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.
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!
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.
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.
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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