How to Win Jinx vs Vel'Koz Counter Matchup Jinx is in the a tier of champions

Jinx vs Vel'Koz

How to Beat Vel'Koz as Jinx in LoL Vel'Koz is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Vel'Koz as Jinx

based on 2,630 Jinx vs Vel'Koz matchups
Win Rate
46.7 %
K/D/A
2.21
Pick Rate
2.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League games every week. Within our database, Jinx engaged Vel'Koz 2630 times. Having so many games with Jinx vs Vel'Koz gives us a lot of faith in our capability to produce useful statistics and a supported build to obliterate Vel'Koz. This counter pairing is fairly rare. Jinx fights Vel'Koz in only 2.5% of her rounds.

Jinx vs Vel'Koz Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Jinx does a awful job of beating Vel'Koz. On average, she wins a lowly 46.7% of the time the champions clash against one another in. In Jinx versus Vel'Koz games, Jinx’s team is 0.0% more likely to gain first blood. This indicates that she probably will get first blood versus Vel'Koz.

Best Jinx vs Vel'Koz Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Jinx Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerInfinity EdgeBloodthirster

Optional Items

Lord Dominik's RegardsRapid FirecannonPhantom DancerRunaan's Hurricane

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCut Down
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Jinx's passive ability p
Jinx q ability q
Jinx w ability w
Jinx e ability e
Jinx's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
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R
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Q
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Vel'Koz as Jinx

Tips for Playing as Jinx against Vel'Koz

Rockets aren't always the best choice! Jinx's minigun is incredibly powerful when fully ramped up. Switch to it whenever an enemy champion gets too close.

Jinx's rockets deal full damage to all enemies in the explosion. Use them on minions in lane to hit nearby enemy champions without drawing minion aggro.

When a fight starts try to stay on the edge of fray by poking with rockets and Zap!. Do not run in and unload with the minigun until you feel it is safe.

Advice to Win Against Vel'Koz

Vel'Koz is very dangerous if left alone in a fight. Try to focus him down early.

Vel'Koz has fairly low mobility and is vulnerable to ganks.

Life Form Disintegration Ray can be interrupted by stuns, silences and knockups.

Jinx vs Vel'Koz Counter Stats

Jinx Image
Win Rate
46.7 %
VS
Win Rate
53.3 %
Vel'Koz Image
6.6
< Kills >
5.5
6.3
< Deaths >
5.7
7.3
< Assists >
9
1.53
< Killing Sprees >
1.27
173
< Minions Killed >
96
0.26
< Dragons Killed >
0.12
0.54
< Inhibitors >
0.54
16,899
< Physical Damage >
564
907
< Magic Damage >
18,644
1,738
< True Damage >
5,406
19,546
< Damage Dealt >
24,615
20,534
< Damage Taken >
16,817
12,217
< Gold Earned >
10,526
2.47
< Towers >
1.98
0.07
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
2,260
< Total Healing >
1,433
13,111
< Experience >
12,784
18
< Vision Score >
40
9
< Wards Placed >
19
81
< Time Dealing CC >
205

How to Counter Vel'Koz with Jinx in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight several strategic Jinx vs. Vel'Koz matchup stats that may help us distinguish the differences between the two. Jinx’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Vel'Koz’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Jinx may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Vel'Koz..

Jinx normally has a similar longest kill spree as her enemy does. On average, she receives more damage than Vel'Koz. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also show that the champion with higher health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Jinx and Vel'Koz

Damage Types Compared

Jinx
Vel'Koz
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Jinx
Vel'Koz

Who is Better, Jinx or Vel'Koz?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Jinx usually loses when playing against Vel'Koz, with a 46.7% win rate. As a result, Jinx makes a bad counter for Vel'Koz.

While Jinx does have a lower win rate than Vel'Koz, when facing one another, Jinx also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less challenging champ to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Jinx into Vel'Koz.

Furthermore, Jinx has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Vel'Koz. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Jinx vs Vel'Koz matchups, Vel'Koz is the better champ with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Jinx is a trash counter to Vel'Koz. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Jinx against Vel'Koz.

Additional Information for Jinx Players

How We Calculated Our Jinx vs Vel'Koz Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Vel'Koz as Jinx, we analyzed 2,630 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 Vel'Koz as Jinx 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 Jinx in order to counter Vel'Koz during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Jinx on average racks up more CS as Vel'Koz. Champs who on average don't take much CS usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, 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 values reported here to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Jinx versus Vel'Koz build include Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and Bloodthirster. When Jinx included at least these three pieces in her build, she did much better against Vel'Koz than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Jinx boasted an average winrate of 46.7% when playing against Vel'Koz with this build.

To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Vel'Koz as Jinx, Jinx players should use the Lethal Tempo, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune builds we have analyed for Jinx vs Vel'Koz fights, this order of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 46.7% win rate overall.

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