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

Sona vs Wukong

How to Beat Wukong as Sona in LoL Wukong is in the b tier of champions
Support Mage
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Wukong as Sona

based on 1,831 Sona vs Wukong matchups
Win Rate
49.6 %
K/D/A
2.79
Pick Rate
3.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter stats from the millions of ranked League matches that we review each week. Our guide on how to beat Wukong as Sona came out of an evaluation of 1831 ranked matches where both champions fought one another. This pairing is relatively rare. Sona encounters Wukong in only 3.9% of her rounds.

Sona vs Wukong Matchup Summary

Sona does a average job of beating Wukong. On average, she wins a acceptable 49.6% of the time the champs oppose each other in. In Sona vs Wukong matches, Sona’s team is 0.1% less probable to earn first blood. This implies that she probably won't be able to get first blood against Wukong.

Best Sona vs Wukong Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsFaerie Charm

Core Sona Items

~22 Mins
Moonstone RenewerShard of True IceStaff of Flowing Water

Optional Items

Seraph's EmbraceChemtech Putrifier

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash 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
CDRScaling 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 Wukong as Sona

Tips for Playing as Sona against Wukong

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 Wukong

Wukong becomes tougher to kill when surrounded by his enemies. Try to isolate him to gain an advantage.

Wukong will often use Decoy after Nimbus Strike. Try delaying your abilities by a short amount of time to ensure that you're hitting the real Wukong.

Sona vs Wukong Counter Stats

Sona Image
Win Rate
49.6 %
VS
Win Rate
50.4 %
Wukong Image
2.1
< Kills >
6.7
5.7
< Deaths >
5.3
13.8
< Assists >
6.2
0.4
< Killing Sprees >
1.55
17
< Minions Killed >
92
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.84
0.6
< Inhibitors >
0.5
1,323
< Physical Damage >
12,967
6,540
< Magic Damage >
2,396
432
< True Damage >
956
8,295
< Damage Dealt >
16,319
15,652
< Damage Taken >
25,553
7,986
< Gold Earned >
11,396
2.41
< Towers >
2.13
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.19
13,510
< Total Healing >
6,950
10,338
< Experience >
13,226
48
< Vision Score >
19
23
< Wards Placed >
6
33
< Time Dealing CC >
110

How to Counter Wukong with Sona in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here clarify some influential Sona against Wukong counter stats that can help you explain the distinctions between the two. As an example, Sona’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Wukong’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Sona may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Wukong. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Sona usually has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her opponent does. Typically, she receives less damage than Wukong. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the champion with higher HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Sona and Wukong

Damage Types Compared

Sona
Wukong
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Sona
Wukong

Who is Better, Sona or Wukong?

Both League champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Sona usually fairs equally well when taking on Wukong, with a 49.6% win rate. Thus, Sona makes an ok counter to Wukong.

While Sona does have a lower win rate compared to Wukong, when on opposite teams, Sona also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more challenging character to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Sona into Wukong.

Moreover, Sona has a great amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Wukong. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Sona vs Wukong matchups, Wukong is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Sona is a somewhat poor counter to Wukong. Focus your tactics on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Sona against Wukong.

Additional Information for Sona Players

How We Calculated Our Sona vs Wukong Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Wukong as Sona, we analyzed 1,831 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 Wukong 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

To truly master Sona to counter Wukong during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Sona typically picks up a lot less CS as Wukong. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values reported on this page to do well.

The best items to use in your Sona versus Wukong build include Moonstone Renewer, Shard of True Ice, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Sona incorporated at least these three items in her build, she did much better vs Wukong than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Sona boasted an average win rate of 49.6% battling Wukong with these items in her kit.

To have the highest probability of coming out on top against Wukong as Sona, you should equip the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Revitalize, and Conditioning runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Sona vs Wukong face-offs, this combo of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 49.6% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Wukong as Sona are displayed for every ranked division. If you would like to narrow the statistics and builds to an individual player tier, you should use the selection menu located earlier on the page.