Tormented Shadow is an excellent farming tool if you're by yourself in a lane.
Items that provide survivability allow Morgana to become extremely difficult to kill in conjunction with Black Shield and Soul Shackles.
Shrewd use of Black Shield can determine the outcome of team fights.
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.
The stat comparisons shown here emphasize several significant Morgana vs. Vel'Koz counter stats that may help us appreciate the distinctions between this set of champions. As an example, Morgana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Vel'Koz’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Morgana may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Vel'Koz..
Morgana often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her enemy does. Commonly, she receives a similar amount of damage to Vel'Koz. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Morgana usually loses when taking on Vel'Koz, with a 48.4% win rate. Therefore, Morgana makes a poor counter to Vel'Koz.
While Morgana does have a lower winrate compared to Vel'Koz, when they face off with one another, Morgana also has a much lower learning curve that makes her a less complex character to learn. You should be careful when picking Morgana into Vel'Koz.
Additionally, Morgana also has a great amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Vel'Koz. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Morgana vs Vel'Koz matchups, Vel'Koz is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.
Morgana is a somewhat poor counter for Vel'Koz. You will do well by focussing your play on increasing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Morgana against Vel'Koz.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Morgana to counter Vel'Koz during both the early game 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 stats presented here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Morgana most often accumulates less CS compared to Vel'Koz. Champs who on average don't earn many minion kills typically don't have to have 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, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.
The top items to focus on in your Morgana versus Vel'Koz build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Shard of True Ice. When Morgana used at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better countering Vel'Koz than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Morgana boasted an average winrate of 48.4% when playing against Vel'Koz with these items in her kit.
To have the greatest likelihood of vanquishing Vel'Koz as Morgana, Morgana players should equip the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Biscuit Delivery, and Perfect Timing runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Morgana vs Vel'Koz face-offs, this mix of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 48.4% win rate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Vel'Koz as Morgana are presented for all skill levels, merged. If you would like to scope the stats and builds to a specific division, you can use the selection menu earlier on the page.