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

Caitlyn vs Kalista

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

based on 2,110 Caitlyn vs Kalista matchups
Win Rate
51.8 %
K/D/A
2.39
Pick Rate
1.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked LoL matches each week. In our database, Caitlyn did battle with Kalista in 2110 games. Including so many matchups for Caitlyn vs Kalista provides us a lot of confidence in our capacity to provide useful data and a recommended build to defeat Kalista. This champ pairing is relatively rare. Caitlyn has to counter Kalista in only 1.5% of her matches.

Caitlyn vs Kalista Matchup Summary

Caitlyn has done a decent job of beating Kalista. On average, she wins a acceptable 51.8% of games the champions clash against one another in. In Caitlyn vs Kalista matches, Caitlyn’s team is 0.1% less expected to obtain first blood, indicating that she probably won't be able to get first blood against Kalista.

Best Caitlyn vs Kalista Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
DaggerNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeLord Dominik's Regards

Optional Items

The CollectorStormrazorRapid Firecannon

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 w
>
Last skill for Caitlyn to max out e

Runes

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

Guide to Countering Kalista as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Kalista

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 Kalista

If you can break line of sight from Kalista, including through brush, her basic attacks will miss you, falling harmlessly to the ground.

Kalista's mobility is dependent upon attacking. This means it is low when she is outside of her attack range and that Attack Speed slows reduce the amount of distance she can cover in an engagement.

Kalista cannot cancel her basic attack wind up. While she is very mobile, this offers a window to land spells on her if you anticipate when she will begin attacking.

Caitlyn vs Kalista Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
51.8 %
VS
Win Rate
48.2 %
Kalista Image
6.9
< Kills >
8.3
5.9
< Deaths >
6.3
7.2
< Assists >
5.8
1.56
< Killing Sprees >
1.87
164
< Minions Killed >
168
0.2
< Dragons Killed >
0.4
0.61
< Inhibitors >
0.51
18,074
< Physical Damage >
17,388
1,360
< Magic Damage >
1,593
949
< True Damage >
685
20,383
< Damage Dealt >
19,666
17,940
< Damage Taken >
22,504
11,853
< Gold Earned >
12,718
2.72
< Towers >
2.36
0.07
< Baron Takedowns >
0.18
3,013
< Total Healing >
2,806
12,137
< Experience >
12,368
18
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
8
75
< Time Dealing CC >
162

How to Counter Kalista with Caitlyn in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here show several critical Caitlyn vs. Kalista matchup statistics that may help us realize the differences between this pair of champions. For instance, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Kalista’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Kalista..

Caitlyn normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her opponent does. Typically, she takes less damage than Kalista. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Caitlyn and Kalista

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Kalista
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Kalista

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Kalista?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Caitlyn usually wins when trying to fight Kalista, with a 51.8% win rate. Thus, Caitlyn makes a good counter to Kalista.

While Caitlyn does have a higher winrate than Kalista, when they face off with one another, Caitlyn also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less time consuming character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Caitlyn into Kalista.

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

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Kalista matchups, Caitlyn is the better champ with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Caitlyn is a decent counter to Kalista. Make sure you focus your actions on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Caitlyn against Kalista.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Kalista Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kalista as Caitlyn, we analyzed 2,110 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 Kalista 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

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

Caitlyn often gets a similar amount of CS as Kalista. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They 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, typically need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to focus on in your Caitlyn versus Kalista build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and Lord Dominik's Regards. When Caitlyn used at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better versus Kalista than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Caitlyn boasted an average winrate of 51.8% when countering Kalista with this counter build.

To have the highest chance of vanquishing Kalista as Caitlyn, you should take the Fleet Footwork, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Caitlyn vs Kalista counterpicks, this set of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 51.8% winrate overall.

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