Fizz's spells scale off Ability Power - consider getting items like Zhonya's Hourglass or Banshee's Veil against teams that have high burst threat - and items like Lich Bane or Rabadon's Deathcap if you think you can survive without the Health.
Since Fizz can move through units, find opportunities in lane to walk through minions and apply Seastone Trident's passive - following it up with the ability's active attack after a few seconds.
Fizz's ultimate ability, Chum the Waters, can be aimed at an enemy or towards the area where you think they'll be going.
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.
The stats provided here show some important Fizz versus Vel'Koz counter statistics that can help us figure out the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Fizz’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Vel'Koz’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Fizz may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Vel'Koz. This observation is in large part a result of the difference in kills.
Fizz normally has a much larger longest killing spree than his foe does. On average, he takes more damage than Vel'Koz. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Fizz usually wins when facing off against Vel'Koz, with a 54.0% win rate. Therefore, Fizz makes a great counter to Vel'Koz.
While Fizz does have a much higher winrate compared to Vel'Koz, when on opposite teams, Fizz also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less complex champion to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Fizz into Vel'Koz.
Moreover, Fizz also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Vel'Koz. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Fizz vs Vel'Koz matchups, Fizz is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.
Fizz is a great counter to Vel'Koz. You will do well by focussing your tactics on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Fizz against Vel'Koz.
To truly master Fizz in order to counter Vel'Koz during both the early game 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 pay attention to the build and stats displayed here, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Fizz typically gets more CS compared to Vel'Koz. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values reported on this page to do well.
The most important items to use in your Fizz versus Vel'Koz build consist of Luden's Tempest, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Lich Bane. When Fizz used at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better when fighting Vel'Koz than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Fizz had an average winrate of 54.0% when countering Vel'Koz with this counter build.
To have the highest chance of beating Vel'Koz as Fizz, Fizz players should take the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Coup de Grace, and Triumph runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune sets we have analyed for Fizz vs Vel'Koz counters, this blending of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 54.0% winrate overall.
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