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.
The stats provided here feature some vital Caitlyn vs. Samira matchup statistics that can help you distinguish the differences between the pair. As an example, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Samira’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Samira..
Caitlyn typically has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her enemy does. Commonly, she receives less damage than Samira. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.
Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Caitlyn usually fairs equally well when playing against Samira, with a 49.9% win rate. Thus, Caitlyn makes an ok counter for Samira.
While Caitlyn does have a lower win rate than Samira, when they face off with one another, Caitlyn also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more time consuming champ to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Caitlyn into Samira.
Additionally, Caitlyn also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Samira. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Samira matchups, Samira is the better champ with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.
Caitlyn is a somewhat poor counter for Samira. You will do well by focussing your strategy on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Caitlyn against Samira.
If you would like to truly master Caitlyn to counter Samira during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Caitlyn typically picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Samira. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values displayed on this page to do well.
The top items to prioritize in your Caitlyn versus Samira build consist of Youmuu's Ghostblade, Bloodthirster, and The Collector. When Caitlyn combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better against Samira than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Caitlyn boasted an average win rate of 49.9% when countering Samira with these items in her kit.
To have the greatest likelihood of defeating Samira as Caitlyn, you should take the Lethal Tempo, 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 builds players picked for Caitlyn vs Samira counter picks, this set of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 49.9% win rate overall.
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