How to Win Vayne vs Kalista Counter Matchup Vayne is in the s tier of champions

Vayne vs Kalista

How to Beat Kalista as Vayne in LoL Kalista is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Kalista as Vayne

based on 935 Vayne vs Kalista matchups
Win Rate
54.8 %
K/D/A
2.09
Pick Rate
0.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League of Legends games each week. Within our data, Vayne faced off against Kalista 935 times. With so many matchups for Vayne vs Kalista provides us a lot of confidence in our capacity to prepare useful data and a recommended build to counter your opposition. This particular champion matchup is fairly rare. Vayne encounters Kalista in only 0.9% of her rounds.

Vayne vs Kalista Matchup Summary

Vayne does a great job of countering Kalista. Typically, she wins a fantastic 54.8% of matches the champs battle one another in. In Vayne versus Kalista games, Vayne’s team is 0.1% less likely to obtain first blood. This indicates that she most likely won't get first blood against Kalista.

Best Vayne vs Kalista Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordBerserker's Greaves

Core Vayne Items

~22 Mins
Immortal ShieldbowGuinsoo's RagebladeRanduin's Omen

Optional Items

Phantom DancerWit's EndBlade of The Ruined King

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Domination Taste of BloodTreasure Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Vayne's passive ability p
Vayne q ability q
Vayne w ability w
Vayne e ability e
Vayne's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
Q
9
W
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Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Kalista as Vayne

Tips for Playing as Vayne against Kalista

Tumble has many uses, but it cannot pass over walls.

Condemn can be used to both pin targets to walls to ensure a kill, or to escape a pursuer.

Don't go in first to a large teamfight. Wait for your teammates to initiate.

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.

Vayne vs Kalista Counter Stats

Vayne Image
Win Rate
54.8 %
VS
Win Rate
45.2 %
Kalista Image
8.1
< Kills >
8.7
6.7
< Deaths >
7.1
5.9
< Assists >
6.3
1.82
< Killing Sprees >
1.97
151
< Minions Killed >
166
0.23
< Dragons Killed >
0.39
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.54
12,453
< Physical Damage >
16,634
604
< Magic Damage >
1,397
5,857
< True Damage >
722
18,915
< Damage Dealt >
18,754
19,104
< Damage Taken >
20,722
12,228
< Gold Earned >
12,889
2.45
< Towers >
2.63
0.09
< Baron Takedowns >
0.22
2,218
< Total Healing >
2,373
12,562
< Experience >
12,385
18
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
8
56
< Time Dealing CC >
168

How to Counter Kalista with Vayne in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here highlight several significant Vayne versus Kalista matchup statistics that can help you distinguish the differences between the two. For instance, Vayne’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Kalista’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Vayne may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Kalista..

Vayne normally has a similar longest kill spree as her foe does. Commonly, she receives a similar amount of damage to Kalista. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Vayne and Kalista

Damage Types Compared

Vayne
Kalista
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Vayne
Kalista

Who is Better, Vayne or Kalista?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Vayne usually wins when playing against Kalista, with a 54.8% win rate. As a result, Vayne makes a great counter to Kalista.

While Vayne does have a much higher win rate than Kalista, when they face off with one another, Vayne also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more time consuming champion to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Vayne into Kalistaas her relative depth means you may not be able to reach her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Vayne also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Kalista. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Vayne vs Kalista matchups, Vayne is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Vayne is a great counter for Kalista. Make sure you focus your strategy on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Vayne against Kalista.

Additional Information for Vayne Players

How We Calculated Our Vayne vs Kalista Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kalista as Vayne, we analyzed 935 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 Vayne 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 truly master Vayne to counter Kalista during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Vayne typically gets a similar amount of CS compared to Kalista. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers reported here to do well.

The ideal items to focus on in your Vayne versus Kalista build include Immortal Shieldbow, Guinsoo's Rageblade, and Randuin's Omen. When Vayne included at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better vs Kalista than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Vayne boasted an average winrate of 54.8% when countering Kalista with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest chance of defeating Kalista as Vayne, you should take the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Taste of Blood, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players used for Vayne vs Kalista clashes, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 54.8% winrate overall.

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