Sona vs Shen Counter Build

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

How to Beat Shen as Sona

5,756 Sona vs Shen Matchups Analyzed

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches every week. In our data, Sona battled Shen in 5756 rounds. Having so many matchups for Sona vs Shen provides us a lot of confidence in our capacity to prepare useful statistics and a recommended build to obliterate your opponent This particular champ matchup is somewhat rare. Sona fights Shen in only 2.9% of her games.

Sona does a decent job of beating Shen. Typically, she wins a acceptable 51.6% of the time the champions face each other in. In Sona vs Shen rounds, Sona’s team is 0.1% less expected to gain first blood. This implies that she most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Shen.

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Best Sona Items to Counter Shen

The best items to use in your Sona versus Shen build include Moonstone Renewer, Chemtech Putrifier, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Sona incorporated at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better when fighting Shen than with most other common item sets. In fact, Sona had an average win rate of 64.9% when countering Shen with this build.

Best Sona Runes to Counter Shen

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

To have the greatest chance of annihilating Shen as Sona, you should equip the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Celerity, Scorch, Presence of Mind, and Cut Down runes from the Sorcery and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players used for Sona vs Shen face-offs, this order of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 60.7% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the best Shen runes to counterpick against Sona in order to help you interpret how he will probably be built against you.


2.2 | Sona Shen | 4


5.7 | Sona Shen | 4.9


13.5 | Sona Shen | 10

Sona vs Shen Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here emphasize several valuable Sona vs. Shen counter stats that can help us explain the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Sona’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.8 is similar to Shen’s ratio of 2.9, showing that Sona may be just as central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Shen..

Sona often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, she receives less damage than Shen. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the champion with higher HP has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

In Sona vs Shen matchups, Sona typically totals much less CS than Shen. Champions who on average do not finish with much CS typically don't need much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. They are capable of scaling well off their abilities and first items alone. However, champions with scores of minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of gold to be effective. In either situation, try to best the averages displayed here to do well.

If you want to see Sona versus Shen tips and counter stats for a a specific player tier, feel free to choose one from the selection menu displayed above. By default, the stats and strategies shown are calculated using all games finished with these champs.

Num. Killing Sprees

0.43 | Sona Shen | 0.91

Largest Multi-Kill

0.9 | Sona Shen | 1.12

Damage Dealt

9,218 | Sona Shen | 12,416

Damage Taken

14,759 | Sona Shen | 22,403

Healing Done

11,357 | Sona Shen | 2,607

Vision Score

47 | Sona Shen | 19

Gold Earned

7,928 | Sona Shen | 9,308

Minions Killed

18 | Sona Shen | 111

Dragons Killed

0.06 | Sona Shen | 0.13

Barons Killed

0.01 | Sona Shen | 0.03


2.46 | Sona Shen | 1.66


0.63 | Sona Shen | 0.41

CC Duration (sec)

28 | Sona Shen | 348

Experience Earned

10,020 | Sona Shen | 12,759

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 5,756 Sona vs Shen 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 Shen 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.