How to Win Veigar vs Sona Counter Matchup Veigar is in the a tier of champions

Veigar vs Sona

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

How to Beat Sona as Veigar

based on 2,753 Veigar vs Sona matchups
Win Rate
52.4 %
K/D/A
2.43
Pick Rate
2.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked LoL rounds that we get from Riot Games each and every week. This guide on how to beat Sona as Veigar came out of an analysis of 2753 ranked matches where both champs faced off against one another. This champion matchup is relatively rare. Veigar fights Sona in only 2.8% of his matches.

Veigar vs Sona Matchup Summary

Veigar has done a good job of countering Sona. Normally, he wins a whopping 52.4% of the time the champs face off with each other in. In Veigar against Sona games, Veigar’s team is 0.0% more probable to get first blood, implying that he most likely will get first blood against Sona.

Best Veigar vs Sona Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeDark Seal

Core Veigar Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostRabadon's DeathcapAnathema's Chains

Optional Items

Cosmic DriveShadowflameVoid StaffSeraph's Embrace

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionIngenious Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandTranscendence
CDRScaling Adaptive HealthScaling
Veigar's passive ability p
Veigar q ability q
Veigar w ability w
Veigar e ability e
Veigar's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Sona as Veigar

Tips for Playing as Veigar against Sona

Use Event Horizon to increase your chances of landing Dark Matter.

Veigar is extremely Mana and Cooldown Reduction dependent. Try buying items with these stats in order to increase the effectiveness of your passive and Baleful Strike.

Veigar is very fragile. It is valuable to select at least one summoner spell that can be used defensively.

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.

Veigar vs Sona Counter Stats

Veigar Image
Win Rate
52.4 %
VS
Win Rate
47.6 %
Sona Image
7
< Kills >
2.1
5.6
< Deaths >
5.7
6.6
< Assists >
14
1.6
< Killing Sprees >
0.43
154
< Minions Killed >
18
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.6
693
< Physical Damage >
1,368
18,147
< Magic Damage >
6,725
397
< True Damage >
373
19,238
< Damage Dealt >
8,468
17,631
< Damage Taken >
16,110
11,344
< Gold Earned >
8,128
2.14
< Towers >
2.33
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
1,870
< Total Healing >
13,433
13,433
< Experience >
10,553
21
< Vision Score >
47
10
< Wards Placed >
22
102
< Time Dealing CC >
33

How to Counter Sona with Veigar in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here feature some strategic Veigar against Sona matchup statistics that can help us figure out the differences between the pair. As an example, Veigar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Sona’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Veigar may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Sona. This observation is largely caused by the difference in kills.

Veigar often has a much larger longest killing spree than his opponent does. Commonly, he takes a similar amount of damage to Sona. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Veigar and Sona

Damage Types Compared

Veigar
Sona
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Veigar
Sona

Who is Better, Veigar or Sona?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Veigar usually wins when facing off against Sona, with a 52.4% win rate. As a result, Veigar makes a good counter for Sona.

While Veigar does have a higher win rate than Sona, when facing one another, Veigar also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more complex champ to learn. You don't need to be too worried when picking Veigar into Sonaas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Veigar also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Sona. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Veigar vs Sona matchups, Veigar is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Veigar is an above average counter to Sona. Focus your actions on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Veigar against Sona.

Additional Information for Veigar Players

How We Calculated Our Veigar vs Sona Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sona as Veigar, we analyzed 2,753 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 Veigar 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 truly master Veigar in order to counter Sona during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats shown here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Veigar most often racks up much more CS relative to Sona. Champs who typically don't acquire much CS usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Veigar versus Sona build include Everfrost, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Anathema's Chains. When Veigar included at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better countering Sona than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Veigar had an average winrate of 52.4% when playing against Sona with this build.

To have the greatest likelihood of coming out on top against Sona as Veigar, you should use the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ingenious Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune builds players used for Veigar vs Sona clashes, this composite of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 52.4% win rate overall.

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