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 cannot change the aim of The Culling. Take advantage of this by avoiding the angle of the bullets.
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.
The stat comparisons shown on this page show some critical Caitlyn vs. Lucian counter statistics that may help you grasp the differences and similarities between the pair. Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Lucian’s ratio of NaN, showing that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Lucian..
Caitlyn typically has a similar longest killing spree as her opponent does. Commonly, she receives a similar amount of damage to Lucian. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the champion with increased health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.
Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Caitlyn usually wins when taking on Lucian, with a 51.6% win rate. Therefore, Caitlyn makes a good counter to Lucian.
While Caitlyn does have a higher winrate compared to Lucian, when they face off with one another, Caitlyn also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more difficult champion to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Caitlyn into Lucian.
Moreover, Caitlyn has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Lucian. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Lucian matchups, Caitlyn is the better champion with a higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.
Caitlyn is a decent counter to Lucian. Focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Caitlyn against Lucian.
To learn all of the intricacies of Caitlyn to counter Lucian during both the early game 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 displayed above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Caitlyn on average accumulates a similar amount of CS compared to Lucian. Champs who on average don't take many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values reported on this page to do well.
The top items to have in your Caitlyn versus Lucian build include Duskblade of Draktharr, The Collector, and Axiom Arc. When Caitlyn bought at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better when facing Lucian than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Caitlyn had an average win rate of 51.6% when playing against Lucian with these items in her kit.
To have the best likelihood of crushing Lucian as Caitlyn, Caitlyn players should use the Fleet Footwork, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune builds players picked for Caitlyn vs Lucian battles, this blending of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 51.6% win rate overall.
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