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

Caitlyn vs Nocturne

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

based on 3,086 Caitlyn vs Nocturne matchups
Win Rate
49.1 %
K/D/A
2.13
Pick Rate
2.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked LoL matches that we get from Riot Games each week. This guide on how to beat Nocturne as Caitlyn resulted from an analysis of 3086 ranked rounds where both champs opposed one another. This champ pairing is somewhat rare. Caitlyn fights Nocturne in only 2.2% of her games.

Caitlyn vs Nocturne Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Caitlyn has done a below average job of beating Nocturne. On average, she wins a acceptable 49.1% of games the champs battle one another in. In Caitlyn versus Nocturne rounds, Caitlyn’s side is 0.1% more expected to gain first blood, implying that she most likely will get first blood against Nocturne.

Best Caitlyn vs Nocturne 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

BloodthirsterLord Dominik's RegardsThe CollectorStormrazor

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 Fleet Footwork Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCoup 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
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 Nocturne as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Nocturne

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 Nocturne

Nocturne's Unspeakable Horror is broken with range, so try to save your movement abilities for when he casts it.

Stay close to your allies when Paranoia is cast - there is strength in numbers!

Caitlyn vs Nocturne Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
49.1 %
VS
Win Rate
50.9 %
Nocturne Image
6.5
< Kills >
7.6
6.3
< Deaths >
6.1
6.9
< Assists >
7.7
1.52
< Killing Sprees >
1.74
168
< Minions Killed >
43
0.22
< Dragons Killed >
1.4
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.42
17,294
< Physical Damage >
15,543
1,352
< Magic Damage >
1,436
959
< True Damage >
1,272
19,606
< Damage Dealt >
18,252
19,754
< Damage Taken >
31,384
11,966
< Gold Earned >
12,158
2.55
< Towers >
1.59
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.27
3,275
< Total Healing >
10,846
12,590
< Experience >
13,767
18
< Vision Score >
20
8
< Wards Placed >
6
71
< Time Dealing CC >
559

How to Counter Nocturne with Caitlyn in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here highlight some strategic Caitlyn versus Nocturne matchup statistics that can help us appreciate the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Nocturne’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Nocturne..

Caitlyn typically has a similar longest kill spree as her enemy does. On average, she receives less damage than Nocturne. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Caitlyn and Nocturne

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Nocturne
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Nocturne

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Nocturne?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Caitlyn usually fairs equally well when facing off against Nocturne, with a 49.1% win rate. Thus, Caitlyn makes an ok counter for Nocturne.

While Caitlyn does have a lower winrate compared to Nocturne, when they face off with one another, Caitlyn also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more difficult champion to develop with. You should be careful when picking Caitlyn into Nocturne.

Moreover, Caitlyn has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Nocturne. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Nocturne matchups, Nocturne is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Caitlyn is a somewhat poor counter to Nocturne. You will do well by focussing your tactics on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Caitlyn against Nocturne.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Nocturne Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nocturne as Caitlyn, we analyzed 3,086 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 Nocturne 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 Nocturne during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats presented above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn most often picks up much more CS as Nocturne. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Caitlyn versus Nocturne build consist of Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and Rapid Firecannon. When Caitlyn bought at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better versus Nocturne than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Caitlyn boasted an average winrate of 49.1% battling Nocturne with this counter build.

To have the greatest chance of coming out on top against Nocturne as Caitlyn, you should take 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 sets players chose for Caitlyn vs Nocturne matchups, this combination of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 49.1% win rate overall.

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