How to Win Caitlyn vs Zeri Counter Matchup Caitlyn is in the b tier of champions

Caitlyn vs Zeri

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

based on 5,259 Caitlyn vs Zeri matchups
Win Rate
47.4 %
K/D/A
2.36
Pick Rate
5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked League matches each week. Within our database, Caitlyn fought Zeri 5259 times. Including so many matchups for Caitlyn versus Zeri provides us faith in our ability to produce actionable stats and a recommended build to wreck your enemy. This particular champ matchup is somewhat uncommon. Caitlyn fights Zeri in only 5.0% of her rounds.

Caitlyn vs Zeri Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Caitlyn does a below average job of countering Zeri. On average, she wins a lowly 47.4% of matches the champions face off with each other in. In Caitlyn versus Zeri rounds, Caitlyn’s side is 0.1% more expected to earn first blood, indicating that she most likely will get first blood against Zeri.

Best Caitlyn vs Zeri 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

BloodthirsterRapid FirecannonStormrazorLord Dominik's Regards

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 Fleet Footwork Presence of MindLegend: AlacrityCoup 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
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 Zeri as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Zeri

Fire 90 Caliber Net away from the opponent to close the gap or hop over walls.

Make use of her Yordle Snap Traps by placing them pre-emptively to ensure that you'll have one off of cooldown during combat.

Avoid using Ace in the Hole in large team melees as it might be blocked by the wrong target.

Caitlyn vs Zeri Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
47.4 %
VS
Win Rate
52.6 %
Zeri Image
6.6
< Kills >
6.9
5.8
< Deaths >
5.6
7.1
< Assists >
7.3
1.55
< Killing Sprees >
1.58
174
< Minions Killed >
171
0.23
< Dragons Killed >
0.2
0.57
< Inhibitors >
0.54
18,261
< Physical Damage >
10,582
1,402
< Magic Damage >
10,819
1,027
< True Damage >
1,009
20,691
< Damage Dealt >
22,410
19,479
< Damage Taken >
21,167
12,141
< Gold Earned >
12,321
2.66
< Towers >
2.36
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
2,885
< Total Healing >
2,502
12,588
< Experience >
13,038
19
< Vision Score >
19
9
< Wards Placed >
8
76
< Time Dealing CC >
119

How to Counter Zeri with Caitlyn in LoL

The stats shown here emphasize several significant Caitlyn vs. Zeri matchup stats that may help us understand the differences between the pair. For instance, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Zeri’s ratio of NaN, showing that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Zeri..

Caitlyn typically has a similar longest killing spree as her opponent does. Typically, she receives a similar amount of damage to Zeri. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Caitlyn and Zeri

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Zeri
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Zeri

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Zeri?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Caitlyn usually loses when facing off against Zeri, with a 47.4% win rate. As a result, Caitlyn makes a bad counter for Zeri.

While Caitlyn does have a lower win rate compared to Zeri, when on opposite teams, Caitlyn also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more challenging character to develop with. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Caitlyn into Zeri.

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

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

Caitlyn is a trash counter to Zeri. Focus your gameplay on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Caitlyn against Zeri.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Zeri Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Zeri as Caitlyn, we analyzed 5,259 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 Zeri 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 truly master Caitlyn to counter Zeri during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn usually accumulates a similar amount of CS compared to Zeri. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to use in your Caitlyn versus Zeri build consist of Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Caitlyn included at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better when facing Zeri than with most other common item sets. In fact, Caitlyn boasted an average winrate of 47.4% battling Zeri with this build.

To have the greatest chance of vanquishing Zeri as Caitlyn, Caitlyn players should use the Fleet Footwork, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the runes players chose for Caitlyn vs Zeri counterpicks, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 47.4% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Zeri as Caitlyn are shown for all ranked divisions. If you would like to filter the stats and builds to a distinct player tier, you can use the selection menu located earlier on the page.