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

Soraka vs Sona

How to Beat Sona as Soraka in LoL Sona is in the s tier of champions
Support Mage
Support Mage

How to Beat Sona as Soraka

based on 2,192 Soraka vs Sona matchups
Win Rate
49 %
K/D/A
2.88
Pick Rate
3.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated League games that we analyze each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Sona as Soraka resulted from an analysis of 2192 ranked rounds where both champs faced off against one another. This champ matchup is fairly rare. Soraka has to counter Sona in only 3.4% of her rounds.

Soraka vs Sona Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Soraka has done a below average job of beating Sona. On average, she wins a acceptable 49.0% of games the champions battle one another in. In Soraka vs Sona games, Soraka’s team is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood, indicating that she probably will get first blood against Sona.

Best Soraka vs Sona Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBandleglass Mirror

Core Soraka Items

~22 Mins
Moonstone RenewerWarmog's ArmorShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Ardent CenserRedemptionChemtech Putrifier

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 BandTranscendenceGathering Storm
Resolve Bone PlatingRevitalize
CDRScaling Adaptive Armor
Soraka's passive ability p
Soraka q ability q
Soraka w ability w
Soraka e ability e
Soraka'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 Sona as Soraka

Tips for Playing as Soraka against Sona

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 Sona

Spread out when you see Sona so she can't make your entire team dance.

Kill Sona first, as she will heal up her team if left alone for too long.

Soraka vs Sona Counter Stats

Soraka Image
Win Rate
49 %
VS
Win Rate
51 %
Sona Image
0.9
< Kills >
1.8
4.8
< Deaths >
4.8
12.9
< Assists >
12.8
0.14
< Killing Sprees >
0.35
19
< Minions Killed >
17
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.59
630
< Physical Damage >
1,618
5,471
< Magic Damage >
7,753
304
< True Damage >
478
6,405
< Damage Dealt >
9,850
14,442
< Damage Taken >
16,523
7,429
< Gold Earned >
7,847
2.06
< Towers >
2.42
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
19,979
< Total Healing >
13,101
9,971
< Experience >
10,180
46
< Vision Score >
48
21
< Wards Placed >
22
216
< Time Dealing CC >
36

How to Counter Sona with Soraka in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page underscore several strategic Soraka versus Sona counter statistics that can help us explain the distinctions between the pair. Soraka’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Sona’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Soraka may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Sona..

Soraka normally has a similar longest kill spree as her opponent does. Commonly, she takes a similar amount of damage to Sona. This typically indicates 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.

Differences between Soraka and Sona

Damage Types Compared

Soraka
Sona
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Soraka
Sona

Who is Better, Soraka or Sona?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Soraka usually fairs equally well when facing off against Sona, with a 49.0% win rate. Thus, Soraka makes an ok counter to Sona.

While Soraka does have a lower win rate compared to Sona, when they face off with one another, Soraka also has a lower level of difficulty that makes her a less time consuming champ to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Soraka into Sona.

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

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Soraka vs Sona matchups, Sona is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Soraka is a somewhat poor counter to Sona. Make sure you focus your strategy on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Soraka against Sona.

Additional Information for Soraka Players

How We Calculated Our Soraka vs Sona Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sona as Soraka, we analyzed 2,192 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 Sona 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Soraka in order to counter Sona during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Soraka most often racks up a similar amount of CS compared to Sona. Champs who typically don't take much CS often don't require 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 have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Soraka versus Sona build consist of Moonstone Renewer, Warmog's Armor, and Shard of True Ice. When Soraka combined at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better when fighting Sona than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Soraka boasted an average win rate of 49.0% battling Sona with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Sona as Soraka, Soraka players should take the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for Soraka vs Sona counterpicks, this composite of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 49.0% winrate overall.

If you want to view Soraka x Sona tips and counter stats for a an individual player tier, please select one from the selection menu provided above. At first, the stats and strategies given are computed using every match with data with both champions.