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.
Stay spread out to minimize the impact of Lee Sin's ultimate, Dragon's Rage.
Lee Sin relies heavily on following up with his abilities. Use disables to prevent him from chaining together his abilities and attacks.
Lee Sin has powerful tools to combat physical damage in Iron Will and Cripple but he is still vulnerable to magic damage.
The stats shown here feature several valuable Sona against Lee Sin matchup stats that may help you realize the distinctions between the two. As an example, Sona’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Lee Sin’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Sona may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Lee Sin. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in assists.
Sona often has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her enemy does. Typically, she receives less damage than Lee Sin. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the champ with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.
Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Sona usually wins when facing off against Lee Sin, with a 55.6% win rate. Thus, Sona makes a fantastic counter to Lee Sin.
While Sona does have a much higher winrate than Lee Sin, when they face off with one another, Sona also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less challenging character to learn and master. You should be be fine when picking Sona into Lee Sin.
Furthermore, Sona has a great deal of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Lee Sin. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Sona vs Lee Sin 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 teammates during team fights.
Sona is a great counter to Lee Sin. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Sona against Lee Sin.
If you would like to truly master Sona in order to counter Lee Sin during both the lane 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 tips shown here, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Sona often accumulates less CS relative to Lee Sin. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers reported on this page to do well.
The top items to have in your Sona versus Lee Sin build include Moonstone Renewer, Chemtech Putrifier, and Seraph's Embrace. When Sona included at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better countering Lee Sin than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Sona had an average winrate of 55.6% battling Lee Sin with this counter build.
To have the greatest likelihood of coming out on top against Lee Sin as Sona, Sona players should use the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Conditioning, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Sona vs Lee Sin counters, this composite of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 55.6% winrate overall.
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