Sona vs Caitlyn Counter Build

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

How to Beat Caitlyn as Sona

15,632 Sona vs Caitlyn Matchups Analyzed

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League of Legends games every week. In our dataset, Sona fought Caitlyn in 15632 games. Using so many matchups for Sona versus Caitlyn gives us a lot of confidence in our capability to prepare useful stats and a solid build to annihilate Caitlyn This counter pairing is fairly uncommon. Sona is forced to battle against Caitlyn in only 8.0% of her games.

Sona does a good job of countering Caitlyn. On average, she wins a whopping 52.5% of the time the champions battle one another in. In Sona vs Caitlyn matches, Sona’s side is 0.1% less probable to obtain first blood, indicating that she probably won't be able to get first blood versus Caitlyn.

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Best Sona Items to Counter Caitlyn

The ideal items to use in your Sona versus Caitlyn build include Moonstone Renewer, Ardent Censer, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Sona included at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better when facing Caitlyn than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Sona boasted an average win rate of 72.0% when playing against Caitlyn with this build.

Best Sona Runes to Counter Caitlyn

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Revitalize Rune Revitalize

To have the highest chance of beating Caitlyn as Sona, you should take the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players used for Sona vs Caitlyn counterpicks, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 55.1% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the top Caitlyn runes to fight back against Sona in order to help you infer how she will likely be kitted out versus your champion.


2.3 | Sona Caitlyn | 6.3


5.4 | Sona Caitlyn | 5.4


14.1 | Sona Caitlyn | 6.5

Sona vs Caitlyn Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here highlight several critical Sona vs. Caitlyn counter statistics that can help us figure out the distinctions between this set of champions. For instance, Sona’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 3.0 is more than Caitlyn’s ratio of 2.4, showing that Sona may be more central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Caitlyn. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in assists.

Sona normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, she receives a similar amount of damage to Caitlyn. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

Sona commonly totals much less CS than Caitlyn. Champs that don't finish with very much CS normally do not need much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are capable of scaling well off of their skills and stats alone. Although, champs with scores of minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, work to beat the values presented here to do well.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Caitlyn as Sona are presented for all ranked divisions. If you would like to,To,If you want to scope the statistics and builds to a particular player tier, you may use the selection menu located at the top of this page.

Num. Killing Sprees

0.47 | Sona Caitlyn | 1.45

Largest Multi-Kill

0.91 | Sona Caitlyn | 1.46

Damage Dealt

9,452 | Sona Caitlyn | 18,358

Damage Taken

15,324 | Sona Caitlyn | 16,659

Healing Done

12,229 | Sona Caitlyn | 4,169

Vision Score

45 | Sona Caitlyn | 18

Gold Earned

8,039 | Sona Caitlyn | 11,378

Minions Killed

18 | Sona Caitlyn | 163

Dragons Killed

0.06 | Sona Caitlyn | 0.21

Barons Killed

0.02 | Sona Caitlyn | 0.05


2.41 | Sona Caitlyn | 2.62


0.62 | Sona Caitlyn | 0.55

CC Duration (sec)

27 | Sona Caitlyn | 71

Experience Earned

10,344 | Sona Caitlyn | 11,716

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 15,632 Sona 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 Sona 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.