How to Win Sion vs Aatrox Counter Matchup Sion is in the b tier of champions

Sion vs Aatrox

How to Beat Aatrox as Sion in LoL Aatrox is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Aatrox as Sion

based on 2,429 Sion vs Aatrox matchups
Win Rate
47.3 %
K/D/A
1.37
Pick Rate
2.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends games each week. Within our dataset, Sion did battle with Aatrox in 2429 games. With so many games with Sion versus Aatrox gives us a lot of faith in our ability to prepare informative stats and a pro build to counter Aatrox. This particular counter pairing is relatively rare. Sion fights Aatrox in only 2.5% of his matches.

Sion vs Aatrox Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Sion does a below average job of beating Aatrox. Typically, he wins a lowly 47.3% of the time the champions fight each other in. In Sion vs Aatrox rounds, Sion’s side is 0.1% less likely to obtain first blood. This implies that he probably won't get first blood versus Aatrox.

Best Sion vs Aatrox Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsRuby Crystal

Core Sion Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisThornmailTitanic Hydra

Optional Items

Frozen HeartRanduin's OmenLord Dominik's RegardsFimbulwinter

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Resolve Grasp of the Undying DemolishConditioningOvergrowth
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryTime Warp Tonic
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Sion's passive ability p
Sion q ability q
Sion w ability w
Sion e ability e
Sion's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
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 Aatrox as Sion

Tips for Playing as Sion against Aatrox

Roar of the Slayer is a great setup ability to land a very powerful Decimating Smash.

The Soul Furnace buff displays how much shield strength is remaining, use this information to time its explosion perfectly.

You only have very slight turning ability during Unstoppable Onslaught, so make sure to use it in straight paths.

Advice to Win Against Aatrox

Aatrox's Infernal Chains are easier to exit when running towards the sides or at Aatrox.

Keep your distance when Aatrox uses his Ultimate to prevent him from reviving.

Aatrox's attacks are very telegraphed, so use the time to dodge the hit zones.

Sion vs Aatrox Counter Stats

Sion Image
Win Rate
47.3 %
VS
Win Rate
52.7 %
Aatrox Image
3.7
< Kills >
6.7
7.3
< Deaths >
5.2
6.3
< Assists >
6.1
0.75
< Killing Sprees >
1.53
156
< Minions Killed >
162
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
0.09
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.45
11,611
< Physical Damage >
22,377
5,274
< Magic Damage >
76
462
< True Damage >
614
17,348
< Damage Dealt >
23,067
34,141
< Damage Taken >
35,377
10,758
< Gold Earned >
11,592
2.75
< Towers >
2.12
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
2,686
< Total Healing >
14,164
13,869
< Experience >
14,695
16
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
617
< Time Dealing CC >
273

How to Counter Aatrox with Sion in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here highlight several significant Sion vs. Aatrox counter statistics that may help you interpret the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Sion’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Aatrox’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Sion may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Aatrox. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in deaths.

Sion usually has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his counter does. Commonly, he takes a similar amount of damage to Aatrox. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Sion and Aatrox

Damage Types Compared

Sion
Aatrox
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Sion
Aatrox

Who is Better, Sion or Aatrox?

Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Sion usually loses when playing against Aatrox, with a 47.3% win rate. As a result, Sion makes a poor counter to Aatrox.

While Sion does have a lower win rate compared to Aatrox, when facing one another, Sion also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more time consuming champion to learn and master. You may get destroyed when picking Sion into Aatrox.

Furthermore, Sion has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Aatrox. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Sion vs Aatrox matchups, Aatrox is the better champ with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Sion is a trash counter for Aatrox. Make sure you focus your strategy on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Sion against Aatrox.

Additional Information for Sion Players

How We Calculated Our Sion vs Aatrox Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aatrox as Sion, we analyzed 2,429 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 Aatrox as Sion 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 truly master Sion to counter Aatrox during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Sion most often picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Aatrox. Champions who on average don't earn much CS usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Sion versus Aatrox build include Sunfire Aegis, Thornmail, and Titanic Hydra. When Sion bought at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better vs. Aatrox than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Sion boasted an average winrate of 47.3% battling Aatrox with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Aatrox as Sion, Sion players should equip the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Biscuit Delivery, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players chose for Sion vs Aatrox face-offs, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 47.3% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Aatrox as Sion are presented for every ranked division. To filter the stats and builds to a specific skill level, you can use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.