How to Win Nunu & Willump vs Sona Counter Matchup Nunu & Willump is in the s tier of champions

Nunu & Willump vs Sona

How to Beat Sona as Nunu & Willump in LoL Sona is in the s tier of champions
Tank Fighter
Support Mage

How to Beat Sona as Nunu & Willump

based on 861 Nunu & Willump vs Sona matchups
Win Rate
49.4 %
K/D/A
2.81
Pick Rate
2.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches that we analyze each week. This guide on how to beat Sona as Nunu & Willump came out of an analysis of 861 ranked rounds where both champions battled each other. This particular champion matchup is fairly rare. Nunu & Willump has to counter Sona in only 2.7% of his matches.

Nunu & Willump vs Sona Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Nunu & Willump has done a poor job of beating Sona. Normally, he wins a acceptable 49.4% of the time the champs fight each other in. In Nunu & Willump vs Sona rounds, Nunu & Willump’s team is 0.1% more likely to earn first blood. This indicates that he probably will get first blood against Sona.

Best Nunu & Willump vs Sona Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBami's Cinder

Core Nunu & Willump Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisThornmailDead Man's Plate

Optional Items

Spirit VisageShadowflame

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Nunu & Willump to level up q
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Second ability for Nunu & Willump to level up e
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Last skill for Nunu & Willump to max out w

Runes

Sorcery Phase Rush Nimbus CloakCelerityWaterwalking
Precision TriumphLegend: Tenacity
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Nunu & Willump's passive ability p
Nunu & Willump q ability q
Nunu & Willump w ability w
Nunu & Willump e ability e
Nunu & Willump's ultimate ability r
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Guide to Countering Sona as Nunu & Willump

Tips for Playing as Nunu & Willump against Sona

Consume allows Nunu to stay in a lane against ranged opponents.

It's often beneficial to delay the casting of Absolute Zero until the initial round of disables are used. Try to hang back before rushing into a team fight.

You can choose to interrupt Absolute Zero early for partial damage if an opponent is about to run out of range.

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.

Nunu & Willump vs Sona Counter Stats

Nunu & Willump Image
Win Rate
49.4 %
VS
Win Rate
50.6 %
Sona Image
4.6
< Kills >
2.1
5.7
< Deaths >
5.9
11.4
< Assists >
14.2
1.02
< Killing Sprees >
0.41
35
< Minions Killed >
17
1.63
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.58
1,176
< Physical Damage >
1,424
9,833
< Magic Damage >
6,756
820
< True Damage >
360
11,830
< Damage Dealt >
8,541
30,670
< Damage Taken >
15,998
10,271
< Gold Earned >
7,995
1.62
< Towers >
2.35
0.39
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
14,818
< Total Healing >
13,387
12,177
< Experience >
10,259
20
< Vision Score >
46
6
< Wards Placed >
21
349
< Time Dealing CC >
33

How to Counter Sona with Nunu & Willump in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here clarify some strategic Nunu & Willump vs. Sona matchup statistics that may help us explain the differences between these two champions. As an example, Nunu & Willump’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Sona’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Nunu & Willump may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Sona..

Nunu & Willump typically has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his opponent does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Sona. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the champ with higher HP has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Nunu & Willump and Sona

Damage Types Compared

Nunu & Willump
Sona
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Nunu & Willump
Sona

Who is Better, Nunu & Willump or Sona?

Both LoL champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Nunu & Willump usually fairs equally well when playing against Sona, with a 49.4% win rate. Therefore, Nunu & Willump makes an ok counter for Sona.

While Nunu & Willump does have a lower winrate than Sona, when they face off with one another, Nunu & Willump also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging champ to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Nunu & Willump into Sona.

Moreover, Nunu & Willump has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Sona. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Nunu & Willump vs Sona matchups, Sona 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 late stage team fights.

Nunu & Willump is a somewhat poor counter for Sona. You will do well by focussing your actions on increasing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Nunu & Willump against Sona.

Additional Information for Nunu & Willump Players

How We Calculated Our Nunu & Willump vs Sona Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sona as Nunu & Willump, we analyzed 861 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Nunu & Willump 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 tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats shown above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Nunu & Willump usually racks up more CS as Sona. Champs who on average don't get much CS usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown on this page to do well.

The top items to use in your Nunu & Willump versus Sona build include Sunfire Aegis, Thornmail, and Dead Man's Plate. When Nunu & Willump bought at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better when fighting Sona than with most other common item sets. In fact, Nunu & Willump had an average winrate of 49.4% battling Sona with this counter build.

To have the best likelihood of crushing Sona as Nunu & Willump, Nunu & Willump players should take the Phase Rush, Nimbus Cloak, Celerity, Waterwalking, Triumph, and Legend: Tenacity runes from the Sorcery and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players chose for Nunu & Willump vs Sona counterpicks, this combination of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 49.4% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Sona as Nunu & Willump are shown for all ranked divisions combined. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to a particular division, you should use the selection menu earlier on the page.