How to Win Graves vs Aurelion Sol Counter Matchup Graves is in the b tier of champions

Graves vs Aurelion Sol

How to Beat Aurelion Sol as Graves in LoL Aurelion Sol is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Aurelion Sol as Graves

based on 377 Graves vs Aurelion Sol matchups
Win Rate
49.6 %
K/D/A
2.32
Pick Rate
0.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League rounds that we analyze each and every week. This guide on how to beat Aurelion Sol as Graves came out of an analysis of 377 ranked matches where both champs faced one another. This particular champ matchup is fairly rare. Graves encounters Aurelion Sol in only 0.4% of his rounds.

Graves vs Aurelion Sol Matchup Summary

Graves has done a ok job of countering Aurelion Sol. Typically, he wins a acceptable 49.6% of the time the champions clash against one another in. In Graves versus Aurelion Sol games, Graves’s side is 0.0% more expected to gain first blood. This indicates that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Aurelion Sol.

Best Graves vs Aurelion Sol Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordSerrated Dirk

Core Graves Items

~22 Mins
EclipseUmbral GlaiveThe Collector

Optional Items

Maw of MalmortiusLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Sudden ImpactZombie WardTreasure Hunter
Precision TriumphLegend: Alacrity
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Graves's passive ability p
Graves q ability q
Graves w ability w
Graves e ability e
Graves's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
Q
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Aurelion Sol as Graves

Tips for Playing as Graves against Aurelion Sol

Using Quickdraw to get into range and delivering a point blank Buckshot can do lots of damage.

Smoke Screen can be used both to escape and to set up a kill.

Advice to Win Against Aurelion Sol

His stars disappear while stunned or silenced, giving you an easy opportunity to fight him.

He gains speed while chasing in a straight line, but taking damage makes him lose that momentum.

Try to get inside his orbit, since his stars can't hurt you up close.

His Starsurge ability can grow to cover a huge area - don't stay in the same place too long!

Graves vs Aurelion Sol Counter Stats

Graves Image
Win Rate
49.6 %
VS
Win Rate
50.4 %
Aurelion Sol Image
6.9
< Kills >
5.6
5.9
< Deaths >
5.6
6.8
< Assists >
9.5
1.59
< Killing Sprees >
1.3
80
< Minions Killed >
161
1.35
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.43
18,776
< Physical Damage >
1,278
890
< Magic Damage >
18,058
1,418
< True Damage >
1,059
21,086
< Damage Dealt >
20,395
26,593
< Damage Taken >
24,755
12,893
< Gold Earned >
11,068
2.16
< Towers >
1.8
0.36
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
6,291
< Total Healing >
2,886
14,395
< Experience >
13,968
31
< Vision Score >
18
9
< Wards Placed >
9
413
< Time Dealing CC >
297

How to Counter Aurelion Sol with Graves in LoL

The stats shown here highlight several important Graves against Aurelion Sol matchup stats that may help us realize the differences between this set of champs. For instance, Graves’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Aurelion Sol’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Graves may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Aurelion Sol..

Graves normally has a similar longest kill spree as his counter does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Aurelion Sol. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Graves and Aurelion Sol

Damage Types Compared

Graves
Aurelion Sol
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Graves
Aurelion Sol

Who is Better, Graves or Aurelion Sol?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Graves usually fairs equally well when playing against Aurelion Sol, with a 49.6% win rate. Therefore, Graves makes an ok counter for Aurelion Sol.

While Graves does have a lower win rate than Aurelion Sol, when on opposite teams, Graves also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less time consuming character to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Graves into Aurelion Sol.

Moreover, Graves has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Aurelion Sol. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Graves vs Aurelion Sol matchups, Aurelion Sol is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Graves is a somewhat poor counter for Aurelion Sol. Make sure you focus your strategy on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Graves against Aurelion Sol.

Additional Information for Graves Players

How We Calculated Our Graves vs Aurelion Sol Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aurelion Sol as Graves, we analyzed 377 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 Aurelion Sol as Graves 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Graves to counter Aurelion Sol during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Graves often accumulates less CS relative to Aurelion Sol. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Graves versus Aurelion Sol build include Eclipse, Umbral Glaive, and The Collector. When Graves included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better vs Aurelion Sol than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Graves boasted an average win rate of 49.6% when playing against Aurelion Sol with this build.

To have the best likelihood of defeating Aurelion Sol as Graves, Graves players should equip the Dark Harvest, Sudden Impact, Zombie Ward, Treasure Hunter, Triumph, and Legend: Alacrity runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for Graves vs Aurelion Sol clashes, this set of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 49.6% win rate overall.

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