Soraka is a powerful ally in battle, using her strong healing to keep the party moving forward.
You can use Wish on your allies from across the map to save them from otherwise fatal events.
Equinox can be used as a powerful zoning tool to keep enemies at bay.
Try to take Vladimir down before Hemoplague detonates, as it will heal him for each afflicted enemy Champion.
Making Vladimir use Sanguine Pool at the start of a fight will maximize the Health cost of the ability to him.
Items that counter Health stacking, such as Liandry's Torment and Blade of the Ruined King, are very effective against Vladimir.
The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight some important Soraka against Vladimir counter statistics that may help us realize the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. Soraka’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Vladimir’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Soraka may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Vladimir. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.
Soraka normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her opponent does. On average, she receives less damage than Vladimir. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the champ with higher HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Soraka usually wins when facing off against Vladimir, with a 51.8% win rate. Therefore, Soraka makes a good counter for Vladimir.
While Soraka does have a higher win rate compared to Vladimir, when they face off with one another, Soraka also has a much lower difficulty level that makes her a less time consuming champion to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Soraka into Vladimir.
Moreover, Soraka also has a great amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Vladimir. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Soraka vs Vladimir matchups, Soraka is the better champ with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.
Soraka is a decent counter to Vladimir. Make sure you focus your gameplay on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Soraka against Vladimir.
If you would like to truly master Soraka in order to counter Vladimir during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Soraka on average picks up a lot less CS compared to Vladimir. Champions who on average don't earn much CS usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers displayed here to do well.
The ideal items to prioritize in your Soraka versus Vladimir build consist of Moonstone Renewer, Redemption, and Shard of True Ice. When Soraka used at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better versus Vladimir than with most other common item sets. In fact, Soraka had an average win rate of 51.8% when playing against Vladimir with this counter build.
To have the highest likelihood of defeating Vladimir as Soraka, Soraka players should use the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players picked for Soraka vs Vladimir face-offs, this combo of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 51.8% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Vladimir as Soraka are presented for all skill levels combined. If you want to filter the statistics and builds to a specific skill level, you may use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.