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

Caitlyn vs Taric

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

based on 2,905 Caitlyn vs Taric matchups
Win Rate
47.9 %
K/D/A
2.4
Pick Rate
2.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League rounds each week. In our dataset, Caitlyn did battle with Taric 2905 times. Using so many games with Caitlyn vs Taric gives us confidence in our capability to produce enlightening stats and a solid build to destroy Taric. This counter matchup is somewhat rare. Caitlyn is forced to battle against Taric in only 2.1% of her rounds.

Caitlyn vs Taric Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Caitlyn does a poor job of countering Taric. On average, she wins a lowly 47.9% of games the champions oppose one another in. In Caitlyn against Taric matches, Caitlyn’s team is 0.0% more expected to get first blood. This indicates that she most likely will get first blood against Taric.

Best Caitlyn vs Taric Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerInfinity EdgeRapid Firecannon

Optional Items

The CollectorStormrazorLord 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: 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
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Taric as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Taric

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 Taric

Taric's ultimate, Cosmic Radiance, has a long delay before its effect. Try to quickly assess whether to disengage the fight or attempt to kill his allies before it goes off.

Taric reduces his spell cooldowns by basic attacking enemies with Bravado. Try to kite him in teamfights and punish him for approaching the minion wave in lane.

Caitlyn vs Taric Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
47.9 %
VS
Win Rate
52.1 %
Taric Image
6.3
< Kills >
1.8
5.5
< Deaths >
5.4
6.9
< Assists >
13.3
1.47
< Killing Sprees >
0.34
163
< Minions Killed >
37
0.2
< Dragons Killed >
0.18
0.55
< Inhibitors >
0.58
17,979
< Physical Damage >
1,773
1,323
< Magic Damage >
4,110
991
< True Damage >
600
20,293
< Damage Dealt >
6,484
17,637
< Damage Taken >
21,401
11,539
< Gold Earned >
7,835
2.6
< Towers >
2.17
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
3,056
< Total Healing >
10,763
11,796
< Experience >
10,379
17
< Vision Score >
35
8
< Wards Placed >
16
78
< Time Dealing CC >
224

How to Counter Taric with Caitlyn in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here feature several influential Caitlyn versus Taric counter statistics that may help you interpret the differences between the pair. As an example, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Taric’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Taric. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.

Caitlyn usually has a much larger longest killing spree than her enemy does. Commonly, she takes less damage than Taric. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Caitlyn and Taric

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Taric
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Taric

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Taric?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Caitlyn usually loses when trying to fight Taric, with a 47.9% win rate. As a result, Caitlyn makes a poor counter to Taric.

While Caitlyn does have a lower win rate compared to Taric, when they face off with one another, Caitlyn also has a much greater difficulty level that makes her a more challenging champ to learn and master. You should be very concerned when picking Caitlyn into Taric.

Additionally, Caitlyn has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Taric. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Taric matchups, Taric is the better champ with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Caitlyn is a trash counter for Taric. Focus your play on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Caitlyn against Taric.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Taric Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Taric as Caitlyn, we analyzed 2,905 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 Taric 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 Taric during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips shown here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn on average accumulates much more CS compared to Taric. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot 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 shown here to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Caitlyn versus Taric build include Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and Rapid Firecannon. When Caitlyn incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better when facing Taric than with many other typical builds. In fact, Caitlyn had an average win rate of 47.9% when countering Taric with this build.

To have the highest probability of annihilating Taric as Caitlyn, you should use the Lethal Tempo, 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 runes we have analyed for Caitlyn vs Taric counter picks, this blending of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 47.9% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Taric as Caitlyn are shown for all skill levels combined. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to a specific player tier, you can use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.