How to Win Caitlyn vs Master Yi Counter Matchup Caitlyn is in the b tier of champions

Caitlyn vs Master Yi

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

based on 5,218 Caitlyn vs Master Yi matchups
Win Rate
46.5 %
K/D/A
2.23
Pick Rate
5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter statistics from the millions of ranked League games that we evaluate each week. This guide on how to beat Master Yi as Caitlyn resulted from an analysis of 5218 ranked matches where both champions clashed against each other. This particular counter pairing is fairly uncommon. Caitlyn fights Master Yi in only 5.0% of her matches.

Caitlyn vs Master Yi Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Caitlyn has done a terrible job of countering Master Yi. On average, she wins a lowly 46.5% of games the champs oppose each other in. In Caitlyn versus Master Yi matches, Caitlyn’s team is 0.0% more likely to earn first blood. This implies that she probably will get first blood against Master Yi.

Best Caitlyn vs Master Yi Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

Phantom DancerBloodthirsterRapid FirecannonStormrazor

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Caitlyn to level up q
>
Second ability for Caitlyn to level up e
>
Last skill for Caitlyn to max out w

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCut Down
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
E
9
Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Master Yi as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Master Yi

Fire 90 Caliber Net away from the opponent to close the gap or hop over walls.

Make use of her Yordle Snap Traps by placing them pre-emptively to ensure that you'll have one off of cooldown during combat.

Avoid using Ace in the Hole in large team melees as it might be blocked by the wrong target.

Advice to Win Against Master Yi

Meditate is an effective method of healing damage over time, but Master Yi is susceptible to coordinated team ganks early in the game.

Although Master Yi cannot be slowed while using Highlander, other disables can stop him in his tracks.

If Master Yi tries to farm with Alpha Strike, hit him a few times so he has to use mana with Meditate to heal.

Caitlyn vs Master Yi Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
46.5 %
VS
Win Rate
53.5 %
Master Yi Image
6.5
< Kills >
9.1
6
< Deaths >
7.3
6.9
< Assists >
5.3
1.5
< Killing Sprees >
2.1
162
< Minions Killed >
44
0.23
< Dragons Killed >
1.67
0.56
< Inhibitors >
0.44
16,242
< Physical Damage >
12,724
1,273
< Magic Damage >
483
866
< True Damage >
7,586
18,381
< Damage Dealt >
20,794
18,965
< Damage Taken >
29,055
11,772
< Gold Earned >
12,843
2.54
< Towers >
1.71
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.42
2,715
< Total Healing >
8,041
12,553
< Experience >
13,970
18
< Vision Score >
20
8
< Wards Placed >
6
68
< Time Dealing CC >
200

How to Counter Master Yi with Caitlyn in LoL

The stats shown on this page clarify several important Caitlyn against Master Yi matchup statistics that may help us interpret the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Master Yi’s ratio of NaN, showing that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Master Yi..

Caitlyn normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her opponent does. Commonly, she receives less damage than Master Yi. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Caitlyn and Master Yi

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Master Yi
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Master Yi

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Master Yi?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Caitlyn usually loses when playing against Master Yi, with a 46.5% win rate. Thus, Caitlyn makes a bad counter for Master Yi.

While Caitlyn does have a lower win rate compared to Master Yi, when on opposite teams, Caitlyn also has a greater difficulty level that makes her a more complex champion to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Caitlyn into Master Yi.

Additionally, Caitlyn has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Master Yi. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Master Yi matchups, Master Yi is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Caitlyn is a terribly counter to Master Yi. You will do well by focussing your tactics on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Caitlyn against Master Yi.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Master Yi Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Master Yi as Caitlyn, we analyzed 5,218 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 Master Yi 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 to counter Master Yi during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn on average accumulates much more CS relative to Master Yi. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. 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, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Caitlyn versus Master Yi build include Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Caitlyn bought at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better when fighting Master Yi than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Caitlyn had an average winrate of 46.5% when playing against Master Yi with this build.

To have the best likelihood of crushing Master Yi 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 sets players chose for Caitlyn vs Master Yi battles, this blending of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 46.5% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Master Yi as Caitlyn are given for all skill levels, merged. If you want to scope the statistics and builds to a distinct rank, you may use the selection menu earlier on the page.