Nami vs Caitlyn Counter Build

How to Win Nami vs Caitlyn Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Caitlyn as Nami in LoL

How to Beat Caitlyn as Nami

14,243 Nami vs Caitlyn Matchups Analyzed

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked LoL rounds every week. Within our database, Nami faced off against Caitlyn in 14243 games. With so many matchups for Nami vs Caitlyn gives us a lot of confidence in our ability to prepare enlightening stats and a solid build to counter your enemy This particular champ matchup is relatively uncommon. Nami encounters Caitlyn in only 7.7% of her games.

Nami has done a decent job of countering Caitlyn. On average, she wins a acceptable 51.1% of games the champions face one another in. In Nami vs Caitlyn rounds, Nami’s side is 0.1% less expected to get first blood, indicating that she most likely won't be able to get first blood against Caitlyn.

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Best Nami Items to Counter Caitlyn

The ideal items to focus on in your Nami versus Caitlyn build consist of Shurelya's Battlesong, Shard of True Ice, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Nami combined at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better versus Caitlyn than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Nami boasted an average winrate of 64.7% when playing against Caitlyn with this build.

Best Nami Runes to Counter Caitlyn

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Font of Life Rune Font of Life
Revitalize Rune Revitalize

To have the highest probability of coming out on top against Caitlyn as Nami, Nami players should take the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Font of Life, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Nami vs Caitlyn counters, this order of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 56.0% winrate overall.

We have also displayed the best Caitlyn runes to fight back against Nami to help you realize how she will probably be played against your champ.


1.8 | Nami Caitlyn | 6


5.1 | Nami Caitlyn | 5.6


14.6 | Nami Caitlyn | 6.5

Nami vs Caitlyn Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight some critical Nami against Caitlyn matchup statistics that may help you understand the differences between the two. As an example, Nami’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 3.2 is better than Caitlyn’s ratio of 2.2, showing that Nami may be more central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Caitlyn. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Nami normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, she takes less damage than Caitlyn. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Nami usually earns much less CS than Caitlyn. Champs that don't acquire many minion kills typically do not require much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are capable of scaling adequately off their abilities alone. Yet, champions with plenty of CS, such as carries, usually have to have a lot of gold to be effective. In either case, work to beat the values presented here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

0.33 | Nami Caitlyn | 1.4

Largest Multi-Kill

0.83 | Nami Caitlyn | 1.44

Damage Dealt

8,199 | Nami Caitlyn | 17,986

Damage Taken

13,651 | Nami Caitlyn | 16,731

Healing Done

9,675 | Nami Caitlyn | 4,190

Vision Score

47 | Nami Caitlyn | 18

Gold Earned

7,744 | Nami Caitlyn | 11,377

Minions Killed

13 | Nami Caitlyn | 165

Dragons Killed

0.03 | Nami Caitlyn | 0.22

Barons Killed

0.01 | Nami Caitlyn | 0.05


2.17 | Nami Caitlyn | 2.62


0.55 | Nami Caitlyn | 0.56

CC Duration (sec)

181 | Nami Caitlyn | 70

Experience Earned

10,264 | Nami Caitlyn | 11,832

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 14,243 Nami vs Caitlyn 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 Nami 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.