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

Yorick vs Sona

How to Beat Sona as Yorick in LoL Sona is in the s tier of champions
Fighter Tank
Support Mage

How to Beat Sona as Yorick

based on 3,195 Yorick vs Sona matchups
Win Rate
50.1 %
K/D/A
1.68
Pick Rate
3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of rated League of Legends games that we evaluate each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Sona as Yorick came out of an analysis of 3195 ranked rounds where both champions clashed against each other. This matchup is relatively rare. Yorick is forced to battle against Sona in only 3.0% of his games.

Yorick vs Sona Matchup Summary

Yorick does a average job of countering Sona. On average, he wins a acceptable 50.1% of matches the champs oppose one another in. In Yorick versus Sona games, Yorick’s team is 0.1% less expected to obtain first blood. This implies that he most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Sona.

Best Yorick vs Sona Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSerrated Dirk

Core Yorick Items

~22 Mins
EclipseThe CollectorSerylda's Grudge

Optional Items

HullbreakerTitanic HydraRavenous HydraBlack Cleaver

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: BloodlineLast Stand
Resolve DemolishBone Plating
Adaptive Force Adaptive Force Armor
Yorick's passive ability p
Yorick q ability q
Yorick w ability w
Yorick e ability e
Yorick'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 Yorick

Tips for Playing as Yorick against Sona

You can send the Maiden down a lane alone, be careful though, as she represents a large portion of your combat power.

The Maiden will attempt to assist you in a fight, so choose your targets well.

You do not need to cast Awakening to regain the ability to cast Last Rites.

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.

Yorick vs Sona Counter Stats

Yorick Image
Win Rate
50.1 %
VS
Win Rate
49.9 %
Sona Image
4.4
< Kills >
2.3
5
< Deaths >
5.2
4
< Assists >
13.6
1
< Killing Sprees >
0.47
174
< Minions Killed >
19
0.14
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.87
< Inhibitors >
0.61
13,705
< Physical Damage >
1,587
7,206
< Magic Damage >
7,761
560
< True Damage >
452
21,472
< Damage Dealt >
9,801
25,978
< Damage Taken >
17,235
11,921
< Gold Earned >
8,150
3.62
< Towers >
2.34
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
6,201
< Total Healing >
13,068
14,856
< Experience >
10,705
16
< Vision Score >
45
7
< Wards Placed >
20
229
< Time Dealing CC >
43

How to Counter Sona with Yorick in LoL

The stats shown here highlight several vital Yorick versus Sona counter stats that may help us realize the differences and similarities between the two. Yorick’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Sona’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Yorick may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Sona..

Yorick usually has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his foe does. On average, he receives more damage than Sona. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the champion with more health has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Yorick and Sona

Damage Types Compared

Yorick
Sona
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Yorick
Sona

Who is Better, Yorick or Sona?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Yorick usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Sona, with a 50.1% win rate. Therefore, Yorick makes an ok counter for Sona.

While Yorick does have a higher win rate compared to Sona, when they face off with one another, Yorick also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging champion to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Yorick into Sona.

Additionally, Yorick has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Sona. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Yorick vs Sona matchups, Yorick is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Yorick is a decent counter to Sona. Focus your strategy on increasing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Yorick against Sona.

Additional Information for Yorick Players

How We Calculated Our Yorick vs Sona Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sona as Yorick, we analyzed 3,195 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 Yorick 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 Yorick to counter Sona during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Yorick typically racks up much more CS compared to Sona. Champions who on average don't take much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown here to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Yorick versus Sona build include Eclipse, The Collector, and Serylda's Grudge. When Yorick bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better countering Sona than with many other common item sets. In fact, Yorick boasted an average winrate of 50.1% when countering Sona with this build.

To have the greatest chance of coming out on top against Sona as Yorick, Yorick players should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Demolish runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players picked for Yorick vs Sona clashes, this blending of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 50.1% winrate overall.

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