Fire 90 Caliber Net away from the opponent to close the gap or hop over walls.
Avoid using Ace in the Hole in large team melees as it might be blocked by the wrong target.
Make use of her Yordle Snap Traps by placing them pre-emptively to ensure that you'll have one off of cooldown during combat.
Shyvana's abilities all benefit from attacking units. As a result, Attack Speed items are more valuable on her than most champions.
It can be valuable to purchase one of the items that can slow enemies: Frozen Mallet, Dead Man's Plate, or Entropy.
Burnout is an ideal choice for jungling. Monsters will be hit by the full duration, and the speed boost improves her ganking potential.
Flame Breath is great to level-up against difficult lane opponents.
The Caitlyn Shyvana synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of her gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Shyvana, compared to her overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how her gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Caitlyn sees a very large drop in her KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Shyvana. His KDA fell from NaN to NaN. This drop shows that Shyvana helps Caitlyn perform worse in competitive LoL matches. Yet, the small difference shows that this performance change is only marginal.
When Caitlyn tries to synergize with Shyvana, she sees a small decrease in her total damage output. This could indicate that Shyvana does not support by providing cover for her to deal more damage or that her support also helps extend the match's duration. Similarly, when Caitlyn is played alongside Shyvana on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when she plays alone. This is contrasting evidence that she is worse when playing synergisticly with Shyvana.
Additionally, when Caitlyn plays with Shyvana on the same side, she typically takes a little less damage than when she plays alone. Receiving not as much damage may indicate that Shyvana does a decent job of covering Caitlyn in teamfights.
There is no top companion for Caitlyn that will always be her top synergy. However, Shyvana is a fantastic teammate for Caitlyn. By locking into the same team as Caitlyn, she raises their win rate by 3.0% to 50.6%. This demonstrates that there is a very real bond between Caitlyn and Shyvana that allows them to perform at the top of their game together than without each other.
Shyvana has a lower difficulty than Caitlyn. That means you don't need to be careful when lining up Shyvana allies to play with, as they will need a relatively low level of skill to cooperate well with you.
Fighting cooperatively, you should observe an overall large increase in your team’s capability to deal physical damage. Combined, these champs should be able to take down targets with auto-attacks and other AD damage abilities.
In contrast, by aligning Caitlyn and Shyvana together, you probably will not be granting your team a great deal of crowd control. We recommend you include other champions on your team that neutralizes this gap in this pairing's abilities.
Regardless of your Shyvana ally's skill level, you should focus on increasing your gold income, warding to avoid ambushes, and clearing objectives. If you follow these simple suggestions, you should do well anyway.
If you would like to truly master Caitlyn in order to work well with Shyvana during both the laning and mid / late game phases of LoL games, you should continue reading to pick up additional tricks and insights into this champion pairing. If you pay attention to the build and tips shown above, you should increase your win rate by a lot.
The most important items to use in your Caitlyn and Shyvana synergy build include Duskblade of Draktharr, The Collector, and Axiom Arc. When Caitlyn bought at least these three items in her build, she did much better as an ally of Shyvana than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Caitlyn had an average win rate of 50.6% when synergizing her build and playstyle to Shyvana with this build.
To have the highest chance of coming out on top against your oponents, you should use the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Minion Dematerializer, Cosmic Insight, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Inspiration and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for this champion pairing, this sequence of runes resulted in the top win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 50.6% winrate overall.
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