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

Caitlyn vs Zoe

How to Beat Zoe as Caitlyn in LoL Zoe is in the a tier of champions
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Mage Support

How to Beat Zoe as Caitlyn

based on 1,661 Caitlyn vs Zoe matchups
Win Rate
51.6 %
K/D/A
2.31
Pick Rate
1.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated League of Legends games that we analyze every week. This guide on how to beat Zoe as Caitlyn came out of an evaluation of 1661 ranked games where both champions faced each other. This particular counter pairing is somewhat rare. Caitlyn has to counter Zoe in only 1.2% of her matches.

Caitlyn vs Zoe Matchup Summary

Caitlyn has done a decent job of countering Zoe. On average, she wins a acceptable 51.6% of the time the champs oppose each other in. In Caitlyn vs Zoe matches, Caitlyn’s team is 0.0% more expected to earn first blood. This indicates that she most likely will get first blood versus Zoe.

Best Caitlyn vs Zoe Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

Lord Dominik's RegardsRapid FirecannonStormrazor

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: 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
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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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 Zoe as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Zoe

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 Zoe

Zoe's Paddle Star deals more damage the further it has flown.

Zoe must return to her starting point after casting Portal Jump, making her vulnerable to a counterattack.

Sleepy Trouble Bubble travels further over walls. Stop Zoe from hiding in fog of war to prevent her from setting the spell up.

Caitlyn vs Zoe Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
51.6 %
VS
Win Rate
48.4 %
Zoe Image
6.8
< Kills >
6.3
5.8
< Deaths >
5.4
6.6
< Assists >
7.3
1.59
< Killing Sprees >
1.43
168
< Minions Killed >
135
0.22
< Dragons Killed >
0.11
0.56
< Inhibitors >
0.42
17,694
< Physical Damage >
1,802
1,358
< Magic Damage >
17,243
917
< True Damage >
3,227
19,970
< Damage Dealt >
22,273
18,916
< Damage Taken >
18,672
11,968
< Gold Earned >
10,723
2.63
< Towers >
1.65
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
3,226
< Total Healing >
2,246
12,381
< Experience >
13,091
18
< Vision Score >
21
8
< Wards Placed >
10
71
< Time Dealing CC >
135

How to Counter Zoe with Caitlyn in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here emphasize some strategic Caitlyn vs. Zoe matchup statistics that can help us appreciate the differences between the pair. As an example, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Zoe’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Zoe..

Caitlyn typically has a similar longest killing spree as her foe does. Commonly, she receives a similar amount of damage to Zoe. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Caitlyn and Zoe

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Zoe
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Zoe

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Zoe?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Caitlyn usually wins when taking on Zoe, with a 51.6% win rate. Therefore, Caitlyn makes a good counter for Zoe.

While Caitlyn does have a higher winrate than Zoe, when on opposite teams, Caitlyn also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more time consuming champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Caitlyn into Zoe.

Moreover, Caitlyn also has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Zoe. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Zoe matchups, Caitlyn is the better champion with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Caitlyn is a decent counter for Zoe. Focus your play on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Caitlyn against Zoe.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Zoe Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Zoe as Caitlyn, we analyzed 1,661 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 Zoe 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 Zoe during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and stats shown above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn on average accumulates a similar amount of CS as Zoe. Champions who typically don't take many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values displayed here to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Caitlyn versus Zoe build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Caitlyn combined at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better countering Zoe than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Caitlyn had an average win rate of 51.6% battling Zoe with this build.

To have the highest likelihood of vanquishing Zoe as Caitlyn, Caitlyn players should use the Fleet Footwork, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players used for Caitlyn vs Zoe clashes, this blending of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 51.6% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Zoe as Caitlyn are presented for all skill levels, merged. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to an individual player tier, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.