Tier

Win Rate

52.7%

Pick Rate

9.2%

Matches

285,900
Vel'Koz Runes
Core Vel'Koz Item Build Order49.1% Win Rate (7,662 Games)
Lost Chapter

Starting

Luden's Companion

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes

2nd

Stormsurge

3rd

Stormsurge

4th

Shadowflame

5th

Luden's Companion

6th

Lost Chapter
Luden's Companion
Sorcerer's Shoes
Stormsurge
Stormsurge
Shadowflame
Luden's Companion

Core Vel'Koz Item Build Path

Situational

Rabadon's Deathcap
Void Staff
Horizon Focus
Liandry's Torment
Morellonomicon
Zhonya's Hourglass
Malignance

Summoner Spells

Flash
49%7,192 Games
50%2271 Games
Vel'Koz Skill Order0
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

53.1%

(+0.2%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

9.3%

(-0.0%)
vs last patch