How to Win Viego vs Heimerdinger Counter Matchup Viego is in the b tier of champions

Viego vs Heimerdinger

How to Beat Heimerdinger as Viego in LoL Heimerdinger is in the s tier of champions
Assassin Fighter
Mage Support

How to Beat Heimerdinger as Viego

based on 1,366 Viego vs Heimerdinger matchups
Win Rate
43.6 %
K/D/A
2.14
Pick Rate
2.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League games that we evaluate each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Heimerdinger as Viego came out of an evaluation of 1366 ranked matches where both champs opposed each other. This pairing is relatively rare. Viego is forced to battle against Heimerdinger in only 2.2% of their games.

Viego vs Heimerdinger Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Viego has done a pathetic job of beating Heimerdinger. Typically, they wins a lowly 43.6% of the time the champs face off with each other in. In Viego against Heimerdinger games, Viego’s team is 0.0% more expected to gain first blood, indicating that they probably will be able to get first blood against Heimerdinger.

Best Viego vs Heimerdinger Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordRecurve Bow

Core Viego Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerBlade of The Ruined KingDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Guardian AngelMaw of MalmortiusWit's End

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: AlacrityLast Stand
Inspiration Magical FootwearCosmic Insight
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Viego's passive ability p
Viego q ability q
Viego w ability w
Viego e ability e
Viego's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Heimerdinger as Viego

Advice to Win Against Heimerdinger

It's better to destroy all of Heimerdinger's turrets at once with the help of creeps than to fight them one at a time.

Be wary of Heimerdinger's Upgrade!!!, as he can use it to find an answer to most trouble he gets into. Once his ultimate is down, go in for the kill!

Viego vs Heimerdinger Counter Stats

Viego Image
Win Rate
43.6 %
VS
Win Rate
56.4 %
Heimerdinger Image
7.5
< Kills >
5.3
6.5
< Deaths >
6.1
6.4
< Assists >
7.3
1.72
< Killing Sprees >
1.21
45
< Minions Killed >
144
1.31
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.39
< Inhibitors >
0.58
13,751
< Physical Damage >
815
2,496
< Magic Damage >
24,701
1,455
< True Damage >
960
17,704
< Damage Dealt >
26,476
32,926
< Damage Taken >
18,224
11,972
< Gold Earned >
11,223
1.51
< Towers >
2.25
0.31
< Baron Takedowns >
0.09
11,685
< Total Healing >
1,477
13,490
< Experience >
13,907
21
< Vision Score >
23
5
< Wards Placed >
11
276
< Time Dealing CC >
234

How to Counter Heimerdinger with Viego in LoL

The stats shown on this page show some important Viego versus Heimerdinger matchup statistics that can help you interpret the differences between the two. For instance, Viego’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Heimerdinger’s ratio of NaN, showing that Viego may be more central to their team's team fighting effectiveness than Heimerdinger..

Viego usually has a slightly larger longest kill spree than their opponent does. Typically, they receives more damage than Heimerdinger. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the champion with more HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Viego and Heimerdinger

Damage Types Compared

Viego
Heimerdinger
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Viego
Heimerdinger

Who is Better, Viego or Heimerdinger?

Both League champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Viego usually loses when facing off against Heimerdinger, with a 43.6% win rate. Therefore, Viego makes a poor counter to Heimerdinger.

While Viego does have a much lower win rate compared to Heimerdinger, when they face off with one another, Viego also has a lower difficulty level that makes them a less difficult champ to learn. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Viego into Heimerdinger.

Furthermore, Viego also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Heimerdinger. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Viego vs Heimerdinger matchups, Heimerdinger is the better champion with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Viego is a trash counter for Heimerdinger. Make sure you focus your strategy on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Viego against Heimerdinger.

Additional Information for Viego Players

How We Calculated Our Viego vs Heimerdinger Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Heimerdinger as Viego, we analyzed 1,366 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 Heimerdinger as Viego 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 Viego to counter Heimerdinger during both the lane 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 listen to the build and suggestions presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Viego typically racks up a lot less CS compared to Heimerdinger. Champions who typically don't get much CS often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers shown here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Viego versus Heimerdinger build include Kraken Slayer, Blade of The Ruined King, and Death's Dance. When Viego incorporated at least these three pieces in their build, they performed a lot better versus Heimerdinger than with many other common builds. In fact, Viego boasted an average win rate of 43.6% when playing against Heimerdinger with this counter build.

To have the highest probability of crushing Heimerdinger as Viego, you should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players chose for Viego vs Heimerdinger counters, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 43.6% win rate overall.

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