Sona vs Poppy Counter Build

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

How to Beat Poppy as Sona

2,750 Sona vs Poppy Matchups Analyzed

We produce our matchup stats from the millions of ranked League of Legends rounds that we review each week. Our guide on how to beat Poppy as Sona resulted from an evaluation of 2750 ranked games where both champs faced each other. This particular matchup is fairly rare. Sona encounters Poppy in only 1.4% of her matches.

Sona does a decent job of countering Poppy. Normally, she wins a acceptable 51.4% of matches the champs fight each other in. In Sona versus Poppy games, Sona’s team is 0.1% less expected to gain first blood. This implies that she probably won't get first blood against Poppy.

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Best Sona Items to Counter Poppy

The ideal items to use in your Sona versus Poppy build include Moonstone Renewer, Shard of True Ice, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Sona combined at least these three items in her build, she did much better against Poppy than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Sona had an average winrate of 62.1% battling Poppy with these items in her kit.

Best Sona Runes to Counter Poppy

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Scorch Rune Scorch
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Cut Down Rune Cut Down

To have the greatest probability of crushing Poppy as Sona, you should take the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Presence of Mind, and Cut Down runes from the Sorcery and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed for Sona vs Poppy counter picks, this mixture of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 53.8% win rate overall.

We have also included the best Poppy runes to duel Sona in order to help you understand how she will likely be built to try to beat you.


2.5 | Sona Poppy | 5.1


5.7 | Sona Poppy | 5.6


14.2 | Sona Poppy | 7.8

Sona vs Poppy Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here feature several significant Sona against Poppy counter stats that can help you figure out the distinctions between the pair. Sona’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.9 is greater than Poppy’s ratio of 2.3, showing that Sona may be more central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Poppy. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Sona often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Commonly, she receives less damage than Poppy. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the champion with more health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Sona commonly totals a lot fewer minion kills than Poppy. Champs who on average do not get a lot of minion kills normally do not need much CS to be effective. Instead, they are capable of scaling easily off their abilities and first items alone. Although, champions with many minion kills, such as carries, typically have to have a lot of gold to be useful. In either situation, try to beat the values displayed here to do well.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Poppy as Sona are presented for all skill levels, merged. If you would like to,To,If you want to scope the stats and builds to a specific player tier, you can use the selection menu earlier on the page.

Num. Killing Sprees

0.51 | Sona Poppy | 1.17

Largest Multi-Kill

0.95 | Sona Poppy | 1.18

Damage Dealt

10,044 | Sona Poppy | 14,432

Damage Taken

15,207 | Sona Poppy | 24,884

Healing Done

12,008 | Sona Poppy | 6,264

Vision Score

46 | Sona Poppy | 22

Gold Earned

8,120 | Sona Poppy | 9,926

Minions Killed

18 | Sona Poppy | 61

Dragons Killed

0.06 | Sona Poppy | 0.91

Barons Killed

0.02 | Sona Poppy | 0.16


2.46 | Sona Poppy | 1.64


0.61 | Sona Poppy | 0.43

CC Duration (sec)

29 | Sona Poppy | 556

Experience Earned

10,265 | Sona Poppy | 12,253

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 2,750 Sona vs Poppy 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 Poppy 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.