Lucian vs Aphelios Counter Build
How to Beat Aphelios as Lucian
We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of ranked League of Legends games each and every week. In our database, Lucian engaged Aphelios in 18,044 games. Having so many matchups for Lucian versus Aphelios provides us faith in our ability to prepare useful stats and a supported build to annihilate your enemy.
This counter matchup is fairly rare. Lucian is forced to battle against Aphelios in only 1.5% of his rounds. Lucian does a decent job of countering Aphelios. On average, Lucian wins a acceptable 51.0% of games the champs face off with each other in. In Lucian versus Aphelios games, Lucian’s side is 5.0% more likely to earn first blood. This indicates that he probably will get first blood versus Aphelios.
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Best Lucian Items to Counter Aphelios
The ideal items to focus on in your Lucian versus Aphelios build include Guardian Angel, Essence Reaver, and Navori Quickblades. When Lucian used at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better against Aphelios than with most other common item sets.
Best Lucian Runes to Counter Aphelios
To have the highest probability of beating Aphelios as Lucian, Lucian players should equip the Press the Attack, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Sudden Impact, and Ravenous Hunter runes. Out of all the runes players used for Lucian vs Aphelios matchups, this combo of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also included the top Aphelios runes to counterpick against Lucian to help you interpret how he will likely be setup against you.
Best Lucian Runes
Best Aphelios Runes
The subsequent tables underscore several vital Lucian vs. Aphelios counter stats that can help you understand the distinctions between this pair of champions. Lucian’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is greater than Aphelios’s ratio of 2.0, highlighting that Lucian may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Aphelios.
Lucian normally has a much larger longest kill spree than his opponent does. On average, Lucian receives a similar amount of damage to Aphelios. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.
Lucian commonly gets a similar amount of CS than Aphelios. Champs that don't finish with many minion kills usually do not need much CS to be effective. Instead, they are capable of scaling adequately off of their abilities alone. Yet, champs with plenty of CS, such as ADCs, usually require a lot of gold to be effective. In either case, work to beat the averages presented here to do well.
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