How to Win Yorick vs Aphelios Counter Matchup Yorick is in the s tier of champions

Yorick vs Aphelios

How to Beat Aphelios as Yorick in LoL Aphelios is in the b tier of champions
Fighter Tank
Marksman

How to Beat Aphelios as Yorick

based on 750 Yorick vs Aphelios matchups
Win Rate
56 %
K/D/A
1.58
Pick Rate
1.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of rated LoL games that we evaluate each and every week. This guide on how to beat Aphelios as Yorick came out of an evaluation of 750 ranked rounds where both champions battled one another. This matchup is fairly rare. Yorick is forced to battle against Aphelios in only 1.8% of his matches.

Yorick vs Aphelios Matchup Summary

Yorick does a great job of countering Aphelios. Normally, he wins a fantastic 56.0% of games the champions battle one another in. In Yorick versus Aphelios rounds, Yorick’s team is 0.2% less likely to gain first blood, implying that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Aphelios.

Best Yorick vs Aphelios Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsPhage

Core Yorick Items

~22 Mins
Trinity ForceHullbreakerSerylda's Grudge

Optional Items

Titanic HydraThornmail

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Resolve Grasp of the Undying DemolishBone PlatingOvergrowth
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryApproach Velocity
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Yorick's passive ability p
Yorick q ability q
Yorick w ability w
Yorick e ability e
Yorick's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
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 Aphelios as Yorick

Tips for Playing as Yorick against Aphelios

You do not need to cast Awakening to regain the ability to cast Last Rites.

The Maiden will attempt to assist you in a fight, so choose your targets well.

You can send the Maiden down a lane alone, be careful though, as she represents a large portion of your combat power.

Advice to Win Against Aphelios

Each of Aphelios' weapons have different weaknesses, try to exploit the ones that work best for your champion. Watch out for the purple Gravity gun, it can root you.

Yorick vs Aphelios Counter Stats

Yorick Image
Win Rate
56 %
VS
Win Rate
44 %
Aphelios Image
4.4
< Kills >
6.4
5.3
< Deaths >
6.3
4
< Assists >
6.1
1.03
< Killing Sprees >
1.43
177
< Minions Killed >
159
0.1
< Dragons Killed >
0.2
0.91
< Inhibitors >
0.47
11,337
< Physical Damage >
15,634
6,492
< Magic Damage >
1,139
517
< True Damage >
644
18,346
< Damage Dealt >
17,418
25,882
< Damage Taken >
17,052
11,908
< Gold Earned >
11,379
3.96
< Towers >
2.17
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
5,509
< Total Healing >
3,344
14,817
< Experience >
12,206
16
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
167
< Time Dealing CC >
139

How to Counter Aphelios with Yorick in LoL

The stats shown here feature some critical Yorick versus Aphelios matchup statistics that may help you understand the differences between the two. As an example, Yorick’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Aphelios’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Yorick may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Aphelios..

Yorick often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his foe does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Aphelios. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Yorick and Aphelios

Damage Types Compared

Yorick
Aphelios
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Yorick
Aphelios

Who is Better, Yorick or Aphelios?

Both League champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Yorick usually wins when trying to fight Aphelios, with a 56.0% win rate. Therefore, Yorick makes a fantastic counter to Aphelios.

While Yorick does have a much higher winrate compared to Aphelios, when on opposite teams, Yorick also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes him a less challenging champion to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Yorick into Aphelios.

Furthermore, Yorick has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Aphelios. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Yorick vs Aphelios matchups, Yorick is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Yorick is a great counter for Aphelios. You will do well by focussing your play on maximizing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Yorick against Aphelios.

Additional Information for Yorick Players

How We Calculated Our Yorick vs Aphelios Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aphelios as Yorick, we analyzed 750 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 Aphelios as Yorick 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

If you would like to truly master Yorick to counter Aphelios during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Yorick typically picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Aphelios. Champions who on average don't take much CS typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, 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, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Yorick versus Aphelios build consist of Trinity Force, Hullbreaker, and Serylda's Grudge. When Yorick combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better against Aphelios than with most other common item sets. In fact, Yorick boasted an average winrate of 56.0% battling Aphelios with this build.

To have the best likelihood of vanquishing Aphelios as Yorick, you should take the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Bone Plating, Overgrowth, Biscuit Delivery, and Approach Velocity runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune sets we have analyed for Yorick vs Aphelios LoL games, this order of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 56.0% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Aphelios as Yorick are shown for every ranked division. If you want to narrow the statistics and builds to a distinct rank, you can use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.