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

Caitlyn vs Orianna

How to Beat Orianna as Caitlyn in LoL Orianna is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Orianna as Caitlyn

based on 1,637 Caitlyn vs Orianna matchups
Win Rate
52.4 %
K/D/A
2.38
Pick Rate
1.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup stats from the millions of rated LoL games that we get from Riot Games every week. Our guide on how to beat Orianna as Caitlyn resulted from an examination of 1637 ranked games where both champions opposed one another. This particular champion pairing is fairly rare. Caitlyn encounters Orianna in only 1.2% of her matches.

Caitlyn vs Orianna Matchup Summary

Caitlyn does a good job of beating Orianna. Normally, she wins a terrific 52.4% of games the champions battle one another in. In Caitlyn versus Orianna games, Caitlyn’s team is 0.1% more likely to gain first blood, implying that she most likely will be able to get first blood against Orianna.

Best Caitlyn vs Orianna Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeLord Dominik's Regards

Optional Items

StormrazorThe CollectorRapid Firecannon

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
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Orianna as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Orianna

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 Orianna

Orianna can only affect the area the Ball is around. Use this to your advantage.

Watch out for Orianna's Ball returning to her due to leashing. This may cause some unexpected situations.

Caitlyn vs Orianna Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
52.4 %
VS
Win Rate
47.6 %
Orianna Image
6.7
< Kills >
4.7
5.6
< Deaths >
5.3
6.6
< Assists >
9.2
1.53
< Killing Sprees >
1.07
173
< Minions Killed >
160
0.22
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.63
< Inhibitors >
0.51
17,989
< Physical Damage >
1,012
1,363
< Magic Damage >
17,645
928
< True Damage >
487
20,281
< Damage Dealt >
19,145
18,870
< Damage Taken >
18,711
12,136
< Gold Earned >
10,751
2.84
< Towers >
2.05
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
3,324
< Total Healing >
2,078
12,541
< Experience >
13,732
19
< Vision Score >
20
9
< Wards Placed >
10
75
< Time Dealing CC >
332

How to Counter Orianna with Caitlyn in LoL

The stats shown here underscore several significant Caitlyn against Orianna matchup statistics that can help us interpret the differences and similarities between the two. Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Orianna’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Orianna..

Caitlyn often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her opponent does. On average, she takes a similar amount of damage to Orianna. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Caitlyn and Orianna

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Orianna
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Orianna

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Orianna?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Caitlyn usually wins when playing against Orianna, with a 52.4% win rate. Therefore, Caitlyn makes a good counter for Orianna.

While Caitlyn does have a higher winrate compared to Orianna, when facing one another, Caitlyn also has a lower learning curve that makes her a less time consuming champ to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Caitlyn into Orianna.

Furthermore, Caitlyn has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Orianna. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Orianna matchups, Caitlyn is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Caitlyn is a good counter for Orianna. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on maximizing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Caitlyn against Orianna.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Orianna Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Orianna as Caitlyn, we analyzed 1,637 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 Orianna 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 learn all of the intricacies of Caitlyn in order to counter Orianna during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn most often picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Orianna. Champs who typically don't take much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to use in your Caitlyn versus Orianna build consist of Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and Lord Dominik's Regards. When Caitlyn incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better vs Orianna than with most other common item sets. In fact, Caitlyn had an average winrate of 52.4% when countering Orianna with this build.

To have the best likelihood of defeating Orianna as Caitlyn, Caitlyn players 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. Out of all the rune sets players chose for Caitlyn vs Orianna counter picks, this mix of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 52.4% win rate overall.

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