Sona vs Irelia Counter Build

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

How to Beat Irelia as Sona

11,772 Sona vs Irelia Matchups Analyzed

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of rated LoL rounds that we analyze every week. This guide on how to beat Irelia as Sona came out of an evaluation of 11772 ranked matches where both champs fought one another. This particular pairing is somewhat uncommon. Sona has to counter Irelia in only 6.0% of her rounds.

Sona has done a ok job of countering Irelia. Typically, she wins a acceptable 50.2% of the time the champs face one another in. In Sona vs Irelia rounds, Sona’s team is 0.1% less probable to earn first blood, implying that she most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Irelia.

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Best Sona Items to Counter Irelia

The best items to focus on in your Sona versus Irelia build consist of Moonstone Renewer, Seraph's Embrace, and Shard of True Ice. When Sona used at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better when fighting Irelia than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Sona boasted an average win rate of 63.0% when playing against Irelia with this build.

Best Sona Runes to Counter Irelia

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 greatest likelihood of vanquishing Irelia as Sona, Sona players should equip the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Sona vs Irelia fights, this mix of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 56.3% win rate overall.

We have also shown the top Irelia runes to fight Sona to help you realize how she will probably be built against your champion.


2.4 | Sona Irelia | 7.8


5.7 | Sona Irelia | 6.7


14.2 | Sona Irelia | 4.7

Sona vs Irelia Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons provided here emphasize several significant Sona versus Irelia matchup statistics that can help you appreciate the distinctions between this set of champs. For instance, Sona’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.9 is better than Irelia’s KDA ratio of 1.9, highlighting that Sona may be more central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Irelia. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Sona usually has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, she receives less damage than Irelia. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Sona usually tallies a lot fewer minion kills than Irelia. Champs that do not amass very much CS usually do not have to have much CS to be effective. They are able to scale fully off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with large numbers of minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be useful. In either case, work to best the averages presented here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

0.48 | Sona Irelia | 1.73

Largest Multi-Kill

0.92 | Sona Irelia | 1.69

Damage Dealt

9,486 | Sona Irelia | 19,524

Damage Taken

14,840 | Sona Irelia | 26,864

Healing Done

11,253 | Sona Irelia | 5,433

Vision Score

45 | Sona Irelia | 17

Gold Earned

7,992 | Sona Irelia | 12,354

Minions Killed

18 | Sona Irelia | 185

Dragons Killed

0.06 | Sona Irelia | 0.13

Barons Killed

0.01 | Sona Irelia | 0.04


2.41 | Sona Irelia | 2.29


0.58 | Sona Irelia | 0.49

CC Duration (sec)

27 | Sona Irelia | 80

Experience Earned

10,216 | Sona Irelia | 13,737

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 11,772 Sona vs Irelia 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 Irelia 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.