4

Tier

Win Rate

51.8%

Pick Rate

2.3%

Ban Rate

0.4%

Matches

40,014
Vel'Koz Runes
Core Vel'Koz Item Build Order56.0% Win Rate (364 Games)
World Atlas

Starting

Boots of Swiftness

1st

Shurelya's Battlesong

2nd

Zaz'Zak's Realmspike

3rd

Imperial Mandate

4th

Imperial Mandate

5th

Liandry's Torment

6th

World Atlas
Boots of Swiftness
Shurelya's Battlesong
Zaz'Zak's Realmspike
Imperial Mandate
Imperial Mandate
Liandry's Torment

Core Vel'Koz Item Build Path

Situational

Shurelya's Battlesong
Morellonomicon
Cryptbloom
Mejai's Soulstealer
Rabadon's Deathcap
Shadowflame
Zhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

Flash
58%509 Games
57%133 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's Counters for Support, Platinum+ for Patch 14.8

Discover the ultimate counters for Vel'Koz with our comprehensive guide. Learn who counters Vel'Koz in lane and throughout the game, turning the tides in your favor. Explore effective Vel'Koz counters and strategies to outplay your opponent.
Champion
Game Win Rate
Lane Win Rate
Matchup Rate
Matches
Xerath
47.7%
45.2%
2.4%
874
Pyke
50.6%
52.9%
3.5%
1,271
Senna
52.9%
53.5%
3.6%
1,328
Yuumi
49.0%
54.5%
2.6%
960
Lux
52.8%
56.2%
5.7%
2,097

Vel'Koz's Trends for Support, Platinum+ for Patch 14.8

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

51.8%

(+0.1%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

2.3%

(+0.1%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate

0.4%

(0.0%)
vs last patch

Vel'Koz Guide for Support, Platinum+ for Patch 14.8

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.

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