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

Caitlyn vs Tristana

How to Beat Tristana as Caitlyn in LoL Tristana is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Tristana as Caitlyn

based on 6,034 Caitlyn vs Tristana matchups
Win Rate
48.9 %
K/D/A
2.25
Pick Rate
4.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked League of Legends games every week. In our data, Caitlyn engaged Tristana in 6034 games. Using so many matchups for Caitlyn versus Tristana provides us faith in our capability to produce actionable statistics and a pro build to destroy your opponent. This champ pairing is somewhat uncommon. Caitlyn encounters Tristana in only 4.3% of her matches.

Caitlyn vs Tristana Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Caitlyn does a poor job of countering Tristana. Typically, she wins a acceptable 48.9% of matches the champions face each other in. In Caitlyn against Tristana matches, Caitlyn’s team is 0.0% more expected to gain first blood, indicating that she most likely will get first blood versus Tristana.

Best Caitlyn vs Tristana Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordPickaxe

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

BloodthirsterPhantom DancerStormrazorRapid Firecannon

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
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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 Tristana as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Tristana

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 Tristana

Stand away from your creeps in a lane to take less collateral damage from Explosive Charge.

If you see Tristana activate Rapid Fire in a fight, stun her and try to back off until the spell dissipates.

Caitlyn vs Tristana Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
48.9 %
VS
Win Rate
51.1 %
Tristana Image
6.6
< Kills >
7.6
5.9
< Deaths >
5.8
6.7
< Assists >
5.8
1.51
< Killing Sprees >
1.71
164
< Minions Killed >
157
0.22
< Dragons Killed >
0.24
0.57
< Inhibitors >
0.61
17,402
< Physical Damage >
15,373
1,364
< Magic Damage >
2,103
896
< True Damage >
2,008
19,663
< Damage Dealt >
19,484
18,455
< Damage Taken >
20,755
11,735
< Gold Earned >
12,457
2.6
< Towers >
2.84
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
3,046
< Total Healing >
3,016
12,262
< Experience >
12,637
17
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
8
72
< Time Dealing CC >
53

How to Counter Tristana with Caitlyn in LoL

The stats provided here highlight several vital Caitlyn vs. Tristana matchup statistics that can help you grasp the differences between these two champions. As an example, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Tristana’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Tristana..

Caitlyn often has a similar longest killing spree as her foe does. Commonly, she receives a similar amount of damage to Tristana. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the champion with more health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Caitlyn and Tristana

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Tristana
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Tristana

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Tristana?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Caitlyn usually loses when facing off against Tristana, with a 48.9% win rate. Therefore, Caitlyn makes a poor counter to Tristana.

While Caitlyn does have a lower winrate than Tristana, when on opposite teams, Caitlyn also has a greater difficulty level that makes her a more challenging champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Caitlyn into Tristana.

Additionally, Caitlyn has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Tristana. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Caitlyn is a somewhat poor counter to Tristana. Make sure you focus your play on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Caitlyn against Tristana.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Tristana Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Tristana as Caitlyn, we analyzed 6,034 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 Tristana 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 Tristana during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn typically accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Tristana. Champions who on average don't take many minion kills typically don't require 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 a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown here to do well.

The most important items to have in your Caitlyn versus Tristana build consist of Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Caitlyn included at least these three items in her build, she did much better vs. Tristana than with most other common item sets. In fact, Caitlyn had an average winrate of 48.9% when playing against Tristana with this build.

To have the highest likelihood of vanquishing Tristana 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 sets we have analyed for Caitlyn vs Tristana fights, this combo of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 48.9% winrate overall.

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