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

Caitlyn vs Malphite

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

based on 2,919 Caitlyn vs Malphite matchups
Win Rate
52.6 %
K/D/A
2.23
Pick Rate
2.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of rated League of Legends rounds that we get from Riot Games each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Malphite as Caitlyn resulted from an examination of 2919 ranked matches where both champions fought one another. This particular champ matchup is fairly rare. Caitlyn has to counter Malphite in only 2.1% of her games.

Caitlyn vs Malphite Matchup Summary

Caitlyn does a good job of beating Malphite. On average, she wins a whopping 52.6% of the time the champs fight one another in. In Caitlyn versus Malphite rounds, Caitlyn’s side is 0.1% more probable to get first blood. This indicates that she probably will be able to get first blood against Malphite.

Best Caitlyn vs Malphite Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerInfinity EdgeRapid Firecannon

Optional Items

Phantom DancerStormrazorThe CollectorLord 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: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Caitlyn's passive ability p
Caitlyn q ability q
Caitlyn w ability w
Caitlyn e ability e
Caitlyn's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
12
W
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W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Malphite as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Malphite

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 Malphite

Malphite is one of a couple tanks who are capable of jungling. Watch out if he gets Smite.

If you're a physical damage character stay behind your allies when fighting Malphite. Ground Slam can significantly reduce your damage output.

Caitlyn vs Malphite Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
52.6 %
VS
Win Rate
47.4 %
Malphite Image
6.4
< Kills >
4.6
6.1
< Deaths >
5.4
7.2
< Assists >
8.4
1.5
< Killing Sprees >
1.05
167
< Minions Killed >
121
0.25
< Dragons Killed >
0.14
0.59
< Inhibitors >
0.41
16,885
< Physical Damage >
3,677
1,315
< Magic Damage >
13,498
892
< True Damage >
708
19,092
< Damage Dealt >
17,884
19,300
< Damage Taken >
22,472
11,981
< Gold Earned >
10,194
2.72
< Towers >
1.68
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
3,212
< Total Healing >
2,378
12,568
< Experience >
13,475
19
< Vision Score >
21
9
< Wards Placed >
10
76
< Time Dealing CC >
775

How to Counter Malphite with Caitlyn in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page clarify several significant Caitlyn vs. Malphite matchup statistics that may help us interpret the differences between the pair. For instance, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Malphite’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Malphite..

Caitlyn normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her matchup does. Typically, she takes less damage than Malphite. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Caitlyn and Malphite

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Malphite
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Malphite

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Malphite?

Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Caitlyn usually wins when playing against Malphite, with a 52.6% win rate. Therefore, Caitlyn makes a good counter to Malphite.

While Caitlyn does have a higher win rate than Malphite, when they face off with one another, Caitlyn also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes her a more challenging character to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Caitlyn into Malphite.

Furthermore, Caitlyn also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Malphite. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

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

Caitlyn is an above average counter to Malphite. You will do well by focussing your actions on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Caitlyn against Malphite.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Malphite Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Malphite as Caitlyn, we analyzed 2,919 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 Malphite 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 Malphite during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats presented above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn usually racks up a similar amount of CS compared to Malphite. Champions who typically don't get much CS often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Caitlyn versus Malphite build include Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and Rapid Firecannon. When Caitlyn included at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better vs. Malphite than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Caitlyn had an average winrate of 52.6% when playing against Malphite with this counter build.

To have the greatest probability of beating Malphite as Caitlyn, you should use the Lethal Tempo, 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 Malphite counterpicks, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 52.6% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Malphite as Caitlyn are given for all skill levels, merged. If you would like to narrow the stats and builds to a distinct division, you can use the selection menu earlier on the page.