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

Sett vs Aphelios

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

based on 3,360 Sett vs Aphelios matchups
Win Rate
55.1 %
K/D/A
1.9
Pick Rate
1.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds each week. Within our data, Sett faced off against Aphelios in 3360 games. Using so many matchups for Sett vs Aphelios provides us a lot of confidence in our ability to produce actionable stats and a solid build to wreck Aphelios. This champ pairing is fairly rare. Sett encounters Aphelios in only 1.7% of his rounds.

Sett vs Aphelios Matchup Summary

Sett has done a great job of countering Aphelios. Normally, he wins a whopping 55.1% of matches the champs oppose one another in. In Sett vs Aphelios games, Sett’s team is 0.1% more likely to earn first blood, indicating that he probably will get first blood versus Aphelios.

Best Sett vs Aphelios Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsVampiric Scepter

Core Sett Items

~22 Mins
HeartsteelSterak's GageTitanic Hydra

Optional Items

Spear Of ShojinDeath's DanceBlack CleaverBlade of The Ruined King

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Resolve Grasp of the Undying DemolishSecond WindOvergrowth
Precision TriumphLast Stand
Attack Speed Adaptive Force Magic Resist
Sett's passive ability p
Sett q ability q
Sett w ability w
Sett e ability e
Sett's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
W
3
Q
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
8
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Aphelios as Sett

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.

Sett vs Aphelios Counter Stats

Sett Image
Win Rate
55.1 %
VS
Win Rate
44.9 %
Aphelios Image
6.1
< Kills >
6.4
6.2
< Deaths >
6.8
5.7
< Assists >
6.6
1.4
< Killing Sprees >
1.48
140
< Minions Killed >
155
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.16
0.57
< Inhibitors >
0.46
17,060
< Physical Damage >
19,056
442
< Magic Damage >
1,133
5,055
< True Damage >
1,057
22,558
< Damage Dealt >
21,247
35,514
< Damage Taken >
19,527
11,254
< Gold Earned >
11,344
2.54
< Towers >
2.16
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
4,024
< Total Healing >
3,748
14,024
< Experience >
12,373
17
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
8
165
< Time Dealing CC >
141

How to Counter Aphelios with Sett in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize some important Sett versus Aphelios matchup stats that may help you appreciate the differences between the two. For instance, Sett’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Aphelios’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Sett may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Aphelios..

Sett usually has a similar longest kill spree as his foe does. Typically, he takes more damage than Aphelios. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Sett and Aphelios

Damage Types Compared

Sett
Aphelios
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Sett
Aphelios

Who is Better, Sett or Aphelios?

Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Sett usually wins when playing against Aphelios, with a 55.1% win rate. As a result, Sett makes a fantastic counter to Aphelios.

While Sett does have a much higher win rate than Aphelios, when they face off with one another, Sett also has a much lower learning curve that makes him a less complex champion to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Sett into Aphelios.

Additionally, Sett also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Aphelios. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Sett vs Aphelios matchups, Sett is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Sett is a great counter to Aphelios. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Sett against Aphelios.

Additional Information for Sett Players

How We Calculated Our Sett vs Aphelios Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aphelios as Sett, we analyzed 3,360 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 Sett 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 Sett to counter Aphelios during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions presented here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Sett typically gets a similar amount of CS relative to Aphelios. Champions who typically don't take much CS usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The top items to use in your Sett versus Aphelios build include Heartsteel, Sterak's Gage, and Titanic Hydra. When Sett incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better when facing Aphelios than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Sett had an average winrate of 55.1% when playing against Aphelios with these items in his kit.

To have the best probability of crushing Aphelios as Sett, you should use the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Second Wind, Overgrowth, Last Stand, and Triumph runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players used for Sett vs Aphelios counters, this blending of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 55.1% winrate overall.

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