How to Win Aatrox vs Caitlyn Counter Matchup Aatrox is in the a tier of champions

Aatrox vs Caitlyn

How to Beat Caitlyn as Aatrox in LoL Caitlyn is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Caitlyn as Aatrox

based on 5,128 Aatrox vs Caitlyn matchups
Win Rate
51.6 %
K/D/A
2.02
Pick Rate
5.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League matches each and every week. Within our database, Aatrox faced Caitlyn in 5128 matches. Using so many matchups for Aatrox vs Caitlyn gives us a lot of confidence in our ability to produce actionable stats and a pro build to counter your opposition. This particular matchup is somewhat uncommon. Aatrox is forced to battle against Caitlyn in only 5.7% of his games.

Aatrox vs Caitlyn Matchup Summary

Aatrox has done a decent job of beating Caitlyn. Typically, he wins a acceptable 51.6% of matches the champions fight each other in. In Aatrox vs Caitlyn rounds, Aatrox’s side is 0.1% less expected to earn first blood. This implies that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Caitlyn.

Best Aatrox vs Caitlyn Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSerrated Dirk

Core Aatrox Items

~22 Mins
GoredrinkerDeath's DanceSerylda's Grudge

Optional Items

Spirit VisageMaw of MalmortiusBlack CleaverThornmail

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Aatrox to level up q
>
Second ability for Aatrox to level up e
>
Last skill for Aatrox to max out w

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve Bone PlatingUnflinching
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Aatrox's passive ability p
Aatrox q ability q
Aatrox w ability w
Aatrox e ability e
Aatrox's ultimate ability r
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Q
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W
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E
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Q
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Q
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R
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Guide to Countering Caitlyn as Aatrox

Tips for Playing as Aatrox against Caitlyn

Use Umbral Dash while casting The Darkin Blade to increase your chances of hitting the enemy.

Cast World Ender when you are sure you can force a fight.

Crowd Control abilities like Infernal Chains or your allies' immobilizing effects will help you set up The Darkin Blade.

Advice to Win Against Caitlyn

You can intercept Ace in the Hole's missile from hitting an ally if you stand in its path.

Keep behind allied minions if Caitlyn is harassing you with Piltover Peacemaker (it deals less damage with each subsequent target).

Aatrox vs Caitlyn Counter Stats

Aatrox Image
Win Rate
51.6 %
VS
Win Rate
48.4 %
Caitlyn Image
6
< Kills >
6.5
5.6
< Deaths >
5.8
5.3
< Assists >
6.8
1.33
< Killing Sprees >
1.49
154
< Minions Killed >
169
0.1
< Dragons Killed >
0.2
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.55
19,709
< Physical Damage >
17,953
77
< Magic Damage >
1,355
903
< True Damage >
1,080
20,689
< Damage Dealt >
20,390
31,816
< Damage Taken >
18,671
11,239
< Gold Earned >
11,829
2.05
< Towers >
2.56
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
11,987
< Total Healing >
3,186
14,135
< Experience >
12,194
16
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
8
238
< Time Dealing CC >
73

How to Counter Caitlyn with Aatrox in LoL

The stats shown here highlight several important Aatrox against Caitlyn counter statistics that may help us figure out the differences between the pair. For instance, Aatrox’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Caitlyn’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Aatrox may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Caitlyn..

Aatrox often has a similar longest killing spree as his counter does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Caitlyn. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Aatrox and Caitlyn

Damage Types Compared

Aatrox
Caitlyn
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aatrox
Caitlyn

Who is Better, Aatrox or Caitlyn?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Aatrox usually wins when facing off against Caitlyn, with a 51.6% win rate. Therefore, Aatrox makes a good counter to Caitlyn.

While Aatrox does have a higher winrate than Caitlyn, when facing one another, Aatrox also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less challenging champion to learn. You should be careful when picking Aatrox into Caitlyn.

Moreover, Aatrox has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Caitlyn. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Aatrox vs Caitlyn matchups, Aatrox is the better champion with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Aatrox is a decent counter to Caitlyn. You will do well by focussing your strategy on maximizing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Aatrox against Caitlyn.

Additional Information for Aatrox Players

How We Calculated Our Aatrox vs Caitlyn Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Caitlyn as Aatrox, we analyzed 5,128 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Caitlyn as Aatrox comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Aatrox to counter Caitlyn during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aatrox typically accumulates a similar amount of CS compared to Caitlyn. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers shown here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Aatrox versus Caitlyn build consist of Goredrinker, Death's Dance, and Serylda's Grudge. When Aatrox combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better vs. Caitlyn than with many other common item sets. In fact, Aatrox had an average winrate of 51.6% when countering Caitlyn with these items in his kit.

To have the best probability of vanquishing Caitlyn as Aatrox, you should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players picked for Aatrox vs Caitlyn face-offs, this order of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 51.6% win rate overall.

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