How to Win Zoe vs Aphelios Counter Matchup Zoe is in the b tier of champions

Zoe vs Aphelios

How to Beat Aphelios as Zoe in LoL Aphelios is in the b tier of champions
Mage Support
Marksman

How to Beat Aphelios as Zoe

based on 479 Zoe vs Aphelios matchups
Win Rate
53.7 %
K/D/A
2.72
Pick Rate
1.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of rated LoL rounds that we review every week. Our guide on how to beat Aphelios as Zoe came out of an analysis of 479 ranked rounds where both champs fought one another. This particular counter pairing is relatively rare. Zoe has to counter Aphelios in only 1.8% of her games.

Zoe vs Aphelios Matchup Summary

Zoe does a good job of beating Aphelios. Typically, she wins a whopping 53.7% of games the champions oppose one another in. In Zoe against Aphelios games, Zoe’s team is 0.0% more expected to get first blood, indicating that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Aphelios.

Best Zoe vs Aphelios Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Zoe Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Optional Items

Horizon FocusZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryTime Warp Tonic
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Zoe's passive ability p
Zoe q ability q
Zoe w ability w
Zoe e ability e
Zoe'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 Zoe

Tips for Playing as Zoe against Aphelios

Sleepy Trouble Bubble travels further over walls. Find a hiding spot to set up for a long distance kill.

Break Sleep with your biggest damage source, since enemies who are asleep take double damage.

Paddle Star deals more damage the further it has flown. Casting it behind yourself before redirecting can deal tons of damage.

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.

Zoe vs Aphelios Counter Stats

Zoe Image
Win Rate
53.7 %
VS
Win Rate
46.3 %
Aphelios Image
6.5
< Kills >
6.6
5.4
< Deaths >
6.8
8.2
< Assists >
6.3
1.42
< Killing Sprees >
1.59
142
< Minions Killed >
169
0.12
< Dragons Killed >
0.2
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.52
1,864
< Physical Damage >
18,774
17,717
< Magic Damage >
1,248
3,405
< True Damage >
1,082
22,988
< Damage Dealt >
21,104
19,618
< Damage Taken >
20,559
11,196
< Gold Earned >
12,074
1.95
< Towers >
2.39
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
2,500
< Total Healing >
3,576
13,811
< Experience >
12,827
23
< Vision Score >
19
11
< Wards Placed >
9
142
< Time Dealing CC >
145

How to Counter Aphelios with Zoe in LoL

The stats shown here clarify several significant Zoe versus Aphelios matchup statistics that can help you explain the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Zoe’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Aphelios’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Zoe may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Aphelios..

Zoe typically has a similar longest kill spree as her foe does. Commonly, she receives a similar amount of damage to Aphelios. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Zoe and Aphelios

Damage Types Compared

Zoe
Aphelios
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Zoe
Aphelios

Who is Better, Zoe or Aphelios?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Zoe usually wins when playing against Aphelios, with a 53.7% win rate. As a result, Zoe makes a great counter to Aphelios.

While Zoe does have a higher winrate compared to Aphelios, when they face off with one another, Zoe also has a much lower learning curve that makes her a less challenging champion to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Zoe into Aphelios.

Furthermore, Zoe also has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Aphelios. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Zoe vs Aphelios matchups, Zoe is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Zoe is a great counter to Aphelios. You will do well by focussing your play on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Zoe against Aphelios.

Additional Information for Zoe Players

How We Calculated Our Zoe vs Aphelios Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aphelios as Zoe, we analyzed 479 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 Zoe 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 Zoe to counter Aphelios during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Zoe typically accumulates a similar amount of CS compared to Aphelios. Champs who on average don't earn many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They 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 need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Zoe versus Aphelios build include Luden's Tempest, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Zoe combined at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better versus Aphelios than with many other common builds. In fact, Zoe boasted an average winrate of 53.7% when playing against Aphelios with these items in her kit.

To have the highest likelihood of crushing Aphelios as Zoe, you should use the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Biscuit Delivery, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed for Zoe vs Aphelios face-offs, this combination of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 53.7% winrate overall.

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