise vs Aphelios face-offs, this set of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 52.9% win rate overall.

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