Aphelios Champion Spotlight | Gameplay – League of Legends

Aphelios Champion Spotlight | Gameplay – League of Legends

A silent, dedicated Lunari warrior, Aphelios
consumes a poison to channel the voice of his sister, Alune. She guides him from her sanctuary, sending
him a powerful array of moonstone weapons to destroy the enemies of their faith. A high-strategy marksman with access to a
massive arsenal, Aphelios takes the game you know and shoots it over the moon. Patience is key to master the Weapon of the
Faithful. Welcome to the Aphelios champion spotlight. Aphelios has access to five different weapons,
each with a different passive and active ability. There’s Calibrum, the sniper rifle. Severum, the scythe pistol. Gravitum, the gravity cannon. Infernum, the flamethrower. and Crescendum, the chakram. Two weapons are equipped at any given time:
a main-hand and off-hand. Each weapon has limited ammo, consumed via
basic attacks and active abilities. When one runs out of ammo, the next gun in
his arsenal replaces it, sending the exhausted weapon to the back of the line. Aphelios has a uniquely designed HUD, which
displays his currently equipped weapons, how much ammo they have, and their corresponding
active abilities. Use W to switch between your main-hand and
off-hand weapons. The HUD also shows you a glimpse of the next
weapon Alune will send once a weapon runs out of ammo. Consider your current arsenal and ammo before
you begin a fight, so you can use the best combos for any situation. Let’s take a closer look at each moonstone
weapon. Calibrum, the sniper rifle, is best for long-range
poke and harass. Who would have thought? Its active ability is a skillshot that marks
its target. Once marked, the enemy is revealed, and Aphelios
can follow up with his off-hand weapon from any distance. If there are multiple marked enemies in an
area, Aphelios can target one to deal bonus damage, consuming all nearby marks. Whether in the main-hand or off-hand, any
damage-dealing ability will apply the mark as well. Severum, the scythe pistol, restores health
with each attack. This effect can overheal, granting Aphelios
a small shield. Severum’s active ability boosts movement speed
and rapidly fires both his main- and off-hand weapons at any nearby enemies. Remember, this also applies the passive from
his off-hand weapon. Oh, hi, Mark. Gravitum, the gravity cannon, applies a decaying slow on each hit. Gravitum’s active ability damages and roots
all enemies affected by the slow. This ability doesn’t use his off-hand weapon. Infernum, the flamethrower, blasts enemies
with a damaging area of effect. Each shot deals bonus damage and explodes
in a cone. If your attack crits, the area of flame widens. Infernum’s active ability spouts a wave of
flame, which triggers the off-hand gun to basic attack all affected foes. Crescendum, the chakram, is a close-range
weapon that behaves like a boomerang. You can’t attack again until the chakram swings
back around, so the closer you stand, the quicker you attack. Critical strikes make the chakram return even
faster, so the correct build and positioning can provide absurd DPS. While Crescendum is in your off-hand, landing
any ability other than with Gravitum will store mini chakrams. They deal bonus damage when auto attacking
with Crescendum. Crescendum’s active ability creates a turret
trap that activates to shoot the nearest target with your off-hand weapon, applying its passive
effect. This turret will also benefit from any attack
speed and crit that Aphelios has built. Looks like Leona’s feeling the gravity of
this situation. Aphelios’ ultimate, Moonlight Vigil, fires
a missile that explodes on contact. He then applies an enhanced passive from his
main-hand weapon. Muse about the power of a Supermassive Black Hole from the Gravity Cannon. Or a surprise Flamethrower with tons of damage. Think wisely about how your weapon can change
the flow of the fight. You’ve always got two options. Maybe more if you can empty your clip in time. Different weapon combos each have their strengths,
allowing for different play styles. Aphelios always starts with the Sniper Rifle
and Scythe Pistol, which grants him solid poke and sustain during the WANING phase. By mid game, using the Flamethrower on main-hand
and the Gravity Cannon on off-hand can help you set up ganks by spraying foes with fire
and rooting them in place. Now let’s take a look at a baron fight and
how Aphelios would approach it differently based on his active arsenal. Say you hit the baron pit with the scythe
pistol in the main-hand and chakram in the off-hand. The pistol’s active ability provides Aphelios
with extra mobility to stay alive and kite. The chakram in the off-hand builds mini chakrams so you can swap weapons and deal heavy damage afterwards. But what if you came to the fight with a different
set of weapons? Equip the gravity cannon in the main-hand
with the off-hand flamethrower, and Aphelios can start the fight on his own terms. His ult applies the gravity cannon’s passive
slow to the enemy team. Using his active ability to, he’ll root them,
allowing him to swap to the flamethrower and incinerate them. Or take it one more time with the sniper rifle in the main-hand and the gravity cannon in the off-hand. This setup lets Aphelios ult into the enemy
team, marking them all. Aphelios can then use the sniper’s active
ability to poke and mark the enemy team as they run. With the off-hand gravity cannon, he can apply the passive slow, then swap in and root them with its active. With so many styles of combat, Aphelios rewards players with high game knowledge and strategic patience. Learn the best combos and when to use them
so you can showcase your galaxy brain. Don’t be PHASED by the sky-high skill ceiling:
this lune-atic is a challenge to learn, but fulfilling to master. For more illumination on Aphelios and his
wea-PUNS, check out the links below.

Comments (100)

  1. bruh this is just way too much… it's not even league anymore.

  2. Oh hey 2019 version of Ryze

  3. They should start making league of legends phd

  4. Finally after a long time Riot finally added the Invoker of LOL kekw

  5. Me: can't even play azir because its too confusing
    Riot: bruh just uninstall already

  6. These puns are contributing to the high suicide rate of our youth.

  7. Invoker came into league of legends

  8. when is phreak going to realize that the puns stopped being funny 5 years ago

  9. its been a year since I last play this game.

