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

Caitlyn vs Shyvana

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

based on 5,346 Caitlyn vs Shyvana matchups
Win Rate
47 %
K/D/A
2.34
Pick Rate
3.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches each and every week. In our dataset, Caitlyn engaged Shyvana 5346 times. With so many games with Caitlyn vs Shyvana gives us a lot of faith in our ability to prepare useful data and a pro build to counter Shyvana. This particular pairing is fairly rare. Caitlyn fights Shyvana in only 3.8% of her matches.

Caitlyn vs Shyvana Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Caitlyn does a below average job of countering Shyvana. On average, she wins a lowly 47.0% of matches the champions battle each other in. In Caitlyn versus Shyvana rounds, Caitlyn’s team is 0.1% more likely to earn first blood, indicating that she probably will be able to get first blood against Shyvana.

Best Caitlyn vs Shyvana Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordPickaxe

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

BloodthirsterLord Dominik's RegardsRapid FirecannonStormrazor

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 Fleet Footwork 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
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Q
2
W
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E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Shyvana as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Shyvana

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 Shyvana

Shyvana's Fury Bar indicate her ultimate can be activated. Harassing her when she's low on Fury can be very effective.

A significant portion of Shyvana's power is generated through aggression, making her weak against opponents who are able to keep their distance.

All of Shyvana's basic abilities hit multiple enemies in dragon form. It's important for opposing champions to not cluster while fighting her.

Caitlyn vs Shyvana Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
47 %
VS
Win Rate
53 %
Shyvana Image
6.4
< Kills >
5.9
5.6
< Deaths >
4.9
6.7
< Assists >
7.4
1.47
< Killing Sprees >
1.33
169
< Minions Killed >
78
0.21
< Dragons Killed >
1.44
0.55
< Inhibitors >
0.49
18,350
< Physical Damage >
3,920
1,328
< Magic Damage >
15,634
973
< True Damage >
1,267
20,652
< Damage Dealt >
20,822
18,947
< Damage Taken >
34,813
11,813
< Gold Earned >
11,972
2.54
< Towers >
1.91
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.28
3,286
< Total Healing >
7,733
12,333
< Experience >
14,152
18
< Vision Score >
20
8
< Wards Placed >
6
74
< Time Dealing CC >
548

How to Counter Shyvana with Caitlyn in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here emphasize some strategic Caitlyn vs. Shyvana matchup statistics that may help you appreciate the differences and similarities between this set of champs. For instance, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Shyvana’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Shyvana..

Caitlyn normally has a similar longest killing spree as her opponent does. Typically, she takes less damage than Shyvana. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the champion with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Caitlyn and Shyvana

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Shyvana
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Shyvana

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Shyvana?

Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Caitlyn usually loses when taking on Shyvana, with a 47.0% win rate. Therefore, Caitlyn makes a bad counter for Shyvana.

While Caitlyn does have a lower win rate compared to Shyvana, when on opposite teams, Caitlyn also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more difficult champion to learn. You should be very concerned when picking Caitlyn into Shyvana.

Moreover, Caitlyn also has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Shyvana. 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 overall in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Shyvana matchups, Shyvana is the better champion with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Caitlyn is a trash counter to Shyvana. Focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Caitlyn against Shyvana.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Shyvana Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Shyvana as Caitlyn, we analyzed 5,346 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 Shyvana 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 to counter Shyvana during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn often gets more CS as Shyvana. Champions who typically don't take many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The most important items to have in your Caitlyn versus Shyvana build consist of Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Caitlyn bought at least these three items in her build, she did much better against Shyvana than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Caitlyn boasted an average win rate of 47.0% when countering Shyvana with this counter build.

To have the best likelihood of beating Shyvana as Caitlyn, Caitlyn players should equip the Fleet Footwork, 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 builds that we analyzed for Caitlyn vs Shyvana counters, this combination of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 47.0% win rate overall.

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