How to Win Mordekaiser vs Vel'Koz Counter Matchup Mordekaiser is in the s tier of champions

Mordekaiser vs Vel'Koz

How to Beat Vel'Koz as Mordekaiser in LoL Vel'Koz is in the s tier of champions
Fighter
Mage

How to Beat Vel'Koz as Mordekaiser

based on 2,793 Mordekaiser vs Vel'Koz matchups
Win Rate
49 %
K/D/A
1.95
Pick Rate
2.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of ranked League matches that we review each week. Our guide on how to beat Vel'Koz as Mordekaiser resulted from an analysis of 2793 ranked games where both champions clashed against one another. This champion pairing is relatively rare. Mordekaiser is forced to battle against Vel'Koz in only 2.4% of his games.

Mordekaiser vs Vel'Koz Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Mordekaiser has done a dismal job of countering Vel'Koz. On average, he wins a acceptable 49.0% of the time the champions battle each other in. In Mordekaiser against Vel'Koz matches, Mordekaiser’s team is 0.0% more likely to gain first blood. This implies that he probably will be able to get first blood against Vel'Koz.

Best Mordekaiser vs Vel'Koz Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLeeching Leer

Core Mordekaiser Items

~22 Mins
RiftmakerSpirit VisageDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Nashor's ToothZhonya's HourglassRylai's Crystal ScepterThornmail

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve Second WindRevitalize
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Mordekaiser's passive ability p
Mordekaiser q ability q
Mordekaiser w ability w
Mordekaiser e ability e
Mordekaiser's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Vel'Koz as Mordekaiser

Tips for Playing as Mordekaiser against Vel'Koz

Offense is your defense. Keep fighting to build up larger Indestructible shields.

Use Realm of Death on a low health enemy to guarantee the kill and keep their stats for the rest of a teamfight.

Hitting multiple champions with the same ability can help quickly activate Darkness Rise.

Advice to Win Against Vel'Koz

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

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

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

Mordekaiser vs Vel'Koz Counter Stats

Mordekaiser Image
Win Rate
49 %
VS
Win Rate
51 %
Vel'Koz Image
6.7
< Kills >
5.3
5.9
< Deaths >
5.9
4.8
< Assists >
9.3
1.49
< Killing Sprees >
1.2
139
< Minions Killed >
88
0.39
< Dragons Killed >
0.09
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.46
2,540
< Physical Damage >
548
16,972
< Magic Damage >
18,910
2,170
< True Damage >
5,333
21,683
< Damage Dealt >
24,791
33,437
< Damage Taken >
16,456
11,814
< Gold Earned >
10,262
1.83
< Towers >
1.72
0.1
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
10,352
< Total Healing >
1,380
14,821
< Experience >
12,417
18
< Vision Score >
42
8
< Wards Placed >
20
186
< Time Dealing CC >
199

How to Counter Vel'Koz with Mordekaiser in LoL

The stats provided here highlight several critical Mordekaiser vs. Vel'Koz counter statistics that can help us appreciate the distinctions between the two. For instance, Mordekaiser’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Vel'Koz’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Mordekaiser may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Vel'Koz..

Mordekaiser normally has a similar longest killing spree as his counter does. Typically, he takes more damage than Vel'Koz. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the champion with increased health has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Mordekaiser and Vel'Koz

Damage Types Compared

Mordekaiser
Vel'Koz
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Mordekaiser
Vel'Koz

Who is Better, Mordekaiser or Vel'Koz?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Mordekaiser usually fairs equally well when playing against Vel'Koz, with a 49.0% win rate. As a result, Mordekaiser makes an ok counter to Vel'Koz.

While Mordekaiser does have a lower win rate compared to Vel'Koz, when facing one another, Mordekaiser also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less complex character to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Mordekaiser into Vel'Koz.

Furthermore, Mordekaiser has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Vel'Koz. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Mordekaiser vs Vel'Koz matchups, Vel'Koz is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Mordekaiser is a somewhat poor counter to Vel'Koz. You will do well by focussing your tactics on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Mordekaiser against Vel'Koz.

Additional Information for Mordekaiser Players

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

For this guide on countering Vel'Koz as Mordekaiser, we analyzed 2,793 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 Mordekaiser 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to truly master Mordekaiser to counter Vel'Koz during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions displayed here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Mordekaiser usually racks up more CS compared to Vel'Koz. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Mordekaiser versus Vel'Koz build include Riftmaker, Spirit Visage, and Demonic Embrace. When Mordekaiser bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better when fighting Vel'Koz than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Mordekaiser boasted an average win rate of 49.0% when countering Vel'Koz with this build.

To have the greatest probability of vanquishing Vel'Koz as Mordekaiser, Mordekaiser players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Revitalize runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the runes we have analyed for Mordekaiser vs Vel'Koz matchups, this composite of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 49.0% win rate overall.

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