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.
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.
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.
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.
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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