The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition
Our Caitlyn builds result from our evaluation of 1,064,904 recently ranked Caitlyn games. Only the best winrate Caitlyn builds that are also commonly used are recommended. Because we have so many games in our data, we are absolutelysure that we can produce the highest quality builds to help ensure you win your next match!
To get more focused build guidance and advice, please read our guide to playing with Caitlyn farther down on the page. Additionally, to get Caitlyn builds dedicated to a particular division, choose a different division from the dropdown menu above. If you change the selection, the best Caitlyn build will be based on that tier's meta game.
Best Caitlyn Runes
If you are trying to beat a varied enemy team comp, you should strongly consider getting Caitlyn the Press the Attack, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Cut Down, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes. In recent matches, she won the largest fraction of her matches when equiped with these runes. However, if you are trying to beat a more homogenous enemy team composition, such as an AD heavy or a CC heavy team, you should instead look below to view the best Caitlyn runes to win your particular round.
Versus Selected Team Comp
Best Items for Your Caitlyn Build
The most critical items to include in your Caitlyn build include: Immortal Shieldbow, Infinity Edge, Phantom Dancer, and The Collector. Additionally, as with our rune advice, you can also get quality, focused, Caitlyn item builds below for the specific enemy team composition you are battling in your ongoing match. Players who added these pieces in their setups had a higher winrate than those who tried for other builds for Caitlyn.
vs AD Heavy Teams
vs AP Heavy Teams
vs CC Heavy Teams
vs Tanky Teams
Guide to Playing with Caitlyn
- Plant Yordle Snap Traps early to make sure it's off cooldown when you need it.
- Time Caitlyn's Headshot in lane to last hit minions or deal big damage spikes to enemy champions.