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.
You can step on Poppy's shield to deny it from her.
Poppy can stop nearby enemies from dashing with Steadfast Presence.
When Poppy starts to spin her hammer, she is charging Keeper's Verdict.
The stat comparisons provided here underscore some significant Caitlyn vs. Poppy counter statistics that may help us grasp the distinctions between the pair. Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Poppy’s ratio of NaN, showing that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Poppy..
Caitlyn often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her matchup does. Commonly, she takes less damage than Poppy. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the champion with increased HP has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Caitlyn usually wins when facing off against Poppy, with a 52.2% win rate. Thus, Caitlyn makes a good counter to Poppy.
While Caitlyn does have a higher win rate compared to Poppy, when facing one another, Caitlyn also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more time consuming champion to learn. You should be be fine when picking Caitlyn into Poppy.
Furthermore, Caitlyn also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Poppy. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Poppy matchups, Caitlyn is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.
Caitlyn is a good counter to Poppy. Make sure you focus your tactics on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Caitlyn against Poppy.
To truly master Caitlyn in order to counter Poppy during both the early game 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 mind the build and tips presented here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Caitlyn usually racks up more CS relative to Poppy. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.
The best items to have in your Caitlyn versus Poppy build consist of Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and Rapid Firecannon. When Caitlyn used at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better when facing Poppy than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Caitlyn boasted an average winrate of 52.2% when playing against Poppy with this build.
To have the best probability of coming out on top against Poppy as Caitlyn, you should take 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 combinations we have analyed for Caitlyn vs Poppy counterpicks, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 52.2% winrate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Poppy as Caitlyn are presented for all ranked divisions combined. To narrow the stats and builds to a distinct division, you should use the selection menu earlier on the page.