How to Win Sylas vs Aurelion Sol Counter Matchup Sylas is in the b tier of champions

Sylas vs Aurelion Sol

How to Beat Aurelion Sol as Sylas in LoL Aurelion Sol is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Aurelion Sol as Sylas

based on 863 Sylas vs Aurelion Sol matchups
Win Rate
50.9 %
K/D/A
2.3
Pick Rate
0.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked LoL matches every week. Within our data, Sylas battled Aurelion Sol 863 times. Using so many matchups for Sylas versus Aurelion Sol gives us confidence in our capability to prepare useful data and a recommended build to destroy Aurelion Sol. This particular champion pairing is fairly rare. Sylas fights Aurelion Sol in only 0.3% of his matches.

Sylas vs Aurelion Sol Matchup Summary

Sylas has done a ok job of beating Aurelion Sol. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.9% of matches the champs face each other in. In Sylas vs Aurelion Sol rounds, Sylas’s team is 0.1% more likely to get first blood. This implies that he probably will get first blood against Aurelion Sol.

Best Sylas vs Aurelion Sol Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Mosstomper SeedlingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeHextech Alternator

Core Sylas Items

~22 Mins
Night HarvesterRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Optional Items

Zhonya's HourglassCosmic Drive

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Inspiration Magical FootwearCosmic Insight
Adaptive Force Adaptive Force Magic Resist
Sylas's passive ability p
Sylas q ability q
Sylas w ability w
Sylas e ability e
Sylas's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
W
3
Q
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
E
9
W
10
E
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R
12
E
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E
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Aurelion Sol as Sylas

Tips for Playing as Sylas against Aurelion Sol

Wait for you or your enemy to reach low health before using Kingslayer for maximum effect.

Space out your ability usage to get maximum effect from Petricite Burst.

Clever use of enemy ultimates can open up new possibilities to approach teamfights.

Advice to Win Against Aurelion Sol

He gains speed while chasing in a straight line, but taking damage makes him lose that momentum.

Try to get inside his orbit, since his stars can't hurt you up close.

His stars disappear while stunned or silenced, giving you an easy opportunity to fight him.

His Starsurge ability can grow to cover a huge area - don't stay in the same place too long!

Sylas vs Aurelion Sol Counter Stats

Sylas Image
Win Rate
50.9 %
VS
Win Rate
49.1 %
Aurelion Sol Image
8.2
< Kills >
5.3
6.7
< Deaths >
6.9
7.2
< Assists >
9.4
1.88
< Killing Sprees >
1.17
86
< Minions Killed >
137
0.53
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.4
< Inhibitors >
0.4
551
< Physical Damage >
1,484
21,676
< Magic Damage >
18,097
1,101
< True Damage >
988
23,329
< Damage Dealt >
20,569
34,751
< Damage Taken >
25,780
11,566
< Gold Earned >
10,488
1.43
< Towers >
1.65
0.14
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
6,777
< Total Healing >
3,094
13,527
< Experience >
13,625
20
< Vision Score >
19
7
< Wards Placed >
9
327
< Time Dealing CC >
257

How to Counter Aurelion Sol with Sylas in LoL

The stats shown here highlight several vital Sylas vs. Aurelion Sol counter statistics that may help you interpret the differences between the pair. As an example, Sylas’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Aurelion Sol’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Sylas may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Aurelion Sol..

Sylas usually has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his matchup does. On average, he receives more damage than Aurelion Sol. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the champion with more HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Sylas and Aurelion Sol

Damage Types Compared

Sylas
Aurelion Sol
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Sylas
Aurelion Sol

Who is Better, Sylas or Aurelion Sol?

Both League champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Sylas usually fairs equally well when facing off against Aurelion Sol, with a 50.9% win rate. Thus, Sylas makes an ok counter to Aurelion Sol.

While Sylas does have a higher win rate compared to Aurelion Sol, when facing one another, Sylas also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less time consuming champion to develop with. You should be careful when picking Sylas into Aurelion Sol.

Furthermore, Sylas also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Aurelion Sol. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Sylas vs Aurelion Sol matchups, Sylas is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Sylas is a decent counter for Aurelion Sol. Focus your strategy on increasing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Sylas against Aurelion Sol.

Additional Information for Sylas Players

How We Calculated Our Sylas vs Aurelion Sol Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aurelion Sol as Sylas, we analyzed 863 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 Aurelion Sol as Sylas 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 learn all of the intricacies of Sylas in order to counter Aurelion Sol during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Sylas usually racks up less CS relative to Aurelion Sol. Champions who typically don't take much CS usualy don't require much CS to be effective, 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, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Sylas versus Aurelion Sol build include Night Harvester, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Sylas incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better vs Aurelion Sol than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Sylas had an average winrate of 50.9% when countering Aurelion Sol with these items in his kit.

To have the best likelihood of crushing Aurelion Sol as Sylas, you should take the Dark Harvest, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the runes players picked for Sylas vs Aurelion Sol counter picks, this mix of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 50.9% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Aurelion Sol as Sylas are displayed for all skill levels, merged. To narrow the stats and builds to a particular division, you can use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.