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

Caitlyn vs Yasuo

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

based on 9,903 Caitlyn vs Yasuo matchups
Win Rate
49.6 %
K/D/A
2.39
Pick Rate
7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked LoL games that we evaluate each week. Our guide on how to beat Yasuo as Caitlyn came out of an evaluation of 9903 ranked matches where both champs opposed one another. This matchup is relatively uncommon. Caitlyn is forced to battle against Yasuo in only 7.0% of her matches.

Caitlyn vs Yasuo Matchup Summary

Caitlyn has done a average job of countering Yasuo. Typically, she wins a acceptable 49.6% of matches the champs face off with one another in. In Caitlyn vs Yasuo matches, Caitlyn’s side is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood, indicating that she most likely will be able to get first blood against Yasuo.

Best Caitlyn vs Yasuo Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
PickaxeNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerInfinity EdgePhantom Dancer

Optional Items

BloodthirsterGuardian AngelThe CollectorStormrazor

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 e
>
Last skill for Caitlyn to max out w

Runes

Precision Fleet Footwork TriumphLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Caitlyn's passive ability p
Caitlyn q ability q
Caitlyn w ability w
Caitlyn e ability e
Caitlyn's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Yasuo as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Yasuo

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 Yasuo

Steel Tempest is very narrow. Dodge laterally if possible.

Yasuo is at his weakest just after he has launched a whirlwind. Engage at that point.

Yasuo's shield from Resolve lasts only 2 seconds. Dealing damage to him will trigger it. Wait it out, then engage.

When Yasuo lands two Steel Tempests in a row, his next will fire a tornado. Watch and listen for the associated sound to prepare to dodge.

Caitlyn vs Yasuo Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
49.6 %
VS
Win Rate
50.4 %
Yasuo Image
6.5
< Kills >
6.5
5.7
< Deaths >
6.9
7.1
< Assists >
5.3
1.51
< Killing Sprees >
1.5
166
< Minions Killed >
175
0.21
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.57
< Inhibitors >
0.49
16,815
< Physical Damage >
16,639
1,259
< Magic Damage >
1,389
887
< True Damage >
1,128
18,962
< Damage Dealt >
19,157
18,317
< Damage Taken >
23,784
11,723
< Gold Earned >
12,117
2.6
< Towers >
2.18
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
3,066
< Total Healing >
2,188
12,358
< Experience >
14,026
18
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
72
< Time Dealing CC >
133

How to Counter Yasuo with Caitlyn in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here emphasize some vital Caitlyn vs. Yasuo matchup stats that may help us distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Yasuo’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Yasuo..

Caitlyn normally has a similar longest killing spree as her matchup does. Commonly, she takes less damage than Yasuo. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also show that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Caitlyn and Yasuo

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Yasuo
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Yasuo

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Yasuo?

Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Caitlyn usually fairs equally well when playing against Yasuo, with a 49.6% win rate. Therefore, Caitlyn makes an ok counter to Yasuo.

While Caitlyn does have a lower winrate than Yasuo, when facing one another, Caitlyn also has a much lower difficulty level that makes her a less challenging champion to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Caitlyn into Yasuo.

Furthermore, Caitlyn also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Yasuo. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Yasuo matchups, Yasuo is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Caitlyn is a somewhat poor counter for Yasuo. Focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Caitlyn against Yasuo.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Yasuo Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Yasuo as Caitlyn, we analyzed 9,903 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 Yasuo 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 Yasuo during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn typically picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Yasuo. Champions who typically don't earn much CS usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Caitlyn versus Yasuo build consist of Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and Phantom Dancer. When Caitlyn used at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better versus Yasuo than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Caitlyn boasted an average win rate of 49.6% when playing against Yasuo with this counter build.

To have the greatest likelihood of crushing Yasuo as Caitlyn, you should use the Fleet Footwork, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune sets players picked for Caitlyn vs Yasuo battles, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 49.6% win rate overall.

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