Vel'Koz
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Toughest Matchups:
Tahm Kench
27.3%
Gragas
33.3%
Teemo
33.3%
Malphite
34.6%
Neeko
38.5%
Janna
39.3%
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Ranked Solo/Duo
Platinum+
9.18
Recommended Build
Most Common
Highest Win Rate
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Summoner Spells
Starting Items
Core Build Path: 51.25% Win Rate (218 Game)
Core Final Build: 54.63% Win Rate (216 Game)
Runes: 49.76% Win Rate (205 Game)
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Damage Breakdown
74% AP
23% True
Vel'Koz's Matchups
Lane Win Rate
Game Win Rate
Win Rate
50.4%
(-0.2%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
3.41%
(-0.08%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
1.05%
(-0.13%)
vs last patch
Playing against Vel'Koz
Key Insights
Vel'Koz is a combo mage, heavily rewarded for landing multiple spells together to proc his true damage passive
and converting his
to true damage as well.
His abilities are all dodgeable but
is the most important ability to avoid as it sets up his entire combo. Save a mobility spell for it.
Stacking only MR is not effective against him as a lot of his damage is true damage. Health + MR is best.
is the best defense item against him if you're a tank.
is slow to turn which makes it easier to avoid the closer you are to him.
Power Spike
He gains strong potential to 100 - 0 squishies at lvl 6 with
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is a huge power spike for him.
If he's taking the Glacial Augment keystone, his main spikes comes at the completion of slowing items:
and
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Vulnerable
His ult is a channel and can be interrupted. Cancelling it with a well-timed/saved CC will greatly cut his effectiveness in fights.
He lacks self-peel and
is hard to land at close range, making him a good target for assassins or divers.