How to Win Taliyah vs Vel'Koz Counter Matchup Taliyah is in the a tier of champions

Taliyah vs Vel'Koz

How to Beat Vel'Koz as Taliyah in LoL Vel'Koz is in the a tier of champions
Mage Support
Mage

How to Beat Vel'Koz as Taliyah

based on 1,262 Taliyah vs Vel'Koz matchups
Win Rate
43.5 %
K/D/A
2.13
Pick Rate
2.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of ranked LoL matches each week. In our data, Taliyah battled Vel'Koz in 1262 rounds. Including so many matchups for Taliyah vs Vel'Koz provides us a lot of faith in our capability to produce informative statistics and a pro build to shatter Vel'Koz. This particular matchup is relatively rare. Taliyah encounters Vel'Koz in only 2.7% of her rounds.

Taliyah vs Vel'Koz Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Taliyah has done a terrible job of countering Vel'Koz. On average, she wins a lowly 43.5% of matches the champions face each other in. In Taliyah vs Vel'Koz rounds, Taliyah’s team is 0.0% more likely to get first blood. This indicates that she most likely will be able to get first blood against Vel'Koz.

Best Taliyah vs Vel'Koz Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeDark Seal

Core Taliyah Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Rylai's Crystal ScepterRabadon's DeathcapVoid StaffSeraph's Embrace

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryTime Warp Tonic
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Taliyah's passive ability p
Taliyah q ability q
Taliyah w ability w
Taliyah e ability e
Taliyah's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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E
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Q
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Vel'Koz as Taliyah

Tips for Playing as Taliyah against Vel'Koz

Once you have Rylai's Crystal Scepter, casting Threaded Volley at enemies chasing you is a great way of making them regret everything.

Try to throw enemies into Unraveled Earth using Seismic Shove.

Remember, you don't always have to ride Weaver's Wall.

Advice to Win Against Vel'Koz

Vel'Koz is very dangerous if left alone in a fight. Try to focus him down early.

Vel'Koz has fairly low mobility and is vulnerable to ganks.

Life Form Disintegration Ray can be interrupted by stuns, silences and knockups.

Taliyah vs Vel'Koz Counter Stats

Taliyah Image
Win Rate
43.5 %
VS
Win Rate
56.5 %
Vel'Koz Image
6.3
< Kills >
5.8
6.9
< Deaths >
5.7
8.4
< Assists >
9
1.43
< Killing Sprees >
1.35
125
< Minions Killed >
108
0.48
< Dragons Killed >
0.12
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.58
777
< Physical Damage >
520
20,501
< Magic Damage >
19,508
1,323
< True Damage >
5,386
22,602
< Damage Dealt >
25,415
24,074
< Damage Taken >
17,037
12,036
< Gold Earned >
10,870
1.52
< Towers >
1.92
0.12
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
3,666
< Total Healing >
1,504
14,341
< Experience >
13,192
23
< Vision Score >
41
9
< Wards Placed >
19
523
< Time Dealing CC >
205

How to Counter Vel'Koz with Taliyah in LoL

The stats provided here underscore several important Taliyah versus Vel'Koz matchup stats that may help us grasp the differences between the two. As an example, Taliyah’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Vel'Koz’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Taliyah may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Vel'Koz..

Taliyah often has a similar longest kill spree as her matchup does. Commonly, she takes more damage than Vel'Koz. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also show that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Taliyah and Vel'Koz

Damage Types Compared

Taliyah
Vel'Koz
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Taliyah
Vel'Koz

Who is Better, Taliyah or Vel'Koz?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Taliyah usually loses when playing against Vel'Koz, with a 43.5% win rate. Thus, Taliyah makes a poor counter to Vel'Koz.

While Taliyah does have a much lower winrate than Vel'Koz, when on opposite teams, Taliyah also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less difficult champion to learn and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Taliyah into Vel'Koz.

Furthermore, Taliyah also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Vel'Koz. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Taliyah vs Vel'Koz matchups, Vel'Koz is the better champ with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Taliyah is a bad counter to Vel'Koz. You will do well by focussing your tactics on maximizing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Taliyah against Vel'Koz.

Additional Information for Taliyah Players

How We Calculated Our Taliyah vs Vel'Koz Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Vel'Koz as Taliyah, we analyzed 1,262 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 Vel'Koz as Taliyah 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 Taliyah to counter Vel'Koz during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Taliyah usually picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Vel'Koz. Champs who on average don't earn many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Taliyah versus Vel'Koz build include Luden's Tempest, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Taliyah included at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better vs. Vel'Koz than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Taliyah boasted an average win rate of 43.5% when countering Vel'Koz with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest probability of vanquishing Vel'Koz as Taliyah, Taliyah players should take the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Biscuit Delivery, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Taliyah vs Vel'Koz counters, this order of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 43.5% winrate overall.

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