Janna vs Aphelios Counter Build

How to Beat Aphelios as Janna


We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League of Legends rounds every week. In our database, Janna did battle with Aphelios 6,050 times. Including so many matchups for Janna vs Aphelios provides us a lot of faith in our ability to prepare useful data and a supported build to shatter your foe.

This counter matchup is relatively rare. Janna fights Aphelios in only 1.5% of her games. Janna does a great job of beating Aphelios. On average, she wins a fantastic 54.0% of matches the champions clash against each other in. In Janna against Aphelios games, Janna’s team is 1.0% more probable to obtain first blood. This implies that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Aphelios.

Matchups Analyzed


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Team First Blood


Best Janna Items to Counter Aphelios

The ideal items to prioritize in your Janna versus Aphelios build include Ardent Censer, Imperial Mandate, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Janna combined at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better versus Aphelios than with most other common builds.

Ardent Censer Item Imperial Mandate Item Staff of Flowing Water Item

Best Janna Runes to Counter Aphelios

To have the highest chance of crushing Aphelios as Janna, Janna players should use the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Celerity, Scorch, Taste of Blood, and Relentless Hunter runes. Out of all the runes we have analyed/that we analyzed for Janna vs Aphelios fights, this mixture of runes resulted in the highest win rate. We have also shown the best Aphelios runes to counterpick against Janna in order to help you recognize how he will probably be setup to try to beat your champ.

Best Janna Runes

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Celerity Rune Celerity
Scorch Rune Scorch
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Relentless Hunter Rune Relentless Hunter

Best Aphelios Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Bloodline Rune Legend: Bloodline
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter


The following tables show some critical Janna versus Aphelios counter stats that can help us figure out the distinctions between the two. As an example, Janna’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 3.1 is more than Aphelios’s ratio of 1.9, highlighting that Janna may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Aphelios. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in kills assists.

Battle Stats


Janna Stats
2.2 5.7
Aphelios Stats


Janna Stats
5.1 6.2
Aphelios Stats


Janna Stats
13.8 6.3
Aphelios Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Janna Stats
1 2.6
Aphelios Stats

Damage Dealt

Janna Stats
9436 17408
Aphelios Stats

Damage Taken

Janna Stats
13966 18163
Aphelios Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Janna Stats
5.3 5
Aphelios Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Janna Stats
0.9 0.8
Aphelios Stats

Dragons Killed

Janna Stats
1.9 1.8
Aphelios Stats

Barons Killed

Janna Stats
0.4 0.4
Aphelios Stats

Gold Earned

Janna Stats
7857 10711
Aphelios Stats

Minions Killed

Janna Stats
20 152
Aphelios Stats

Janna normally has a significant smaller longest kill spree than her counter does. Commonly, Janna receives less damage than Aphelios. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champ with increased HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

In Janna vs Aphelios matchups, Janna typically gets much less CS than Aphelios. Champions who on average don't earn very much CS typically do not need much CS to be useful. Instead, they are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities alone. Yet, champs with plenty of CS, such as carries, typically require a lot of gold to be effective. In either situation, work to outperform the values presented here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 6050 Janna vs Aphelios 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 Janna 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.