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.
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.
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.
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.
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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