Vel'Koz is very dangerous if left alone in a fight. Try to focus him down early.
Vel'Koz has fairly low mobility and is vulnerable to ganks.
Life Form Disintegration Ray can be interrupted by stuns, silences and knockups.
The stat comparisons shown here feature some strategic Yone vs. Vel'Koz counter statistics that may help you appreciate the differences between these two champs. For instance, Yone’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Vel'Koz’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Yone may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Vel'Koz..
Yone usually has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his foe does. On average, he receives more damage than Vel'Koz. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the champ with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both League champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Yone usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Vel'Koz, with a 49.1% win rate. As a result, Yone makes an ok counter to Vel'Koz.
While Yone does have a lower win rate compared to Vel'Koz, when they face off with one another, Yone also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more time consuming champion to develop with. You should be careful when picking Yone into Vel'Kozas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.
Furthermore, Yone also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Vel'Koz. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Yone vs Vel'Koz matchups, Vel'Koz is the better champion with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.
Yone is a somewhat poor counter to Vel'Koz. Focus your gameplay on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Yone against Vel'Koz.
If you would like to truly master Yone to counter Vel'Koz during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Yone usually accumulates more CS compared to Vel'Koz. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.
The best items to prioritize in your Yone versus Vel'Koz build include Infinity Edge, Bloodthirster, and Immortal Shieldbow. When Yone bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better against Vel'Koz than with most other common item sets. In fact, Yone boasted an average win rate of 49.1% when playing against Vel'Koz with this build.
To have the greatest chance of annihilating Vel'Koz as Yone, Yone players should take the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players used for Yone vs Vel'Koz matchups, this mix of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 49.1% win rate overall.
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