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

Elise vs Caitlyn

How to Beat Caitlyn as Elise in LoL Caitlyn is in the a tier of champions
Mage Fighter
Marksman

How to Beat Caitlyn as Elise

based on 1,407 Elise vs Caitlyn matchups
Win Rate
48.9 %
K/D/A
2.53
Pick Rate
5.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked League rounds every week. Within our database, Elise fought Caitlyn 1407 times. Having so many matchups for Elise versus Caitlyn gives us a lot of faith in our capability to produce informative data and a supported build to crush Caitlyn. This particular champ pairing is fairly uncommon. Elise has to counter Caitlyn in only 5.7% of her rounds.

Elise vs Caitlyn Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Elise has done a below average job of beating Caitlyn. On average, she wins a acceptable 48.9% of matches the champs oppose one another in. In Elise versus Caitlyn games, Elise’s side is 0.1% more likely to obtain first blood, implying that she probably will get first blood versus Caitlyn.

Best Elise vs Caitlyn Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Dark SealSorcerer's Shoes

Core Elise Items

~22 Mins
Night HarvesterVoid StaffShadowflame

Optional Items

Lich BaneZhonya's HourglassMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Precision TriumphCoup de Grace
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Elise's passive ability p
Elise q ability q
Elise w ability w
Elise e ability e
Elise's ultimate ability r
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W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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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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R

Guide to Countering Caitlyn as Elise

Tips for Playing as Elise against Caitlyn

Elise's Spider Form and Spider Form abilities do not cost mana and can be prioritized when you are trying to conserve mana.

When in Spider Form, Spiderlings will attack the target that Elise uses Venomous Bite on.

Spider Form is most effective at finishing off enemies with low health; Human Form's Neurotoxin does more damage to healthy foes.

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).

Elise vs Caitlyn Counter Stats

Elise Image
Win Rate
48.9 %
VS
Win Rate
51.1 %
Caitlyn Image
7.6
< Kills >
6.6
5.9
< Deaths >
5.9
7.3
< Assists >
6.7
1.7
< Killing Sprees >
1.53
37
< Minions Killed >
171
1.33
< Dragons Killed >
0.22
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.63
1,384
< Physical Damage >
17,678
16,354
< Magic Damage >
1,391
1,331
< True Damage >
852
19,069
< Damage Dealt >
19,922
26,770
< Damage Taken >
18,916
11,334
< Gold Earned >
12,060
1.75
< Towers >
2.65
0.31
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
8,217
< Total Healing >
3,172
12,713
< Experience >
12,479
23
< Vision Score >
19
6
< Wards Placed >
8
155
< Time Dealing CC >
75

How to Counter Caitlyn with Elise in LoL

The stats shown here emphasize several important Elise against Caitlyn matchup stats that can help us figure out the differences between the two. Elise’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Caitlyn’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Elise may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Caitlyn..

Elise often has a similar longest kill spree as her opponent does. Typically, she receives more damage than Caitlyn. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Elise and Caitlyn

Damage Types Compared

Elise
Caitlyn
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Elise
Caitlyn

Who is Better, Elise or Caitlyn?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Elise usually loses when playing against Caitlyn, with a 48.9% win rate. Thus, Elise makes a bad counter for Caitlyn.

While Elise does have a lower win rate compared to Caitlyn, when facing one another, Elise also has a much greater learning curve that makes her a more challenging champ to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Elise into Caitlynas her relative depth means you may not be able to reach her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Elise has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Caitlyn. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Elise is a somewhat poor counter for Caitlyn. You will do well by focussing your tactics on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Elise against Caitlyn.

Additional Information for Elise Players

How We Calculated Our Elise vs Caitlyn Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Caitlyn as Elise, we analyzed 1,407 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 Elise 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 learn all of the intricacies of Elise to counter Caitlyn during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Elise usually gets a lot less CS relative to Caitlyn. Champs who typically don't take much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, 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, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Elise versus Caitlyn build include Night Harvester, Void Staff, and Shadowflame. When Elise bought at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better when fighting Caitlyn than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Elise had an average win rate of 48.9% battling Caitlyn with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of crushing Caitlyn as Elise, Elise players should use the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Triumph, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players chose for Elise vs Caitlyn counter picks, this mix of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 48.9% win rate overall.

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