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.
If you stun an enemy with Shocking Orb, follow up with a guaranteed center hit on Eye of Destruction.
It's easier to land Arcanopulse on an enemy when they're moving toward or away from you, rather than side to side.
Eye of Destruction will make landing Arcanopulse easier as the target will be slowed.
The Caitlyn Xerath synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of her gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Xerath, 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 Xerath. His KDA fell from NaN to NaN. This worsening shows that Xerath helps Caitlyn perform not as well in competitive LoL matches. Yet, the small difference proves that this performance change is only marginal.
When Caitlyn is paired with Xerath, she observes a little drop in her complete damage output. This change may indicate that Xerath does not help cover for her to deal more damage or that his participation also helps increase the round's duration. Similarly, when Caitlyn is played together with Xerath on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when she plays without Xerath. This is contrasting evidence that she is worse when playing alongside Xerath.
Moreover, when Caitlyn plays with Xerath on the same side, she usually takes a little more damage than when she plays alone. Receiving more damage may indicate that Xerath does a poor job of covering Caitlyn in team fights.
There is no one best champion pairing for Caitlyn that will 100% of the time be her top ally. However, Xerath is a pretty good companion for Caitlyn. By being on the same side as Caitlyn, he increases their win rate by 2.9% to 50.5%. This demonstrates that there is a potentially meaningful synergy between Caitlyn and Xerath that results in them performing at the top of their game together than without each other.
Xerath has a greater difficulty than Caitlyn. That means Caitlyn players need to be very careful when enlisting Xerath teammates to go into battle on the same side as, as they will have to have a greater level of skill to play well with you.
When playing cooperatively, you should expect to see an overall large increase in your team’s capability to deal magical damage. When paired, these champions can deal quite a lot of AP type damage.
Conversely, by bringing Caitlyn and Xerath together, you may not be giving your side a lot of engage potential. Make sure to pick other champs on your team that fills this relative disparity in their playstyle.
Regardless of the skill of your Xerath teammate, you need to focus on maximizing your income, warding to avoid ambushes, and taking down objectives. If you follow these simple suggestions, you will do well anyway.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Caitlyn in order to work well with Xerath during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you mind the build and tips presented here, you will increase your win rate by a lot.
The most important items to focus on in your Caitlyn and Xerath synergy build consist of Infinity Edge, Lord Dominik's Regards, and The Collector. When Caitlyn used at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better as an ally of Xerath than with most other typical builds. In fact, Caitlyn boasted an average win rate of 50.5% helping carry Xerath with these items in her kit.
To have the best probability of coming out on top against your oponents, you should equip the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for this team composition, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 50.5% win rate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to synergize Xerath with Caitlyn are given for all ranked divisions combined. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to an individual division, you can use the selection menu located at the top of this page.