Caitlyn Build Guide by PrizmSnipe
🥇 Caitlyn Guide | Get out of Gold 🥇9.14 NO CHANGESBy PrizmSnipe | Updated on July 18, 2019
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Runes: Main Runes
+10% Attack Speed
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+10% Attack Speed
+10% Attack Speed
+8 Magic Resist
+8 Magic Resist
Ability Order Main Path 🆔
Threats & Synergies
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🥇 Caitlyn Guide | Get out of Gold 🥇9.14 NO CHANGESBy PrizmSnipe
DGK Who is DenGyldneKage? DenGyldneKage is a ALL LANE PLAYER: Hello, I am the creator of all these guides, i'm danish therefor my english could be read wrong in some cases, but I believe you understand 99% of my sentences. I make guides because I think it's cool to bring some awesome guides out there with a pretty good build! This introduction text will appear on all of my guides, because I believe it's alright to let people who decide to read your guides instead of just looking at what to build as first items etc, get's to know who's making the guides and who's also got impact on my guides.
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GET BETTER AT LEAUGE
Ranked is about luck, better attitude + better gameplay give better results, Spamming champs that can snowball, abuse lane dominance + roam champs that can make plays! Make the opponent give up (play better than them and make less mistake
GET BETTER AT LEAUGE
Don´t bother use chat, focus on playing (make them chat and you win by stomping), Focus on object when you can, Farm Farm Farm, get powerspike, Use the minimap, better awareness = +1, Play for fun! its more bearable that way and you dont get tilted!
GET BETTER AT LEAUGE
Don't blame team, focus on yourself, ALWAYS be ready for w/e your team does. So u can prevent the worst thing to happen!, positioning, know what they can do so you dont.. die, Start another game with new mindset/mentality - be confident. ( realise you can't win them all)
"Go ahead, run. I'll give you a five minute head start." ~Caitlyn
One of the reasons Piltover is known as the City of Progress is because it has an extraordinarily low crime rate. This hasn't always been the case; brigands and thieves of all sorts used to find the city-state an ideal mark for plunder, primarily due to the valuable resources it imports to fuel its techmaturgical research. Some even theorize that it would have fallen long ago to the chaos of organized crime if not for Caitlyn, the Sheriff of Piltover.
If you want to read more on Caitlyn's Lore then click the following: Caitlyn's Lore
+ Long Range
+ Burst by Passive
+ Best Splitpush
+ Great scaling
+ Last Hit made Easy (Passive+Longe Range)
Caitlyn main advantage comes from her longe range, which is great for harassing and farming minions. Caitlyn therefore makes a great threat when it comes to trade blows with enemy. Caitlyn is very dangerous, because of her traps, she can zone the enemy, and deal CC even though she's an ADC. She can also attack towers from a distance, where she don't get targeted. She also have a really great scaling when it comes to DMG, and that is because she an ADC, and she got a really easy lane-phase, due to awesome attack animation and nice AS.
- CC, Lock Downs
- Support reliant
- Item dependant
- Abilities become less valuable due to DPS
- Ultimate can be blocked by Tanks
Caitlyn is a really strong ADC, but she does have some cons that we need to get to know about. The things about CC & Lock Downs, is what Caitlyn fears the most, because she's so squishy and can't really do anything to avoid getting killed when having CC on her. That's also why she hates assassins, because she most likely won't be able to do anything. And therefore she's support reliant, because a support would make her able to do more things freely. Due to her high DPS, that outdamages her abilites, they become less usable.
|You get this if you're really ahead and if you have a really good team, who can keep you alive, even in the most intense situations. With this item you can rotate quicker, and with your longe range you can also get that last shot in, because you're fast with the extra percentage of movementspeed it gives you. And it also is overall better in terms of battlestats, when it comes to teamfights.||
If you don't really have faith in your support, you wanna get this item as the last one, instead of Phantom Dancer and|
also if you're new to Caitlyn, you wanna get this item. And it also really great, if they do have a lot of assassins, because they will laser you, and you won't be able to carry the game as the ADC, without it. And from there, your team also have the time to get to you, and possible safe you from doom.
Berserker's Greaves > ATTACK SPEED
These boots is your 98% boots to go. What I mean here, is that these are really efficient on Caitlyn, because of the extra attackspeed it gives to you, which is really broken and makes Caitlyn's DPS much better, compared to other boots. With the attack speed given, it also makes it much easier for you to last hit minions, and CS is really important, and with the most important thing, which is objectives like Towers, we are more likely to win the game, destroying those things. Poking also becomes much easier.
Ninja Tabi > ARMOR
Ninja Tabi is also an option on Caitlyn, but it's mostly if they have a lot of assassins, which is most unlikely. Therefore you wanna go Berseker's Greaves 90% of the time, and that's due to the boots being so much better, but ! If they do have more than 1 assassin, you wanna grab these boots, despite the lower attack speed. And if they only have one assassin, like a super fed Talon, then get these boots as well.
Overheal if you have a support who heals you, then overheal is actually better than triumph, and that is because you gain so much more from it, also with our bloodthirster we still get a tiny percentage from that, as an overheal. Fact is, if you have a healing support like Soraka, you get 300% more in overheal, and only 40% from selfhealing through lifesteal, that means - it's not worth without a support who heals you.
Triumph why not Triumph? Why Overheal? Well you do wanna take Triumph most of the time, if you have a support who can't heal you with abilities, then it's obviously better to take Triumph, because of the possible teamfight carry from healing and the extra gold to snowball it.
Fleet Footwork is the best Keystone you can choose on Caitlyn, and that is because of the movementspeed burst it gives you, making you a threat combined with the extremely dangerous range that she have, as a natural born snipergod.
|We want to max out Ace in the Hole which is pretty obivous, because of how we wanna max out our ultimate most of the time, and it's also her "Kill Secured" or "You can't escape" ability, with an enormous damage output. You wanna max Q now, and is because of the poke. It's a great ability to poke away the enemy, and it also helps you to push your lane. Then you wanna max W, and that is because of how great that ability is at zoning and delivering some CC, if they are getting caught, which makes you able to deal a lot of extra damage, you wanna max E as the last one, because it's damage doesn't scale that well, compared to the other abilities.|
Headshot: Headshot is actually a really good passive on Caitlyn, it goes hand in hand with her W, and that is because it automatically procs if they step onto your trap. She gains really great poke damage from this passive, and great last hitting as well. Overall a great passive on Caitlyn.
Piltover Peacemaker (Q): Caitlyn's Q is a big threat, because it can deal damage to multiple enemies and even waveclear, which is important to keep a lane in your control. At the same time, it also deals a lot of damage, so it's an overall great ability.
Yordle Snap Trap (W): This ability is great if you want to CC enemies, being an ADC, which is rare - The options that are good is planting the trap in bushes - Or if you wanna play cool, and have a Thresh on your team, who grabs the enemy, and sends him directly to hell (When he grabs, you can place the trap, so he falls into the trap.).
90 Caliber Net (E): This ability seems useless, but it's actually really good in making her either get kills, or get away from getting killed. And that is because of how it works, with the dash. You can dash over walls, to escape getting killed, and you can dash towards your enemy, and abuse your long range - to kill him.
Ace in the Hole (R): This is her ultimate, and most satisfying ability. If you want to kill an enemy who's about to escape, you can simply click R and get that enemy hit, from really really far away, unless - with the downside, that someone blocks it, by stepping infront of the targeted champion, and tank it.