4

Tier

Win Rate

50.3%

Pick Rate

1.0%

Ban Rate

0.4%

Matches

9,535
Vel'Koz Runes
Core Vel'Koz Item Build Order55.8% Win Rate (249 Games)
Doran's Ring

Starting

Luden's Companion

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes

2nd

Shadowflame

3rd

Luden's Companion

4th

Rabadon's Deathcap

5th

Shadowflame

6th

Doran's Ring
Luden's Companion
Sorcerer's Shoes
Shadowflame
Luden's Companion
Rabadon's Deathcap
Shadowflame

Core Vel'Koz Item Build Path

Situational

Zhonya's Hourglass
Horizon Focus
Void Staff
Banshee's Veil
Liandry's Torment
Cryptbloom
Morellonomicon

Summoner Spells

53.6% Win Rate (224 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 Mid, 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
Irelia
53.6%
33.8%
1.7%
151
Xerath
45.1%
41.6%
2.0%
173
Zed
50.0%
43.9%
3.6%
310
Diana
44.3%
45.1%
2.7%
237
Ekko
49.3%
45.5%
1.5%
134

Vel'Koz's Trends for Mid, 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

50.3%

(-1.2%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

1.0%

(+0.1%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate

0.4%

(0.0%)
vs last patch

Vel'Koz Guide for Mid, 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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