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

Caitlyn vs Talon

How to Beat Talon as Caitlyn in LoL Talon is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Talon as Caitlyn

based on 2,350 Caitlyn vs Talon matchups
Win Rate
49.7 %
K/D/A
2.19
Pick Rate
1.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter stats from the millions of ranked League of Legends matches that we get from Riot Games each week. Our guide on how to beat Talon as Caitlyn came out of an analysis of 2350 ranked games where both champs fought each other. This counter pairing is fairly rare. Caitlyn encounters Talon in only 1.7% of her matches.

Caitlyn vs Talon Matchup Summary

Caitlyn does a ok job of beating Talon. On average, she wins a acceptable 49.7% of games the champions battle one another in. In Caitlyn against Talon games, Caitlyn’s side is 0.1% more probable to gain first blood. This indicates that she probably will get first blood versus Talon.

Best Caitlyn vs Talon Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
DaggerNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceRapid FirecannonStormrazor

Optional Items

The CollectorInfinity EdgeLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash 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
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Talon as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Talon

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 Talon

Talon's attacks are all physical damage. Build armor early to counter his burst damage.

Talon has unrivaled roaming ability. Make sure to keep track of his position or force him to stay in lane by pushing aggressively.

Talon is heavily reliant on Shadow Assault to escape a fight. When it is down he's significantly more vulnerable.

Caitlyn vs Talon Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
49.7 %
VS
Win Rate
50.3 %
Talon Image
6.7
< Kills >
8.2
6.2
< Deaths >
6.6
6.9
< Assists >
6.2
1.55
< Killing Sprees >
1.88
170
< Minions Killed >
107
0.22
< Dragons Killed >
0.61
0.54
< Inhibitors >
0.36
17,673
< Physical Damage >
19,500
1,375
< Magic Damage >
82
829
< True Damage >
1,636
19,878
< Damage Dealt >
21,219
19,476
< Damage Taken >
27,209
11,993
< Gold Earned >
12,601
2.52
< Towers >
1.36
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.13
3,189
< Total Healing >
5,320
12,562
< Experience >
13,942
19
< Vision Score >
19
9
< Wards Placed >
6
72
< Time Dealing CC >
235

How to Counter Talon with Caitlyn in LoL

The stats shown on this page show some valuable Caitlyn versus Talon matchup stats that can help us understand the differences between this pair of champs. As an example, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Talon’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Talon..

Caitlyn often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her enemy does. Commonly, she receives less damage than Talon. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also show that the champion with increased health has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Caitlyn and Talon

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Talon
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Talon

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Talon?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Caitlyn usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Talon, with a 49.7% win rate. Thus, Caitlyn makes an ok counter to Talon.

While Caitlyn does have a lower win rate compared to Talon, when they face off with one another, Caitlyn also has a lower learning curve that makes her a less difficult character to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Caitlyn into Talon.

Moreover, Caitlyn also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Talon. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Talon matchups, Talon is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Caitlyn is a somewhat poor counter for Talon. Focus your strategy on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Caitlyn against Talon.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Talon Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Talon as Caitlyn, we analyzed 2,350 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 Talon 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 to counter Talon during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions displayed here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn typically racks up more CS compared to Talon. Champs who on average don't take many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Caitlyn versus Talon build include Galeforce, Rapid Firecannon, and Stormrazor. When Caitlyn included at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better when facing Talon than with many other common builds. In fact, Caitlyn boasted an average win rate of 49.7% when countering Talon with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of beating Talon as Caitlyn, you should equip 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 runes players used for Caitlyn vs Talon clashes, this blending of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 49.7% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Talon as Caitlyn are given for all skill levels combined. To scope the stats and builds to a particular division, you should use the selection menu earlier on the page.