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

Caitlyn vs Poppy

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

based on 2,649 Caitlyn vs Poppy matchups
Win Rate
52.2 %
K/D/A
2.31
Pick Rate
1.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter statistics from the millions of rated League of Legends games that we get from Riot Games every week. This guide on how to beat Poppy as Caitlyn resulted from an examination of 2649 ranked games where both champions faced each other. This particular champ pairing is relatively rare. Caitlyn is forced to battle against Poppy in only 1.9% of her matches.

Caitlyn vs Poppy Matchup Summary

Caitlyn does a good job of countering Poppy. Normally, she wins a fantastic 52.2% of games the champions face one another in. In Caitlyn against Poppy games, Caitlyn’s team is 0.0% more probable to get first blood. This implies that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Poppy.

Best Caitlyn vs Poppy Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerInfinity EdgeRapid Firecannon

Optional Items

StormrazorThe CollectorPhantom DancerLord Dominik's Regards

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: BloodlineCut Down
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
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R
12
W
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W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Poppy as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Poppy

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 Poppy

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.

Caitlyn vs Poppy Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
52.2 %
VS
Win Rate
47.8 %
Poppy Image
6.6
< Kills >
5.3
5.8
< Deaths >
5.6
6.8
< Assists >
8.2
1.52
< Killing Sprees >
1.22
169
< Minions Killed >
61
0.21
< Dragons Killed >
0.94
0.58
< Inhibitors >
0.4
17,791
< Physical Damage >
12,616
1,310
< Magic Damage >
2,486
984
< True Damage >
1,125
20,086
< Damage Dealt >
16,228
18,885
< Damage Taken >
27,549
11,958
< Gold Earned >
10,498
2.64
< Towers >
1.52
0.07
< Baron Takedowns >
0.2
3,294
< Total Healing >
6,535
12,389
< Experience >
12,919
19
< Vision Score >
22
8
< Wards Placed >
8
75
< Time Dealing CC >
622

How to Counter Poppy with Caitlyn in LoL

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.

Differences between Caitlyn and Poppy

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Poppy
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Poppy

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Poppy?

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.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Poppy Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Poppy as Caitlyn, we analyzed 2,649 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 Poppy 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 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.