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

Shyvana vs Aphelios

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

based on 982 Shyvana vs Aphelios matchups
Win Rate
55.2 %
K/D/A
2.94
Pick Rate
1.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter statistics from the millions of rated League of Legends games that we evaluate each week. Our guide on how to beat Aphelios as Shyvana came out of an evaluation of 982 ranked rounds where both champs battled one another. This champ pairing is somewhat rare. Shyvana has to counter Aphelios in only 1.7% of her matches.

Shyvana vs Aphelios Matchup Summary

Shyvana does a great job of beating Aphelios. Normally, she wins a terrific 55.2% of the time the champs clash against each other in. In Shyvana vs Aphelios rounds, Shyvana’s team is 0.1% less expected to get first blood, indicating that she probably won't get first blood against Aphelios.

Best Shyvana vs Aphelios Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Cloth ArmorBami's Cinder

Core Shyvana Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletBlade of The Ruined KingDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Cosmic DriveThornmailForce of NatureNashor's Tooth

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Press the Attack TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve ConditioningUnflinching
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Shyvana's passive ability p
Shyvana q ability q
Shyvana w ability w
Shyvana e ability e
Shyvana's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
W
3
Q
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
W
9
E
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Aphelios as Shyvana

Tips for Playing as Shyvana against Aphelios

Flame Breath is great to level-up against difficult lane opponents.

It can be valuable to purchase one of the items that can slow enemies: Frozen Mallet, Dead Man's Plate, or Entropy.

Shyvana's abilities all benefit from attacking units. As a result, Attack Speed items are more valuable on her than most champions.

Burnout is an ideal choice for jungling. Monsters will be hit by the full duration, and the speed boost improves her ganking potential.

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.

Shyvana vs Aphelios Counter Stats

Shyvana Image
Win Rate
55.2 %
VS
Win Rate
44.8 %
Aphelios Image
6.3
< Kills >
6.3
4.9
< Deaths >
6.3
8.1
< Assists >
6.3
1.41
< Killing Sprees >
1.44
61
< Minions Killed >
169
1.76
< Dragons Killed >
0.2
0.58
< Inhibitors >
0.5
3,904
< Physical Damage >
19,023
15,556
< Magic Damage >
1,173
1,392
< True Damage >
1,152
20,853
< Damage Dealt >
21,349
34,879
< Damage Taken >
19,851
12,182
< Gold Earned >
11,808
2.05
< Towers >
2.3
0.34
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
8,493
< Total Healing >
3,608
14,214
< Experience >
12,520
22
< Vision Score >
18
5
< Wards Placed >
9
551
< Time Dealing CC >
143

How to Counter Aphelios with Shyvana in LoL

The stats provided here emphasize some vital Shyvana versus Aphelios counter stats that can help you realize the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Shyvana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Aphelios’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Shyvana may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Aphelios..

Shyvana typically has a similar longest killing spree as her opponent does. Typically, she receives more damage than Aphelios. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the champion with more health has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Shyvana and Aphelios

Damage Types Compared

Shyvana
Aphelios
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Shyvana
Aphelios

Who is Better, Shyvana or Aphelios?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Shyvana usually wins when trying to fight Aphelios, with a 55.2% win rate. Thus, Shyvana makes a fantastic counter to Aphelios.

While Shyvana does have a much higher winrate compared to Aphelios, when they face off with one another, Shyvana also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes her a less complex champion to learn and master. You should be be fine when picking Shyvana into Aphelios.

Additionally, Shyvana also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Aphelios. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Shyvana vs Aphelios matchups, Shyvana is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Shyvana is a great counter to Aphelios. You will do well by focussing your tactics on maximizing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Shyvana against Aphelios.

Additional Information for Shyvana Players

How We Calculated Our Shyvana vs Aphelios Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aphelios as Shyvana, we analyzed 982 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 Shyvana 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 Shyvana in order to counter Aphelios during both the lane 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 listen to the build and stats presented here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Shyvana typically racks up less CS relative to Aphelios. Champs who on average don't acquire much CS usualy 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, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers displayed here to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Shyvana versus Aphelios build include Frostfire Gauntlet, Blade of The Ruined King, and Demonic Embrace. When Shyvana included at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better when facing Aphelios than with most other typical builds. In fact, Shyvana had an average win rate of 55.2% battling Aphelios with this counter build.

To have the highest probability of vanquishing Aphelios as Shyvana, Shyvana players should equip the Press the Attack, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Conditioning, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players picked for Shyvana vs Aphelios face-offs, this composite of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 55.2% win rate overall.

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