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Sona Build Guide by Lets Get Some MEAD
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Threats & Synergies
If your enemy team has Katarina make sure you keep your ulti for hers. The moment she starts her ulti you stun her, use Q and your passive hit and she is dead :) She won't ever get fed that way, but even fed you can counter her.
She has low life making her very vulnerable to Sona's high damage. You can counter her passive by simply use Q or R.
He has low life and his blind is useless against Sona BUT if he get fed he becomes a threat.
Don't try him 1v1 he has enough HP and damage to kick you.
She is weak early game but as her shield gets stronger you better watch out not to waste skills on her.
Just try to avoid her Q unless you will get a ton of damage.
The only weapon against him is the Zonya's, use it wisely.
She deals damage in longer range than Sona, keep your distance or try to trap her.
Nooope you cant beat him, wait for your team, play safe.
If he manage to hook you its gonna take some time to recover, watch him.
Very low HP for Sona's damage.
At mid-end game (when lanes actually are a mess) try to keep your ult for help at teamfights. An AOE stun is always useful ;P OFC you can always use it to take 1v1 kills cause its fun, but try to focus on helping, or the team will have no support. Unless you see your team is good and does not actually need a supp (that's rare though).
Sona deals damage mostly with her Q and her passive. When your R is ready its fine, BUT if it's on cooldown you must careful cause 1 Q and passive will not always give you a kill and when your Q is on cooldown you have nothing. So if an enemy hunts you down and think you can beat him, use your Q+passive then retreat using W+E (just so you get again your passive) then turn around to Q+passive him again and do that all over until you are safe.
When in a teamgifht focus your damage and your stun on the most fed enemy. The stun will make him useless and your damage is vital to end him. Don't forget to use your heal too, AOE healing and shielding is op. Try to keep your distance from champions that counters Sona cause she died really fast and she is very helpful for the team. Sona is actually one of the few supps you must focus at an enemy team.
Playing against her : If you have very ranged skills like Lux, don't go close to her, spam her from distance, she must come closer to deal damage on you. When Sona's passive is ready, there is a circle around her. This circle is: blue if the empowered hit will have Q's effect, green for W's effect and purple for E's effect. Especially when the circle is BLUE keep away. A good Sona player can beat most of adcs but if you have enough damage and you hit her first you can end her. Also she is good against champions with no CCs so if you have CC or stun or something like that use it on her. If your CCs are on cooldown wait for them. Most important, do not underestimate her, many do that and give kills to her. Especially under enemy turret you are a free kill. It's not worth to give her kill even if you kill her, she mustn't take items.