How to Win Jax vs Aphelios Counter Matchup Jax is in the a tier of champions

Jax vs Aphelios

How to Beat Aphelios as Jax in LoL Aphelios is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Aphelios as Jax

based on 1,118 Jax vs Aphelios matchups
Win Rate
54.3 %
K/D/A
1.87
Pick Rate
1.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of ranked League matches that we review each week. This guide on how to beat Aphelios as Jax came out of an examination of 1118 ranked games where both champions battled each other. This counter matchup is somewhat rare. Jax has to counter Aphelios in only 1.7% of his rounds.

Jax vs Aphelios Matchup Summary

Jax has done a great job of beating Aphelios. Normally, he wins a whopping 54.3% of games the champs face off with each other in. In Jax vs Aphelios matches, Jax’s team is 0.1% more expected to obtain first blood, indicating that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Aphelios.

Best Jax vs Aphelios Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordCaulfield's Warhammer

Core Jax Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererWit's EndBlade of The Ruined King

Optional Items

Sterak's GageMaw of MalmortiusDeath's DanceFrozen Heart

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo TriumphLegend: AlacrityLast Stand
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryTime Warp Tonic
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Jax's passive ability p
Jax q ability q
Jax w ability w
Jax e ability e
Jax's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
Q
3
W
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
E
9
W
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Aphelios as Jax

Tips for Playing as Jax against Aphelios

Jax can Leap Strike to friendly units, including wards. You can use them to plan your escape.

Jax benefits greatly from items that have both Ability Power and Attack Damage such as Guinsoo's Rageblade and Hextech Gunblade.

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.

Jax vs Aphelios Counter Stats

Jax Image
Win Rate
54.3 %
VS
Win Rate
45.7 %
Aphelios Image
6.7
< Kills >
6.3
6.2
< Deaths >
6.6
4.9
< Assists >
6.4
1.51
< Killing Sprees >
1.48
136
< Minions Killed >
165
0.44
< Dragons Killed >
0.2
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.5
14,452
< Physical Damage >
17,365
4,785
< Magic Damage >
1,168
990
< True Damage >
1,035
20,228
< Damage Dealt >
19,568
27,566
< Damage Taken >
19,888
12,087
< Gold Earned >
11,751
2.38
< Towers >
2.28
0.1
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
4,938
< Total Healing >
3,453
14,591
< Experience >
12,546
18
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
9
232
< Time Dealing CC >
142

How to Counter Aphelios with Jax in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here show several vital Jax vs. Aphelios matchup statistics that can help you distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. Jax’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Aphelios’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Jax may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Aphelios..

Jax usually has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. Typically, he takes more damage than Aphelios. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the champion with increased health has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Jax and Aphelios

Damage Types Compared

Jax
Aphelios
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Jax
Aphelios

Who is Better, Jax or Aphelios?

Both League champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Jax usually wins when trying to fight Aphelios, with a 54.3% win rate. Thus, Jax makes a great counter for Aphelios.

While Jax does have a much higher win rate than Aphelios, when they face off with one another, Jax also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less complex champ to learn and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Jax into Aphelios.

Moreover, Jax has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Aphelios. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Jax vs Aphelios matchups, Jax is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Jax is a great counter for Aphelios. Focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Jax against Aphelios.

Additional Information for Jax Players

How We Calculated Our Jax vs Aphelios Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aphelios as Jax, we analyzed 1,118 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 Jax 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 Jax to counter Aphelios during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Jax typically picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Aphelios. Champs who on average don't acquire much CS usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values displayed on this page to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Jax versus Aphelios build include Divine Sunderer, Wit's End, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Jax incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better vs Aphelios than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Jax had an average winrate of 54.3% battling Aphelios with this counter build.

To have the greatest likelihood of coming out on top against Aphelios as Jax, Jax players should use the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Biscuit Delivery, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Jax vs Aphelios counters, this sequence of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 54.3% winrate overall.

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