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

Master Yi vs Sona

How to Beat Sona as Master Yi in LoL Sona is in the s tier of champions
Assassin Fighter
Support Mage

How to Beat Sona as Master Yi

based on 2,132 Master Yi vs Sona matchups
Win Rate
50.2 %
K/D/A
1.96
Pick Rate
2.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked League games that we evaluate each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Sona as Master Yi resulted from an evaluation of 2132 ranked matches where both champions faced one another. This matchup is somewhat rare. Master Yi is forced to battle against Sona in only 2.7% of his rounds.

Master Yi vs Sona Matchup Summary

Master Yi has done a average job of countering Sona. On average, he wins a acceptable 50.2% of matches the champions face off with each other in. In Master Yi versus Sona rounds, Master Yi’s team is 0.1% more expected to earn first blood, indicating that he probably will get first blood versus Sona.

Best Master Yi vs Sona Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordBerserker's Greaves

Core Master Yi Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerWit's EndBlade of The Ruined King

Optional Items

Guardian AngelDeath's DanceThe CollectorGuinsoo's Rageblade

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Domination Eyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Master Yi's passive ability p
Master Yi q ability q
Master Yi w ability w
Master Yi e ability e
Master Yi's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
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R
12
E
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E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Sona as Master Yi

Tips for Playing as Master Yi against Sona

Wuju Style is very strong early for last hitting minions.

If you're in a lane against ranged players, leveling up Meditate can allow you to stay in the lane longer and gain levels faster than they will.

Try using Alpha Strike on a minion in front of an enemy champion so you are placed at a safe distance at the end of the spell.

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.

Master Yi vs Sona Counter Stats

Master Yi Image
Win Rate
50.2 %
VS
Win Rate
49.8 %
Sona Image
8.9
< Kills >
2.3
7
< Deaths >
5.7
4.8
< Assists >
14.4
2.03
< Killing Sprees >
0.45
40
< Minions Killed >
17
1.63
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.62
11,419
< Physical Damage >
1,333
448
< Magic Damage >
6,432
6,270
< True Damage >
352
18,138
< Damage Dealt >
8,117
26,076
< Damage Taken >
15,742
12,306
< Gold Earned >
8,095
1.64
< Towers >
2.48
0.38
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
7,916
< Total Healing >
12,692
13,170
< Experience >
10,523
19
< Vision Score >
44
5
< Wards Placed >
21
195
< Time Dealing CC >
31

How to Counter Sona with Master Yi in LoL

The stats shown here underscore several vital Master Yi vs. Sona matchup stats that may help you appreciate the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Master Yi’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Sona’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Master Yi may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Sona. This observation is in large part a result of the difference in kills.

Master Yi typically has a much larger longest kill spree than his counter does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Sona. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also show that the champ with increased health has less agility and thus is not able to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Master Yi and Sona

Damage Types Compared

Master Yi
Sona
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Master Yi
Sona

Who is Better, Master Yi or Sona?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Master Yi usually fairs equally well when playing against Sona, with a 50.2% win rate. Therefore, Master Yi makes an ok counter to Sona.

While Master Yi does have a higher win rate compared to Sona, when they face off with one another, Master Yi also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult champ to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Master Yi into Sona.

Furthermore, Master Yi has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Sona. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Master Yi vs Sona matchups, Master Yi is the better champ with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Master Yi is a decent counter to Sona. Make sure you focus your actions on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Master Yi against Sona.

Additional Information for Master Yi Players

How We Calculated Our Master Yi vs Sona Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sona as Master Yi, we analyzed 2,132 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 Master Yi 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 Master Yi in order to counter Sona during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions presented here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Master Yi most often racks up more CS relative to Sona. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Master Yi versus Sona build consist of Kraken Slayer, Wit's End, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Master Yi combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better versus Sona than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Master Yi had an average winrate of 50.2% when countering Sona with this counter build.

To have the highest chance of vanquishing Sona as Master Yi, Master Yi players should equip the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Eyeball Collection, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Master Yi vs Sona counters, this composite of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 50.2% win rate overall.

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