Kassadin vs Sona Counter Build

How to Beat Sona as Kassadin


At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked LoL games every week. Within our database, Kassadin battled Sona in 3,798 matches. Having so many games with Kassadin vs Sona provides us faith in our capacity to produce actionable statistics and a solid build to suppress your foe.

This champion pairing is fairly rare. Kassadin is forced to battle against Sona in only 1.9% of his games. Unfortunitally, Kassadin has done a dismal job of beating Sona. On average, Kassadin wins a lowly 47.0% of the time the champions battle each other in. In Kassadin against Sona matches, Kassadin’s team is 1.0% more expected to obtain first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood against Sona.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Kassadin Items to Counter Sona

The top items to use in your Kassadin versus Sona build include Seraph's Embrace, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Kassadin used at least these three items in his build, he did much better against Sona than with most other typical item sets.

Seraph's Embrace Item Rabadon's Deathcap Item Zhonya's Hourglass Item

Best Kassadin Runes to Counter Sona

To have the best probability of vanquishing Sona as Kassadin, Kassadin players should take the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Bone Plating, and Overgrowth runes. Out of all the runes we have analyed/that we analyzed for Kassadin vs Sona fights, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. We have also included the top Sona runes to counterpick against Kassadin to help you infer how she will likely be built to try to beat your champ.

Best Kassadin Runes

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth

Best Sona Runes

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Conditioning Rune Conditioning
Revitalize Rune Revitalize


The subsequent tables clarify several significant Kassadin against Sona counter stats that may help us explain the distinctions between the pair. Kassadin’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.1 is not as good as Sona’s KDA ratio of 2.7, showing that Kassadin may be less central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Sona. This observation is largely a result of the differences in kills assists.

Battle Stats


Kassadin Stats
7.7 2.4
Sona Stats


Kassadin Stats
6.1 5.8
Sona Stats


Kassadin Stats
5 13
Sona Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Kassadin Stats
3.6 1
Sona Stats

Damage Dealt

Kassadin Stats
18516 9057
Sona Stats

Damage Taken

Kassadin Stats
21697 14484
Sona Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Kassadin Stats
4.9 5.3
Sona Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Kassadin Stats
0.8 0.9
Sona Stats

Dragons Killed

Kassadin Stats
1.8 1.8
Sona Stats

Barons Killed

Kassadin Stats
0.3 0.4
Sona Stats

Gold Earned

Kassadin Stats
10445 7725
Sona Stats

Minions Killed

Kassadin Stats
128 18
Sona Stats

Kassadin usually has a much larger longest killing spree than his opponent does. Typically, Kassadin receives more damage than Sona. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

In Kassadin vs Sona matchups, Kassadin typically totals much more CS than Sona. Champions who on average do not finish with much CS typically do not require much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling easily off of their abilities alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, try to best the values shown here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 3798 Kassadin 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 Kassadin 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.