How to Win Sona vs Cassiopeia Counter Matchup Sona is in the s tier of champions

Sona vs Cassiopeia

How to Beat Cassiopeia as Sona in LoL Cassiopeia is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Cassiopeia as Sona

based on 596 Sona vs Cassiopeia matchups
Win Rate
52.7 %
K/D/A
3.06
Pick Rate
1.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated League rounds that we evaluate each week. This guide on how to beat Cassiopeia as Sona came out of an analysis of 596 ranked rounds where both champs engaged each other. This pairing is relatively rare. Sona fights Cassiopeia in only 1.2% of her rounds.

Sona vs Cassiopeia Matchup Summary

Sona has done a good job of beating Cassiopeia. Typically, she wins a whopping 52.7% of matches the champions oppose each other in. In Sona versus Cassiopeia matches, Sona’s team is 0.0% more likely to obtain first blood. This implies that she most likely will get first blood versus Cassiopeia.

Best Sona vs Cassiopeia Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsFaerie Charm

Core Sona Items

~22 Mins
Moonstone RenewerChemtech PutrifierShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Seraph's Embrace

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Summon Aery Manaflow BandTranscendenceGathering Storm
Resolve ConditioningRevitalize
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Sona's passive ability p
Sona q ability q
Sona w ability w
Sona e ability e
Sona's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
Q
9
W
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Cassiopeia as Sona

Tips for Playing as Sona against Cassiopeia

Save Crescendo for the game-altering moment.

Well-timed uses of Aria of Perseverance will grant you maximum survivability.

Make sure to tag your allies while Sona's auras are active, but avoid getting caught out by enemies.

Advice to Win Against Cassiopeia

Be wary of Cassiopeia's damage potential with Twin Fang when she has you poisoned.

Turn away from Cassiopeia when she is casting Petrifying Gaze to get slowed instead of stunned.

Sona vs Cassiopeia Counter Stats

Sona Image
Win Rate
52.7 %
VS
Win Rate
47.3 %
Cassiopeia Image
2
< Kills >
6.4
5.4
< Deaths >
6.1
14.5
< Assists >
6.1
0.38
< Killing Sprees >
1.46
18
< Minions Killed >
164
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.15
0.67
< Inhibitors >
0.44
1,549
< Physical Damage >
595
7,503
< Magic Damage >
21,029
427
< True Damage >
557
9,479
< Damage Dealt >
22,182
17,094
< Damage Taken >
23,366
8,086
< Gold Earned >
11,308
2.55
< Towers >
1.74
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
13,267
< Total Healing >
5,113
10,451
< Experience >
13,598
49
< Vision Score >
18
23
< Wards Placed >
9
35
< Time Dealing CC >
433

How to Counter Cassiopeia with Sona in LoL

The stats shown here show some important Sona against Cassiopeia matchup statistics that can help you grasp the distinctions between the two. For instance, Sona’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Cassiopeia’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Sona may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Cassiopeia. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in assists.

Sona typically has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her counter does. Commonly, she receives less damage than Cassiopeia. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Sona and Cassiopeia

Damage Types Compared

Sona
Cassiopeia
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Sona
Cassiopeia

Who is Better, Sona or Cassiopeia?

Both League champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Sona usually wins when trying to fight Cassiopeia, with a 52.7% win rate. Therefore, Sona makes a good counter to Cassiopeia.

While Sona does have a higher win rate compared to Cassiopeia, when they face off with one another, Sona also has a much lower learning curve that makes her a less complex character to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Sona into Cassiopeia.

Furthermore, Sona has a great deal of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Cassiopeia. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Sona vs Cassiopeia matchups, Sona is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Sona is an above average counter to Cassiopeia. You will do well by focussing your strategy on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Sona against Cassiopeia.

Additional Information for Sona Players

How We Calculated Our Sona vs Cassiopeia Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Cassiopeia as Sona, we analyzed 596 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 Cassiopeia 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Sona to counter Cassiopeia during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Sona typically accumulates a lot less CS relative to Cassiopeia. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling 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 case, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Sona versus Cassiopeia build consist of Moonstone Renewer, Chemtech Putrifier, and Shard of True Ice. When Sona combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better when facing Cassiopeia than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Sona boasted an average win rate of 52.7% battling Cassiopeia with this counter build.

To have the greatest likelihood of vanquishing Cassiopeia as Sona, you should equip the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Conditioning, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes players chose for Sona vs Cassiopeia fights, this blending of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 52.7% win rate overall.

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