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.
You can attack Dark Procession to break the wall down.
Try to thin out Yorick's minions before you engage him, Mist Walkers will die from a basic attack or a single target spell.
You can cast Smite on Mist Walkers and the Maiden of the Mist to damage or kill them.
The stats shown on this page feature some critical Caitlyn against Yorick matchup statistics that can help you understand the differences between this pair of champions. As an example, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Yorick’s ratio of NaN, showing that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Yorick..
Caitlyn usually has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her enemy does. Typically, she takes less damage than Yorick. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Caitlyn usually loses when playing against Yorick, with a 46.6% win rate. Thus, Caitlyn makes a poor counter for Yorick.
While Caitlyn does have a lower winrate than Yorick, when they face off with one another, Caitlyn also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more time consuming character to develop with. You may get destroyed when picking Caitlyn into Yorick.
Moreover, Caitlyn has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Yorick. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Yorick matchups, Yorick is the better champ with a much lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.
Caitlyn is a garbage counter to Yorick. Focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Caitlyn against Yorick.
If you would like to truly master Caitlyn to counter Yorick during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and tips displayed above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Caitlyn most often racks up a similar amount of CS relative to Yorick. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown here to do well.
The most important items to use in your Caitlyn versus Yorick build consist of Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and Rapid Firecannon. When Caitlyn bought at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better vs. Yorick than with most other common item sets. In fact, Caitlyn had an average win rate of 46.6% when playing against Yorick with this build.
To have the highest likelihood of vanquishing Yorick as Caitlyn, Caitlyn players 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. Of all the runes players used for Caitlyn vs Yorick battles, this mixture of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 46.6% win rate overall.
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