How to Synergize Xerath with Sona on the Same Team Xerath is in the a tier of champions

Xerath with Sona

How to Win With Xerath and Sona Paired Together Sona is in the s tier of champions
Mage
Support Mage

How to Synergize Xerath and Sona

based on 924 Xerath with Sona pairs
Win Rate
49.5 %
K/D/A
3.26
Pick Rate
1.2 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

Our servers take in the stats from from millions of League of Legends rounds directly from Riot Games each and every week. Xerath has gone into battle with Sona in 924 recent, competitive matches. By accumulating so much complete data straight from the makers of League of Legends, we are completely sure that we can provide you with high-quality, usable builds to help Xerath synergize with Sona. It is very rare for Xerath to play with Sona as allies. This has only occurred in about 1.2% of rounds with Xerath.

Xerath Sona Synergy Summary

Xerath has done a average job of teaming up with Sona. Normally, he wins an acceptable 49.5% of rounds the champs try and synergize their gameplay. If you want to win more matches as Xerath when playing alongside Sona by figuring out how to better synergize your play style with her, then check out the complete build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Xerath Sona Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeDark Seal

Core Xerath Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestRabadon's DeathcapHorizon Focus

Optional Items

Zhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearBiscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Sorcery Manaflow BandTranscendence
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Xerath's passive ability p
Xerath q ability q
Xerath w ability w
Xerath e ability e
Xerath's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Synergizing Xerath and Sona

Tips for Playing as Xerath with Sona

Eye of Destruction will make landing Arcanopulse easier as the target will be slowed.

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.

Advice to Understand How Sona Will Play

Save Crescendo for the game-altering moment.

Well-timed uses of Aria of Perseverance will grant you maximum survivability.

Make sure to tag your allies while Sona's auras are active, but avoid getting caught out by enemies.

Xerath Sona Synergy Stats

Xerath Image
Win Rate
49.5 %
VS
Win Rate
50.5 %
Sona Image
5.8
< Kills >
5.4
4.2
< Deaths >
5.2
7.9
< Assists >
9.9
1.31
< Killing Sprees >
1.22
164
< Minions Killed >
98
0.1
< Dragons Killed >
0.09
0.45
< Inhibitors >
0.44
596
< Physical Damage >
575
23,199
< Magic Damage >
22,596
995
< True Damage >
1,059
24,791
< Damage Dealt >
24,231
15,763
< Damage Taken >
15,761
11,450
< Gold Earned >
10,846
1.69
< Towers >
1.64
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
1,008
< Total Healing >
1,273
14,035
< Experience >
12,889
18
< Vision Score >
36
9
< Wards Placed >
17
204
< Time Dealing CC >
184

How to Play with Sona as Xerath in LoL

The Xerath Sona synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Sona, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.

Overall, Xerath sees a large worsening in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Sona. His KDA went down from NaN to NaN. This decrease shows that Sona helps Xerath perform worse in ranked League of Legends matches. Yet, the small difference indicates that this performance change is not very impactful.

When Xerath is paired with Sona, he observes a small increase in his total damage dealt. This change may signal that Sona provides cover for him to deal more damage or that her participation also helps increase the game's duration. Similarly, when Xerath is played alongside Sona on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when he plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing with Sona.

Moreover, when Xerath plays with Sona on the same team, he often takes a little more damage than when he fights alone. Receiving more damage may indicate that Sona does a poor job of covering Xerath during team fights.

Synergies between Xerath and Sona

Damage Types Compared

Xerath with Sona
Xerath
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Xerath
Sona
Synergy

Is Xerath better when played alongside Sona?

There is no top companion for Xerath that will no matter what be his best teammate. However, overall, Sona is a relatively poor companion for Xerath. By locking into the same team as Xerath, she lowers their win rate by -1.5% to 49.5%. This shows that there is a negative strategic relationship between Xerath and Sona that allows them to perform worse together than alone.

Sona has a much lower diffuclty than Xerath. That means Xerath players don't need to be very careful when lining up Sona teammates to play with, as they will need a much lower level of skill to be able to work well with you.

When playing alongside, Xerath players will likely witness an overall large increase in your team’s ability to to do a lot of AP damage. When paired, these champs can blast through enemies with magic damage.

Conversely, by aligning Xerath and Sona together, you may not be providing your side enough cover. Plan to bring other champs on your team that fills this relative disparity in this pairing's capabilities.

Regardless of your Sona ally's skill level, you need to focus on maximizing your income, warding to avoid ambushes, and clearing objectives. If you heed this simple advice, you should do well anyway.

Additional Information for Xerath Players

How We Calculated Our Xerath Sona Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Xerath and Sona, we analyzed 924 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 Xerath with Sona 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 truly master Xerath in order to synergize with Sona during both the lane and mid / late game phases of LoL, you should continue reading to pick up some more tricks and insights into this champion pairing. If you use the build and suggestions presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot.

The best finished items to get in your Xerath and Sona synergy build include Luden's Tempest, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Horizon Focus. When Xerath used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better when paired up with Sona than with many other typical builds. In fact, Xerath boasted an average winrate of 49.5% when playing alongside Sona with these items in his kit.

To have the highest likelihood of coming out on top against your oponents, you should equip the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Inspiration and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the runes players picked for Xerath and Sona pairings, this sequence of runes resulted in the top win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 49.5% winrate overall.

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