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

Caitlyn vs Vi

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

based on 3,606 Caitlyn vs Vi matchups
Win Rate
48.2 %
K/D/A
2.27
Pick Rate
2.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated LoL games that we analyze each week. Our guide on how to beat Vi as Caitlyn came out of an evaluation of 3606 ranked rounds where both champs battled one another. This champ matchup is somewhat rare. Caitlyn encounters Vi in only 2.6% of her rounds.

Caitlyn vs Vi Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Caitlyn has done a dismal job of countering Vi. On average, she wins a lowly 48.2% of the time the champs face one another in. In Caitlyn versus Vi matches, Caitlyn’s team is 0.1% more probable to gain first blood. This indicates that she most likely will get first blood against Vi.

Best Caitlyn vs Vi Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceRapid FirecannonStormrazor

Optional Items

Phantom DancerInfinity 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 Lethal Tempo Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCut Down
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
AttackSpeed Adaptive HealthScaling
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
E
3
W
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
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Vi as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Vi

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 Vi

Vi cannot be stopped while using her ult. Remember to save your displacement effects until after she's done charging.

Vi will shred your Armor and gain Attack Speed if she manages to hit you three times in a row. Try not to engage in extended brawls with her.

A fully charged Vault breaker deals double damage. If you see Vi start to charge you should back off or try to dodge it.

Caitlyn vs Vi Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
48.2 %
VS
Win Rate
51.8 %
Vi Image
6.6
< Kills >
6.8
6
< Deaths >
6.2
7
< Assists >
7.8
1.56
< Killing Sprees >
1.54
169
< Minions Killed >
41
0.22
< Dragons Killed >
1.53
0.56
< Inhibitors >
0.43
17,376
< Physical Damage >
15,903
1,303
< Magic Damage >
213
1,022
< True Damage >
1,082
19,702
< Damage Dealt >
17,198
19,265
< Damage Taken >
27,102
11,997
< Gold Earned >
11,650
2.63
< Towers >
1.59
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.3
3,249
< Total Healing >
7,583
12,547
< Experience >
13,417
18
< Vision Score >
22
8
< Wards Placed >
6
75
< Time Dealing CC >
262

How to Counter Vi with Caitlyn in LoL

The stats shown on this page underscore some vital Caitlyn versus Vi counter statistics that may help you appreciate the differences between these two champs. For instance, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Vi’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Vi..

Caitlyn typically has a similar longest kill spree as her counter does. On average, she receives less damage than Vi. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the champion with higher health has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Caitlyn and Vi

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Vi
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Vi

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Vi?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Caitlyn usually loses when taking on Vi, with a 48.2% win rate. Therefore, Caitlyn makes a poor counter to Vi.

While Caitlyn does have a lower win rate than Vi, when they face off with one another, Caitlyn also has a greater difficulty level that makes her a more time consuming character to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Caitlyn into Vi.

Moreover, Caitlyn also has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Vi. This often 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 Vi matchups, Vi is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Caitlyn is a somewhat poor counter for Vi. Make sure you focus your strategy on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Caitlyn against Vi.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Vi Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Vi as Caitlyn, we analyzed 3,606 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 Vi 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 learn all of the intricacies of Caitlyn in order to counter Vi 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 grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn usually accumulates much more CS compared to Vi. Champions who on average don't take many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Caitlyn versus Vi build include Galeforce, Rapid Firecannon, and Stormrazor. When Caitlyn incorporated at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better versus Vi than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Caitlyn had an average win rate of 48.2% battling Vi with this counter build.

To have the best chance of defeating Vi as Caitlyn, Caitlyn players should use 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 combinations players chose for Caitlyn vs Vi LoL games, this composite of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 48.2% winrate overall.

If you would like to get Caitlyn x Vi tips and builds for a a distinct skill level, feel free to choose one from the selection menu provided above. At first, the statistics and strategies displayed are calculated using all matches run with both champions.