4

Playstyle Builds

Pro Builds

  1. LL Stylish

    Luden's Tempest

    vs

    Viktor
  2. LL Stylish

    Luden's Tempest

    vs

    Katarina
  3. LL Stylish

    Luden's Tempest

    vs

    Syndra
  4. LL Stylish

    Crown of the Shattered Queen

    vs

    Zed
  5. LL Stylish

    Crown of the Shattered Queen

    vs

    Sylas
  6. LL Stylish

    Lost Chapter

    vs

    Syndra

Core Build Order

Doran's Ring
Health Potion

Starting

Liandry's Anguish
Lost ChapterFiendish Codex

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes
Boots

2nd

Shadowflame
Hextech AlternatorNeedlessly Large Rod

3rd

Zhonya's Hourglass
Seeker's ArmguardStopwatchFiendish Codex

4th

Rabadon's Deathcap
Needlessly Large RodNeedlessly Large Rod

5th

Morellonomicon
Blasting WandOblivion OrbRuby Crystal

6th

Doran's Ring
Health Potion

Starting

Liandry's Anguish
Lost ChapterFiendish Codex

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes
Boots

2nd

Shadowflame
Hextech AlternatorNeedlessly Large Rod

3rd

Zhonya's Hourglass
Seeker's ArmguardStopwatchFiendish Codex

4th

Rabadon's Deathcap
Needlessly Large RodNeedlessly Large Rod

5th

Morellonomicon
Blasting WandOblivion OrbRuby Crystal

6th

Core Build Path

Lost Chapter
Fiendish Codex
Liandry's Anguish
Boots
Sorcerer's Shoes
Hextech Alternator
Needlessly Large Rod
Shadowflame

Summoner Spells

FlashBarrier

Starting Items

Health PotionHealth PotionDoran's Ring

Damage Breakdown

74% AP

23% True

Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Summon AeryArcane CometPhase Rush
Nullifying OrbManaflow BandNimbus Cloak
TranscendenceCelerityAbsolute Focus
ScorchWaterwalkingGathering Storm
PrecisionDominationInspirationResolve
Hextech FlashtraptionMagical FootwearPerfect Timing
Future's MarketMinion DematerializerBiscuit Delivery
Cosmic InsightApproach VelocityTime Warp Tonic
Organic Deconstruction

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Plasma Fission

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Void Rift

W

W

W

W

W

Tectonic Disruption

E

E

E

E

E

Life Form Disintegration Ray

R

R

R

Skill Order

Q

W

E

Vel'Koz's Matchups

Vel'Kozwinslane against...

Vel'Kozloseslane against...

Vel'Koz's Trends

Playing against Vel'Koz

Key Insights
Q
's split bolts can reach past its max range by casting it at an angle.
Q
restores mana per target killed.
W
and
E
reveal their affected areas.
E
knocks back hit enemies if cast close to Vel'Koz.
Enemies who are Researched by
P
take true damage from
R
.
Strengths
Can find good angles to poke and pick off enemies with
Q
.
At level 6, he can 100-0 with
R
, especially if the enemy laner is Researched.
A well-timed
R
can singlehandedly win teamfights.
Synergizes well with
Luden's Tempest
,
Archangel's Staff
,
Zhonya's Hourglass
,
Shadowflame
,
Rabadon's Deathcap
, and
Horizon Focus
. Can opt for
Liandry's Anguish
or
Everfrost
when needed.
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.