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.
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.
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.
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.
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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