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

Caitlyn vs Lucian

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

based on 5,535 Caitlyn vs Lucian matchups
Win Rate
52.6 %
K/D/A
2.27
Pick Rate
3.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated League of Legends games that we analyze each and every week. This guide on how to beat Lucian as Caitlyn came out of an examination of 5535 ranked rounds where both champions faced off against one another. This counter pairing is fairly rare. Caitlyn fights Lucian in only 3.9% of her matches.

Caitlyn vs Lucian Matchup Summary

Caitlyn does a good job of countering Lucian. On average, she wins a terrific 52.6% of the time the champions fight one another in. In Caitlyn against Lucian matches, Caitlyn’s team is 0.0% more likely to get first blood. This implies that she probably will be able to get first blood against Lucian.

Best Caitlyn vs Lucian Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeStormrazor

Optional Items

Phantom DancerThe CollectorRapid 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: 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
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 Lucian as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Lucian

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 Lucian

Lucian has strong burst, but little sustained damage.

Piercing Light does not give Lucian extra Attack Range. He still needs to find a target in range to line up his shot. Avoid Piercing Light by anticipating the angle Lucian will choose.

Lucian cannot change the aim of The Culling. Take advantage of this by avoiding the angle of the bullets.

Caitlyn vs Lucian Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
52.6 %
VS
Win Rate
47.4 %
Lucian Image
6.6
< Kills >
7.6
5.9
< Deaths >
6.1
6.8
< Assists >
6.1
1.53
< Killing Sprees >
1.74
170
< Minions Killed >
171
0.22
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.59
< Inhibitors >
0.48
17,875
< Physical Damage >
16,412
1,445
< Magic Damage >
2,535
916
< True Damage >
931
20,237
< Damage Dealt >
19,879
18,783
< Damage Taken >
20,926
11,997
< Gold Earned >
12,205
2.7
< Towers >
2.22
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
3,149
< Total Healing >
2,394
12,491
< Experience >
12,679
19
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
9
74
< Time Dealing CC >
35

How to Counter Lucian with Caitlyn in LoL

The stats provided here feature some strategic Caitlyn against Lucian matchup statistics that may help us explain the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Lucian’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Lucian..

Caitlyn typically has a similar longest kill spree as her foe does. Commonly, she receives a similar amount of damage to Lucian. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Caitlyn and Lucian

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Lucian
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Lucian

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Lucian?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Caitlyn usually wins when playing against Lucian, with a 52.6% win rate. As a result, Caitlyn makes a good counter to Lucian.

While Caitlyn does have a higher win rate compared to Lucian, when they face off with one another, Caitlyn also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more difficult champion to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Caitlyn into Lucian.

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

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

Caitlyn is a good counter for Lucian. Focus your tactics on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Caitlyn against Lucian.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Lucian Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lucian as Caitlyn, we analyzed 5,535 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 Lucian 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 to counter Lucian during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn usually picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Lucian. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Caitlyn versus Lucian build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and Stormrazor. When Caitlyn combined at least these three pieces in her build, she did much better when facing Lucian than with most other typical builds. In fact, Caitlyn boasted an average win rate of 52.6% when countering Lucian with this build.

To have the greatest chance of crushing Lucian as Caitlyn, you should use the Lethal Tempo, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Caitlyn vs Lucian clashes, this order of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 52.6% winrate overall.

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