  10. Seriously what is the point of over designing and making such an extra champion like this…

  11. This is like all adc in the game in one champion???

  12. This champ is really hard to use, just by looking at it, it has a difficult mechanics

  13. After watching this spotlight
    Me: umm how do you play him

  14. Wat if u have the severum and gravitron at the same time? while on clash?

  15. Next champion: every auto attack gives you a new set of 4 skills, resetting their cooldowns, but he has to be played with a wii controller.

  16. Alune is related to Moon stuff eh? Sounds like WoW lore is leaking…

  17. I give it one week before he is nerfed to the point of being unplayable anywhere below Korean challenger

  18. Can't wait to not understand why I died

  19. Bruh this champ mad confusing

  20. How is this video not like 45 minutes long?!

  21. In the past we were excited that one champion would come out and now in one year you reliese 3 champion… wow… Just is too much, the game have bugs while 2014 and you make new champ. I love this game, pls listen your community…

  22. Isn’t this copy right from world of Warcraft? Since they have a moon goddess named Elune?

  23. 2:17 "oh hi mark"

  24. Alune… Moon worshiper… connection to Elune the moon god in wow….

  25. Y'all at riot better give me bigger zoom out with this range / dash powercreep

  26. WTB Preseason/Season 1 Privateserver for LoL

  27. iswear these champions are getting more and more anime, and i love it

  28. This game and its buyer is garbage.

  29. Looks pretty cool. Imma stick with Garen.

  30. Ano kaya pag na blind sia ni teemo?

  31. Yeah… hardest to understand champion ever designed.

  32. Now how are u gonna play him in the mobile version???

  33. You need a new balance team. They're all trash

  34. Wtf I'm so confused this champ has like a thousand passives

  35. I don't even unlock Sylas, now another new champ came out ?

  36. Nerf his life steal please

  37. I’ll stick with playing Ashe. I’m here just to read funny top comments. Not to learn lol

  38. Calibrum

  39. I am the best fiddelsticks in the world watch my fiddel montage

  40. just got this champ in poro king and I just smashed auto attack and q and killed a bunch of people, didn't even know what was happening

  41. So which weapon's ult will Sylas steal?

  42. No one gonna mention the “The Room” reference at 2:17?

  43. Aphelios can be in the game, but Aatrox can't get reverted

  44. Is it just me or was phreak's lisp worse in this narration?

  45. Alright bois take out your notepads cuz we be taking notes for the first time watching a champ spotlight!!

  46. Welcome to today's episode of
    "Another league champion I will not play with"

  47. bruh, riot games should calm down with all these new champions, can't u guys just release a new champ every 6 months? it is getting harder and harder to keep up, especially for new players.

  48. Trash game. Let's hire people on cocaine to design our new champions

  49. Why would you create something like that.

  50. This is what this game has become :/

  51. What's on the homework: Sett
    The exam: Aphelios

  52. Riot: Releases Qiyana

    Everyone else: I have no idea what I'm doing…

    Also riot: Releases Aphelius

    Also everyone:

  53. Remember when the game was as complicated as who to stun with Tarics point and click stun?

  54. Lol he looks like a Korean Pop Star. Not very realistic.

  55. Me starting this video: "Okay, how the heck does this guy work?"

    Me finishing this video: "Okay, how the heck does this guy work?"

  56. So it's just invoker but no magic
    I love it

  57. What was Riot thinking. I got tired just watching this

  58. Just smash Q+W+R until the enemy is dead ??

  59. Really Riot how come to date you still haven't figured how to balance properly your new champions. I find it disgusting that every single time you release a champion it's overpowered after hundreds of hours of testing. Aphelios is clearly broken and unfair to play against using the great majority of ADC champions. Please take lessons form games like Overwatch that know how to balance properly their characters.

  60. you can have a million different abilities… but if a champ doesn't have an escape tool.. like a gap closer or a dash… then.. good luck in 2020 LoL i guess hah

  61. Okay, I don’t get it and I don’t want to get it, bye.

  62. now this is the invoker on league of legends

  63. bruh…i cant even switch between jayce hammer and gun properly ….. switching 5 weapons? gg

  64. Just imagine Alune saying "onii-chan" with her Japanese Voice Actor

  65. thank you CertainlyCancer for another impossible to balance cancer champion 🙂

  66. Wasn't expecting to hear a Muse reference in a League video.

    still cringed tho.

  67. Me after watching this Spotlight: "It's rewind time!"

  68. Aphelios is the Noctis of LoL

  69. Who got high and designed this skill set?

  70. "Oh hi Mark" Cant stop laughing ? 2:10

  71. This guy has 5 weapons but still, I can 1v1 him with Leona. ?‍♂️

  72. wtf riot what am i looking at

  73. We heard you like champions, so we put some champions in your champion so you can summon while you summon.

  74. Moonton is waving ?

  75. Koichi:My stand ability is to give my target a weight.
    Aphelios' Gravitum:Pathetic

  76. he's basically a hybrid of akali and caitlyn

  77. I dont understand one single bit

  78. Good to know I'm not the only one learned nothing from this video. Not even the name of this dude.

  79. this character will be banned every match

  80. Basically point and click root? We've already been here before. This champion is unbalanceable.

  81. Cant wait for mobile

  82. no way to know what his offhand weapon is until it's too late, most poorly designed champion in the game. cant wait until he's nerfed into the ground so he's unplayable.

  83. you literally had to make a custom HUD for this man and mashed everyone together into this hentai fueled walking edgelord and you mean to tell me your making another creature right after????

    riot whats your discord? im really worried about you ;-; self care is important <3

  84. Pls delete it from the game

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