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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Recommended Build

Summoner Spells

Starting Items

Spellthief's Edge
Health Potion

Core Build Path: NaN% Win Rate (44 Games)

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
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Luden's Tempest
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Zhonya's Hourglass
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Banshee's Veil
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Horizon Focus
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Shadowflame

Core Final Build: NaN% Win Rate (44 Games)

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Luden's Tempest
Zhonya's Hourglass
Banshee's Veil
Horizon Focus
Shadowflame

Runes

Sorcery
Arcane Comet
Damaging a champion with an ability hurls a damaging comet at their location.
Manaflow Band
Hitting an enemy champion with an ability permanently increases your maximum mana by 25, up to 250 mana.

After reaching 250 bonus mana, restore 1% of your missing mana every 5 seconds.
Transcendence
Gain bonuses upon reaching the following levels:
Level 5: +5 Ability Haste
Level 8: +5 Ability Haste
Level 11: On Champion takedown, reduce the remaining cooldown of basic abilities by 20%.
Gathering Storm
Gain increasing amounts of AD or AP, adaptive over the course of the game.
Inspiration
Perfect Timing
Gain a free Commencing Stopwatch. After 14 minutes, it can be used for a one time Stasis effect.

Each takedown you get shortens this timer by 120 seconds.
Future's Market
You can enter debt to buy items.
Adaptive Force
+9 Adaptive Force
Adaptive Force
+9 Adaptive Force
Scaling Health
+15-90 HP (based on level)
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E
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R
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R

Skill Order

Q

W

E

Damage Breakdown

Vel'Koz's Statistics

Kills5.0

Deaths7.0

Assists10.1

Damage20,925.0

Damage Mitigated5,915.9

Gold Earned9,758.7

Gold Earned9,758.7

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
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
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.
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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