How to Win Hecarim vs Aphelios Counter Matchup Hecarim is in the b tier of champions

Hecarim vs Aphelios

How to Beat Aphelios as Hecarim in LoL Aphelios is in the b tier of champions
Fighter Tank
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How to Beat Aphelios as Hecarim

based on 486 Hecarim vs Aphelios matchups
Win Rate
52.3 %
K/D/A
2.98
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of ranked League of Legends rounds every week. In our database, Hecarim engaged Aphelios 486 times. Using so many matchups for Hecarim versus Aphelios provides us a lot of faith in our capacity to prepare informative data and a solid build to counter Aphelios. This champ pairing is fairly rare. Hecarim encounters Aphelios in only 1.6% of his matches.

Hecarim vs Aphelios Matchup Summary

Hecarim has done a good job of countering Aphelios. On average, he wins a fantastic 52.3% of the time the champions fight one another in. In Hecarim against Aphelios rounds, Hecarim’s team is 0.1% more probable to gain first blood, indicating that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Aphelios.

Best Hecarim vs Aphelios Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Tear of the GoddessIonian Boots of Lucidity

Core Hecarim Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererMuramanaDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Dead Man's PlateForce of Nature

Summoner Spells

summonerhaste summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Sorcery CelerityWaterwalking
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Hecarim's passive ability p
Hecarim q ability q
Hecarim w ability w
Hecarim e ability e
Hecarim's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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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 Aphelios as Hecarim

Tips for Playing as Hecarim against Aphelios

Spirit of Dread restores Health when nearby enemies take damage, including damage dealt by allies. Cast this during a large fight to maximize Hecarim's survivability.

Devastating Charge deals more damage based on the distance traveled. Try using Onslaught of Shadows or Summoner Spells such as Ghost or Flash to maximize this damage.

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.

Hecarim vs Aphelios Counter Stats

Hecarim Image
Win Rate
52.3 %
VS
Win Rate
47.7 %
Aphelios Image
7.3
< Kills >
6.3
5.5
< Deaths >
6.7
9.1
< Assists >
6.3
1.65
< Killing Sprees >
1.38
34
< Minions Killed >
169
1.44
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.56
13,873
< Physical Damage >
18,217
2,748
< Magic Damage >
1,205
1,381
< True Damage >
1,359
18,003
< Damage Dealt >
20,782
37,331
< Damage Taken >
19,605
11,991
< Gold Earned >
11,807
1.53
< Towers >
2.48
0.34
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
15,944
< Total Healing >
3,327
13,645
< Experience >
12,429
20
< Vision Score >
19
4
< Wards Placed >
9
244
< Time Dealing CC >
141

How to Counter Aphelios with Hecarim in LoL

The stats shown on this page highlight some valuable Hecarim versus Aphelios counter statistics that may help you interpret the differences and similarities between these two champs. As an example, Hecarim’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Aphelios’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Hecarim may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Aphelios..

Hecarim usually has a similar longest killing spree as his opponent does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Aphelios. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Hecarim and Aphelios

Damage Types Compared

Hecarim
Aphelios
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Hecarim
Aphelios

Who is Better, Hecarim or Aphelios?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Hecarim usually wins when trying to fight Aphelios, with a 52.3% win rate. Thus, Hecarim makes a good counter for Aphelios.

While Hecarim does have a higher win rate than Aphelios, when on opposite teams, Hecarim also has a much lower learning curve that makes him a less time consuming champion to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Hecarim into Aphelios.

Moreover, Hecarim has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Aphelios. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Hecarim vs Aphelios matchups, Hecarim 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.

Hecarim is a good counter to Aphelios. Focus your gameplay on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Hecarim against Aphelios.

Additional Information for Hecarim Players

How We Calculated Our Hecarim vs Aphelios Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aphelios as Hecarim, we analyzed 486 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 Hecarim 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 learn all of the intricacies of Hecarim to counter Aphelios during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Hecarim most often picks up a lot less CS compared to Aphelios. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.

The best items to use in your Hecarim versus Aphelios build include Divine Sunderer, Muramana, and Death's Dance. When Hecarim included at least these three items in his build, he did much better when fighting Aphelios than with most other common builds. In fact, Hecarim boasted an average winrate of 52.3% battling Aphelios with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest probability of beating Aphelios as Hecarim, Hecarim players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Celerity, and Waterwalking runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the runes players chose for Hecarim vs Aphelios clashes, this set of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 52.3% winrate overall.

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