How to Win Caitlyn vs Vel'Koz Counter Matchup Caitlyn is in the a tier of champions

Caitlyn vs Vel'Koz

How to Beat Vel'Koz as Caitlyn in LoL Vel'Koz is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Vel'Koz as Caitlyn

based on 3,295 Caitlyn vs Vel'Koz matchups
Win Rate
46.6 %
K/D/A
2.18
Pick Rate
2.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds every week. In our database, Caitlyn battled Vel'Koz 3295 times. Including so many games with Caitlyn versus Vel'Koz gives us a lot of faith in our capability to prepare enlightening stats and a pro build to shatter your opposition. This champion matchup is somewhat rare. Caitlyn fights Vel'Koz in only 2.3% of her rounds.

Caitlyn vs Vel'Koz Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Caitlyn does a terrible job of countering Vel'Koz. On average, she wins a lowly 46.6% of games the champions face one another in. In Caitlyn versus Vel'Koz rounds, Caitlyn’s side is 0.1% more probable to earn first blood. This implies that she probably will get first blood against Vel'Koz.

Best Caitlyn vs Vel'Koz Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceRapid FirecannonStormrazor

Optional Items

Infinity EdgeThe CollectorLord 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 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
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
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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 Vel'Koz as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Vel'Koz

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 Vel'Koz

Vel'Koz is very dangerous if left alone in a fight. Try to focus him down early.

Vel'Koz has fairly low mobility and is vulnerable to ganks.

Life Form Disintegration Ray can be interrupted by stuns, silences and knockups.

Caitlyn vs Vel'Koz Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
46.6 %
VS
Win Rate
53.4 %
Vel'Koz Image
6.5
< Kills >
5.2
6
< Deaths >
5.5
6.6
< Assists >
8.8
1.49
< Killing Sprees >
1.21
171
< Minions Killed >
89
0.2
< Dragons Killed >
0.11
0.54
< Inhibitors >
0.5
17,206
< Physical Damage >
517
1,374
< Magic Damage >
18,198
867
< True Damage >
5,113
19,448
< Damage Dealt >
23,829
20,160
< Damage Taken >
16,409
12,004
< Gold Earned >
10,203
2.42
< Towers >
1.8
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
3,501
< Total Healing >
1,409
12,785
< Experience >
12,385
19
< Vision Score >
41
9
< Wards Placed >
19
71
< Time Dealing CC >
199

How to Counter Vel'Koz with Caitlyn in LoL

The stats shown here show some critical Caitlyn against Vel'Koz counter stats that may help us figure out the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Vel'Koz’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Vel'Koz..

Caitlyn often has a similar longest killing spree as her matchup does. Typically, she takes more damage than Vel'Koz. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Caitlyn and Vel'Koz

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Vel'Koz
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Vel'Koz

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Vel'Koz?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Caitlyn usually loses when facing off against Vel'Koz, with a 46.6% win rate. Thus, Caitlyn makes a bad counter to Vel'Koz.

While Caitlyn does have a lower win rate compared to Vel'Koz, when on opposite teams, Caitlyn also has a lower level of difficulty that makes her a less complex champion to develop with. You may get destroyed when picking Caitlyn into Vel'Koz.

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

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Vel'Koz matchups, Vel'Koz is the better champ with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Caitlyn is a bad counter for Vel'Koz. You will do well by focussing your strategy on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Caitlyn against Vel'Koz.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Vel'Koz Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Vel'Koz as Caitlyn, we analyzed 3,295 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 Vel'Koz 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 Vel'Koz 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 mind the build and suggestions presented here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn on average accumulates more CS as Vel'Koz. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills usualy 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, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values reported on this page to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Caitlyn versus Vel'Koz build include Galeforce, Rapid Firecannon, and Stormrazor. When Caitlyn incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better against Vel'Koz than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Caitlyn had an average win rate of 46.6% battling Vel'Koz with this counter build.

To have the best chance of coming out on top against Vel'Koz as Caitlyn, Caitlyn players should take the Fleet Footwork, 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 that we analyzed for Caitlyn vs Vel'Koz fights, this mix of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 46.6% winrate overall.

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