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

Neeko vs Aphelios

How to Beat Aphelios as Neeko in LoL Aphelios is in the b tier of champions
Mage Support
Marksman

How to Beat Aphelios as Neeko

based on 547 Neeko vs Aphelios matchups
Win Rate
53.7 %
K/D/A
2.23
Pick Rate
1.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup stats from the millions of ranked League rounds that we evaluate every week. Our guide on how to beat Aphelios as Neeko resulted from an examination of 547 ranked rounds where both champions clashed against each other. This champion matchup is relatively rare. Neeko has to counter Aphelios in only 1.8% of her rounds.

Neeko vs Aphelios Matchup Summary

Neeko does a good job of countering Aphelios. On average, she wins a whopping 53.7% of matches the champs oppose each other in. In Neeko against Aphelios games, Neeko’s team is 0.1% more probable to obtain first blood. This implies that she probably will get first blood versus Aphelios.

Best Neeko vs Aphelios Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Sapphire CrystalAmplifying Tome

Core Neeko Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Horizon FocusShard of True IceMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionIngenious Hunter
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Neeko's passive ability p
Neeko q ability q
Neeko w ability w
Neeko e ability e
Neeko's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Aphelios as Neeko

Tips for Playing as Neeko against Aphelios

You can set her passive to use hotkeys in the options menu. The default is Shift+F1~F5

Try to use Inherent Glamour sparingly, ineffective uses will put enemies on the alert.

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.

Neeko vs Aphelios Counter Stats

Neeko Image
Win Rate
53.7 %
VS
Win Rate
46.3 %
Aphelios Image
6
< Kills >
6.9
6.2
< Deaths >
7.1
7.8
< Assists >
6.5
1.39
< Killing Sprees >
1.61
120
< Minions Killed >
157
0.1
< Dragons Killed >
0.24
0.55
< Inhibitors >
0.44
1,914
< Physical Damage >
16,351
15,155
< Magic Damage >
1,231
1,058
< True Damage >
679
18,128
< Damage Dealt >
18,261
18,645
< Damage Taken >
18,233
10,724
< Gold Earned >
11,646
2.23
< Towers >
2.1
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
1,716
< Total Healing >
3,410
13,079
< Experience >
12,454
27
< Vision Score >
18
13
< Wards Placed >
9
186
< Time Dealing CC >
139

How to Counter Aphelios with Neeko in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize some strategic Neeko against Aphelios matchup statistics that can help you realize the differences between the pair. As an example, Neeko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Aphelios’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Neeko may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Aphelios..

Neeko normally has a similar longest kill spree as her opponent does. On average, she receives a similar amount of damage to Aphelios. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the champion with increased health has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Neeko and Aphelios

Damage Types Compared

Neeko
Aphelios
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Neeko
Aphelios

Who is Better, Neeko or Aphelios?

Both League champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Neeko usually wins when playing against Aphelios, with a 53.7% win rate. Therefore, Neeko makes a great counter for Aphelios.

While Neeko does have a higher winrate than Aphelios, when facing one another, Neeko also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes her a less complex champ to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Neeko into Aphelios.

Moreover, Neeko also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Aphelios. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Neeko vs Aphelios matchups, Neeko is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Neeko is a great counter for Aphelios. You will do well by focussing your strategy on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Neeko against Aphelios.

Additional Information for Neeko Players

How We Calculated Our Neeko vs Aphelios Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aphelios as Neeko, we analyzed 547 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 Neeko 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Neeko to counter Aphelios during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Neeko usually racks up a similar amount of CS as Aphelios. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown on this page to do well.

The best items to have in your Neeko versus Aphelios build consist of Everfrost, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Neeko combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better against Aphelios than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Neeko had an average win rate of 53.7% when playing against Aphelios with this counter build.

To have the best probability of coming out on top against Aphelios as Neeko, Neeko players should use the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ingenious Hunter, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players chose for Neeko vs Aphelios matchups, this composite of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 53.7% winrate overall.

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