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

Caitlyn vs Zyra

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

How to Beat Zyra as Caitlyn

based on 4,316 Caitlyn vs Zyra matchups
Win Rate
46.4 %
K/D/A
2.24
Pick Rate
3.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked League matches every week. Within our database, Caitlyn faced off against Zyra in 4316 rounds. With so many games with Caitlyn versus Zyra gives us faith in our capability to produce informative stats and a pro build to smash your rival. This particular pairing is fairly rare. Caitlyn fights Zyra in only 3.1% of her games.

Caitlyn vs Zyra Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Caitlyn does a pathetic job of beating Zyra. Typically, she wins a lowly 46.4% of matches the champions oppose each other in. In Caitlyn against Zyra games, Caitlyn’s team is 0.1% more expected to gain first blood. This implies that she probably will get first blood against Zyra.

Best Caitlyn vs Zyra Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeStormrazor

Optional Items

BloodthirsterPhantom DancerRapid FirecannonThe Collector

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
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
8
W
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Q
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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 Zyra as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Zyra

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 Zyra

Moving the fight to a different area will deprive Zyra of accumulated seeds.

Moving closer to Zyra can be a smart move if she places plants too far away from herself.

Seeds placed by Zyra's W are larger, a different color, and grant a small amount of vision to her team.

Zyra's seeds can be destroyed by stepping on them. If she tries to grow them as you do, dodge back at the last moment.

Plants take fixed damage from attacks and effects, similar to wards. They also expire quickly on their own.

Caitlyn vs Zyra Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
46.4 %
VS
Win Rate
53.6 %
Zyra Image
6.6
< Kills >
3.8
5.9
< Deaths >
6.1
6.6
< Assists >
10.4
1.55
< Killing Sprees >
0.83
173
< Minions Killed >
56
0.21
< Dragons Killed >
0.12
0.54
< Inhibitors >
0.47
17,103
< Physical Damage >
899
1,368
< Magic Damage >
19,191
892
< True Damage >
1,050
19,363
< Damage Dealt >
21,140
20,156
< Damage Taken >
16,068
12,113
< Gold Earned >
9,584
2.35
< Towers >
1.76
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
3,471
< Total Healing >
1,490
12,979
< Experience >
11,687
18
< Vision Score >
53
9
< Wards Placed >
24
72
< Time Dealing CC >
251

How to Counter Zyra with Caitlyn in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here show several strategic Caitlyn vs. Zyra counter stats that may help us understand the differences and similarities between this set of champs. Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Zyra’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Zyra..

Caitlyn often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her enemy does. Commonly, she receives more damage than Zyra. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Caitlyn and Zyra

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Zyra
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Zyra

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Zyra?

Both League champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Caitlyn usually loses when playing against Zyra, with a 46.4% win rate. Thus, Caitlyn makes a poor counter to Zyra.

While Caitlyn does have a lower winrate than Zyra, when they face off with one another, Caitlyn also has a lower learning curve that makes her a less difficult champion to learn. You should be very concerned when picking Caitlyn into Zyra.

Additionally, Caitlyn also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Zyra. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Zyra matchups, Zyra is the better champ with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Caitlyn is a trash counter for Zyra. Focus your actions on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Caitlyn against Zyra.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Zyra Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Zyra as Caitlyn, we analyzed 4,316 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 Zyra 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 in order to counter Zyra during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn usually picks up much more CS as Zyra. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values reported on this page to do well.

The best items to have in your Caitlyn versus Zyra build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and Stormrazor. When Caitlyn combined at least these three items in her build, she did much better countering Zyra than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Caitlyn had an average winrate of 46.4% when playing against Zyra with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of defeating Zyra as Caitlyn, Caitlyn players should take 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 chose for Caitlyn vs Zyra fights, this combination of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 46.4% win rate overall.

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