Heimerdinger vs Sona Counter Build

How to Beat Sona as Heimerdinger


We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends games every week. Within our data, Heimerdinger engaged Sona 7,090 times. With so many games with Heimerdinger versus Sona gives us confidence in our ability to produce actionable stats and a solid build to suppress your opposition.

This particular pairing is somewhat rare. Heimerdinger fights Sona in only 2.4% of his rounds. Heimerdinger does a good job of countering Sona. On average, he wins a terrific 52.0% of matches the champs clash against each other in. In Heimerdinger against Sona games, Heimerdinger’s team is 4.0% more expected to earn first blood. This implies that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Sona.

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Team First Blood


Best Heimerdinger Items to Counter Sona

The most important items to focus on in your Heimerdinger versus Sona build include Zhonya's Hourglass, Morellonomicon, and Luden's Tempest. When Heimerdinger combined at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better vs. Sona than with most other commonly used item sets.

Zhonya's Hourglass Item Morellonomicon Item Luden's Tempest Item

Best Heimerdinger Runes to Counter Sona

To have the best probability of vanquishing Sona as Heimerdinger, Heimerdinger players should take the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Absolute Focus, Gathering Storm, Taste of Blood, and Ravenous Hunter runes. Out of all the rune sets players used for Heimerdinger vs Sona counterpicks, this blending of runes resulted in the best win rate. We have also shown the top Sona runes to counterpick against Heimerdinger in order to help you grasp how she will likely be built to try to beat your champ.

Best Heimerdinger Runes

Arcane Comet Rune Arcane Comet
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Absolute Focus Rune Absolute Focus
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

Best Sona Runes

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Scorch Rune Scorch
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Cut Down Rune Cut Down


The subsequent tables underscore several important Heimerdinger versus Sona matchup statistics that may help you figure out the distinctions between the two. Heimerdinger’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.0 is less than Sona’s KDA ratio of 2.6, highlighting that Heimerdinger may be less central to his team's team fighting capacity than Sona. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in assists.

Battle Stats


Heimerdinger Stats
5.3 2.4
Sona Stats


Heimerdinger Stats
5.8 5.7
Sona Stats


Heimerdinger Stats
6.2 12.3
Sona Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Heimerdinger Stats
2.4 1
Sona Stats

Damage Dealt

Heimerdinger Stats
22145 8704
Sona Stats

Damage Taken

Heimerdinger Stats
16052 15690
Sona Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Heimerdinger Stats
5.6 4.7
Sona Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Heimerdinger Stats
1 0.8
Sona Stats

Dragons Killed

Heimerdinger Stats
2 1.6
Sona Stats

Barons Killed

Heimerdinger Stats
0.3 0.3
Sona Stats

Gold Earned

Heimerdinger Stats
9929 7724
Sona Stats

Minions Killed

Heimerdinger Stats
126 21
Sona Stats

Heimerdinger normally has a much larger longest kill spree than his opponent does. On average, Heimerdinger takes a similar amount of damage to Sona. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Heimerdinger usually takes many more minion kills than Sona. Champions who on average do not earn a lot of minion kills usually do not need much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling easily off their abilities alone. Yet, champs with large numbers of minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to beat the values shown here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 7090 Heimerdinger vs Sona 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 Heimerdinger 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.