Caitlyn • build

champion classes marksman

Marksman

Average difficulty

Power Spike (Early, Mid, Late)

Early

Mid

Late

Playstyle

Damage Type

0% ap

100% ad

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Bottom

Win  52.4%  Pick 18.8%  Ban 23.1%

Caitlyn Infinity Edge ADC

Win 58% • Default build

Caitlyn Infinity Edge ADC

Win 58% • Default build

Caitlyn ADC

Win 56.2% • Default build

Caitlyn Runes

Best runes for the selected Caitlyn build:

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Precision
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Sorcery
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Summoner Spells

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Core Items

Starting Items

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Early Items

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Core Items

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Full Build

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Situational Items

All

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Items vs heavy AP team

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Items vs heavy AD team

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Caitlyn Skill order

Q
W
E
Recommended skill order for Caitlyn Infinity Edge ADC build:
CaitlynPiltoverPeacemaker
CaitlynYordleTrap
CaitlynEntrapment
CaitlynAceintheHole
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
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W
9
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W
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R
12
W
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E
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E
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R
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E
18
E

Caitlyn Best lane matchups

Sona

+ 287.3

GD@15

Twitch

+ 247.8

GD@15

Vayne

+ 230.1

GD@15

Caitlyn Worst lane matchups

Taliyah

- 372.9

GD@15

Swain

- 260.1

GD@15

Heimerdinger

- 179.2

GD@15

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General information

Caitlyn Abilities

Description
Cooldowns

Headshot

Caitlyn_Headshot
P

Passive: Caitlyn's Auto-Attacks generate a stack of Headshot on-attack. This is doubled when attacking from a brush. At 6 stacks, the next Auto-Attack will deal bonus physical damage. This Passive also applies to any unit that is hit by Caitlyn's W or E.

Piltover Peacemaker

CaitlynPiltoverPeacemaker
Q

Fires a projectile in a direction of choice which deals physical damage to the enemies. The first enemy hit will take the highest damage possible while subsequent targets will take 60% damage instead. Enemies will take full damage from this ability if they walk over a W and reveal themselves.

Yordle Snap Trap

CaitlynYordleTrap
W

Passive: Caitlyn periodically stores a W charge, up to a maximum amount. Active: Caitlyn sets a visible trap at a location which will CC anyone who walks over it. It will allow Caitlyn to proc her Passive on the target as well as the full damage from her Q. Each trap has a brief armature time of 1 second.

90 Caliber Net

CaitlynEntrapment
E

Caitlyn fires a net which also knocks her back 400 units in the opposite direction due to the recoil. It deals some damage to the first enemy hit and slows them by 50% for a second.

Ace in the Hole

CaitlynAceintheHole
R

Caitlyn targets a single enemy champion and locks onto them. After a channel of 1 second, she fires a homing bullet towards the target that deals physical damage to the first champion it hits. This ability can be intercepted by the target's allies.

Basic combos

Trap Combo

CaitlynYordleTrap
W
AA
CaitlynEntrapment
E
CaitlynPiltoverPeacemaker
Q

Whenever the enemy walks onto your cupcake, make sure you use this combo!

Trading Exploitation

AA
CaitlynYordleTrap
W
AA

Exploit trading animations to place a Trap (W) behind the enemy when you're trading and auto-attack them whenever they step on it.

Poke Combo

CaitlynEntrapment
E
CaitlynPiltoverPeacemaker
Q
AA

A basic trading combo to wear away at the enemy's health bar.

Quick tips to play Caitlyn

You have a high auto-attack range. Whenever you can, make sure you abuse it and auto-attack the enemy whenever they try to secure a minion.

When pushing and sieging a tower, make sure you place your Traps

CaitlynYordleTrapW

behind the tower to zone the enemy. If they step in one, then you can go for a favourable trade.

Save your 90 Caliber Net

CaitlynEntrapmentE

to use as an escape tool in case the enemy tries to trade, or the enemy Jungler ganks your lane. Make sure you save enough mana to use this ability in case of an emergency too.

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