If you stun an enemy with Shocking Orb, follow up with a guaranteed center hit on Eye of Destruction.
It's easier to land Arcanopulse on an enemy when they're moving toward or away from you, rather than side to side.
Eye of Destruction will make landing Arcanopulse easier as the target will be slowed.
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!
The stat comparisons shown on this page underscore some influential Xerath vs. Aurelion Sol counter statistics that may help you explain the distinctions between these two champs. As an example, Xerath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Aurelion Sol’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Xerath may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Aurelion Sol..
Xerath usually has a similar longest killing spree as his matchup does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Aurelion Sol. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.
Both LoL champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Xerath usually fairs equally well when playing against Aurelion Sol, with a 49.5% win rate. Thus, Xerath makes an ok counter for Aurelion Sol.
While Xerath does have a lower win rate than Aurelion Sol, when on opposite teams, Xerath also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming champion to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Xerath into Aurelion Solas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.
Furthermore, Xerath has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Aurelion Sol. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Xerath vs Aurelion Sol matchups, Aurelion Sol is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.
Xerath is a somewhat poor counter for Aurelion Sol. You will do well by focussing your play on maximizing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Xerath against Aurelion Sol.
To learn all of the intricacies of Xerath to counter Aurelion Sol 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 listen to the build and suggestions displayed above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Xerath most often gets less CS as Aurelion Sol. Champions who typically don't take many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers displayed on this page to do well.
The best items to focus on in your Xerath versus Aurelion Sol build consist of Luden's Tempest, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Horizon Focus. When Xerath combined at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better vs. Aurelion Sol than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Xerath had an average win rate of 49.5% when countering Aurelion Sol with this build.
To have the greatest probability of defeating Aurelion Sol as Xerath, Xerath players should use 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 builds that we analyzed for Xerath vs Aurelion Sol face-offs, this set of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 49.5% win rate overall.
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