How to Win Xerath vs Aurelion Sol Counter Matchup Xerath is in the a tier of champions

Xerath vs Aurelion Sol

How to Beat Aurelion Sol as Xerath in LoL Aurelion Sol is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Aurelion Sol as Xerath

based on 213 Xerath vs Aurelion Sol matchups
Win Rate
45.5 %
K/D/A
2.61
Pick Rate
0.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of ranked League matches that we get from Riot Games every week. This guide on how to beat Aurelion Sol as Xerath resulted from an evaluation of 213 ranked games where both champs faced one another. This pairing is somewhat rare. Xerath encounters Aurelion Sol in only 0.3% of his games.

Xerath vs Aurelion Sol Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Xerath has done a pathetic job of countering Aurelion Sol. Typically, he wins a lowly 45.5% of games the champions oppose each other in. In Xerath versus Aurelion Sol games, Xerath’s team is 0.0% more probable to get first blood. This indicates that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Aurelion Sol.

Best Xerath vs Aurelion Sol Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Xerath Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestShard of True IceHorizon Focus

Optional Items

Shadowflame

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerbarrier summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearBiscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Sorcery Manaflow BandScorch
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Xerath's passive ability p
Xerath q ability q
Xerath w ability w
Xerath e ability e
Xerath's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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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 Aurelion Sol as Xerath

Tips for Playing as Xerath against Aurelion Sol

Eye of Destruction will make landing Arcanopulse easier as the target will be slowed.

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.

Advice to Win Against Aurelion Sol

His stars disappear while stunned or silenced, giving you an easy opportunity to fight him.

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 Starsurge ability can grow to cover a huge area - don't stay in the same place too long!

Xerath vs Aurelion Sol Counter Stats

Xerath Image
Win Rate
45.5 %
VS
Win Rate
54.5 %
Aurelion Sol Image
6.1
< Kills >
5.5
6.1
< Deaths >
6.3
9.8
< Assists >
8.7
1.39
< Killing Sprees >
1.17
88
< Minions Killed >
148
0.09
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.41
548
< Physical Damage >
1,187
21,863
< Magic Damage >
15,195
983
< True Damage >
1,027
23,395
< Damage Dealt >
17,411
14,783
< Damage Taken >
23,187
10,795
< Gold Earned >
10,706
1.5
< Towers >
1.65
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
1,035
< Total Healing >
2,911
12,448
< Experience >
13,663
37
< Vision Score >
20
18
< Wards Placed >
9
162
< Time Dealing CC >
250

How to Counter Aurelion Sol with Xerath in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here emphasize some critical Xerath vs. Aurelion Sol counter statistics that can help us grasp the differences between the two. For instance, Xerath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater 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 typically has a similar longest killing spree as his counter does. Typically, he receives less damage than Aurelion Sol. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Xerath and Aurelion Sol

Damage Types Compared

Xerath
Aurelion Sol
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Xerath
Aurelion Sol

Who is Better, Xerath or Aurelion Sol?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Xerath usually loses when playing against Aurelion Sol, with a 45.5% win rate. Thus, Xerath makes a poor counter for Aurelion Sol.

While Xerath does have a much lower winrate than Aurelion Sol, when facing one another, Xerath also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult champion to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Xerath into Aurelion Solas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Xerath also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Aurelion Sol. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Xerath vs Aurelion Sol matchups, Aurelion Sol is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Xerath is a terribly counter to Aurelion Sol. You will do well by focussing your tactics on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Xerath against Aurelion Sol.

Additional Information for Xerath Players

How We Calculated Our Xerath vs Aurelion Sol Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aurelion Sol as Xerath, we analyzed 213 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 Aurelion Sol as Xerath 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To learn all of the intricacies of Xerath to counter Aurelion Sol during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips displayed here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Xerath on average racks up less CS as Aurelion Sol. Champions who on average don't take many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Xerath versus Aurelion Sol build consist of Luden's Tempest, Shard of True Ice, and Horizon Focus. When Xerath used at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better vs. Aurelion Sol than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Xerath boasted an average win rate of 45.5% when countering Aurelion Sol with these items in his kit.

To have the highest chance of crushing Aurelion Sol as Xerath, you should use the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Manaflow Band, and Scorch runes from the Inspiration and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players chose for Xerath vs Aurelion Sol face-offs, this combo of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 45.5% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Aurelion Sol as Xerath are given for all ranked divisions combined. To narrow the statistics and builds to an individual player tier, you may use the selection menu earlier on the page.