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

Jayce vs Sona

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

How to Beat Sona as Jayce

based on 758 Jayce vs Sona matchups
Win Rate
45.4 %
K/D/A
1.73
Pick Rate
2.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League rounds each week. In our database, Jayce faced off against Sona 758 times. With so many matchups for Jayce vs Sona gives us faith in our ability to produce actionable stats and a recommended build to shatter your opposition. This particular counter pairing is somewhat rare. Jayce encounters Sona in only 2.8% of his rounds.

Jayce vs Sona Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Jayce has done a terrible job of beating Sona. Normally, he wins a lowly 45.4% of the time the champions clash against each other in. In Jayce against Sona rounds, Jayce’s side is 0.0% more probable to earn first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood against Sona.

Best Jayce vs Sona Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Tear of the GoddessSerrated Dirk

Core Jayce Items

~22 Mins
EclipseMuramanaMaw of Malmortius

Optional Items

Serpent's FangSerylda's GrudgeYoumuu's Ghostblade

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror Presence of MindLegend: AlacrityLast Stand
Inspiration Magical FootwearBiscuit Delivery
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Jayce's passive ability p
Jayce q ability q
Jayce w ability w
Jayce e ability e
Jayce's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
W
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Q
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W
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Q
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W
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Q
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W
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W
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E
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E
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E

Guide to Countering Sona as Jayce

Tips for Playing as Jayce against Sona

Be sure to switch stances often. It will enhance your attacks and grant you quick bursts of speed.

If you find yourself taking lots of damage, try using Jayce's Hammer Stance, as it grants you additional defenses.

For increased range and damage, try casting Shock Blast through the Acceleration Gate.

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.

Jayce vs Sona Counter Stats

Jayce Image
Win Rate
45.4 %
VS
Win Rate
54.6 %
Sona Image
5.9
< Kills >
2.1
6.6
< Deaths >
5.6
5.5
< Assists >
14.5
1.36
< Killing Sprees >
0.41
170
< Minions Killed >
17
0.1
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.65
17,160
< Physical Damage >
1,368
3,141
< Magic Damage >
6,267
869
< True Damage >
290
21,171
< Damage Dealt >
7,926
18,581
< Damage Taken >
16,300
11,744
< Gold Earned >
8,090
2.32
< Towers >
2.6
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
1,099
< Total Healing >
14,998
13,875
< Experience >
10,487
19
< Vision Score >
50
9
< Wards Placed >
24
133
< Time Dealing CC >
32

How to Counter Sona with Jayce in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here highlight some important Jayce vs. Sona matchup stats that can help us understand the differences and similarities between the two. Jayce’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Sona’s ratio of NaN, showing that Jayce may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Sona. This observation is largely a result of the difference in kills.

Jayce normally has a much larger longest killing spree than his foe does. On average, he receives a similar amount of damage to Sona. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also imply that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Jayce and Sona

Damage Types Compared

Jayce
Sona
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Jayce
Sona

Who is Better, Jayce or Sona?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Jayce usually loses when facing off against Sona, with a 45.4% win rate. As a result, Jayce makes a poor counter for Sona.

While Jayce does have a much lower winrate compared to Sona, when on opposite teams, Jayce also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more complex character to learn and master. You should be very concerned when picking Jayce into Sonaas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Jayce 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 a single best champion in League of Legends, in Jayce 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 allied champions during team fights.

Jayce is a trash counter for Sona. You will do well by focussing your actions on increasing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Jayce against Sona.

Additional Information for Jayce Players

How We Calculated Our Jayce vs Sona Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sona as Jayce, we analyzed 758 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 Jayce 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 learn all of the intricacies of Jayce to counter Sona during both the lane 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 mind the build and stats displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Jayce most often gets much more CS relative to Sona. Champions who on average don't earn many minion kills often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers reported here to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Jayce versus Sona build include Eclipse, Muramana, and Maw of Malmortius. When Jayce combined at least these three items in his build, he performed much better versus Sona than with many other common item sets. In fact, Jayce had an average winrate of 45.4% when countering Sona with these items in his kit.

To have the highest likelihood of beating Sona as Jayce, Jayce players should use the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Jayce vs Sona matchups, this order of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 45.4% win rate overall.

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