Vel'Koz
tier-4
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Toughest Matchups:
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43.0%
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43.5%
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Bard
45.9%
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46.5%
Nami
46.9%
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Core Build Path: 51.25% Win Rate (429 Games)
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Core Final Build: 51.30% Win Rate (462 Games)
Runes: 51.92% Win Rate (547 Games)
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Damage Breakdown

74% AP

23% True

Win Rate
50.4%
(+1.5%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
2.6%
(-0.2%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
0.7%
(-0.0%)
vs last patch
Playing against Vel'Koz
Key Insights
Vel'Koz is a combo mage, heavily rewarded for landing multiple spells together to proc his true damage passive
and converting his
to true damage as well.
His abilities are all dodgeable but
is the most important ability to avoid as it sets up his entire combo. Save a mobility spell for it.
Stacking only MR is not effective against him as a lot of his damage is true damage. Health + MR is best.
is the best defense item against him if you're a tank.
is slow to turn which makes it easier to avoid the closer you are to him.
Power Spike
He gains strong potential to 100 - 0 squishies at lvl 6 with
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is a huge power spike for him.
If he's taking the Glacial Augment keystone, his main spikes comes at the completion of slowing items:
and
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Vulnerable
His ult is a channel and can be interrupted. Cancelling it with a well-timed/saved CC will greatly cut his effectiveness in fights.
He lacks self-peel and
is hard to land at close range, making him a good target for assassins or divers.
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