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Aphelios Build Guides, Runes and Items

Aphelios The Weapon of the Faithful

Find the best Aphelios build guides for League of Legends S14 Patch 14.3. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Aphelios build for the S14 meta. Learn more about Aphelios' abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

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LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide
LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide

guide that you were not looking for

Guide by Kadens updated February 10, 2024
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LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide
LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide

[14.3] Simple Guide To Aphelios

Guide by Joshhh updated February 7, 2024
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LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide
LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide

Aphelios 14.3 (Check out the new way to play rush collector at the very bottom of the guide.)

Guide by Dove666 updated February 9, 2024
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LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide
LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide

[14.3] Hidden4Ever's Aphelios Guide

Guide by Hidden Ghoster updated February 20, 2024
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LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide
LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide

🌙🌙 [ NEW SEASON 14 Master Tier Aphelios ADC Guide! MOONBOI IS BACK! ]🌙🌙

Guide by RezoneVerified updated February 19, 2024
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LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide
LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide

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Guide by laklokaak35 updated February 20, 2024
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LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide
LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide

[14.3] Aphelios ADC in depth Guide by Misterfirstblood

Guide by misterfirstblood updated February 7, 2024
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LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide
LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide

[14.1] Complete Aphelios Guide

Guide by DreamOfValhalla updated January 20, 2024
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LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide
LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide

Aphelios Builds

Guide by Sanz_Moonshidder updated January 17, 2024
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LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide
LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide

In-Depth Guide from an Aphelios OTP [Patch 14.1]

Guide by leoismissing updated January 23, 2024
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Season 14 Builds // Patch 14.3 & Patch 14.2
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LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide
LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide

𝔅𝔲𝔶 𝔊𝔞𝔟𝔞𝔭𝔢𝔫𝔱𝔦𝔫 𝔒𝔫𝔩𝔦𝔫𝔢 𝔑𝔬 𝔓𝔯𝔢𝔰𝔠𝔯𝔦𝔭𝔱𝔦𝔬𝔫 𝔇𝔢𝔩𝔦𝔳𝔢𝔯𝔶

Build by vovetebutho updated February 20, 2024
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LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide

The Beginner Guide

Build by Guest updated February 19, 2024
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LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide

𝓑𝓾𝔂 𝓐𝓽𝓲𝓿𝓪𝓷 𝓞𝓷𝓵𝓲𝓷𝓮 𝓢𝓮𝓪𝓶𝓵𝓮𝓼𝓼 𝓔𝔁𝓹𝓻𝓮𝓼𝓼 𝓗𝓸𝓶𝓮 𝓢𝓱𝓲𝓹𝓹𝓲𝓷𝓰

Build by coincolausasf updated February 19, 2024
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LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide

𝘉𝘶𝘺 𝘊𝘢𝘳𝘪𝘴𝘰𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘥𝘰𝘭 𝘖𝘯𝘭𝘪𝘯𝘦 𝘖𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘯𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘈𝘵 𝘈𝘧𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘥𝘢𝘣𝘭𝘦 𝘗𝘳𝘪𝘤𝘦

Build by cheapestonlinepharmacy updated February 19, 2024
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LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide

𝔹𝕦𝕪 ℂ𝕝𝕠𝕟𝕒𝕫𝕖𝕡𝕒𝕞 𝕆𝕟𝕝𝕚𝕟𝕖 𝕊𝕖𝕒𝕞𝕝𝕖𝕤𝕤 ℍ𝕖𝕒𝕝𝕥𝕙𝕔𝕒𝕣𝕖 𝔼𝕩𝕡𝕣𝕖𝕤𝕤

Build by onlinemedzpharmacyfs updated February 17, 2024
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LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide

𝘉𝘶𝘺 𝘖𝘱𝘢𝘯𝘢 𝘌𝘙 𝘰𝘯𝘭𝘪𝘯𝘦 𝘰𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘯𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘥𝘦𝘭𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘺 𝘷𝘪𝘢 𝘍𝘌𝘋𝘌𝘹

Build by onlinepharmacyusa updated February 16, 2024
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LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide

