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

Caitlyn vs Lee Sin

How to Beat Lee Sin as Caitlyn in LoL Lee Sin is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Lee Sin as Caitlyn

based on 3,941 Caitlyn vs Lee Sin matchups
Win Rate
54.9 %
K/D/A
2.39
Pick Rate
2.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked LoL rounds each week. Within our dataset, Caitlyn battled Lee Sin 3941 times. With so many games with Caitlyn versus Lee Sin provides us a lot of confidence in our ability to produce informative data and a recommended build to shatter Lee Sin. This particular pairing is somewhat rare. Caitlyn encounters Lee Sin in only 2.8% of her games.

Caitlyn vs Lee Sin Matchup Summary

Caitlyn has done a great job of countering Lee Sin. Typically, she wins a whopping 54.9% of the time the champions fight each other in. In Caitlyn against Lee Sin games, Caitlyn’s side is 0.1% less likely to get first blood. This indicates that she most likely won't get first blood versus Lee Sin.

Best Caitlyn vs Lee Sin Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerInfinity EdgeLord Dominik's Regards

Optional Items

StormrazorRapid FirecannonThe Collector

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: BloodlineCut Down
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
AttackSpeed Adaptive HealthScaling
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
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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R

Guide to Countering Lee Sin as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Lee Sin

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 Lee Sin

Stay spread out to minimize the impact of Lee Sin's ultimate, Dragon's Rage.

Lee Sin relies heavily on following up with his abilities. Use disables to prevent him from chaining together his abilities and attacks.

Lee Sin has powerful tools to combat physical damage in Iron Will and Cripple but he is still vulnerable to magic damage.

Caitlyn vs Lee Sin Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
54.9 %
VS
Win Rate
45.1 %
Lee Sin Image
7
< Kills >
7.2
5.9
< Deaths >
6.3
7.1
< Assists >
8.5
1.62
< Killing Sprees >
1.65
172
< Minions Killed >
37
0.22
< Dragons Killed >
1.35
0.63
< Inhibitors >
0.4
18,120
< Physical Damage >
12,881
1,387
< Magic Damage >
2,592
1,043
< True Damage >
815
20,551
< Damage Dealt >
16,289
18,864
< Damage Taken >
30,733
12,210
< Gold Earned >
11,498
2.8
< Towers >
1.49
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.29
3,479
< Total Healing >
10,751
12,539
< Experience >
12,801
20
< Vision Score >
23
9
< Wards Placed >
12
74
< Time Dealing CC >
398

How to Counter Lee Sin with Caitlyn in LoL

The stats shown here underscore some vital Caitlyn versus Lee Sin counter stats that may help us appreciate the differences and similarities between this set of champs. Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Lee Sin’s ratio of NaN, showing that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Lee Sin..

Caitlyn often has a similar longest killing spree as her foe does. On average, she takes less damage than Lee Sin. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the champ with increased HP has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Caitlyn and Lee Sin

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Lee Sin
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Lee Sin

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Lee Sin?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Caitlyn usually wins when taking on Lee Sin, with a 54.9% win rate. As a result, Caitlyn makes a great counter to Lee Sin.

While Caitlyn does have a much higher win rate than Lee Sin, when facing one another, Caitlyn also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more complex champion to learn. You don't need to be too worried when picking Caitlyn into Lee Sin.

Moreover, Caitlyn also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Lee Sin. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Lee Sin matchups, Caitlyn is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Caitlyn is a great counter for Lee Sin. You will do well by focussing your play on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Caitlyn against Lee Sin.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Lee Sin Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lee Sin as Caitlyn, we analyzed 3,941 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 Lee Sin 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 to counter Lee Sin during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips displayed above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn most often accumulates much more CS compared to Lee Sin. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. 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, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most important items to use in your Caitlyn versus Lee Sin build include Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and Lord Dominik's Regards. When Caitlyn combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better countering Lee Sin than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Caitlyn had an average winrate of 54.9% when playing against Lee Sin with this counter build.

To have the best probability of annihilating Lee Sin as Caitlyn, you should equip the Fleet Footwork, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the runes that we analyzed for Caitlyn vs Lee Sin battles, this mixture of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 54.9% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Lee Sin as Caitlyn are presented for all ranked divisions combined. To scope the stats and builds to a specific skill level, you may use the selection menu located at the top of this page.