How to Synergize Sylas with Vel'Koz on the Same Team Sylas is in the b tier of champions

Sylas with Vel'Koz

How to Win With Sylas and Vel'Koz Paired Together Vel'Koz is in the a tier of champions
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Mage

How to Synergize Sylas and Vel'Koz

based on 896 Sylas with Vel'Koz pairs
Win Rate
53.3 %
K/D/A
2.04
Pick Rate
1.4 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

Our servers download the results of from millions of League games directly from Riot Games each week. Sylas has fought alongside Vel'Koz in 896 recent, competitive matches. By accumulating so much great data from the developers of League, we have complete confidence that we can produce high quality, accurate builds to help Sylas play with Vel'Koz. It is very rare for Sylas to play alongside Vel'Koz as allies. This has only occurred in approx. 1.4% of rounds with Sylas.

Sylas Vel'Koz Synergy Summary

Sylas has done a good job of fighting on the same side as Vel'Koz. Usually, he wins a whopping 53.3% of the time the champs try and work together in. If you want to maximize your potential as Sylas when fighting on the same team as Vel'Koz by learning how to better synergize your tactics with him, then review the complete build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Sylas Vel'Koz Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeDark Seal

Core Sylas Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostZhonya's HourglassCosmic Drive

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror Presence of MindLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Sylas's passive ability p
Sylas q ability q
Sylas w ability w
Sylas e ability e
Sylas's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
W
3
Q
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
E
9
W
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Synergizing Sylas and Vel'Koz

Tips for Playing as Sylas with Vel'Koz

Space out your ability usage to get maximum effect from Petricite Burst.

Clever use of enemy ultimates can open up new possibilities to approach teamfights.

Wait for you or your enemy to reach low health before using Kingslayer for maximum effect.

Advice to Understand How Vel'Koz Will Play

Be very careful about when to use Life Form Disintegration Ray. Many champions have abilities that can interrupt the spell.

When laning, use Void Rift to kill minions while building stacks of Organic Deconstruction on your opponent. You can then follow up with your other abilities.

Shooting Plasma Fission diagonally and splitting at maximum range allows you to hit opponents that are out of the range of the initial missile, but is more challenging to pull off.

Sylas Vel'Koz Synergy Stats

Sylas Image
Win Rate
53.3 %
VS
Win Rate
46.7 %
Vel'Koz Image
7.3
< Kills >
7.3
7
< Deaths >
6.8
7
< Assists >
6.9
1.66
< Killing Sprees >
1.66
134
< Minions Killed >
131
0.12
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.39
692
< Physical Damage >
649
19,115
< Magic Damage >
19,060
1,170
< True Damage >
1,157
20,978
< Damage Dealt >
20,867
32,159
< Damage Taken >
30,898
11,344
< Gold Earned >
10,972
1.63
< Towers >
1.55
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
7,574
< Total Healing >
7,070
14,035
< Experience >
13,310
19
< Vision Score >
18
9
< Wards Placed >
9
314
< Time Dealing CC >
309

How to Play with Vel'Koz as Sylas in LoL

The Sylas Vel'Koz synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Vel'Koz, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.

Overall, Sylas sees a very large drop in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Vel'Koz. His KDA went down from NaN to NaN. This decrease shows that Vel'Koz helps Sylas perform not as well in competitive LoL rounds. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is not very impactful.

When Sylas tries to synergize with Vel'Koz, he observes a small increase in his full damage output. This could indicate that Vel'Koz provides protection for him to dish out more damage or that his presence on the team also helps extend the match's duration. Similarly, when Sylas is played together with Vel'Koz on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when he plays without Vel'Koz. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing synergisticly with Vel'Koz.

Moreover, when Sylas plays with Vel'Koz on the same team, he usually takes a little more damage than when he fights alone. Taking more damage may mean that Vel'Koz does a poor job of covering Sylas during team fights.

Synergies between Sylas and Vel'Koz

Damage Types Compared

Sylas with Vel'Koz
Sylas
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Sylas
Vel'Koz
Synergy

Is Sylas better when played alongside Vel'Koz?

There is no universally accepted best companion for Sylas that will always be his ideal synergy. However, overall, Vel'Koz is a great companion for Sylas. By being on the same team as Sylas, he raises their win rate by 4.7% to 53.3%. This demonstrates that there is a very strong bond between Sylas and Vel'Koz that results in them performing stronger together than without each other.

Vel'Koz has a greater difficulty than Sylas. That means you must be very careful when enlisting Vel'Koz teammates to play with, as they will need a greater level of skill to work well with you.

Working together, Sylas players should expect to see an overall large increase in your team’s ability to deal magic damage. When paired, these champs can blast through enemies with magic damage.

Although, by aligning Sylas and Vel'Koz together, you may not be giving your side a great deal of attack damage. Make sure to bring other champs on your team that offsets this hole in this pairing's potential.

Regardless of the skill of your Vel'Koz teammate, you should focus on increasing your gold income, staying alive by avoiding foolish fights, and clearing objectives. If you heed this simple advice, you will do well anyway.

Additional Information for Sylas Players

How We Calculated Our Sylas Vel'Koz Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Sylas and Vel'Koz, we analyzed 896 ranked and recent League of Legends matches. We perform advanced data cleaning and statistical methods to guarantee that our team synergy stats are accurate and reliable. You can be confident that our recommended build to pair Sylas with Vel'Koz comes from actual 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 your division's most relevant stats and build.

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Further Insights to Win with this Champion Pairing

If you would like to truly master Sylas in order to pair well with Vel'Koz during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends games, you should continue reading to learn additional tricks and insights into this champion pairing. If you listen to the build and tips shown here, you will increase your win rate by a lot.

The best finished items to prioritize in your Sylas and Vel'Koz synergy build consist of Everfrost, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Cosmic Drive. When Sylas included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better when paired up with Vel'Koz than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Sylas had an average winrate of 53.3% helping carry Vel'Koz with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of beating your oponents, Sylas players should take the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed for this team composition, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 53.3% win rate overall.

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