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

Master Yi vs Aphelios

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

based on 1,475 Master Yi vs Aphelios matchups
Win Rate
56.1 %
K/D/A
2
Pick Rate
1.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked League rounds each week. Within our database, Master Yi did battle with Aphelios 1475 times. With so many games with Master Yi versus Aphelios provides us a lot of faith in our capability to produce enlightening stats and a pro build to suppress Aphelios. This matchup is somewhat rare. Master Yi encounters Aphelios in only 1.9% of his games.

Master Yi vs Aphelios Matchup Summary

Master Yi does a great job of countering Aphelios. On average, he wins a fantastic 56.1% of matches the champions clash against one another in. In Master Yi against Aphelios games, Master Yi’s team is 0.1% more probable to earn first blood. This indicates that he most likely will get first blood against Aphelios.

Best Master Yi vs Aphelios Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordBerserker's Greaves

Core Master Yi Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerWit's EndBlade of The Ruined King

Optional Items

Death's DanceGuinsoo's RagebladeThe Collector

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Domination Eyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Master Yi's passive ability p
Master Yi q ability q
Master Yi w ability w
Master Yi e ability e
Master Yi's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Aphelios as Master Yi

Tips for Playing as Master Yi against Aphelios

Wuju Style is very strong early for last hitting minions.

If you're in a lane against ranged players, leveling up Meditate can allow you to stay in the lane longer and gain levels faster than they will.

Try using Alpha Strike on a minion in front of an enemy champion so you are placed at a safe distance at the end of the spell.

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.

Master Yi vs Aphelios Counter Stats

Master Yi Image
Win Rate
56.1 %
VS
Win Rate
43.9 %
Aphelios Image
9.5
< Kills >
6.8
7.4
< Deaths >
7
5.3
< Assists >
6.6
2.2
< Killing Sprees >
1.6
44
< Minions Killed >
155
1.64
< Dragons Killed >
0.2
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.48
11,981
< Physical Damage >
15,596
463
< Magic Damage >
1,129
6,972
< True Damage >
616
19,418
< Damage Dealt >
17,341
27,228
< Damage Taken >
17,852
12,874
< Gold Earned >
11,608
1.82
< Towers >
2.29
0.42
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
8,192
< Total Healing >
3,343
13,903
< Experience >
12,409
19
< Vision Score >
18
5
< Wards Placed >
9
196
< Time Dealing CC >
133

How to Counter Aphelios with Master Yi in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here highlight some strategic Master Yi vs. Aphelios counter statistics that may help you distinguish the differences between the two. Master Yi’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Aphelios’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Master Yi may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Aphelios..

Master Yi normally has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his foe does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Aphelios. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Master Yi and Aphelios

Damage Types Compared

Master Yi
Aphelios
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Master Yi
Aphelios

Who is Better, Master Yi or Aphelios?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Master Yi usually wins when taking on Aphelios, with a 56.1% win rate. As a result, Master Yi makes a fantastic counter to Aphelios.

While Master Yi does have a much higher win rate compared to Aphelios, when on opposite teams, Master Yi also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less difficult champ to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Master Yi into Aphelios.

Additionally, Master Yi has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Aphelios. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Master Yi vs Aphelios matchups, Master Yi 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 team fights.

Master Yi is a great counter for Aphelios. Focus your actions on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Master Yi against Aphelios.

Additional Information for Master Yi Players

How We Calculated Our Master Yi vs Aphelios Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aphelios as Master Yi, we analyzed 1,475 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 Master Yi 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 Master Yi 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 tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Master Yi typically accumulates a lot less CS compared to Aphelios. Champions who typically don't get much CS often don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values displayed here to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Master Yi versus Aphelios build include Kraken Slayer, Wit's End, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Master Yi bought at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better vs Aphelios than with many other common item sets. In fact, Master Yi had an average win rate of 56.1% battling Aphelios with this build.

To have the highest likelihood of crushing Aphelios as Master Yi, Master Yi players should equip the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Eyeball Collection, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune sets players chose for Master Yi vs Aphelios battles, this mixture of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 56.1% winrate overall.

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