Sona vs Taliyah Counter Build

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

How to Beat Taliyah as Sona

1,494 Sona vs Taliyah Matchups Analyzed

We summarize our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds that we evaluate each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Taliyah as Sona came out of an analysis of 1494 ranked rounds where both champs battled one another. This pairing is somewhat rare. Sona has to counter Taliyah in only 0.8% of her matches.

Sona does a decent job of beating Taliyah. Normally, she wins a acceptable 51.4% of matches the champs battle each other in. In Sona vs Taliyah rounds, Sona’s team is 0.1% less likely to obtain first blood, implying that she most likely won't get first blood versus Taliyah.

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Best Sona Items to Counter Taliyah

The best items to prioritize in your Sona versus Taliyah build consist of Moonstone Renewer, Shard of True Ice, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Sona included at least these three pieces in her build, she did much better countering Taliyah than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Sona boasted an average win rate of 64.3% battling Taliyah with these items in her kit.

Best Sona Runes to Counter Taliyah

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Cut Down Rune Cut Down

To have the greatest chance of vanquishing Taliyah as Sona, Sona players should equip the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Presence of Mind, and Cut Down runes from the Sorcery and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Sona vs Taliyah LoL games, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 52.3% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the top Taliyah runes to fight back against Sona in order to help you infer how she will probably be setup versus you.


2.4 | Sona Taliyah | 6.8


5.7 | Sona Taliyah | 6.2


14 | Sona Taliyah | 8.1

Sona vs Taliyah Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown here highlight some influential Sona versus Taliyah matchup stats that may help you interpret the distinctions between the two. As an example, Sona’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.9 is better than Taliyah’s KDA ratio of 2.4, indicating that Sona may be more central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Taliyah. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Sona normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, she takes less damage than Taliyah. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

In Sona vs Taliyah matchups, Sona often tallies a lot fewer minion kills than Taliyah. Champs who on average don't get very much CS typically do not need much CS to be useful. They are able to scale adequately off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with many minion kills, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of gold to be effective. In either situation, work to outperform the values displayed here to do well.

If you want to view Sona versus Taliyah tips and builds for a a particular rank, feel free to select one from the selection menu above. By default, the statistics and guides shown are computed using every game run with these champs.

Num. Killing Sprees

0.48 | Sona Taliyah | 1.52

Largest Multi-Kill

0.94 | Sona Taliyah | 1.42

Damage Dealt

9,000 | Sona Taliyah | 19,468

Damage Taken

14,853 | Sona Taliyah | 19,778

Healing Done

11,830 | Sona Taliyah | 4,363

Vision Score

46 | Sona Taliyah | 26

Gold Earned

7,953 | Sona Taliyah | 10,537

Minions Killed

18 | Sona Taliyah | 65

Dragons Killed

0.06 | Sona Taliyah | 0.78

Barons Killed

0.01 | Sona Taliyah | 0.15


2.42 | Sona Taliyah | 1.5


0.6 | Sona Taliyah | 0.4

CC Duration (sec)

25 | Sona Taliyah | 364

Experience Earned

10,069 | Sona Taliyah | 12,088

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 1,494 Sona vs Taliyah 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 Taliyah 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.