𝐁𝐮𝐲 𝐋𝐨𝐫𝐜𝐞𝐭 𝐎𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐟𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩𝐩𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐯𝐢𝐚 𝐔𝐒𝐏𝐒

Build by buymedsonline updated February 16, 2024
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LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide

[14.2] NEW SEASON APHELIOS BUILDS By ROSE ALUNE

Build by Rose Alune updated January 13, 2024
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LoL Champion Aphelios Build Guide

Aphelios Guide Schnoepsy

Build by Guest updated January 19, 2024
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Aphelios season 14 (lethality build)

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Aphelios Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Aphelios we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Aphelios, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Aphelios this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 14.3. However, if you are a new Aphelios player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Aphelios!

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Patch 14.3: 47,426 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Aphelios's Runes

Aphelios's Best Runes 47%

Win Rate 88% Pickrate

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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Second Best

Aphelios's 2nd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 7% Pickrate

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
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Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
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Third Best

Aphelios's 3rd Best Runes 46%

Win Rate 3% Pickrate

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
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Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
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Aphelios's Summoner Spells

Aphelios's Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 69% Pickrate

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Second Best

Aphelios's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 15% Pickrate

Cleanse Flash

Third Best

Aphelios's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 11% Pickrate

Flash Heal

Aphelios's Starters

Aphelios's Best Starter Items 47%

Win Rate 87% Pickrate

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Aphelios's Core Items

Aphelios's Best Core Items 58%

Win Rate 12% Pickrate

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Aphelios's Ability Order

Aphelios's Best Ability Order 48%

Win Rate 59% Pickrate

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Passive
Calibrum
Severum
Gravitum
Infernum
Crescendum

Second Best

Aphelios's 2nd Best Ability Order 46%

Win Rate 9% Pickrate

Passive
Calibrum
Severum
Gravitum
Infernum
Crescendum

Third Best

Aphelios's 3rd Best Ability Order 46%

Win Rate 6% Pickrate

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Calibrum
Severum
Gravitum
Infernum
Crescendum

Aphelios Counters

Learn Aphelios' counters and discover matchups where they have an advantage! When you're starting a game of League of Legends you should always keep in mind if you'll be at an advantage or disadvantage against your opponent, so you can know whether to bully them or play safe. You can find detailed breakdowns of each matchup on CounterStats, and you can also check out some Aphelios guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Aphelios ADC in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Aphelios. Counter rating is our own statistic that factors in counter kills, overall kills, early lead ratio, comeback ratio, and win percent to give the whole picture of that champion's effectiveness as a counter pick.

Aphelios Skins

Aphelios' Abilities

Aphelios's The Hitman and the Seer
The Hitman and the Seer Aphelios's Passive Aphelios's Passive
Self
Aphelios's Passive
Aphelios's Passive
Aphelios wields 5 Lunari weapons made by his sister Alune. He has access to twoa t a time: one main-hand and one off-hand. Each weapon has a unique attack and ability (Q ability). Attacks and abilities consume a weapon's ammo. When a gun is out of ammo, Aphelios discards the weapon and Alune summons the next one.

Aphelios unlocks his weapon's ability (Q ability) at level 2 and his ultimate at level 6. Instead of powering up his abilities, Aphelios rank-ups grant him permanent stats, allowing him to choose between 4.5 / 9 / 13.5 / 18 / 22.5 / 27 attack damage, 9 / 18 / 27 / 36 / 45 / 54% attack speed or 5.5 / 11 / 16.5 / 22 / 27.5 / 33 lethality.

Lunari Weapon Order:
- Calibrum (Rifle): Long range attacks.
- Severum (Scythe pistol): Life steal and movement speed.
- Gravitum (Cannon): Slowing + immobilizing effects.
- Infernum (Flamethrower): Area of effect damage.
- Crescendum (Chakram): High damage at close range.
Aphelios's Calibrum, the Sniper Rifle
Calibrum, the Sniper Rifle Aphelios's Passive Aphelios's Passive
Self
Aphelios's Passive
Aphelios's Passive
Calibrum Passive: Aphelios gains 100 bonus attack range.

Abilities that use Calibrum mark targets for 4.5 seconds, revealing them. Aphelios can attack a marked target from long range with his off-hand weapon, causing all nearby marks to be consumed, dealing an additional 15 (+0.2 per bonus attack damage) physical damage each to the main target.

