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

Caitlyn vs Neeko

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

How to Beat Neeko as Caitlyn

based on 2,257 Caitlyn vs Neeko matchups
Win Rate
47.6 %
K/D/A
2.27
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds that we get from Riot Games every week. This guide on how to beat Neeko as Caitlyn came out of an examination of 2257 ranked matches where both champions fought each other. This pairing is fairly rare. Caitlyn has to counter Neeko in only 1.6% of her games.

Caitlyn vs Neeko Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Caitlyn has done a below average job of beating Neeko. Typically, she wins a lowly 47.6% of games the champions battle one another in. In Caitlyn versus Neeko rounds, Caitlyn’s team is 0.1% more expected to earn first blood, indicating that she probably will be able to get first blood versus Neeko.

Best Caitlyn vs Neeko Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

StormrazorRapid FirecannonLord Dominik's Regards

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 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
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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
16
R

Guide to Countering Neeko as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Neeko

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 Neeko

Pop Blossom's warning visuals are invisible if Neeko is disguised.

Standing behind minions against Neeko is very dangerous as Tangle-Barbs become stronger.

Caitlyn vs Neeko Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
47.6 %
VS
Win Rate
52.4 %
Neeko Image
6.7
< Kills >
5.5
6
< Deaths >
5.7
6.9
< Assists >
7.6
1.56
< Killing Sprees >
1.25
166
< Minions Killed >
121
0.23
< Dragons Killed >
0.09
0.54
< Inhibitors >
0.54
18,065
< Physical Damage >
1,823
1,326
< Magic Damage >
16,269
961
< True Damage >
1,115
20,352
< Damage Dealt >
19,208
19,346
< Damage Taken >
20,099
11,979
< Gold Earned >
10,506
2.57
< Towers >
2.19
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
3,214
< Total Healing >
1,874
12,652
< Experience >
12,972
18
< Vision Score >
27
8
< Wards Placed >
13
74
< Time Dealing CC >
191

How to Counter Neeko with Caitlyn in LoL

The stats shown on this page show some critical Caitlyn versus Neeko matchup statistics that can help us understand the distinctions between the two. As an example, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Neeko’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Neeko..

Caitlyn usually has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her opponent does. Commonly, she receives a similar amount of damage to Neeko. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the champ with higher health has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Caitlyn and Neeko

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Neeko
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Neeko

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Neeko?

Both League champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Caitlyn usually loses when trying to fight Neeko, with a 47.6% win rate. Thus, Caitlyn makes a bad counter for Neeko.

While Caitlyn does have a lower winrate than Neeko, when they face off with one another, Caitlyn also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more challenging character to pick up and master. You may get destroyed when picking Caitlyn into Neeko.

Furthermore, Caitlyn has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Neeko. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Neeko matchups, Neeko is the better champ with a 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 bad counter for Neeko. Focus your play on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Caitlyn against Neeko.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Neeko Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Neeko as Caitlyn, we analyzed 2,257 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 Neeko 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 truly master Caitlyn to counter Neeko during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn usually picks up a similar amount of CS as Neeko. Champs who on average don't take much CS often 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, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values displayed on this page to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Caitlyn versus Neeko build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Caitlyn combined at least these three items in her build, she did much better vs. Neeko than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Caitlyn boasted an average winrate of 47.6% when playing against Neeko with this build.

To have the greatest likelihood of vanquishing Neeko as Caitlyn, you should take 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 runes we have analyed for Caitlyn vs Neeko matchups, this mix of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 47.6% winrate overall.

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