Nunu & Willump vs Sona Counter Build

How to Beat Sona as Nunu & Willump


We summarize our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated LoL rounds that we analyze every week. This Nunu & Willump vs Sona matchup guide resulted from an examination of 14,485 ranked games where both champs fought each other.

This particular champion pairing is somewhat rare. Nunu & Willump encounters Sona in only 2.0% of his games. Nunu & Willump does a great job of countering Sona. Normally, he wins a terrific 54.0% of matches the champs clash against each other in. In Nunu & Willump against Sona rounds, Nunu & Willump’s team is 6.0% more expected to obtain first blood. This indicates that he most likely will get first blood against Sona.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Nunu & Willump Items to Counter Sona

The ideal items to use in your Nunu & Willump versus Sona build include Sunfire Aegis, Randuin's Omen, and Dead Man's Plate. When Nunu & Willump bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better when facing Sona than with most other typical builds.

Sunfire Aegis Item Randuin's Omen Item Dead Man's Plate Item

Best Nunu & Willump Runes to Counter Sona

To have the best chance of crushing Sona as Nunu & Willump, Nunu & Willump players should equip the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Zombie Ward, Relentless Hunter, Celerity, and Waterwalking runes. Of all the runes we have analyed/that we analyzed for Nunu & Willump vs Sona clashes, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also displayed the top Sona runes to fend off Nunu & Willump in order to help you grasp how she will probably be built against your champ.

Best Nunu & Willump Runes

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Zombie Ward Rune Zombie Ward
Relentless Hunter Rune Relentless Hunter
Celerity Rune Celerity
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking

Best Sona Runes

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace


The following tables clarify some critical Nunu & Willump against Sona matchup statistics that can help us understand the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Nunu & Willump’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.8 is better than Sona’s ratio of 2.5, highlighting that Nunu & Willump may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Sona.

Battle Stats


Nunu & Willump Stats
4.4 2.2
Sona Stats


Nunu & Willump Stats
5.3 5.9
Sona Stats


Nunu & Willump Stats
10.6 12.3
Sona Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Nunu & Willump Stats
2.2 0.9
Sona Stats

Damage Dealt

Nunu & Willump Stats
11187 9100
Sona Stats

Damage Taken

Nunu & Willump Stats
31518 14785
Sona Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Nunu & Willump Stats
5.4 4.7
Sona Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Nunu & Willump Stats
0.9 0.8
Sona Stats

Dragons Killed

Nunu & Willump Stats
2.1 1.6
Sona Stats

Barons Killed

Nunu & Willump Stats
0.4 0.3
Sona Stats

Gold Earned

Nunu & Willump Stats
9594 7562
Sona Stats

Minions Killed

Nunu & Willump Stats
30 19
Sona Stats

Nunu & willump typically has a much larger longest killing spree than his counter does. On average, Nunu & Willump takes more damage than Sona. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the champ with increased health has less agility and thus is not able to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

In Nunu & Willump vs Sona matchups, Nunu & Willump typically earns a similar amount of CS than Sona. Champions that do not amass much CS normally don't have to have much CS to be useful. They are capable of scaling well off their abilities alone. However, champs with scores of minion kills, such as carries, typically have to have a lot of gold to be effective. In either case, work to exceed the values shown here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 14485 Nunu & Willump 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 Nunu & Willump 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.