How to Win Rengar vs Sona Counter Matchup Rengar is in the a tier of champions

Rengar vs Sona

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

How to Beat Sona as Rengar

based on 1,654 Rengar vs Sona matchups
Win Rate
47.7 %
K/D/A
2.17
Pick Rate
2.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of ranked League rounds that we review each and every week. This guide on how to beat Sona as Rengar resulted from an analysis of 1654 ranked games where both champions engaged each other. This counter matchup is fairly rare. Rengar fights Sona in only 2.6% of his matches.

Rengar vs Sona Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Rengar does a below average job of countering Sona. Typically, he wins a lowly 47.7% of matches the champions battle each other in. In Rengar vs Sona games, Rengar’s team is 0.1% more expected to get first blood. This implies that he probably will get first blood against Sona.

Best Rengar vs Sona Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeControl Ward

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordSheen

Core Rengar Items

~22 Mins
Duskblade of DraktharrInfinity EdgeEssence Reaver

Optional Items

The CollectorLord Dominik's RegardsEdge of NightDeath's Dance

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearFuture's MarketCosmic Insight
Domination Eyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Rengar's passive ability p
Rengar q ability q
Rengar w ability w
Rengar e ability e
Rengar's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Sona as Rengar

Tips for Playing as Rengar against Sona

Make sure to take paths through brush when chasing opponents to take advantage of Rengar's passive.

Use Rengar's ultimate to find and assassinate high priority targets in team fights and skirmishes.

A lot of Rengar's power comes from empowered abilities he uses at the right moment - choose wisely!

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.

Rengar vs Sona Counter Stats

Rengar Image
Win Rate
47.7 %
VS
Win Rate
52.3 %
Sona Image
8.5
< Kills >
2.1
6.4
< Deaths >
5.8
5.4
< Assists >
14.2
1.92
< Killing Sprees >
0.41
50
< Minions Killed >
16
1.27
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.67
15,626
< Physical Damage >
1,358
1,351
< Magic Damage >
6,338
1,356
< True Damage >
327
18,333
< Damage Dealt >
8,023
27,937
< Damage Taken >
15,772
12,358
< Gold Earned >
8,028
1.77
< Towers >
2.52
0.26
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
10,091
< Total Healing >
13,375
13,050
< Experience >
10,401
21
< Vision Score >
47
5
< Wards Placed >
22
206
< Time Dealing CC >
34

How to Counter Sona with Rengar in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page clarify several valuable Rengar vs. Sona counter statistics that may help us distinguish the differences and similarities between this pair of champions. For instance, Rengar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Sona’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Rengar may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Sona. This observation is in large part caused by the difference in kills.

Rengar often has a much larger longest kill spree than his counter does. On average, he takes more damage than Sona. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the champ with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Rengar and Sona

Damage Types Compared

Rengar
Sona
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Rengar
Sona

Who is Better, Rengar or Sona?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Rengar usually loses when facing off against Sona, with a 47.7% win rate. As a result, Rengar makes a bad counter to Sona.

While Rengar does have a lower win rate than Sona, when facing one another, Rengar also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more difficult champion to learn. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Rengar into Sonaas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Rengar also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Sona. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Rengar vs Sona matchups, Sona is the better champ with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Rengar is a trash counter for Sona. You will do well by focussing your actions on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Rengar against Sona.

Additional Information for Rengar Players

How We Calculated Our Rengar vs Sona Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sona as Rengar, we analyzed 1,654 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 Rengar 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Rengar to counter Sona during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Rengar often accumulates much more CS as Sona. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values reported on this page to do well.

The top items to have in your Rengar versus Sona build consist of Duskblade of Draktharr, Infinity Edge, and Essence Reaver. When Rengar bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better versus Sona than with most other common item sets. In fact, Rengar had an average winrate of 47.7% when countering Sona with this counter build.

To have the greatest chance of beating Sona as Rengar, you should use the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Future's Market, Cosmic Insight, Eyeball Collection, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Inspiration and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Rengar vs Sona face-offs, this combination of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 47.7% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Sona as Rengar are displayed for all ranked divisions combined. If you would like to filter the stats and builds to a distinct skill level, you can use the selection menu at the top of this page.