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

Caitlyn vs Kassadin

How to Beat Kassadin as Caitlyn in LoL Kassadin is in the s tier of champions
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Assassin Mage

How to Beat Kassadin as Caitlyn

based on 1,918 Caitlyn vs Kassadin matchups
Win Rate
51.5 %
K/D/A
2.28
Pick Rate
1.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League of Legends games each and every week. In our database, Caitlyn did battle with Kassadin in 1918 games. Having so many games with Caitlyn vs Kassadin provides us a lot of confidence in our ability to provide informative stats and a recommended build to annihilate Kassadin. This particular champion pairing is relatively rare. Caitlyn encounters Kassadin in only 1.4% of her matches.

Caitlyn vs Kassadin Matchup Summary

Caitlyn has done a decent job of countering Kassadin. Typically, she wins a acceptable 51.5% of games the champions face off with each other in. In Caitlyn vs Kassadin rounds, Caitlyn’s side is 0.2% more likely to earn first blood. This implies that she probably will get first blood against Kassadin.

Best Caitlyn vs Kassadin Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

StormrazorRapid 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 w
>
Last skill for Caitlyn to max out e

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo 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
1
Q
2
E
3
W
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 Kassadin as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Kassadin

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 Kassadin

Each time Kassadin consecutively uses Riftwalk, he pays more and more mana. Keep this in mind as you chase him.

Kassadin deals mostly magic damage. If he's doing well consider buying magic resist items like Mercury's Treads and Banshee's Veil.

It takes 6 spell casts for Kassadin's slow, Force Pulse, to become castable. If he levels up that ability, judiciously use your own skills while laning against him.

Caitlyn vs Kassadin Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
51.5 %
VS
Win Rate
48.5 %
Kassadin Image
6.4
< Kills >
7.7
5.8
< Deaths >
5.7
6.8
< Assists >
5.5
1.48
< Killing Sprees >
1.68
167
< Minions Killed >
152
0.21
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.59
< Inhibitors >
0.36
17,907
< Physical Damage >
1,586
1,298
< Magic Damage >
18,536
921
< True Damage >
707
20,127
< Damage Dealt >
20,829
18,400
< Damage Taken >
25,805
11,715
< Gold Earned >
11,497
2.7
< Towers >
1.53
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
3,027
< Total Healing >
3,976
12,074
< Experience >
13,664
19
< Vision Score >
16
8
< Wards Placed >
7
72
< Time Dealing CC >
173

How to Counter Kassadin with Caitlyn in LoL

The stats provided here clarify some significant Caitlyn vs. Kassadin counter statistics that may help us distinguish the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Kassadin’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Kassadin..

Caitlyn typically has a similar longest killing spree as her opponent does. Commonly, she receives less damage than Kassadin. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Caitlyn and Kassadin

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Kassadin
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Kassadin

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Kassadin?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Caitlyn usually wins when taking on Kassadin, with a 51.5% win rate. As a result, Caitlyn makes a good counter for Kassadin.

While Caitlyn does have a higher winrate compared to Kassadin, when facing one another, Caitlyn also has a lower level of difficulty that makes her a less challenging character to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Caitlyn into Kassadin.

Additionally, Caitlyn also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Kassadin. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Kassadin matchups, Caitlyn is the better champion with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Caitlyn is a decent counter to Kassadin. Focus your play on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Caitlyn against Kassadin.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Kassadin Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kassadin as Caitlyn, we analyzed 1,918 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 Kassadin 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 in order to counter Kassadin 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 above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn most often gets a similar amount of CS as Kassadin. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Caitlyn versus Kassadin build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Caitlyn used at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better versus Kassadin than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Caitlyn boasted an average winrate of 51.5% when countering Kassadin with this counter build.

To have the greatest probability of coming out on top against Kassadin as Caitlyn, you should take the Lethal Tempo, 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 builds that we analyzed for Caitlyn vs Kassadin clashes, this set of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 51.5% win rate overall.

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