How to Synergize Caitlyn with Skarner on the Same Team Caitlyn is in the a tier of champions

Caitlyn with Skarner

How to Win With Caitlyn and Skarner Paired Together Skarner is in the s tier of champions
Marksman
Fighter Tank

How to Synergize Caitlyn and Skarner

based on 697 Caitlyn with Skarner pairs
Win Rate
48.1 %
K/D/A
2.4
Pick Rate
0.5 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

At MOBA Champion, we take in data from from millions of LoL matches straight from Riot Games each and every week. Caitlyn has gone into battle with Skarner in 697 recently played, ranked games. By pooling so much relevant data from the hosts of League, we are totally sure that we can showcase high-quality, usable builds to help Caitlyn play with Skarner. It is very rare for Caitlyn to play alongside Skarner on the same side. This pairing has only occurred in approximately 0.5% of rounds with Caitlyn.

Caitlyn Skarner Synergy Summary

Unfortunately, Caitlyn has done a below average job of synergizing with Skarner. Usually, she wins a lowly 48.1% of the time the champs try and synergize their gameplay. If you want to play better as Caitlyn when fighting on the same team as Skarner by learning how to better synergize your play style with him, then dig into the full build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Caitlyn Skarner Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

Lord Dominik's RegardsRapid FirecannonStormrazor

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Caitlyn's passive ability p
Caitlyn q ability q
Caitlyn w ability w
Caitlyn e ability e
Caitlyn's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Synergizing Caitlyn and Skarner

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn with Skarner

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.

Advice to Understand How Skarner Will Play

Capturing Crystal Spires before attempting neutral objectives or team fights around them improves Skarner's performance in said fights dramatically.

Impale is extremely powerful when you use it to position an enemy so your allies can attack them.

Basic attacks reduce the cooldown of Crystal Slash. Use them as often as possible for maximum damage.

Caitlyn Skarner Synergy Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
48.1 %
VS
Win Rate
51.9 %
Skarner Image
7.5
< Kills >
6.8
6
< Deaths >
5.9
6.9
< Assists >
6.9
1.72
< Killing Sprees >
1.58
173
< Minions Killed >
170
0.21
< Dragons Killed >
0.21
0.55
< Inhibitors >
0.57
19,793
< Physical Damage >
18,087
1,430
< Magic Damage >
1,374
1,028
< True Damage >
906
22,252
< Damage Dealt >
20,368
19,480
< Damage Taken >
19,081
12,396
< Gold Earned >
12,067
2.48
< Towers >
2.61
0.07
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
3,548
< Total Healing >
3,553
12,755
< Experience >
12,508
19
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
8
77
< Time Dealing CC >
73

How to Play with Skarner as Caitlyn in LoL

The Caitlyn Skarner synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of her gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Skarner, 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 large worsening in her KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Skarner. His KDA fell from NaN to NaN. This negative change shows that Skarner helps Caitlyn perform not as well in competitive League of Legends games. Yet, the small difference shows that this performance change is only marginal.

When Caitlyn is paired with Skarner, she gets a sizeable uptick in her full damage output. This change may signal that Skarner provides protection for her to dish out more damage or that his presence also helps increase the game's duration. Similarly, when Caitlyn is played alongside Skarner on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when she plays alone. This is contrasting evidence that she is worse when playing synergisticly with Skarner.

Additionally, when Caitlyn plays with Skarner on the same team, she on average takes a little more damage than when she plays alone. Receiving more damage could mean that Skarner does a poor job of protecting Caitlyn in teamfights.

Synergies between Caitlyn and Skarner

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn with Skarner
Caitlyn
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Caitlyn
Skarner
Synergy

Is Caitlyn better when played alongside Skarner?

There is no universally accepted best companion for Caitlyn that will no matter what be her top synergy. Yet, Skarner is a not very good teammate for Caitlyn. By being on the same team as Caitlyn, he lowers their win rate by -1.4% to 48.1%. This clearly indicates that there is a bad synergy between Caitlyn and Skarner that allows them to perform worse together than without each other.

Skarner has a lower difficulty than Caitlyn. That means you don't need to be cautious when lining up Skarner allies to play with, as they will require a relatively low level of skill to do well with you.

Playing on the same side, you should expect to observe an overall large increase in your team’s capacity to destroy wih physical damage. Together, these two should be able to take down targets with auto-attacks and other AD damage abilities.

Conversely, by bringing Caitlyn and Skarner together, you may not be granting your other allies much magical damage output. Plan to include other champions on your team that helps cover this relative hole in this pairing's playstyle.

Regardless of your Skarner ally's skill level, you should focus on increasing your gold income, staying alive by avoiding foolish fights, and taking down objectives. If you heed this simple advice, you should do well, regardless.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn Skarner Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Caitlyn and Skarner, we analyzed 697 ranked and recent League of Legends matches. We perform advanced data cleaning and statistical methods to guarantee that our team synergy stats are accurate and reliable. You can be confident that our recommended build to pair Caitlyn with Skarner comes from actual 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 your division's most relevant stats and build.

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Further Insights to Win with this Champion Pairing

To learn all of the intricacies of Caitlyn in order to synergize with Skarner during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn additional tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented above, you should grow your win rate significantly.

The best items to focus on in your Caitlyn and Skarner synergy build consist of Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Caitlyn combined at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better when paired up with Skarner than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Caitlyn had an average winrate of 48.1% helping carry Skarner with this build.

To have the highest probability of coming out on top against your oponents, Caitlyn players should use the Lethal Tempo, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for this champion pairing, this combination of runes yielded the top win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 48.1% winrate overall.

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