When Calibrum is assigned, Aphelios can use Moonshot.
Aphelios's Severum, the Scythe Pistol
Severum, the Scythe Pistol Aphelios's Passive Aphelios's Passive
Self
Aphelios's Passive
Aphelios's Passive
Severum Passive: Attacks using this weapon restores 2-7.1% of the damage dealt as health, and abilities using it restores 5-17.75% instead. This weapon can heal Aphelios over his max health, granting him a 10-140 plus 6% of target's missing health shield for 30 seconds.

When Severum is assigned, Aphelios can use Onslaught.
Aphelios's Gravitum, the Gravity Cannon
Gravitum, the Gravity Cannon Aphelios's Passive Aphelios's Passive
Self
Aphelios's Passive
Aphelios's Passive
Aphelios' attacks slow targets by 30%, decaying over 2.5 seconds.

When Gravitum is assigned, Aphelios can use Binding Eclipse.
Aphelios's Infernum, the Flamethrower
Infernum, the Flamethrower Aphelios's Passive Aphelios's Passive
Self
Aphelios's Passive
Aphelios's Passive
Aphelios' attacks deal 110% attack damage as physical damage to the primary target and 82.5-110% attack damage as physical damage to enemies behind them. This ability is reduced by 25.3-33% against minions (depending on level).

When Infernum is assigned, Aphelios can use Duskwave.
Aphelios's Crescendum, the Chakram
Crescendum, the Chakram Aphelios's Passive Aphelios's Passive
Self
Aphelios's Passive
Aphelios's Passive
Crescendum Passive: Aphelios attacks ricochet off their target and back to Aphelios. Aphelios can attack again immediately after he catches the ricochet.

Other abilities that use Crescendum create mirror Chakram which each deal 0-160% bonus damage when Aphelios attacks (depending on level).

When Crescendum is assigned, Aphelios can use Sentry.
Q
Aphelios's Moonshot
Moonshot Aphelios's Q Ability
1450
0
Aphelios's Passive
Aphelios fires a long range shot, dealing 60−160 (+100% of ability power) (+42−60% per bonus attack damage) physical damage to the first enemy hit and marking them (depending on level).

Each use of the ability will cost 10 Moonlight + 60 Mana.
Cooldown: 10-8 (between levels 1-13)
Q
Aphelios's Onslaught
Onslaught Aphelios's Q Ability
550
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Aphelios's Passive
Aphelios gains 20% (+10% per 100 ability power) bonus movement speed and fires both weapons at the nearest enemy for the next 1.75 seconds. Deals 10−40 (+20−35% per bonus attack damage) physical damage over 6 shots, prioritizing champions (depending on level).

Each use of the ability will cost 10 Moonlight + 60 Mana.
Cooldown: 10-8 (between levels 1-13)
Q
Aphelios's Binding Eclipse
Binding Eclipse Aphelios's Q Ability
20000
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Aphelios's Passive
Aphelios triggers a gravity field on enemies he has slowed with gravitum, rooting for 1 second and dealing 50−110 (+70% of ability power) (+26-35% per bonus attack damage) magic damage (depending on level).

Each use of the ability will cost 10 Moonlight + 60 Mana.
Cooldown: 12-10 (between levels 1-13)
Q
Aphelios's Duskwave
Duskwave Aphelios's Q Ability
650
0
Aphelios's Passive
Aphelios spouts a wave of flame, dealing 25−65 (+70% of ability power) (+56−80% per bonus attack damage) physical damage. Then he attacks each enemy hit with his off-hand weapon (depending on level).

Each use of the ability will cost 10 Moonlight + 60 Mana.
Cooldown: 9-6 (between levels 1-13)
Q
Aphelios's Sentry
Sentry Aphelios's Q Ability
Self
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Aphelios's Passive
Aphelios deploys a lunar sentry equipped with Aphelios' off-hand weapon that lasts for 20 seconds. Sentries activate when an enemy approaches and fire at them for 31−100 (+50% of ability power) (+40−60% per bonus attack damage) physical damage per shot over 4 seconds (depending on level).

