Follow your Blood Hunt trails to low health enemy champions.
Infinite Duress (R)'s distance scales with any Move Speed you gain, even from ally buffs and summoner spells.
Jaws of the Beast (Q) will follow enemies who run, dash or teleport if you keep the button held down.
Be careful about how close you let Viktor get to you. Viktor's control of the battlefield increases with his proximity to his opponent.
Be aware of how many augments Viktor has upgraded by looking at the color of the light on his staff (purple, yellow, blue, red).
The stat comparisons shown on this page show some valuable Warwick vs. Viktor matchup stats that can help you realize the distinctions between this pair of champs. For instance, Warwick’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Viktor’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Warwick may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Viktor..
Warwick typically has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. Typically, he takes more damage than Viktor. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Warwick usually loses when facing off against Viktor, with a 48.5% win rate. Thus, Warwick makes a bad counter for Viktor.
While Warwick does have a lower win rate than Viktor, when on opposite teams, Warwick also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less challenging champion to develop with. You should be careful when picking Warwick into Viktor.
Furthermore, Warwick also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Viktor. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Warwick vs Viktor matchups, Viktor is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.
Warwick is a somewhat poor counter for Viktor. Focus your tactics on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Warwick against Viktor.
To learn all of the intricacies of Warwick in order to counter Viktor during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and stats shown here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Warwick usually gets a lot less CS compared to Viktor. Champions who on average don't earn much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.
The top items to focus on in your Warwick versus Viktor build include Sunfire Aegis, Blade of The Ruined King, and Titanic Hydra. When Warwick incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better vs. Viktor than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Warwick had an average win rate of 48.5% when playing against Viktor with this counter build.
To have the greatest chance of coming out on top against Viktor as Warwick, you should use the Press the Attack, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Celerity, and Waterwalking runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Warwick vs Viktor counter picks, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 48.5% winrate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Viktor as Warwick are presented for every ranked division. If you want to scope the statistics and builds to a distinct player tier, you may use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.