How to Win Galio vs Vladimir Counter Matchup Galio is in the a tier of champions

Galio vs Vladimir

How to Beat Vladimir as Galio in LoL Vladimir is in the a tier of champions
Tank Mage
Mage

How to Beat Vladimir as Galio

based on 601 Galio vs Vladimir matchups
Win Rate
52.2 %
K/D/A
2.55
Pick Rate
2.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of ranked League of Legends rounds that we get from Riot Games each and every week. This guide on how to beat Vladimir as Galio resulted from an evaluation of 601 ranked matches where both champions fought one another. This particular counter pairing is relatively rare. Galio has to counter Vladimir in only 2.4% of his matches.

Galio vs Vladimir Matchup Summary

Galio has done a good job of countering Vladimir. On average, he wins a fantastic 52.2% of matches the champs battle each other in. In Galio vs Vladimir rounds, Galio’s team is 0.0% more expected to earn first blood, implying that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Vladimir.

Best Galio vs Vladimir Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
BootsHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Galio Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostZhonya's HourglassMorellonomicon

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceBulwark of the Mountain

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Resolve Aftershock Shield BashBone PlatingOvergrowth
Sorcery Nimbus CloakTranscendence
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Galio's passive ability p
Galio q ability q
Galio w ability w
Galio e ability e
Galio's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
12
W
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W
14
E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Vladimir as Galio

Tips for Playing as Galio against Vladimir

You can release Shield of Durand even while crowd controlled.

You can use the step back from Justice Punch to dodge enemy spells.

You can use the minimap ally icons to cast Hero's Entrance.

Advice to Win Against Vladimir

Try to take Vladimir down before Hemoplague detonates, as it will heal him for each afflicted enemy Champion.

Making Vladimir use Sanguine Pool at the start of a fight will maximize the Health cost of the ability to him.

Items that counter Health stacking, such as Liandry's Torment and Blade of the Ruined King, are very effective against Vladimir.

Galio vs Vladimir Counter Stats

Galio Image
Win Rate
52.2 %
VS
Win Rate
47.8 %
Vladimir Image
4.3
< Kills >
6.4
6
< Deaths >
5.5
11
< Assists >
6.1
0.96
< Killing Sprees >
1.38
106
< Minions Killed >
173
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.36
369
< Physical Damage >
1,206
14,209
< Magic Damage >
17,776
751
< True Damage >
970
15,330
< Damage Dealt >
19,952
21,609
< Damage Taken >
27,302
9,514
< Gold Earned >
11,430
1.64
< Towers >
1.77
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
1,800
< Total Healing >
20,944
12,208
< Experience >
13,999
28
< Vision Score >
16
12
< Wards Placed >
9
113
< Time Dealing CC >
100

How to Counter Vladimir with Galio in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize some influential Galio against Vladimir counter stats that may help you figure out the differences between these two champs. As an example, Galio’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Vladimir’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Galio may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Vladimir. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Galio often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his counter does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Vladimir. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Galio and Vladimir

Damage Types Compared

Galio
Vladimir
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Galio
Vladimir

Who is Better, Galio or Vladimir?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Galio usually wins when trying to fight Vladimir, with a 52.2% win rate. Thus, Galio makes a good counter to Vladimir.

While Galio does have a higher win rate compared to Vladimir, when they face off with one another, Galio also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less complex character to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Galio into Vladimir.

Additionally, Galio also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Vladimir. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Galio vs Vladimir matchups, Galio 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 teamfights.

Galio is a good counter for Vladimir. You will do well by focussing your play on keeping up your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Galio against Vladimir.

Additional Information for Galio Players

How We Calculated Our Galio vs Vladimir Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Vladimir as Galio, we analyzed 601 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 Vladimir as Galio 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 Galio in order to counter Vladimir during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Galio often picks up less CS as Vladimir. Champs who typically don't earn much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to use in your Galio versus Vladimir build include Everfrost, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Morellonomicon. When Galio combined at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better vs. Vladimir than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Galio boasted an average win rate of 52.2% when countering Vladimir with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of beating Vladimir as Galio, Galio players should take the Aftershock, Shield Bash, Bone Plating, Overgrowth, Nimbus Cloak, and Transcendence runes from the Resolve and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players chose for Galio vs Vladimir battles, this combo of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 52.2% winrate overall.

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