Each use of the ability will cost 10 Moonlight + 60 Mana.
Cooldown: 9 / 8.5 / 8 / 7.5 / 7 / 6.5 / 6 (levels 1-13)
Target Range: 475 Effect Radius: 500
W
Aphelios's Phase
Phase Aphelios's W Ability
Self
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Aphelios swaps between his main-hand and off-hand weapons.
R
Aphelios's Moonlight Vigil
Moonlight Vigil Aphelios's Ultimate (R) Ability
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Aphelios fires a concentrated blast of moonlight that explodes when it hits a champion, dealing 125 / 175 / 225 (+100% of ability power) (+0.2 per bonus attack damage) physical damage to surrounding enemies (depending on level).

Then, Aphelios attacks all champions hit with his main-hand weapon, applies the unique effect of Aphelios' main-han weapon.

Calibrum: Marks added this way deal an additional 50 / 80 / 110 physical damage each when consumed (depending on level).

Severum: Aphelios restores 275 / 400 / 525 health (depending on level).

Gravitum: Slow strength increased to 99%. Binding Eclipse's Root effect is increased to 1.35 seconds against these targets.

Infernum: The moonlight blast deals an additional 50 / 100 / 150 (+0.25 per bonus attack damage) physical damage, and the subsequent attacks explode, each dealing 90% of their damage to surrounding targets (depending on level).

Crescendum: Summons an additional 5 mirror Chakrams.
R
Aphelios's Moonlight Vigil, Calibrum
Moonlight Vigil, Calibrum Aphelios's Ultimate (R) Ability
Self
100
120 / 110 / 100 / 100 / 100
Aphelios fires a concentrated blast of moonlight that explodes when it hits a champion, dealing physical damage to surrounding enemies.

Then, Aphelios attacks all champions hit with his main-hand weapon, applies the unique effect of Aphelios' main-han weapon.

Calibrum: Marks added this way deal an additional 50 / 80 / 110 physical damage each when consumed (depending on level).
R
Aphelios's Moonlight Vigil, Crescendum
Moonlight Vigil, Crescendum Aphelios's Ultimate (R) Ability
Self
100
120 / 110 / 100 / 100 / 100
Aphelios fires a concentrated blast of moonlight that explodes when it hits a champion, dealing physical damage to surrounding enemies.

Then, Aphelios attacks all champions hit with his main-hand weapon, applies the unique effect of Aphelios' main-han weapon.

Crescendum: Summons an additional 5 mirror Chakrams.
R
Aphelios's Moonlight Vigil, Gravitum
Moonlight Vigil, Gravitum Aphelios's Ultimate (R) Ability
Self
100
120 / 110 / 100 / 100 / 100
Aphelios fires a concentrated blast of moonlight that explodes when it hits a champion, dealing physical damage to surrounding enemies.

Then, Aphelios attacks all champions hit with his main-hand weapon, applies the unique effect of Aphelios' main-han weapon.

Gravitum: Slow strength increased to 99%. Binding Eclipse's Root effect is increased to 1.35 seconds against these targets.
R
Aphelios's Moonlight Vigil, Infernum
Moonlight Vigil, Infernum Aphelios's Ultimate (R) Ability
Self
100
120 / 110 / 100 / 100 / 100
Aphelios fires a concentrated blast of moonlight that explodes when it hits a champion, dealing physical damage to surrounding enemies.

Then, Aphelios attacks all champions hit with his main-hand weapon, applies the unique effect of Aphelios' main-han weapon.

Infernum: The moonlight blast deals an additional 50 / 100 / 150 (+0.25 per bonus attack damage) physical damage, and the subsequent attacks explode, each dealing 90% of their damage to surrounding targets (depending on level).
R
Aphelios's Moonlight Vigil, Severum
Moonlight Vigil, Severum Aphelios's Ultimate (R) Ability
Self
100
120 / 110 / 100 / 100 / 100
Aphelios fires a concentrated blast of moonlight that explodes when it hits a champion, dealing physical damage to surrounding enemies.

Then, Aphelios attacks all champions hit with his main-hand weapon, applies the unique effect of Aphelios' main-han weapon.

Severum: Aphelios restores 250 / 350 / 450 health (depending on level).

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