Tier

Win Rate

53.3%

Pick Rate

9.5%

Matches

760,126

Vel'Koz Runes

Build Patch 14.10

Core Vel'Koz Item Build Order

50.4% Win Rate (19,360 Games)
Lost Chapter

Starting

Malignance

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes

2nd

Liandry's Torment

3rd

Malignance

4th

Shadowflame

5th

Liandry's Torment

6th

Lost Chapter
Malignance
Sorcerer's Shoes
Liandry's Torment
Malignance
Shadowflame
Liandry's Torment

Core Vel'Koz Item Build Path

Situational

Rabadon's Deathcap
Void Staff
Stormsurge
Morellonomicon
Cryptbloom
Zhonya's Hourglass
Blackfire Torch

Summoner Spells

Flash
17,508 Games52%
5117 Games49%

Vel'Koz Skill Order

0
Organic Deconstruction

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Plasma Fission
Void Rift
Tectonic Disruption
Life Form Disintegration Ray

Vel'Koz Guide

Learn Vel'Koz with our Vel'Koz guide. Learn about Vel'Koz's strengths and Vel'Koz's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Vel'Koz, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Vel'Koz
    Q
    's split bolts can reach past its max range by casting it at an angle.
  • Vel'Koz
    Q
    restores mana per target killed.
  • Vel'Koz
    W
    and
    Vel'Koz
    E
    reveal their affected areas.
  • Vel'Koz
    E
    knocks back hit enemies if cast close to Vel'Koz.
  • Enemies who are Researched by
    Vel'Koz
    P
    take true damage from
    Vel'Koz
    R
    .
Strengths
  • Can find good angles to poke and pick off enemies with
    Vel'Koz
    Q
    .
  • At level 6, he can 100-0 with
    Vel'Koz
    R
    , especially if the enemy laner is Researched.
  • A well-timed
    Vel'Koz
    R
    can singlehandedly win teamfights.
  • Excels with items that boost his ability power, mana sustain, and magic penetration.
Weaknesses
  • Completely immobile, leaving him vulnerable to ganks.
  • Needs to constantly land his skillshots or he'll have significantly lower damage output.
  • Struggles against enemies who itemize a lot of HP.

Vel'Koz's Trends for ARAM

Stay ahead of the curve with the latest win rates, pick rates, and ban rates for Vel'Koz. Our Trends section offers a deep dive into how Vel'Koz is performing in the current meta, with data from the last five patches.
Win Rate

53.0%

(+0.3%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

9.5%

(+0.3%)
vs last patch