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

Vel'Koz vs Lee Sin

How to Beat Lee Sin as Vel'Koz in LoL Lee Sin is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Lee Sin as Vel'Koz

based on 1,142 Vel'Koz vs Lee Sin matchups
Win Rate
59 %
K/D/A
2.43
Pick Rate
3.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of rated League matches that we review every week. Our guide on how to beat Lee Sin as Vel'Koz resulted from an analysis of 1142 ranked games where both champs fought one another. This particular counter pairing is fairly rare. Vel'Koz is forced to battle against Lee Sin in only 3.7% of his matches.

Vel'Koz vs Lee Sin Matchup Summary

Vel'Koz does a great job of countering Lee Sin. Normally, he wins a whopping 59.0% of the time the champions battle one another in. In Vel'Koz against Lee Sin rounds, Vel'Koz’s side is 0.1% less likely to get first blood. This implies that he most likely won't get first blood versus Lee Sin.

Best Vel'Koz vs Lee Sin Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Vel'Koz Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishZhonya's HourglassShard of True Ice

Optional Items

ShadowflameHorizon FocusMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerbarrier summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Vel'Koz to level up q
>
Second ability for Vel'Koz to level up w
>
Last skill for Vel'Koz to max out e

Runes

Sorcery Arcane Comet Manaflow BandTranscendenceScorch
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Vel'Koz's passive ability p
Vel'Koz q ability q
Vel'Koz w ability w
Vel'Koz e ability e
Vel'Koz's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
8
W
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Q
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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 Lee Sin as Vel'Koz

Tips for Playing as Vel'Koz against Lee Sin

Be very careful about when to use Life Form Disintegration Ray. Many champions have abilities that can interrupt the spell.

When laning, use Void Rift to kill minions while building stacks of Organic Deconstruction on your opponent. You can then follow up with your other abilities.

Shooting Plasma Fission diagonally and splitting at maximum range allows you to hit opponents that are out of the range of the initial missile, but is more challenging to pull off.

Advice to Win Against Lee Sin

Stay spread out to minimize the impact of Lee Sin's ultimate, Dragon's Rage.

Lee Sin relies heavily on following up with his abilities. Use disables to prevent him from chaining together his abilities and attacks.

Lee Sin has powerful tools to combat physical damage in Iron Will and Cripple but he is still vulnerable to magic damage.

Vel'Koz vs Lee Sin Counter Stats

Vel'Koz Image
Win Rate
59 %
VS
Win Rate
41 %
Lee Sin Image
5.5
< Kills >
7.5
6.1
< Deaths >
6.8
9.3
< Assists >
7.8
1.25
< Killing Sprees >
1.73
88
< Minions Killed >
36
0.1
< Dragons Killed >
1.32
0.55
< Inhibitors >
0.37
506
< Physical Damage >
12,044
16,350
< Magic Damage >
2,377
4,463
< True Damage >
789
21,320
< Damage Dealt >
15,210
14,917
< Damage Taken >
30,333
10,341
< Gold Earned >
11,528
1.93
< Towers >
1.32
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.28
1,269
< Total Healing >
7,389
12,308
< Experience >
13,015
43
< Vision Score >
24
20
< Wards Placed >
12
185
< Time Dealing CC >
390

How to Counter Lee Sin with Vel'Koz in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page clarify several important Vel'Koz vs. Lee Sin counter stats that can help us figure out the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Vel'Koz’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Lee Sin’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Vel'Koz may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Lee Sin..

Vel'Koz normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Typically, he receives less damage than Lee Sin. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the champion with higher HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Vel'Koz and Lee Sin

Damage Types Compared

Vel'Koz
Lee Sin
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Vel'Koz
Lee Sin

Who is Better, Vel'Koz or Lee Sin?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Vel'Koz usually wins when playing against Lee Sin, with a 59.0% win rate. Thus, Vel'Koz makes a fantastic counter to Lee Sin.

While Vel'Koz does have a much higher winrate than Lee Sin, when facing one another, Vel'Koz also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex character to learn. You should be be fine when picking Vel'Koz into Lee Sinas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Vel'Koz has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Lee Sin. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Vel'Koz vs Lee Sin matchups, Vel'Koz is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Vel'Koz is a great counter for Lee Sin. Focus your actions on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Vel'Koz against Lee Sin.

Additional Information for Vel'Koz Players

How We Calculated Our Vel'Koz vs Lee Sin Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lee Sin as Vel'Koz, we analyzed 1,142 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 Lee Sin as Vel'Koz 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 Vel'Koz to counter Lee Sin 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 pay attention to the build and stats shown above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Vel'Koz on average racks up more CS compared to Lee Sin. Champs who on average don't take much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers shown here to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Vel'Koz versus Lee Sin build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shard of True Ice. When Vel'Koz incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better vs Lee Sin than with most other typical builds. In fact, Vel'Koz boasted an average winrate of 59.0% battling Lee Sin with this counter build.

To have the greatest chance of beating Lee Sin as Vel'Koz, you should equip the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players used for Vel'Koz vs Lee Sin clashes, this blending of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 59.0% win rate overall.

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