How to Win Xayah vs Caitlyn Counter Matchup Xayah is in the b tier of champions

Xayah vs Caitlyn

How to Beat Caitlyn as Xayah in LoL Caitlyn is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Caitlyn as Xayah

based on 2,200 Xayah vs Caitlyn matchups
Win Rate
48 %
K/D/A
2.25
Pick Rate
7.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds each and every week. In our data, Xayah faced Caitlyn 2200 times. With so many games with Xayah versus Caitlyn provides us a lot of confidence in our capability to provide informative statistics and a pro build to destroy Caitlyn. This particular champion matchup is somewhat uncommon. Xayah encounters Caitlyn in only 7.9% of her matches.

Xayah vs Caitlyn Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Xayah has done a poor job of beating Caitlyn. On average, she wins a lowly 48.0% of matches the champs clash against each other in. In Xayah against Caitlyn matches, Xayah’s team is 0.0% more probable to gain first blood, implying that she probably will be able to get first blood versus Caitlyn.

Best Xayah vs Caitlyn Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordPickaxe

Core Xayah Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

BloodthirsterPhantom DancerEssence ReaverRapid Firecannon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCut Down
Inspiration Magical FootwearBiscuit Delivery
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Xayah's passive ability p
Xayah q ability q
Xayah w ability w
Xayah e ability e
Xayah's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
9
E
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Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Caitlyn as Xayah

Tips for Playing as Xayah against Caitlyn

Xayah's attacks and abilities leave Feathers on the ground that she can later recall for massive area damage and control.

Xayah can use Featherstorm to dodge almost any ability while also creating a ton of Feathers. Try to utilize the offensive and defensive aspects of this ability.

Advice to Win Against Caitlyn

Keep behind allied minions if Caitlyn is harassing you with Piltover Peacemaker (it deals less damage with each subsequent target).

You can intercept Ace in the Hole's missile from hitting an ally if you stand in its path.

Xayah vs Caitlyn Counter Stats

Xayah Image
Win Rate
48 %
VS
Win Rate
52 %
Caitlyn Image
6.6
< Kills >
7
5.9
< Deaths >
5.8
6.7
< Assists >
6.9
1.52
< Killing Sprees >
1.63
170
< Minions Killed >
171
0.26
< Dragons Killed >
0.21
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.58
17,811
< Physical Damage >
18,445
678
< Magic Damage >
1,397
880
< True Damage >
909
19,369
< Damage Dealt >
20,751
19,838
< Damage Taken >
18,989
11,944
< Gold Earned >
12,154
2.35
< Towers >
2.64
0.08
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
2,880
< Total Healing >
3,626
12,680
< Experience >
12,673
18
< Vision Score >
18
9
< Wards Placed >
8
43
< Time Dealing CC >
74

How to Counter Caitlyn with Xayah in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here highlight some vital Xayah versus Caitlyn counter stats that may help you appreciate the differences and similarities between these two champions. As an example, Xayah’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Caitlyn’s ratio of NaN, showing that Xayah may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Caitlyn..

Xayah usually has a similar longest kill spree as her counter does. On average, she takes a similar amount of damage to Caitlyn. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Xayah and Caitlyn

Damage Types Compared

Xayah
Caitlyn
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Xayah
Caitlyn

Who is Better, Xayah or Caitlyn?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Xayah usually loses when taking on Caitlyn, with a 48.0% win rate. Thus, Xayah makes a poor counter to Caitlyn.

While Xayah does have a lower winrate than Caitlyn, when they face off with one another, Xayah also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less time consuming champion to develop with. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Xayah into Caitlyn.

Additionally, Xayah has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Caitlyn. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Xayah vs Caitlyn matchups, Caitlyn is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Xayah is a trash counter for Caitlyn. Focus your play on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Xayah against Caitlyn.

Additional Information for Xayah Players

How We Calculated Our Xayah vs Caitlyn Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Caitlyn as Xayah, we analyzed 2,200 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 Caitlyn as Xayah 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 Xayah to counter Caitlyn during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Xayah most often picks up a similar amount of CS as Caitlyn. Champs who typically don't get much CS typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers shown here to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Xayah versus Caitlyn build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Xayah included at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better against Caitlyn than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Xayah boasted an average win rate of 48.0% when countering Caitlyn with this build.

To have the highest probability of crushing Caitlyn as Xayah, Xayah players should use the Lethal Tempo, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for Xayah vs Caitlyn matchups, this combination of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 48.0% win rate overall.

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