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

Caitlyn vs Karma

How to Beat Karma as Caitlyn in LoL Karma is in the b tier of champions
Marksman
Mage Support

How to Beat Karma as Caitlyn

based on 3,513 Caitlyn vs Karma matchups
Win Rate
50.4 %
K/D/A
2.29
Pick Rate
2.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked LoL rounds each week. In our database, Caitlyn faced off against Karma 3513 times. With so many games with Caitlyn versus Karma provides us a lot of confidence in our ability to produce enlightening data and a solid build to crush your opposition. This pairing is fairly rare. Caitlyn is forced to battle against Karma in only 2.5% of her matches.

Caitlyn vs Karma Matchup Summary

Caitlyn has done a ok job of countering Karma. Normally, she wins a acceptable 50.4% of the time the champions oppose one another in. In Caitlyn vs Karma games, Caitlyn’s side is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood. This indicates that she probably will get first blood against Karma.

Best Caitlyn vs Karma Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordPickaxe

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

StormrazorPhantom 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 Lethal Tempo Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCut Down
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
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
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 Karma as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Karma

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 Karma

Karma's passive lowers her Mantra cooldown when she hits enemy champions with abilities and basic attacks. Deny her from getting free hits on you.

Karma's Soulflare erupts for bonus damage in the area in which it's placed. React quickly and escape the circle to avoid taking heavy damage.

Focused Resolve is a strong disengage tool. Create distance to avoid being rooted and seek to engage afterwards.

Caitlyn vs Karma Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
50.4 %
VS
Win Rate
49.6 %
Karma Image
6.2
< Kills >
2.3
5.6
< Deaths >
5.3
6.6
< Assists >
12.3
1.43
< Killing Sprees >
0.47
172
< Minions Killed >
42
0.21
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.58
< Inhibitors >
0.52
17,085
< Physical Damage >
903
1,309
< Magic Damage >
10,839
890
< True Damage >
710
19,285
< Damage Dealt >
12,452
18,761
< Damage Taken >
17,248
11,822
< Gold Earned >
8,434
2.6
< Towers >
1.96
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
3,241
< Total Healing >
2,727
12,366
< Experience >
10,883
19
< Vision Score >
48
8
< Wards Placed >
22
74
< Time Dealing CC >
218

How to Counter Karma with Caitlyn in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here show several important Caitlyn vs. Karma counter stats that can help us grasp the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Karma’s ratio of NaN, showing that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Karma. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.

Caitlyn usually has a much larger longest killing spree than her opponent does. Commonly, she takes a similar amount of damage to Karma. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Caitlyn and Karma

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Karma
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Karma

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Karma?

Both LoL champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Caitlyn usually fairs equally well when facing off against Karma, with a 50.4% win rate. As a result, Caitlyn makes an ok counter for Karma.

While Caitlyn does have a higher winrate than Karma, when they face off with one another, Caitlyn also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more challenging champ to develop with. You should be careful when picking Caitlyn into Karma.

Furthermore, Caitlyn has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Karma. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Karma matchups, Caitlyn is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Caitlyn is a decent counter to Karma. You will do well by focussing your play on increasing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Caitlyn against Karma.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Karma Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Karma as Caitlyn, we analyzed 3,513 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 Karma 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 truly master Caitlyn to counter Karma during both the laning 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 stats shown above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn often gets much more CS as Karma. Champs who on average don't acquire many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Caitlyn versus Karma build consist of Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Caitlyn included at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better vs. Karma than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Caitlyn boasted an average win rate of 50.4% when playing against Karma with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest probability of crushing Karma as Caitlyn, you should equip the Lethal Tempo, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players used for Caitlyn vs Karma battles, this mix of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 50.4% win rate overall.

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