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Soraka vs Kalista

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How to Beat Kalista as Soraka

based on 643 Soraka vs Kalista matchups
Win Rate
49.9 %
K/D/A
2.77
Pick Rate
0.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked League matches each and every week. In our dataset, Soraka did battle with Kalista in 643 matches. With so many games with Soraka versus Kalista provides us faith in our capability to prepare actionable data and a pro build to obliterate your opponent. This particular counter pairing is relatively rare. Soraka encounters Kalista in only 0.9% of her rounds.

Soraka vs Kalista Matchup Summary

Soraka does a average job of beating Kalista. On average, she wins a acceptable 49.9% of the time the champions battle each other in. In Soraka against Kalista matches, Soraka’s team is 0.2% less probable to gain first blood, indicating that she probably won't be able to get first blood versus Kalista.

Best Soraka vs Kalista Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

Core Soraka Items

~22 Mins
Moonstone RenewerChemtech PutrifierShard of True Ice

Optional Items

RedemptionWarmog's Armor

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Soraka to level up w
>
Second ability for Soraka to level up q
>
Last skill for Soraka to max out e

Runes

Sorcery Summon Aery Manaflow BandTranscendenceScorch
Resolve Bone PlatingRevitalize
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Soraka's passive ability p
Soraka q ability q
Soraka w ability w
Soraka e ability e
Soraka's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
W
5
W
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R
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W
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Q
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W
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R
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Kalista as Soraka

Tips for Playing as Soraka against Kalista

Soraka is a powerful ally in battle, using her strong healing to keep the party moving forward.

You can use Wish on your allies from across the map to save them from otherwise fatal events.

Equinox can be used as a powerful zoning tool to keep enemies at bay.

Advice to Win Against Kalista

Kalista's mobility is dependent upon attacking. This means it is low when she is outside of her attack range and that Attack Speed slows reduce the amount of distance she can cover in an engagement.

If you can break line of sight from Kalista, including through brush, her basic attacks will miss you, falling harmlessly to the ground.

Kalista cannot cancel her basic attack wind up. While she is very mobile, this offers a window to land spells on her if you anticipate when she will begin attacking.

Soraka vs Kalista Counter Stats

Soraka Image
Win Rate
49.9 %
VS
Win Rate
50.1 %
Kalista Image
1.1
< Kills >
8
5.6
< Deaths >
6.2
14.4
< Assists >
5.4
0.13
< Killing Sprees >
1.77
20
< Minions Killed >
167
0.03
< Dragons Killed >
0.41
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.58
616
< Physical Damage >
16,793
4,645
< Magic Damage >
1,350
253
< True Damage >
729
5,514
< Damage Dealt >
18,873
13,048
< Damage Taken >
19,603
7,400
< Gold Earned >
12,455
2.06
< Towers >
2.62
0
< Baron Takedowns >
0.2
18,888
< Total Healing >
2,321
9,921
< Experience >
11,907
42
< Vision Score >
19
20
< Wards Placed >
8
190
< Time Dealing CC >
173

How to Counter Kalista with Soraka in LoL

The stats shown on this page clarify several critical Soraka vs. Kalista counter stats that may help you grasp the distinctions between the two. As an example, Soraka’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Kalista’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Soraka may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Kalista. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in assists.

Soraka typically has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than her matchup does. On average, she receives less damage than Kalista. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Soraka and Kalista

Damage Types Compared

Soraka
Kalista
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Soraka
Kalista

Who is Better, Soraka or Kalista?

Both League champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Soraka usually fairs equally well when facing off against Kalista, with a 49.9% win rate. Thus, Soraka makes an ok counter to Kalista.

While Soraka does have a lower win rate compared to Kalista, when they face off with one another, Soraka also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes her a less complex champ to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Soraka into Kalista.

Additionally, Soraka also has a great amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Kalista. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Soraka vs Kalista matchups, Kalista is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Soraka is a somewhat poor counter for Kalista. Focus your actions on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Soraka against Kalista.

Additional Information for Soraka Players

How We Calculated Our Soraka vs Kalista Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kalista as Soraka, we analyzed 643 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 Kalista as Soraka 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Soraka to counter Kalista during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Soraka usually racks up a lot less CS relative to Kalista. Champs who typically don't get much CS typically don't have to have 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 a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values shown here to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Soraka versus Kalista build include Moonstone Renewer, Chemtech Putrifier, and Shard of True Ice. When Soraka used at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better vs. Kalista than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Soraka boasted an average winrate of 49.9% battling Kalista with this build.

To have the greatest probability of defeating Kalista as Soraka, Soraka players should use the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune sets players picked for Soraka vs Kalista LoL games, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 49.9% winrate overall.

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