Vel'Koz
tier-4
P
Q

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W

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E

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R

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Toughest Matchups:
Shaco
42.4%
Blitzcrank
43.4%
Soraka
43.7%
Bard
45.5%
Zilean
45.5%
Pyke
47.2%
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Core Build Order

Spellthief's Edge
Health Potion
Stealth Ward

Starting

Sorcerer's Shoes
Boots

1st

Luden's Tempest
Lost Chapter
Blasting Wand

2nd

Zhonya's Hourglass
Seeker's Armguard
Stopwatch
Fiendish Codex

3rd

Morellonomicon
Blasting Wand
Oblivion Orb
Ruby Crystal

4th

Banshee's Veil
Fiendish Codex
Verdant Barrier

5th

Rabadon's Deathcap
Needlessly Large Rod
Needlessly Large Rod

6th

Core Build Path

Boots
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Lost Chapter
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Sorcerer's Shoes
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Blasting Wand
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Luden's Tempest
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Seeker's Armguard
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Stopwatch
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Fiendish Codex
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Zhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

FlashIgnite

Damage Breakdown

76% AP

21% 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
adaptive_forceattack_speedscaling_cooldown_reduction
adaptive_forcearmormagic_resist
scaling_healtharmormagic_resist

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Skill Order

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Vel'Koz's Matchups

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Win Rate

49.3%

(-0.5%)

vs last patch
Pick Rate

2.3%

(+0.4%)

vs last patch
Ban Rate

0.4%

(+0.1%)

vs last patch

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
.
Power Spike
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
Liandry's Anguish
,
Zhonya's Hourglass
,
Rabadon's Deathcap
,
Archangel's Staff
,
Horizon Focus
, and
Banshee's Veil
. Can opt for
Luden's Tempest
or
Everfrost
when needed.
Vulnerable
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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