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

Caitlyn vs Lulu

How to Beat Lulu as Caitlyn in LoL Lulu is in the b tier of champions
Marksman
Support Mage

How to Beat Lulu as Caitlyn

based on 4,970 Caitlyn vs Lulu matchups
Win Rate
52 %
K/D/A
2.29
Pick Rate
3.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League matches that we review each and every week. This guide on how to beat Lulu as Caitlyn came out of an analysis of 4970 ranked rounds where both champs clashed against one another. This particular pairing is somewhat rare. Caitlyn is forced to battle against Lulu in only 3.5% of her rounds.

Caitlyn vs Lulu Matchup Summary

Caitlyn does a good job of beating Lulu. Typically, she wins a terrific 52.0% of games the champs face each other in. In Caitlyn versus Lulu matches, Caitlyn’s side is 0.1% more expected to earn first blood, implying that she most likely will get first blood against Lulu.

Best Caitlyn vs Lulu Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
PickaxeNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

StormrazorPhantom DancerRapid 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 Fleet Footwork Presence of MindLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
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
8
W
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Q
10
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 Lulu as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Lulu

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 Lulu

Lulu excels when opponents heavily commit. Don't give her this chance! Use heavy harass tactics instead to force Lulu and her partner out of lane.

The shots from Lulu's faerie can be intercepted - hide behind your minions to avoid the additional Faerie attacks.

Caitlyn vs Lulu Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
52 %
VS
Win Rate
48 %
Lulu Image
6.1
< Kills >
1.4
5.5
< Deaths >
4.8
6.5
< Assists >
13.7
1.42
< Killing Sprees >
0.24
173
< Minions Killed >
19
0.22
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.62
< Inhibitors >
0.52
17,176
< Physical Damage >
943
1,317
< Magic Damage >
4,136
862
< True Damage >
417
19,356
< Damage Dealt >
5,497
18,147
< Damage Taken >
14,677
11,855
< Gold Earned >
7,669
2.87
< Towers >
2.03
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
3,141
< Total Healing >
1,882
12,163
< Experience >
10,359
19
< Vision Score >
49
8
< Wards Placed >
23
75
< Time Dealing CC >
220

How to Counter Lulu with Caitlyn in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight several critical Caitlyn versus Lulu counter statistics that may help you grasp the differences between the pair. For instance, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Lulu’s ratio of NaN, showing that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Lulu. This observation is in large part a result of the difference in kills.

Caitlyn normally has a much larger longest killing spree than her foe does. Typically, she receives more damage than Lulu. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Caitlyn and Lulu

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Lulu
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Lulu

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Lulu?

Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Caitlyn usually wins when facing off against Lulu, with a 52.0% win rate. Therefore, Caitlyn makes a good counter for Lulu.

While Caitlyn does have a higher winrate than Lulu, when they face off with one another, Caitlyn also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more challenging champ to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Caitlyn into Lulu.

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

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

Caitlyn is a decent counter for Lulu. Focus your gameplay on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Caitlyn against Lulu.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Lulu Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lulu as Caitlyn, we analyzed 4,970 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 Lulu 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 truly master Caitlyn in order to counter Lulu during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats shown here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn most often accumulates much more CS relative to Lulu. Champs who on average don't acquire much CS usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to use in your Caitlyn versus Lulu build consist of Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Caitlyn bought at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better when facing Lulu than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Caitlyn boasted an average winrate of 52.0% when countering Lulu with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest chance of coming out on top against Lulu as Caitlyn, you should use the Fleet Footwork, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Caitlyn vs Lulu fights, this blending of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 52.0% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Lulu as Caitlyn are presented for every ranked division. If you want to scope the stats and builds to an individual division, you should use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.