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.
Kai'Sa is very vulnerable to getting outranged by mages and long range carries.
Make sure to place wards in your blind spots so you can see Kai'Sa coming.
Kai'Sa is very good at picking off isolated enemies. Stick together against her.
The stats provided here feature some critical Caitlyn versus Kai'Sa matchup stats that can help us interpret the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. As an example, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Kai'Sa’s ratio of NaN, showing that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Kai'Sa..
Caitlyn often has a similar longest kill spree as her counter does. On average, she takes a similar amount of damage to Kai'Sa. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the champion with higher HP has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Caitlyn usually wins when playing against Kai'Sa, with a 51.2% win rate. As a result, Caitlyn makes a good counter to Kai'Sa.
While Caitlyn does have a higher win rate than Kai'Sa, when facing one another, Caitlyn also has a greater difficulty level that makes her a more time consuming champion to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Caitlyn into Kai'Sa.
Furthermore, Caitlyn has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Kai'Sa. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Kai'Sa matchups, Caitlyn is the better champion with a higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.
Caitlyn is a decent counter for Kai'Sa. Make sure you focus your strategy on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Caitlyn against Kai'Sa.
To learn all of the intricacies of Caitlyn to counter Kai'Sa during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Caitlyn usually gets a similar amount of CS as Kai'Sa. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown on this page to do well.
The most important items to prioritize in your Caitlyn versus Kai'Sa build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and Bloodthirster. When Caitlyn used at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better vs Kai'Sa than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Caitlyn had an average winrate of 51.2% when playing against Kai'Sa with this build.
To have the highest probability of crushing Kai'Sa as Caitlyn, Caitlyn players 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. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Caitlyn vs Kai'Sa clashes, this combo of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 51.2% win rate overall.
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