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

Caitlyn vs Jinx

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

based on 7,419 Caitlyn vs Jinx matchups
Win Rate
50.2 %
K/D/A
2.45
Pick Rate
5.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of rated LoL rounds that we review every week. This guide on how to beat Jinx as Caitlyn came out of an analysis of 7419 ranked games where both champions opposed one another. This particular matchup is somewhat uncommon. Caitlyn encounters Jinx in only 5.3% of her games.

Caitlyn vs Jinx Matchup Summary

Caitlyn does a average job of beating Jinx. On average, she wins a acceptable 50.2% of the time the champions oppose each other in. In Caitlyn vs Jinx rounds, Caitlyn’s side is 0.1% more likely to earn first blood. This indicates that she probably will be able to get first blood against Jinx.

Best Caitlyn vs Jinx Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
DaggerNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

BloodthirsterPhantom DancerRapid FirecannonLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Fleet Footwork Presence of MindLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Caitlyn's passive ability p
Caitlyn q ability q
Caitlyn w ability w
Caitlyn e ability e
Caitlyn's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Jinx as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Jinx

Fire 90 Caliber Net away from the opponent to close the gap or hop over walls.

Avoid using Ace in the Hole in large team melees as it might be blocked by the wrong target.

Make use of her Yordle Snap Traps by placing them pre-emptively to ensure that you'll have one off of cooldown during combat.

Advice to Win Against Jinx

Jinx's ultimate does less damage the closer you are to her.

Jinx's snare grenades have a long cooldown and are her primary means of protecting herself. If she misses with them she will have a hard time escaping if engaged upon.

Jinx's minigun takes time to ramp up. If you see her poking with rockets try to jump on her and burst her down.

Caitlyn vs Jinx Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
50.2 %
VS
Win Rate
49.8 %
Jinx Image
6.8
< Kills >
6.3
5.5
< Deaths >
5.7
6.7
< Assists >
7.2
1.57
< Killing Sprees >
1.45
168
< Minions Killed >
167
0.24
< Dragons Killed >
0.24
0.61
< Inhibitors >
0.55
17,825
< Physical Damage >
16,631
1,332
< Magic Damage >
860
938
< True Damage >
1,615
20,095
< Damage Dealt >
19,107
18,582
< Damage Taken >
18,752
11,981
< Gold Earned >
11,745
2.76
< Towers >
2.52
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
3,262
< Total Healing >
2,498
12,412
< Experience >
12,454
18
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
72
< Time Dealing CC >
80

How to Counter Jinx with Caitlyn in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here highlight several valuable Caitlyn versus Jinx counter statistics that may help us realize the differences between the two. Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Jinx’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Jinx..

Caitlyn typically has a similar longest killing spree as her foe does. Commonly, she receives a similar amount of damage to Jinx. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the champ with increased HP has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Caitlyn and Jinx

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Jinx
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Jinx

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Jinx?

Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Caitlyn usually fairs equally well when taking on Jinx, with a 50.2% win rate. Thus, Caitlyn makes an ok counter to Jinx.

While Caitlyn does have a higher win rate compared to Jinx, when facing one another, Caitlyn also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more challenging champ to learn. You should be careful when picking Caitlyn into Jinx.

Furthermore, Caitlyn also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Jinx. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Jinx matchups, Caitlyn is the better champ with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Caitlyn is a decent counter to Jinx. You will do well by focussing your play on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Caitlyn against Jinx.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Jinx Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Jinx as Caitlyn, we analyzed 7,419 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 Jinx as Caitlyn 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Caitlyn to counter Jinx during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn on average accumulates a similar amount of CS as Jinx. Champions who on average don't get much CS often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to use in your Caitlyn versus Jinx build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Caitlyn used at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better vs Jinx than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Caitlyn had an average win rate of 50.2% when playing against Jinx with this build.

To have the highest probability of vanquishing Jinx as Caitlyn, you should use the Fleet Footwork, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune builds we have analyed for Caitlyn vs Jinx LoL games, this combination of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 50.2% winrate overall.

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