How to Win Ekko vs Caitlyn Counter Matchup Ekko is in the s tier of champions

Ekko vs Caitlyn

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

based on 6,704 Ekko vs Caitlyn matchups
Win Rate
50.7 %
K/D/A
2.52
Pick Rate
5.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated League rounds that we review each week. This guide on how to beat Caitlyn as Ekko resulted from an examination of 6704 ranked matches where both champions battled each other. This particular champion pairing is fairly uncommon. Ekko is forced to battle against Caitlyn in only 5.9% of his matches.

Ekko vs Caitlyn Matchup Summary

Ekko does a ok job of beating Caitlyn. On average, he wins a acceptable 50.7% of matches the champions clash against one another in. In Ekko against Caitlyn rounds, Ekko’s side is 0.1% less expected to gain first blood, indicating that he probably won't get first blood against Caitlyn.

Best Ekko vs Caitlyn Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandHextech Alternator

Core Ekko Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltRabadon's DeathcapLich Bane

Optional Items

ShadowflameZhonya's HourglassNashor's ToothVoid Staff

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Ekko's passive ability p
Ekko q ability q
Ekko w ability w
Ekko e ability e
Ekko's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
8
E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Caitlyn as Ekko

Tips for Playing as Ekko against Caitlyn

If you can proc Z-Drive Resonance on an enemy champion, it's worth taking risks to do so. The bonus Move Speed makes it easy to escape.

Phase Dive's dash is a great tool for setting up Ekko's other abilities. Use it to get double hits with Timewinder or get into position to detonate Parallel Convergence.

Chronobreak is a potent escape tool, but it can also be quite powerful when used offensively. Don't underestimate its damage potential.

Advice to Win Against Caitlyn

You can intercept Ace in the Hole's missile from hitting an ally if you stand in its path.

Keep behind allied minions if Caitlyn is harassing you with Piltover Peacemaker (it deals less damage with each subsequent target).

Ekko vs Caitlyn Counter Stats

Ekko Image
Win Rate
50.7 %
VS
Win Rate
49.3 %
Caitlyn Image
7.6
< Kills >
6.6
5.6
< Deaths >
5.9
6.5
< Assists >
6.8
1.69
< Killing Sprees >
1.52
92
< Minions Killed >
170
0.85
< Dragons Killed >
0.22
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.55
2,391
< Physical Damage >
17,960
16,380
< Magic Damage >
1,405
1,251
< True Damage >
859
20,023
< Damage Dealt >
20,225
29,686
< Damage Taken >
19,036
12,210
< Gold Earned >
11,939
1.85
< Towers >
2.56
0.18
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
8,950
< Total Healing >
3,200
13,763
< Experience >
12,474
19
< Vision Score >
18
6
< Wards Placed >
8
368
< Time Dealing CC >
75

How to Counter Caitlyn with Ekko in LoL

The stats shown on this page underscore several valuable Ekko vs. Caitlyn counter stats that may help you interpret the differences between the two. For instance, Ekko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Caitlyn’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Ekko may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Caitlyn..

Ekko typically has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Caitlyn. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Ekko and Caitlyn

Damage Types Compared

Ekko
Caitlyn
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ekko
Caitlyn

Who is Better, Ekko or Caitlyn?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Ekko usually fairs equally well when facing off against Caitlyn, with a 50.7% win rate. Thus, Ekko makes an ok counter to Caitlyn.

While Ekko does have a higher winrate compared to Caitlyn, when facing one another, Ekko also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more complex character to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Ekko into Caitlynas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Ekko also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Caitlyn. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Ekko vs Caitlyn matchups, Ekko is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Ekko is a decent counter to Caitlyn. Focus your actions on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Ekko against Caitlyn.

Additional Information for Ekko Players

How We Calculated Our Ekko vs Caitlyn Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Caitlyn as Ekko, we analyzed 6,704 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 Caitlyn as Ekko 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 Ekko in order to counter Caitlyn during both the early game 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 pay attention 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.

Ekko typically gets less CS compared to Caitlyn. Champions who typically don't take much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Ekko versus Caitlyn build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Lich Bane. When Ekko combined at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better versus Caitlyn than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Ekko boasted an average winrate of 50.7% battling Caitlyn with these items in his kit.

To have the best likelihood of coming out on top against Caitlyn as Ekko, Ekko players should use the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players used for Ekko vs Caitlyn counters, this mixture of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 50.7% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Caitlyn as Ekko are shown for all ranked divisions combined. If you want to scope the statistics and builds to a specific player tier, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.