How to Win Corki vs Sona Counter Matchup Corki is in the b tier of champions

Corki vs Sona

How to Beat Sona as Corki in LoL Sona is in the s tier of champions
Marksman
Support Mage

How to Beat Sona as Corki

based on 1,103 Corki vs Sona matchups
Win Rate
46 %
K/D/A
2.3
Pick Rate
4.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup stats from the millions of ranked League of Legends rounds that we get from Riot Games each week. Our guide on how to beat Sona as Corki came out of an evaluation of 1103 ranked games where both champions faced off against each other. This particular matchup is relatively uncommon. Corki fights Sona in only 4.5% of his games.

Corki vs Sona Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Corki has done a awful job of beating Sona. Normally, he wins a lowly 46.0% of matches the champions clash against each other in. In Corki against Sona matches, Corki’s team is 0.1% less expected to get first blood, indicating that he most likely won't get first blood against Sona.

Best Corki vs Sona Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLong Sword

Core Corki Items

~22 Mins
Immortal ShieldbowMuramanaEssence Reaver

Optional Items

Void StaffShadowflameRavenous HydraMaw of Malmortius

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Corki to level up q
>
Second ability for Corki to level up e
>
Last skill for Corki to max out w

Runes

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearBiscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Domination Taste of BloodUltimate Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Corki's passive ability p
Corki q ability q
Corki w ability w
Corki e ability e
Corki's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Sona as Corki

Tips for Playing as Corki against Sona

Phosphorus Bomb can be used to reveal enemy units that might be hiding in a nearby patch of brush.

Corki can continue to attack while using Gatling Gun. Maximizing Gatling Gun is key to mastering Corki.

Valkyrie can be used defensively as well, so try using it for a quick escape.

Advice to Win Against Sona

Spread out when you see Sona so she can't make your entire team dance.

Kill Sona first, as she will heal up her team if left alone for too long.

Corki vs Sona Counter Stats

Corki Image
Win Rate
46 %
VS
Win Rate
54 %
Sona Image
6.1
< Kills >
2
5.7
< Deaths >
5.5
7
< Assists >
15
1.44
< Killing Sprees >
0.38
181
< Minions Killed >
17
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.71
3,632
< Physical Damage >
1,611
21,013
< Magic Damage >
7,531
1,326
< True Damage >
409
25,971
< Damage Dealt >
9,552
19,758
< Damage Taken >
18,380
12,616
< Gold Earned >
8,271
1.9
< Towers >
2.66
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
2,003
< Total Healing >
14,894
14,338
< Experience >
11,015
20
< Vision Score >
52
9
< Wards Placed >
24
197
< Time Dealing CC >
39

How to Counter Sona with Corki in LoL

The stats provided here clarify several vital Corki versus Sona matchup stats that may help you interpret the differences between the two. For instance, Corki’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Sona’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Corki may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Sona. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Corki usually has a much larger longest kill spree than his counter does. Commonly, he takes a similar amount of damage to Sona. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Corki and Sona

Damage Types Compared

Corki
Sona
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Corki
Sona

Who is Better, Corki or Sona?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Corki usually loses when trying to fight Sona, with a 46.0% win rate. Thus, Corki makes a poor counter for Sona.

While Corki does have a lower winrate compared to Sona, when on opposite teams, Corki also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more complex champ to learn. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Corki into Sona.

Additionally, Corki has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Sona. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Corki vs Sona matchups, Sona is the better champion with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Corki is a terribly counter for Sona. Make sure you focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Corki against Sona.

Additional Information for Corki Players

How We Calculated Our Corki vs Sona Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sona as Corki, we analyzed 1,103 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 Sona as Corki 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 Corki to counter Sona during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Corki often picks up much more CS relative to Sona. Champs who on average don't take many minion kills often don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Corki versus Sona build include Immortal Shieldbow, Muramana, and Essence Reaver. When Corki included at least these three items in his build, he did much better against Sona than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Corki boasted an average winrate of 46.0% when countering Sona with this build.

To have the highest likelihood of crushing Sona as Corki, Corki players should use the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Taste of Blood, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Inspiration and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players picked for Corki vs Sona clashes, this combination of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 46.0% win rate overall.

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